Delicious Dinner Parties

Let Chef Julie create and prepare a seasonal menu for you and your guests in the privacy of your own home. Enjoy exquisite farm to table focused cuisine served either family style, or plated and served table side. We'll provide a server to make the evening easy, enjoyable, and carefree. … [Read more...]

Join Us On Our France Cooking Retreat 2020

For all details and full itinerary, download the full brochure here. Summer and Autumn 2020 Retreat Dates Summer Retreat June 16 - 23 with Julie Francis, Donna Covrett, Maria de la Torre Arrive: Tuesday June 16 Depart: Tuesday June 23 Autumn Retreat September 15 – 22 with Renee … [Read more...]

Vietnamese Calamari Salad Demo at the Hyde Park Farmers Market

I love to shop my local farmers markets, and to talk with the growers about what is seasonal, delicious, and fresh. So, I was very happy to be asked to provide a demonstration at the Hyde Park Farmers Market this month. It is always my plan to create a dish that uses the peak vegetables from the … [Read more...]

A Satisfying and Gluten Free Recipe for Chocolate Oat Bars

Recently, I had been looking for a good recipe to make a treat to bring my personal chef clients in Mount Lookout and Hyde Park who are gluten free and/or vegan. I was very happy to find a recipe with healthy ingredients from Well Plated by Erin. This bar is easy, and is made without butter, oil, or … [Read more...]