Olivewood Personal Chef Service



One of the greatest things about having a Personal Chef is that you only eat the foods you love.  All meals prepared for you will be selected based on your tastes and preferences. The dishes below are just a sampling of the selections that can be prepared for you – our menu is limitless.  

Do you have a favorite family recipe, but no time to make it? No problem!  Is there a dish you love, but you don’t see on the menu?  Please ask for it!  The menu changes periodically, so check back often.

Menu Suggestions


Chicken & Turkey

Almond Crusted Chicken Boneless chicken breasts rolled in honey mustard, almonds and breadcrumbs and baked until golden brown.

Arroz Con Pollo “Chicken with Rice”A delicious Spanish style chicken baked with rice, tomatoes, saffron, artichoke hearts and pimentos.

New! Asian-Style Chicken with Mango Chutney – Boneless chicken breasts marinated in soy sauce and ginger, served with a sweet ‘n spicy mango chutney.

Baked Chicken Tortillas Chicken breasts poached, shredded and rolled in a tortilla with tomato, green pepper, cheddar cheese and salsa, then baked.

New! Braised Chicken Breasts on Creamy Leeks – Boneless chicken breasts sautéed with leeks, white wine and a touch of cream.

New! Chicken Breasts with Tomato-Basil Sauce – Boneless Chicken breasts sautéed in olive oil with an Italian-style sauce of tomatoes, basil and capers.

Chicken Cacciatore Bone-in chicken pieces (your choice of light and/or dark meat) cooked “hunter’s style” with bell peppers, onions, mushrooms and tomatoes.

Chicken ParmesanBreaded chicken cutlets fried to a deep golden brown, topped with marinara sauce, parmesan and mozarella, then baked until the cheese is melted.

Chicken Piccata Chicken cutlets pounded thin with a light sauce of lemon, butter, wine and capers.

Chicken with Pomegranate Light and dark pieces of bone-in chicken, roasted with sage and pomegranate seeds, Marsala wine and orange zest.

Chicken ScarparielloDark meat chicken sautéed with and smothered in a spicy combination of red and yellow bell, and hot cherry peppers.

Chicken Tagine with Lemon and OlivesBoneless chicken thighs sautéed with onion, and ginger, simmered with olives and lemon and a touch of cilantro.

Fried Chicken Cutlets with Home-made Garlic BreadcrumbsTender chicken breasts rolled in Chef Sally’s special breadcrumbs and fried to a deep golden brown. Kids’ favorite!

New! German-Style Cornish Game Hens – Cornish Game Hens, split in half and roasted with coating of cracker crumbs, ginger and lemon. Delicious!

Individual Chicken Pot Pies – Traditional chicken pot pie baked in your ramekins.

Moroccan Style Chicken with LemonBoneless breast of chicken sautéed with olive oil and a touch of butter, parsley, lemon juice and matchstick pieces of lemon rind. The delicious sauce is perfect served over plain white rice.

Pollo allo ZafferanoChicken thighs browned and sautéed with saffron, green olives, carrot and a touch of mint.

Stuffed Chicken Legs Boneless dark meat of chicken stuffed with bread crumbs, lemon zest, herbs and parmesan cheese. Baked to a golden brown and sliced into thick medallions.

Turkey ScaloppineTender turkey cutlets sautéed with butter, mushrooms, herbs and Marsala wine.

Turkey Meatballs in Tomato SauceA lighter and healthier version of the Italian-American favorite. They are so good, you won’t miss the beef!

Turkey Stuffed Peppers Large red bell peppers stuffed with a turkey mixture and baked with tomato sauce.


Beef Short RibsBoneless beef short ribs braised with vegetables in red wine.

Flank Steak with Herb StuffingThin filets of flank steak stuffed with mushrooms, pistachios, and herbed breadcrumbs, braised with wine and beef stock.

Grandma Nancy’s Pot RoastBeef brisket with lots of sweet onions, paprika and tons of garlic braised until the meat is so tender you can easily cut it with a fork. A delicious family favorite. Grandma likes it with a whole head of garlic, but Chef Stefanie likes it with a bit less!

