Needachef is the #1 private chef service in the Hamptons and on Long Island. Needachef.com is expanding to other areas of NY and around the USA, coming soon! Needachef is run Peter and Rosalie Cooke, both year round residents of the east end. From time to time if we cant cover an event we will refer it to other localChefs. There is no fee paid to Needachef LLC for the chef. You pay the chef directly for their service. Gratuities are encouraged if a chef does an exceptional job. If you decide to poach a chef from Needachef LLC be prepared to pay Needachef LLC 25% of the chef's 1st year salary. Please see Terms of Service. What's the next step? Go to the the book an event tab (http://needachef.com/hire-a-chef/) and fill out the form so we can match a chef to fill your needs. Book a consultation via phone to have your menu designed and event planned,set a date and plan discuss the details of your event. This will include what you love, hate,allergies and how many guests attending for one low non refundable fee of $300. Or you can choose one our package deals and pay no additional fees. Once you sign off on your menu, either pay the chef up front or contribute a deposit towards your event. The chef will shop and prepare as stated in the proposal. Arrive and prepare and serve your meal. Then cleanup therefore completing the aggreement.