Chef For Me

Your 'Chef For Me' Personal Chef Will Take Good Care of You and Your Family. Call 'Chef For Me' 919-889-3752 Email: ChefJoe@ChefForMe.com

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Get to know your Personal Chef!

Hiring a Personal Chef from Chef For Me starts with seeing the credibility and professionalism while developing trust like you do with the family doctor over time.
The first step is interviewing your family's personal Chef and tasting samples. The next step is establishing a customized menu for your family.

Chef For Me

Personal chef services are not just for the affluent - if you find yourself eating out often, getting fast food and having no time in the evening this may be perfect for your family! Packages vary and there is a package that will fit your family!

YOU can do this for your family!

A Chef For Me Personal Chef provides great tasting food and the precious gift of time with a convenient and affordable solution to the question of What's For Dinner? Your personal chef will be able to provide references, testimonials and endorsements from other clients.

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Your Personal Chef Is a Professional Chef!

Chef For Me is a member of the professional personal chef association and is covered by a one million dollar liability insurance policy. Your personal chef has a professional degree and certification from culinary school. Your personal chef from Chef For Me has over 30 years experience as a chef cooking in; restaurants, hotels, country clubs, and special event catering. Estimates are 1 out of 5 active personal chefs have these credentials.

Quality Life

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Quality of Life!

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Customized

Customized Menus!

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Catering

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Quality of Life

Tired of the hassle in preparing meals everyday? Get a Personal Chef! Call 'Chef For Me' 919-889-3752 Email: ChefJoe@ChefForMe.com

Quality of Life

Chef Joe Personal chef services gives your familiy more quality time together.Chef Joe Personal chef services gives your familiy more quality time together.

Eliminate the stress of 'What's For Dinner'!

"Your answer to providing you with great tasting, healthful, affordable meals in the comfort of your home without the daily grind of shopping and cooking is Chef For Me Personal Chef Services."

Chef For Me Personal Chef Service includes:

  • Customized Menu Planning
  • Grocery Shopping
  • In-Home Meal Preparation
  • Storage and Cleanup
  • Enjoyment
Viola! Bon Appetite! You're Done!

Most Important Benefit

"Perhaps the most important benefit of hiring Chef For Me Personal Chef Service, is that it provides you with more time to spend with your spouse, kids, to do some reading or hobby, or enjoy a relaxing walk. Personal Chefs take you out of the kitchen and allow you to enjoy the things you value the most in life. It means more YOU time."

Personal Chef cooks in your home

"A Personal Chef comes to your home with everything needed and prepares multiple personalized meals in your kitchen."

"Nutritious good tasting food as you would expect from a personal chef, and comfort food like mom used to make!"

You select items off the menu for your family

"Most families hire Chef For Me as a real need to solve the problem of not wanting more fast food, not wanting to eat out several nights a week, and to save time as a couple at home in the evenings or as busy families to make sure the whole familiy eats before running to after school or evening activities with the kids."

"Chef Magenheimer sends you a menu in advance and you select items off the menu for your family so you can make selections for you next meals. It is a simple way to have great food ready for all your family when you get in the door."

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Restaurant Expertise

"Ever want the great tasting food of a restaurant, the healthiness of home prepared food with the no hassle ease and clean up of delivery? Hiring a Personal Chef affords you all these benefits!"

Chef For Me is a member of the professional personal chef association and is covered by a one million dollar liability insurance policy. Chef For Me has a professional degree and certification from culinary school. Your personal chef from Chef For Me has over 30 years experience as a chef cooking in restaurants, hotels, country clubs, and special event catering. Chef Joe will put his experience in the meals he makes for your family.

Customized Menus

Want pasta? Onions give you gas? Like lots of garlic? Get a Personal Chef - Call 'Chef For Me' 919-889-3752 Email: ChefJoe@ChefForMe.com

Customized Menu Planning!

Have It Your Way!

A Personal Chef takes the time to learn your individual and family needs and everyone's preferences. Your personal chef uses this information to create delicious meals personalized to your individual tastes.

  • Busy Singles
  • Dual income families
  • New Parents
  • Convalescing patients
  • Special dietary needs

We can plan the menu with you, shop, decorate, cook, clean and serve as well as clean up for any occasion. Bartenders and servers are at your disposal. Our goal is to make your special occasion perfect, hassle-free and very impressive.

