Lavender Hill artfully delivers extraordinary culinary experiences for you and your guests, whether for a casual feast or a stately soiree!

“When we eat together, when we set out to do so deliberately, life is better, no matter what your circumstances.”
– Thomas Keller

We create memorable and exquisite flavors developed from a lifelong passion for the culinary arts.


The journey begins with carefully sourced quality ingredients.


Add over 20 years of passionate cultivation of cooking style.


The outcome is an elevated culinary experience.

Lavender Hill Catering provides both Catering and Private Chef Services.

With over 20 years of experience, Chef Stephani will happily explore your culinary needs. A graduate of Le Cordon Bleu School of Culinary Arts, Stephani has worked in fine dining and served as both caterer and private chef for families over her career.

Below is a select sampling of menus for you to explore. Please allow these examples to serve as a creative catalyst for your next personalized dining experience.


Spring or Summer Celebration

Delectable hors d’oeuvre selections to complement lively cocktails. Passed, if you choose, by attentive servers or presented as a stylish buffet.

Luxurious Business Dinner

An intimate appreciation dinner of opulent dishes in early spring. Hors d’oeuvres presented buffet-style for a sophisticated cocktail hour, and elegant table service for remaining courses.

Fiesta with Friends and Coworkers

Nothing pleases San Diegans more than a Mexican Fiesta! A menu of winning dishes served any way you wish.

Vacation Rental Mediterranean Meze

The perfect way to enjoy your San Diego vacation rental… hire a chef! This menu is a bountiful buffet of Mediterranean favorites. Opa!

Every dish descends from people, infused by their culture, and carries a story told through flavor and texture. Explore the world without leaving your home.

Lavender Hill, a bespoke catering and private chef service provider.

You bring the occasion, and Chef Stephani will deliver a unique and customized menu of culinary delights to suit your style. The above menus are meant only for inspiration! Your event will be given personalized attention with regard to seasonal menu choices, style of service, level of formality, rental options, staffing needs, and special flourishes. Every detail will be carefully considered so that your event is a smashing success!


  • Stephani's cooking is fantastic! She is a person of quality who makes delightful dishes from all around the world with elegance and style. Her cooking was so amazing that our outings to restaurants became obsolete!
    Haleh and Massih Tayebi
  • We have, and have had other chefs, and Stephani stands out for her delicious food, her kindness to our children, and her helpful attitude. She consistently worked within our strict dietary guidelines to provide nicely-presented, yummy, and healthy meals.
    Paul and Geneviéve Jacobs
Business Hours

Monday – Friday

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Phone Number

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    858-988-5959 [email protected]