Chef Joslin

PRIVATE CHEF / CATERING

MENUS

We use only top quality ingredients sourced locally whenever possible.

BRUNCH

Brioche french toast with mixed berry compote and crème anglaise
Spinach and gruyere frittata served with breakfast potatoes
Applewood smoked bacon and chicken apple sausage
Fresh fruit platter and juices

Eggs benedict served with canadian bacon, english muffin, and hollandaise
Roasted fingerling potatoes
Fresh baked sour cream coffee cake
Mixed fruit platter and juices

PLATTERS & BOARDS

Fresh Fruit Platter
Seasonal fresh fruit with house jam infused local honey yogurt.

Mezze Platter
Olive tapenade, hummus, baba ganoush, marinated olives and artichoke hearts, feta, roasted bell peppers and tomatoes, figs and warm pita.

Vegetable Crudite
Local seasonal vegetables served with beet hummus and sun-dried tomato ranch.

Charcuterie and Cheese Board
Imported and domestic fine meats, nuts and cheeses, seasonal jams, jellies and spiced honeys, house-pickled local vegetables. Artistically displayed served with crostini and crackers.

SALADS

Organic Seasonal Salad
Fresh organic spring mix with a crispy lettuce blend, Seasonal fruit and vegetables, nuts and house vinaigrette.

Arugula & Fennel Salad
Cherry tomatoes, goat cheese, candied pecans and champagne vinaigrette.

Traditional Greek Salad
Mixed greens, baby tomatoes, Persian cucumbers, pickled red onions, feta and toasted pine nuts with our secret Greek vinaigrette.

Heirloom Tomato and Burrata Salad
With basil oil and microgreens.

MORE MENUS

Breakfast
Bagel and lox platter.
Seasonal veggie and sausage frittata.
Fresh summer fruit platter and fresh citrus juices.
Mixed breakfast pastries and croissants.
Plated Two Course Dinner
Mixed Spring Salad with Pickled Red Onions, Candied Pecans, Heirloom Baby Tomatoes, and shaved Fresh Parmesan with a Champagne Vinaigrette 
Herbed Citrus Marinated Salmon with Lemon Dill Sauce
Grilled Ribeye Steak with Red Wine Demi Glace 
Truffle Rissoto 
Sautéed Greens

Passed appetizers and 3 course plated dinner
Citrus marinated shrimp skewers
Sesame crusted ahi bites on a wonton crisp with soy ginger glaze
Avocado toast with oven roasted tomatoes with micros and basil oil
Heirloom tomato and stone fruit with burrata, microgreens, basil oil, and balsamic glaze
Filet with herb compound butter and
Wild caught salmon with chimichurri
Risotto with truffle oil
Sweet corn succotash
Chocolate cake with dark chocolate ganache and raspberry coulis
Crème brûlée

Breakfast Burrito 
Burritos with Eggs, Cheese, Bacon or Chorizo
Salsa, Sour Cream and Sliced Avocado
Includes fresh juice
Mixed fruit and berry platter
Cocktail Party
Arugula salad with grilled chicken and goat cheese
Tamari glazed roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon and dates
Filet skewers with Chimichurri
Bruschetta two way
Prosciutto wrapped cantaloupe
Balsamic glazed Caprese skewers
Charcuterie board
Taco Bar
Chips, Guacamole, Hot and Mild Salsas
Grilled Chicken Asada 
Veggie Fajitas with rice and refried black beans
Locally Made Corn and Flour Tortillas

Tropical Menu
Veggie, beef, chicken, and tofu teriyaki .
Pulled pork sandwiches with guava aioli and pineapple slaw
Mixed greens with roasted macadamia nuts, mangoes and passion fruit vinaigrette.
Traditional macaroni salad.

These are just a few sample menus.  We love customizing menus just for your occasion!

OUR ALL-INCLUSIVE PERSONAL CHEF RATES

Just like the menus we design, our personal chef rates are very flexible. Pricing depends on the type of serving, how many guests, the complexity of the service and location.

