Reviews and Comments from our Many Customers!

Here are just a few comments, quotes, and photos from clients who have enjoyed Private Chef, Personal Chef, or Catering for that "Outrageous" dining experience.


Julie & Chris, from Oregon

I just wanted to thank you again for helping to create the most beautiful wedding day I could have hoped for. The food was amazing! I love the attention to detail… The lights and music were perfect. Everyone loved the bartender. The flowers were absolutely incredible! They way they did the wedding arch with the flowers spread out just like I wanted them, and my bouquet, the flowers on the tables…it was just so beautiful & exceeded all my expectations. It was a pleasure working with you. Here are some pics you might like featuring food & the set-up. I have rights to all of them if you choose to share them on your website/social media you are welcome to do so. My sincerest thanks to you...


Prince Albert of Monaco

Your Chicken Satays are delicious.  The dinner rolls are amazing. I even got to help you make them!


Debbie Smee, Social Chairman, Kolea, Big Island, HI

On behalf of the Board and owners that have attended our HOA dinners, we thank you again for a fabulous evening! It is the highlight of the year! It is always a pleasure to work with you knowing every detail will be handled with the utmost care and the meal will be outstanding! Mahalo again.


Alissa & Mike Makens, South Carolina

Mahalo nui loa! Just wanted to send you one more note thanking you for everything for our vow renewal supper. Our friends are still talking about it and it's so fun to think back at that special night - it already seems like so long ago! Unfortunately things didn't go as planned for the ceremony, so thanks for saving the night. I am sure we will see each other again in the future somewhere down the line. I think my parents are going to celebrate their anniversary/retirement at the house in September/October, so I will keep you posted because I would LOVE to treat them to a Chef Katherine Dinner Party Supper 🙂


The Fords

April 2009
Unbelievable!!! Beyond all expectations!! Amazing Food!! Spectatacular Presentation. Thank you sooo much for two "Outrageous" evenings of PURE GOURMET BLISS!!!...We had such a fabulous time in Hawaii! Without a doubt eating your INCREDIBLE food made the trip even more fantastic! We just loved seeing you and cannot wait for our return to Hawaii so we can enjoy your amazing talents again!

April 2010
Thank you for always making Hawaii our favorite destination. Your attention to every detail and your "over the top" fabulous food is always our favorite treat!

October 2013
A Five Star Michelin Restaurant served in your own backyard!!! Blown Away once again...but then again, we are always blown away by your delicious delectable gourmet food!!! Every detail was perfect!!! You made our 17th Anniversary in Hawaii a Memory of a Lifetime!!!...Cheers to Outrageous Gourmet and Chef Katherine.


Sarah, The Duchess of York

Thank you for your food!!! Sooo Good!!! Best Wishes


Hualalai Club Concierge

Thank you for the WONDERFUL DINNER!The food was SPECTACULAR, the staff were so fun & friendly, the setting was beautiful! We had a MARVELOUS TIME! Mahalo!!

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Drew Carver-Peterson & The Carver/Fein/Kauffman Family

Chef Katherine is AMAZING! During our nearly two week vacation to Hawaii, no other meal surpassed the one she made for our family. She is such a lovely person; an absolute joy to be around. She encouraged me to try fish much to my reluctance, and I actually liked it! A truly life changing meal, and the highlight of our trip! We cannot wait to return to the Big Island for Chef Katherine’s cooking alone....

P.S. Your Almost Famous Dinner Rolls” are INCREDIBLE! I could have eaten them all in one sitting!!!".


Sandi Simon, Kukio Homeowner

My group of 24 family members were able to have dinner here at my house, every night over the holidays and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere, wonderful food and your creative flair, without having go out to a restaurant!!! Thank you Chef Katherine, for magically transforming my House into a Home!!! We never had this much fun in this house!!!! My daughter said it was one the best holidays that she has ever had and she will have memories of a lifetime. Everything was "Over the Top!!!"

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Kristina Mackie Bussert

I had a truly amazing experience having Katherine cater my wedding in Hawaii. The food was beyond words and the service was fabulous! She made my wedding feel stress free and she thought of every detail in advance. I would recommend her for any event over and over. It was fantastic! My wedding was an unforgettable night and it was much in part to Katherine. Thank you!

