Get to know me better
I have a strong passion for food and service
I am a professional chef with 38 years of professional cooking experience. I am a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America’s and have trained all over the country. I take the time to listen and understand your expectations and tailor a menu to your specific tastes. I am well versed in numerous cuisines and look forward to sharing my passion with you.
For me, cooking is...
A way to share my passion and bring enjoyment into other people’s lives.
I learned to cook at...
The Culinary Institute of America with apprenticeships at The Ritz Carlton and Hyatt Regency Hotels
A role model in the kitchen is...
I have always admired Emeril LaGasse for his passion and my father for instilling a work ethic into me
A cooking secret...
Don’t over complicate cooking. Keep it simple and straight forward and let the food do the talking
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 Long Grove.
I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in Long Grove. You name it!
A longer stay in Long Grove? I'm available for holidays, on a daily basis, and so forth. Just let me know!
Because "sharing is caring". I would be happy to teach you all sorts of techniques and recipes in Long Grove.
Martin'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 Martin
Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.