Hallie Norvet

Personal Chef Service

Private Cooking Lessons

Private group cooking lessons are for 1-6 students and
are taught in the privacy and comfort of your own home.
With the growing popularity of cooking shows and celebrity chefs, cooking classes are more sought-after than ever! A private group cooking lesson is a great way to gain confidence in the kitchen, have a great time with friends and family and enjoy delicious food. Allow our chefs to share their culinary knowledge, experience and passion for food with you and your guests in the privacy of your own home. This makes for an effective, intimate and fun teaching environment. You will be making gourmet dishes at home in no time!

   We offer adult lessons and children's lessons for children 6-12.


With our cooking lessons, you will receive..


  • A custom lesson plan and tasting menu tailored to your specific lesson type
  • Hand selected, high quality ingredients from local markets and farms
  • Professional instruction from one of our knowledgeable personal chefs
  • A fun, and exciting lesson plan tailored to your skill level
  • Demonstration and/or hands-on instruction with Chef Hallie Norvet
  • A full recipe packet containing each recipe you learned, so you can continue to learn and create after the lesson is over

Private Cooking Lessons Start at $550.00*

Prices are all-inclusive; food costs and chef fees are included.

*All pricing is approximate and final price will be determined by your class size, menu, complexity and length. Final price will be determined after your consultation with the chef

The Benefits of Taking a Private Cooking Class:

  • Build confidence in cooking for yourself
  • Save money by learning to cook for yourself and family
  • Create new and interesting dishes
  • Work with new, unique ingredients
  • Learn how to cook for a specific diet; vegetarian, gluten-free, etc.
  • Learn basic and advanced culinary techniques
  • Learn smart shortcuts to maximize your efficiency in the kitchen
  • Learn and practice knife skills and safety
  • Learn about food safety and sanitation
        Sample Cooking Lesson Packages and Pricing

Lesson for One - French Mother Sauces

$600.00; Two Hours, One Person

An Introduction to the 5 French "Mother Sauces" Bechamel, Veloute, Espagnole, Tomato Sauce and Hollandaise.

We will create one dish with each sauce,  learn how to apply them as soon as you finish your lesson! Dishes we will be making with each sauce includes but is not limited to:


  • "From Scratch" Baked Macaroni and Cheese
  • Two-Mushroom Veloute Soup
  • Julia's Beef Bourguignon
  • Eggplant Parmesan, With Pomodoro Sauce
  • Poached Egg, Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce

Lesson for Two - Beginning Sushi Preparation

$575.00; Two Hours, Two People

An Introduction to Sushi Preparation Maki, Nigiri, Hand Roll.

Learn how to prepare your own sushi from start to finish. All good sushi begins with rice preparation, we will show you the proper way to steam, season and cool your rice so you will have the optimal sushi experience at home. Create hand rolls, nigiri with ahi tuna, fresh salmon, shrimp and learn the art of rolling maki sushi. Vegan and vegetarian lessons are also available.

Lesson for Four - Bar Bites and Brews

$625.00; Three Hours, Three People

We bring the food to you, and you bring the appetite!

Choose from a selection of three scrumptious bar-style appetizers to create in your own home kitchen and we will pair them with local beer. Enjoy learning how to create new, fun and adventurous dishes while having a memorable night with friends. Some bar bites we've made in the past are:


  • Buffalo Chicken Sliders with Carrot Celery Slaw and Bleu Cheese Crumbles
  • Fried Wisconsin Cheese Curds, Marinara
  • Mini Bacon Cheddar Potato Skins, Sour Cream, Chive
  • Short Rib Tacos, Cilantro Lime Slaw, Pickled Radish, Salsa Verde
  • Jerk Chicken Wings with Mango Salsa
  •  Nachos, Queso Fundido, Chorizo, Pickled Onions, Tomato, Avocado, Jalapeno

Additional Information:

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 PayPal. Learn more about payment on the frequently asked questions page.

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

Hallie Norvet Personal Chef Service does business out of Woodland Hills, CA and serves the Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley.

Learn more about our service radius on the frequently asked questions page.

Woodland Hills, Ca