Olives and Oregano is a personal chef service in New Jersey. With a personal chef to cook in your home, you are assured of getting a healthy and delicious dinner on the table after a busy day.  Imagine being free of the worry and stress of meal planning and preparation!

We plan your meals - customized to you and your family preferences- shop for groceries and cook delicious dinners in your kitchen with fresh, handpicked ingredients. We package the entrees and label them with simple heating instructions. That means your dinner will be cooked and ready to enjoy in the time it takes to set the table!

Chef Carolina Faulkner brings her expertise in a variety of cuisines to your home, letting you spend your time on fun or important activities.

We can prepare meals for you on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. Cooking for small dinner parties, brunches or a dinner for two is also an option.  And, if there's a special dish that you would like to learn how to prepare, we'll arrange a personalized cooking lesson.

Our service area includes households in Mercer County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Montgomery County, and Hunterdon County New Jersey, plus Lower Bucks County, Pennsylvania.


Be a guest at your next special occasion as you host a cozy brunch with family and friends! 

See the menu page for a sampling of the delightful dishes!



Carolina was a Godsend! When I broke my arm and couldn’t cook, she came to our rescue! She’s very professional. She uses all fresh ingredients and the meals were very delicious. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a personal chef.

                                                         -Joan D. Princeton Jct., NJ                                  

Photography on this page by Laura Brandt Photo

  "Friends and family will tell you that I spend most of my day in the kitchen..."

"Friends and family will tell you that I spend most of my day in the kitchen..."