Private Culinary Instruction
Do you want to learn how to be prepare gourmet meals at home or just want to brush up on some cooking skills? Private Culinary Instruction is available from Epicurean World. We can also come to your house and teach you how to become a chef for your family and friends. You'll learn how it is simple in fact to prepare authentic dishes from all over the world. We can show you how to be creative with minimum of ingredients and how to cook healthy yet nutritious meals. Whether you want to brush up on your culinary skills, or you need help boiling water, we can customize a program for your skill level. >>Contact us
Recipe Testing for restaurants, companies and magazines
Using its fully-equipped gourmet test kitchen, Epicurean World can create original recipes and evaluate for taste, appearance, consumer appeal, cooking methods and ingredient usage.
A detailed recipe testing report will document results like quality ratings, nutrition, re-testing variations and food styling suggestions. Recipes can also be customized for food promotions, retail products, advertorials, packaging, brand websites, POS materials, in-pack inserts, PR materials and recipe cards.
We have the experience of recipe development for the food service industry, including food manufacturers, restaurants, caterers, bakeries, supermarkets and gourmet shops. We also provide consumer-focused recipes for cookbooks, recipe brochures and pamphlets, food labels, advertisements, magazines, trade publications, websites and trade shows. We also create and develop promotional recipes for P.R. firms.>>Contact us
Devagi's expertise and years of experience in developing cookbooks - including 17 of her own - are applied to every cookbook to create an attractive title.
- Editorial, layout & design production
- Recipe development & testing
- Food styling & photography
- Marketing strategies
Personal Chef Services
Personal Chef Services
Are you looking for a friendly and skilled chef to present superb fresh, tasty, and healthy meals to you, your family and friends. Want to impress that special someone? Have clients to entertain? Need a perfect way to pop the question? Celebrating your anniversary? Have a special party or just simply want to be a guest in your own home? Allow Chef Devagi to create the ambience with a special meal tailored to you and your guest. Whether a simple BBQ or Multi Course Wine Paired dinner, we at Epicurean World believe in using only the best possible ingredients. We love food and we enjoy cooking for people. We strive to create soul soothing meals packed with multiple layers of flavors, textures, and colors that will gently surprise, seduce and satisfy the senses. Whether it's a family gathering, social get-together or an intimate affair, we will:
- Create appropriate menu for the event
- Personally prepare and present the event's meals
- Hire additional staff, if necessary
- Offer advice on beverage and wine selection
- Make your event as simple or as spectacular as you like
How the Personal Chef Service Works
We discuss what you like to eat and if you have any dietary goals. This is a short conversation with Chef Devagi to find out what you would like to get out of the personal chef service.
Chef Devagi customize a menu based on what you like - there's always enough variety for even the most pickiest of eaters. You choose entrees and side dishes that appeal to you.
On the cooking day, Chef Devagi and her team will buy all the ingredients and cook all the meals at your premise. You will also get easy-to-follow reheating instructions
Menu Design and Development for Restaurants and companies
Do you skimp on quality? Do you cut corners? Hopefully you answered no to both questions. Quality and Consistency is what will set you apart from your competition. The key to the perfect menu is in the creation of mouth watering descriptions that are even better in person. One of our primary goals when creating menu items is to make sure that the product is memorable. >> Contact us
Recipe & Cooking Contests Projects
Successful recipe and cooking contests are a result of careful planning, co-ordination and attention to detail. Epicurean World can co-ordinate and manage your contests by offering the following:
- Promotional material & advertising strategies
- Enlisting contest judges, sponsors & prizes
- Establishing contest rules & deadlines
- Recipe testing & reviews
Food related Brochures, Flyers and Newsletter Concepts and Development
Epicurean World can take your publishing ideas and turn them into reality. From conception to completion, we ensure your food-related brochures, flyers, newsletters or recipe cards are produced on schedule, within budget and to high editorial, design and production standards. >> Contact us
Virtual Cooking School
Virtual Cooking School
Why not let Epicurean World host your own cooking school! We can individually design and teach a class, branded under your company's name, to your requirements.
Cooking classes are great promotional give-aways or value-added services to offer your clients or consumers!
We provide the culinary expertise that enhances your food styling project and because for us, it's more than a picture. We understand communications, advertising, and we know that it's not just making a food shot look pretty but also understanding the important factors. We pay close attention to layout, composition, and marketing appeal including texture, tone, background, angle, and impact.
We are an all-in-one, cost efficient process. We are more than food styling. We also provide the art direction and we will work closely with your advertising or marketing group to define the communications objective for your project. Through our process of creating a communications brief - an articulated document that defines the artistic direction of the photo - we can ensure that all the details of your project are engaged, and that the shoot will be meticulously prepared for the utmost in efficiency. >> Contact us
Entice people to go to your restaurant, to review the recipes in your cookbook, or to buy food products with commercial food photography. Considered one of the most difficult specialties for professional photographers, food photography involves precise lighting, mouth-watering composition, close angles, and more. Good food photography may be challenging for most and our experienced food photographer takes digital or traditional pictures of food, on-location or in the studio, with or without models. We can also source for props if you want us to provide that service too. >> Contact us
Public Relations Representation
Public Relations Representation
Epicurean World can provide personalized public relations representation for clients like food authors and food manufacturers. This includes representing the client at public book signings, press conferences, interviews and other media-related events. >> Contact us
The cooking school is a perfect place to showcase your products and introduce them to new customers. Recipes demonstrated can be designed to include one or several of your products, with detailed instruction on use, preparation and storage. Any promotional catalogues or contact details you provide can be inserted into student's folders. We will be able to develop the recipes, conduct the cooking demos using your product and sell the product too. >> Contact us
When it comes to making a dramatic and effective product launch, Epicurean World can develop a successful formula for your food product and promote it to its target audiences. We can take a new product from conception and flavour profiling to nutritional analysis and packaging. Clients can also use Epicurean World test kitchen and cooking school. >> Contact us
Epicurean World can arrange for a nutritional analysis for your recipes, cookbooks, food articles, restaurant menus and food products using a computer analysis programme to determine the nutritional value and customize the information required. >> Contact us
Kitchen Makeover Services for Private Homes
Are the countertops cluttered with everything from mail and toys? Are you unable to shut cabinets because they are filled to capacity? Is the refrigerator full and yet you find that there is nothing to eat? Do you often have to make last minute runs to the wet market or supermarket while cooking? Would you be embarrassed for guests to open your pantry? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are in desperate need of a Kitchen Makeover. We believe that the key to healthy living is healthy eating. Kitchens that are cluttered and not properly stocked discourage healthy meal planning and encourage stress-free take out and high-fat deliveries.
We are here to take care of your daunting kitchen organization tasks, leaving you free to concentrate on getting healthy and staying that way. We offer an array of Kitchen Makeover services to meet your every need: Pantry Cleaning and Organizing, Refrigerator Cleaning and Organizing and Cabinet Cleaning & Organizing. >> Contact us