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Bob Furness...Kaillua Kona, Hawaii

Chef Katherine from the very beginning was attentive to every detail, going above and beyond by also helping us to plan, working amazingly with all our vendors, and relieving our stress all along the way. Truly amazing! Once it came to event time both Chef Katherine and Chef David Paul excelled beyond all imagination. Firstly with the rehearsal dinner and then with the main event, contributing to everyone's enjoyment and all the positive comments of it being the "BEST WEDDING" most of our guests said they had been to! Thank you and Mahalo to the whole team who were awesome! And made our special day so MAGICAL.


Aidalynn Yurtola Furness

My wedding was amazing! I can only compliment by the feedback my guests provided, that it was the very best wedding they've been to and that the food was amazing and delicious, and my guests are in the food and beverage industry and business!


Shayna Reyes Martin, WA

Katherine and her crew were absolutely everything I asked for and then some!!! Outrageous Gourmet, took care of business for me. They helped me with things I wasn't sure about, helped keep me close to budget, paid attention to all my requests especially the dietary restrictions for my young daughter. We had a "drop off night before" supper with all the fixings, Katherine came herself warmed up and set up for our family and guests, as well as left behind a wonderful "morning of" breakfast for us. I felt like I've known her forever!!!... That's important to me, MUST BE PERSONABLE and make me feel it's more than a job. My reception dinner was elegant, intimate and just enough shabby chic for our little crew... Once again personable. It was so much more than a reception dinner... The Big Island is the place to do a special moment and please allow someone like Katherine and her crew come in and take care of you... Can't wait to find a way to have her taking care of us again for anything and everything.


Karly B...Washington D.C.

Would recommend 100-times over!! Outrageous doesn't even begin to capture how incredible the dining experience my family and I had indulging in a delicious meal with Chef Katherin and her team. From the first conversation, I had with Chef Katherine, through the private event she and her team catered were nothing but professional, helpful, and innovative...the ahi smoke bowl is a MUST. Working with the Chef was a delight, I shared with her that I wanted to create a special evening for my family and her event planner and chef mind got straight to work. She delivered both ambiance and a unique dining experience my family is still talking about. Chef Katherine prepared edamame, spring rolls, smoked ahi bowls, pot stickers, kalua pork, mahi-mahi (fresh catch), vegetables, coconut rice, onion rolls, and chocolate volcano cake. The food was both presented beautifully and most importantly, was delicious. I cannot emphasize enough how good the food was, having a diverse family with very adventurous eaters and high expectation of their food, Chef Katherine more than delivered. We savored every bite. That doesn't even capture the attention to detail she and her team put into the event, we even had special made leis made for each of us, including an adorable flower crown for my one-year-old niece. I know my family will be back in Kona in the future, and hopefully we can work with Chef Katherine again.


K. C. and the "TARTsters" (Executive Producer of "Days of Our Lives" and the Boys from the "Tag And Release Tournament") 2008

We love all of the beautiful ALOHA you had given to us over the week. We will never, ever, forget your wonderful cuisine and hospitality, ever! We can't wait to come back to the three best dinners we have ever been served! ...THANK YOU FOR MAKING OUR HOLIDAY SO MAGICAL - All the very best...


Lillie Kraver (Mother of Bride), Alabama

"Hi Katherine...we are finally home. Tina & Michael are still in Maui. Again, thank you for the WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE you presented us with for the wedding. It was awesome and everything was excellent. I could not be more pleased. Everyone is still talking about how great the food was. It was an ENCHANTING EVENING! God Bless!


Derek Bullen, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Katherine, your work is AMAZING, the cooking and the total entertainment package was MIND BLOWING!!! The food, presentation, and staging were second to none. We were very blessed to have you cook for us in Hawaii! You're the best! Love and Blessings.

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Carroll, San Rafael, CA

The food, drinks, service, decorations, professionalism, and effort that Chef Katherine and Outrageous Gourmet provided for our wedding was top quality. Our guests remarked that it was the best catered event they'd ever attended, best food, great signature cocktail (mango margarita with red rim.) When the wind made the outdoor setup impossible, they went to plan B and plan C without missing a beat, and offered us alternatives as they went along. Katherine's full service event staging was worth waiting for her to have time in her busy schedule to get us her detailed estimate of the various services she offered....Rest assured, she is on top of all her clients' needs, and sometimes is ahead of them, suggesting items they may not have thought of.

