Get to know me better
International Modern and Infused Cuisine
I have over 10 years of experience working in The Chicago restaurant scene including two 2 Michelin Star restaurants. I have been featured on FOX 32 and Bizarre Food’s delicious destinations. I have created cocktails that have been featured on thrillist’s things you should drink. I have since started my own upscale catering company where I focus on the whole experience. I am happy to create a custom menu of both savory and sweet, creative cocktails, thoughtful wine pairings (as I am a sommelier), and superb service from attractive and professional servers who currently work in some of Chicago’s leading restaurants. I am your one stop shop to an unforgettable experience.
For me, cooking is...
An outlet for my creativity a chance to travel without leaving your home.
I learned to cook at...
Carnivale Sunda L2O Sixteen Gibson’s Experimentation at home
A role model in the kitchen is...
Chef Morimoto was an early influence but my mentors Matthew Kirkley, Thomas Lents, and Russell Kook have been my biggest influences.
A cooking secret...
My ingredients, quality is key.
As a Private Chef, I can offer you:
Simply tell me what you're craving! I would love to create the perfect menu for your special occasion in Chicago.
I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in Chicago. You name it!
Because "sharing is caring". I would be happy to teach you all sorts of techniques and recipes in Chicago.
If you are looking for someone to keep your fridge full of incredible meals in Chicago, count me in.
Marisa's Food Gallery
We all eat with our eyes first! Below you can find a little demonstration of what I can bring to your table.
Book your experience with Chef Marisa
Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.