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Chef Johnny Messina

Private Chef In Sedona

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Chef Johnny Messina

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True found passion in food, Heart and soul doing what I love and bringing that to you...

I am professional Chef who grew up in the restaurant business and started cooking for my family in which my mother started teaching me at the age of 3. I Learned the business in our family restaurant back East in New York and Connecticut. I began my professional career at 19 and working for now Maters Chef and James Beard winner Chef Frank Audino of "Aglio" restaurant in Philadelphia. I committed at 23 when I began working at the highest level of restaurant and banquet At the Famous L' Auberge de Sedona , in Sedona Arizona ,and then The top 10 in the world "Enchantment Resort". Upon my growth and seeking more opportunity I moved to LA in 2004-5. I began working placement work at "Party Staff L.A." where My private in home work grew and I began to improve myself with my private clients . Years later I would be hired by Wolfgang Puck Catering at Hollywood and Highland, Along with Presidential and Oscar dinners. I worked as Sous Chef to Wolfgang for his Private Dinners side by side . I would prep his special dinners and then Sous for him during the dinner and event. My tenure at WP catering accrued some great experience for me and I met and learned from many great Chefs form all over the world. Wolfgang imports amazing chefs from all over Europe , central America, the U.S. and the rest of world. My experience and ability to tend to my Private clientele grew immensely and Brought me to levels I never knew . After Opening several restaurants and working through the rank and file of restaurant business, I dislocated and sought further Private work. Not soon after I had the privilege to meet with Chef Christian Paier and join his company Private Chefs Inc Los Angeles.. since then we have had an amazing and fulfilling business relationship for the last 9 years. I have to admit that this has been the finest move to date for my career.

I am extremely passionate towards my Career I will continue to work at this level for the rest of my life. The 30 some years experience in Restaurant, Banquet, Catering and private service have fully qualified me to serve you for all of your needs.

My services

As a Private Chef, I can offer you:

Full-time Chef

A longer stay in Sedona? I'm available for holidays, on a daily basis, and so forth. Just let me know!

Cooking Classes

Because "sharing is caring". I would be happy to teach you all sorts of techniques and recipes in Sedona.

Cooking Show

Interactive or demonstrative, I can provide showcooking services all around Sedona.

Culinary Consultancy

Trust me as a culinary consultant to help you with your concept in Sedona.

Chef Johnny's reviews

4.3/ 5

Johnny is a great personality to bring into your personal home and social space. Our meal was delicious and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience of having a personal chef. Johnny was tuned in and skilled at knowing when to engage with the social dynamic of the client experience.

Lori Oberman - May 26 2022

4.3/ 5

We all LOVED the food, he was great to have around, and cleaned up. It was a great night and we highly recommend him.

Jen Christensen - May 18 2022

5/ 5

Dinner was great! The food was very good, the presentation was nice, service was excellent, and cleanup was perfect! Thank you!

Lindsay Levitz Burke - May 03 2022

4/ 5

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