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Eat What’s In Season!

In spite of some remaining chilly Texas weather forecasts, spring is just around the corner, and with it comes a whole new selection of colorful, in-season fruits and vegetables. Asparagus, avocado, greens of all kinds, red radishes and strawberries, purple carrots and tri-color beets will soon add a rainbow of color to the produce section […]

The Austin Artisan for Meal Delivery

Why Our Personal Chef Meal Service is Better Getting meals on the table that are both delicious and nutritious can be a weekday hassle, especially when you’re short on time or tired of cooking the same ole’ thing. That’s why meal delivery services have seen such a rise in popularity in recent years. In Austin, we’re […]

 Simple Eating Habits for A Healthier 2019!

Eating Healthy All Year Long There is something particularly magical about a new year.  It’s time for clean slate and a fresh start.  Each year millions of Americans make big, lofty New Year’s resolutions to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. You may even already consider yourself health conscious, but many of us struggle […]

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Demystifying Meal Delivery

You decide you need help getting healthy meals on the table, and realize you actually have a LOT of options. Of course, a choice is always a good thing. On the flip side, how do you know which service is right for you? Some of the primary meal services include Blue Apron, Hello Fresh, My Fit […]

Pair wine & food like an expert!

Not sure how to properly pair food with wine? With holiday entertaining upon us, there’s no better time to talk about pairing wine with food. And the question we get from so many of our clients is, “Which wine goes with which food?” Texture and flavor elements in foods and wines interact with each other, […]

Host a high-end dinner party!

Planning a dinner party soon? Don’t want to be the stressed-out host?   You’ve probably thrown a few dinner parties before.  The scenario usually looks like this: you spend all day in the kitchen, stressing about the menu, food preparation, cleaning up, in addition to having to play the perfect host. Sure, you can hire a […]

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Boutique Catering Vs. Traditional Catering:  Taste the Experience

Do certain foods and flavors transport you back in time to a special memory? For me, the intense flavor of Hatch green chiles instantly brings me back as a child visiting my grandmother in El Paso, Texas.  It is undeniable that taste and memory are inextricably bound—evoking emotions and creating unforgettable experiences. When hiring a […]

Make Your Party Less Stressful!

It’s party time. With spring and summer upon us that means graduations, family reunions, bridal showers, and countless other occasions that beckon a celebration.  From food offerings to the seating arrangements, every little detail matters when hosting a party.  But doing all the work yourself is daunting–  from food prep to seating arrangements, parties can […]

Fresh Family Meals Straight from Your Spring Garden

Springtime is finally here, and I couldn’t be more excited! Not only are the days longer and warmer, but early spring is a perfect time to kick-start your garden to create fresh and healthy meals for your family. Food-wise, I must say, that few things bring as much joy than serving a meal straight from […]

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Eat in Season this Spring

Spring 2018 officially kicks off on Tuesday, March 20th, and I couldn’t be more excited! In addition to more daylight and sunshine, I’m eagerly awaiting a new crop of produce. March signifies a transition from dense root vegetables to light, vibrant ones. Following the seasons has such a positive impact on our health, our environment […]

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Our Top-Rated St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

Top o’ the mornin’ to ya! I’m dusting off my Irish brogue in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, coming up on March 17. In preparation, my culinary team and I have been testing recipes to bring you our favorite Irish-inspired dishes. No matter what your plans are (parades, step dancers, Celtic-music concerts), we recommend serving […]

Why A Personal Chef Can Be Life-Changer

How valuable is your time?  How valuable is your health? Chances are, you can’t put a price on either—right? Many of my clients seeking personal chef services come from all walks of life: the busy executive who leaves the office at 8:00 pm or the parents managing a whirlwind of after school activities. Whether it’s nightly […]

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