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Lodi Personal Chefs

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Global Gourmet
4.9
from 38 reviews
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Brent K.
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Boris was fantastic to work with! He was very accommodating to all of our requests, patient with our questions, excellent in teaching us how to be better chefs. Having him to come to our house for the private cooking class was one of the most fun evenings we've had in a long time!

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  • 4 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
BRENDA B.
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We hired Albert for my birthday party to do a progressive dinner. It was spectacular. He is a very engaging person who is passionate about his work. His food is beautiful, like works of art with unique combinations of flavors we had not tasted before. He spent hours prior to arrival slow cooking several dishes. He is not a caterer, he is a master artist personal chef!

Polkadot Dinners
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Linda H.
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Rachel was very professional. She did whatever we asked her to do and more. Rachel took on the challenge to cut up a whole roasted pig. She did a beautiful job and was able to display the meat in a clever way. Rachel is a up and coming chef in this area. Do not hesitate to hire Rachel and her staff for your next party, you won't be sorry.

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Nancy Gerbault
4.8
from 29 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jacquelyn M.
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Nancy is a gifted organizer and an excellent chef, who is also thoughtful and personable.

TR Shields Culinary Services
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Sam F.
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I was looking for a personal chef for my wife for her birthday. Tim was quick to respond and after looking at his reviews I was comfortable deciding to use his services. Tim is a magician in the kitchen. He provided a menu a few days before and answered any questions I had about the dishes he recommended. The food he puts together is amazing and he's very personable as well. I'd recommend Tim to anyone looking for this type of service. If/when I need a personal chef again, I'll be reaching out to him for sure!

Kincy Catering Plus
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Yolanda H.
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I wish he can cook for me everyday.My own personal chef.. Why he leave me thirsty for more of his delicious scrumptious meal

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east bay chef
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alex R.
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I had a great experience hiring Jon for my New Year's party. He arrived on time and quickly prepared a round of every dish while the guests were coming, so that it was ready at the time that everyone was there. As the food was eaten, he and Amanda presented more, so no dish was ever empty. I found his work of excellent quality, and he was very personable and friendly. My New Year's party was a success because of Chef Jon Avalos. Highly recommended!

Debbie Casey, Personal Chef
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Mia B.
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I've had the pleasure of having Debbie cook for my husband and I in our home and highly recommend her as a personal chef. Debbie's cooking is light, healthy and deeply flavorful. She cooks with fresh herbs and vegetables -- easily tailoring a meal to my preferences and what we have available in our pantry. She is meticulous in the kitchen and in the presentation. The final plate looks as fantastic as it tastes.

What's Cookin?
4.5
from 11 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Jenett T.
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Chef Eileen was the greatest! This was a first time experience for us, hiring a personal chef for a small group of 8. It was a bachelorette party and the best touch to start an otherwise amazing weekend. Chef Eileen was professional, extremely sweet and most of all our 4 course dinner was delicious! The entire group was happy!! We will certainly do business again in the future and I believe she even gained new clients from our experience. Thank you Chef Eileen!!! All the best, Jenett

Pastries by Keri
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Nichole H.
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I requested for a pastry chef to make cookies and cupcakes for the Super Bowl- Keri sent me a quote and made amazing goodies! I wanted them to be Seahawks themed and she hand decorated all of the cookies with their logo. Everyone loved them and the cookies were way bigger than expected. Thanks again!

Daun Cooks
4.3
from 8 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Kathryn W.
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Daun is very responsive and goes the extra mile researching what foods and recipes are best to meet your individual needs regardless of how unique they happen to be. She is also very friendly and has been punctual and reliable, as well.

Chefjonstuart&family
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Emani K.
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Chef Jon and family was everything the dr ordered the food was excellent and the customer service was even better.I will be using him for all my catering needs.

  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Mrs. C.
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I was provided with a personal chef to grill at our house for a party of 10. Joan was excellent - the food was delicious and she was very easy to work with. She was here when she was supposed to be here and went over and above in her food preparation and presentation. I am hoping to be able to have her do this again soon.

Chef Da' Jour
5.0
from 1 review
  • 15 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Alejandra L.
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Mark was a hit! Everyone at the party loved his service, he was fun and the drinks were really good. He showed up earlier and only left when our last guest was gone. Before the party he gave us a list of all the stuff we were going to need and even gave us the option to do the shopping for us. He is a professional.

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I am a consummate professional who takes great pride in the work I do, and I also derive great pleasure from making your dining experience one you will never forget!!

