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  • 10 years in business
  • 443 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours

Michael F.

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Jon and team were absolutely amazing! We chose Carefree Catering to cater our wedding and I'm so glad we did! We worked mostly with Alicia Valente, their Director of Operations, and she was outstanding! From the moment we met with Alicia to do our first tasting, we knew we wanted to go with Carefree Catering. Alicia and team were extremely responsive, professional, and made our wedding day 100% stress free. I even contacted Alicia the day before the wedding and asked her to pick up a box from our hotel and deliver it to the reception venue and she happily agreed to do it for me. She went above and beyond to make our wedding day one of the happiest and most amazing days of our lives. We chose to do a buffet style meal with some items tabled for people to get themselves as well as having staff members walk around with other items. Every person complimented us on our food told us how delicious everything was and how there was more than enough to go around. And my friends would have told me if they thought it was bad because that's just how we roll, we keep it real lol. Also, after we chose them for our wedding, we decided to have a small get together for our families who hadn't met yet after we got engaged. To make that day less stressful, we called Jon to see what he could do for us in terms of catering it. He put together a brunch menu within our budget, which was way more food than we needed so it made us look pretty impressive to our families. No matter what kind of event you are planning, I would highly recommend Carefree Catering!

Estrellita M.

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Jon was very professional and took the time to sit down and talk with us to help us figure out how to plan out the meals for our wedding. We didn’t necessarily have dinner foods picked out for the big day but we knew we needed to stay in our budget and he was quick to help us find the right dishes and stay within our budget! They were able to provide all the documentation the venue needed and follow all necessary guidelines for food safety so we were assured the food would not only be delicious but also handled safely and professionally. Everyone at the wedding stopped us to tell us how much they loved the food and it was one of the highlights of the night. Jon also worked diligently with us to include a wedding cake with desserts as well and saved us a ton of money! He has a large selection of rentals that are reasonably priced, much cheaper than other vendors! Overall impressed with the service we received. Only thing we would have like a little bit more of was a faster response/reply. Everyone was still very professional, all was delivered, ready, and set up on time. I would use their services again and definitely recommend them to friends and family.

Christopher S.

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Jon is an outstanding executive chef.On time and prepared. the food was delicious. I thought the table service was a little spotty because the water glasses were not filled prior to seating and the steak knives should have been pre-set on the table ahead of the main entree. the lobster rissotto was just great.The wine pairings worked well with the meal.

  • 7 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 15 hours

Enri H.

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Fast, professional and Dorrenda can cook!!! She made 4 bulk meals for me all of which I'd made myself half a dozen times but I can say without a doubt she surpassed mine. She has TCT... Taste, she understands how to use herbs and spices to add flavor instead of salt and butter. Clean, the old adage clean as you go...she was the personification of it!! Time (did I mention this lady is fast!) I will not embarrass myself with how long it would have taken me to do the same but she did it in a fraction of the time! I've had cooks in the past come and cook for me and they were friendly but not very skilled or skilled but the personality of sandpaper. Dorrenda has both and more, I will hire her again and have actually... already set our next appointment!

Kerry N.

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We had requested food and dessert service for 20 people. We had more people than we expected. They made sure everything went perfect even with the extra people. We will definitely use her again

John A.

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Awesome experience. Great food. Great service.

TOP PRO
  • 9 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 52 min

Rick M.

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Chef Steve was hired to be our dedicated chef for our company strategy retreat in Scottsdale, Az. Our team of 9 were seconded to a venue in Scottsdale and chef Steve provided breakfast, lunch and dinner for 5 full days. All meals were fresh, healthy and tasty. Portion sizes were perfect and the variety was magnificent. Chef Steve prepared the menus, purchased the necessary ingredients and prepared the meals both on-site and offsite. The kitchen was always left in immaculate condition and the meals were always served right on time. Meal times were the highlight of the meetings.

Kathy W.

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Steve and Carol Ann catered our Thanksgiving Day meal for 15 guests. It was amazing! Real home cooking, easy to heat & serve and true professionalism. My 82 year old Dad was pessimistic about catered food on Thanksgiving and he was blown away with the taste and quality. My picky eater son said it was the best turkey he ever had. Unique Luxury Catering gave us a 5 Star restaurant quality home cooked turkey dinner. Thank you Carol Ann & Steve!

  • 26 years in business
  • 109 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 8 min

Ruby C.

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I have started a consulting business. I have a small office that I needed to have initially cleaned and then a routine cleaning set up. I contacted Barry of Bravo Cleaning Services. The work done is better than what I see in the majority of businesses I now visit. I notice the little areas that Barry cleaned that other cleaning companies don't in the business...under the coffee stand for 'dust bunnies' is just one area. I highly recommend Barry and Bravo Cleaning Services for all your commercial cleaning needs.

