Catering, Meal Services, and Virtual Restaurants
German born and trained, Chef Christopher Tong has been creating distinctive Continental and French cuisine in the United States for more than 25 years. After he was recruited to join the culinary staff of a famous restaurant in Chicago, he continued his career at prestigious establishments around the country including the Disney Swan Hotel in Orlando, the world famous Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, and the Sutton Place and Palmer House Hilton in Chicago.
Early on, he became a favorite of celebrities in the world of entertainment and sports. Some of the first to recognize his skills were: Michael J. Fox, Michael Jordan, Nancy Reagan, Cher, and the Prince of Jordan. He also served teams in the NBA, NFL, and NHL, as well as NASCAR drivers.
Six years ago, he launched My Private Chef, taking that same exquisite cuisine into the world of private dining. He has received rave reviews and recognition for offering world-class fare at a host of intimate dinners and special events.
His My Private Chef date book is filled with events that spark interest and excitement:
A five-course dinner where the guest list included the French Ambassador. He loved the grilled pheasant with wild strawberries and pistachios.
Dinner service and parties for Stephen Hamilton. Hamilton is an internationally famous food photographer and judge on Top Chef Masters. One of the parties was for the launch of his new online magazine Who’s Hungry?
Beautiful and delicious hors d’oeuvres for the Yves St. Laurent French Fashion House Chicago Trunk Show.