We will be happy to prepare family recipes or special dietary courses. all recipes can be prepared to suit your tastes and needs. By packaging meals in individual servings, we can take care of your most challenging dietary needs for each family member. See a few examples of different dietary needs on this page.

private time with your friends anytime with your meals already cooked for you! Invite anyone in your life to dinner - Chef Joe has your back!

Special Dinner

We can even prepare a special dinner for friends or business associates so that you can enjoy the evening and not have to spend your time serving and wondering if everything is okay!

Customized Menu Samples!

Non-Restrictive Diets

Here are two sample menus for two different families.

Menu for Kathy

Grilled Hawaiian Mahi Mahi

(Storage & Servings: Fresh Serve 2)
Grilled Mahi Mahi in a Citrus Ginger Soy Marinade

NY Strip Steak

(Storage & Servings: Fresh Serve 2)

Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Seasoned Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic

Stuffed Bell Peppers

(Storage & Servings: Freezer 4)
Large Green Bell Peppers filled with a Ground Beef Mixture containing Onions, Mushrooms,
Rice and Parmesan Cheese topped with a mild Tomato Sauce

Chicken in Lemon-Wine Sauce

(Storage & Servings: Freezer 4)

Sautéed Chicken Breast in a light White Wine Lemon Chicken Sauce finished with Lemon Zest and Parsley

Mexican Rice
White Rice seasoned with Mexican Herbs, Spices, and Tomato with Bell Peppers and Onions

Twice Baked Potatoes
Twiced baked stuffed potato Baked Potatoes filled with rich seasoned Mashed Potatoes and topped with Cheddar Cheese

Crab Lasagna

(Storage & Servings: Freezer 6)
A Lasagna made with Crab, Ricotta and Cream Cheese with a light Béchamel Sauce

Menu for Angel

Salmon with Cracked Black Pepper

(Storage & Servings: Fresh Serve 2)

Salmon with Coarse Black Pepper pressed into the flesh and sautéed in Butter. Finished with Lemon Juice and Fresh Dill

Country French Baked Chicken

(Storage & Servings: Refrigerator 4)
Chicken roasted in White Wine with New potatoes, Carrots, Pearl Onions, Bacon, and Mushrooms topped with its own Gravy

Ginger Beef Stir-Fry

(Storage & Servings: Refrigerator 4)
Marinated Stir-fried Strips of Beef in a Ginger-Soy Sauce

Braised Honey-Lemon Pork Roast with Prunes

(Storage & Servings: Freezer 4)
Braised Pork loin slices in a sauce lightly-flavored with Cinnamon, Lemon and Honey and topped with Prunes

Baked Ziti & Italian Sausage Casserole

(Storage & Servings: Freezer 6)
A hardy layered Italian Sausage, Pasta and Cheese Casserole

Low Fat Diets

Here is nutritional information for a few Low Fat sample items.

Nutritional Information for Karen

Flounder Vera Cruz

(Per Serving) Calories: 384 (40.5% Fat, 14.3% Carbohydrates, 45.2% Protein)
Total Fat: 17.26g, Saturated Fat: 2.58g, Cholesterol: 116mg, Sodium: 391mg, Carbohydrates: 13.77g, Fiber:
1.33g, Protein: 43.37g, Alcohol: 0g

Fennel Pork Roast Sonoma

(Per Serving) Calories: 571 (23.2% Fat, 33% Carbohydrates, 43.8% Protein, 4.2% Alcohol)
Total Fat: 14.75g, Saturated Fat: 5.25g, Cholesterol: 155mg, Sodium: 853mg, Carbohydrates: 47.04g, Fiber:
1.16g, Protein: 62.51g, Alcohol: 3.39g

Tex Mex Stew

(Per Serving) Calories: 516 (13.8% Fat, 57.8% Carbohydrates, 28.4% Protein)
Total Fat: 7.91g, Saturated Fat: 2.61g, Cholesterol: 49mg, Sodium: 755mg, Carbohydrates: 74.51g, Fiber: 5.94g,
Protein: 36.67g, Alcohol: 0g

Sesame Orange Chicken

(Per Serving) Calories: 555 (14% Fat, 50.7% Carbohydrates, 35.3% Protein)
Total Fat: 8.63g, Saturated Fat: 1.92g, Cholesterol: 116mg, Sodium: 1138mg, Carbohydrates: 70.32g, Fiber:
0.94g, Protein: 49.04g, Alcohol: 0g

Jambalaya with Shrimp, Chicken, and Sausage

This Jambalaya with Shrimp, Chicken, and Sausage is a favorite of Chef Joe's clients. This Jambalaya is a favorite of Chef Joe's clients. Photo credit; Cary News Newspaper.

