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Popular Questions And Answers

Here we hope to answer many of the questions you might have about hiring a personal chef from Cape Cod Chef on Call to provide what you need for your special event. If you don’t see the answer to your question, call now! We’ll be happy to talk with you! 508-896-1400

  • Why Hire a Personal Chef?
    The price is comfortable since our overhead is less demanding Our service is known for designing small events with the expertise of clockwork Our service provides full days, single events, large weddings-rehearsal dinners with expert Chefs at the helm coupled with hospitality arrangements Where does your food come from?…..Local freshness from our 2 acre Brewster Garden, Chatham Fish & Lobster, Phoenix Fruit, Cape Abilities Farm, Fancy’s Produce, Flynn’s Pig Farm, Farmers Markets, Edible Flowers picked daily. Cape Cod cuisine at its finest! Shops for food allergies and sensitivities Provides all “eco-green” disposables for any occasion Prepares your mother’s family recipe with the skill of a professional Cape Cod chef Provides professional knives & cooking equipment for most parties and Cape Cod events Gives a five star restaurant performance to all meals Removes all garbage Leaves all kitchens – small or large – in spotless condition Service Staff is the best around Cape as we are like “family” serving family Heads up a kitchen to prepare for 2 or 150. Rentals can be a part of our service with the catering Staff for bartending, and wait staff can be a part of our service for your Cape Cod party or other event
  • Arrival Arrangements
    Our staff makes prior arrangements with you to leave a garage door unlocked or a door for entering and unloading We want everyone to stay at the beach or having fun as long as possible the day of the event or prepared meal
  • Payment For Services
    A personal check or cash is customary. No credit cards please. A 50% deposit or a $400 non-refundable deposit is taken to register your event with us Weddings have contracts written up to outline the fees for rentals, entertainment, staff Vacation Chef has separate written agreement and payment schedule Deposits are received and notified by email You will receive a daily invoice of the grocery receipts and hours of the Chef at the end of each work day. A personal check or cash is used as payment made out to Cape Cod Chef On Call, Inc. On the final invoice.
  • Rates
    Our vacation chef rate is a minimum of 2 days and 6 hours a day. Please call for our current rates. At the end of your vacation chef’s booking, there is placed on the final invoice an 10% Event Fee for your chef’s liability. Your chef determines the numbers of hours that is needed to shop, travel to the home, prepare the meals, Buffet-Style or plated service, clean the kitchen area, and depart.
  • Kevin Jamison
    Professional hospitality background: L’Auberge Chez François Great Falls VA The Stouffers Hotel Washington DC Evans Farm Inn McClean VA The Bradford Inn Chatham Impudent Oyster Chatham Luscious Louie’s Chatham
  • Judy Jamisan
    Professional hospitality background: Arts Lottery Chairperson for City of New Bedford Owner of Pineapple Hospitality Bed and Breakfast Reservation Service Director of Tourism City of New Bedford Chatham Bars Inn culinary Internship
  • Chef's Qualifications
    All of our Chefs have updated sanitation certifications All of our Chefs have a minimum of 10 years experience in restaurant work Some of our Chefs have worked for 5 star restaurants, celebrities, and CEO’s of major corporations
  • Deposit & Cancellation
    A non-refundable deposit in the form of a personal check of $600 is required to book your dates. Once the chef begins the job with your family, the deposit is used toward the final invoice OR as a cancellation fee for any reason. The deposit that is sent in advance to Cape Cod Chef on Call, Inc. reserves your vacation chef and will be calculated toward the final invoice.
  • Cancellation Policy
    Your Chef is reserved once this office receives your deposit. If there is a scheduled booking the deposit will be used toward that non-cancellation scheduled bookings for 6 hours of chef work.
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