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Sarah Davey, London, England...

Great chicken salad today - and we can't stop raving about the dinner last night. Every last detail was thought of - from flowers to candles. The food was some of the best we have experienced on the island, and your approach was so friendly and professional. The kids loved working with you, and we enjoyed every aspect of your service (while still in Hawaii)

...(One month later) Cloudy London seems a million miles from Hawaii – in fact the opposite side of the world! We have great memories of our dinners with you in Hawaii and we are all saying that the meals that you cooked for us were easily the best that we had on the island. Please know that I sang your praises to the people who manage the property and I hope that they will recommend your services to other guests. Your professionalism ranked as highly as the food you prepared!


Jesse & Renee Ortiz, Hillsborough, CA

Thank you for creating one of the most memorable evenings of our lives. What an incredible experience! Your menu selections, the presentation and your professionalism were beyond our expectations. Your personality and overwhelming hospitality made you part of our family for the evening. You’re truly a superstar….Our week’s stay was a once-in–a-lifetime experience and you were a major part of making it so. Thank you again for everything and you can be sure that anyone going to the Big Island will get a huge recommendation from me to have you create an unforgettable experience for them too.


Bill Moissant & Family, Portland, Oregon

Chef Katherine came to our rental home on the Big Island Hawaii and cooked in our kitchen and out on the BBQ grill, a wonderful feast which included amazing appetizers, salads, delicious entrées of smoked Kalua pork and grilled teriyaki chicken. The dinner ended with an outstanding dessert of Tropical Bananas Foster. The whole meal was memorable and the table was impeccably set. Thank you, Chef, for a wonder birthday celebration that we will always remember


Mike K, Poway CA

One of the best dining experiences of our lives.....Celebrated my wife's (surprise) birthday with a fantastic dinner of seafood and pork....great appetizers and wonderful welcome drink. The service was awesome, the food fantastic and the chef and her staff took care of all prep, serving and cleanup......we just sat back and enjoyed a wonderful meal that we will never was like having the five star restaurant come to our condo....relaxing and wonderful experience for our entire family.


K.C. & the TARTsters

2010 ~ K.C. & The TARTsters
Thank you so very, very much for all of your beautiful, wonderful, gourmet "Outrageous" cuisine and most of all, your awesome "Aloha Spirit" Thank you for making TART XX the BEST so far!!!

2008, 2009, 2010 ~ D Brandt
You are a Gourmet Goddess! Thanks to you, the best chef on the Big Island, I am on a major diet!!!! I plan to lose 40 pounds so that I can eat everything you serve us on TART XXI!!!...D Brandt (TARTster- 2008, 2009, 2010)

2010 ~ Dan Doherr-TARTster
Thank you so much for the work and exotic dining you gave us...It could have not been better. Beauty and food are experiences best taken together, that you have done. Mahalo Dan Doherr-TARTster 2010

2008, 2010 ~ Angelo Rossi-TARTster
Your dedication and artisan creativity are inspirational. Your cuisine, DIVINE! Thanks to you and the Outrageous Gourmet gals for making TART XX the best ever!

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John Durham & Family, Texas

Your dinners are by far the BEST DINNERS I have ever eaten in my ENTIRE LIFE...especially your steak and lobster dinner... the steak was so tender and the lobster was so sweet and juicy... and we eat out all the time!


Stan & Judy Dixon, April 2012

Mahalo nui loa for the most amazing 50th wedding anniversary dinner on the planet! Every detail from the magnificent table setting to the presentation of each course was WORTHY OF A MAGAZINE COVER!!! The food was fabulous. The secret of it all was the spirit of aloha with which it was all prepared and delivered!!! Our love and thanks for making our special night so unforgetable. Again, mahalo!


Trey Riley, New York

The MOST INCREDIBLE CULINARY EXPERIENCE I've ever had!! Period!!! Katherine is awesome and so is everyone she has working for her, everybody was so sweet and professional and will HIGHLY RECOMMEND OUTRAGEOUS GOURMET to anybody I know going to KONA!!! Love ya sweets!!! My family couldn't believe what they got to experience!!!


