Personal Chef services for
New York | Brooklyn


Enjoy delicious and healthy food each day.

private chef

Fill your kitchen weekly with tasty food. We do all of the shopping and leave everything neat and clean. Repeated service is the ultimate life-hack for eating healthy and feeding a family.

Dinner Parties

Create wonderful memories with our flexible menus and smooth service. We will take care of all the dining details including waitstaff. You get to focus on looking great and enjoying your guests.


Purchase recipes for your website, blog, cookbook, editorial OR Get informed assistance with your food product design. We stay on top of current food trends to keep your brand relevant.

About Us

Delicious food that is prepared with care

We love to highlight the artisanal, hand-selected, and all-natural. You may value specific food guidelines such as organic, local, Kosher, gluten-free, allergen-free or have varying limits with regards to the eating and treatment of animals. We have always honored those options and understand their importance. Lively Palate works closely with you to come up with valuable solutions for various needs. Quoted prices will differ depending on the expected number of people, menu, staffing, equipment needed & rentals.

  • Natural, seasonal, and organic ingredients are used whenever requested.

  • Our chef has won many awards for her bright, lively palate. Customization improves with continued service.

  • Upon Request: Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian, Kosher, Allergies, Picky Kids

  • Simply call or send an email to set up a cooking date



Food has always been fun and EXCITING for this leading chef and author. A NYC native with Jamaican heritage, she has been cooking professionally for 15 years with restaurants, corporate clients, busy families, and celebs. People love her take on modern American cuisine because her dishes are always flavorful and exciting. Her personal mission of “healing people with food” energizes Lively Palate.

josie gordon

Chef and Owner

Sample menus

Proposed menus are emailed for each cooking visit. Feel free to accept, question, omit, or suggest as you'd like.

request service

Be sure to mention any special diet requests and preferred date.