About the business
With extensive catering experience, Chef du Jour is a Portland catering company serving the Portland-Metro area, catering any and all types of social events for the last 14 years. We pride ourselves in our exceptional and personalized service, tailoring each menu to the unique needs of our clientele. Utilizing fresh, seasonal produce, wild and exotic game, and high quality meats, seafood, and dairy, we source organic ingredients whenever possible, meeting the highest in quality standards at an affordable price.
Chef Eric Youel has been in the food business for nearly two decades. He brings over 16 years of culinary industry experience to the kitchen, working as a full-service event caterer for intimate social gatherings, large corporate events, and weddings. As a graduate of the Los Angeles Catering Institute, Eric acquired Portland catering company Chef du Jour Catering in Portland in August of 2006. His talent and gift for the culinary arts is very apparent in the success of Chef du Jour. His work is exceptional. Chef du Jour truly is creative, custom catering at its finest. “No theme too exotic; No cuisine too esoteric!”
Our team is a network of individuals committed to good taste and customer service. No matter what role we play, our team of servers, cooks, and bartenders are dedicated to making your event a success.