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An American Chef's Take on World Cuisine

Personal Chef For Hire - Finger Lakes Region, and all of Central New York

The Mobile Personal Chef that comes to your Kitchen from Finger Lakes Region and Beyond to Binghamton and beyond. Chef Wayne M. Allen CI.A. 94 raises the bar for Personal Chef's across the Country


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  Chef Wayne M. Allen Graduate of the Culinary Institute of America 94 and Member United States Personal Chef Association and final 4 nominee for 2016 Chef of the Year U.S.P.C.A.
Chef Wayne is proud to Announce his Mobile Chef services, raising the bar for Personal Chef services every where. The Chef that comes to your Kitchen with his specialty equipment and creates World Class meals right in the comfort of your Home, Place of Business, State Park, Church, Grange, Camp ground, Summer Home or Any place with access to a Kitchen,
"If you Have a Dream Chef Wayne Has a Dinner"

Mobile Chef

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 Multiple Course Wine Dinners, Fine Dinning Events, Family Dinners, Candle Light Dinners, Romantic Dinners, Family Re-unions, Barbecues at a State Park, Religious Dinners, Bridal Party Dinners, Bachelor and Bachelorette Dinners, Appetizer Buffets, Corporate Dinners, Dinners from around the World (with and American Chef's influence ) Anniversary Dinners, Birthday Dinners, Special Occasion Dinners, Formal Dinners and Meals for a week or a Month at your Summer Cottage or Home (vacuum sealed for easy re-heat in minutes) Buffets for 25-75 at a Grange Hall, Church or Banquet Facility. Chef Wayne can Create a Culinary Event any place with access to a Kitchen. Just call about any event you might be planning.

Culinary Services

Chef Services

Before the course begins Chef Wayne M. Allen C.I.A. 94 arrives at your kitchen several hours before your dinner event, He is dressed in full chef attire and brings all of the specialty cooking equipment needed to perform the Gourmet dinner, including All Clad Copper Cookware, Wusthof Knives, Kitchen Aid Mixer w/ attachments, Salad spinner, Stainless Steel Bowls, Blender, Tongs, Spatulas. Also Chef Wayne brings the Dinner Ware including: Imported Italian Stone ware, Crystal Wine Glasses, Silk table Clothes, Matching Napkins, Silver Napkin rings and Matching silverware.
Chef Wayne washes and cuts all of the vegetables, fabricates the Meats sets the table before the Dinner begins. Chef Wayne cooks each course minutes before course begins, serving each course, pouring each wine, clearing each course, while giving descriptions of the dishes and a run down of some of the cooking techniques used in the creation of each course, including ingredients used. After the party the ends the Kitchen is cleaned and the dishes are washed and this is all included in the service.

Culinary events to fit almost any budget.

$39.95 Chef's Choice Wine Dinner

Just some of the many delicious specialties from out classically trained chef.

Hand Crafted Semolina Buns, Organic Greens, Home Made Dressings, Heirloom Tomatoes, English Cucumbers, From Scratch Cooking Techniques, Creative Entrees and Desserts, Hand Cut Steaks, Fabricated Poultry Dishes, Beautiful Seafood Dishes from Whole Fish, Specialized Shell Fish Dishes, Wild Game Dishes, Classical Cooking Methods, Farm fresh Vegetables cut / washed and prepared to order, Innovative Plate presentations, Specialized Cook Ware, Personalized Chef Services, Cooking Classes, Menu consultations and suggestions, Broad based knowledge of matching food and wines. 

Appetizer: Sauté of Tilapia finished with a Pink Grapefruit reduction Sauce.
Wine: Placido Pinot Grigio

Salad: Seasonal Mix of Greens, Roma Tomatoes, Seedless Cucumbers, Sliced Red Onions, Finished With a Balsamic Vinaigrette. Served with a Warm Basket of Hand Crafted Semolina Buns.
Wine: Robert Mondavi Chardonnay.

Entree: New York Strip Steak 14 oz. Boneless Choice Steak Seasoned with a Dry Rub, and Seared in a Cast Iron Skillet Finished with a Holland Pepper Salsa. Served with Rosemary and Garlic Roasted Potatoes, Zucchini and Crooked Neck Yellow Squash.
Wine: Stone Cellars Merlot

Plated Dessert: Puff Pastry Filled with a Home Made Lemon Custard, Topped with Strawberries and Whipped Cream.
Wine: Asti Spumante'

Food, Wine, Chef Service, Kitchen Clean up, all included in Package.

$39.95 ea. (Plus Tax & Gratuity)

Minimum Groups 6-14 People

Build your own Wine Dinner and Chef Wine Dinner Includes Groceries, Wine and Shopping.

