Could your stress-filled days use some stress-free meals?
Have you been putting off trying to eat a healthier diet because you don't know where to start?
Too busy to cook for yourself or your family?
Just don't like to cook?

Invite a natural foods chef, The Duke of Fork, into your home to answer the question, "What's for dinner?"

I offer meals customized to your individual tastes featuring a variety of healthful, plant-based ingredients prepared in your home.  Your refrigerator and freezer is fully stocked with meals that only need to be thawed and heated.  How simple is that?  It's a dream come true!

Let me take care of providing you with delicious, nutritious meals using the finest produce and groceries.  I handle all of the details including menu planning, grocery shopping, meal preparation and kitchen cleanup, giving you several hours each week to do the things you would rather be doing.

If you are a do-it-yourselfer; you will be interested in my cooking classes, which will show you how to prepare tasty, health-supportive meals.  It's like having a private cooking show in your own kitchen!  Invite some friends over and watch Chef Mark prepare a simply elegant plant-based meal for your enjoyment.

My wife's grandmother would sit down to the feast set out on the table at family dinners and exclaim, "We eat tonight!"  You'll be saying the same thing with The Duke of Fork's Personal Chef Service.  I would be delighted to discuss with you how I can save you time and improve your diet, well-being, and overall happiness.  Contact me at 614-306-6843614-306-6843 or email

Healthy and Happy Dining!
Chef Mark Zedella
  "When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use.  When diet is correct, medicine is of no need."- Ayurvedic proverb
The Duke of Fork
Plant-Based Personal Chef, Cooking Classes, Dinner Parties

Cook Well. Eat Well. Be Well.

What's Happening?

The Duchess and I wish each of you a safe, fun, and healthy holiday season. Thank you to everyone who helped to make 2014 a fun and memorable year by attending a class, sampling some delicious plant-based meals, and most of all made a commitment to enjoy better health and more happiness through food choices.

Have you checked out my Facebook page?  It's the best place to keep up with events, cooking tips, recipes, and more!

The Duchess and I recently made an appearance on "Good Day Columbus" , demonstrating a healthy, plant-based dish on a segment called "Couples Cooking."  So much fun, and I even taught the host how to zest a lemon! You can watch the complete video clip by clicking here.

Register now for these cooking demonstrations!

Yoga Mat to Placemat: Move Well, Eat Well, Be Well: The Duchess and I are excited to offer this special workshop to help you feel terrific all year long through movement and healthy eating. Start off with a great two-hour Fascia Release and Alignment class with registered yoga teacher Loretta Zedella (aka The Duchess of Fork), as we use foam rollers, small therapy balls, bolsters,and yoga postures to release tension from the body, revealing ease of body and peace of mind.  Then, learn how a healthy, plant-based diet is a wonderful complement to your yoga practice or any exercise routine with Chef Mark and a two-hour cooking demonstration and sampling! If you are curious about how to get started with a healthier diet or looking to expand your kitchen skills and repertoire, this class is for you! We would love to bring this workshop to your community center, place of employment, church, or other location. Please contact me at with questions or for additional  information about this workshop.

Other classes and events:

Saturday, January 10, the Duchess and I will make a return visit to "Good Day, Columbus" on Channel 28. Tune in and watch as we offer some ideas for living up to those New Year's resolutions to eat better.

Tuesday, January 27: "Soup for Dinner" at the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Learn how to prepare flavorful plant-based soups to keep you warm on those cold winter days. I'll show you how to make delicious non-dairy creamy soup, bean soup, home-made croutons, and a plant-based Greek lemon soup. Cost is $35, or $30 for Conservatory members and you can register online by clicking here.

Tuesday, February 17: "Kings in the Kitchen" at Franklin Park Conservatory. Who doesn't love a man who can cook, and more so if it's delicious and healthy! Join the Duke for this hands-on class that will also feature beer pairings with a local brewery. This class will be limited in size as it is hands-on, and will make a great holiday gift for any guy in your life. Cost is $40, or $35 for Conservatory members. Register online by clicking here.

Don't forget that I also offer private, in-home cooking classes that are tailored to your individual needs and questions. Invite a few friends over and we'll make it a cooking party! Contact me for pricing and more information.


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