I was destined to become part of the restaurant industry. My grandparents owned a German bistro outside of Pittsburgh, and my mother owned a catering company in my home town of Sewickley, Pennsylvania. Immediately after graduating from college in North Carolina, I moved west to Bend, Oregon. Already having experience working "front of the house", and within the ski industry, I wanted to prove my worth in the kitchen. I worked my way through the brigades of some fine restaurants and was trained by highly skilled mentors.
In 2001, with the Olympics on the horizon, I started working at a high end hotel in Deer Valley. After a couple of years working with a James Beard award-winning chef, I decided to take my profession into the private residences of the Park City area, thus creating At Home Chef Services. Over the past seven years, I have worked as a private chef in Park City, spent a summer as the chef of an elegant fly fishing lodge in Montana, worked three summers as a personal chef for a clothing executive in the Hamptons, New York, and couple of quick visits to southern France.
As a personal chef, I do everything from the first email or phone call to the follow-up email. For groups of eight or more, I work with professionals who have the a great deal of experience in the food and beverage industry. I personally plan and coordinate everything, and promise to be your private chef from the very beginning to end of your dining experience. My goal is to provide the highest quality private catering right in your home.
I have compiled a number of menus that I feel you will enjoy from meal drop-offs to more elegant, sit down, plated tasting dinners, and everything in between. If you have favorites, please let me know, and as always I will do my best to customize your menu to your and your guests’ tastes. If you would like for me to pair some wines with the meal I would be more than happy to do that also. Let me know how we can make this experience perfect for you, and I will do my best to make achieve that goal. The menus provided are based on evening meals; breakfast and lunch options are customized to your tastes and budget.
Feel free to contact me any time with your personal inquiries.
Allyn C. Griffith
Chef / President