Build Your Own Wine Dinner $49.95 (4 Course)  $59.95 (5 Course)

Pan Seared Scallops Finished With a Red Pepper Couli Sauce.
Forest Mushroom Puff Pastry With a Mushroom Cream Sauce.
Tempura Shrimp on a Bamboo Skewer Served with a Spicy Asian Sauce.
Saute’ of Tilapia Finished with a Pink Grapefruit reduction Sauce.
Imported Cheese and Fresh Fruit Plate.

California Greens Cucumbers, Holland Peppers, Red  Onions and Roma Tomatoes Tossed in a Balsamic Vinaigrette.
Caesar With Chopped Romaine & Caesar Dressing Finished with Grated Asiago Cheese.
Grilled Vegetables Tossed with Tri Color Rotini and Hand Crafted Italian Dressing.
 *Salad Course includes Basket of Hand Crafted, Warm Semolina Buns and Extra Virgin Olive oil for Dipping.*

Entrée Choices
Rosemary and Garlic Crusted Prime Rib, Finished with Aus Jus.
½ Herb Roasted Chicken, Finished with an Herb Cream Sauce.
Twin Tournedoes, Beef Tenderloin, Finished with a red Wine Reduction Sauce.
 • Asiago Crusted Rack of Lamb, Finished with a Balsamic Reduction Sauce.
Roasted Pork Loin, Brown Sugar Crusted.
Ahi Tuna Blackened in Cajun Spices, Finished with a Sweet Pepper Salsa.
Atlantic Salmon Broiled in a Herb Butter and Finished with a Lemon Cream Sauce.
Puff Pastry Filled with Lemon Custard, Strawberries and Topped with Whipped Cream.
Flourless Chocolate Torte Finished with Powdered Sugar.
Italian Style Cheese Cake Finished with a Strawberry sauce.
 • Crème Brule’ Sprinkled with Brown Sugar and Flamed table Side.
Chocolate Truffels Trio of Belgium Chocolate Truffles made from Scratch. Includes Double Chocolate, Shredded Coconut, chopped Pecans.
Boston Cream Pie Chocolate Ganache topping and Custard Filling.
Chocolate Mousse Topped with Whipped Cream and Strawberries.

Soup Choices
Clam Chowder Chicken Tortelini Beef Vegetable Forest Mushroom Butternut Squash

Build Your Own Wine Dinner Pricing

4 Course Wine Dinner $49.95 Per Person: 1 Appetizer-1 Salad-1 Entrée-1 Dessert.

5 Course Wine Dinner $59.95 Per Person (Plus Tax & Gratuity) > 1 Appetizer-1 Salad-1 Soup-1 Entrée-1 Dessert.

The Chef Will Pair a Wine with Each Course.

Minimum Groups 6-14 People.

Chef arrives about 6 hours before the Dinner Begins to prepare everything in your Kitchen. The Chef brings all of His specialty cooking equipment, Imported Stone Ware, Crystal Wine Glasses, Table Cloth, Napkins and Silver Ware. Each course is cooked to order and the Chef talks about each course as He clears and serves each course. Each course lasts about 20 minutes and at the end of the dinner the Chef Cleans up the Kitchen and washes the dishes. This is all included in the Price

Call today for a free phone consultation with the personal chef and ask about gift certificates.
Call (607) 283-4273

$100 deposit required for all reservations, non refundable and will be applied to the final bill.

Learn about Finger Lakes Chef on Demand Including Hourly Rates & Individual Pricing

Count on the personal chef from Finger Lakes Chef on Demand in Syracuse, New York, to cook your daily meals. He can also provide custom catering services at rates that won't break the bank. From simple family celebrations to formal corporate gatherings, rest assured all your guests will go home full and happy. Our Mobile Chef Service give you the freedom to talk with your Guests, Enjoy the Meal, and Host the Dinner Party without the worry and work, with our Chef inspired food and recipe ideas. Enjoy the food and wine right in the comfort of your Home or Business. All inclusive packages including shopping for the food. Individual services available separately, Including hourly rates individual pricing to fit your budget. Call for a free Phone Consultation and free estimates on Culinary events you are planning. Great Ideas and creative menus for your Special Dinner included.

In addition to being insured, the chef holds a DBA (Doing Business As) license issued by the state. Wayne Allen, is an active member of the United States Personal Chef Association (USPCA™). He is also a ServSafe™-certified chef with more than 25 years of culinary experience.

New York's On-Demand Personal Chef


Thank you for your interest. For questions or comments, please use the information listed here. Chef Wayne looks forward to hearing from you soon.

(607) 283-4273

Hours of Operation
24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week

Service Area
Proudly Serving Clients in the Central New York Area, Including Syracuse, the Finger Lakes Region, Watertown, Central Square, Liverpool, North Syracuse, Syracuse, Dewit, Skanteatles, Auburn, Tully, Cazenovia, Homer, Cortland, Ithaca, Seneca, Ovid, Whitney Point, Binghamton, Horseheads, Elmira, Corning and beyond for a small mileage fee.


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