Together at the Table

PlateVibes is a private chef company, on land or by sea, who will bring unique ingredients together to create a plate of food deep in flavors for your family and friends to enjoy during a private dinner, event or cooking class in your home or on your yacht.  

Great taste is the name of the game and I am committed to stepping up to the "plate". My goal is to provide delicious, natural options. That's why I prepare all of my meals with fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

My approach is totally customizable options that are 100% focused on your personal needs, likes and dislikes and dietary restrictions to create a custom experience to fit your lifestyle and preferences.

Save time and eat healthy. PlateVibes will plan, shop, cook and clean up while producing incredible tasty dishes for you and your family. Every Dish will be made from fresh and healthy ingredients to create tasty and healthy meals.

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 My Services 

Meal Prep & Private Dinner Experiences

Let me help you with a tailored meal plan that is right for you and your family. Get in touch with Liz to start planning the perfect meal for a private dinner experience, holiday party, graduation, special dinner and more.  

Freelance Yacht Chef

Chef position onboard a 35M+ motor yacht, or a Sous Chef position on a 65M+ motor yacht, where I utilize my extensive background in high end catering and Private Chef work, to add value and support to a great program, crew and owner.

Master Cooking
Classes

Whether primarily for education or for a celebration, my Master Cooking Classes are sure to be full of fun, wonderful insight, as well as delicious and nutritious fare. Classes can be interactive or demo style, whichever the host prefers. 

