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Customized Personal Chef HourGlass save you time


 Chef Rae Ellen

Welcome to HourGlass Cooking, where I take pride in creating personalized meal plans and services that give my clients back the gift of time.  I have been in the food industry for 20 years and I believe that cooking should never be a chore, but rather a fun and engaging experience that brings people together. I started HourGlass Cooking helping out a family that didn't have time to think about cooking.  I realized what I can offer is your time back and some really delicious food!  My services are designed to meet your unique dietary restrictions while maintaining a high level of quality and flavor. If you're looking for personalized meal planning and preparation services, look no further than HourGlass Cooking.  Thank you for stopping by and I hope to see you soon!!


Weekly Meal Plan & Grocery List

My Weekly Meal Plan and Grocery List service is perfect for anyone looking to eat healthy without the hassle of planning meals. I'll personalize your meal plan and grocery list to fit your dietary preferences and restrictions, and even offer suggestions for how to meal-prep and stay on track. Enjoy the convenience of having a nutritious and delicious meal plan ready for you each week, so you can focus on enjoying your meals and your life.

Menu Plan


 The menu plan & in home prep service takes the stress out of meal planning and preparation. I'll work with you one-on-one to create a customized meal plan that fits your busy schedule and dietary preferences.  I will shop, prep in your home, clean up so that you can enjoy whipping up a a delicious meal without any of the hassle. All prepped items will be delivered right to your door!

 Ready-to-Eat Meal Packages


Experience a culinary luxury that you've never experienced before having a personal chef  customize your meal plan, shop for the freshest ingredients, and prepare healthy and delicious meals!   With my ready to eat meal service, you can simply heat and enjoy the meals I've created just for you. Packages are labeled and packaged for your convenience, so you can enjoy hassle-free meals without sacrificing quality or taste.

Cooking Class

Customized Cooking Classes

Celebrate Your Special Occasion with HourGlass Cooking

Want a hands on cooking experience?  With my customized cooking classes, I will guide you through the cooking process and teach you new culinary skills. I specialize in youth birthday parties, girl & boy scouts. Contact me today to schedule a cooking class tailored to your needs and preferences.

I am excited to announce I have partnered with Community Christian Church in Downers Grove!  Workshops and cooking classes will be coming soon! 

Calm Sea

"I look forward coming home knowing dinner is already taken care of. Rae creates amazing meals, so fresh and we love all the options."- Jill Webster 

At Your Service

Call me today to schedule a free consultation and let me create a personalized meal plan that fits your lifestyle and taste buds.  

Thank You for Contacting Me!

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