Meal Preparation Guide for the Chestnut Street House

You can be creative or keep it simple, prepare the meal before you come or cook entirely in our kitchen. It is up to you. The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House provides the following to Guest Chef Groups:

Dishes, Cookware, & Appliances

  • Hand mixers
  • 2 griddles
  • 3 crock pots
  • Electric blenders
  • 6 ovens & stoves
  • 4 microwave ovens
  • 2 propane grills
  • 4 warming trays
  • Dishwashers
  • Pot holders & dish towels
  • Cookie sheets
  • Dishes, silverware, glasses, napkins, & straws
  • Serving bowls & platters
  • Pitchers
  • Cutting Boards
  • Measuring spoons & cups
  • Pots & frying pans
  • Colanders
  • Knives & cooking utensils

Beverages and Condiments

  • Coffee, tea, and associated condiments
  • Milk and juice
  • Coke products that families purchase for
  • 25 cents/can
  • Ice

For Leftovers & Clean-Up

  • Tupperware containers
  • Aluminum foil
  • Saran wrap
  • Cleaning supplies

We DO NOT Provide:

  • Ingredients for meals
  • Disposable aluminum pans (13” x 9” recommended size)

Need some inspiration on what to make? Visit our meal ideas page.