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If you’re seeking a unique and completely bespoke dining experience, hiring a private chef could be the answer! From finer dining to family meals, Duchy Chef can deliver a deliciously memorable private dining in Cornwall, all from the comfort of your home or holiday accommodation.

Whether you hire us to provide a one-off service for a special dinner party or want to book us for a week of dining concierge services, you can be assured to be treated to dishes with exceptional flavour combinations, featuring the finest local and seasonal produce Cornwall has to offer.


Finding a restaurant that suits all dietary needs and has a table available at a time that suits all members of the party can be a very tricky task, particularly if you have children (Or guests with children) and elderly people amongst their number. However, this isn’t a factor with a private dining experience from Duchy Chef, as we prepare and serve a bespoke menu to you and your guests in the location of your choosing.


Following a pre-dinner consultation, we carefully create menus for each group, using local, seasonal produce and taking care to accommodate themes and food preferences. If you’re hosting a large group, we can provide waiting and bar staff so that you can focus on entertaining your guests.

On the day of the private dining event, we will always arrive early with all necessary ingredients, staff and equipment to begin preparing the menu. (Please note, we can provide cutlery, glassware and crockery upon request.) Once the night begins, we will introduce each course to your guests, talking about where the ingredients are sourced from and what inspired the dish; so that you have an immersive dining experience and a real sense of occasion.



Squid ink crackers, smoked cods roe, borage
Alaskan crab cucumber cups with thai basil and caviar
Salt cured sardines, rye and pickled samphire
Smoked sea trout, lovage and green pea tarts
White truffle and duck egg tartlets
Pistachio pesto, whipped goats curd, pan d’epice
Duck liver parfait, cress and malt loaf
Char grilled flat iron steak and romesco skewers


Burrata di bufala, crown prince squash, crispy kale and shaved truffle
Wild bass and scallop carpaccio, buttermilk, dill, kohlrabi and poppy seeds

Scallop tartare, smoked scallop emulsion and cured bottarga
Chinese chilli charred hispi with quinoa crumble and blue cheese
Lobster and crab raviolo, bisque, and alexanders

Mozzarella snow, heritage carrot, smoked anchovy, elderberry vinegar
Slow cooked octopus, yuzu, charred cucumber, crispy whitebait, pomelo, wasabi espuma
Gnocchi with braised shin of veal, nduja, ricotta, bacon and sage pangritata
Hand carved smoked venison fillet, grilled artichokes, tardivo, parmesan and sage crisps



Slow cooked pork belly, quince jam, crispy skin, puntarella, roasted and salt baked roots
Southdown’s bbq lamb, bergamot lemon, olive gnocchi, barbecued aubergines, fennel confit roasting juices
Anjou pigeon, foie gras pathivier, morels, leeks, armagnac jus
Char grilled cote de boeuf, dauphinoise gratin, roasted shallots, broad beans and wild mushrooms jus
Spiced pumpkin, cauliflower masala samosas, coconut labneh, kale, tamarind oil
Line caught sea bass, globe artichokes, ditarini slow roast tomatoes, smoked aubergine, salardaise potato galette, kalamata olive
Turbot fillet, crab bon bons, wilted leeks, verbena, shellfish veloute, tomato and basil



Treacle tart with stem ginger ice cream
Pistachio torte, late season strawberries, pistachio gelato, white chocolate
White peach tarte fine, white peach and sauternes sorbet
Green tea and white chocolate mousse, bitter chocolate granola, Griottine cherries, manuka honey madeleines
Valrhona dark chocolate bar, salted caramel, peanuts, cookie crumb, banana ice cream
Artisan cheeses, muscat grapes, sourdough biscuits, rhubarb confit

When you hire Duchy Chef for your private dining event, you can be assured that:


• All of your guests will be specially catered for, regardless of age, dietary preferences, allergies or food intolerances.
• Your kitchen will be left clean and tidy, so you won’t have to tackle any washing up.
• All ingredients will always be local, seasonal and sourced from fantastic local suppliers.
• All dishes will be served directly to you at the table, for a stress-free experience.

No matter the size of your kitchen, we can create a truly unforgettable meal for you and your guests. To find out more about private dining Cornwall with Duchy Chef, browse our selection of sample menus or contact us to discuss your requirements.