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Chef by Design Catering Company

Chef by Design Catering Company
5318 Fairfield Shopping Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23464


Whether you want a romantic dinner for two or a gala affair for five hundred, Chef by Design will bring a new level of taste, elegance, and fun to the party. We cater to all your senses by turning our passion and style into the freshest, most exquisitely prepared seasonal menus, designing wonderfully imaginative settings and presentations, and providing impeccable professional service.

We pledge our reputation for integrity and reliability throughout every stage of the planning. We listen closely to your individual preferences and needs so that we can best translate them into a truly memorable experience for you and your guests.

It is our pleasure to create a UNIQUE MENU tailored perfectly for your taste, budget and event. Our Event Team starts by consulting with you in-person or over the phone about your vision and ideas, drawing inspiration from your favorite foods and restaurants, event goals, and personality.

Once we capture your vision, Chef John and team will create a CUSTOM PROPOSAL for your special event. When you’ve agreed to move forward with Chef by Design Catering and place your deposit, the real excitement begins!

Full-service event menus are confirmed through a PRIVATE TASTING with our Chef and Team. The tasting is an opportunity to experience selections from your event menu, and begin tweaking to suit your palate. We believe private tastings are essential to providing you with the best service and experience of who we are. Anyone can look good on paper…but you will know you have found your caterer when you meet Our Team and taste our food. On event day, you will be relaxed and confident that your guests will receive impeccable service and exquisite cuisine!

We offer a variety of UNIQUE AND INSPIRED CUISINE including international, vegetarian, and vegan options, and can accommodate any dietary restrictions with style!

Everything that is prepared in our kitchen comes from the highest quality ingredients and is made from scratch by Chef John and his team. Presentation is a priority to our Chef and Team and we take great care to design every plate and food display incorporating your theme and vision. Our Design Team will ensure that the entire look of your event is cohesive and visually appealing, bringing it to life!

Chef by Design is known not only for its incredible food, but for its superior service. Our staff is dedicated to providing you with the HIGHEST QUALITY of service, and ensuring that you and your guests will have an unforgettable experience! We pay close attention to every detail and work hard behind the scenes to make your event flawless from beginning to end. Years of exceptional service has earned us the reputation of being dependable and trustworthy, gaining the confidence of all of our distinguished clients.