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Affordable Chef Services - Personal Chef and Catering to the Santa Cruz County area and beyond .
Chef Gallagher’s background includes a Bachelor of Culinary Arts degree , and 27-plus years of local experience working in some of Santa Cruz County’s most prominent restaurants and wedding catering banquet facilities.
Chef Mark offers affordable, high-quality buffet and multi-course plated catering services for celebrations of all kinds. He also specializes in small, intimate catered events.
For me, cooking is...
A passion and what I have been doing for all my working life.
I learned to cook at...
Bachelor of Culinary Arts degree from Johnson and Wales Culinary Arts Institute of America
A role model in the kitchen is...
I don’t really have a roll model
A cooking secret...
Cook with your ears.
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 Capitola.
I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in Capitola. You name it!
A longer stay in Capitola? I'm available for holidays, on a daily basis, and so forth. Just let me know!
Mark'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.
Chef Mark's reviews
I had never hired a chef before. I didn't know what to expect. The moment Chef Mark greeted me, I felt that I was in good hands. He took great care of us. He passed the starters around and delivered a delicious entree. The cleanup was a plus.
Thanks Chef Mark.
Dennis Burry - Feb 08 2022
Book your experience with Chef Mark
Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.