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Chef Lawson was very professional and easy to work with! Dinner was delicious and my dinner party was beautiful!!
I simply hire him for the job. It has not been scheduled yet and so I cannot comment on the quality of his work. Working with him was effortless and pleasant.
Sandra and her staff were professional, courteous and attentive. She set up a gourmet style dinner for 50 guests for my daughter's birthday party. I was impressed with the quality and presentation of her food and so were all my guests. What I really liked about Sandra was her integrity to not only make sure every detail was perfect but also keeping me updated every step of the way and going out of her way to provide more than she promised. For example, she secured a pastry chef for my daughter's birthday cupcakes as an added service. She also brought extra staff to insure there were servers available to refill drinks and help serve guests (which was above and beyond my expectations). I didn't have to do a thing. She came in, set up, tore down, cleaned up and even packaged leftovers for us to keep. Sandra also made alternative dishes for my guests who requested it without hesitation. I would recommend her for any event big or small as she clearly is well connected in the area. By far the best private chef in the valley. Jan and Matthew Kingsley (TV Host and CEO of an Entertainment Company)
John and his team were very professional and communicative. We hosted a cocktail party for ~75 people, and he was flexible as our RSVP list grew, and accommodated us every step of the way. The food and drinks were delicious and beautifully presented. I would definitely work with John again.
Sublime Chef is a creative cook. Really has integrity and is everything stated and more. Most appreciated this experience.
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!
There is nothing not to like. She is great! Very prepared, organized and easy to be around. I wish she could move in 😉
Andrew made amazing food both times I had him!! Super professional...on time, very polite, and even willing to teach! Definitely will have him again.
I was a student apprentice with Rachel in 2008. Rachel was the most inspiring and knowledgable nutrition coach I had ever met. I was so excited to meet her and I immediately wanted to follow in her footsteps. I started out in her classes learning recipes and kitchen skills. She taught us knife safety, how to use a vitamix, food safety and proper preparation and storage of meats. She also took us shopping and educated us on her selections. I then became an apprentice to her personal chef training program. I went on to have my own small personal chef service called Urban Vitality. I still hear Rachel in my head telling me not to graze while in the kitchen cooking. I hear her telling me to stand facing the cutting board centered and grounded. All of her food preparation tips I still use today, even as I cook for my family. I could go on and on about how Rachel inspired me. She is an excellent healthy chef and very educational teacher. I highly recommend her services.
I have attended several of Stephanie's classes. They were NEVER boring, she has such an upbeat attitude and makes it fun to learn. The biggest problem is at the end of the classes I want to steal her and take her home to be my personal chef!! :) I would highly recommend any of her classes, she is truly an inspiration and an artist in her craft! Look forward to booking more classes when I am in the Phoenix area!!
If you are looking for a passionate, competent, and dedicated company with high standards and true attention to detail, Miller Marcus Catering is your catering choice. We specialize in custom menus, including organic, local and seasonal cuisine. We pride ourselves on great service and delicious culinary delights. MMC offers full-service catering, personal and private chef service, nutrition and culinary education as well as meal preparation and delivery. Our corporate clients include the following: * Victoria's Secret Corporate office * Re-Bath and Am Bath Corporate office * Home Team Pest Defense Corporate office * Green Living Magazine * Service Masters Cleaning Solutions * Oasis Behavioral Hospital We use the following: * Freshest ingredients * Organic whole foods * Nutritionally balanced meals * Green cooking practices * Local and sustainable
Our Experience with What's Fresh was absolutely wonderful in every way! The food was fantastic. They took care of all of our peculiar dietary needs and restrictions and catered to us in the time crunch of a lunch hour that we had open. Great People, Great food, Great company. ~Mishabae Mahoiney NTP
Amber has been cooking for me on a regular basis for several weeks, and I couldn't be happier with the service. The food is delicious, Amber is highly professional and she has a great personality. I have multiple dietary restrictions and Amber has happily and creatively worked within the constraints given. I highly recommend Nutrition Intuition!
Kent helped me get married and stay married. I'll never forgive him. :) We met Kent the old fashioned way. We won him at a Silent Auction years ago. He discussed the menu with us, asking for likes and dislikes. He was a true professional, plus he cooks good too. He cooked so well in fact that we bid on and won his services a second time. In the meantime, we became friends as well. He always had the time to talk food and music, two of the four passions in his life besides his wife and his motorcycle. His wife is number 1 still, I'm pretty sure.. I also invited Kent to join my Getworking Group, a networking group on steroids. He demonstrated time and time again that his customer service was equal to his fine cooking. Good food, a bit of the blarney, fantastic attention to detail and customer service set Kent apart from most of his peers. There are personal chefs...and then there is Kent.
We offer weekly menu with packaged meal delivery, delivering fresh food from our kitchen to yours, each week on the delivery date of your choice. We also offer catering service for small private parties and events. Let us make a memorable meal at your party! We offer chef demo/cooking lesson. We will come and show you how to cook. All foods are made from scratch to meet your preferences and dietary needs.
