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Weekly In-Home Meal Preparation Service

What would you do with 2 extra hours each day? Spend more time with your family? Advance your career? That’s what our Weekly In Home Meal Prep service provides. Trained, personal chefs handle every aspect of your weekly meals, from menu design and shopping to cooking and cleaning. You get time back in your day to enjoy life in Seattle. It’s that simple.

How it Works: 6 Steps

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1. Decide on a Meal Plan

Decide how many meals you want per week. Most customers choose 3-5 meals per week, but we can accommodate any requests you have. Our meal preparation service is flexible so you can change your plan each week depending on your schedule. You can also start and stop service at any time.

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2. Menu Design & Planning

We design a different menu each week based on your preferences and dietary restrictions. All of our meals are healthy, nutritious, and made using the highest quality ingredients. We know exactly where to look and how to select the freshest and most wholesome components for each meal. Our personal chefs are trained to cook virtually any cuisine you can think of.

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3. We Buy Groceries & Ingredients

On the way to your home, your personal chef will stop at local markets and grocery stores to shop for ingredients. We choose organic, non-GMO, wild-caught, locally sourced, farm-fresh ingredients for every meal. This ensures every home-cooked meal is of the highest quality.

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4. Personal Chef Prepares Meals for the Week

Your personal chef brings the groceries straight to your kitchen and gets to work. This is where the magic happens. Your chef cooks the entire week’s worth of meals in one shot. This process typically takes 3-6 hours, depending on how many days and how many people they are cooking for. While you don’t need to be home for the cooking, you are more than welcome to join and converse with your chef as they work.

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5. Package & Label Meals in Your Fridge

After the meals are made, your chef meticulously packages each meal into a separate container. Each meal is labeled so it’s easy to find. Your meals are organized neatly into your fridge for easy access throughout the week. We leave behind a printed menu with reheating instructions for your convenience.

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6. We Clean Up

This is the part our clients love. Your chef will put away all the leftover ingredients and pantry items. All dishes and equipment are washed, dried, and put away. Counters are wiped down and floors left spotless. All working surfaces are sanitized and ready for you to use. By the time we leave, your kitchen is sparkling clean and ready for you to enjoy the next meal.

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    Gabe Lemon
    8/25/2020 - Google

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    Courtney F.
    5 star rating
    8/23/2020 - Yelp

    Our friends came into town to visit and surprised us with an amazing 7 course dinner from David! Not only did all the food look great, it tasted amazing! We loved being introduced to new foods/combina... read more

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    Mike Brickman
    8/17/2020 - Google

    David and team were truly incredible. They did a 7 course tasting menu complete with wine pairing suggestions. They were fun to be around and the food was exceptional. David was easy to coordinate wit... read more

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    John Costello
    6/30/2020 - Google

    I purchased a private dinner with David for my wife and I for her birthday. The entire experience was wonderful from beginning to end. We discussed the desired menu including speciality items like duc... read more

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    J Dennerline
    3/21/2020 - Google

    David created a wonderful culinary sensation for my family! We chose a creole theme and the dishes that he picked were over the top good! David and his team were very friendly and attentive to making ... read more

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    Kristin Thorsness
    2/21/2020 - Google

    We had a David come to my parents' house for a cooking lesson/4-course meal to celebrate my mom's 60th birthday and it was one of the best family parties we've had. David was knowledgeable, easy to ta... read more

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    Malini Balakrishnan
    1/21/2020 - Google

    We’ve have used David and Down To Earth’s services for 1 and a half years so far. They are outstanding! Always willing to take into account our preferences and needs, very easy to work with, amazing f... read more

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    Amanda Twiss
    1/21/2020 - Google

    Down to Earth Cuisine just did a fantastic multi-course Christmas Eve dinner for my party of 24. This was our first experience with David and his team--and we are admittedly a tough audience--we've b... read more

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    We've have used David and Down To Earth's services for 1 and a half years so far. They are outstanding! Always willing to take into account our preferences and needs, very easy to work with, a... read more

Personalized Meal Prep for All Dietary Restrictions

Explore our sample menus for dietary restrictions.
Our Seattle personal chefs are trained to prep your meals according to any and all dietary restrictions. We can accomodate any of the common diets listed below. If you have a specific dietary restriction please let us know during your consultation.

Why Choose Down to Earth Cuisine

Aside from being among the best personal chefs in Seattle, Down to Earth Cuisine adheres to strict values. We care deeply about the environment and the Seattle community, and practice what we preach. Our values are ingrained in our company culture and you will see our commitment during every interaction.

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Reducing Plastic Waste

Our chefs are extremely conscious of plastic use in the food preparation industry. When shopping we use paper bags and reusable bags. We purchase products in glass containers when possible. Our entire mantra is focused on reducing plastic waste and our carbon footprint during meal preparation.

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Protecting Wild Orca

We donate to One Tree Planted every month. This organization plants trees in the PNW to restore critical habitats for Chinook Salmon which helps Wild Orcas. Planting trees also helps to offset the carbon footprint associated with preparing meals and traveling to and from your home.

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Donating Meals Locally

We’ve donated hundreds meals to frontline healthcare workers and shelters in the Seattle area. Click here to donate a meal to a local person in need today.

Let's Get Started

One of our Seattle personal chefs, David Boyd, will meet you at your home for a complimentary consultation. There, we will learn more about your schedule, dish preferences, and dietary restrictions. We also assess your kitchen to determine any equipment, spices, and herbs that you might need. If you're missing anything, we can provide you with an online shopping list of chef-inspired cookware. This initial meeting marks the start of our relationship together. All future interactions will serve to strengthen the connection between your family, your chef, and your food.

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Free In-Home Consultation

Please complete the form below to tell us about your needs. We will call or email you to schedule your in-home consultation.

  • Your Needs & Preferences
    We understand that each week may be different depending on your schedule. Please let us know what you will be expecting during a typical week.
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