Extraordinary Private Chefs and Catering

Our Services

 

Representing Cape towns finest Chefs. Available on a day to day rental for your holiday or business stay.

Let us take your kitchen to the next level, offering tailor made consultancy packages.

Allow us to turn your holiday rental into a 5* boutique hotel. From baby sitting to butlers we can tend to your needs.

Creative catering at its finest, completely personal and bespoke. With the option for full event co-ordination.

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Private Chefs

 

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Private Chefs

From Plettenberg Bay in South Africa to the distant shores of America, you will find our talented chefs following the summer roster. You choose the destination and CAPE TOWN CHEF will travel to you to ensure a memorable getaway with your friends and family. 

Our services begin prior to your arrival to ensure that your experience is nothing short of perfect from the moment you arrive. This includes meeting your private chef to discuss your personalised menus and the details of your venue, checking cooking facilities and equipment, as well as sourcing ingredients and stocking provisions in your pantry. We prepare delicious breakfasts, lunch and dinners on a daily basis as per your request and provide a full service from setting your dining table to a complete kitchen clean-up.

We also provide gourmet catering for events you would like to host while on holiday, be it a cocktail party or sit-down dinner party, a romantic dinner for two or a picnic, high-tea or any special occasion worthy of celebration, from birthdays and anniversaries to engagement parties and weddings. Our chefs behind the scenes as well as our front of house staff focus on the finer details of your event, whether big or small, we aim to make it stand out from the rest. 

Please have a look at our wide range of menu options which can be tailored to your preferences and dietary requirements.

 

Chef Consultant

 

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Chef Consultant

Opening a restaurant, casual diner, hotel fine dining, Ice cream shop or quick service food counters and need some guidance to make your dream a reality? Want market place and to out preform your competitors? From development of a few new dishes to launching a brand-new concept from scratch, let Chef Consultant Services help you achieve your goals with a new perspective from creative industry professionals.  Let’s get cooking.

 

Crafting menus and dishes

Do you want an exciting new spring menu using fresh and local ingredients? Need a few new dishes to add some new offerings to your core menu. Chef Consultant Services can provide menus, feature dishes, limited time promotional items, or core menu dishes that represent your brand and fit your concept. We can refine or improve current offerings, create efficiencies, simplify or style menus and dishes to maximize equipment use or address specific regional preferences.

 

Training culinary staff

Chefs and kitchen team members are the life blood of any successful restaurant or foodservice establishment. Help your culinary team hone their skills or learn new techniques. Inspire seasoned culinary staff with training, fresh ideas or systems to make their jobs and kitchen operations simpler, smoother and more profitable. We can work with your existing brigade to transform your kitchen operation into something you can be proud to show off to your guests.

 

Implementing systems and tools

By implementing procedures, systems, and tools we can reduce slippage or shrinkage and give you more control of your business.  Understand your business and areas for improvement with inventory control systems, theoretical vs. actual food cost tracking and labor productivity analysis. We can help you standardize recipes, procedures and systems to maximize efficiency and create consistent repeat guest experiences while maximising profitability.

 

Providing operational support

Perhaps you’re a long-term owner / operator that needs just a little support identifying operational opportunities, efficiencies and profit potential. Maybe you’re a big picture visionary that needs a hands-on leader to develop your concept. Operator hand holding is available working with you through every step from kitchen design and construction, supplier and service procurement, to grand opening day with as much or as little support you deem necessary.

 

Recruiting the correct staff

Collaborating with the leading executive search firms in the serving Food + Beverage Industry. We identify talent for all your food service positions. We assist in the interview process, staff budgets and product training.

Up until we find your perfect member we are able to assist you with relief Chefs buying you time to make the correct choice. Eat. Drink. Recruit. Repeat.

 

Villa Services

 

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Villa Services

We specialise in making your holiday as luxurious as possible. While you relax in the comfort of your own home or rented villa, why not make use of our additional services so that you don't need to lift a finger. CAPE TOWN CHEF's range of villa services go hand-in-hand with our private chef and catering services to provide a full-service offering to satisfy the world's most discerning holidaymakers.

We have a dedicated team of staff on hand and outsource the best in the industry to offer you the following:

  • Housekeeping staff and butlers
  • Shopping service delivery 
  • Nannies and baby sitters
  • Luxury Chauffeur services

  • Scenic and adventure tours
  • Yoga instructors and personal fitness trainers
  • Health and beauty treatments
  • Flowers 
  • Bar supply and bar staff

 

Catering Services

 

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Catering Services

Welcome to Capetownchef catering and events. we specialize in bespoke catering for a variety of events from dinners and lunch parties, to large events and wedding catering. Our food has an emphasis on carefully sourced ingredients, chosen from artisan producers and local suppliers for quality. As well as this, our menus are seasonal and tailored to our client’s vision. We produce luxury food for you in a venue, on your big day, or even in the comfort of your home, our offering is unique amongst catering companies in the Western Cape, something which we are really proud of.

We mix our passion, attention to detail and excellence with the personalities of the client in order to create a unique work that will meet all expectations.

Capetownchef have the option of an event coordinator to take you every step of the way, and trusted partners in styling, venue hire, bar logistics, entertainment and all-inclusive packages, to help manage commitments... so top up that Prosecco and contact us.

Capetownchef are also true romantics when it comes to wedding catering. We understand that your big day is one of the most important days in your life, we also know you’ve much to arrange so, to make things easier choose Capetownchef , we always deliver, we are ahead of the trends and always push the limits.

Our catering is a bespoke service where you’ll get to meet the Chef personally and run over numerous menus and ideas until we able to settle on your perfect wedding culinary experience.

We know that weddings need to be both personal and just perfect, to make our bride and groom happy, so we do have a number of suggestions for you including a 4 course wedding breakfast, an evening canapé party, or something a little different like beach braais up West or even a boxed luxury picnic.