Personal Chef Service 

Editors’ Choice 

Fine Food + Cooking by  J. Ricardo Sanchez, Salem

What’s unique: Chef/proprietor J. Ricardo Sanchez has an impressive resume: educated at Napa Valley Cooking School, working on celebrity events as a chef with Peter Callahan Catering in New York City, and stints at renowned restaurants like Le Cirque.

Standout qualities: His excellence isn’t limited to a handful of dishes or specialties. Instead, he strives to be a well-rounded chef who can do both pastry and savory.

Salem, 978-561-9654,


Readers’ Choice 

Chicken or the Eggplant, Beverly

What’s new: Chicken or the Eggplant has made its already-beloved meal delivery service even better with brand-new kitchen equipment, expanded staff, and other improvements. 

151½ Hale St., Beverly, 978-578-7550,