The Dutch Foodie catering private chef cooking classes


 Fancy something private and extra special this Valentine’s Day?


Don’t be just another couple in just another restaurant on the annual Valentine’s Day treadmill. Make it personally yours this year!

Invite the Dutch Foodie to create an unforgettable culinary experience for two, either at your home or at The Chef’s Table @ The Dutch Foodie.

This exquisite 5-course menu is available on 14th February 2018, or the weekends before or after. It can also be provided on other dates on request.

Fancy a Double or Triple Date? That’s fine too. We’ll even give you a discount!

****Special Offers****

10% off for new customers

15% off when buying a voucher for a private chef occasion or cooking workshop at time of booking

20% off when booking as a Double Date

25% off when booking as a Triple Date

BYO – no corkage fee

Contact us for more information without booking obligation


Pear, walnut and blue cheese Christmas salad

Valentine Menu 2018

(min 2 people – Please choose one option for each course at time of booking)


Chef’s Amuse Bouche with a complimentary glass of Prosecco


Ricotta Gnudi with Fresh Pesto in a Rich Tomato Broth (V)

Sharing Platter of Venison Tagliata, Roast Cherry Tomatoes and Burrata with Rosemary Focaccia

Rillette of Poached Salmon, Horseradish and Pickled Raw Beetroot with Smoked Salmon Oatcakes

Salad of Mulled Pear, Stilton, Cranberries, Radicchio and Salted Caramel Walnuts (optional Prosciutto) (V)

Cocotte of Escargots with Spinach, Bacon, Chestnut Mushrooms and a Caper Crumb

Main Course     

Porterhouse Steak for Two with Bearnaise, Parmentier Potatoes, Rocket and Beer Braised Shallots

Bouillabaise to Share with Saffron Aioli, Croutons and Mixed Green Salad

 Risotto Milanese with Wild Mushrooms, Chestnuts, Confit Garlic, Watercress and Truffle Crouton (V)

36 Hour Moroccan Lamb Shoulder with Rainbow Pearl Couscous, Harissa, Mint and Pomegranate

Gressingham Duck Breast with Port and Orange, Carrot Puree, Wilted Spinach and Potato Fondant


Belgian Chocolate Fondue with Fresh Fruit, Cookies and Cake

Lemon and Nutmeg Posset, Red Berries and Lavender Liqueur, Cantuccini

Dulce de Leche Ice Cream with Praline, Chantilly Cream, Salted Caramel Sauce and Dutch Stroopwafel

Belgian Chocolate Fondant with Passion Fruit Coulis and Clotted Cream

Cheese Board with Cranberry  Blueberry and Port Compote, Biscuit Selection

After Dinner    

Coffee or Tea Selection with Chocolate Love Hearts

Italian steak tagliata sharing platter


£69 pp if served at The Chef’s Table @The Dutch Foodie (max 4)

£89 pp if served at yours (max 6)

Contact us to check availability

The Boring Small Print…      


All food as agreed, presented on Chef’s Own Premium Plates

Complimentary  Arrival Drink as stated, Amuse Bouche tailored to fit with your chosen menu

High quality locally sourced, organic or free range ingredients and no refined sugar wherever possible

Discrete yet personal and fully dedicated service and attention

Chef’s time for shopping, preparation, storing, travel and on the night finishing, serving and clearing (max 5 hrs on site)

All tools, pans, platters and plates required on the night for finishing and serving

Table setting with Villeroy and Boch Cutlery, Riedel and Schott Zwiesel Glassware, ice and flower table arrangement if at Chef’s Table

Comfortable lounge with mood music for relaxing pre and post dinner if at Chef’s Table

Corkage and serving of customer provided drinks

Clearing and cleaning of your kitchen back to arrival status

Chef arrival minimum 90 mins before serving to unload and prep/finish

Tea served in Art Nouveau Style Insulated Teapot and Villeroy and Boch cup ‘n saucers, or Coffee served in Class Caffetiere and Villeroy and Boch cup ‘n saucers  (Max 4)

Snail cocotte with bacon and mushrooms

 Options (please request a quotation)         

Table setting, cutlery, glassware. flowers, table decorations

Canapé or petit four selection

Wine suggestions to match your chosen menu 

Secret marriage proposal or special celebration arrangement (s)

Bespoke menu personalisation or dietary adjustments

Full waiter service

Additional Chef hours on site (£20/hr or part thereof)

Locations outside of 40 km radius from Crawley

Prerequisites at yours     

Adjacent parking space and access for unloading and loading min 90 mins before serving to unload and prep/finish

Clean kitchen with working hob and oven, as well as adequate space and work surfaces for storing, finishing and plating

Basic kitchen cleaning supplies

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(Special offers can not be combined – Please ask for our T&C’s)