Gourmet Dinner for Couples

From: $500   


Portland, OR


Pending chef's availability
*Rates do not apply for Valentine's Day or holidays

Relax for the night as your personal Executive Chef prepares four courses of fine dining for you in the comfort of your own home!
  • Awarded a highest honors medal and the prestigious Diplome Le Cordon Bleu from Academie d'Art Culinaire de Paris
  • Initial consultation to review your preferences
  • Chef skillfully prepares the dishes, discusses ingredients & technique, and cleans up after dinner
  • Great experience to create a romantic evening with someone you love or entertaining close friends

More detailed description >

Enjoy an evening of great food and great conversation in the comfort of your own home with this wonderful private dinner for couples.

Whether you experience this with your loved one, or you choose to invite some of your friends, this fine dinning culinary exploration is sure to impress.

Executive Chef John Paulk will skillfully prepare your 4 course extravaganza and create your tantalizing hors d'oeuvres, appetizer or soup, salad, entree with succulent side dishes, along with one of his renowned desserts like upside-down banana-hazelnut cake with cardamom crme anglaise or poached pears in cabernet sauvignon and Chinese five-spice.

In addition to preparing these wonderful dishes, he will share descriptions, techniques, and history as he serves your culinary journey.

A graduate of Western Culinary Institute, John was awarded a highest honors medal and the prestigious Diplme Le Cordon Bleu from Academie d'Art Culinaire de Paris. As a frequent guest chef, teaching healthy, low fat cuisine on KATU's AM Northwest or a radio guest host on the Georgene Rice Show, John's informative enthusiasm carries from his personable presence to his creative dishes. He has cooked for members of the Portland Trail Blazers, local media personalities, celebrities and corporate CEOs.

Enjoy Chef John's experience, style and excitement during your own fine dining extravaganza. Complete with all of the wonderful fresh foods and necessary cooking equipment, John will bring your kitchen to life for a night of fun and leave it clean as can be.

Let him pamper you with privacy and personal service.

Key Info >

Essential Information:
Serving the Portland-Vancouver Metro Area and outlying suburbs up to 25 miles.

Gratuity for your chef is not included but is appreciated if you enjoy the experience.

A Private Bartender is available for $150.00 who will pour hand-mixed cocktails, taking care of your every need. Amount payable to experience supplier at the time of the event.

3 hours

Maximum Participants:
for 2, 4, 6, 8 or 10

Not Allowed

Weather Dependent:
This experience is not weather dependent.

What to Wear:
This is your evening, dress as you wish.

Booking Information:
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 30 days in advance of intended date of use.

Cancellation Policy:
Once you have received a booking confirmation, cancellations and rescheduling are allowed up to 14 days prior to the experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel and reschedule at least 14 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

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Customer Reviews:

  • Gourmet Dinner for Couples

  • March 09, 2015

  • 5

  • Portland

"John (our chef) was great from beginning to end. His assistant was also great. Food was outstanding. My family really enjoyed this experience.Thanks!"