At home catering in Dubai: 5 to try
Planning a special meal in the comfort of your own home, but don’t fancy slaving over the stove? have found the experts who will whip you up a culinary feast without the stress or mess.
Whether you are throwing a gala dinner or a kid’s birthday bash, Fait Maison Cuisine will come to your rescue and put in the graft for you. With an emphasis on good quality ingredients, blended in such a way to promote harmony throughout the body, Fait Maison also offers tailored meal plans to tackle issues such as weight, insomnia and intolerances.
How much? Prices vary depending on package selected, with a formal dinner coming in at Dhs150 per person based on a minimum order of 20 guests.
Imagine having a team of professional chefs who can whip up any type of cuisine at your fingertips – sounds too good to be true, right? Think again, as ChefXchange have made that a reality thanks to founders Marc Washington and Karl Naim. Springing from their mutual love of food, ChefXchange lists chefs across the world and their menus. Simply search for a city, date or price point and ChefXchange will connect you to available chefs. There’s also the opportunity to earn credits by recommending friends that can be cashed in for dinners.
How much? Prices vary from chef to chef and are based on the ingredients used and time needed to prep the meal. ChefXchange recommends telling your chef what your budget is so they can come up with the fairest price.
Elias Kandalaft, the man behind Pinch Gourmet, is on a mission to bring great comfort food to Dubai. Serving up dishes such as truffle mac ‘n’ cheese, steak tartare hotdogs, and Korean brisket tacos, Pinch Gourmet is perfect for a more informal affair with hearty grub. They also offer a live station option with treats such as paella and BBQ pineapple, for those who want to create the best bits of brunch in the comfort of their own homes.
How much? Prices range from Dhs250 to Dhs400 depending on the service required and menu choices.
Dish was founded in 2008 by husband and wife team Henry and Kate Dyer and has since expanded to a team of 200. Dish caters to anything from bespoke afternoon tea to royal weddings, with an impressive choice of menus to suit the occasion.
How much? An afternoon tea with six treats per person costs Dhs75.
When it comes to authentic Italian cuisine it doesn’t get much better than Cooking At Home. Created by Italians Cristina and Francesca, they not only offer catering services for private dinners, they’ll even let you in on the tricks of the trade and teach you how to make it. A popular choice for foodies, you’ll not only get to sample proper fare, but also learn the secrets to make pasta just like their mama used to make.
How much? Prices on request.