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  • 31 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Birmingham, AL

Dave H.

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Hello Chef Shaun, I just wanted to send you my compliments and those of some of my leadership team who attended our retreat and were spoiled by your fantastic culinary skills. First my comments: We have been doing these leadership retreats for about 6 years now and each year I try and do something extra special for my team to make the experience memorable. Along with a 4000 sq. ft. house overlooking the Ocean in San Diego, last year we hired a “personal chef” and had a fairly good experience. Nothing to write home about but it was nice to have that touch. However this year you knocked the cover off the ball! What an amazing dining experience for everyone! From the Filets and asparagus with béarnaise sauce to the Ribs with several different styles of bar-b-que sauce (loved the Jalapeño kick) to the beer can chicken and Chile Lime Fritters (WOW!) and the Lemon Tarts were out of this world. My team was over the moon with the service and the food. Flying you out to Lake Tahoe to feed us was the best “upgrade decision” I made for this year’s retreat. Of course now you have set the bar so high, I’ll have to fly you out to our next annual event. Fabulous job! Here are a couple more feedback comments from some of my leadership team: From my executive Assistant Kara: I was really impressed with every single meal Shaun produced, every dish was a step beyond awesome and clearly something special (BEST ribs EVER). And he catered to our large group with such an easy and relaxed manner! So both his presence and his meals were an utter delight. From my programming Specialist Tiffany: " Oh where do I start? Chef Shaun's food was incredible. Every single meal prepared by him from appetizers to dessert was not only delicious but plated beautifully. He was as cool as a cucumber in the kitchen but engaging and willing to answer all of my food questions. 'How come my ribs never turn out like that?!' Can Shaun come to every company retreat? Seriously." -Tiffany Troutman, Program Specialist. And from Barbara Thomsen our Director of Client Services: What a delight to have our own personal chef for our ShowSeeker retreat! What I liked most about Chef Shaun was his calm demeanor while preparing fabulous meals! He was so quiet you wouldn’t have even known he was there, yet all of a sudden we would have these fully prepared courses delivered to the table. Standouts for me: the chimichurri sauce Wednesday night; the filet mignon, so tender with crisp asparagus and a heavenly béarnaise sauce and the chocolate lava cake; fall-off-the-bone ribs with a delicious spicy yet sweet sauce. I hope to have Chef Shaun back to prepare more meals for us! Barbara Thanks again Shaun for a truly “Top Shelf” experience. Warm Regards, Dave Hardy Founder and CEO

JILL S.

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I hired Chef Shaun Michael to be a personal chef for a small dinner party I was throwing for a friend to celebrate her birthday. He was extremely helpful in developing a menu to fit the occasion, but most of all, he cooked a delicious meal that everyone loved! He was very easy to work with and was a true professional throughout the evening. I would definitely hire him again if we should ever need a chef!

Michelle S.

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What a great experience Chef Shaun Michael brought to my home! The food was outstanding & presentation to perfection. My guest enjoyed conversing with Chef Shaun Michael as he prepared the many dishes. He made the dinner carefree & fun! Thank you Chef, we will be calling you again!

  • Birmingham, AL

Amanda S.

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I have had a unique experience in that I have worked with Underground Cooking Academy professionally when Chef Thyme Randall worked directly with our Instructors on a cooking demonstration, which was very successful. I have also been a guest at a few of Underground Cooking Academy's catering events and I can say that without fail the food has always been incredible and I have appreciated and celebrated Chef Thyme Randall's energy!

J. E.

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Perfect everytime. Ive eaten great food all over the world and UCA is by far the best food on the Planet!

Krao B.

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Vegan green power with the chef of the hour!

  • 8 years in business
  • Birmingham, AL

April G.

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If you are gluten free, then you know how hard it is to find a decent meal that won't make you sick. Let alone, one made with fresh, healthy ingredients. Eat Well covers all these bases. I almost cried when I had the gluten free "hot chicken" sandwich. I hadn't had fried chicken in years. So delicious! My new "go to" when I don't want to cook!

Colleen H.

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The people of Eat Well Market are amazing. The food is always local, always fresh, and always delicious. They offer opportunities for school age children to help in their garden in exchange for after-school snacks. It is truly a blessing to have them in the neighborhood and I will always be a loyal customer!

Chad P.

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They have been a great resource for the entrepreneurs of East Nashville in the food industry. Thank you!

  • 6 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Birmingham, AL

Charmaine B.

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Eryka is a wonderful chef who specializes in a cat array of cuisines. The hotel can cook anything! Not Just Catering is professional and detail oriented. I have eaten at many of their events, birth prepare and public. I have never been disappointed. The food is always served promptly, cooked properly, and tastes divine. Eryka and Not Just Catering is my top choice for any event.

Rebecca C.

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I had the opportunity to attend a party catered by NJC a while back. Eryka, the owner, had us each bring an ingredient and she put together creative versions of familiar dishes that were so tasty, fresh, and all around divine. I am eager to put in my first real order with NJC because I am confident of the skill, time, effort and care that will be put into my investment.

Brittney S.

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I enjoyed Not Just Catering Love the foods/services! I love how you can customize just about anything from events or personal services. Not Just Catering offer really great food & services!

