KT's Kitchen and West Marin Green Cuisine Services
Private & Personal Chef Services that Include Event Party Planning and Co-ordination in the Bay area and Marin County
"...To Eat is Necessity; To Eat Well is an Art!"
Special events need impeccable coordination. We provide all the services you need for a memorable event. From menus, rental coordination, florists, bartenders, maître d’hotel to wait staff, we’ve got you covered. We offer substitutions for special diets, as well as kosher, vegan, and vegetarian cuisine. Hosting a special event has many challenges. We can meet any budget (and every need) to make your event a supreme success.
KT's Kitchen excels in Private & Personal Chef services that includes party planning and coordination, whether you are having a wedding, a reception, a birthday, anniversary, christening, communion, baby or bachelorette party. We often also provide service to yoga retreats, corporate events or simple celebrations of life.
We offer a complete party experience - including coordinating all food service and rentals - tailored to your distinct desires and needs. Here is a partial list of what we offer:
- Private cook (including, shopping, set-up, serving and clean-up services)
- Lunch & Dinner Parties for your Home or Office
- Weddings (I offer a full-service package, including West Marin site location and music entertainment) and Wakes (I love both kinds of celebrations!)
- On-Site Meal Preparation & Demonstrations (even in the most remote places)
- Seasonal Meal Planning & Preparation for Your Best Health
- Special Diet Meals & Menu Development
- Aperitif Tastings & Food Pairings (I’d be happy to pair my food with excellent wines from France, California – and even Marin County!)
- Special Event Planning and Catering (including Delivery, Staffing, Rentals and Florals services)
- Classes in Cooking (and French!) Why not learn how to make the perfect crepe?
- Through my affiliation with Pathfinder Communications, I can also help you plan an ecologically sound community event featuring tasty organic food, music, potential speakers and tips on how to lessen your environmental footprint. Let’s try to protect the earth while we savor its largesse.
Private, Personal Chef Parameters by KT’s Kitchen
KT's Kitchen offers flexible payment options and will help you plan your menu within your budget. Here are some basic rules of thumb prices, per person for selected meals and food services:
Continental Breakfast: $10
Luncheon/Brunch: $12 to $15 (Iced tea and lemonade included)
KT's Buffet and Sit Down Dinners: $28 (starting price, depending on selection):
- 2 Passed appetizers or cheese display with fresh fruit, nuts
- Salad or Soup
- Main Course
- Starch (potato, rice, pasta), 1 seasonal vegetable
- Breads, butter or olive oils
- Dessert: (may be included)
Dinner menu for children under 10 years old: half price
15% delivery charge on all total cost of food and beverages dropped off
(Delivery fees waived for Stinson Beach and sister cities Bolinas and Muir Beach)
15% of total estimate deposited one week before the event to hold the date once the client has approved the menu, number of guests and price quote. Deposit is non-refundable if the event is canceled 48 hours before the date. For weddings of 50 or more people: a 25% deposit of total estimate 3 months before the event date, fully refundable up until one month prior to the wedding date (Please note, the same 25% deposit will not be refundable if the event is canceled 1 week prior to the event)
Unless otherwise negotiated, a $25 fee per couple will be required for first tasting; subsequent tastings will be at full price.
15% of the total bill
Wait Staff Costs (when my menu is served)
Sous Chef (if necessary): $35 per hour
Maitre d' Hotel: $30 per hour
Servers: $25 per hour
Bartender: $30 per hour
Kitchen staff: $22 per hour
(Note: KT's kitchen is not an event staffing agency)
For parties over 30 clients, a 4 hour minimum shift is required. Gratuity of 15% is suggested.
Free Equipment Offer
KT's Kitchen offers platters, utensils, chafers, and other buffet related items for up to 80 people at No Charge as appreciation for your business.
No gluten, no dairy, no fat, no meat, no problem! Menu substitutions for special diets are KT's Kitchen speciality as are kosher, vegan, and vegetarian cuisine.