Meet the Chefs

Chef Perry001Perry P. Perkins is a third generation professional chef, instructor, and cookbook author. He focuses his love of cooking on barbeque, traditional southern fare, and fresh Northwest cuisine.

Perry is the executive chef at SimplySmartDinnerPlans and he is directly responsible for the Haute & Healthy (diabetic friendly) Meal Plan.


563456_552662794757765_1185828170_nTerry D. Ramsey is our resident baker. An accomplished chef, Terry’s first love (and special gift) is baking the breads and sweets. Terry personally oversees the Classic Meal Plan, and designs each weeks grocery shopping list.

1002351_4590762822183_627742700_n“Pitmaster” and Private Chef Chris Renner was raised hunting and fishing in the woods and waters of the Pacific Northwest. When is comes to grilling, smoking, and roasting meats of all kinds, Chris has a natural skill and talent that makes him an invaluable member of the SimplySmartDinnerPlans team. Chris is responsible for the Lighter-Side Meal Plan.

Want to know more about who we are, what we do, and why we do it?

Check out what the Oregonian and Portland Tribune Newspapers have had to say:

A personal touch in meal planning
The Oregonian Newspaper

Time to share a meal at the dinner table
The Portland Tribune

Chefs Chris, Perry, & Terry with hautemealz subscriber Amy J. Roloff of the hit reality show "Little People, Big World."

Chefs Chris, Perry, & Terry with SimplySmartDinnerPlans subscriber Amy J. Roloff of the hit reality show “Little People, Big World.”

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