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Carlsbad Chefs

Browse these chefs with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Carlsbad.

Top Pro
  • 18 years in business
  • 142 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Amos R.
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We had the pleasure of working with Chef Mike for our wedding reception and we're beyond satisfied with the experience he provided us. He was responsive and professional, and was able to accommodate us on such short notice (little under 2 months) and work with our venue host. You will not find a better experience, quality, and quantity for his price. From the food tasting, to last minute details. The food was amazing all of our guests were delighted with the meals and presentation, with the bartender Chef Mike provided, he even came himself to meet and greet the guests and ourselves. We highly recommend Gourmet Your Way and Chef Mike, we would love to have his business for future events. Thank you again Chef -Mr. & Mrs. Rivas

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Busy Bee Cook for Me
5.0
from 63 reviews
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Will B.
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Lilian was simply phenomenal from start to finish. She helped me set up for the party and cleaned up after. In between she was cheerful and completely awesome in every way. The food was delicious and all my guests raved! Each food item had a small bit of flair that made it special. I highly recommend her :)

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Best Mobile Chef
5.0
from 51 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Michael B.
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We have had personal chefs in the past and all were good experiences, but Shawna was a cut above. The experience that she provided was exemplary in every facet. Shawna was personable, prepared, and her food was exquisite. She will be called upon in the future to cater any event we may have. We give her our highest recommendation.

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June Sper Catering
4.9
from 55 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
David D.
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She is a great Chef. The food was great. All of our clients enjoyed a nice traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings. I would definitely like to use her services in the future and would give recommendations to friends.

Chef Mumsie LLC
4.5
from 48 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
William C.
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Food delivery was a little late, but the Chefs stayed and helped with set-up and service even though they were not contracted too. They carved the turkey on location and stayed for the whole event. They also supplied plates and utensils even though we did not ask for them. They were great from start to finish with food left over after feeding 130.

  • 15 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Mary M.
Verified review

I hired Rich for a small event at my house yesterday. Before the party, Rich was always answering my phone calls and texts with any question or concerns I had. The day of the party he did an EXCELLENT job bartending and walking around to make sure everyones glasses we full! He even went to the extent to help entertain my 2 year old during dinner time and helped the chef move empty dishes! He was truly amazing and a great price and i will definitely use him again!

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Sage Bleu Catering
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Justin C.
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They came to my home on time. Everything was amazing. Very professional. The food was absolutely fantastic. The chef is awesome!

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Aioli
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Bobby B.
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Jordan is an excellent chef and caterer. He produces food that is way beyond the standard catering services. If you want cookie cutter catering go with someone else. If you want really great food at a great price stop on by or use his catering.

CUCINA MIGRANTE LLC
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Colleen H.
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Fantastic meal, way exceeded expectations and was much more affordable than other private chefs we contacted. Would highly recommend to anyone hosting a dinner!! Originally we looked at making a group dinner reservation to dine out in Palm Springs for a birthday party, having Cucina Migrante come to our vacation rental made for a more relaxing and unforgettable dining experience. Francesco and Adisa are true pros!

  • 3 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley V.
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Kieth, owner of Haute Productions was wonderful! I hired Haute Productions for my clients 60th birthday event. The food was amazing delicious! Kieth worked with me to match what my client wanted. There was no limits in our request. The guests raved about the mixed vegetables, seriously order them they wonderful. The chicken was moist the sauces were full of flavor. The spread also included another guest favorite, honey butter. Everyone was satisfied. I will defiantly be keeping Haute Productions on file for future clients and look forward to working with Kieth again. Thank you!

  • 3 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Brittny C.
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Chantel & Bella's is a great company that strives on personal service and quality desserts! I have ordered desserts for a few different events, including a baby shower, gender reveal party, and a company meeting. They have gone above and beyond by providing delicious cupcakes, cookies, and cake pops with a unique design catered to the theme of the event. All of the menu items have been very flavorful and beautifully designed! I must say that my favorite so far has been the rose cookies! They are extremely beautiful and so soft…I could eat them every day! Needless to say, I will be continuing to use Chantel & Bella as my dessert provider!

Chef Leslie Ann Catering
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Kathy J.
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Fantastic experience! Chef Leslie Ann catered a family gathering for me. She was professional, yet easy to work with. She accommodated all of my requests and provided us with a variety of delicious foods from appetizers to dessert. Will definitely use again.

NV Personal Dining
4.5
from 21 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie G.
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Chef Stevan Novoa was fantastic! He was prompt to respond to my messages, he worked with us on pricing, he arrived on time with exactly what we discussed for our office lunch, and the food was DELICIOUS! Our only regret was not ordering more. Thank you!

Dinner with a Chef
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Scott R.
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Chef Andres is the real deal. I hired Chef Andres for a proposal dinner and he did an outstanding job. The food was so amazing that my fiancée and I are still talking about it! Not only was the food some of the best I've had in my life, Chef Andres is as professional as they come. I had the chance to speak with him on several occasions. His vision and dedication to his profession is what sold me. Not only did he cook, he helped setup the table, candles, flowers, etc while I was doing my thing. Then proceeded to clean the kitchen. Every inch. That's customer service! He's worth more than what he charges and I'll be reaching out to him again. He's self-made and truly cares about his food and customers. That's something you don't find too often these days. Thanks again chef!

Top Chef
4.5
from 15 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Denice H.
Verified review

It was a pleasure working with Diane and her food was quite tasty. She made my husband's birthday celebration joyful and may life so much easier at a very busy time. This was our first experience with a personal chef and we will certainly consider doing it again in the future for another special occasion.

CuisinebyValerie
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Chef G.
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Valerie was extraordinary. She knows all the nuances of fine dining and is extremely pleasant and professional. I plan on working with her many times.

Chef Stephani Hunter
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole C.
Verified review

Chef Stephani is simply amazing. Her creations are mouth watering, and her passion for cooking shines through in every meal she prepares. Chef Stephani has shown her versatility in flawlessly executing various types of events for my family, from small intimate parties to large showers and receptions. Working with Chef Stephani is easy; She is very personable and will take the time to listen to your individualized preferences. She has always exceeded my expectations, and she will yours as well.

Kevies Kitchen
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Michele A.
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Kevie is a gifted pastry chef whose modern desserts showcase her unique experience. She prepared a beautiful dessert bar table for a large event of 600+ people that our company was sponsoring. The treats were delicious and nutritious baked using our Sugar 2.0 product which includes soluble fiber and probiotics (www.sugar2pt0.com). Her recipes are incredible, and you will be pleased with her sweet treats for your friends and family. She is a professional and fun to work with too. I highly recommend her and am impressed with her baking techniques and capacity to foresee the outcomes! Thank you so much Kevies Kitchen! Everyone loved your yummy treats, you made our event a huge success!

Organic Memories
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Alyssa D.
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Chef Rush always serves the highest quality of organic cuisine. His dishes serve a beautiful presentation for your guests and are equally as delicious. 10/10 would recommend.

Chef Patsyb
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Kate S.
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Recently we purchased a ranch and wanted to invite old and new neighbors. Chef Patsy was our savoir. We had delicious pulled pork sliders, grilled veggie sliders for my veggie pals, appetizer plates that looked almost too good to eat and a cheesecake that absolutely melted in your mouth.

  • 9 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Natalyn B.
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Chef Steve did an amazing job preparing a luncheon at my home in Laguna Beach for 50 people. . The portions were large and scrumptious with lots of leftovers. I would definitely recommend him and will use his service again. Thanks Steve for a job well done.

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