Chef Ella Freyinger masterfully combines the wisdom of European countryside cooking with the expert demands of the Los Angeles culinary scene. Her technique has been shaped by a Michelin star chef, as well as the beloved grandmothers of Umbria. Lauded by Nancy Silverton for an intuitive ability to elevate rustic classics with a contemporary touch, Ella has spent countless hours creating innovative, yet simple custom menus for restaurants, corporate events, intimate affairs, and private clientele homes. She is committed to using seasonal and locally sourced ingredients, working hand-in-hand with regional farms to ensure every soil-rich ingredient has been grown with integrity.
Our catering team provides food that is healthy and nutritious, creative and delicious, with offerings to sustain and inspire your guests. We are committed to using seasonal and locally-sourced ingredients, to create innovative yet simple, customized menus for weddings, corporate events, intimate gatherings, and private clients with special dietary needs.
Chef Ella Freyinger has always had a deep desire to get to the heart of things, whether that is in her food, seasonally grown and sourced from local farmers, or by building communities through her charity work and gathering like-minded individuals together over a nourishing meal. Through her catering company, Chef Ella Freyinger, Inc., she masterfully combines her knowledge of European countryside cooking with the world-class demands of the Los Angeles culinary scene.
“I have a passion to get as close to the beginning as possible,” says Ella. “Knowing food was grown, raised, and picked with integrity, and to then take that food from the ground to the plate is a great joy for me.” Operating under this philosophy, her team has been privileged to create innovative, yet simple custom menus for restaurants, grand events, and intimate gatherings in private homes. Whether you’re arranging an elegant dinner for ten or passed hors d’oeuvres for 600, our team is committed to bringing the same amount of love to every plate.