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  • Celebratory Tasting Menu: In San Rafael, California (1)

    Lisa Hines

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    Celebratory Tasting Menu

    Fete a special occasion with an haute menu at home when you invite Chef Lisa Hines into your kitchen.

    San Rafael, California

    8-50 people

    8-50 people

    5 hours

    US$190/person Total US$1,520

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      The Experience

      Revel in an haute, globe-trotting meal from Chef Lisa Hines who has worked for years at some of the finest restaurants in San Francisco. Now a private chef, she invites you to experience the heights of fine-dining in the comfort of your own home. For this formal dinner, Chef Lisa will cook an amuse-bouche and five culinary delicacies. Meticulously prepared and utilizing her technical skills as a classically trained chef, your menu starts off with a decadent amuse-bouche. The first bite will be followed with a beautiful first course such as a prawns provençale butterflied with Pernod, panko, parsley, and garlic on micro-greens and wild mushroom duxelles — depending on seasonality and the availability of ingredients. The second course is an inventive salad. You’ll cleanse the palate with an intermezzo (think champagne sorbetto) before diving into the richness of a main entree. On the sample menu is a filet of beef with a balsamic reduction and petite lobster dumpling. The meal will finish with an exquisite dessert such as a citrus napoleon surrounded by fresh berries. If you have a special bottle of wine you have been saving, this would be an opportune occasion to open it! Photo credit: Albert Law


      • One (1) amuse-bouche and five-course plated meal for eight (8) to 20 guests
      • Includes custom shopping for farm fresh ingredients, set up, clean up, and gratuity
      • Host provides kitchen supplies and equipment 
      • For parties over 10 guests, one (1) server at $250 flat-fee
      • Chef transportation fee may apply beyond an hour distance of San Rafael starting at $100 
      • Tableware and rentals not included 
      • Alcohol and other beverages not included 
      • Experience provided in English (US)

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