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Professional Catering ~ Wine Tasting Experiences ~ Personal Chef Services

The First Bite offers fresh and artfully prepared cuisine for any catered event, wine tasting or dinner party. Chef, and Owner, Anne McClelland draws on her experience of 15+ years in the catering and personal chef arenas to provide you with casual or formal dining experiences. Your dining experience is elevated by menu creation utilizing Chef Anne’s formal culinary and wine educations making your event one to remember starting with your first bite!

Whether you are planning an intimate dinner party or family celebration, we can help.  Our wide range of catering services includes, but is not limited to:

*Designed to meet your specifications and schedule, our personal chef service provides freshly prepared meals.  Call to schedule your consultation today; we promise you will not be disappointed. 

Customers have thoughtfully ordered our personal chef services for; new baby arrivals, elderly parents, family with dietary restrictions and memorial services.  You may be one of the many people that wishes to eat healthier but don't have the time to shop and cook. We are here to help by preparing wonderful, healthy meals for you to enjoy all week!

The First Bite Catering serves Litchfield, Fairfield, Putnam and Dutchess Counties.

Gift Certificates are available for catering and personal chef needs!! 

We Accept all major credit cards!

  • Covers All The Details
    Doug & Pam B, Smith Barney

    What was so wonderful about Anne, is that she covers all the details regarding entertaining. The menu selection was surprisingly large and I had vegetarian restrictions, which Anne was so good about accommodating. I simply chose the menu and she did the rest including wine recommendations and taking care of clean up. The food was…

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  • One To Remember
    Michele G.,

    Thank you for your help in making our party one to remember!! Everyone was so impressed and had such a great time. We really appreciate all of your help and staying longer than you anticipated.

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  • You Were A Hit!
    Donna P.,

    You were a hit! I look forward to eating your food again in the future. My husband has his management group to our house at least once a year and we will be in touch to have you cater it.

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  • Great Cooking Skills
    Dianna C.,

    We so enjoyed your great cooking skills!! I feel blessed to of found you. I will definitely call next time I have a party! Thanks again for all of your work! You are truly gifted!!

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  • Highly Recommended
    Pauline G., Re/Max 100

    I would highly recommend Anne as a personal chef and caterer. She catered a wonderful picnic for me and met every detail with professionalism. Her experience and expertise was demonstrated in assisting with a great menu and very tasty food.   She is a delight to work with and very flexible with food requests. The quality…

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