Personal Chef Tim Meevasin | Frequently Asked Questions
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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ

Who needs a personal chef?
  • Busy families that don’t have time to cook
  • Those who don’t know how to or don’t like to cook
  • Families tired of take-out and fast food
  • Anyone recovering from an illness/injury
  • People with specific dietary needs/restrictions
  • Seniors who have difficulty cooking for themselves
  • Expecting parents
  • Busy Professionals
How does hiring a personal chef work?

Great question! Please follow this link for more information.

What areas do you serve?

Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Minden, Gardnerville, Truckee, and Tahoe.

Who does the cooking?

Chef Tim and his Sous chef will arrive and do it all.

Do you have to come to my home to prepare the meals?

Yes, per Nevada state law.  Unless all of the food is prepared in a commercial kitchen and delivered in a vehicle with commercial refrigeration, the food must be prepared fresh in the client’s home.

Do you serve outside of the Reno/Sparks area?

Absolutely, with a small travel surcharge.

Do I have to be home when you are cooking?

No. Many of our clients make arrangements for us to cook when they are at work or running errands.

How often do you provide your in-home personal chef service?

Our monthly service is the most popular and economical, but we also have several bi-monthly clients, too.

How many meals are prepared during my cook date?

A typical service consists of 4 to 5 entrees and ranges from approx. 16-20 servings (for a bi-monthly service) up to 32-40 servings for a monthly service.

How will my meals be packaged?

We use oven and microwave safe containers or glass (Pyrex) containers that are reusable for each service.

Do you also do dinner parties and small event catering?

Yes! Please follow this link for more info.

When do I pay you?

Payment is made at the end of each cook date via cash or check.

Do you like what you do?

No, I LOVE IT! This is my dream job and I’m nuts about cooking.