Find a personal chef near Aliso Viejo, CA

Find a personal chef near Aliso Viejo, CA

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Find a personal chef near Aliso Viejo, CA

27 near you

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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 Aliso Viejo personal chefs
Kevin M.
Chef Chris gave us an evening to remember, starting with the planning, his approach and understanding our wishes. To supporting even beyond the menu by supporting to pairing wine for us. A full vegetarian 8 course menu with spectacular vegan dishes as the highlights. His vegan Cacio e Pepe and gaspacho are beyond amazing. The small extra touches made our special day even more special, thank you Chef Chris. He told us upfront this would be one of the best meals we would ever have and he delivered. What made the experience even better is the professional and personal approach Chef Chris delivers. If you are looking for a chef that takes a creative, thoughtful and unique approach to cooking and flavors chef Chris is your man.
Chef Chris of VeniceChef Chris of Venice
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