Teresa and Pat Lum, Santa Rosa, CA

Thank you Katherine for realizing our special day in beautiful Kona! A very special thank you to your amazing staff who greeted us with kindness and warmth, each staff member is delightful:) We're already talking about a return visit for our first anniversary! We adore you and mahalo! from the bottom of our hearts.

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Connie W. Certified Meeting Planner

Hi Katherine,

You were a hit with our group today! They loved you, the venue (Kona Beach Bungalows) and the food... Everyone is still raving about how they learned with the cooking demonstration and the enjoyed the delicious food. Thanks again for a fabulous event, and I hope we can work together again in February 2014


Jerry Aronowitz & Family, Wisconsin

What a wonderful experience we had in Kona and you and your team provided us with one of the most memorable experiences. Thank you for everything. The 6 of us can not stop talking about that night.Again, thank you for being one of the highlights of our trip.


Rebo McFadden, Marketing Manager

Last night was remarkable and on behalf of the Skechers Performance Team...THANK YOU for everything. The event was a hands down hit with us, and our guests.

P. Renaker, California

We had an amazing dinner with private chef Katherine Louie of Outrageous Gourmet. She's the BEST CHEF we've ever experienced at any of the Exclusive Resorts residences....GREAT AMBIANCE - she brought some pretty table decorations like a mini-ice sculpture, tropical foilage, an array of candles. She also did a special menu for the kids with tender juicy grilled chicken kabobs, broccoli trees, fruit, rice, and "worms in dirt" - chocolate mousse with crushed oreo cookies, and gummy worms poking out - a huge hit!!!


Kendee & Doug

I want to thank each of you and your entire teams for making our wedding a magical event. It have to say that you nailed my vision. It was all that I had been dreaming up for the last many months. Our family and friends were in awww of the event. We were so thrilled to be able to make it such a special time for everyone. Everyone has said to us over and over again that they were amazed with the entire event. This is because of each of you. Thank you for making it happen!

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Jim Mathewson, Canada

Thank you for the great event we had last Wednesday with my group. All of my customers and their families thought the dinner was AMAZING, including myself! We really appreciate all the effort and the delicious food, thank you for taking care of my customers on such a great evening!


Les Tengan (Club Manager -Kuki'o Golf and Beach Club)

Thank you very much! They were all raving about dinner last night! Great job! Thank you!


Jim Saunders, (General Manager, Nanea Golf Resort)

I've had other Private Chef dinners before, but nothing like this. Your dinner was "Over the Top." Your food is amazing. I hope to be able to have it again soon! Delicious.

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Sarah Johnson, Iowa

My parents LOVED the party (Gift Certificate Purchase)!!!! Thank you soooo much! PERFECTION! Thank you thank you!!


Lyn & Marty Goblowsky, Alaska

We wanted to once again THANK YOU for a beautiful and delicious reception for our wedding guest. The set-up, IMPECCABLE, the staff, INCREDIBLE, and the food,"OUTRAGEOUS!!!" Our friends are still commenting ..."The best meal ever had a a wedding-or anywhere for that matter!"

We can't thank you enough for working with us to offer a truly REMARKABLE and MEMORABLE evening for our friends and family and as well as for us. If we hear of anyone looking for a caterer in Kona, we will definitely refer you and hope to see you again...With gratitude & Much Mahalo.


Cinda & Hilary Hoevan, CA

Cinda Hoevan, Newport Beach, CA
Thank you so very much for all you did to make Hilary and David's wedding celebratory dinner extra special! We loved and appreciated EVERYTHING you did ! Thx, too for the photos- they are wonderful! And, your services... You & your help , the food prep, the food, decor , and on & on - THE BEST!!! We are so lucky to know you! Until next time.

Hilary Hoevan Carlson, CA
I LOVE the photos. Thanks so much for the AMAZING food and the entire night. Everything was perfect down to the cute wedding ring napkin holders. And the music helped make the night. Can't wait until we come back and have another party with u!!!!!! Thanks a million again to you and your staff!!!!! See u back in Hawaii... Hopefully soon.


Amy Christel, Dana Pointe, CA

Thank You so much for the awesome job you and your staff did for my daughter's wedding reception last week! You truly exceeded our expectations and we are still talking about it. Everything was so great and everybody really enjoyed the party....Outrageous Gourmet went above and beyond our expectations to see my daughter's reception was a success. The food was unbelievable and we are still talking about it. Thank You So Much Katherine!