I've used Chelsea as a personal chef for nearly a month now. I'm eating the best tasting, healthiest food of my life and loving every bite. From our initial meeting Chelsea took extensive notes on my food likes and dislikes as well as noting my food allergies. She consistently surprises me with original meal ideas I never would have thought of (as well as making anything I request when I have a craving). Chelsea is very open to feedback and quick to adapt to changes I ask for. I find myself looking forward to every meal that she prepares for me, and I can't recommend her enough.
An amazing professional woman. And an amazing chef best latin food and gluten free food
Do you remember your first trip to Italy and what you loved the most? Let me bring those same emotions to your home while sharing with you traditional and authentic recipes from all the Italian regions. Buongiorno! My name is Caren Peyton, and I am passionate about Italian cuisine after living and working for 30 years in Italy. I had the wonderful opportunity to learn Italian cooking secrets taught to me in the homes of Italian mothers and grandmothers, from most of the major cities and locals living in the countryside villages and mountains; secrets that have been in the family for centuries. And now, I want to share this with you in your home. I was the owner and operator of a gourmet restaurant, Non Solo Crudo, in Piemonte, Italy, from 2004 until 2009. I teach in your home with up to 12 friends, 3 authentic dishes while assisting me hands on in the kitchen. You will be tasting 3 different wines and learning about the grape and the region it originates. My price is $65 per person that includes the cooking course, gadgets, 3 course and 3 wine varietals from Italy. I also perform as a Private Chef in your home for special events like; dinner parties, anniversaries, birthdays, business lunches, bridal luncheons and wine tasting parties. I will come to your home for a free consultation to determine your needs, preferences and constraints. I will review my menu offerings and have you select the 4 course menu, wine varietal and the date of the occasion. I will do the grocery shopping and buy products from highly selected produce and meat stores and prepare the meal in your home. I am not a caterer with full on dish supply's and glasses. The cooking accessories are necessary to be provided by the host of the event. I will assist in preparing the table, serve the meal and clean up. This way the host may enjoy the event without worries... Pricing is determined by the number of people and the menu selection. I prefer to cook for 6 to 12 persons. I will need assistance if the number of persons are over 12. Exceptions can always be considered up to 25 persons. My idea of fine dinning is cooking boutique style. The presentation, selection, quality of the food is what I am all about. Enjoy with me the true flavors of Italian cuisine. As an extra bonus, I can capture the moment on my HD video camera while dinning with your guests. I will edit and produce a special 10 minute video with a private link for you and your guests to remember by. A wonderful touch to add for a memorable occassion...
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.
We have just moved to the area and Juls was just wonderful arranging our Anniversary menu! Her professionalism is outstanding and on top of that she's very personable and friendly. We felt very pampered and the food was unbelievable! Happy Anniversary to us because of YOU! We wish you the best in your career! Dan & Maryann Heldt
I am an in-home/onsite personal trainer and private healthy cook serving the Arcadia, Biltmore and Paradise Valley areas of Phoenix, Arizona. I specialize in functional fitness -- a method of using primarily your own body weight to bring your heart rate high so that you build muscle, lose fat, and develop better balance, flexibility and core strength.
Chef Ricks cuisine has been exceptional! He has catered for our parties and has prepared meals for my husbands special diet. We were always extremely pleased with the quality and taste of the food. We give him the highest recommendation!
Mature, reliable, professionally-trained chef. I have 8 years of experience and many references, past and present. My customers love my service. Are you too busy or do you just hate cooking? That is not a problem because I love to cook. Before I became a chef I put dinner on the table for my family 5 nights a week and I headed the hospitality committee at my children's school for 10 years. I have thrown more parties than Martha Stewart. "Martha" is what my friends teasingly call me. I have a degree in Cordon Blue Culinary Arts from Scottsdale Culinary Institute. I graduated at the top of my class, 3.94 GPA. I will plan, shop, cook, serve or pack your meals in containers, clean up and keep your kitchen organized. I cook everything from down home to uptown. Meatloaf and fluffy mashed potatoes with really good gravy, Thai shrimp curry with Jasmine rice, shrimp and scallop pasta with a saffron cream sauce, Portabella mushrooms stuffed with brown rice and veggies, red or white lasagna with beef, chicken, seafood, or grilled veggies, Pulled pork and BBQ baby back ribs (I am good at the grill), Brined pork chops with a blackberry gastric and mango salsa, crab cakes on freshly dressed greens, enchiladas any way you like them. My customers love my "do it all with a smile attitude", my creativity, and my reliability. My customers tell me they actually save money in the long run because they are not eating out all the time and there aren't those groceries sitting in the refrigerator growing fuzz because they never got used or freezer burnt steaks because you never got around to grilling them. You pay for your groceries and $35.00 per hour to me, I can usually get 3 complete (entree starch and veggie) dinners done in about 3 - 4 hours. There is a two-hour minimum depending on travel time. I am located in the northwest valley and travel mainly along the 101 into Scottsdale, and along the 51 into Phoenix and Paradise Valley. So if you dream of healthy fresh food being served to you and your family you should really give me a call so we can get together and talk about the benefits of personal chef service.
