"Making Your Special Occasion an Unforgettable Culinary Experience"

Chef Don Saunders


Don Saunders

I have always had a passion for food, art and service. In my early twenties, I discovered the perfect outlet for these passions and set out to become a professional chef. After completing a degree in hospitality management . . .


Throughout the year, Don is now doing pop up dinners at historic Doc’s Hall in St. Louis Park. Lavish, multicourse tasting menus with curated wines from Master Sommelier Leslee Miller, will now be available to the public. These dinners sell out fast! Email me to get on a mailing list and learn more about the next pop up dinner!

My Services

It is important to know that in working with me you will get a 100% custom, individualized experience. I will ultimately base the menu, the feel, and every last detail on your vision for the event.

There are a number of styles I can execute from multi-course tasting menus with paired wines to passed hors d’ourves for a cocktail party. I can create a more formal feel or a casual vibe with guest interaction, and even cooking demonstrations!

There are also several “finishing touches” I offer such as floral arrangements, wine pairing and education, music selection, custom printed menus, and more. Once we start the conversation, the possibilities are pretty much endless.

Travel with me as your chef! For a completely unique experience, I am available to travel with you as your “chef-host”. I plan and execute all meals as well as book amazing places, plan activities, provide transportation, etc. This can be perfect for groups who want to travel together, experience a large lodge or villa, but do not want to worry about meal planning, cooking, or any other details.

Whatever type of event we create, I can promise to deliver the following:

- Seasonally inspired cuisine prepared with very high-end ingredients
- Custom built menu tailored to your event
- Professional and personable client and guest interaction
- Full service execution of your event that includes all cooking, serving and cleanup


-Dinner Parties
-Business Events
-Out of Town Guests

-Holiday Parties
-Rehearsal Dinners
-Vacations and Trips!

Sample Menus


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