Chef Melinda specializes in small, private events, intimate dinner parties and special occasions with “cuisine couture.” The difference between catering and Chef Melinda is fresh food is prepared on-site and plated for each guest.

Private chef services include menu development, shopping and cooking in your kitchen. Table service, bar service and clean-up can also be included. The possibilities are endless!

With Chef Melinda cooking classes are more than just learning how to cook. She will explain how to shop for meats and how to make fresh produce selections. She’ll actually go shopping with you!

In the kitchen she can teach you to understand spices, oils and other ingredients. You’ll learn the proper way to prep meat and vegetables and even chop onions. You can also learn cooking techniques such as braising, sautéing and pan-frying… more info

(828) 638-6766