Shannon Hahn

The flight went great and the family raved about the food (prepared for the private jet) and you! My personal favorites were the Egg Rolls and Asian Noodle Salad! Thanks for everything and hope to work with you again the future.


Janice & Ed Graham

Just wanted to thank you again for a wonderful, tasty evening you provided for us and our friends back in January. The food was delicious & the table setting phenomenal. What a pleasure and special treat for us. I have to add, we are all still raving about your homemade rolls - I think I could just live on eating those alone.

"Your dinner rolls are the best things I have ever put in my mouth!"


Molly K, Kukio Homeowner

I am BLOWN AWAY!!! Your food and presentation were amazing. Everything was fantastic. I am SPEECHLESS!!! I hope you will come back when we come back.


Kelly Drysdale

How can I ever Thank you for all that you did to make Joel's 60th the BEST EVER! Family and Friends have been RAVING over everything!, from the Hula Dolls to the absolutely DIVINE food YUM!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you!! Your talents superb! Your friendship immeasurable!!! Love & Aloha


Mitch & Sissy Lattof

Thanks so much for catering the wedding reception for our family members at Hale Kai a couple of weeks ago. The bride’s family are all in the restaurant/food/catering business and the consensus opinion was that the job you did – food, presentation, everything was the absolute BEST they had ever experienced!!!
Again, thank you!


Debbie Smee, Social Chairman

Thank you Katherine for making our annual Kolea HOA dinner a “first class” event. I have received nothing but compliments on the beautiful presentation of an outstanding gourmet meal and wonderful aloha décor. Your attention to details made my job of co-coordinating this event from the mainland very easy. It was such a pleasure working with you to provide an evening that went beyond the expectation of our owners. I look forward to the next
opportunity to work together and enjoy more of your outrageously delicious food! Mahalo


Marty Corrigan, Kona Natural Soap Company

Aloha Katherine, I met you at the Cooper's 90th Birthday party event and wanted to you know how impressed we were with your services. You probably don't get a lot of feedback from guests but I thought it might be important to you and a different perspective by hearing from a happy guest. Your employees provided the utmost professionalism and marvelous service. Your people made sure the guests were happy, hands filled, and thoroughly comfortable. Your gourmet selections were spectacular without being too comprehensive. The small hand size portions were perfect and beautifully done. A decadent epicurean delight for everyone. Much aloha to you and your staff and keep up the excellent work.


A. Anderson, Hualalai Homeowner

SOOO Delicious!!! Everything was FABULOUS! We loved having you here. Everyone had a great time!!!! Mahalo!


Kat Botsis Hale, Canada

Thank you Katherine for being a part of our amazing day!! The setting and the dinner couldn't have been more beautiful. As well, Randy the musician made our day more special and fun than we could have imagined. So glad, you brought him to perform!! Thank you as well to all your staff for ensuring our day was so perfect!!


Marco Pedro, Canada

Thank you Katherine and your team for the wonderful dinner. The food was absolutely delicious and the birthday girl, Giselle, loved the surprise party, hula dancer... the whole experience!!!


Bobby G, Florida

We have been fortunate to travel to many places around the world and eaten at many fine restaurants. Your food is over the top and blows them all the way. To eat your food again is even better than the last time. Having your dinner again is the highlight of an amazing week here in Hawaii.


Leelou & Corbin, California

THANK THANK THANK SSSOOOOOOO much for making the best day of our lives so amazing!!! You are absolutely amazing! We couldn't have asked for a better dining experience!! THANK YOU!!!!!! LOVE!!! ♥ Leelou and Corbin


Lisa Handley & Family, Oregon

Thank you again for two amazing dinners! They were BEYOND OUR EXPECTATIONS for presentation and deliciousness! I really appreciated the keiki meals, too. Sometimes, they can be treated as just an afterthought, but you put in so much effort there, too. They were also amazing, beautifully presented, and the kids loved them! Thank you for two wonderful nights - YOU ARE TRULY AN AMAZING CHEF AND ARTIST.


Craig Furst, California

Thank you for everything and making this night so special for my family! Your food was amazing! I ate everything! If you are ever in the LA area, please call us. We would love to have you cook for our family again back home!


