Chris Ratel has been working with food since the age of 13. He attended the School for Food and Hotel Management in NYC and worked with Park Hyatt Hotels for years. He also worked in NYC staples such as Sardis on Broadway, Lundi Brothers in Brooklyn and the Oyster Bar in Grand Central Station. Chris presently works privately for clients and caterers in the NYC and Hudson Valley areas. Residing both in the Hudson Valley area and Brooklyn, he has developed a strong appreciation for food in its simplest, most organic form and hands-on knowledge from the local farmers and purveyors who are growing it.
Meals by Chris Ratel are prepared fresh in small batches in local kitchens across the country.
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It's the same high quality food you've come to expect from Chris Ratel's restaurants! Food is prepared in a CookUnity kitchen just like it would be prepared in a restaurant kitchen. Chefs and their teams prepare meals in small batches and deliver them fresh.
It varies day to day based on local sourcing but on average around 10 dishes. Sometimes there will be more for special events.