Not too long ago I got a Daily Candy SF (I still subscribe to be “in the know” of all things San Francisco) advertising a new website/company called Kitchit that acts as a search engine for chefs in the Bay Area that are for hire for private events. They also cater to Los Angeles and New York…hopefully Seattle in the near future:) Whether it’s a casual dinner or formal affair, there are chefs and budgets to fit any situation. The website makes it easy to check out each chefs profile and what they’re capable of not to mention you can read reviews from others that have used them. Pretty easy!
My good friend Jen hired Chef Anne Olsen for her fiancé’s surprise 40th birthday party and the whole night was amazing!!! She started us with a gorgeous farmers market crudité platter and then followed it up with an unbelievable first course of burrata with favas, English peas and speck. Next was oven roasted Halibut with Meyer lemon gremolata, pan fried baby potatoes, spring herbs and créme fraiche. For dessert…baked Alaska!!! All in all it was an outstanding night start to finish and I would recommend Chef Olsen and Kitchit to anyone!