Doreen I.

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As a Realtor it is important to work with companies who do a great service. Bravo Cleaning Services is a company who cares and does just that. They clean many of my Listings before going on the Market and I trust no one else to get the home cleaned right. The Sellers are very impressed and excited to get that important first impression necessary to wow the buyers and a very clean home does that job. Thank you Bravo Cleaning Services for always going beyond what is expected.

Katelyn R.

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Bravo Cleaning Services did a great job cleaning my home. Barry was quick to get me scheduled and did an awesome job on my house and specific areas that needed a little extra attention. I would definitely recommend Bravo Cleaning Services to anyone looking for an affordable and efficient house cleaning.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 22 min

Sharon C.

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We used Robin for my parent's 60th wedding Anniversary and she helped us tremendously. She brought everything necessary to make this day special. The various appetizers and meal of prime rib, garlic mashed potatoes, veggies, fruit trays and a beautiful cake for dessert were so good and she even brought fresh flowers for each of the tables. Robin also provided us with 2 pasta dishes for dinner for the group of people that were around for the next day and they were delicious. The linguini with Italian sausage and the penne with a parmesan and chicken sauce were so good I can't stop thinking about them. We would hire Robin again and highly recommend her.

Richard A.

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First of all let me say that Robin really means "Catering Your Way" This was a home wedding reception for 10 and in our pre-visit she listened very carefully to all of our desires, requirements and concerns and addressed each of them perfectly. She handled the set up, meal prep, serving and cleanup without any disruption to our ceremony or guests. The quality of the service and food was 5 star for sure from appetizer hors d'oeuvres to main course filet mignion to dessert and table settings. Her personal appearance and plating presentation was extremely professional and fit the bill for our elegant setting. I highly recommend Catering Your Way!!

Dale R.

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had margaritas and snacks while waiting for meal, full meal was chicken enchiladas and beef tacos. the weather was extreme for this time of year and contributed to some of our struggles (Margarita machine could not keep up) Also the estimate for food was under the need. Chocolate fountain was highly successful.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 min

Carol W.

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We couldn't have been happier with the service and food provided by Chef Alice and Hob Nob Catering. A 25th Anniversary party at our home and dinner for 40 - delicious trays of pre-dinner appetizers - and festive displays on all the tables. Our guests loved the food, and everything was on schedule, working in sync with the flow of the party and keeping everyone stocked with food and drinks. The Hob Nob team provided so much of the cleanup that we had very little left over to do the next day. We will DEFINITELY call Chef Alice for anything we do in the future!

Shayna B.

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The meal prepared by chef Alice was more than we could have asked for! She was fun and the entire process something to be looked forward to again and again!!!

Melanie M.

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Alice was great. She was professional and accommodations ! Our meal was delicious !

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  • 6 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Brittany B.

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My husband and I have been clients of Sasha for nearly two years now. Sasha goes above and beyond for us. She follows our food sensitivity tests accordingly while she cooks healthy, fresh, and exciting meals for us at the same time. Sometimes eating healthy can get boring and seem very repetitive but not with Sasha's cooking! She is always making new dishes for us to try that we would never guess to be as healthy as they really are since they have so much flavor. Whether it's for health reasons or just the convenience of having someone to prepare fresh meals for you, we would highly recommend Sasha. She has a key to our house and we trust her with absolutely everything while we are not there. We love having her in our home and consider her more of a friend now than anything.

Paige L.

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My son and his wife recently had a premature baby. They also have an active toddler. Life is a little chaotic right now! Since I live in another state and can't be there to help out everyday I decided to hire someone to deliver meals. Brilliant! Through Thumbtack I found Sasga Reyes if Body and Soul Food. She responded immediately to my request. After chatting on the phone I decided she was a perfect fit! My family enjoyed their first meal this week-delicious! It was delivered on time and was an ample amount. Success! I've hired Sasha to provide meals every Monday for them until life settles down. Am so grateful to Sasha and Thumbtack

Marla H.

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I have several health challenges and Chef Sasha has prepared several meals for me to try out, to see how I like them, over a period of time. I must admit I truly enjoyed most of them. Sasha has a heart of gold and she strives to give you the very best food and great flavors so you want to keep coming back for more. I especially love her chicken salad!

  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Gilbert, AZ

Tamara L.

