I recently discovered Kitchen Surfing, a great site and service that allows you to bring top-notch local chefs into your own kitchen, and immediately added it to my list of must-try’s. The premise is simple: choose from a wide range of your area’s best chefs, and they will shop for ingredients, prepare your meal, and clean up – all for one price, tip included.
You can search for your chef by cuisine, dietary restrictions, or specialties, and each chef’s profile includes background and training, a look into their cooking style, available menus, hourly rates, reviews, and images of their dishes.
I can think of so many great uses for such a service – not the least of which would just be a nice romantic dinner for two – and cannot wait to try it out. XXJKE