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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 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 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. 

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
Thumbtack Customer
I hired a personal chef for my anniversary. Dorrenda was punctual, professional and our dinner was outstanding. Thank you very much for a great memory.
Dynamic Cuisine CateringDynamic Cuisine Catering
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
Thumbtack Customer
We had a great 87th birthday party for my mother-in-law in out rental home in Scottsdale with Anna as our personal chef. She was very easy to communicate with, arrived exactly on time, her dinner was fabulous and she didn't stress out when the ovens were not working properly. Anna stayed extra time since the dinner took longer to cook and she was a great sport. I highly recommend her.
The Great PlateThe Great Plate
Travis D.
Mike helped me create the perfect menu for our Super Bowl party. Every single dish he made exceeded even the high expectations I already had! His ribs are fall off the bone perfection, the wings also just melted in your mouth. The rosemary potatoes with buttermilk dressing were my personal favorite, just packed with flavor. You can tell Mike is a very talented chef and gets the best out of the ingredients he uses. You don’t need to look anywhere else for catering in Phoenix, because it won’t be better than what Mike can do. Seriously my whole group is still talking about the food.
Salivation CreationsSalivation Creations
Stephanie w.
It only let me choose 3 areas of strength, but I would have chosen all of them! From the first contact, Perry was amazing. There were two other personal chefs I had contacted who were nothing compared to him. He wanted to chat immediately and go over how he could help us have a great weekend. He was eager to personalize a menu for what we wanted and the food was above our expectations and so reasonably priced! He catered to us by keeping our glasses filled at all times and had the perfect balance of letting us have our night, but also is getting to know him and feeling comfortable with him spending the evening with us. We stayed at a rental and Perry checked out the house and area before we got there and even gave us local grocery store recommendation. I can’t rave enough about our experience! It wasn’t just dinner. He created an experience for us and we couldn’t love him more!
Perry Erwin - Shoe Chef UnlimitedPerry Erwin - Shoe Chef Unlimited
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