(Per Serving) Calories: 277 (39% Fat, 18.9% Carbohydrates, 42.2% Protein)
Total Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 3.92g, Cholesterol: 113mg, Sodium: 1169mg, Carbohydrates: 13.08g, Fiber: 1.04g,
Protein: 29.22g, Alcohol: 0g

Vegetarian Diets

veggie peppers carrots peas

Here is nutritional informationare on a few sample items for Debra.

Fettuccine Alfredo

(Per Serving) Calories: 691 (57.9% Fat, 23.4% Carbohydrates, 18.7% Protein)
Total Fat: 44.46g, Saturated Fat: 27.24g, Cholesterol: 175mg, Sodium: 1016mg, Carbohydrates: 40.45g, Fiber:
0.17g, Protein: 32.25g, Alcohol: 0g

Southwest Vegetable Chowder

(Per Serving) Calories: 278 (26.3% Fat, 61.4% Carbohydrates, 12.2% Protein)
Total Fat: 8.12g, Saturated Fat: 2.52g, Cholesterol: 10mg, Sodium: 1542mg, Carbohydrates: 42.67g, Fiber:
1.85g, Protein: 8.48g, Alcohol: 0g

Broccoli Mushroom Tofu Quiche

(Per Serving) Calories: 655 (56.8% Fat, 29.5% Carbohydrates, 13.6% Protein)
Total Fat: 41.37g, Saturated Fat: 4.1g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 725mg, Carbohydrates: 48.34g, Fiber: 1.86g,
Protein: 22.21g, Alcohol: 0g

Cheese and Vegetable Manicotti

(Per Serving) Calories: 409 (53.3% Fat, 25.8% Carbohydrates, 23.6% Protein, 2.3% Alcohol)
Total Fat: 24.2g, Saturated Fat: 13.03g, Cholesterol: 75mg, Sodium: 1562mg, Carbohydrates: 26.35g, Fiber:
2.52g, Protein: 24.1g, Alcohol: 1.35g

Corn and Black Bean Salad with Honey

Corn for Corn and Black Bean Salad with Honey for menu

(Per Serving) Calories: 488 (50.3% Fat, 39.6% Carbohydrates, 10% Protein)
Total Fat: 27.27g, Saturated Fat: 3.75g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 319mg, Carbohydrates: 48.35g,
Fiber: 2.97g, Protein: 12.2g, Alcohol: 0g

Pasta with Caponata

(Per Serving) Calories: 505 (28.7% Fat, 59.8% Carbohydrates, 11.5% Protein)
Total Fat: 16.13g, Saturated Fat: 2.2g, Cholesterol: 72mg, Sodium: 563mg, Carbohydrates: 75.46g, Fiber: 2.23g,
Protein: 14.54g, Alcohol: 0g

Low Carb

Frying veggies for menu

Here is nutritional information for a few Low Carb sample items for Mary.

Roasted Pork Tenderloin

(Per Serving) Calories: 265 (27.8% Fat, 0% Carbohydrates, 72.3% Protein)
Total Fat: 8.19g, Saturated Fat: 2.82g, Cholesterol: 134mg, Sodium: 95mg, Carbohydrates: 0g, Fiber: 0g,
Protein: 47.88g, Alcohol: 0g

Jambalaya with Shrimp, Chicken, and Sausage

This Jambalaya with Shrimp, Chicken, and Sausage is a favorite of Chef Joe's clients. This Jambalaya is a favorite of Chef Joe's clients. Photo credit; Cary News Newspaper.

