Big Braise


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Big Braise

To Start

Braised Kale Stracciatella

stracciatella cheese, kale, basil, garlic, lemon, cayenne, allspice, onion powder, ciabatta

Family Style

Shaved Celery Salad

celery, walnut, baby romaine, lemon, parmesan, onion powder

Pot Roast

chuck roast, carrot, baby yellow potato, cippolini onion, red cooking wine, tomato paste, rosemary, finishing pepper, onion

Balsamic Green Beans

green bean, balsamic, cipollini onion, almond, dried currant, thyme, sumac 

Table Biscuits

whole wheat pastry flour, buttermilk, unsalted butter, baking powder, black peppercorn, salt


Apple Pear Crisp with Ice Cream

apple, pear, oats, solstice blend, allspice, turbinado sugar, butter, ice cream


G & T Bar

gin, tonic water, lime, lemon, blackberry, mint, basil

Simmer Down

chamomile tea, ginger, cardamom pods, bourbon, lemon, honey

Select this menu to view all dish options, then customize it to meet your preferences and needs.

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Hosting made easy with a Culinista chef.

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  • Choose your Menu

    Select a menu, then customize it to fit your preferences and needs. See sample menus below.

  • Share the Details

    Tell us your vision—date, guest count, location, occasion—and we’ll match you with the ideal Culinista chef.

  • Sit Back and Relax

    Your Culinista chef will arrive with groceries and handle the prep, cooking, serving, and clean up while you enjoy time with your guests.

Our Menus

Our menus are vibrant, seasonal, and infinitely customizable.

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Culinista® Chefs

Culinista chefs hail from top restaurants around the country. They help celebrate our culinary methods and approach to hospitality.

  • Thoroughly Vetted

    All Culinista chefs come highly referred and must pass a background check and a cooking interview.

  • Professionally Trained

    Culinista chefs have graduated from top culinary schools and worked in the best restaurants.

  • Perfectly Paired

    We handpick the best chefs for you based on their skills and your needs.


Party Like a Culinista

Whether you’re hosting your partner or a group of ten, these keys ensure the atmosphere is comfortable and the meal is memorable. With the kitchen under control, use these tips to be a great host.

Gatherings FAQ

Our services also include chefs for weekly meal prep, cooking classes, and seasonal & long term needs.

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