Hallie Norvet

Personal Chef Service

Dinner Parties and Catering

We specialize in small, intimate private dinner parties
and catering events for 2-25 people
Relax with your friends and family as we take care of the errands and hassles that can come with hosting a private dinner party. Your menu will be personally designed, prepared and plated by Chef Hallie Norvet while a professional wait-staff answers to any request you or your guests may have at your dinner table. No crowds, no driving, no wait, no lines, just a private, unique and memorable experience for everyone involved.

With our private event service, you receive..
  • A customized menu for your approval, with your desires and budget in mind.
  • Creative menu options for guests with dietary restrictions or concerns. (e.g. gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, allergies or sensitivities)
  • Hand selected high, quality ingredients from L.A.'s most reputable markets.
  • Freshly prepared, restaurant quality dishes prepared in your own home.
  • Stellar flavor combinations, textures, colors, contrast and aromas.
  • A spotless kitchen at the end of your event.
All dinner parties include multiple courses, any combination of the following:
  • Amuse Bouche
  • Passed or Stationary Hors D'oeuvres
  • Appetizer | First Course
  • Salad Course
  • Soup Course
  • First and/or Second Entrees
  • Additional Side Dishes
  • Dessert

The minimum price for a 2 person private event is $400.00.
Each guest thereafter is priced between $30-$100 per person,
depending on style of event and final menu.*

*Grocery costs will be billed separately

*All pricing is approximate and depends on size and complexity of menu and style of event. Final cost will be determined after your consultation with the chef. Pricing is subject to change. Additional costs to consider are wait staff/servers, rental equipment, tables, plates, glasses etc. We would be happy to recommend staffing and rental companies.
We offer a few different services for your private event..

Formal Plated Dinner

Chef Norvet's formal plated dinner service allows you to sit back and enjoy your event while we do the cooking. Chef Norvet takes the time to create a unique menu that is fully customized to your and your event's preferences. The best part? You can relax and chat with your guests while a gourmet meal is cooked in your very own home kitchen, and served formally to your table. We prepare your entire meal in your home on the day of the event so you can see exactly what goes into making our dinner's so special. Formal private dinners of 7 courses or less are available for up to 20 guests. At the end of your event, your kitchen is cleaned as we found it (sometimes cleaner) and you're left with nothing but the aroma of a pleasant meal and satisfied guests. We love to take the time to make your event extra special.

Casual or Buffet-Style Dinner

Chef Hallie Norvet's casual or buffet style dinner service is perfect for any large casual or formal gathering. Our casual and buffet style services are available for up to 25 guests. Chef Norvet will create a custom menu tailored to your event's theme, prepare all dishes in your home kitchen, and serve them family-style to your dinner table, or in an elegant buffet spread. We love to take the time to make your event extra special, and unique menu items or requests are welcomed.

Tray Passed and Stationary Hors D'oeuvres

Tray passed, or butler passed, hors d'oeuvres are great for groups of up-to 25 people. We offer hors d'oeuvres in a traditional passed fashion as well as stationary hors d'oevres where guests can help themselves. This is service is perfect for meet-and-greet functions, casual parties, office parties, cocktail parties, wrap parties, open house events and other social events. You can view our hors d'oeuvre menu on our sample menu page here: www.hallienorvet.com/sample-menus

Romantic Dinner for Two

Chef Hallie Norvet specializes in romantic dinners for two, the perfect way to show your sweetheart that you really care! Relax in an intimate setting, sip wine and pamper yourselves while Chef Hallie prepares a gourmet multi-course meal in your own kitchen. Hiring a personal chef for your very own date night is a unique, personalized and thoughtful gift that you and your love will remember for years to come.

Use our personal chef services for an array of different occasions including:

  • Anniversarys
  • Birthdays
  • Baby Shower
  • Bachelor/Bachelorette Party
  • Backyard Barbeque
  • Bridal Shower
  • Brunches
  • Children's Parties
  • Corporate Dinner
  • Cocktail Party
  • Engagement Party
  • Family Reunion
  • Father's Day
  • Graduation
  • Halloween
  • Holiday Party
  • Housewarming
  • Luncheons
  • Mother's Day
  • Pool Parties
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Religious Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Valentine's Day

Additional Fees and Policies

Hallie Norvet Personal Chef Service requires a deposit of half of your event total at the time of booking. Payment can be made in cash, check or credit card.

Additional Courses:
Additional courses are available for an additional fee.

We have a list of staffing companies that we have worked with and had great success with in the past and would happy to suggest them to you.

Organic Groceries:
Organic ingredients are used in lieu of conventional store-bought ingredients whenever possible for your dinner party. However, if you would prefer all organic ingredients an 'all-organic charge' will be added to your bill.

The host(s) are responsible for the purchase and serving of alcoholic beverages.

Additional Courses:
Additional courses can be added to your dinner party/catering menu for an additional fee.

Tables/Chairs/Plates etc.:
Please keep in mind that we do not supply any equipment, decorations or flatware.