The Prancing Chef

anthony allesmith

The Prancing Chef


The Prancing Chef is your very own specialized on-site caterer and private chef.  Bringing a flair for dramatic menus and stunning decor, The Prancing Chef will astound you and your guests.  From corporate events to small family gatherings, The Prancing Chef is your caterer.  Personal chef dinners, culinary classes, custom menus-- all in the realm of expertise by this well rounded and friendly chef.  Want a local caterer that knows local food, local wine, and can bring it to your home all while meeting your budget?  Then call The Prancing Chef!


History of the Prance

The Prancing Chef started his culinary journey after graduating high school in Morro Bay.  Falling in love with food at a young age, Anthony got his signature moniker working under a world renowned James Beard Chef.  Nicknamed "Prancer" for his tendency to saunter throughout the kitchen as he worked, he quickly stole the hearts of those in the kitchen. He would go on to start a blog to share his love with the world that eventually blossomed into the catering company it is today.  Catering all aspects of your events, or being your very own personal chef The Prancing Chef has it covered and will always deliver his signature flair to every touch.


"Where do I start?? I am beyond thrilled with the services provided by The Prancing Chef. Chef Anthony has impeccable taste and has wowed every single time I have had the pleasure of working with him.  From full wedding catering to smaller, more intimate dinner parties - Chef Anthony and his amazing team have MADE the event! Flawless presentation; incredible palate pleasing cuisine and consummate professionalism make this group my Go-To for all my SLO County events. Cheers Anthony and we look forward to working with you again!

/  jean m.  /


Experience the Prance

Chef Anthony Allesmith- aka "The Prancing Chef," is a character through and through.  He'll always treat you with special care while planning your event and will always strive to deliver the exceptional.  

From intimate gatherings to large scale events Chef Anthony has you covered.  He'll help you plan every detail and will work to ensure that everything is not only to your standards, but also to his very high standards as well.

Chef Anthony genuinely cares about you and your event and will portray your dreams and inspiration throughout the course of the event. 

If you're looking for personalized healthy cuisine, or to go all out impressing clients or family, Anthony will develop a menu that's perfect for any occasion.

For the Best Customer Service in Catering, Call Chef Anthony, The Prancing Chef!


"Anthony, Josh and their amazing staff catered our wedding! They were beyond phenomenal!! From the moment we met them we knew they were going to add their own special flare. They did extra things that were not included in the contract that made our wedding beyond perfect. They were incredibly easy to work with and completely straight forward. We could not have imagined anyone could be this easy to work with.
Now for the food. It was delicious, sophisticated and melt in your mouth perfect!! From the 80 hour braised ribs to the lime-cello cupcakes everything was amazing. Anthony, Josh and their staff made our wedding more special than we thought possible.

/  laura b.  /