 Specialty Menu 

  Upcoming Cooking Classes  

Nourishing Meals under 30 Minutes
Thu, Jan 21
Fry Family Farm
Jan 21, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Ln, Medford, OR 97501, USA
It is summer and time shake up your comfort food favorites by adding more veggies and sprucing up your cooking techniques. In this class, I will teach you how to prepare hearty, satisfying dishes that are packed with grains, vegetables, fruits and lean protein.
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It’s About a Korean BBQ (1)
Thu, Jan 28
Fry Family Farm
Jan 28, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Ln, Medford, OR 97501, USA
Love good BBQ? Try Korean-style bulgogi. You will learn how to marinate thin strips of beef and grill them to the perfect char. Plus, practice quick-pickling cucumbers and flipping pancakes made with scallions.
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Taste of Thai
Thu, Mar 04
Fry Family Farm
Mar 04, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Ln, Medford, OR 97501, USA
In this class, I will introduce you to the five major flavors of Thai cuisine—sweet, salty, bitter, sour and spicy. You’ll learn about unique Thai ingredients that will elevate your meals.
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What’s for Breakfast? (1)
Thu, Mar 11
Fry Family Farm
Mar 11, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Ln, Medford, OR 97501, USA
Kick start your day with some new and creative Breakfast ideas! This class will provide you Simple and fun options that will blow your family and friends away. If you are planning a baby shower or any private event the menu choices are endless…
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Cast Iron Cooking
Thu, Mar 11
Fry Family Farm
Mar 11, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Ln, Medford, OR 97501, USA
From skillets and Dutch ovens to griddles and grill pans, cast iron cookware offers endless versatility. In this class, we will cover all the essentials of cast iron care and show you how to choose the ideal pan for each task.
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Tuscany Tuscany Tuscany
Thu, Mar 11
Fry Family Farm
Mar 11, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Ln, Medford, OR 97501, USA
Cooking Class Description: There's so much more to Italian cuisine than pasta. Practice stirring risotto to creamy perfection and learn the Tuscan technique for grilling chicken under a brick. Craving something sweet? We’ll macerate fresh strawberries to pair with a wine-infused sweet custard.
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Instant Pot 101
Thu, Mar 18
Fry Family Farm
Mar 18, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Ln, Medford, OR 97501, USA
Are you afraid of your Instant Pot? No matter what your skill set is, you will experience a hands-on class using the Instant Pot to create some amazing food. You will learn that new foods can be simple and packed with flavor. It’s time to tackle this kitchen gadget once and for all.
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Brunch Brunch Brunch (1)
Thu, Mar 18
Fry Family Farm
Mar 18, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Ln, Medford, OR 97501, USA
Join us in the kitchen to celebrate your love of Summer flavors. Mouth-Watering Brunch menu options will be shared in this class. Get your hands-on experience with using new ingredients to elevate your Brunch Table. These new dishes will surely be a conversational piece at your table.
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Mama Mia – Taste of Italy
Thu, Mar 18
Fry Family Farm
Mar 18, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Lane Medford OR 97501
Didn’t learn to cook with an Italian grandmother? No worries - there will be plenty of hands-on practice making Italian-American favorites. In this class you will enjoy making fresh pasta dough for homemade fettuccine, pounding chicken for the perfect chicken Parmesan and more...
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Food Truck Favorites
Thu, Mar 25
Fry Family Farm
Mar 25, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Ln, Medford, OR 97501, USA
Cooking Class Description: From Mexico to Thailand, India to France—join us for a culinary adventure as we sample spectacular street foods from around the world. In this fun class, you’ll practice techniques for grilling and frying as we recreate traditional satay, samosas and dipping sauces from sc
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Mexican Cantina Flare
Thu, Mar 25
Fry Family Farm
Mar 25, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Ln, Medford, OR 97501, USA
Cooking Class Description: Move over chips and salsa—make room for an unforgettable Mexican cantina feast. Try your hand at creating sizzling fajitas, crushing avocados for the ultimate guacamole and putting together a salad inspired by Mexican street corn. For a sweet finish, we’ll bake up churro's
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Kids Choice
Thu, Apr 01
Fry Family Farm
Apr 01, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Ln, Medford, OR 97501, USA
Forget pizza delivery and make your own savory pies at home. We will learn basic pizza dough for homemade pizzas and learn how to put together a super simple and delicious tomato sauce. Plus we'll churn gelato for a sweet finish.
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French Cooking - Paris Anyone?
Thu, Apr 01
Fry Family Farm
Apr 01, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Ln, Medford, OR 97501, USA
From Paris to Provence, bistros are at the heart of French cooking. Join me for this fabulous bistro fare and learn to prepare a complete menu of simple-yet-sophisticated classics. We'll show you easy traditional French cooking techniques and tips for introducing the culture of France.
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Mystery Ingredient: Plant Based Meals
Thu, Apr 08
Fry Family Farm
Apr 08, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Ln, Medford, OR 97501, USA
Looking for something new at your Holiday Table? No matter what your skill set is, you will experience a hands-on class using unique ingredients to create some amazing food. You will learn that new foods can be simple and packed with flavor. It’s time to elevate your Holiday Sides and Desserts.
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Paella Made Easy
Thu, Apr 15
Fry Family Farm
Apr 15, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Ln, Medford, OR 97501, USA
Spice up a spring night with Spain’s most popular one-pan meal. In this class, you will learn essential techniques for making paella, from toasting the special bomba rice and using saffron to cooking with a paella pan.
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Desserts – Every Cook should Know these Three (1)
Thu, Apr 22
Fry Family Farm
Apr 22, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Ln, Medford, OR 97501, USA
Up your dessert game with three classic crowd-pleasers. Get hands-on practice creating dark chocolate cherry truffles and making flaky tartlets with tangy lemon curd. Plus, we'll make a very special upside-down pie (long story).
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Asian Noodle Bowl
Thu, Apr 29
Fry Family Farm
Apr 29, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Ln, Medford, OR 97501, USA
Noodles are one of the most common dishes in Asian cuisine. In this class, we will teach you how to finesse this kitchen staple into one pot meals. You’ll learn tips for cooking them properly every time and find out how to elevate each noodle with exotic flavor packed ingredients.
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Introduction to Indian Food
Thu, Apr 29
Fry Family Farm
Apr 29, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Ln, Medford, OR 97501, USA
Indian cuisine delivers a feast for all the senses with a delicate balance of flavors, textures, heat, and colors. In this class, we will teach you how to use Indian spices and techniques to recreate restaurant favorites like butter chicken.
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Thanksgiving Made Easy
Thu, Nov 18
Fry Family Farm
Nov 18, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Ln, Medford, OR 97501, USA
Join us in this class as we explore new Thanksgiving flavors in fun and unexpected ways. Learn some tips and tricks to an Upside Down Turkey + all of the common sides dishes with twist and turns sure to satisfy everyone around the table. Learn a show stopping dessert - Maple Syrup Cream Brulee?
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Holiday Appetizers
Thu, Dec 09
Fry Family Farm
Dec 09, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Ln, Medford, OR 97501, USA
Join us to learn how to create appetizers that make party guests say “Wow!” It’s easy to just use the old tried and true appetizers when attending or hosting a party, but with this class you’ll come away with new ideas, new flavors and even new ways of presenting fabulous appetizers!
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Hear what they say about Liz:

“My family and I cannot recommend Liz enough! She is reliable, professional, and always flexible and understanding with our very particular food request. She goes above and beyond every time in preparing meals for our family daily.”

Erin and Ryan
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