Reserve a Private Chef in Washington DC

Our world-class chefs deliver delicious cuisine and unforgettable experiences
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How It Works

A night in should be fun, exciting, and delicious.
Enjoy your guests. We’ll take care of the rest.

Connect with the best private chefs in Washington DC through our site. Our chefs are prepared for any occasion, whether it’s a large party or an intimate gathering. Enjoy the best catering in Washington DC with an assortment of local favorites or international dishes handcrafted in your own kitchen.

Choose Your City, Date, Chef, & Menu

Within 48 Hours Your Chef Will Contact You

We Bring It All! Food, Equipment & Cleaning Supplies

The Chefs of Washington DC

Make any special occasion tastier with our customizable catering menus in Washington DC.

Turn your dinner party into an unparalleled culinary experience by hiring a skilled private chef in DC. We help connect you with the most talented chefs in the area who can help transform your home or private location into a gourmet restaurant. Choose from a mouthwatering a la carte menu of local dishes and international cuisine. Kick back and let our chefs handle all the preparation, cooking, and cleanup, so you can enjoy the experience.

About Your Private Chef Catering Experience

Food Fire + Knives is your premier network of private chefs and personal chefs for an in home dining experience. Our mission has always been to support local Chefs through freedom of creativity, schedule flexibility, and deserved pay for one of the toughest and lowest paid industries. The Chefs are industry leaders in current restaurant roles as well as local Private Chefs. Food Fire+Knives standard for accepting new chefs is that they must have worked a minimum of 1 year as an Executive Chef, Sous chef or supervisory role equivalent. All Chefs have been interviewed, vetted and meet our high standards for Private Chef Catering.

Simply choose your date, time and hosting location to view available Chefs and Menus. All of the menus are ‘a la carte’ and can be priced to fit any budget. After reserving using our easy online ordering process, your Private Chef will contact you within 48 hours. The Private Chefs supply everything, including the food, equipment and even the cleaning supplies. Private Chef catering can be ordered on-demand for any occasion including our most popular Bachelorette parties, Birthdays, holidays or just an enjoyable night in. Please use our chat in the bottom right corner for any questions or inquiries about the Private Chefs.

Taste of Washington DC

Washington DC has one of the most diverse food scenes in the country. From French cuisine to Southeast Asian delicacies, you will find the best of the best in DC. Blending both northeastern culinary techniques and southern hospitality, a private chef in DC can create a delectable assortment of dishes that is sure to leave everyone feeling satisfied.

Washington D.C. Private Chefs


Chef Katie Murdock

Katie, a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu Scottsdale started her career at Elements restaurant in Paradise Valley AZ 16 years ago. She worked her way up through the ranks to becoming pastry chef and then Chef De Cuisine before moving to Aspen Colorado to take over the Executive Chef position at Bbs Kitchen. From Bbs she moved to the Low Country to help open Tavern &Table on Shem Creek. Katie has had the opportunity of battling on Iron Chef America, cooking at the James Beard House, and cooking at the Aspen Food and Wine Festival. Her global take on American standards is what sets her apart.

Some More About Washington DC…

Washington DC is the nation’s capital and one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the United States. Visit the country’s most important institutions and monuments from the White House to the Lincoln Memorial. Check out the world-class museums such as the Smithsonian or the National Gallery of Art or take a stroll along the National Harbor and take in the scenic beauty. There is always something interesting and historic to explore!

Start Your Private Dining Experience 

Whether you’re celebrating a best friend’s wedding or just in the mood for a restaurant experience in the comfort of your own home, our chefs will make your occasion unforgettable. Everything from the shopping to the cleaning is done by our chefs. All you’re responsible for is having a wonderful time!

Book now to have a personal chef cooking and entertaining in your very own kitchen.