Earth's Kitchen offers in-home food services in the Scottsdale and Phoenix areas. We will come to your home and take care of all your food needs, including shopping, cooking, and cleaning. We will use fresh, local, and organic ingredients to make your mouth water. Take the thought out of your day-to-day food routine, and let Earth's Kitchen do the work. Our personal chef services include: * Customer profile form * Custom meal plans * Shopping for groceries * Meal preparation in your home with our equipment * Packing, labeling, and storing your meals * Clean up kitchen Our dinner parties include: * Customer profile form * Custom meal * Shopping * Preparing meal in your home with our equipment * Serving meal * Clean up kitchen
We set up food vendors at special events, festivals, fairs, art shows, etc. We help plan the menu and sell foods to vendors (Greek, BBQ, Asian, etc.).
Up In Smoke!!! is a full-service catering company and personal chef service, whose sole passion is to provide a 4-diamond experience without the 4-diamond price. We cater our mouth watering entrees using techniques of cooking with wood, live fire and smoke to create new alternative to cuisine in the Phoenix Metropolitan- Area.
I have 35 years, mostly in the cooking industry. I've worked in Disney World, Westward look Resort, The Phoenician Resort SantÃ© Rehabilitation Center N. Scottsdale and The Ritz, just to name a few. But I have had many years as a personal assistant. I have catered to the rich and famous, but I would like to go back into personal assisting and cooking privately. I have a very outgoing personality and I am patient. I speak fluent Spanish. I have computer experience.
I am able to prepare your comfort foods your way and at a full enjoyment for you and your guestwith memories of when you were introduced to the foods you requested. I specialize in what you want.
Do you not have time to cook? Call me up. I will take charge of everything and you can take charge of your friends. I offer a classy Francaise (French) cooking service and I only use fresh products. It will be your choice. I can do dinners for two, between friends, birthdays, anniversaries and parties. Call for my free estimate. Thank you.
Dish Duet is about bringing the passion for food to the client on a more personal and fun level. A true foodie knows exactly how much fun food can and should be. Dish Duet brings you a dynamic and talented team that Includes Alexander Phillip Jones, a graduate of the New England Culinary Institute with over 20 years culinary experience. Also heading up our team is Jimmy Polinori, long-time Phoenix Restaurateur and founder of The Culinary Composer whose cookbook "Kitchen Warrior" hits shelves November of 2013. We also bring you Jamie Burk, our highly talented and creative Cake Artist bringing you custom cake designs for your very special day! Qualifications: * Degree in culinary arts; 1999 New England Culinary Institute * 40+ years combined restaurant cooking experience * Experience in high volume catering * Efficient in all cooking techniques: grilling, broiling, roasting, braising, deep frying, sautÃ©ing, steaming, baking, and poaching Services: * Full Service Catering * Custom Designed Cakes * Personal Chef Services * Private Cooking Lessons * Wedding & Event Planning (private and corporate events) Occasions: * Nightly dinner * Weekly meals * Backyard barbeque * Graduation party * Sit down dinner party paired with wines * Themed party * Birthday * Anniversary party or a gift of a personal chef * Bridal/baby showers Your safety is ensured. Dish Duet always maintains a Maricopa County Food Handlers Permit, Manager Certification and ServSafe Certification For a FREE Event Consultation and Estimate, contact our offices.
Celebrated Cuisine provides high-end culinary services for corporations, private parties and higher education. Chef Laura and her back of house staff are all classically trained, preparing each menu item from scratch to ensure optimal flavor and texture of each dish. In addition to superlative cuisine, Celebrated Cuisine provides unparalleled hospitality to each client, with the intention of anticipating needs and exceeding expectations. The unofficial motto for Celebrated Cuisine is to strive for perfection, settle only for excellence. Find chef Laura nearly weekly as a contributor to Sonoran Living, the Valley Dish and other shows, sharing technique and recipes. Chef Laura also provides culinary instruction, 1:1, small group and large group demonstrations in addition to corporate team building. All students go home with new skills, great recipes and a wonderful experience.
Services offered: - Private chef service - Home-delivered meals - Catering -- private dinners, parties, business lunches, etc. - Private cooking classes
Grey Tie Events offers an exciting new trend to the culinary world that will add a delicious pizzazz to any birthday bash, bachelorette party, or girls' night. Our talented team of engaging male chefs will please your palate with their tantalizing dishes while they bring chivalry, humor and a little playful banter to your next gathering. You choose the chef and menu from our extensive portfolio that best suits the occasion, and we bring the party to you! He even does the dishes cheerfully!
I offer rustic, all-international, healthy, spa, modern, and gluten and dairy-free foods, comfort foods, etc. I am also well rounded in menu planning, pairing of wines and beers, grocery shopping, as well as desserts and artistic plating and design. I have the experience and education in hiring kitchen and bar staff, serving, floral and table design and decor. I am well traveled and have the desire to work for someone who can help me broaden my culinary horizon.
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