A. Walden, Estate Manager - 49 Black Sand Beach Homes

Just a quick note to extend my gratitude for the lovely dinner presented last night. They were enthusiastically describing every detail this morning! It was certainly a highlight of this week's itinerary. Please pass my thanks to Sonya for her artistic treatment on the table as well as for her grace and attention. We will surely work together again in a few months.


Cassandra & Paul H, Kukio Homeowner

The evening was wonderful. Your team was OVER THE TOP!!! - Thank you. Happy Holidays!


S. Slate, California

Chef Katherine was amazing! Outrageous Gourmet is a must for everyone coming to Hawaii!...She cooked a great steak and lobster dinner, topped of with a hula girl chocolate lava cake for dessert. It was a great way to spend my 50th birthday with our family.

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Jim, Cindy, Doug & Linda, Ohio

Once again, our evening was OUTRAGEOUS!!!!!! The food and presentation was over the top and spectacular. The custom surf and turf with your homegrown herbs and spices was truly outrageous! We so appreciate you and your staff and your energy with the conversations, quick wit and sharing tips and contacts. Thanks again for a great experience and we will look forward to our next visit and OUTRAGEOUS dinner!!! Mahalo!


A. Bhojani, Canada

It would be worth it to move to Hawaii just so we can eat Chef Katherine's food!!! The dinner was outstanding.


Pat & Jenn O, Canada

We had Private Chefs throughout many different ER locations. By far, our dining experience with you is the BEST!!!! The food was amazing, the whole package was like no other that we had experienced!!!


Buzz & Maryann W, California

Thank you!!! The food was delicious...Service was superb...You were a joy to work with...Hope to see you on the Island again soon!!!


Mark & Susan Valence, New Hampshire

"Highly recommend Chef Katherine's delicious dinner with fantastic service and kind hospitality." Thanks so much for creating this special meal for our family!

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M. Gistaro, Texas

We just returned from beautiful Hawaii with our children, their spouses and grandkids. If you are going to have a chef, I highly recommend Katherine of "Outrageous Gourmet." She is interactive, even put our 10 year old to work, sets a beautiful table and the food was fabulous!

Mark H, Oklahoma

We just returned from the Kohala Coast and had Katherine Louie as our Private Chef on two occasions. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND Katherine - the food and service was as good, and perhaps better, than any private dinner I have had at any Exclusive Resort location. Dining on the patio, watching the sunset is very hard to beat. My wife and 4 teenage boys all thought it was one of the HIGHLIGHTS of the trip!!!


Dick Cook and Family, California

Andrea Torres (Personal Assistant for the Cook's)
The Cook's had a wonderful evening with you! Thank you for making their dinner so special... We hope to have them return soon so we can plan something with you again!

"We CAN'T WAIT to COME BACK so you can cook our birthday dinners again!!! Everything was so delicious!! Your attention to detail was amazing!!! See you next year!!!


J. Pack, California

Marlene Welfeld (Abercrombie & Kent Destination Host)
"Thanks again for a great job for the Pack’s this morning!" Just wanted to let you know that Mr. Pack called me this evening and mentioned first thing that they really enjoyed the breakfast this morning..."I look forward to working with you again!

"I WAITED ALL YEAR to eat your breakfast again!!!. I am so excited and can't wait to eat your food again!"

D. Busch

Thank you for the wonderful meal and presentation. It was by far the best dining experience we had during our stay in Hawaii. MY KIDS LOVED EVERYTHING but especially love your Ceasar Salad Dressing and Onion Rolls, I was wondering if it would be possible to get the recipe for both? - Thanks Again.


Mark & Laurie S., Chicago

We've had other Private Chefs before with ER, but this is the BEST experience by far. Not only the food was phenomenal, but the dining experience was "Outrageous!" You took the extra time to make this evening extra special...Thank you.


Jeremy Umland, Owner of "Shacho" & "Ozumo" Restaurants

The blend of flavors were AMAZING!!! You blended the sauces to match PERFECTLY for each course!!! Your food and service are "Outrageous!!!"

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Jan Baker, Switzerland

Everything was wonderful-and the songs were a delight... Thanks so much for making this occasion so special for my family.


J. Dewey

Thank you so much for helping make my 40th such a memorable one. The dinner was delicious and I am still DREAMING of those onion rolls... and the cake was OUTSTANDING!!! Cheers...


