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What’s Cooking? Personal Chef Service
Chef Colleen Farnham
509.540.2601

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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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What We Do

Catering

Weekly Menus

Visitor Services

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

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!

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 here to learn more.

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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.

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Weekly Menus

Weekly Menus

 

Tuesday's Menu

December 3

Chicken breasts stuffed with herbs and Fontina

Serves 2 - $22

Serves 4 - $39

Boneless, skinless chicken breasts are stuffed with herb butter and a slice of Fontina cheese, which melts beautifully. The chicken is dredged in dry breadcrumbs and quickly browned. The chicken is baked in herb butter wine sauce. Served with lemon-pepper roasted carrots and cauliflower.


Pork Medallions in Marsala  Sauce

Serves 2 - $24

Serves 4 - $42


Pork tenderloin medallions are sautéed  with shallots, sliced mushrooms, Marsala, broth, cream and parsley. Served with Israeli Couscous with pine nuts.


Hearty Vegetarian Tortellini Soup

1 Quart - $14

Cheese tortellini in a hearty vegetable soup will warm you up. Onions, fennel, carrots and garlic are the flavor base. Home-made vegetable stock, Italian seasoning, zucchini, fire-roasted tomatoes, chickpeas, kale, tortellini and a splash of red wine vinegar finish the soup. 

 

Thursday December 5





Beef Bourguignon

Serves 2 - $24

Serves 4 - $42

This French beef stew is a classic winter feast. Lovely flavors meld together: bacon, beef, carrots, onion, brandy, tomato paste, red wine, beef broth, sliced mushrooms, pearl onions with parsley and thyme. Add your own French bread or a simple salad to round out the meal.


Hoisin Explosion Chicken

Serves 2 - $22

Serves 4 - $39

This stir-fry is special in two ways: it includes ingredients from far corners of China, and it utilizes Velveting technique which ensures tenderness. The chicken is covered in a combination of egg white, cornstarch, rice wine, salt and water.  The chicken is briefly braised in simmering water to set the coating. The chicken is stir-fried with ginger, garlic, red pepper flakes, red bell pepper strips, bamboo shoots in a hoisin-soy sauce. Served with jasmine rice.

 

Sides, Salads, and Soups

Endive, Pear and Walnut Salad

Small - $12

Large - $19

Leaves of Belgian Endive tossed with pear slices, blue cheese, toasted walnuts and Champagne vinaigrette

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Visitor Services

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  

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. 

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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.