Friend asked me this over Facebook. I told her cost of food + gas + time. I'd like some of you guys thoughts on it though because I have no experience in the matter of private dinners. She just replied with thisff the bat, lets say its less than 20 miles from my house, typical 4 course steak dinner costing about $100, how much would you charge for cooking and entertaining bout 2 or 3hours?possibly cooking lessonsAny ideas? All help is appreciated.