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Delicious meals for the whole family

Granny Cooks by Bern The Chef provides you with delicious home cooked meals delivered right to your door.

Small batch cooking, with attention to detail with premium ingredients.

Pick up also available from our commercial kitchen in Lane Cove.


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Our Story

Both my Granny & Nannie were very good cooks. When cooking & dining at home was the only choice. Large families working in the manufacturing industries. Roasted meats, lots of potatoes, filling soups & fluffy dumplings.    The kitchen ovens were daily work horses with so much variety, My Aunty Margaret still says her Mums rice pudding that cooked all day in the base of that oven was the B E S T !

I learnt my first lessons in those kitchens. Standing at the sink in a too big apron tied under my armpits, washing everything that came my way in steaming lemony bubbles.

A neighbour asked if I could help provide some meals by way of suggestion and also as her family had just welcomed another grandchild. With young parents working in the medical field, new parents, and the whole confusion of what Covid-19 squashed our mental health & survival instincts. This is my way of keeping my business alive with a whole lot of practicality, sensibility and comfort.

How does it work

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Select your meals/products

We have a simple system to order. I list the latest batch cooked meals ready to purchase. Check your meals for portion sizes & serving instructions.

Enter your details, choose your order, and click through for online contactless payment.

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We prepare your meals

I’ve been cooking for over 25 years. That’s a lot of peeling onions, rolling pastry & stirring soup. Based in Lane Cove, our commercial kitchen is custom built, council approved and open for visitors with an appointment. An appointment is best, as we are in and out daily with catering & client meetings for Bern the Chef.

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Choose to pick up or we can deliver.

Our kitchen in Lane Cove has undercover carparking in the Little Street Carpark. Free parking for 3 hours. Lift access to Lower Ground and follow your nose.  The delivery areas we service include Willoughby, Artarmon, Linley Point, Hunters Hill, East Ryde, Northbridge, Cammeray, Neutral Bay, Cremorne, & Mosman.


On Thursday we received our first lot of meals from Bern the Chef. I’d done 5 hours work of gardening and the first meal was delicious. Chicken , leek and gruyure with potato dumplings. We had veggies which were pumpkin, beetroot and beans and the combo was delicious. Baked apples in toffee, date and sesame seed sauce. OMG

   “Your Soup is the bomb!!”

“You have been a true spirit-lifter during our Covid-19 lockdown. Creative, thoughtful and generous with yout food and your delivery efforts, thank you to you and your busy helpers”

“Bernadette, Thank you for giving us the opportunity to support you and for proving us with comfort in the form of your delicious meals”

“What a great journey it has been. It has been fantastic to have all your lovely food and introduced the next generation to beef cheeks.”

   “Your deliveries have been the highlight of my week! The relief of having the weekend full of great food which I didn’t have to shop, prepare or wash up. My sanity during iso has been saved, Thank you!”