We always send you multiple menu ideas with different price ranges.

Catering pricing structure

When we create menus, we list the price per person including everything.

Included in our personal chef rates are:

  • Us cooking for you and your guests for the duration of the event
  • All serving trays and utensils
  • Set up and clean up of our workspace
  • All the delicious food

Additional costs:

  • Bartender - hourly rate
  • Bar - setup fee - includes mixes and garnishes
  • Servers - hourly rate

Not Included:

  • Alcohol
  • Tip

REVIEWS

  • Chef Joslin and her team over-delivered on our 16 person surf ’n’ turf-inspired dinner for a family birthday celebration. They went out of their way to accommodate our preferences, and... read more

    Michael Kravit Avatar Michael Kravit
    January 27, 2024

    Chef Joslin is a true find! We had her host a private dinner party at our home for our visiting daughter and son-in-law to celebrate their one year anniversary. Joslin... read more

    Kristin Kramer Avatar Kristin Kramer
    December 3, 2023

    Jolsin made our first wedding anniversary unforgettable for all the right reasons. All 3 courses were outstanding and rich with an array of flavours.

    Conor M. O'Kelly Avatar Conor M. O'Kelly
    December 3, 2023
  • Chef Joslin & team prepared exceptional meals for our group stay in the desert. Sunday brunch, crab cake eggs benni, awesome hollandaise, then Fri night amazing appetizers, bbq rib eye... read more

    Jeffrey Morrow Avatar Jeffrey Morrow
    November 3, 2023

    Chef Joslin and her team created an unforgettable experience for our group. From appetizers to cocktails, to main courses she stuffed us full of amazing cuisine. It was easily the... read more

    Andy Pollard Avatar Andy Pollard
    October 3, 2023

    I cannot recommend Chef Joslin enough! We worked with Chef Joslin for a private bachelorette party dinner in Desert Hot Springs - we came to her with a pretty... read more

    Laura Schreiber Avatar Laura Schreiber
    October 3, 2023
  • Joslin and her team did an amazing dinner experience with quality food, great presentation and world class service. I highly recommend her for friendly dinner gathering, company party or if... read more

    Nayan Patel Avatar Nayan Patel
    August 21, 2023

    Joslin is an excellent chef and served my business group and our wives an amazing dinner. She is warm hearted and really cares. Wish I could have here cook every... read more

    Bill Bachand Avatar Bill Bachand
    August 21, 2023

    An Unforgettable Night! I had the pleasure of experiencing an extraordinary evening of fine dining at the comfort of a private home dinner party, all thanks to the incredible... read more

    Clint Lawrence (JC Motors) Avatar Clint Lawrence (JC Motors)
    August 21, 2023
  • Chef Joslin was absolute perfection for our dinner party. I am the bride and she came and cooked a 3-course Italian inspired dinner during my bachelorette weekend. The food was... read more

    Stephanie Himes Avatar Stephanie Himes
    August 1, 2023

    A group of six of us hired Chef Joslin to make us a home-cooked meal at a home we rented in Indio. The food and experience were absolutely amazing... read more

    Amir Torkamani Avatar Amir Torkamani
    June 22, 2023

    Joslin was excellent for our business group. Our group of 4 visited Palm Springs for a convention. Having done the usual convention hotel for so many years we opted for... read more

    Jonathan Sanders Avatar Jonathan Sanders
    March 23, 2023
  • Chef Joslin was ALL TIME. A buddy booked her for a bachelor party and the food and drinks were perfect for our group of 20. I happened to be going... read more

    Riley Montz Avatar Riley Montz
    March 2, 2023

    Joslin and her crew are amazing! She put together a fantastic creative menu in a pinch. I thought it was impossible to have such great quality food in the desert... read more

    Nick Lacy Avatar Nick Lacy
    March 1, 2023

    Chef Joslin and staff catered an engagement party at our home in the desert. They were on time, helped me set up, and were so friendly to all our guests.... read more

    Angela Whitten Avatar Angela Whitten
    February 28, 2023