Kandy H. Hualalai Homeowner

Thanks for your services. Everyone thought the food was excellent! Aloha.


Suzy J. Hualalai Homeowner

I wanted to thank you for all that you did. Your food was sooo delicious. I had no idea how much fun our evening was going to be with you. Everybody loved it, especially my boys. Thank you again.


Chris L.

We had a wonderful time when we were there last week...Chef Katherine is a great choice for a location when there doesn't seem to be really great restaurants generally (Big Island) in our experience.


Crisi A, Virginia

Outrageous Gourmet is the BEST. .We were so impressed with her professionalism and great service... The kids loved it just as much as my husband and I did...YUM...every last thing from the Onion Rolls, to the mini crab cakes, to the festive Hula Girl cake were homemade and we enjoyed the Hawaiian decorations she brings for the table. The kids loved it!!! It was by far the most enjoyable and tasty meal we had while in Hawaii, I am still thinking about the experience. My daughter and I want Katherine to go on BRAVO'S TOP CHEF!!!! Bon Appetite!


Carl & Yvonne E, Singapore

Everything turn out just as I expected and beyond all expectations!!! Yvonne and I are very pleased with how everything turned out (Birthday & Independence Day Party).

Michael L. 49 Black Sand Beach Homeowner

We wanted to thank you for the amazing food that you made for all of us!!! We really enjoyed having you here and hope you will come back again when we do.

The Freemans

Chef Katherine was FANTASTIC!!!She was very pleasant and the food was exceptional. A great experience we will definately do again . It was our BEST MEAL in Hawaii.

C. Shonefeld

Wonderful meals and such nice presentation. It was a MAGICAL two nights with Chef Katherine. Thank you.


Ann S. & Family

Thanks Almost Famous Katherine!!! Your "Almost Famous" Onion Rolls made it home - but DID NOT LAST LONG!!! They gave us such great memories of your wonderful meals!!! Take care.


M. Koch

We had a group of 25 crazy family members over Thanksgiving week. The food was outstanding and the service was PERFECT. She is a JEWEL!!

The Brisdin's

Chef Katherine was very professional, informative and a joy to have in our home. Our dinner was very fun and very tasty. We HIGHLY RECOMMEND her!!!


Jenn, Tony, Charlean, Ted, and Keira

Our family had a great private chef experience with Chef Katherine. Our dinner consisted of local fish favorites as well as hula dancing and Hawaiian folk singing which entertained the entire family especially our 3 year old girl! xoxo


Boris Said, NASCAR Race Car Driver

"I usually don't like seafood or fish, but your food was phenomenal...I ate all my fish!!!


Celeste, Estate Manager for Kukio Residence

"Omigosh!!! I had a party going on in my mouth!!!!!There were flavors bursting out from everywhere. Your food is amazing!!!"


P. Duncan, Texas

We have enjoyed our visit to the Big Island very much. John had listed cooking with you as his FAVORITE ACTIVITY there. We'll definitely recommend your company to other ER guests.

C. Lee

Our dinner the other night was SPECTACULAR!!! Thank you!! Until our next visit...cheers!

S. Myers, Kukio Homeowner

All of my friends and I were over the top happy with your dinner. We had such a good time. Thank you so much. Until next time, much ALOHA.


Toba. C

We throughly enjoyed each TASTY BITE of the delicious meal!

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Louis & Tiny, Arizona

Thank you very much for putting on this wonderful 30 anniversary dinner for us. Each course was more fantastic than the prior one and was a wonderful experience!!! We very much enjoyed your and Sonya’s hospitality. We will remember it always.


Dick, California

If you were to pull out a dictionary and look up the definition of LUCKY, you would see this, a picture of 12 lucky men having delicious "Baby Back Ribs" prepared by the Outrageous Gourmet!!!


The Pancottine's

We truly enjoyed the meal and the company. You and Sonya did a great job!!! We loved the way you involved Kellen and he had a lot of fun.


Fran & Maury R.

I don't remember my mom's apple pie ever looking like or tasting like yours! Yum... Everything was sooo delicious....Thank you for another lovely meal


Tierney Helmerst Galchuttt & Phil Galchutt, San Diego, CA

Thank you so much for making us such a wonderful feast! How lucky are we??? We appreciate you making our day (wedding) so special and meaningful! Mahalo!

