Welcome to Your Culinary Experience, Inc. – A Personal Chef Service Serving the Tri-State Area: NY, NJ & CT
Specializing in gluten free and all food allergies, special diets, all natural cooking, kosher and heart healthy cuisine!

Executive Chef/Owner
Chef Danielle Fragala

Executive Chef/Owner - Chef Danielle Fragala

Executive Chef and Owner of Your Culinary Experience, Inc., Chef Danielle Fragala, graduated with high honors from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York with a Bachelor's Degree in Culinary Arts. Her 15 years of culinary experience began at renowned establishments in Westchester County, such as Orienta Beach Club in Mamaroneck, Peter Pratt's Inn in Yorktown and as a baker at Grandma's Restaurant in Cortlandt Manor and helped her move up the culinary ladder to get a better idea of what clients were looking for.

Your Culinary Experience, Inc. was created in 2004 to bring the private dining experience into your home. Now celebrating our 10 year anniversary… we have put together a network of professional chefs who specialize in specific types of cuisines and diets including allergy free (gluten free, dairy/casein free, soy free, corn free), all natural – clean cooking, kosher, and heart healthy dishes from regions all over the globe!

All of YCE's chefs are passionate about making their clients' lives more convenient and bringing freshly prepared meals to their family’s dinner table! Our personal chefs prepare weekly meals, teach cooking classes and cater dinner parties. If you are looking to lose weight, need meals tailored to your food allergies or just looking to put a well-balanced meal on your family’s table, than consider hiring a personal chef! Read about our chefs to learn more about them and how they would be a perfect match for your family!

  • Chef Anna DiMaio

    Chef Anna DiMaio

    Chef Anna DiMaio developed a love for cooking at an early age in her grandmother's kitchen. She grew up in an Italian American household eager to learn all of her family's secret recipes. She began working in...

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  • Chef Matthew Lewis

    Chef Matthew Lewis

    I come from a long line of excellent cooks, all originating from Louisiana. Family gatherings and local events always surrounded the production and consumption of high quality food...

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  • Chef Plum

    Chef Plum

    Born in Richmond Virginia, Chef Plum is a graduate from The Culinary Institute of America with over 18 years of experience. Having worked all over the east coast in five star hotels and resorts...

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  • Chef Terry Sullivan

    Chef Terry Sullivan

    Chef Terry has been in food service for the last 15 years and has worked in some of the finest restaurants in New York City and Westchester...

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  • Chef Peter Mistretta

    Chef Peter Mistretta

    Chef Peter was born and raised in Manhattan, New York. In his junior undergraduate year at NYU, he spent 6 months in Florence, Italy where he absorbed a great deal...

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  • Chef Matt O'Connor

    Chef Matt

    Chef Matt was born and raised in Baltimore Maryland and spent his summers fishing and crabbing the chesapeake bay. His love of food was sparked at a very young age...

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At YCE we are always searching for creative, talented and professional chefs. If you have a passion for heart healthy cooking, knowledge about food allergies and a dedication to quality ingredients and customer satisfaction, please contact Chef Danielle Fragala. Send your résumé and cover letter in the body of an email to cheffragala@yourculinaryexp.com.

Services and Prices

  • One to Two people (10 meals)$325 service charge + groceries (average-$140)
  • Three people (15 meals)$350 service charge + groceries (average-$150)
  • Four people (20 meals)$375 service charge + groceries (average-$215)
  • Five people (25 meals)$400 service charge + groceries (average-$245)
  • Six people (30 meals)$425 service charge + groceries (average-$275)
  • * Prices do not include sales tax
    * A meal includes soup or salad entrée and two side dishes.
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  • Cooking Classes

    Looking to sharpen your own culinary skills or learn more about cooking with food allergies? Why not have us come to your home and teach you how to cook like a pro. The three hour class is interactive and can be done on either...

  • Gift Certificates

    Your Culinary Experience gift certificates make for a thoughtful and unique gift for new or expectant parents, new homeowners, holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, busy singles, working parents, sick or injured loved ones, elderly family members, or as a special gesture just to say thanks.

  • Happy Clients

    Danielle came to our house with all the ingredients and got right to work. The food she prepared was delicious. We especially liked the crab in puff pastry and the artichoke stuffed chicken. Thanks again Chef Danielle!

    Dr. Barry and Tracy G.

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  • Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, Sullivan, Ulster, Columbia, Nassau, Sullfolk, New York, Bronx, Richmond, Kings & Queens Counties in New York
  • Bergen, Essex, Union, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, Warren, Middlesex and Monmouth Counties in New Jersey
  • Fairfield, Litchfield, Hartford, New Haven and Middlesex Counties in Connecticut
  • Bucks, Montgomery and Northhampton Counties in Pennsylvania
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Call (914) 261-4121 or email info@yourculinaryexp.com today for a FREE consultation
Refer us to others and for every new client receive $25 off your next service.

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