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Normally, I wouldn't give 5 stars so easily, but Chef Tess is impressive not only as a chef, but in character as well. I took a rather large group of kids and a couple of adults to one of her cooking classes and was AMAZED at her ability to engage and control the group. Several of the children have ADHD, and yet with Stephanie's warmth, laughter and sincerity, that group was all hers. She was professional, canny, and witty, and we were laughing with her almost the entire time. The quality of the instruction as well as the food went above and beyond my expectations. As a lover and connoisseur of healthy and REAL food, Chef Tess is definitely gifted and ready to teach and impress.

Jane L.

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I took Stephanie's class, Meals In A Jar, and a baking bread class a couple of years ago. I learned a lot. She's funny and bubbling over with joy. She's professional, yet humble. She always seems to say the right thing no matter what situation may arise. Who doesn't love some one that makes them laugh and feel good? She goes beyond her responsibility and is a very giving person.

Laurie H.

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Stephanie has demonstrated how to make a variety of different foods. I have gleaned so much information and have been able to apply it in my home. She is always enthusiastic and willing to help those who want to learn more about various aspects of food preparation and does it in about 1 hour.

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  • 15 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 17 min

Thumbtack Customer

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Christina was Great! We were a family of 13 visiting Phoenix for Thanksgiving and she gave us the red carpet. Collectively we decided on a menu for 2 days and she delivered without a hitch. We arrived on Wednesday afternoon and she was waiting for us at our rental home putting the finishing touches on our meal and it was GOOOOOD! For Thanksgiving Day she arrived at 11am to complete the meal for a noon meal time and we had a GREAT day of food, fun and family without worrying about cooking. I highly recommend Christina for any event or family function to ensure good food and an experience! Lastly, she provided a diverse portfolio of menu options, on Wednesday we had a Fajita bar, chicken wings with all the fixings/sauces made from scratch and Thanksgiving day we had your traditional Turkey and Dressing, ham with Mac-n-cheese, greens, salad and banana pudding and it was all great! Thanks Christina!

Dave M.

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Christine was very responsive to my inquiry into her services for meal deliveries for my parents. She prepared and delivered 6 meals a week chosen from a wide variety of options. The quality and quantity of the food she prepared was amazing. Christine is a true professional who cares about he clients and the meals she prepares.

  • 3 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Scottsdale, AZ

Payton B.

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Jennifer was everything I hoped for and more than I expected!! I hired her to conduct a family cooking class for Mother's Day. She was able to accommodate my last-minute request and tailored the meal to our preferences. She is professional, patient (I have teenage brothers), and a very talented chef. She shared a lot of fun tips & tricks of the trade and because she brought all of the ingredients & tools we were able to pull off the perfect surprise! An awesome group activity where everybody participates--Hire her if you get the chance!!

Gaye K.

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Actually VERY GOOD. We had 50 guests for a Caribbean themed engagement party. Jennifer came up with a super buffet dinner- with some dietary requests handled well. Everyone enjoyed the food and there was plenty. If we were to do it again we would tell Jennifer to spice the side dishes up a bit more and hire her or someone else to help us replenish the trays of food and wash up so that we could mingle with guests. Many thanks to Jennifer for a job well done!

Courtney D.

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My husband and I had the most amazing night thx to Chef Jennifer. The food, presentation and service was superb! It was a perfect way to ring in our anniversary.

  • 19 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 hours

Mary C.

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Chef Lisa came to our home to prepare a special after Christmas dinner for 7 of us. Lisa and I had a consultation beforehand, she was so flexible and creative with a vegatarian AND a meat eaters menu. Her communication between the consultation and the actual dinner was excellent!. The multi course meal that Lisa prepared flawlessly, could not have been better,wow! Better than any dinner in a high end restaurant!! Plus, she is delightful and she left the kitchen spotless! Thank you, Lisa, can't wait for another special event to have you over again.

Shari B.

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Chef Lisa prepared for us special occasion dinners which were phenomenal!. We also had her do multi-meal service for us many times. We thoroughly enjoyed having Lisa in our home and the food she prepared was always delicious. I was so sad the day I received the news that she would be relocating to Arizona. We miss Chef Lisa! She is a true professional!

Robin K.

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Lisa cooked for my husband and me for nine years while we were both working very long hours. It was so convenient to come home and have a delicious home-cooked meal waiting for us to heat up. She also introduced us to many foods we would never have discovered on our own and tailored our menu to our specific diets as well as our likes and dislikes.

  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours
  • Glendale, AZ

Meghan A.

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Creative. Passionate. Ambitious. Stacey pours her heart and soul into her food! From large catered events to small family meals, Stacey understands what her clients want as well as put her own personal spin on it. She is quick to help the novice at home chef as well as collaborate with seasoned peers to create delicious dishes.

Jason S.

