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Lake Elsinore Meal Preparers

Browse these meal preparation services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Lake Elsinore.

  • 18 years in business
  • 142 hires on Thumbtack
Mary B.
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The overall experience was excellent. Food was great, clients and staff were very pleased with the meal and service. I especially appreciated the early arrival and the on time clean up. I would definitely recommend Gourmet Your Way for other catering events. My only suggestion would be to maybe add disposable containers for leftover items. Not every program/department within the county will have access to a kitchen area with supplies.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 120 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shara A.
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They catered my daughters Cinderella themed sweet 16 birthday. The food was delicious and served and presented as though you were eating in a high end restaurant. The servers were an added touch, they were professional in appearance and gave impeccable service. My guests raved about how wonderful the food was. I am vegetarian and gluten free and they prepared a special meal for me which I greatly appreciated. The cake was so beautiful... Exactly like the picture we had provided Carolina. I can't say enough good things about this company, but I do know I will use them again! They came in with their team and prepared and served out of my kitchen and left it spotless. Wow is all I can say... Thank you Carolina, Boris and Gustavo for all you did to make this night memorable. ~Shara~

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Mr. WorldWide Catering
4.9
from 91 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 151 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mari C.
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We had a last minute meeting and he was able to provide lunch for it on short notice. The food was delicious, the service was great, and he is very accommodating. We look forward to working with him for Christmas.

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Best Mobile Chef
5.0
from 55 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
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Kayla S.
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My family hired Shawna to cook and serve our holiday meal. She far exceeded our expectations. The food was amazing. We all can’t stop stoping about what a wonderful experience it was.

Chef Mumsie LLC
4.6
from 52 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
Mr. P.
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I am rating this experience based upon our guests who were quite pleased with the service, the overall meal, and the presentation. Total high marks!

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  • 15 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
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John L.
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Rich did an excellent job bartending at our Holiday Party. He arrived early, dressed professionally, prepped the bar area, even ran out and got a few things we missed. He was very cordial with our guests and was knowledgeable enough to accommodated everyone's drink requests. Look forward to using his services next time !

One Hot Dish Catering Co.
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle E.
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I personally know Michelle and have eaten her meals and let me tell you if you choose One Hot Dish you will not be disappointed in the meal, the preparation and the friendly professional experience you will receive.

  • 3 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Sue L.
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Keith prepared an amazing Thanksgiving feast for our employees. He brought tables and chairs for us, set everything up and had a delicious hot meal ready for us to sit down to eat at the time we had requested. And he came back and cleaned up afterward. Five stars!

Chef Leslie Ann Catering
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Leora B.
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I asked Chef Leslie Ann to prepare and deliver 5 full meals to my sister's family in Del Mar. The whole experience was perfect - excellent communication and flexibility, and the food came beautifully wrapped and ready with easy, clear heating instructions. And they've raved about everything they've eaten so far. Superb experience all around, I'll definitely use her again.

Enjoy Dining In
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Joanne F.
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Christine McMaster is a hidden gem of the culinary and catering world! She was the caterer last year for a wedding I attended and I was most impressed. She completely handled an amazing dinner for 21 people with delectable Indian and Middle Eastern Food; taking care of the shopping, the food preparation, the service and cleaning up of the food and leftovers. I was so impressed that I asked her to cater an Indian Meal for 75 people! Since it was a much larger undertaking, we provided theingredients, but Chris oversaw every aspect of the preparation of a 5 course meal, and remained calm, organized and personable throughout. The food was absolutely delicious. I would absolutely recommend her for any catering needs you might have - you would be lucky to get her!

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BAPS!
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
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Ryan K.
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Great meal, great service. They were flexible with us the whole time. Definitely recommend them!!

Top Chef
4.5
from 15 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa H.
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I have enjoyed many meals prepared by Diane. Her culinary expertise ranges from summer dishes such as delicious ribs to warm comforting soups for the winter. Her food and matching themes are wonderful and delightful.

CuisinebyValerie
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Jen M.
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I hired Valerie to prepare weekly meals for me. My menu was set and very specific with little wiggle room for creativity. Not only was she willing to work with my specific needs, but she has been able to suggest things to make the recipes more flavorful without going outside of the boundaries of my diet restrictions. She is a true professional, arriving on time with a smile on her face and leaves my kitchen sparkling clean. Thanks Valerie!

Divoon Dining
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Grace W.
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Chef Gene was very flexible. He gave good advice on the menu and the food was amazing. We enjoyed every bit of the three course meal. He was professional and just the best. We highly recommend him to anyone!

