Chef john abernathy

Proper Provisions
Lincolnton, NC

Hi, I'm Chef John. Private Chef From Lincolnton, NC

My company, Proper Provisions, has extensive experience planning in-office catering, holiday catering, seated dinners, all-day seminars, product launches, media events, corporate dining, wine tastings, buffets and cocktail parties. Proper Provisions is the go to caterer for every culinary need, from gourmet boxed lunches to large scale special events; we create the perfect experience for you and your guests. Chef John creates seasonally inspired, chef-driven menus to accommodate a wide range of event styles and occasions. He has the knowledge and ability to design and produce every aspect of your event, from venue location, menu creation, and event décor to delivery and logistics.

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Enjoyed working with Chef John very much. Very pleased with the service and quality of food! I would definitely use again.

Scott, Breakpoint, llc

My husband and I hosted a fundraiser for a local non-profit at our home. John and his staff were nothing but consummate professionals from the time they arrived.

ryan & sadie mccall

I cannot rave enough about my experience with Proper Provisions. Chef John was extremely knowledgeable and patient with us and our guests. I highly recommend for your next event.

david norris, ACp software

Private/Personal Plated Dinners

If you love entertaining but don’t love the cooking and cleaning part, or simply don’t have the time, let Proper Provisions create a dinner party where we do all the work and you have all the fun. Whether you’re looking to host a relaxed family-style dinner, a beautiful buffet, a small, private celebration, or elegant multi-course plated experience, we’ll work with you to customize a menu that best suits the style of your party and the dietary restrictions of your guests.

Personal/Plated dinner- Depends on occasion and style of food/service wanted/required. Number of Courses. $75-$200/ person. Wine pairings up-charge $90-$175/person.

Weddings, Seminars, Corporate Events

Whether it’s a corporate meeting or event, open house, weddings, birthday parties, cocktail parties, or holiday gatherings, Proper Provisions honors the same commitment to quality we put into our events as we put into our intimate dinners. Chef John understands modern and contemporary aesthetics as well as fine food & wine, and works closely with wedding planners, brides and grooms, party planners and clients to insure a truly memorable occasion.

Personal/Plated dinner- Depends on occasion and style of food/service wanted/required. Number of Courses. $75-$200/ person. Wine pairings up-charge $90-$175/person.

Instructional Cooking Classes

Learn something new, save money on takeout and make your meals better at home. Our recreational cooking classes teach you more than just reading a recipe, it’s about learning technique that will make you a better all-around cook. Perfect for a date night or to explore cuisines from your local region or around the world. John's classes are fun and affordable.

Cooking Classes- 3 courses, Appetizer/Entrée/Dessert price depends desired recipe/technique/skill. $75-$200/person includes ingredients, specialty tools to use during class, recipes, professional hands on step by step instructions on cooking. In home preferred but I can find venues to work in as well.

Meal Preperation & Delivery

John also offers healthy meal prep, using real whole, unprocessed ingredients. Each  service is customized to the individual needs of the client. Experience includes working with a variety of dietary specifications such as cooking vegan, gluten free, paleo, vegetarian, dairy free, ketogenic, or any other style you desire. Meal prep services stock your fridge with delicious meals for the party or the week.

Meal Prep- Choose anywhere from 3-6 days, Protein choices, vegetable choices, snacks and heating instructions $275 + Cost of Food
$15.00 Delivery Fee


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