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Mushroom Mozzarella arugula Crostini with Onion Raspberry Glaze

Queen Creek Holiday Wine Tasting Dinner Party

Health Held In Hand has provided in-house dinner party chef services all over the valley however one of our most recent was quite unique. The dinner party was held in a stunning home in Queen Creek, Arizona. A group of 20 friends, relatives and co-workers gathered together to share an evening in of delicious food paired with a fantastic wine tasting in light of the holiday season.

Crispy Mozzarella Mushroom Crostini

The evenings menu was prepared with the idea of marrying courses with white and red wines throughout the dinner party. For the Appetizer course we created a special crostini prepared with sautéed mushrooms, fresh mozzarella and arugula. As a final flavor chef Robbie added a raspberry-onion glaze dollop. Pairing with the sample white wines selected by the dinner party host, each guest requested seconds of the crostini appetizer.

A Slice Of Ranch Salad

Wedge salad topped with sliced cherry tomatoes, shredded carrot, diced red onion, bacon bits and ranch dressing.Second course was salad and the host selected our wedge salad. Partygoers had the option of ranch or bleu cheese dressing. Each wedge salad was topped with sliced cherry tomatoes, shredded carrot, diced red onion, bacon bits and bleu cheese crumbles by request. Salad course was a smashing success as the chatter among the group really kicked up with the occasional outburst of laughter. This dinner party was truly a great place to be.

During the salad course there was a special gift for everyone at every table. Health Held In Hand was honored to have served our salad course on some very special china. As part of her 16 full place setting dinnerware set, one party goer brought salad plates for the dinner along with a story. While her brother was in Japan her mother had requested that he bring back a dinnerware set with this specific design. What a special treat to serve the finest quality food on what are some of the most beautiful plates we have ever used to serve salad. Marguerite Josephine, we thank you and your beautiful 50+ year old china.

Second Generation Custom Made Salad Plate
Second generation custom made salad plate from Japan. A dinner partygoer brought these salad plates for everyone to enjoy eating from.

The Hearty Holiday Chicken Parm

On to the main course, Chicken Parmesan with pasta and red sauce. Chicken Parm always pairs well with red wine. As a hearty holiday main course we agree the dinner party host made a great choice. Our chicken parm is always juicy and flavorful and did a great job complimenting the red wine samples brought for the evening. Health Held In Hand Chicken Parmesan is our family recipie that always comes out tender and juicy. At this dinner party we served each chicken cutlet with a fresh made topping of bolognese sauce and then the baked them with mozzarella cheese.

Sweet Sayonara

Tonight our Queen Creek dinner wine tasting party opted for dessert and we are delighted they did. Bringing our chocolate creme tarts to finish out the night on a sweet note.

While the chocolate creme tart desserts went out Kevin went to work taking meticulous care of Marguerites cherished china. Not only that … the 101 other dishes, pans, pots, forks, knives spoons … the list goes on and on. Cleaning in up is the most important but easiest overlooked part of any dinner party. In the end we came, we cooked and we cleaned up in true Health Held in Hand fashion. Let the team at Health Held In Hand prepare a hearty holiday meal for you. Contact Us and we’ll create a delicious dinner party menu for you too. To our Queen Creek wine tasting dinner party friends we say Thank You and Happy Holidays!

The juiciest Chicken Parmesan you have ever had is made by Health Held In Hand

Happy Thanksgiving From Your Favorite Scottsdale Personal Chef

After you’ve consumed your Thanksgiving Dinner and prepare for Black Friday Deals (We have pre-orders available) add the Scottsdale Personal Chef experience to you gift list this holiday season. When you’re checking off your holiday party list Health Held In Hand wants you to know what it’s like to order with our personal chefs.

Hiring a personal chef for your Holiday party, you want the best personal chef in Scottsdale for this once in a lifetime experience. Let us help you through that experience with this special blog post on this special Thanksgiving Day.

Planning a meal on Thanksgiving day is different than booking a brunch or dinner party with Health Held In Hand.
It all starts with a phone call that is answered by one of our chefs ready to learn more about your event. Once we know why we are cooking for your party, we follow up with what you’re thoughts on the main dish are. You see, every other course is paired with the main course. So certain salads go with certain proteins and the same is for appetizer courses.

A Popular Choice For A Hearty Meal

A gif showing Health Held In Hand homemade pasta sauceA popular choice for a hearty bachelor or bachelorette party meal that can double as a hearty Holiday meal is our Italian Chicken Parmesan prepared the same way Nona used to. Chicken cutlet sliced, lightly breaded then individually goldened to juicy perfection. Plated with pasta and the perfect amount of simmered red sauce. Should this be your main course choice the meal will be as memorable as the moment.

Then The Appetizer

For you main course you chose the family Italian recipe Chicken Parmesan, then it starts with a fresh and light appetizer. When we set the menu the chef on the phone will offer additional options for appetizers however for this example lets go with bruschetta. Bruschetta is a classic right in line with the Italian dinner theme. The thin slices of tomato, fresh mozzarella and basil wake up your palette and prepare you for the salad.