(Per Serving) Calories: 277 (39% Fat, 18.9% Carbohydrates, 42.2% Protein)
Total Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 3.92g, Cholesterol: 113mg, Sodium: 1169mg, Carbohydrates: 13.08g, Fiber: 1.04g,
Protein: 29.22g, Alcohol: 0g

Spicy Sausage and Egg Bake

(Per Serving) Calories: 383 (72.4% Fat, 6.8% Carbohydrates, 20.8% Protein)
Total Fat: 30.8g, Saturated Fat: 14.44g, Cholesterol: 696mg, Sodium: 400mg, Carbohydrates: 6.54g, Fiber:
0.15g, Protein: 19.96g, Alcohol: 0g

Baked Chicken with Tomatoes, Olives, and Mushrooms

(Per Serving) Calories: 865 (52.5% Fat, 8.8% Carbohydrates, 38.7% Protein)
Total Fat: 50.48g, Saturated Fat: 13.87g, Cholesterol: 326mg, Sodium: 773mg, Carbohydrates: 18.93g, Fiber:
1.85g, Protein: 83.69g, Alcohol: 0g

Classic Meatloaf

(Per Serving) Calories: 668 (60.2% Fat, 9.3% Carbohydrates, 30.5% Protein)
Total Fat: 44.7g, Saturated Fat: 18.12g, Cholesterol: 317mg, Sodium: 1209mg, Carbohydrates: 15.6g, Fiber:
1.59g, Protein: 50.86g, Alcohol: 0g

Kid Friendly

Kid Friendly Nutritional Information

Some of the Menus for Jasmine

Lean and Perfect Pizza

(Per Serving) Calories: 428
(35.8% Fat, 42.1% Carbohydrates, 22.1% Protein)
Total Fat: 17.03g,
Saturated Fat: 7.25g,
Cholesterol: 62mg,
Sodium: 677mg,
Carbohydrates: 45.09g,
Fiber: 0.94g,
Protein: 23.69g,
Alcohol: 0g

Herbed Parmesan Chicken

(Per Serving) Calories: 470
(26.7% Fat, 24.5% Carbohydrates, 48.6% Protein, 4.6% Alcohol)
Total Fat: 13.96g, Saturated Fat: 6.5g,
Cholesterol: 138mg,
Sodium: 884mg,
Carbohydrates: 28.82g,
Fiber: 0.24g,
Protein: 57.1g,
Alcohol: 3.06g

Gourmet Meatloaf

(Per Serving) Calories: 581
(53.9% Fat, 9.6% Carbohydrates, 36.4% Protein) Total Fat: 34.81g, Saturated Fat: 14.29g,
Cholesterol: 280mg,
Sodium: 1406mg,
Carbohydrates: 13.93g,
Fiber: 0.97g,
Protein: 52.88g,
Alcohol: 0g

Beef Stroganoff

(Per Serving) Calories: 789
(46.2% Fat, 26.7% Carbohydrates, 25.7% Protein, 1.5% Alcohol)
Total Fat: 40.47g, Saturated Fat: 18.77g,
Cholesterol: 234mg,
Sodium: 514mg,
Carbohydrates: 52.67g,
Fiber: 0.68g,
Protein: 50.63g,
Alcohol: 1.65g

Shepherd's Pie

Shepherd's Pie for Kid Friendly menus

(Per Serving) Calories: 720
(37.8% Fat, 39.8%
Carbohydrates, 22.4% Protein)
Total Fat: 30.22g, Saturated Fat: 13.9g,
Cholesterol: 166mg,
Sodium: 1852mg,
Carbohydrates: 71.7g,
Fiber: 3.2g,
Protein: 40.29g,
Alcohol: 0g

Seasonal Menus Available on Request

Please speak to or email Chef Joe for seasonal specials at this time. Thanks.

Shop N Store

Don't have time to shop? Get a Personal Chef - Call 'Chef For Me' 919-889-3752 Email: ChefJoe@ChefForMe.com

Shop N Store

Your Personal Chef will do the shopping for you.

Chef Joe will purchase the freshest and finest ingredients just before coming to your home and preparing your meals.

Our chef and his team are committed to sourcing the best and freshest ingredients available.

Chef for Me will always try to buy seafood off the boat, mushrooms and berries fresh from pickers and seasonal greens from a local organic grower.

The produce and ingredients in our food is of the finest quality and where possible organic. We care about food and what goes into the food you and your family eat.

Our well known Personal Chef Service can provide you with healthy - home cooked meals that you don't have to prepare. You can settle down and enjoy your meals at the end of every day.

