Personal chef services for families and events of all sizes
~Serving the Triangle and Lake Norman NC areas~

Event Services

Private Chef Event Services:

Wow your guests with superior culinary craftsmanship!

  • Longing to be a guest at your own dinner party?
  • Wishing for an unforgettable feast?
  • Not up to the culinary pressures of entertaining?
  • Hosting a retreat or corporate event?
  • Weary of predictable preset catering party menus?
  • Uncertain how to accommodate all those specialty diets?

The Food Fairy® wants to make your event unforgettable! We will please your palates and provide you with the best possible experience. You will be free to entertain your guests and enjoy.  Make memories and leave the work to us!

birthday event personal chef

Is your event in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill or Lake Norman NC area?

You are in luck!  A Food Fairy® can come to you!

It's easy as 1, 2, 3....

Have your party planned, and enjoy!

1. Phone consultation

Food Fairy Terri McClernon meeting with client in their home for meal catering

2. Party planning interview

Hire personal chef for your celebration.

3. Your private Food Fairy® chef will take care of the rest!

What's included:

Your Food Fairy® private chef will customize your menu just for you. Vegan? Gluten- free? Keto? Lots of allergies? We will accommodate you and your guests while pleasing your palates!

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What's included

Your Food Fairy® Chef will customize your menu just for you. Vegan? Gluten- free? Keto? Lots of allergies? We will accommodate you and your guests while pleasing your palates!

Small birthday party in Cary, NC
Party caterer planning in Raleigh
Caterer in Durham shopping for a party

Party Visions

Based on your vision, your Food Fairy® private chef will create inspiring menus for celebrations and events of all kinds.
*Casual block parties, picnics, after concert late night dinners
*Milestone graduations, birthdays & anniversaries
*Memorials, celebrations of life, births, Thanksgiving
*Luaus, Mardi Gras, 7 Fishes Feasts, latkes parties and more
*Cookie decorating, office parties, black tie, weddings & galas

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Sample menus and prices

The menus below are examples of recent events and parties.

charcuterie board with olives, cheese, grapes for a holiday party
Holiday Party – mostly light hors d’oeuvres and finger foods

Full service-3 station- buffet / 2½ hour event / 50 guests

- Charcuterie and pick me ups -

Assorted cheese board, crackers

Samosa holiday wreath

Cheese straws

Caprese skewers

Smoked salmon and boursin cucumber cups

Prosciutto wrapped shrimp

Amaretto glazed roasted chestnut

Honey nut squash and bacon jam phyllo tartlets

Caramelized onion, apple, and brie tart

Ham biscuits

Flank and mango pinwheels with basil

- Hot dishes -

Lasagna Bolognese

Caramelized onion, butternut, swiss chard lasagna- vegetarian

- Dessert -

Russian tea cakes AKA snowballs AKA Mexican wedding cookies
Blood orange squares 

Pecan tart

Chocolate hazelnut tart

Cranberry chocolate cheesecake

Total price - $2715

Included: Chef Services; bartender; groceries (not including alcohol or other beverages); buffet service; clean-up before, during and after party; sales tax on services; 18% gratuity on services only

wedding celebration
Intimate family June wedding dinner

Prepare and leave / 10 Guests

- Specialty Cocktail -

Hawaiian passionfruit mojito

- Appetizers -

Scandinavian poached salmon w/sour cream-dill sauce with pickled cucumber

Moroccan spicy Mediterranean yogurt dip with veggies and pita

Spanish melon with burrata (soft white cheese) and mint oil drizzle

- Salad –

Asian inspired snap pea salad with coconut gremolata

- Main Course -

English horseradish and pecan crusted beef tenderloin

Sicilian leek, asparagus and pancetta risotto

- Dessert -

North Carolina chocolate chess pie

Local vanilla ice cream

Southern seasonal fruit (peach, strawberry, rhubarb, or blackberry) compote

Total price: $1350

Included: Chef services; (plated dinner with Instructions); groceries (not including alcohol); 18% gratuity on services only; sales tax on services.

From tenderloin to tofu-we got you covered!

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