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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does a personal chef cost?

Hiring a personal chef usually costs anywhere from $40-$100 or more per person. Request free cost estimates from personal chefs in your area so you’ll know exactly how much it will cost to hire one for your needs. For an accurate quote, be sure to let the chefs know the number of people they’ll need to feed, what you’d like on the menu and other relevant details. 

To learn more about the factors that impact the cost to hire a personal or private home chef, read our cost guide.

How do you find a personal chef?

You can find local personal chefs by searching on Thumbtack. Once you enter in your details (how many guests the chef needs to feed, the date, your zip code, etc.), you’ll see a list of chefs who fit your needs.

What’s the difference between a personal chef and a private chef?

The main difference between a personal chef and a private chef boils down to their clients. A personal chef typically prepares meals for multiple clients or households, whereas a private chef will usually work full time for one client or household. Both types of chefs can shop for your ingredients and prepare meals for formal events. 

What is a private chef?

private chef is usually employed by one household or client, and they work full time for that client. They are in charge of preparing all the meals for the day. Private chefs often cook fresh meals and prepare snacks throughout the day. 

How do you hire a personal chef?

To hire a personal chef, start by searching on Thumbtack. Here, you’ll find a list of top-rated personal chefs in your area. Read the chefs’ customer reviews and profiles so you can learn more about their specialties, quality of work, reputation and professionalism. 

Before you hire a personal chef, ask them a few questions about their process, skills, references and prices. Request price quotes from at least three chefs so you can hire one who’s great at what they do and offers reasonable prices.

What is a personal chef?

Personal chefs typically have multiple clients, and they create customized meal plans for those clients. They’ll discuss your dietary needs, create menus, shop for ingredients and prepare the meals. Some personal chefs may also prepare a meal for a special event. They might even offer cooking lessons. 

Reviews for Scottsdale personal chefs
Matt S.
I just have a few simple things to say. Chef BB’s food was an experience that was executed flawlessly. She is incredibly kind and knowledgeable and an incredible chef who matches flavors perfectly. If you are looking for a personal chef in the Scottsdale area and you do not choose Chef BB, you are making a horrible mistake. BOOK WITH HER IMMEDIATELY!
Chef B.B. Huff, The Salted Parlor LLCChef B.B. Huff, The Salted Parlor LLC
Gregory B.
The meal was phenomenal. Chef Christina of the “Chic Personal Chef” team was punctual and professional. She went the extra mile to see that my vision for my wife’s 30th birthday party was a success and executed an authentic Italian themed menu to the T. Thank you guys for an amazing experience!
Artisan Personal Chefs  LLCArtisan Personal Chefs LLC
Dane A.
If you’re in Scottsdale/ Phoenix for a personal dinner to a corporate event, Chef B.B. will only elevate your event. She made our reunion dinner very special, catered to allergies and made us feel incorporated in her food. Next time I’m back, no matter the reason I’m booking Chef B.B. for a dinner.
Chef B.B. Huff, The Salted Parlor LLCChef B.B. Huff, The Salted Parlor LLC
Simy G.
Justin was awesome! Very responsive and on time with set up! I looked up countless personal chef dining experiences and Common Hospitality was by far the most affordable yet delicious meals! Highly recommend that you get their heirloom tomato + bacon appetizer! Seriously amazing!
Common HospitalityCommon Hospitality
Anel C.
I highly recommend Taza Personal Chef! Her food was outstanding. She is friendly along with her partner husband. Easy with creating a menu with you. I had a BLT crotini as a appetizers, mixed salad, grilled asparagus, roasted potatoes, pasta with garlic and olive oil, and a huge delicious bone in rib eye steak that was amazing. Taza and her partner served 13 of us and we all loved it! Thank you Taza!
Taza Personal Chef, Catering and RestaurantTaza Personal Chef, Catering and Restaurant
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