Get to know me better
I am professional, driven, experienced and always wanting to provide a memorable and hospitable experience to my clients.
I am a professional chef and hospitality professional with 11 years of experience in the kitchen, dining rooms and off site catering of many fine dining restaurants in Oklahoma City as well as outside of Oklahoma. My focus is to always accommodate any dietary needs or special requests for my clients. I prefer seasonal and organic cooking and as local as possible but am always happy to provide any style of cooking that is preferred by a client. I am flexible and here to make your dining experience and easier and memorable one.
For me, cooking is...
What motivates me almost every day as well as what feeds my creative drive.
I learned to cook at...
A local culinary school as well as many fine dining kitchens in Oklahoma City as well as some in the Santa Fe and Taos areas of New Mexico.
A role model in the kitchen is...
Kristen Kish, Brooke Williamson, Barbara Lynch, Nancy Silverton, Angie Mar, Brenda Steele of Eat of the Earth.
A cooking secret...
To truly let the ingredients speak for themselves and shine.
As a Private Chef, I can offer you:
I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in Oklahoma City. You name it!
A longer stay in Oklahoma City? 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 Oklahoma City.
If you are looking for someone to keep your fridge full of incredible meals in Oklahoma City, count me in.
Michael'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 Michael's reviews
Chef Michael was great! We really enjoyed our evening!
Pami Henderson - Aug 03 2021
Chef Michael was absolutely amazing! We hired him for our friend’s 10th wedding anniversary and they would not stop talking about the amazing experience he provided for them!!
He emailed me the menu in advance and was prompt to respond to my messages.
Tanner Helleland - Aug 30 2020
Chef Michael was excellent. He was right on time and everything tasted amazing. We will definitely be doing this again.
Samantha Higgins - May 21 2020
Book your experience with Chef Michael
Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.