  • 9 years in business
  • Childersburg, AL

Sarah H.

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We hired Johnathan as a personal chef about a month ago and have not been disappointed since! His food is consistently delicious. Home cooking with a flare is the best way I can describe it. He took every suggestion I gave him and ran wth it creating fun, diverse dishes that were cost and health conscious. I have very specific nutrition needs, and he was adaptable and flexible working with me and a nutritionist to make meals that were not only nutritious but tailored to my specific needs. Furthermore, he would go above and beyond to make sure I got the menu ahead of time, deliveries as scheduled, and ingredient lists when requested. He is an absolute joy to work with, and I would absolutely recommend him for anyone, weather you just need help getting food on the table once or twice a week, or everyday. Wonderful guy, wonderful chef.

James P.

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I have with Jonathon Multiple times over the past 10 years. I have never met anyone with a passion like he has for cooking. The passion shows in the food he cooks. We worked for multiple weeks on the set of the hunger games as food stylist and everyone loved the food. I have also worked with Jonathon at two country clubs where he was Executive Chef and Sous Chef. Needless to say this guy knows what he is doing. If your looking for great food and a hard worker look no further. I would hire Jonathon for any catering job or anything to do with food. He is at the top of his game and loves what he does.

Mort M.

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Jonathon was my chef at a country club for two years and always did a fine job. He is a good man he always did what he said he would do and he cooked some mighty good food. I recommend him for any type of function, he can cook like down home or fine dining which ever the occasion calls for, give him a try you will be very satisfied. Mort M.

  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Adamsville, AL

Tameka C.

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OMG....where do I start? The chef was so professional. He worked closely with me to prepare an evening filled with perfect pairings of food and wine. The steaks were amazing, cooked to order and seasoned perfectly. If you hire this vendor you will not be disappointed.

Sam B.

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DeAntaye came to my home and cooked an exquisite lunch that only the best of chef cooks can do. I highly recommend him for any catering and/or personal chef engagements.

Markeita M.

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No detail was overlooked in making my husband and I happy! His professionalism during service as well as the food was amazing! Highly recommend Elegantly Plated!

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Mc Calla, AL

Ryan C.

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Tywana does an excellent job teaching first time food preparers. She makes the class very interesting, exciting, and has a lot of energy. I am looking forward to my next cooking class!

Stacey Y.

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Awesome food, awesome service! Will see you soon!

  • Springville, AL

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I am willing to teach others to cook. I am also willing to make a weeks worth of meals for busy people who want good, healthy food and have no time to cook for themselves or are afraid that they'll burn their kitchens down.

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I do cooking/setup. I cook primarily soul food dishes, big breakfast, and brunch. I also do dinner parties. I set up and clean up.

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Anything you want, private parties, business dinners from one to 100 people and whatever your culinary needs are, I can provide a great service for you.

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I provide full-service catering and/or in-home cooking, from two to two thousand. I'm willing to perform services including live entertainment, fresh fruit cascade, imported and domestic cheese display, assorted bread table, and if needed, full bar, and/or imported cigar station. I need a job now. Also, I am truly qualified to manage and operate full-service kitchens. The people I feed are my guests, not customers. My hands alone have fed over half of a million plates. Get busy. Please call. --Chef Stew

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I'm Sandra. I would love to help you clean your house, office, shop, etc. I also can cook different kinds of food.

  • Trussville, AL

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I do cooking for all occasions, including weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, baby showers, retirement parties, and family reunions. My cooking is all homemade, using fresh items that are in season.

  • 18 years in business
  • Birmingham, AL

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I help people who don't know how to cook, and I can do special events for you. I make people feel energetic with the right approach.

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I am willing to make meals in my home to transport or to travel to your home to prepare delicious meals for whatever occasion you may need. I am a 2014 graduate of culinard at Virginia College with certification in pastry arts. I have worked in the culinary field for nine years now, and I pride myself in my ability to provide delicious meals and decadent desserts.

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We do any type of cooking you are looking for, from small to medium parties, cooking lessons, dinner prep, charcuterie instruction, cheese making and fish butchery; you get the idea.

  • Gardendale, AL

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I have over 15 years of experience working in professional kitchens in all facets. I can come to your home. You tell me what you would like to have prepared for yourself and your guests, and I will come up with something I'm sure you will like while you entertain in the next room.

  • 53 years in business
  • Gardendale, AL

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The foods I present are cooked from scratch, really southern meals! We "eat" with our eyes first, so presentation is important. Then, you have the choice of selections, all cooked to perfection with your specific event in mind.

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We bring Southern hospitality to life with our delicious catering. We have tasty sandwiches, casseroles, and lunch entrees. Our specialty is baked sweets, and many of which are gluten free or vegan.

  • 4 years in business
  • Leeds, AL

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I am a certified chef located in Leeds, AL. I cook from the soul. I can adapt to any cooking environment when needed. If you want good food prepared with love and from the heart and soul, then I'm what you need. I stand by every dish with my soul.

  • Bessemer, AL

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I'm a private chef who provides delicious and flavorful food with a soulful twist and with healthy and nutritional products.

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