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From gourmet cuisine to favorite vacation comfort food, our concierge works with the best personal chefs in the Lake Tahoe area who will cater to your specific dining wishes. Arrange for a dinner party, a special celebration, an interactive cooking class, or indulge in the ultimate luxury and reserve a chef for your entire Tahoe vacation. Fill out the form below with as much detail as possible, and our Concierge Manager will contact you to finalize arrangements. Peruse a few of our favorite chefs below, and specify any preferences you have.

The Tahoe Dinner Bell, Nicolas Hernandez, owner and personal chef
Award-winning Chef Nicholas is clasically French trained from the University of New York at Delhi. Menus are completely custom with cuisines from all regions made from fresh, local ingredients. Additionally, they offer cooking lessons, ice sculptures, and wine pairings with a certified Level II Sommelier.  View a sample menu. 

Marlies, Your Personal Chef, Marlies, owner and personal chef
Marlies is so recommended that she rarely requires introduction; and her dishes are absolutely amazing. View a sample menu.

As You Wish Personal Chef & Catering, Michael Farrier, owner and personal chef
Steadfast on using the freshest available ingredients, each dish is both delicious and beautifully-presented. View a sample menu. 

EATS Cooking Company, Tommy Adkins, owner and chef
Chef Tommy Adkins brings EATS Cooking Co. to the market place to provide Northern California with creative dining options that consistently featured ingredients procured with a refined sense of ethics and purpose. A passion for animal ethics and environmental sustainability is at the very foundation of all his menus. View a sample menu.

Starkey's, Dave Starkey, owner and chef
After attending culinary school in Maryland, Chef Dave Starkey became a clasically trained French chef. Dave has been in Tahoe over 20 years, having spent eight years as head sushi chef at Dragonfly Restaurant in Truckee. Now, with his French & Asian influences, Chef Dave is prepared to offer you a gourmet feast. View a sample menu.

D’lish catering, Lee Kresy, owner and chef
D'lish chefs stay on top of the latest culinary trends while blending them well with the classics. They are advocates of locally-sourced and sustainable ingredients, recycling and minimal waste. They are happy to accommodate any special dietary requirements and look forward to catering your intimate meal. View a sample menu.

Gather, Whitney Wiberg, owner and chef
Whitney and her staff love incorporating the freshest, local ingredients in their cooking. Farmer's markets and local ranches are where you'll find us buying our food. Summertime commercial fishing in Alaska supplies one of our specialties - salmon! View a sample menu.

Tahoe Private Chef, Josh Brown, owner and chef
Josh's passion is custom sushi menus for each client. The sample menus are only suggestions. Josh knows that everyone has unique tastes, so you deserve a unique menu with fresh ingredients prepared with love. Inquire about in-home private sushi classes and more! View a sample menu.

Mortar Pestle Cooking, Andreya Nightingale, owner and chef
Mortar Pestle Cooking was established with the goal of bringing thoughtfully prepared food and wine to your dinner table. Andreya is known for expressing the mood of the season through simple and beautiful ingredients that create memorable meals designed specifically for you. Inquire about private cooking and wine classes. View a sample menu.

Faded Apron, Lily Doolin, owner and chef
Faded Apron aims to celebrate seasonality, fresh ingredients, delicious food, and life’s special moments around the dining table.  Our intimate private gatherings create an unforgettable dining experience to visitors and locals alike, who want to take in all that Tahoe has to offer, and eat well while they do it. View a sample menu.

LOBO Provisions, Quinten Frye, owner and chef
Chef Quinten Frye is an award-winning, innovative culinary professional with over 20 years of experience in the kitchen. He was introduced to farm-to-table and sustainable food practices at an early stage in his career, which has shaped him professionally to focus on sustainability and locally sourced products. His work has taken him around the world from Austin to Washington D.C, San Francisco, Mexico, Hawaii, Australia, and SouthEast Asia. View a sample menu.

Pinedrop Provisions, Amanda Kasper, owner and chef
Pinedrop Provisions, strives to bring thoughtful cooking to your gathered table. We want to create an experience around your table that sparks conversation, makes connections and fills your plate. View a sample menu.

Hen of the Woods, Michael Murray, owner and chef
Michael Murray, founder and owner of Hen of the Woods began hosting pop-ups in Truckee in 2021 with the intention of providing dining experiences that are otherwise not found in the Tahoe area. By 2022, he was awarded Best Caterer in North Lake Tahoe. He strives to create Pan-Asian cuisine but loves cooking anything unique using local and sustainably farmed product. Michael worked with Gregory Gourdet of Kann and Janis Martin of Tanuki in Portland, Oregon while he was simultaneously pursing a Masters of Fine Arts in creative writing. View a sample menu. 

Noisettes Mobile Kitchen, Mary & Michelle Sallah, owners and chefs
With over 25 years of restaurant and private chef experience between the two of them, sisters Mary and Michelle Sallah create custom menus for every client and event, with a true effort to support local farmers and producers all year long. Along with their inspired, elevated cooking, they are versatile and accommodating - have food dropped for your vacation, or have meals made fresh in your kitchen. They also have a catering trailer available for larger parties, or events on location in the Tahoe area. Local, seasonal menus available on request.

To book your private chef, email [email protected] or detail your request here.