Pot Roast, Italian Style True comfort food! Cubes of beef simmered with tomatoes, mushrooms, carrots and celery in a delicious gravy.

Steak Au PoivreCoarsely ground black pepper in generous quanitity is the secret of the success of the enormously appealing dish.

Steak TeriyakiSirloin steak marinated in soy sauce, garlic and ginger and broiled to the doneness of your choosing.

Stuffed MeatloafA twist on the traditional meatloaf, this creation is stuffed with spinach, carrots, prosciutto di parma and soft provolone cheese.

Traditional MeatloafGround beef, pork and veal (or just beef if you prefer) with onions, breadcrumbs, celery and parsley, smothered with a sweet tomato sauce and baked.



New! BBQ Baby Back Ribs – Tender baby back ribs, slathered in BBQ sauce, and cooked slowly until the meat falls off the bone.

Pork Chops with Parmesan and Sage CrustThick bone-in pork chop in a delicious parmesan, sage and lemon crust.

Pork SatayChunks of pork marinated Indonesian style with Brazil nuts, soy sauce, lemon juce, brown sugar and spices, then broiled.

Pork and Vegetable Stir-fryTender strips of pork stir fried with snow peas, mushrooms and red bell pepper. Perfect over Cashew Rice.

Pork Tenderloin Stuffed with Figs and Blue CheeseAn apple glaze and sweet dried figs complement the savory blue cheese in this simple yet refined dish.

Pork Tenderloin Medallions with a Mustard Herb CrustPork tenderloin rolled in mustard, bread crumbs and parmesan cheese, baked and sliced into medallions.

Smothered Pork Chops with Thyme and PaprikaBoneless center cut pork chops sautéed with thyme and paprika and simmered in a thick and flavorful gravy.

New! Lamb “Burgers” – Ground lamb with garlic, onions and oregano shaped into burgers, sautéed in olive oil and served with a tomato, red wine and mint reduction. No buns required!

Lamb Shanks with Oranges & OlivesMeaty lamb shanks braised white wine, tomato and oranges.

Lamb Shashlik (Shish Kebab)Cubes of lamb marinated with wine, olive oil and spices and then broiled with chunks of seasonal vegetables.

Indian Keema with GingerGround lamb (or beef) sautéed with ginger and Indian spices. Perfect with Naan (Indian bread).

Seared Lamb Chops with Garlic & ParsleyTender lamb chops, pan-seared and topped with browned garlic and parsley. Served medium rare.

Veal chops with Porcini MushroomsThick cut veal chop sautéed with dried porcini mushrooms in a white wine and chicken stock reduction.

Veal Osso BucoVeal shanks slow braised to perfection with bits of vegetables in a white wine and tomato reduction.

Veal Rolls with Lemon & Wild MushroomsThin slices of veal stuffed with sautéed wild mushrooms, pine nuts, cheese, herbs and lemon juice braised in wine and tomato sauce.

Veal ScaloppineTender veal cutlets sautéed with butter, mushrooms, herbs and Marsala wine.


Fish with Tarragon-Butter SauceYour favorite type of white, flaky fish sautéed with a light tarragon butter sauce.

Monkfish in Saffron Broth (with Baby Spinach & Red Potatoes)Monkfish poached in a saffron broth with wilted baby spinach and steamed red potatoes.

Monkfish Scaloppine with Chianti & SageMonkfish fillets sautéed in red wine with scallions, parsley, butter, sage and a hint of tomato.

Potato Cod Cakes with Dijon Tartar SauceDelicious cakes made of cod and potato sautéed and served with a tangy dijon tartar sauce.

Roasted Salmon with VegetablesSalmon filet oven roasted with herbs and spices, served with roasted vegetables.

Salmon with Boulliabasse BrothBouillabaisse, a popular seafood stew in Provence, is the inspiration for this flavorful broth.

New! Shrimp Jardinière – Fresh shrimp sautéed with mushrooms, bell peppers and celery in a light cream sauce with a hint of cognac.

Shrimp Fra DiavoloShrimp sautéed in a spicy marinara sauce.

