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THE IN HOME CHEF: Classical Preparations with a Modern Twist

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Chef Thomas Waite started The In Home Chef in 2010 to express modern takes on cuisine. It is now one of London’s most innovative and successful boutique caterers. Wanting to both teach and offer other ways for people to experience innovations in dining, he is focussed on pop-up events, private dining, and cooking classes.

Seared Salmon, Baby Carrots, Parsnips & Spinach Puree

Catering & Events

Chef Thomas Waite offers cooking classes, special event dinners and private dining, as well as unique and inspired pop-up restaurant dining experiences. Consistently delivering a professional culinary experience, Chef is known for classic, seasonal food preparation, with a twist. Original menus allow him to express his gastronomic point of view, and this freedom is the driving force to which he attributes his success as a caterer. Offering service to “2 to 250” for private parties and weddings of all scales and styles, In Home Chef ensures your event is unique and as memorable as possible. In close consultation with each client, the ideal customized menu is created. Waite is a chef for whom work is everything — his consuming passion is for cooking he can really sink his teeth into. His cuisine is beautifully handcrafted, classic in its influences, and innovative in sensibility and plating. 

Contemporary Cuisine & Cooking Classes

Pork Belly & Brisket, Charred Baby Zucchini, Charred Corn & Red Wine Jus

Private or corporate cooking classes and team building events provide a unique hands-on opportunity to work closely with others, learn new techniques in the kitchen and have fun! Each class runs approximately three hours and includes learning how to prep and cook multiples courses and a special themed gift. Wine is also provided. Waite offers a wide variety of classes from “How to Make Pasta” to “Inspired Italian” to “All about Beef.” He is also expert in cooking gluten-free. “If there’s a specialty cuisine you and your colleagues would like to learn,” says Waite, “let us know and we’ll design a class just for you!”



Pop-Up Dinners
Cooking Classes
Team Building Events
Corporate Cooking Classes

Citrus Poached Shrimp, Soya Glaze


Apple Cake with toasted meringue


Beet Tartare, Fennel Flower

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