BON APPETIT Chef Services
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Suzanne K.
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In my mind, I create the most idyllic, renewing, peaceful, joyous silk painting retreat...ever known to humanity. Then I close my eyes, put my dream into a pink bubble and let it go. Voila..my dream comes back to me ...only better than I could ever have created myself, because now it includes a Gourmet Chef named Gigi Cohen. Home-Sweet-Home Cooking served three lovely, sumptuous meals at 8 am..... noon and 6 pm every day...promptly. My room was near the kitchen, so I did get to watch she and Glen (assistant) prepare the meals together. Gigi and Glen were very orderly and methodical and they worked in peaceful harmony together, in prep, serving and cleanup. I have a few other dreams in a few other bubbles...floating around out there...and NOW they do include GiGi Cohen and "Home-Sweet-Home Cooking" Thanks Gigi and Glen, from Suzanne Knight and the San Diego Silk Guild

Lifestyle Changes 2 Health
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Michael R.
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Linda worked with me to lose weight and gain confidence working with my peers and in social settings. She created balanced meal plans, an exercise regimen and taught me about portion control. She also discussed the importance of sleeping and managing my stress levels to maintain my weight, energy level and mental clarity at work. We worked together for 3 months. I would highly recommend her if you are looking to get results!

Marckende
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ace W.
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Chef Marckende was amazing! He came up with an incredibly creative menu (all vegan/vegetarian) with dumplings, potstickers, ramen, and an amazing chocolate, strawberry, blueberry layer cake. He was very responsive in the planning process, even coordinating the on-site setup/visit the night before because we were celebrating a birthday with a group of friends at an AirBnb. Couldn't have imagined a better dining experience for celebrating a birthday with the group of 11. He was very professional, came with all of the necessary supplies, took care of service and clean-up. If you're looking to choose a chef for an event, you're missing out if you don't choose Chef Marckende. He'll create a memorable meal and take care of all the details so you don't have to even think about doing anything else other than enjoying a great meal with great company.

Meraki Meals
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Maggie F.
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Meraki is a Greek word used to describe putting a lot of love, creativity and soul into something which is why Jory Pomeranz chose the name. It is easy to smell, taste and see that a lot of love goes into each Meraki Meal. Jory has a natural ability to combine flavors. He can time every course so they are not only cooked at the perfect temperature, but served at the correct temperature and add flare to something basic like a chicken thigh. Even the grill marks on a piece of chicken are perfectly spread out and just enough to give the chicken a grill flavor without ruining the juicy tenderness we all strive for when making chicken. Jory can make things that you hated as a kid taste delectable. Jory adds spices and sauces up until the minute prior to serving to make sure each plate is perfect. I once saw Jory save what was about to be terrible chicken tacos by creating a homemade taco sauce from a nearly empty refrigerator. With Meraki Meals the food suits the season. Who wants to eat watermelon in October when pomegranate and apples are so delicious. Every Meraki Meal tastes like the season and uses fresh fruits and vegetables. Meraki Meals put a healthy spin on what looks and tastes like a calorie nightmare, but each meal is filled with proteins and vitamins. Not only is the flavor impeccable, the presentation is a work of art. Even when catering for 35-40 people, Meraki Meals are served in beautiful silver dishes. Meraki Meals are great for crowds of any size. I have to make a conscious effort not to scrape my plate clean every time I have had Meraki Meals. I highly recommend Meraki Meals for a party of any size, but especially 8-12 people because this might give the chef a chance to sit and talk with you which is a treat of its own!

  • 9 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Manny S.
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We hired Unique Luxury Catering to prepare a family dinner for 8 for my wife's birthday on our patio at Pelican Hill.Chef Brad prepared a fabulous meal topped off by a scratch made carrot cake that was divine.The reduction sauce with vanilla bean added was incredible to plate everything in. This was a great meal,for a great celebration in a great setting. Unique will deliver a great experience for whatever need your occasion requires.Thanks Steve for providing a great experience !

Moe's Meals
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy W.
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I hired Mychal to celebrate my husband's birthday. My husband is handicapped and we have 6 grandchildren with some food allergies, so going out is more difficult. Chef Mychal arrived on-time, was flexible on what time to start the meal, was very good with the children (let them taste everything along the way -so did we ). The food was amazing and so entertaining. There were left-overs for the next day, and everything was put away and tidy! I would definitely recommend him and hire him again!

  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Aditya V.
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Ellena was amazing and catered a meal for 17 of us over the course of 3 days. Her ability to make great food at scale with fresh ingredients left our entire party in awe. I would def use her again!

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