Whole Foods Personal Chef Services
based The Good For You Gourmet is a whole foods personal chef and catering business serving Greater Victoria and Southern Vancouver Island since 1999. Its our commitment to prepare wholesome all natural meals for our clients in the comfort of their own homes. We take the work out of eating well!
Down load our ‘How the Service Works’ pdf document by clicking this link: How The Service Works 2023
View current Personal Chef Service Packages with pricing: Service Packages Winter 2023
Step 1 – Personal Chef Service Free Consultation
When you find yourself interested in the personal chef services we offer, Step One is to read through our ‘How the Service Works’ document. Next step is to book a complementary Consultation call with Chef Laura. During this 10-15 minute call we will discuss your dietary needs, and how our service will best meet those needs and expectations with one of our existing service plans, or perhaps create a customized service plan. Contact our Chef Laura via text or phone at 250.514.1544, or send an email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up this free consultation.
Step 2 – Book an Assessment with Chef Laura
Once you have your questions answered, and are ready to move ahead with the service, Step 2 is to book an In-home Assessment with our Chef Laura. She will come to your home to meet with you and your family members, to build rapport and discuss service details, query and record your family members food preferences, allergies, and/or medical dietary guidelines; assess the layout of your kitchen, kitchen supplies and food storage equipment, and answer any questions that you may have since our telephone consultation. *This in home visit is fee-based, and travel fees may also apply based on location and travel time.
Step 3 – Chef Laura cooks for YOU!
Step 3 is having Chef Laura show up at your home on the day of service, fresh groceries in hand and ready to cook for your family. Once the food is prepared, it is packaged in your own re-usable storage containers, labeled and refrigerated or frozen. We provide an Instructions sheet which will clearly list your menu, number of portions, and cooking or reheating instructions. As we tidy up, we will use your on site recycling, laundry, cleaning supplies, and compost. When you get home, you will find your kitchen tidy, dinner ready, and a home that smells delicious!
Service Packages & Customized Plans
Our services range from pre-planned packages to customized plans, to fulfill your meal planning requirements and expectations. Your service package will be based entirely upon how you need us to serve you and your families food preferences and/or allergies, dietary and lifestyle needs. We then prepare that healthy, wholesome food for our clients in their homes, via a weekly fresh service, or volume cooking (some to freeze), on a bi-weekly, monthly or as needed basis.
We look forward meeting your family, and setting up a service that will provide you with the best organic and natural whole-foods meals available, prepared with the greatest care and attention, according to your specific dietary needs.
Pre-set Packages, Fee Structure & Payment
Each pre-set service package offers a unique combination of menu options and servings, and has a set service fee plus applicable tax, with variable grocery costs based on market prices and the menu clients select. Clients select their menu items from the categories of entrées, casseroles, soups or stews, or our new Buddha Bowl options, and Chef Laura will come to your house, cook up your menu items, and stock up your fridge and freezer with multiple servings of each, some to be eaten fresh within a few days, with the rest frozen for future convenience.
Before each service Chef Laura uses your cash grocery deposit, gift card or store account to purchase fresh ingredients from the stores of your choice before, then travels to your home and prepares your menu on site. The service fee is then invoiced and paid via cheque or inter bank transfer within 24 hours of your completed service date. Clients may choose from the following service packages listed on this pdf, or create a customized service plan. Service Packages Winter 2023
View some sample menus here, though please note that we customize a Master Menu for each of our clients, based on their individual dietary preferences, and we’ll be happy to customize a menu for your Family, too!
View current Personal Chef Services pricing:
Service Packages & Pricing Fall 2023