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Meet Keith

I love food; pure and simple. 


Food is more than the taste and presentation- it brings people together. From the moment I meet my clients, I get to know them through their likes and dislikes- what dishes they would like and recipes shared that are often attached to favorite memories. Nothing is more rewarding than cooking in your kitchen and seeing you and your guests enjoy each other's company over a home cooked meal. 

My love of food has kept me captivated for over 20 years. From large scale catering to renowned restaurants, I learned the mechanics of being a chef through experience but found my true passion when I started my personal chef work.  I'm lucky to call clients friends and treat them like I would my own family. 

My wife and I are fortunate enough to call Old Lyme home. With our baby boy Beckett, two kitties, and little house on the river





A Few of My Favorite 'Go To's'

How it works.

After you have taken a look at some of the sample menus, contact me with the date and guest count. From there we can work on finalizing the menu and ironing out the details. I do all of the grocery shopping, preparation, service, and clean up. I am flexible with hours, location and customization of the menu to suit your needs.


Need to throw together a last minute meal for the growing amount of guests coming over tonight? Give me a call and if I am free we can make it happen.


Are you spending your vacation in the area and need a personal chef to take care of all your food needs for the time you are here? That can be me.

Getting married and plan on having your family and wedding party gathered at home all day before the wedding? I can spend the morning and afternoon assuring everyone is fed healthy and light snacks/meals.

"How do you please all of the people all of the time?  Keith Urbowicz!
Keith has come to cook for us the last few summers several nights a week.  We’re a large family that shares a summer house with lots of different family members with varied palates.  Somehow, Keith is able to please everyone including the young Brooklyn foodies, the comfort food lovers, the vegetarians from Vermont, and our 92 year old matriarch.
Keith is the quintessential personal chef: he arrives on time, is comfortable in any kitchen, and is happy to do the grocery shopping and menu planning.  Once he arrives, everyone wants to chat him up but somehow he’s able to cook and converse with ease. 
All 15 members of our family highly recommend Keith!"
    The McDowell Family
     Fenwick-Old Saybrook,  CT
"From big events to small family dinner parties it was a pleasure to work with Keith. He will be involved in as much or as little as you need. From shopping, cooking, serving, prep and cleanup or simply dropping off items for you to heat and serve Keith is happy to work with you.
I highly recommend Keith, professional, on time and easy to work with"
Wendy Savin
Fenwick-Old Saybrook, CT
"Keith has helped us out several times. He is professional, cheerful, fastidious.  He can multitask and when things don’t go as planned he can pinch hit with a smile.  I would highly recommend him and I wish him great success."
Carol Robertson 
Fenwick-Old Saybrook, CT
"Keith is truly an exceptional chef. I was out of town for an extended period of time and he made delicious, nutritious meals for my family that even the pickiest of my brood loved. Cannot recommend more highly!!!"
Liza Sharp 
Lyme, CT
Erica Tannen (feature from The e-list)
Lyme, CT
"Keith came to our house and prepared a delicious meal for us. It was like a taste explosion he was very friendly, quick, prompt, and neat. We loved everything he prepared and look forward to trying him again soon!"
Shelley Taylor 
Old Lyme, CT

At Your Service


24 Homestead Circle

Old Lyme, Connecticut 06371

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