About Us

Classic Culinaire

Classic Culinaire Catering, Event and Personal Chef Services, Chad Carlstedt

Our story

Since 2007

Classic Culinaire was founded in 2007 by Executive Chef Chad Carlstedt. The name says it all, Classic Culinaire. A classic never goes out of style. The Marin, Napa, Sonoma and San Francisco caterers, here at Classic Culinaire, maintain two very important focuses, delicious food and exceptional service.

From our highly trained chefs and servers to our delicious fresh food and presentation, we consistently maintain a level of culinary and service excellence that is unmatched. You can always rely on Classic Culinaire to provide a world-class culinary experience. Whether it be a big Wine Country wedding, a corporate team building retreat, a swanky dinner party with friends, or any another special event, we are here to take the worry out of your food preparation and event planning needs.

Please contact us today for more information and find out what a Classic Culinaire can do for you.

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We strongly believe in supporting local farms and food purveyors. Classic Culinaire uses only the freshest ingredients and sources them locally whenever possible. Local, Northern California food is the cornerstone of the San Francisco Bay Area and Sonoma / Napa Wine Country culinary heritage, and we bring that heritage to you.

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Meet the Team

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Classic Culinaire Catering, Event and Personal Chef Services, Chad Carlstedt

Executive Chef

Chad Carlstedt

Executive & Personal Chef, Chad Carlstedt, has maintained an unparalleled passion for cooking and fine food since he was a child. Having grown up in California's wine country, the famed hot bed for culinary masterpieces, it was no surprise that Chad would choose the culinary arts as his career path.

After graduating from the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco, he gained valuable hands on experience in a wide variety of environments. It was clear early on that his passion extended beyond just cooking, but to delivering world-class service to his customers as well. Bringing his passion to life, his company, Classic Culinaire, was founded in 2007 and continues to grow each year.

As the leader of the Classic Culinaire team, Chef Chad ensures our clients enjoy the service, the experience and the amazing food that Classic Culinaire has become known for.

Classic Culinaire Catering, Event and Personal Chef Services, Marcus Wojtkowiak

Marcus Wojtkowiak

Events Manager

Meet Marcus Wojtkowiak. Marcus joined our team in the summer of 2015 and has become an integral part of our team here at Classic Culinaire. He uses his high standards of customer service and event expertise to make sure all gatherings, big or small, meet our clients highest expectations. You, your event, and your guests will be in good hands with Marcus on your side.

Classic Culinaire Catering, Event and Personal Chef Services, Lisa Morningstar

Lisa Morningstar

Operations Manager

Meet Lisa Morningstar. Lisa joined our team in early 2017 and has been taking care of business ever since. She specializes in outstanding customer service and event planning. She works closely with our clients during the entire event planning process from venue questions to menu selections to timelines and more. Most of our clients call Lisa a friend by the time their event has finished.

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Be a part of the Classic Culinaire Team

Are you an experienced chef or server looking for work? Are you a self starting, motivated professional? Do you have a passion for incredible food and unparelleled service? If so, Classic Culinaire is the place for you. Contact us today for employment opportunities with the company that sets the standard of Culinary and Service Excellence, Classic Culinaire.