Tilapia with Tai Coconut SauceTilapia's mild flavor allows the bold flavors in this brothy sauce to shine.


Black Olive PolentaCreamy polenta cakes roasted with a fragrant sauce of mushrooms, garlic and rosemary.

Eggplant RollatiniThin slices of eggplant, oven roasted and stuffed with a ricotta cheese and parmesan blend, then baked in and topped with Chef Sally’s signature marinara sauce.

Eggplant & Spinach SpiralsThin slices of eggplant, oven roasted and stuffed with spinach and ricotta cheese, then baked and topped with Chef Sally’s signature marinara sauce.

Stuffed Portobello MushroomsPortobello Mushrooms stuffed with cannelinni beans and herbs. Doused with Marinara sauce, topped with mozzarella cheese and baked.


Bucatini all’Amatriciana Spicy tomato sauce with bacon and onion served over thick, hollow shaped pasta.

Bucatini with Lamb Ragu Thick, hollow shaped pasta with a hearty ragu made of succulent lamb, pancetta, tomatoes, white wine and basil.

Cheese Ravioli with Fresh Marinara Sauce Cheese ravioli with a simple sauce of tomato, onions, garlic and herbs.

Cheese Ravioli with Walnut & Zucchini SauceTender cheese ravioli with a light & spicy sauce of sautéed zucchini, walnuts and spices.

Cheese Tortellini with PestoFresh cheese tortellini combined with Chef Sally’s favorite pesto made with fresh basil, garlic, pine nuts and parmesan cheese.

Farfalle with Turkey Sausage, Peas and MushroomsTraditionally this dish is made with pork sausage, but in an effort to lighten this up, turkey sausage is used instead. You won’t be able to tell the difference!

Fettuccini with Mushroom RaguPasta with a delicious ragu of tomato, mushroom, garlic and red wine.

Orecchiette with Spicy Sausage and Broccoli Rabe“Ear” shaped pasta cooked with a spicy mixture of pork sausage and broccoli rabe.

Penne a la CarbonaraA rich egg, cream and parmesan sauce with pancetta (Italian smokeless bacon) served over penne. Delicioso!

Penne with CauliflowerFresh cauliflower sautéed in olive oil and garlic served over pasta with parmesan cheese. A simple, but tasty vegetarian dish! Great with a green salad and a glass of wine.

Pumpkin Ravioli with Sage and Hazlenuts Sweet pumpkin ravioli in a mouthwatering sauce of butter, hazelnuts, sage and parmesan cheese.

Spaghetti with Meatballshome made meatballs (made with Chef Sally’s Mother-in-law, Assunta Rossetti’s secret recipe) simmered in tomato sauce over spaghetti.

Tagliatelle with Sausage, Basil and Sun Dried Tomatoes Broad ruffled pasta with your choice of pork or turkey sausage with white wine, sun-dried tomatoes and basil.

Baked Pasta & Casseroles

Baked Cannelloni Large, tube shaped pasta stuffed with a meat ragu and baked with tomato and basciamella (white) sauce.

 Baked Ziti Tube shaped pasta mixed with marinara sauce, topped with mozzarella and parmesan cheese and baked.

“Grown up” Macaroni & CheeseEveryone's favorite childhood dish gets a sophisticated twist with the addition of red bell peppers, celery and blue cheese. But never fear: the kid in you — and all the kids — will love it.

Lasagna, Neapolitan-StyleLasagna noodles layered with shredded beef, sausage, ricotta cheese and tomato sauce topped with mozzarella and parmesan.

Lasagna, Bolognese-StyleLasagna noodles layered with a Bolognese ragu (meat sauce), parmesan cheese and basciamella (white) sauce. Delicious!

Macaroni & CheeseA homestyle favorite. Macaroni in a creamy cheddar cheese sauce topped with breadcrumbs and baked.

Tuna CasseroleA home-style favorite. Tuna and vegetables mixed in a white sauce topped with breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese and baked until the top is golden brown.

Vegetable Lasagna with Red SauceLasagna noodles layered with a mix of seasonal vegetables, tomato sauce and Italian cheeses.