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We had a company party and Stacey Klaff provided Great food and great service with a smile on her face the whole time. I highly recommend Stacy.

  • 3 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 45 min

Kristina V.

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Hello! I would like to say a big “Thank you so much!” to The Honest Food Project for feeding my crew with your delicious food! They were all in a food coma and we are so happy to have had such a great meal. I am was happy to see that the crew went in for seconds. Shockingly enough, we did have left overs. They are excited to have some turkey for lunch tomorrow. Thank you again for the spectacular service! I would definitely recommend you. Attached are the photos of our left overs. We had so much food the guys were full! So yummy.

Daniel A.

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My customers always rave about the food quality. These guys are always on time. The food is easy to order. Price is very reasonable especially when compared to the large restaurant chains. The Honest Food Project is my number one choice when I provide customer lunches. It's also nice that when I call I talk with the guy making the food (who is a professionally trained chef) and that I'm supporting a local business and his family.

  • 5 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 17 min

Kristina T.

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A romantic Italian meal for a 94-year-old birthday boy and his wife. Fresh salad, chicken Parmesan, pasta, and veggies were delicious and plentiful! A homemade birthday cake for dessert ... and all professionally prepared and presented. This was a peak experience not only for my in-laws but for us who were looking to give them a beautiful evening. Tricia is a true professional who clearly is passionate about her mission. We are soooo lucky to have found her!

Steve P.

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Tricia is just terrific. The food is out of bounds "GREAT". One of the best Mexican meals we've every had. Incredible value. Make sure you bring a huge appetite. She is at the top of our list.

Madison W.

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Still setting things up but so far everything has been great

  • 11 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 min

Jazz M.

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My first experience with a chef for my husband and myself anniversary and it was great! The food was moist,juicy and seasoned well. Those are picky issues I have with trying others food and she delivered. She also did a nice consultation to make sure we were getting a meal that we would enjoy! Can't wait until the next session chef Jacquelyn!

Robert D.

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I hired her to cater a birthday party. The food was so delicious that I ended up hiring her for my personal chef. I've been happily eating her dishes for over a year now. She is amazing

Melanie M.

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Jacquelynn makes the most amazing and well presented meals. You can tell she has a passion for food, which shows in her meals. She is amazing!

  • Response time: 4 hours
  • Phoenix, AZ

Kelly B.

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We really enjoyed having Emma cook two meals for us during a long weekend stay. She prepared a menu for our approval and met our accommodations (one vegetarian out of 11 people). The food was delicious and everyone enjoyed a home cooked meal without having to do many dishes! The food was not over seasoned and cooked perfectly. We will definitely be hiring Emma in the future!

Rita S.

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Emma's desserts are not only delicious but pretty and creative. Always with a theme, decorative and tasty. A family favorite!

  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Scottsdale, AZ

Cynthia F.

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Working with Stacy is one of the best things I have ever done for myself. After years of raising my family and always putting others first, I contacted Stacy to help me eat a more healthy diet. Not only are all her meals nutritious they're delicious and satisfying. Stacy loves feedback and really incorporates that into your menus. She has introduced me to some food items that I never tried before and now love. I think her pricing is very reasonable and I find that it's kind of a wash since I no longer spend as much at the grocery store. Stacy is a great, knowledgeable chef who genuinely enjoys her work and truly cares about the well-being of her clients. I recommend Stacy without hesitation!

Sheila F.

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Stacy is amazing She brings a wonderful skill to a problem area. she is not only affordable but a cut above all other personal chef's that contacted me. Life with Stacy is a glorious change.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Mesa, AZ

Jennifer D.

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Chef Monica is amazing!!! She is capable, well prepared and talented. Our experience was amazing and Chef Monica was superb. Don't hesitate to have her cook for your next affair!

  • Tempe, AZ

Angela R.

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Jasmine prepared a Vegan menu, no Meat I was very skeptical at first since Iam a meat eater, but the variety the herbs and seasonings she used made me forget I was not eating meat. from the home made pasta made from vegetables, to the main course it was all delicious My family was very impressed, and its something that I could do. she was on time and her presentation was flawless. I loved the fact that she used all fresh healthy ingredients. I would recommend her to anyone wanting to get healthy. and her prices were very reasonable.

  • Phoenix, AZ

Clare Alden A.

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Chris Ramey has alwasy given us any special request or special desires exceptional attention. We were very happy with the seasonings he used made our meals real special. Meals always looked beautiful and tasted above aversge. We preferred his food to the whole food store prepared stuff. We cryied when Chris left--it was the best food we ever ate.

Milli's Marvelous Meals

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  • Scottsdale, AZ

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