Private Chef Tasting Menu: What to Expect

Collaborate and design the perfect menu with your Chef.

Diners enjoy visiting restaurants to treat themselves and try new foods, but hiring a private chef offers a unique culinary event that you, your guests, and your loved ones will remember for years. 

When you hire an INTUEAT private chef, you're committing to an immersive night with a seasoned professional who you can work with to tailor your dream dinner, with the added benefit of enjoying your meal in the comfort of your home.

A tasting menu, derived from the French term degustation, is a collection of small dishes coursed throughout the evening to create a meal. Chefs design tasting menus for elevated culinary experiences, showcasing their skill and highlighting seasonal flavors. Many private chefs recommend pairing the dishes with a special selection of wine or a curated drink menu.

Continue reading to learn more about what you can expect when using INTUEAT's professional private chef's tasting menu services.

The INTUEAT Platform

INTUEAT's unique platform connects professional chefs from around the country with clients to provide fine dining culinary experiences for groups, events, and even private cooking classes. INTUEAT's extensive chef network consists of experienced chefs with different backgrounds, specialties, and price models. They can offer a world-class birthday dinner with delicious food or cooking classes for a wonderful experience.

Because our chefs set their rates and create their menus, INTUEAT offers a one-of-a-kind platform through which you can find professional chefs that curate your desired experience within a budget that works for you. 

The INTUEAT Chef Lineup

INTUEAT ensures that all personal chefs provide the highest quality service. We require our chefs to undergo a rigorous vetting process that ensures they possess the culinary expertise, organization, and professionalism to meet your expectations and do an amazing job. 

All of INTUEAT's personal chefs have expert knowledge and a unique passion for their preferred cuisine styles. Personal chefs available for hire through INTUEAT include:

  • Nobu Matsuhisa: this legendary restauranteur specializes in new-style Japanese cuisine.
  • Alexandra Gertner: an established chef specializing in creating Latin and Mediterranean-inspired gluten-free meals.
  • Brenno Camurugy: an emerging Brazilian chef who brings the unique flavors of contemporary gastronomy to your dining room.

Selecting a Menu

Whether you hire a personal chef for a date night or a dinner party, you'll want someone who can help realize your vision. The more you know ahead of time, the better your chance of partnering with the right chef. 

Getting a clear idea of the type of food you're interested in having is fundamental when serving a tasting menu so that you can find a personal chef with relevant credentials. For example, for a fall dinner party celebrating local cuisine with fresh herbs in Denver, you might look for a local chef specializing in farm-to-table

When selecting an INTUEAT chef, use online sources, sample menus, and other inspiration for the menu you want your chef to create. 

Select a Chef

Review our chef's profiles on our website. As you decide which chef you want to partner with, you can easily communicate with multiple chefs through our easy-to-use messaging system. You can speak with several INTUEAT chefs to determine which one best fits your event. 

Explain the Event

When communicating with INTUEAT chefs, explain the type of event you're hosting to ensure they can accommodate you. Our chefs have experience cooking romantic dinners for two, dinner parties, corporate events, and more. A great chef at INTUEAT can duplicate your culinary family traditions for a reunion or prepare great food for a beloved husband's birthday dinner — it's all up to you.

Provide Dietary Details

INTUEAT chefs understand the seriousness of all dietary restrictions when preparing tasting menus, so provide details early. Our chefs can design menus that accommodate gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, or any other dietary restrictions for you and your guests, just ask! Restrictions shouldn't affect your taste buds, so our chefs will craft an amazing experience that attends to your dietary needs.

Expect Excellence

Once you've communicated your needs to your INTUEAT chef, you can sit back and enjoy your meal. INTUEAT chefs will create unique dining experiences that guests will remember for years. They bring all the ingredients and tools necessary to cook a lovely meal.

Sample Menus

If you're curious about the types of food that INTUEAT chefs might prepare, consider some of the following dishes that our chefs have served in the past:

If you need a little inspiration from sample menus, check out some of these:

If you can dream it, the chefs at INTUEAT can bring it to life! The one-of-a-kind private chef tasting menu will be totally unique to your event.


We love our INTUEAT chefs and rely on them to provide our customers with exceptional service every time. Here's what some of our INTUEAT customers had to say about their experiences with our personal chefs:

"Having a personal chef come to the house was a great experience. The INTUEAT staff arrived two hours before planned service and the chef was fun and personable. Chef Joy was great! The food was excellent. Food sensitivities were expertly handled. We loved the experience!"  

"WOW! What an amazing dinner we had. We had the pleasure of having Chef James and his assistant Shaun create some amazing plates for us at our house. Extremely professional service! They brought ALL of their own equipment and left our kitchen cleaner than it was previously. The five-course meal was spectacular. I HIGHLY recommend INTUEAT to anyone that enjoys an amazing food EXPERIENCE." 

"I am a Realtor, and I bought a dinner for clients of mine who just had a baby. My clients were thrilled with the whole experience, especially since the chef was able to integrate a few tough dietary restrictions into the menu. Thanks so much INTUEAT...I will definitely be using your services again." 

Exquisite Private Chef Tasting Menus With INTUEAT

For a culinary experience in the comfort of your home, look no further than INTUEAT. We offer highly customizable professional chef services for any budget. Whether you want a romantic dinner, a big holiday meal, a party, or just a night off from cooking, INTUEAT provides the perfect way to experience restaurant-quality food at home. 

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Feeling inspired to start planning your own event? Find your INTUEAT personal chef in Sarasota, Denver, Colorado Springs, Miami, and Fort Lauderdale!

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