Chef Katherine was just fabulous! We had a catered dinner at a home that we had rented for our vacation. The occasion was our wedding reception dinner. They brought in everything that was needed and every single dish was made using locally grown organic ingredients! Prior to the dinner, Chef Katherine worked closely with us via telephone and email to select a menu of our choice. The food was amazing! It was delicious and fresh! It was prepared and presented in ways that made it look mouthwatering (WHICH IT WAS!!). After our wedding guests left for the evening, my new bride and I snuggled out on the deck under the moonlight while Chef Katherine and her staff continued to serve us wine and desert and they also cleaned up everything from the dinner. It was a full service experience that I will repeat the next time that I am back on the Big Island!! Thank you Chef Katherine for making our wedding day so wonderful!!


The Jarvis', Canada

We thoroughly enjoyed our "Fresh Catch of the Day," which you catered...It was made so much more a "Party" with many added touches...We were touched by your song at the end of the evening as well. You have an amazing team... Many Thanks.


Debbie Radar, Texas

Thank you for making this the best birthday party I ever had!!! You've made it so special and the food was so delicious. Thank you.


Ginny Kuntz, Ohio

Thanks again for the DELICIOUS DINNER and we all LOVED it!!! Mahalo.


Dr. Urschel, Christine & Carr

Everything was so delicious!!!...You made the night so memorable... You're attention to DETAIL is AMAZING! It's obvious you love what you do. Carr loved your food and said that you can even make DIRT taste GOOD! (Worms and Dirt)...Thank you so much.


Sue Cable, Californinia

Without a doubt, HANDS DOWN, your food was the BEST FOOD compared to all the restaurants dined at all week. Everything was cooked to perfection. Absolutely delicious. Thank you for making out last night here so special. When we come back, we'll be sure to reserve your services for the earlier part of the week, so we will have time to enjoy the leftovers! Mahalo.


Susan & Alex Vargas

Thanks for helping make the RECEPTION so PERFECT!!! We appreciate all that you and your staff did to make our wedding reception as smoothly as it did. Our guests raved about the food from the presentation to the taste! We're still receiving compliments about how much our guests enjoyed the cocktail party...Mahalo.


Mitch Latoff (aka Big Daddy)..Salty Dog Sportfishing Hawaii

Sissy and I want to thank you so much for a wonderful evening - not just the food, but the friendship as well....Everybody is still talking about the fabulous meal you and your staff created!...Mahalo.


Dr. Tina Ziainia

Your food was not only the best birthday dinner ever, but it's the BEST FOOD ever!!! So delicious. Thank you for helping make my birthday so special.


Gloria & Joey D, Arizona

I could only hope that my wedding dinner was going to be nice. You not only exceeded my expectations, but went above and beyond!!! Your food and service was ABOVE EXCEPTIONAL, and more than I had ever hoped or expected. The food was fabulous! Everything was so delicious! Thank you for making everything so beautiful.


Rick and Lisa Plath & Group, Washington

What a wonderful meal! The food and presentation was amazing!! Coming to Washington soon??? Let us know!! Thanks for wonderful evening!!"The best meal not just in Hawaii, but the BEST MEAL WE HAD ANYWHERE AROUND THE WORLD!!!


Mary Grandinetti-Christ, Ali'i Real Estate Services-Kailua Kona, Hawaii

SIMPLY DELICIOUS is exactly the word to describe Katherine's DIVINE PRESENTATIONS and EXTREMELY DELICIOUS and succulent pupus, lunches, dinners or ANYTHING SHE PUTS HER HANDS ON IN THE KITCHEN!!! I have been one of the lucky ones to be at many of her catered affairs!


Cynthia Devers, California

Everything was wonderful! The food was fabulous! I usually don't eat that much at my own parties, but your food was so good that I ate everything! Your sauces were amazing....Will you travel to do a party, maybe a Luau, at our home in California? (Answer: Of Course!)


Susan Brazeal, California

Every course of your food was delicious, even the kids Mac & Cheese is the best we ever had!!!! Your grilled fresh catch was my favorite because it was so moist. My fish never come out that way! (private cooking lessons next year?) Thank you for making my birthday dinner sooo special.

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