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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 11

Beef Stroganoff

Serves 2 - $22   

Serves 4 - $39

This is an old school restaurant favorite.  Chunks of beef are sauteed in butter with sliced mushrooms, garlic and onion. The ingredients simmer for hours in beef stock, soy sauce and coarse mustard until tender. The sauce is finished with thyme, sour cream and cream cheese.  Served with buttered parsley egg noodles.


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Pork Vindaloo

(Gluten-Free)

Serves 2 -$22       

Serves 4 -$38     

Serves 6 - $54

This is a spicy flavorful Indian curry with cubes of pork shoulder marinated in a complex spice paste. The pork is slowly simmered in a tomato-onion puree with vinegar which creates a sweet-and-sour dynamic. The pork becomes meltingly tender. Served with basmati rice & cucumber raita.


 


 

Thursday's Menu

December 13



Coq au Vin 

(chicken with wine)

½ chicken  $24   

Whole chicken $42

This is a classic French dish of browned pieces of chicken with crispy bacon braised with red wine, brandy, pearl onions, mushrooms & parsley. Leftovers hold well in the refrigerator. Served with parsley potatoes.



Baked Cheesy Pumpkin Pasta

Serves 2  -  $23

Serves - $42

Serves 6 - $59





This is a great cozy pasta dish for the end of autumn. Medium pasta shells and blanched kale are coated in a delicious cheesy sauce with pumpkin puree, garlic, fresh herbs, cream and vegetable stock. The pasta is sprinkled with more grated cheeses (Fontina, Gruyere, and Parmesan) and dollops ricotta. You bake 15-20 minutes until grown and bubbly.

 

Sides, Salads, and Soups

Beet and Apple Salad

Small - $8.50

Large - $15

Matchstick beets and thinly sliced apples are the centerpiece of this salad with curly endive, minced shallots and crunchy celery. Garnished with walnuts and served with sweet lemon vinaigrette.


Potato Soup with Roasted Garlic, Potato & Cheddar Soup

Pint - $8

Quart - $14

I could eat this soup every day during cold weather.  This thick, smooth pureed soup has an aromatic base of chopped leeks and sweet mild roasted garlic with potatoes, chicken broth, grated white cheddar and milk. 

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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.