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mbraga Sep 9, 2010 01:04 PM

I have to organize a very fancy dinner for 12 people in a private place and I would love to have some tips from you.


- Best places for rental supplies;

- I need some names of famous and good chefs in Los Angeles (contemporary food)

Problem: we cannot have someone cooking in the space that the dinner is gonna be served.

Is there any possibility of hiring a chef who could bring his own supplies and maybe a truck where he could make the dinner?

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  1. wienermobile RE: mbraga Sep 9, 2010 01:12 PM

    New York Food Company can do what you are looking for.

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      FoodKitCat RE: mbraga Sep 9, 2010 08:49 PM

      Along Came Mary (www.alongcamemary.com). Ask for Janine Micucci. Owner, Mary Micucci is the "epicurean Spielberg." She'll do something incredible. Impeccable service. Build a kitchen anywhere, no problem. Feed 10 with delicious, sexy food and grace or wow AAA celebs at a party for 6000. Done.

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        foodiemahoodie RE: mbraga Sep 9, 2010 08:59 PM

        Most "famous" chefs are available for private dining. Not sure if they can accomodate your challenges - but you can always ask what they can do.

        Along Came Mary may well be the best "caterer" in town, but if you're looking for a world class chef, inquire at any of the better restaurants - Josiah Citrin from Melisse, Alain Giraud, etc.

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          FoodKitCat RE: foodiemahoodie Sep 11, 2010 09:12 PM

          Agreed on Citrin, Giraud, but do they cater? If they do, wow.

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            foodiemahoodie RE: FoodKitCat Sep 13, 2010 02:11 AM

            I've been to an even that Citrin catered. And I would bet that Giraud would do it. Not sure about the truck part (sounds more like a Top Chef challenge).

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