Letting Quality Ingredients Speak for Themselves!

Chef Will Cranfill's Specialties


Chef Will was nothing short of amazing.
We had him cook for a group of 9, breakfast and dinner each day for 4 days.
He went above and beyond to provide everything we needed. The food was incredible, with little details all along the way that shows his versatility and understanding of ingredients and techniques to make each meal individualized for each of us.  We had several people with food allergies and special requests and the week was perfect.
He even brought us fire wood and picked up all our groceries for us each day.  His personally for our group perfectly and we can’t wait to do another trip just so we can hire him again.
Jayme – Franklin,Tn


- James Braun
Such a lovely experience

Will came out for my sister’s bachelorette party. He was so thoughtful in setting the tone for the evening. From his short but sweet explanations of how each recipe came to be, to the flowers he brought from his garden – it felt special. The food was phenomenal – we knew it would be after trying the appetizers. Every dish was timed out nicely. He was engaging yet professional. Everyone said multiple times how much they enjoyed the evening. Will, thank you, truly.

- Stephanie Mitchell
Private Chef

Chef Will did an amazing job! The food was incredibly delicious! So appreciated how he handled everything including clean up. He made our evening even more memorable! Will definitely be using again on our next trip!

- Debbie Loneman
Chef Will Cranfill

Chef Will Cranfill

Will Cranfill is a graduate from Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts in Boulder Colorado. Sourcing local, high quality ingredients were ingrained into his cooking style from day one. Once in the industry Will worked in dining establishments in the Rocky Mountains. Southern fine dining restaurants in the low country of South Carolina, and a farm to fork guest ranch in Southern Utah.

A lover of farming, art, and the cultivation of convivial dining experiences. He is thrilled to find himself residing in the Appalachian mountains where he can continue to widen his understanding of all things culinary.

Along this journey of life, he has found himself inspired by many different cultures. From his own families’ traditions to his personal travels, he longs to share what has touched his heart and soul along the way through the medium of food. He eagerly awaits to give you a dining experience that deepens your connection to food, friends, and family.

Cuisines & Events: American, Anniversary, Bachelor Party, Bachelorette Party, Breakfast/Brunch, Carribean, Comfort, Farm to Table, Holiday, Latin, Local, Mexican, Southern, Spanish, Steak

How to Hire a Private Chef for Your Event

  • Pick a place, date, and time.
  • Select your chef and menu. (Each chef offers different menus which are fully a la carte. Simply choose the dishes you want for your occasion.)
  • Add details like the number of guests and any special instructions.
  • Pay for your reservation. Make any changes or even cancel up to a week before your event for a refund.
  • After you’ve made a reservation, the private chef you’ve hired will reach out within 48 hours to confirm the details and coordinate their arrival.
  • If you’ve added any special dietary restrictions or event instructions, they’ll work with you to implement those.
  • Your chef will arrive with everything they need, including ingredients, cooking equipment, and cleaning supplies. All you have to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy the day with your guests.
  • The cleanup is included too! Hire a private chef with us and know that we’ll likely leave your kitchen cleaner than when you gave it to us.

Our Top FAQs

1. Can I customize the menu?

Absolutely! All our menus are fully a la carte. Once you’ve decided on a chef, you’ll see a list of all the dishes they offer and you can choose the ones you’d like for your event.

2. How is your service priced?

You pay a fixed price per guest based on your menu, plus a small, all-inclusive booking fee to our platform. You’ll be able to see exactly what you’re paying when you make a booking. No hidden costs, ever.

3. How many guests can I invite?

As many as you like! Although for events with over 30 people, we ask that you reach out to us to make an event inquiry.

4. My group has multiple dietary restrictions

That’s absolutely fine! When finalizing your menu, please mention these under ‘Special Instructions.’ For instance, you can specify that you’d like to accommodate one vegan guest and one gluten-free guest for your at-home catering and your private chef will prepare suitable dish variants for those guests.

5. Can I make changes to the menu or guest list?

Yes! You can make any changes to your booking. You can even cancel it up to a week before your event, and you’ll receive a refund.

6. Is my event insured?

Yes, it is. Our service includes full insurance for your private chef in case of any mishaps.

7. How are the Chefs chosen?

Each chef is fully vetted. We require at minimum one year of sous chef experience. Your chef has gone through an FCRA compliant background check and multiple interviews before joining our platform.

8. What is FFKs cancellation and refund policy?

We take pre-payment to secure your chef and simplify our service. No fumbling with payments after your event or dealing with multiple payments in different stages of the process. Much like our service, our return policy is simple and meant to protect you, our hosts and our amazing Chefs.

  • One week or more before your event we guarantee your refund.
  • During the week of your event we offer a 50% refund.
  • We will not be able to refund within 48 hours of your event. At this point your chef has not been available for other parties and has already planned for your event. *Please note all refunds are less processing and booking fees