SW Private Dining

Elevate your private events with fully customized dining experiences.

every menu tells a story...

what we do

  • Our menus are meticulously crafted and tailored to each customer's unique preferences, encompassing considerations such as cuisine, dietary restrictions, ingredient preferences, and creative ideas.

  • From menu creation to presentation and service, our dedicated “petite” team ensures that each element aligns seamlessly with the client's vision, fostering a sense of luxury and refinement.

  • By maintaining a focus on smaller parties, we deliver the most amazing and memorable results, creating an atmosphere of sophistication and exclusivity.

our approach - petit comité

Our commitment to a more intimate scale enables us to provide a level of personalized attention and precision.

We adopt a "petit comité, " emphasizing exclusivity and a heightened sense of connection.

Limiting our services to small parties of 2 to 50 guests is a deliberate choice aimed at ensuring a level of excellence in every aspect of the dining experience, allowing us to intricately manage and curate every detail of the event from start to finish.

how we do it

Client Meet Up

Menu Design & Costing

Menu Finalized - Client

Approval of Costs & Items

Location Visit

Plan & Customize Event

Paperwork Sent to Client

Menu Design - Print

Quality Ingredients Sourcing

Preparation at Our Kitchen

Early Arrival - Set Up/ Day Of

Execution of Event

Deep Clean/Kitchen Area

available service styles



most formal

family style

most intimate


most casual

available services upon request*

displayed hors d'oeuvres

small bites plated and displayed for guest

passED hors d'oeuvres

small bites plated and tray passed to guest

grazing boards + Tables

tailored boards for 10 to 40 guests*

wine pairing

custom wine pairing to acompany the meal

cocktail pairing

craft cocktail pairing to acompany the meal


add on service* - open bar from client’s own selection

kids menu

add on to total cost*

signature dishes

small plates

Pork belly taco

shiso, orange glaze, yuzu avocado, salsa macha

scallop ceviche

leche de tigre, chili oil, nasturtium oil, pink pepper

wild mushroom dumpling

ponzu, sweet chili ginger crisp, scallions

crab cake

asian pear relish, yuzu vinaigrette, gochujang mayo


short rib, manchego, smoked pimentón

family style

crispy calamari

tempura, cilantro sauce, togarashi, pickled chilis, lemon vinaigrette dressed herbs


saffron tomato, dill, lemon butter, toasted herb breadcrumbs


squash blossom tempura

queso fresco, citrus, herbs, black garlic mayo


Beet root cappelletti

chevre, parmigianno reggiano, citrus beurre blanc, herb emulsion


tuna crudo

hibiscus broth, grapefruit pearls, grapes, pickled fresno


potato pave, fennel tomato broth, dill, cherry tomatoes, capers, garlic butter

Seared salmon

buttermilk, chili oil, cucumber, smoked trout roe, dill

red meat

confit suckling pig

ten spice, plum puree

wagyu strip

wild mushrooms, sesame soy emulsion

photographer | Jasper Dai

additional endeavors

additional endeavors

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Hello, meet

Andrea Saldana

Chef | Co-Founder

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My Professional Experience

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Culinary Development Chef R&D

Gordon Ramsay North America

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My Professional Experience

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Private Dining | Catering Chef

Wolfgang Puck Catering

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My Professional Experience


Five Sixty | Wolfgang Puck


SAGE Dining Services

Nutrition Analyst

Private Dining Chef

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B.A.S. Culinary Science & Food Service Management | Culinology

A.S. Food & Hospitality Service

A.S. Culinary Arts

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Andrea Saldana

From the vibrant city of Torreón, Mexico, Chef Andrea Saldana’s portfolio has been inspired by deep flavors, vibrant colors, and the perfect harmony of native and Western cultures. With an Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management from El Centro College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Culinary Science and Food Service Management/Culinology from Texas Woman's University, Andrea’s foundational education provided her with hands-on experience and a comprehensive understanding of the operational aspects of the culinary and hospitality industry.

Andrea’s distinguished career spans 13 years in the kitchens of acclaimed chefs in both line and leadership capacities. She spent 7 years with Wolfgang Puck as a saucier and Private Dining Chef executing small and large-scale events at renowned venues. She later joined Gordon Ramsay North America as R&D Chef leading recipe development, menu creation, and operational efficiencies. For 3 years, Andrea's leadership played a crucial role in staff training for successful restaurant openings and implementing private dining programs across North America.

Andrea's culinary expertise encompasses consulting, corporate catering, personal chef services, wedding catering, and social event catering. Her culinary journey is defined by dedication and passion for crafting memorable dining experiences.

When Andrea hangs up her professional Chef coat, she puts on her home apron to create new recipes and dishes with love with her husband/pitmaster Ken while they travel the world in search of new flavors.

Mentorship program

Chef Andrea leads by example, immersing students in real-world culinary events where they witness firsthand the intensity and excitement of private dining and catering. Through hands-on experience and mentorship, she fosters a culture of collaboration and excellence, nurturing the next generation of culinary talent to flourish in the dynamic and competitive industry.

Students not only learn the technical skills required for success in the kitchen but also gain a deep understanding of the artistry and creativity involved in crafting memorable culinary experiences.

Culinary Student - Mentee

I'm Aminata Traore, an international student at Dallas College. Two years ago, I left NYC for DFW to pursue Culinary Arts. Now, under the mentorship of industry powerhouse Chef Andrea, I'm gaining invaluable experience. Her guidance during events is shaping me into an aspiring Private Chef, equipped with skills to excel wherever I go. I couldn't have asked for a better mentor to shadow during events.

Her mentorship has equipped me with invaluable skills that I'm eager to put to use, crafting unforgettable meals for future clients.

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SW Private Dining is currently servicing:

Dallas-Fort Worth

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