Chef & Owner

Emily Ferrara


I am a proud native Houstonian and personal chef with 20 years of experience split between cooking for restaurants and private clients. Now I want to bring fresh, local food to a wider audience. I look forward to putting down roots in the Heights and cooking for all of you!

Training and Experience

  • Attended the Culinary Arts Program at Houston Community College

  • Served as Sous Chef at The Daily Review Cafe, Shade and Barcino

  • Was Chef de Cuisine at Trevisio

I have spent the last 10 years as a personal chef in private homes around Houston, Pearland and Sugar Land. I also have experience doing catering for small sit down dinners and cocktail parties.


I believe in a focus on flavor and the pursuit of deliciousness. Dishes should be fresh and seasonal using whole ingredients that are local and organic as often as possible. Meals should be balanced and uncomplicated. I want to make all of these things easily available and accessible. 


Having Emily prepare our meals has been the best gift we could imagine, and one that we are able to enjoy almost daily! Her meals are delicious, healthy, and beautifully prepared.

Emily is dependable, conscientious, and frequently goes above and beyond our expectations. Her personal integrity is beyond reproach, and she is easy to work with and kind. My husband and I are grateful that we met Emily!!

We find that we entertain more, and we no longer worry about where we going to go out to eat on any given night. We have the best food right in our own dining room thanks to Emily!!

/  Ginny and Charles Levenback  /