Product Development & Onsite Staff Training
In addition to Chef Melissa's hotel management, restaurant and teaching experience, she has also worked in the world of food product development. She spent some time consulting on food trends and helping clients home in on current trends to create exciting new food products.
Now, Panama Gourmet specializes in developing gourmet products to suit the international growing needs and expectations of prestigious companies in the culinary field such as supermarkets, restaurants and similar businesses.
On-site professional cooking classes and training for individuals or groups is available to cover the following topics: fine bakery, candy making, international cuisine, ethnic cuisine, vegetarian / vegan, desserts for diabetics and people with food allergies. Programs are available in English and Spanish. This the best & most cost effective way to improve the food! Fee subject to details.
Television - Media Appearances & Public Cooking Demos
Credibility from a professional international Chef, appetizing presentation, promotional cookery and endorsements. Fee subject to details.
Food Styling & Edible Photography-on-Demand Services
Scrupmtious presentation for media portrayal. Fee subject to details.
We help you train your restaurant's staff to be more knowledgeable about wine through tastings and seminars
We will also help you organize the most delicious wine event: you choose the venue, you choose the theme, and you choose the wine! We will assist you in:
- Choosing a theme for your wine event.
- Provide you with a well structured wine list fit to your budget
- Assist you selecting the wines and pairing your event featured menu (We also be happy to design the menu for you!)
- Will provide you with a personalized event stationary and wine tasting fact sheets.
- Chef Melissa will offer personalized attention for your group by explaining them the wines while they are served on your table.
Pre-prepared Dinners for the Week
Have a delicious dinner waiting for you when you get home from work: dine in with Chef Melissa'a five entrée (20 serving) personal chef service: Dinner for five nights, or a customized number of entrees according to personal need. Melissa will design a personalized menu for the week, prepare all the food and provide easy heating instructions.
Personalized Private Cooking Classes for Individulas or Groups
Are you searching for the perfect Team-building or Business-to-business event for your business group? Are you looking for a fun, new way to host a dinner party or special event for your friends, family or business associates?
Panama Gourmet offers an array of exciting private cooking class options to meet your specific needs. We customize our programs for our clients in order to make each event unique, perfect, and a memorable experience. We offer:
- Corporate Culinary Team Building.
- Participatory or demonstration.
- Courses completely customized according to dietary requirements, cuisine, and region.
All travel expenses (out of Panama City area) are to be added to the final charge, for example: hotel, air ticket or other transportation, basic meals, taxis, laundry. A deposit is required. No exceptions. All deposits are non-refundable. Prices subject to change.
For more information and if you do not see a particular service listed, contact The Cooking Diva, Chef Melissa by completing this form.