We plan the custom menus with you, do the grocery shopping - only the freshest, seasonal ingredients - prepare recipes according to your tastes, preferences and dietary needs - right in your own home so they are fresh with no reservatives, additives or unwanted ingredients - package and store with complete heating instructions.

If you want, we will also shop for groceries to stock your pantry so you never have to go grocery shopping again.

We are constantly comparing quality and prices at the best grocery stores, produce markets, fish markets and specialty shops. We also have relationships with organic farmers.

We will bring our own cooking equipment, spices and utensils to your home.

Food Storage After Preparation

Your Personal Chef packages and stores your meals in your refrigerator and 
        freezer. Your personal chef will leave heating instructions with each meal clearly labeled. Just take your Chef prepared and stored meal out of your freezer or fridge and heat!
  • Your Personal Chef packages and stores your meals in your refrigerator and freezer.
  • All menu items are packaged and stored according to your preferences.
  • Main dishes can be packaged family style or in individual servings in freezer to microwave or oven safe containers,
  • Your personal chef can use your containers for a truly home-cooked appeal.
  • Your personal chef will leave heating instructions with each meal clearly labeled.

Kitchen Cleanup

Dirty sink, pots and pans, greasy stove?

  • Your personal chef leaves your kitchen sparkling clean and your home filled with aromas of freshly prepared foods.
Catering

So you are thinking about having a party - Chef Joe can help! Call 'Chef For Me' 919-889-3752 Email: ChefJoe@ChefForMe.com

Chef Special Events & Catering

A Chef For Me Personal Chef can prepare an elegant gourmet dinner in your home without the inconvenience of you having to go out to a restaurant. Your Personal Chef can prepare from the simple to the most elegant cuisines utilizing the freshest herbs, egetables, fruits and hand-cut meats to achieve the ideal intensity of flavors.

A gourmet meal can be created from one of my many mainstay dishes or developed and customized based on the needs and personal tastes of you and your guests. Put my culinary expertise to the test !

A special occasion is one of great significance.

Whether you are celebrating a 25th anniversary, a birthday, a corporate achievement or a simple get-together. Take a break from the ordinary and do it in style.

On the day of your event, imagine for a moment...

Your home filling with the aromas of a simmering, juicy filet, fire-roasted garden vegetables, oven baked bread and the scent of fresh-cut flowers resting on your dinner table. Meanwhile, you are entertaining your guests, leaving the work for me. Home dining at its finest, a truly magnificent experience.

Not just for the rich and famous!

Traditional Catering is also available. We can provide experienced servers as needed.

A Personal Chef provides great tasting food and the precious gift of time with a convenient and affordable solution for you and your guests.

Now you can have entertaining at home with the great tasting food of a restaurant, the healthiness of home prepared food and have a clean kitchen at the end! Hiring a Personal Chef affords you all these benefits!

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"Chef For Me Gift Certificates

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We believe that our service can be one of the best and most useful gifts for some occasions. You will purchase a gift certificate based on your budget or occasion. It can be sent to you or to the recipient. Once the certificate if received, we will work with them to customize the order and menu selection and scheduling with them.

A Personal Chef Service is your answer to providing you with great tasting, healthful, affordable meals in the comfort of your home without the daily grind of shopping and cooking.

Offering the convenience of meal preparation in your home.

Viola! Bon Appetite! You're Done!

Simply heat up one of your many prepared meals and enjoy the added free time and the fruits of Your Personal Chef's labor.

A Personal Chef provides great tasting food and the precious gift of time with a convenient and affordable solution to the question of "What's For Dinner?"

Benefitsof a Personal Chef Service

Ever want the great tasting food of a restaurant, the healthiness of home prepared food with the no hassle ease and clean up of delivery? Hiring a Personal Chef affords you all these benefits!

Cooking Classes

Looking for a little inspiration in the kitchen For those who want to entertain and educate at the same time, we offer Cooking Classes. You become the host of your own private cooking class. Invite your friends or corporate staff to join you. It's a wonderful way to promote friendship or team skills.

For a small tuition, you will receive professional instruction, printed recipes and ample opportunity to have a hands-on cooking experience. You and your guests can then sample the foods prepared and we will answer any questions you may have.

This is a great way to entertain, educate and shop at the same time! We offer several courses to appeal to all of your culinary interests and provide you with easy to use invitations and party planning checklists.