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Please place your order for Tuesday by noon on Monday; we accept orders for Thursday until 5PM on Tuesday. Prepared food services are subject to sales tax of 8.7%; taxes are in addition to advertised prices.
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What’s Cooking? Personal Chef Service
Chef Colleen Farnham
509.540.2601
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Place your order

Please place your order for Tuesday by noon on Monday; we accept orders for Thursday until 5PM on Tuesday. Prepared food services are subject to sales tax of 8.7%; taxes are in addition to advertised prices.
Your Name *
Please enter your name
Your Email *
Please enter a valid email address
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Please enter a valid telephone number with area code
Your Order Items
Item #1 *
You must add at least one item before ordering
Size & Price *
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Item #2
Size & Price
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What’s Cooking? Personal Chef Service
Chef Colleen Farnham
509.540.2601
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What We Do

Catering

Entertaining? Click here to see our menus of holiday specials, appetizers, seasonal meals, barbecue fare, brunches, and box lunches. If nothing on the menu strikes your fancy, we can work with you to arrange exactly the menu you are looking for.

Cooking Classes

We don't have any classes scheduled now. Check back later to see what's available, or contact us to set up a custom class.

Weekly Menus

Twice a week you can select from freshly prepared entrees, side dishes, soups, and salads delivered to your home. This week’s selections are just a click away!

Visitor Services

Visiting the Walla Walla Valley? We can take care of all your food-related needs: prepared meals; menus for dinners, parties, barbecues, and brunches; box lunches for your wine tasting tours. We can even do your grocery shopping! Click the here to learn more.

Gift certificates are available for any of our services! Contact us for details.
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Catering

Catering

Having a party? Order hors d’ouvres or full dinners from our seasonal choices, or contact us to design a custom menu. We also have menus for barbecues and brunches, box lunches for wine touring, and special holiday menus. Click the links below to see our menus, then contact us to make all the arrangements.

Download Our Menus Here

Please review our Catering Terms & Conditions

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Cooking Classes

Cooking Classes

Classes will resume in 2017

We're taking a break from teaching classes to focus on the holidays. Watch this space in early 2017 to sign up for new courses in the new year.

Please review our Cooking Class Terms & Conditions
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Weekly Menus

Weekly Menus

Menu for Tuesday, June 20

Spinach & gorgonzola Stuffed Flank Steak

Serves 2 - $24
Serves 4 -$42

Lean flank steak is butterflied and stuffed with a mixture of sautéed spinach, shallots, fresh bread crumbs & Gorgonzola. The steak in is rolled, tied and roasted. It is cut into pinwheel steak slices. Served with parsley potatoes.

Basil Shrimp with Feta and Orzo (Healthy)

Serves 2 - $24 

This dish offers bright, Mediterranean flavors with orzo pasta mixed with olive oil, diced tomato, green onion, crumbled feta & lemon juice. It is topped with shrimp & basil. This entrée comes in a foil packet which you bake for 25 minutes. Enjoy the wonderful fragrance when you open the packet.

Menu for Thursday, June 22




Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Serves 2 - $19
Serves 4 - $35

Pork shoulder is rubbed with my secret blend of spices and slowly roasted until tender. Shredded pork is mixed with homemade BBQ sauce. Served with coleslaw and rolls. 

Chicken Thighs with Buttermilk Mustard Sauce (Healthy)

Serves 2 - $22 
Serves 4 - $39

Skinless, bone-in chicken thighs are dipped in a mixture of buttermilk, Dijon, rosemary & honey, then dredged in dry breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese and baked. Served with reserved mustard honey sauce and mashed potatoes.

Soups, Sides & Salads

Spring Greens & Strawberry Salad (Healthy, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free)

Small - $8
Large - $14

Fresh strawberries are marinated in a dressing of pureed strawberry, balsamic vinegar, orange juice, sugar, oil and mint. You toss the berries with baby greens and goat cheese garnish which I supply.

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Visitor Services

What’s Cooking? Personal Chef Service can satisfy all your culinary needs while you visit the Walla Walla Valley.

Our Services Include

  • Prepared Meals
  • Dinner Parties
  • Party Appetizers
  • Picnics & Box Lunches
  • Kitchen Stocking & Grocery Shopping  
  • Cooking Classes & Culinary Tours
  • You can order from our standard weekly menus, or call us to have a fresh meal waiting when you arrive in town. If you are having a dinner party or a casual gathering, we can prepare everything from appetizers to full mutli-course meals. We can stock the kitchen in your guest rental and have a fresh meal waiting for you when you arrive. Going wine tasting or sight-seeing in the countryside? We can provide picnic baskets or box lunches. Out-of-town groups may enjoy a private, hands-on cooking course, a tour of the culinary sites of the valley, or both.

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    Who We Are

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    What’s Cooking? is a personal chef service serving the Walla Walla Valley in Washington State. Owner Chef Colleen Farnham left a career in education and training & development to pursue her passion for cooking. She attended the Western Culinary Institute (now Le Cordon Bleu) in Portland, OR, where she graduated with honors. After graduation, Colleen started What's Cooking? in Portland as service for families and individuals who were too busy to prepare home cooked meals. Colleen’s most rewarding culinary experiences were as a chef-instructor for Operation Frontline, where she taught cooking and nutrition classes for low-income families. She volunteered for six years and was recognized at the 2005 Share Our Strength conference as one of ten national recipe winners. Colleen moved to Walla Walla in 2007 with her husband, four dogs, and horse. After working at several local wineries, she restarted What’s Cooking? in 2010 and thoroughly enjoys cooking for her friends, neighbors, and visitors to the Valley.    

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