The Chronicles of the Cast Iron Chef recipe blog and small private dinner provider that celebrates the vibrant culture that surrounds us all. My hope is that this website and my other social media outlets will inspire more people to cook at home promoting a healthier lifestyle, family unification, romance, and most of all an understanding of Black Culture and its influence and adoption of various Diasporas. All products are sold through our owner's apparel brand, Laché Supply & Company as a collaborative joint venture.
Laché Supply & Company was formed to become a menswear life-style brand that takes youthful approaches to classic tailored silhouettes and focuses on vintage-inspired garments. We provide highly on-trend styles that satisfy not only a man’s need for exceptional fashion and uniqueness but also for change, comfort, superior quality and functionality.
Address: Burlington, NC
Hours of Operation:
Online Only and upon request for dinners
Small private dinners must be booked directly through the our website using the Book Me page no less than 5 days away from the desired event date. A deposit is automatically taken during the booking to secure the date. A final invoice will be provided with the remaining balance and the associated travel fee. Final Payments are due 1 day before the scheduled event. If the final payment is not paid 1 day before the scheduled event, the chef holds the right to cancel the dinner.
Large party private dinners must be booked no less than 10 days away from the desired event date. Price quotes are sent with each inquiry through the Contact Page. Large party dinners have a minimum of 10 guests. A full inquiry includes: the desired dinner type (Buffet w/ Décor, Buffet w/out Décor, or Seated Dinner w/ Décor), the finalized menu (selected from the large party dinner/brunch menus), number of guests, desired décor (if needed), desired serving items (if needed), location, time, and dietary restriction list. Full inquiries cannot be sent without these items identified. If an inquiry is accepted an invoice will be sent requiring a 30% non-refundable deposit to hold the desired date. Final payments are due 1 day before the scheduled event. If the final payment is not paid 1 day before the scheduled event, the chef holds the right to cancel the dinner.
Chef arrival times vary depending on the dinner type. For small private dinners, the chef arrives 1 hour early to set up, decorate, and cook. For large party dinners, the chef can arrive up to 2 1/2 hours early. The arrival time is always listed on invoices.
Private picnics must be booked directly through the our website using the Book Me page no less than 10 days away from the desired event date. A deposit is automatically taken during the booking to secure the date.
Travel for all small party private dinners come with a complimentary free 30 miles of travel. After 30 miles there will be a $0.60 charge per mile. There is no complimentary free travel for large party dinners. Travel will be $0.60 charge per mile.
Desired dinner dates will not be held without a 30% down deposit, leaving the calendar date open for other customers to book.
Dinner Menus cannot be modified less than 10 days away from booked date. If a menu is not solidified less than 10 days away from the booked date, we hold the right to cancel the booking resulting in the non-refundable deposit and/or desired date to be lost. Due to the high volume of bookings and inquires, we have to keep in mind the customers who have solidified their details and how it could affect their service with close bookings. The chef owns the right to select a vegetable side dish of his or her choice for small dinners that offer multiple vegetable options if this is not specified by the customer before the booked date.
Dinner Decor is not disclosed to the guests as a part of the "CAST IRON CHEF EXPERIENCE". Each private dinner is specifically designed and created for an exclusive experience. The customer's event type is taken into consideration when developing the design, but the actual design is a surprise. Please note that design requests may be taken into consideration but are not promised. The chef holds the right to choose whatever decor, serving items, and table settings that best fit the dinner selection and location. The provided decor is owned by the chef and must be returned after the dinner. This includes table settings, serving dishes, linens, extra decor, floral arrangements, etc.
Event locations listed on the booking cannot be changed less than 72 hours from the booked date
Cancellations cannot be made less than 72 hours prior to the booked date. Any cancellation after within the 72-hour period will be subject to another 15% fee for the cost of purchased supplies and food. Legal measures will be taken if the 15% fee is not paid.
Rescheduling cannot be done less than 72 hours prior to the booked date. Any rescheduled dinner within the 72-hour time period will be subject to a 15% fee added to the final invoice to for the cost of perishable food and supplies already purchased. Legal measures will be taken if the 15% is not paid.
There will be an extra $30 charge if the host is late to the assigned venue. The venue must be ready based on the chef arrival times. *See note above
RETURNS AND EXCHANGES FOR ONLINE PRODUCTS
Full Refund or Exchange within 30 days of the ship date on your invoice and accompanied by the original invoice.
ALL ITEMS MUST BE IN IN LIKE-NEW CONDITION AND UNWORN TO BE ACCEPTED AS A RETURN
All food sales are final.
Sale-Price & Sample Merchandise:
All Sale Items are FINAL SALE, and are not eligible for return or credit.