We have arranged discounts for guests of Great Expectations with a number of the best chefs and provisioning services to deliver to Great Expectations groceries, liquor, wine, beer, soda, fresh fish poultry, and meats, as well as prepared foods. Let us help you simplify your arrival at Great Expectations and start your vacation relaxed with food and drink waiting for you upon our arrrival. Or, simply have your first (or second, or third) nights catered by one of the island's great chefs. It is your vacation so you should lay back and enjoy your St John villa while someone else does the work for you!
Christy's of St John - specializes in delivering platters of food and provisioning- Crystal or Susie Christy - 340.776.6889
KatiLady Catering - This is your vacation so let KatiLady provision Great Expectations so you have a fully stocked refrigator when you arrive on St John. Then, let the vacation continue and have KatiLady provide in-villa meals - either fully staffed or delivered and 'dropped off' for you to enjoy. Elaborate or simple dinners, it is your choice. KatiLady has been a popular choice with our guests for many years.
Mathayom Private Chefs - St John Catering - Mat Vacharat - 340.776.6117 - gourmet and delicious. Chef Mathayom (Mat) Vacharat has been professionally working with food since 1993 and has been Executive Chef at several of St. John’s premier restaurants, including Asolare on Caneel Hill, Paradiso at Mongoose Junction, Chateau Bordeaux, and Chloe and Bernard’s at the Westin. Although his culinary forte is Asian Fusion, he also is experienced in Caribbean Flair, Progressive American, and Italian Comfort cuisines. He also is available for vegetarian, raw foods, or other menus with restricted diets. Chef Mat uses only the freshest available product and tends to create custom menu items based on seasonal accessibility, be it seafood, local fruit and produce, or organic greens.
Passion Fruit Chefs - Laura Samms (our favorite!) - 888.814.CHEF -ranging from gourmet to local dishes, prepared in advance and dropped off or cooked and served in the Villa Great Room for a first-class, wonderful experience. Laura will personalize your menus to fit your taste. From simple drop-off meals to more elegant and lavish dinners she can do it all. Her repeat business is a great testament to how much her customers enjoy her meals, service, and the overall experience. Time and again we hear that the meals served by Laura and her team are the "highlight of our trip", "the very best meals we had on St John", and "Laura, you truly made our vacation a dream vacation".
The Supper Club - Ted Robinson - 340.514.2855 - one of St John's favorite gourmet chefs, Ted's commitment is to simple fresh ingredients perfectly matched and prepared to enhance the dish rather than overwhelm it. Gone are the heavy sauces of classic French Cuisine, replaced by flavored oils and vinegars and recipes that bring ingredients together so that they play off each other for truly heightened interaction of flavor and taste. Ted uses fresh herbs from his garden, organic vegetables from Josephine's Organic Farm in Coral Bay and the freshest ingredients available from local suppliers. Ted will work with you to prepare your menu.