Haute Secrets: Aaron Crumbaugh

Insider’s Guide to Chicago

Name: Aaron Crumbaugh, Private chef of Home Cooked Catering (“HCC”)

The Stats: In Chicago for six years, born in Michigan

Why he Loves Chicago: The people!!

Private chef Aaron Crumbaugh of Home Cooked Catering (“HCC”) is making entertaining easy for Chicagoans on the go and looking to impress. Crumbaugh, a former Peninsula Hotel chef, model and Amazing Race 6 contestant is creating multi-course gourmet meals for intimate dinner parties, hor d’oeuvres for celebrations, corporate events and in-home cooking lessons. Together clients work with Crumbaugh to come up with three, five, up to nine course menus or an array of appetizers based on the client’s tastes and budget. He then preps off-site before coming into your kitchen to you cook and brings his own elegant serving ware.

Check out Aaron’s favorite haute spots in Chicago at Haute Secrets.