Chef Lori

Chef Lori's

“come as you are”

a p(l)easant food family style dinner.

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New Cali-Bistro, Family Style, Customizable


glazed salmon and pineapple skewers

citrus marinated shrimp
with lemon herb aioli

baked brie bites
with blackberry and sage honey on toast


tarragon and fennel roasted chicken

red wine short ribs


seasonal greens
with almonds, shaved radishes, shaved carrots, and balsamic vinaigrette

caesar salad
with parmesan and garlic torn croutons


roasted seasonal root vegetable

mixed vegetable succotash
with herbs and olive oil

smashed baby fingerlings
with charred green onion cream

three rice pilaf


assorted cookies

deep chocolate brownie bites


olive oil cake
with browned butter buttercream, burnt orange caramel

Organic, non-GMO ingredients,
California produce grass fed beef & dairy,
cage free poultry, sustainable seafood.

Vegan, gluten-free, and other customization options may be available.


Enjoy a family style gathering in your home. If you’re looking to have an experience that's truly connecting, Chef Lori is the hero you’re seeking. Her flavors are fresh and inspired with a sophistication that is devoid of pretense. Her plating is minimalistic and lovely and true to the tradition of Southern California cuisine. Every dish she creates is made from scratch, with love.


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Stress free and fabulous!!!

Well, once again I am LATE in thanking you for the WONDERFUL Christmas eve dinner. It was stress free and fabulous!!! Angie couldn’t stop talking about how much she enjoyed having not only a chef, but Chef Lori!! You’re just the best!!!! We had prime rib sandwiches on Christmas and died!! Did you see the young kids going back for Salmon? :) And that Charcuterie!! We enjoyed that for a few days after! And the triffle!! It was yummy the next day too!!! Thank you Thank you!!

— Judy M.

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Lori was amazing! From beginning to end, she was a delight to work with. Our guests LOVED her diverse menu, beautiful presentations and all of the incredible flavors that kept coming out of our kitchen all night long! I may never cook for a party again, now that I have found Lori

— Lisa S.

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