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Explore our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) to learn more about our Private Chef services.

Q: What services does Private Chef Marcel offer?

A: Private Chef Marcel offers a range of services, including meal preparation, menu planning, grocery shopping, cooking, cleanup, and sometimes even table setting and wine pairing.

Q: How much does it cost to hire Private Chef Marcel?

A: The cost of hiring Private Chef Marcel can vary depending on factors such as the number of guests, menu complexity, and location. It's best to inquire directly for specific pricing.

Q: Can Private Chef Marcel accommodate dietary restrictions or food allergies?

A: Certainly! Private Chef Marcel is experienced in accommodating dietary restrictions, food allergies, and personal preferences. He can customize menus to meet your specific needs.

Q: Can Private Chef Marcel cater to specific cuisines or cooking styles?

A: Absolutely! Private Chef Marcel is skilled in various cuisines and cooking styles. He can tailor his menus and cooking techniques to match your preferences.

Q: How far in advance should I book?

A: It is recommended to book Private Chef Marcel well in advance, especially for special occasions or busy periods. Booking at least a few weeks or months ahead ensures availability.

Q: Does Private Chef Marcel provide all the necessary ingredients and equipment?

A: Yes, Private Chef Marcel typically brings his own ingredients and necessary cooking equipment. However, it's advisable to confirm these details when booking.

Q: Will Private Chef Marcel handle meal preparation and cooking at my location?

A: Yes, he and his team will come to your designated location and handle all aspects of meal preparation and cooking on-site.

Q: Can Marcel assist with menu planning and recipe suggestions?

A: Absolutely! Private Chef Marcel can offer his expertise in menu planning and provide recipe suggestions based on your preferences and dietary requirements.

Q: What is the duration of the service during an event or meal?

A: The duration of the service can vary depending on the specifics of your event or meal. It can range from a few hours for a single meal to a full day for a special event.

Q: Can a private chef accommodate both small and large gatherings?

A: Yes, we can accommodate anything from a small intimate dinner for six to large gatherings of up to 200.

Q: Are Private Chef services available for special occasions and holidays?

A: Private Chef Marcel is often available for special occasions and holidays, providing an extra touch of luxury and convenience to your celebrations. It's advisable to book a few months in advance during busy periods.

Q: What is the typical process for hiring Private Chef Marcel?

A: The typical process involves contacting Private Chef Marcel, discussing your requirements, agreeing on terms, and making any necessary payments or deposits.

Q: Does Private Chef Marcel offer tasting sessions or consultations before booking?

A: Private Chef Marcel may offer tasting sessions or consultations to discuss menus and ensure they align with your preferences. It's recommended to inquire about this possibility.

Q: What is the cancellation or rescheduling policy for private chef services?

A: After the event has been confirmed and the necessary deposits paid, both parties reserve the right to cancel at any time. The deposit is fully refunded for cancellations made by the client up to one week before the event, with a booking fee of £50 deducted from the deposit. The deposit is fully refunded for cancellations made by Private Chef Marcel at any time.

Q: Are gratuities included in the service fee for a private chef?

A: No. Please feel free to offer any gratuities on top of the agreed payment.

Q: How can I ensure the private chef's reliability and professionalism?

A: Private Chef Marcel has had zero cancellations and the reviews are all reassuring. It's advisable to check Private Chef Marcel's credentials, reviews, and testimonials from previous clients to gauge his reliability and professionalism.

Q: Can Private Chef Marcel provide references or client testimonials?

A: The reviews are visible online on platforms such as Google or the website.

Q: Is there a minimum or maximum number of guests for private chef services?

A: Typically, there is a minimum of six guests, but bookings for smaller groups are possible. However, the booking fees and prices could be higher.

Q: What additional services, such as table setting or clean-up, are included?

A: Yes, Private Chef Marcel and his team will do the clean-up after every event, and upon request, they can also set up the table.

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