Hallie Norvet

Personal Chef Service

Dinner Parties and Catering

We specialize in intimate private dinner parties,
events, and catering for 2-25 guests.
Relax with friends and family as we take care of all of the details that go into preparing a menu, shopping, and cooking for a private dinner or event. Each menu is personally thought out, designed, prepared, cooked, and plated by Chef Hallie Norvet. Enjoy getting ready for your event at your own pace, and welcoming and mingling with your guests, while we prepare a gourmet meal in your home kitchen.

No crowds, no driving, no dress code, no wait.

Just a private, unique, and memorable experience in the comfort of your own home.

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 and/or farms.
  • 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.
Dinner parties include multiple courses, any of the following:
  • Amuse Bouche
  • Passed and/or Stationary Hors D'oeuvres
  • Appetizer | First Course
  • Salad Course
  • Soup Course
  • First and/or Second Entrees
  • Additional Side Dishes
  • Dessert

Private Event and Catering Services begin at $800.00.

Grocery are billed separately.
*Pricing is approximate and final amount will be depend on guest count, complexity of menu, and style of event.
A final estimate 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 offer a few different styles of service for your private event..

Formal Plated Dinner

Chef Norvet's formal plated dinner service is perfect for special occasions, or just when you want to enjoy restaurant style food and service in your own home. For each Formal Service, Chef Norvet will take the time to collaborate with you to create a menu tailored to your desires, your guest's preferences, and your event's theme. The best part? You'll be able to relax a little bit easier knowing we have the cooking taken care of.

Formal Private Dinners include 3-6 individually plated courses.

Formal Private Dinners are offered 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, Banquet, or Family Style Dinner

Chef Hallie Norvet's casual, family style, or banquet style dinner service is perfect for any large gathering.

Casual and Banquet Style services are available for up to 25 guests,
and include an array of dishes, sides, and spreads.

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 banquet style spread.

Tray Passed and Stationary Hors D'oeuvres

Chef Norvet's Speciality.

Single bites: 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 tray-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. Talk about love and comfort!

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 the event total at the time of booking to reserve funds for grocery costs and in the event of a cancellation by the client. Payment can be made in cash, check or credit card.

Additional Courses:
Additional courses are available for an additional fee. Please ask about our pricing structure.

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.

Tables/Chairs/Plates etc.:
Please keep in mind that we do not supply any equipment, decor, tableware, linens, etc.