Lastly … Salad?

By now you may have noticed that the way you design your bachelorette and bachelor party meal is a little out of order from the way you eat it. And that’s ok, as long as you pick the right salad. but never fear, your experienced Scottsdale Personal Chef has got your back. An expecfed salad with the Italian courses is the Caesar. Health Held In Hand serves a classic Ceasar dressing that is so unbelievable people tell us we should bottle it.

At The End It’s Just Perfect!

From that 2 minute read you can see where planning the classic Thanksgiving Day dinner is not the same as a menu for a bachelor or bachelorette party. You could say it’s completely opposite. Rely on the professionals at Health Held In Hand to guide you in the perfect party menu creation. Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Health Held In Hand Personal Chef Service.

Arizona Top Private Chef Teaser

Congratulations On Top Private Chef Nominations

Starting Now Health Held In Hand is participating in the 2022 Arizona Top 25 Private Chefs by Soeleish Phoenix Magazine.

It is an honor to be considered in an Arizona Statewide poll where users vote for the Top Private Chef in the greater Scottsdale area.

If you would like to help us become number one private chef in Scottsdale the steps are super simple. All you need is your Instagram and post @healthheldinhand in the comment section.

Here are the 3 easy clicks to vote for 2022 Best Private Chef Arizona

Visit @soelishphoenix on Instagram

You’ll see 3 posts for “Top 25 Private Chefs Arizona 2022”

Comment “@healthheldinhand” on each post a maximum of once each day

You can comment on just one … or all three if you REALLY want to help us out 🙂

Health Held In Hand Top Valley Chef Nomination

What is the 2022 Arizona Top 25 Private Chefs by Soeleish Phoenix Magazine?

Each year the Phoenix division of Soeleish Magazine turns to the public to vote on the top 25 in each food service category. Once the tally is collected, in this case “Top Personal Chef”, totals are printed in the following months magazine issue. This opportunity is appreciated by start-up local chefs like Health Held In Hand. Exposure is good in any media vertical and Soeleish Phoenix is doing an amazing job bridging the local social media and print media together by highlighting the personal chefs around Phoenix.

Why is @HealthHeldInHand chosen as Phoenix Top Personal Chefs?
Delicious food indicator. If that’s a thing, I may have just made that up. Delicious food indicator is the amazing taste you get with the private chef courses served by @healthheldinhand. Since you have seen our Instagram page you know @healthheldinhand food always looks incredible.
That’s 2 reason.
However the main reason is the relaxed, easy-going atmosphere that comes with a @healthheldinhand dinner party. Our dinner parties and gathering personal chef services are more than just food. The interaction is “super chill” and “painless”.
Now that’s 3 reasons to head over to IG and comment @HealthHeldInHand.

Personal Chef Website Updated Announcement

Updates and Announcements

Everyone here at Health Held in Hand is excited to finally be able to let the ham out of the can! It’s taken a while to complete the website, but we wanted to make sure that we highlighted our number one Focus. The food.
The Health Held in Hand website now features many upgrades to speed you through the booking process. You can find our interactive form here and make General selections for your dinner party before a final confirmation is made over the phone.

Quick Questions Answered with Our FAQ Page

Many times people will call with a quick question about course ingredients or food allergy concerns. In order to speed you through to a satisfactory answer we have added the FAQ page. On the FAQ page you will find answers to our most frequently asked questions about dinner parties.

Special Intro Video

Health Held in Hand anything wouldn’t be complete without the final say or the first say in this case from the owner Robbie held. No one brings excitement to a party quite like Robbie does and that’s why we featured him front and center on the homepage of our website. We used video format in a meager attempt to capture some of Robbie’s energetic passion for his business and his cooking.

Book Personal Chef For AirBnB Stays Scottsdale

Airbnb guests to the Phoenix Valley. We have added special information for booking a dinner party with a personal chef in Scottsdale. No doubt you have seen it is hard to find just about anything in Scottsdale if you try to drive around. Just call Health held in hand and book a dinner for six or more you won’t have to lift a finger. Daytime pool parties for bachelor and bachelorette parties are also available. Nothing’s better than kicking back with your friends before you get married and having someone come in and cook a fantastic meal that you can munch on for the rest of the day.

Also for visitors from out of town we have added some special links to our favorite places in and around the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. Restaurant marketing in the Phoenix Valley is highly competitive and we wanted a place to show you where a chef would eat.

We’re Not Just For “Out Of Towners”

Locals, have you tasted our corn chowder? it’s an amazing mix of corn and cheese and all things delicious and we’re have it on sale right now for $9,000 over in the market sectionof the website. listed there will also be dates we’ll be at local farmers markets. Check the times and days for areas all around Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa and chandler.

Enjoy Your Meal

Overall Health Held in Hand set out to make booking a personal chef quick and painless via our website. Places like Facebook, Instagram and Tic-Tok are great for showing the dinner party experience. We believe delivers the same efficient, painless, filling experience as out tucker.

Health Held in Hand Inc is a personal chef service specializing in Bachelor, Bachelorette parties and special events for Gatherings of six or more.