Vegetable Lasagna with White SauceLasagna noodles layered with a mix of seasonal vegetables, basciamella sauce and Italian cheeses.

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Soups & Stews

Beef Stew Traditional comfort food! Chunks of tender beef with carrots, celery, pearl onions, and green peas in a dark brown gravy.

Beef Burgundy StewChunks of sirloin simmered with mushrooms, red wine and spices to make a rich and hearty stew.

Brunswick StewA spicy Southern chicken stew with tomatoes, whole kernel corn and lima beans made with Sally's mother’s secret recipe.

Chicken Soup with Escarole and tiny meatballs (Italian Wedding Soup)A tasty chicken soup simmered with escarole and Mama Rossetti’s secret mini-meatballs. A light but filling soup.

Chili Con CarneGround sirloin simmered with tomatoes, red beans, cumin, chili powder and cayenne pepper. Can be made as spicy as you like!

Corn & Crabmeat Chowder Real lump crabmeat, Corn and chunks of potato make this chowder delicious.

Cream of Curried Pea SoupGreen peas, simmered with mixed vegetables and mild curry purèed with a touch of cream.

Cream of Mushroom Soup Fresh mushrooms simmered with home made beef stock and a touch of cream.

Cuban Black Bean SoupBlack beans simmered with spices make a thick and hearty soup. Perfect for a week-night meal or weekend lunch.

French Onion SoupThe classic, rich onion soup prepared with beef stock and lots of onions, served with garlic toasts.

Grandma Nancy’s Chicken SoupA kosher chicken simmered with dill, carrots and onions, traditionally served over white rice. If you’re feeling under the weather, this soup is sure to make you feel better!

Hearty MinestroneA delicious mix of seasonal vegetables simmered with white beans until thick and served with small “ditalini” shaped pasta. (Can be made vegetarian upon request.)

Pasta FagioliRed & white beans simmered with a touch of tomato and served with small macaroni. (Can be made vegetarian upon request.)

“White” Chili with Chicken and White BeansA lighter version of chili made with strips of chicken, tomatoes, cumin, chili powder and white beans.

Split Pea Soup Classic green split pea soup with bits of carrot and ham.

Roasted AsparagusAsparagus roasted in the oven with olive oil, sea salt and pepper.

Baked Acorn SquashAcorn squash baked with butter, ginger, cinnamon and a touch of brown sugar.

Sweet & Sour Acorn SquashCubes of Acorn squash sautéed until golden brown with honey and vinegar and mint.

BroccoliSautéed with wine, garlic and citrus zest.

Broccoli RabeSautéed with olive oil, garlic red pepper flakes and black olives.

New! Herb-Stuffed Tomatoes – Beefsteak tomatoes stuffed with breadcrumbs, parmesan and herbs and baked until golden.

Lemon BroccoliniBroccolini steamed and quickly sautéed with olive oil, garlic, lemon juice and a pinch of red pepper flakes.

Roasted CarrotsCarrots roasted with a touch of olive oil and herbs.

Butternut SquashRoasted with red bell peppers, garlic, herbs and a touch of Parmesan cheese.

Mashed Potatoes Creamy Yukon Gold mashed potatoes with all the good stuff.

Garlic Mashed Potatoes Creamy mashed potatoes with roasted garlic.

Green Beans Simmered with marinara sauce.

Green BeansSautéed with garlic, lemon and parsley.

KaleSautéed with apples, onions and curry.

Low-Cal Mashed Potatoes with “Sour Cream”Mashed Yukon Gold potatoes with chives, skim milk and plain yogurt. Tastes just like a baked potato with sour cream but with half the calories!

Broiled Wild Mushrooms with Baby SpinachWild mushrooms marinated with citrus and herbs broiled then sautéed with baby spinach.

Roasted PotatoesYukon Gold potatoes oven roasted until brown and crispy with olive oil and herbs.

Sautéed Baby SpinachBaby spinach sautéed in olive oil.

Root Vegetable Mash with Orange Zest Carrots, potatoes, turnips, parsnips and sweet potatoes mashed together with herbs and olive oil. Great accompaniment to braised meats.