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Team Leader for Vine Dining Private Chefs
We are a curated a team of private chefs serving the Northern California Wine Country. We each have diverse backgrounds, each with well over a decade of experience.
Our specialty is creating menus and events to pair with wines collected from the area. We have great relationships with many local wineries to provide some of the only in cave dining experiences in the area. We can also bring the wineries to you with a private tasting in your own home or vacation rental to pair with our meals.
For me, cooking is...
Our passion, profession and dedication.
I learned to cook at...
I learned to cook at home as a child. Developed through many restaurants and polished with experience at Le Bernardin NYC...
A role model in the kitchen is...
Ferran Adria and Eric Ripert
A cooking secret...
Fresh ground black pepper and a very sharp knife
As a professional Chef, I offer the following services
I can create a menu based on your preferences to enjoy in the comfort of your home in Sonoma. Simply tell me what you're craving!
I can provide catering services in Sonoma for weddings, birthdays, corporate events and more.
Enjoy the services of a private chef during your holidays in Sonoma.
At home cooking course
Choose this option for a private cooking class in Sonoma and I will put together a tailor-made cooking lesson for you.
Reviews about Max
Fantastic, easy and memorable experience
Harry Bevan-Feb 2, 2019
The chefs and food were amazing!! Local ingredients from the Sonoma / Napa area and such polite and wonderful chefs! Would highly recommend! We loved it
Allie Wisialowski-Oct 22, 2018
Our chef was so amazing! She made us feel at ease and the food was top notch! Better than going out to dine! She was so talented and gave us an amazing overall experience. Everyone was very happy!
Mr. Ernesto Malinis-Oct 9, 2018
Book your experience with Max Porterkhamsy Max
Specify the details of your requests and our Chefs will send you a customised menu.