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I am a career chef who has decided to bring his talents to your home. I provide all types of culinary services, including caterings, precooked meals and private parties.

  • 5 years in business
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My work is professional, I'm a firm believer in farm to fork.

  • 4 years in business
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Phicit (P.J.) Suppanich, C.C.C 1809 Mt. Silliman Way Antioch, CA 94531 I provide private chef services for sit-down dinners for 2 to 20 people, with 3- to 5-course meals or small buffets, cocktail parties, lunch, dinner or dessert. Qualifications are the following: Trader Vic's Emeryville CA, Executive Chef 6/2013-present As executive chef, responsibilities include all purchasing, menu development, budget, inventory, P and L cost controls, BOH and FOH Training ordering, preparing, storing and utilizing products in a manner that maintains their quality, hiring, developing and disciplining staff in a manner that supports their success, an informed environment, that promotes individual and team success and growth, creating enticing and seasonally influenced menu specials, execution of all banquets, maintaining a professional, creative safe work environment, Cha-Da Resort & Spa Lanta Island, Thailand Executive chef 2009-2013 Open new five-star resorts as executive chef. Responsibilities included all purchasing (equipment and supplies) menu development, budget, inventory food, labor and cost controls, manager of 2 fine dining kitchen and 1 café, health and safety HACCP/SAFE administration, hiring and training, recipe menu design and execution of all banquets, catering, special events, wine tasting and room service, 215 rooms, and cooking class. Castlewood Country Club Pleasanton CA Executive chef 2006-2009 Complete responsibility for staffing, training and management of 1fine dining kitchen and 2 upscale dining kitchens 1 snack bar. Duties included all purchasing, menu recipe development, hiring, and training and manage budget, food inventory, labor and cost controls, HACCP/SAFE administration. Responsible for design, decoration and execution of all banquets, catering, special events, wine and beer tastings. Consistently below budget on food and labor costs, and cooking class. Mira Vista Golf and Country Club El Cerrito, CA Executive chef 2001-2006 Complete responsibility for kitchens, training and management. Cut food cost by 10%, labor cost by 20%. Consistently came in below budget on food and labor costs. Responsible for design, decoration and execution of all banquets and events. Reorganized planned renovations to prevent 6 month closure of kitchen, while still upgrading facilities. ARCO-IRIS Top 100 Restaurants in San Francisco Chronicle newspaper food section Alameda, CA Executive chef/co-owner 1997-2001 Asian-French fusion cuisine. Complete charge of all phases of restaurant operations, banquets and catering. Oakland Tribune review-- “Undiscovered Gem. Each meal...(is) a feast for the eyes." Other experiences are the following: * Hotels Holiday Inn South San Francisco, CA Sous chef Oriental Hotel Bangkok, Thailand Lead cook and banquets Education/Training: * Bangkok College, B.A. (Thailand) * Apprenticeship San Mateo College ACF culinary program * Purdue University, courses in nutrition, sanitation, and management * California Culinary Academy Courses * Certified by American Culinary Federation and the American Culinary Institute * Traveled extensively in France, Germany, and Japan working and training to develop my culinary skills over a 5-year period Awards are the following: * Cervena Venison, Top Five on the West Coast * Pork Association, First Place Medal Professional associations: * Chef’s Association of the Pacific Coast * American Culinary Federation

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I have over 30 years of experience in the food industry I am very efficient ,clean and fast. I have a diverse knowledge in all styles of cooking as well as pastrys . I can offer you the best ,freshest meal for you and your guests.

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Modern Kitchen will collaborate with you to make your vision a reality. Be it an intimate dinner for two or a cocktail party for twenty, let me know what you want, and I'll make it happen. After attending Le Cordon Blue in Paris, France, and graduating with degrees in patisserie and cuisine, I had worked in the kitchens of two, busy New York City restaurants, and later oversaw the pastry program during the East Coast expansion of Blue Bottle Coffee Company. In addition to personal chef services and catering, I also provide: - Private Cooking Lessons - Special Occasion Cakes - Personalized Meal Kits Let me know how I can help you in the kitchen.

  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Tasting the World Catering prides itself on being versatile and knowledgeable in all aspects of the industry. While providing excellent customer service for people within the community. Tasting the World Catering also works diligently i n providing quality services using the best ingredients while supporting local farmers within the community.

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Need a Personal Chef on May 25, 2013

Modesto, CA

  • Type of food preparation
    Personal meal - in-home service
  • Interested in following cuisine(s)
    Italian
  • Details
    It's for a 12 year old turning 13 but he has eaten with a private chef many other times.
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