when will you arrive?

Depending on the type of event Jilly will normally arrive 1-2 hours before it starts. Most of the preparation is done in Jilly’s Kitchen so its finishing touches and the last bits which will be done at your home or venue.

Do i need to provide lots of equipment?

No, if you let Jilly know any limitations of your kitchen before hand she can bring anything needed. The essentials are; sink, oven and stove! The rest are transportable!

who serves the food?

Its really up to you! If its a relatively small number of guests for a plated dinner Jilly can cook and serve. For a larger number if you want to truly relax and be taken care of Jilly’s Kitchen can supply a waitress. Alternatively; if you love to host Jilly can plate up in the kitchen and let you take care of your guests. Its totally flexible and totally up to you!

What if some of my guests have allergies?

Allergies and restricted diets are no problem! Jilly has experience cooking vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free (and many more) diets. We can tailor courses to accommodate any requirements you or your guests have and can make separate dishes so the whole party has food they can enjoy.

how does the menu get decided?

Jilly likes to work as closely with her clients as possible. Once you get in touch you can discuss what type of event you’ll be hosting and any ideas that you have. Jilly will then create a menu which you can peruse and any adjustments you want can easily be made. 

how much does it cost?

Jilly can create menus to suit most budgets; due to the flexibility and bespoke nature of the menus Jilly’s Kitchen works on a quotation basis.