Guesthouses Guest Services

Add these services to make your Charlottesville vacation complete. We strive to make you feel at home while in Charlottesville and offer these add-ons to enhance your stay with Guesthouses.

Tom Whitehead is a classically trained chef who received a Grand Diplôme from Le Cordon Bleu in London. The Grande Diplôme is a combination of the Diplôme de Cuisine and Diplôme de Pâtisserie. Tom has extensive experience working as a private chef, catering chef, traveling chef, and instructor in a professional cooking school. He is also a native of Charlottesville, “born and bred”.

  Tom Whitehead offers a professional meal service, where a professional chef will prepare a gourmet breakfast, lunch, or dinner to be enjoyed in the comfort and privacy of your rental accommodation.   There is also the option of a professional cooking class in the comfort of your rental accommodation.    For more information on both of these service, email Tom at: Tom@vanketel.com Catering Services

Local Nanny Network provides premier on-site childcare for events in the Charlottesville area. You simply reserve the days and times that you need childcare and they will arrive at your guest house ready to entertain your children.  Their nannies are screened, CPR certified, have at least three years of childcare experience and are personally interviewed. You can find their nanny bios and pictures on the website. The nannies arrive in uniform fully stocked with games, books, and crafts to keep the children happy and engaged while parents can enjoy their time away without worry.

Local Nanny Network