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Cooking in your kitchen

Meals are prepared in your kitchen and offered as a cooking service rather than a meal delivery service. Personal chef sessions are available Monday through Friday and last two to three hours.  Most clients work from home, so it's not unusual for the chef to be cooking in the kitchen while you're working in your home office.  If you work outside the home, arrangements can be made for access to the kitchen.


$200 service fee + cost of groceries, obviously varying depending on the menu.  One personal chef session consists of three meals and includes grocery shopping.  Payment via Venmo, cash or check is due on the date of service.  Yes, you're welcome to purchase a personal chef session as a gift.

All Lifestyles






picky eaters

health conscious

Come home to meals prepared for you, ready to eat, made from fresh organic vegetables and hormone-free meats.   The chef shows up with groceries, cooks the meals in your kitchen, and places them in the refrigerator for heat and serve throughout the week.  You're welcome to use the Simply-VA Personal Chef service on a weekly basis, just one time, or once a month.   Special diets are always accommodated.  Roll down for photos, pricing and contact info.

Based on your preferences, each week a menu of eight meal choices are offered from which you choose three complete meals.  Because of allergies, food preferences and dietary lifestyles, there is no set menu for each week.  Virginia Stockwell, Personal Chef of Simply-VA, considers the family's needs and creates a unique menu for each of them.  This is a sampling of dishes made over the years.

Weeknight Dinners for the Health Conscious of Charlottesville, Virginia

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Chef Virginia Stockwell will come to your home to discuss your dietary needs and allergies, check out your kitchen, and set up your first personal chef appointment.  Reserve an in-person complimentary consultation at