Personal / Private Chef Options at One Perfect Day Villa in St Thomas, USVI

Chef Keith J. Murphy

Born in New York and raised in Virginia, Chef Keith attended culinary school in Philadelphia, where he worked under both French Master Chef Olivier de St Martin and Iron Chef America Jose Garcés. He secured his first Executive Chef position at 26 years old at the Midtown Village institution, Vintage Wine Bar. Chef Keith first came to the Caribbean in 2009 to man the kitchen at the illustrious Queen’s Gardens Resort on the small Dutch island of Saba. “The Unspoiled Queen of the Caribbean,” as Saba is affectionately known, was his home for much of the next decade, where he went on to be the general manager of the Saba Ecolodge as well as chef/owner at The Long Haul Grill. The tandem cat. 5 hurricanes of 2017 forced Chef Keith back to the mainland, where he started focusing his efforts on the catering industry and eventually formed his own Private Chef business. At the start of 2023, with the COVID Pandemic finally under control, Chef Keith packed his bags (and his dog, Casey) and made his way back down to the Caribbean, settling on the beautiful and lively island of St Thomas, U.S.V.I. Here he works with the top luxury villas on the island to provide an extraordinary dining experience for guests from around the World. Let Chef Keith wow your tastebuds and dazzle your senses with his unique take on local and traditional dishes custom designed to meet your tastes and needs. Reserve your dates today!


Daily chef service rates are $1,000/day + groceries.  

Rate includes: Breakfast (buffet style), and Dinner (family style with server)

If you would like lunch served too, its an additional $500 / day.

Sample Menus

Dinner served family style

Day 01: Welcome BBQ

Fresh Garden Salad

Baby Back Ribs

Jerk Chicken Breast

Red Potato Salad

Island Slaw

Corn on the Cob

Johnny Cakes

Cast Iron Brownie

Day 02:

Spinach & Quinoa Salad w/ bacon balsamic dressing

Shrimp Skewers

Marinated Flank Steak

Baked Sweet Potatoes

Oven Roasted Vegetables

Brown Rice


Banana Rum Cake

Day 3: Taco Bar

Chips and Dips

Pork Carnitas

Shredded Chicken

Spicy Pumpkin

Warm Tortillas

Shredded Cheese

Pico de Gallo

Ice Cream Sundaes

Day 04:

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Curry Chicken Legs

Creole Snapper

Boiled Potatoes

Basmati Rice

Cous cous

Steamed Veggies

Coconut Tembleque

Day 05: Italian Night

Caprese Salad

Chicken Parmigiana

Veggie Lasagna

Sausage & Meatballs

Penne Pasta

Garlic Bread

Basil Pesto

Tres Leches Cake

Day 06: Surf & Turf

Shrimp Bisque w/ garlic toast

Lobster Tail

Filet Mignon

Mushroom Risotto

Grilled Asparagus

Tomato Provençale

Cognac Cream

Dark Chocolate Mousse

Day 07:

Cobb Salad w/ grilled chicken

Braised Oxtail

Pork Tenderloin

Roasted Pumpkin

Bok Choy

Rice & Peas

Warm Cornbread

Pineapple Cake

Breakfast Menu

Served Buffet Style

Cheesy Scrambled Eggs

Breakfast Potatoes

Crispy Bacon

Sausage Links

Toasted Bagels


Buttermilk Pancakes

Greek Yogurt

Fresh Fruit

Fruit Juices