If you are looking to enhance your stay at Food and Shelter Properties, our experienced private chef, Kristen Carlson, would love to provide you with fresh, local, and nourishing food that is created with care and intention. She is an experienced private and nutritional chef who has cooked for retreats and private clients all over New England. Now residing in Southwest Harbor, she will set your rental up with your choice of dishes from the menu below. 

Please Note: All of her dishes are prepared family-style and will provide several servings. Advanced notice of 48 hours is required for preparation.

Basic Chef Service 

Having an easy lunch (or dinner) with minimal prep when you are on vacation is a no-brainer. With this Basic Chef Package, your cottage will be stocked with everything you need to feel energized and ready to explore the island.

Service Includes Seasonally Prepared: 


Housemade Granola with accompaniments, entree, seasonal salad, house-made bread, custom made dessert. 


A La Cart Menu

For those who want to pick and choose. 

Summer A La Carte Menu

Instant Celebration

Are you celebrating an occasion? We'll arrange to have Prosecco, two glasses, and custom-made appetizer or dessert prepared and ready for you in your rental. 


Special Occasions
Kristen will work with you to customize a menu for you that can include drinks, appitizers, a main dish, and dessert.
Price for this service varies. 

Ready to get started? Pick your shelter and your food!