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Fat Lady Singing Lake Tahoe Private Chef and Truckee Personal Chef Membership

Could this be your final email from HeyChef!?

December 27, 2018 by Holly Verbeck

When the fat lady sings something great is about to end. Did you secure your HeyChef! 2019 V.I.P. Membership yet? If you don't act now, you'll be out of luck.   There’s no better way to throw...

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Psycho lady screaming HeyChef! Private Chefs in Tahoe going out of business

Throwing Parties in 2019 has Never Been Easier-or More Important!

December 25, 2018 by Holly Verbeck

The phone rings. And rings. No answer. Could that little Truckee business really be CLOSED? For good? After years, (actually decades) in business, how could they be gone? Why? What will you do with...

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Loaf of Bread Truckee Personal Chef V.I.P. Membership

V.I.P. Membership is the Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread!

December 22, 2018 by Holly Verbeck

There are good things in life, and then there are really great things. Like a perfectly-timed year-end expense for a tax deduction, or doing something that will make your beloved happy all year long...

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Sign for Lake Tahoe Truckee Private Chef says Moment of Truth

HeyChef! could close in 2019. Act NOW!

December 21, 2018 by Holly Verbeck

What if we closed our doors? No really. What if HeyChef! ceased to exist? If this matters to you, read on. PLEASE. There IS a way host great parties in Lake Tahoe and Truckee with the most qualified...

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'Five Ways To Tell If You're Wine Smart or a Wine Snob' graphic of a dog drinking wine at a Tahoe Private Party

5 Ways to Tell If You’re Wine Smart or a Wine Snob

December 12, 2018 by Holly Verbeck

There’s nothing wrong with loving good wine, and there’s great value in being a collector of it, too. But my experience is most individuals who think they are collectors are in actuality enthusiasts...

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'Paradox of Giving Part 2' graphic of man handing gift of private tahoe dinner to woman

The Paradox of Giving (Part 2) Why People Who Can’t Take Compliments Don’t Throw Great Parties

December 5, 2018 by Holly Verbeck

The last time you received a compliment, how did you react? With a “no big deal?” A compliment returned? A list of why you don’t actually deserve the praise? Or maybe just a sliver of growing...

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'Martis Camp' 'Truckee Personal Chef'

The Paradox of Giving and Receiving (Part 1)

November 28, 2018 by Holly Verbeck

There's a problem inherent in 'giving' that doesn't get much appropriate talk-time. (Being a Party Goddess, you might assume I'm talking about the fact that so few people are accustomed to '...

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Deep-frying your turkey? graphic of burned turkey and warning by truckee private chef for thanksgiving dinner

Deep-Frying a Turkey and 6 Things More Dangerous Than That!

November 21, 2018 by Holly Verbeck

There are some real dangers during the holidays (and only SOME of them occur in the kitchen!) Johnny Carson said “Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with...

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Martha Stewart and Lake Tahoe's Private Chef company, HeyChef! know how to throw parties!

Our Clients Love to Party!

November 7, 2018 by Holly Verbeck

The truth is, we love certain clients more than others. (It’s true.) Let me lay it out for you: some people just love to throw a party! (And you might be one of them.) But here’s the difference: some...

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Are you asking your family the wrong question every day?

October 31, 2018 by Holly Verbeck

Nearly every day you’ll either hear or you’ll ask (in a dreary tone) ‘What's for dinner?’ But this is the wrong question! These words are never going to give you the answer you truly hunger for. In...

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