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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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    Miranda Durst
    7/16/2021 - Google

    We hired Chef Thomas for a family centered elopement dinner in the North Cascades with a rehearsal dinner and day after family brunch. We could not have been more happy with our experience! Thomas and... read more

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    Kailyn Elliott
    7/06/2021 - Google

    Absolutely fantastic!

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    Senayet Negusse
    4/12/2021 - Google

    Down to Earth Cuisine is 5+++ stars. David is incredible! His service is unmatched and every plate was outstanding. Our personal meal service with our family was quite an experience, one to remember.T... read more

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    James Stafford
    3/10/2021 - Google

    The food is absolutely amazing! Chef David and the crew really know how to bring five star restaurant quality meals to your door!

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    heather busch
    2/23/2021 - Google

    I chose to hire Down to Earth chef services for a birthday dinner for my friend. Their communication and customer service was exceptional throughout the process. Chef Tom created a vegan 7 course me... read more

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    Lígia M.
    5 star rating
    2/23/2021 - Yelp

    Thank you, Chef David and Brett! We loved the menu, and everything was terrific, full of flavors, and super healthy. The Weekly Meal Service is a lifesaver and will definitely work with your team aga... read more

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    Freddie Ham
    12/21/2020 - Google

    We found Down to Earth Cuisine on Yelp and upon reading all the reviews decided to use them for our personal chef needs. They are very reasonably priced and very professional to work with. David, the ... read more

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    Rock Christeson
    12/11/2020 - Google

    David and team we amazing! We had an Airbnb in a great spot and David brought an amazing experience for my wife's birthday! He is a great communicator and took the time to get to know me and find out ... read more

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    Anoop Singh
    11/23/2020 - Google

    Wonderful wonderful private chef service. We asked David for a one night dinner, And his team delivered a fantastic experience. The chefs were friendly, the food is very good, the presentation was exc... 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.

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    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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