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Palm Springs Private Chefs

Browse these private chefs with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Palm Springs.

Mr. WorldWide Catering
4.9
from 89 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 147 hires on Thumbtack
Nelson Q.
Verified review

Jose is a phenomenal chef and caterer. He's the first person I got to for any of my event needs. He catered my birthday surprise party and my wife's birthday party. Jose is incredibly resourceful, full of ideas and always finds a way to go above and beyond. Food is always great, very competitive on pricing and always very flexible and service oriented for your needs. He's definitely my go to guy for any culinary needs I have.

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FirstClassCateringService
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Michael L.
Verified review

Chef Mike was outstanding. The job was a Thanksgiving dinner for the Cathedral City Fire Department.The food was topnotch, the guys said it was like something your grandmother would make. I would recommend Chef Mike and First Class Catering for any occasion.

Creative Catering
4.8
from 28 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Heidi M.
Verified review

Jeff is truly an amazing chef. He went above and beyond our expectations. Our children were so impressed with his pizza, the salmon and steak were prepared perfectly. Our guest were happy he was clean efficient and on time. He will forever be our private chef when we return to Palm Springs. Thank you Jeff. we hope to see you soon.

Catering Services
4.8
from 18 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Ilana S.
Verified review

Julian was amazing! He was prompt, professional, easy to get a hold of and his food was delicious! We had a private dinner for 7 people starting with passed appetizers, a salad, dinner and dessert. Everything was amazing and I would highly reccommend hiring him!

Awesome Events by Jessica
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Tony B.
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HI all, My wife and I hired Jessica as our wedding coordinator for our 4 day wedding in February of 2017 in the La Quinta area. We live in Los Angeles, so we were looking for a pro who know the area well, and could help us with the planning, local vendor recommendations, supplies, etc. I can tell you this much, we were lucky to have found her. She is very proactive, straightforward, quick thinking, fast acting, and is moving a mile a minute. She hooked us up with her own professional bar, wait staff and chefs she has acquired relationships with over years of working events. She gave us recommendations on who to use for flowers, ice, booze, etc. She met us a few times on and off site to game plan for our multiple days of events, and made sure things ran smoothly throughout. We had negotiated fees, wages, timeframes all in advance, and by the time the weekend was over, everything was as it should have been and checked out. No funny business or discrepancies. Overall, she is just the sweetest lady, who wants to provide a great experience, so you don't have to worry about this and that. She's on it, is one sharp person, and very resourceful. I would highly recommend you give her a call for any size event, as she can handle both intimate and large scale. Thx so much for helping our wedding weekend to be so great and memorable!

  • 12 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Jason C.
Verified review

Chef Sarena was an incredible private chef. My wife and I have very particular requirements (Gluten Free and Paleo). Sarena prepared a comprehensive menu for our weekend vacation in Palm Springs. She was organized, took time to understand our likes and dislikes and most importantly her food was delicious. Sarena also kept our rental home spotless after preparing each meal and was a pleasure to be around. I would highly recommend Sarena and plan to utilize her services again any time we visit Palm Springs!

Prepped By ACE
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Matt C.
Verified review

Amanda was awesome! I surprised my parents over the holidays with a Surf & Turf Dinner and Amanda delivered a first class meal. From the appetizers all the way through to one of the best Crème Brulee desserts I've had...the food was excellent. In addition to the quality of the food, Amanda was very responsive and attentive to every need and request. I will be using her services again and would highly recommend her to anyone that needs a private chef in and around the Palm Springs/Palm Desert area.

Mediterranean Table
4.7
from 9 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Maggie S.
Verified review

She was so accommodating and I feel she truly wanted us all to have a wonderful experience and worked with us on building a great menu. We have lots of food left over after our meal. Note to all who hire a professional chef. Go into the menu building meeting with a idea of what you want. Send app, side or entree ideas.

Avenue Dining
4.8
from 9 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Mark W.
Verified review

I loved the Avenue Dining experience, their food is excellent and I enjoyed every minute of the night! Having a professional chef cook for you is quite a treat and believe everyone should try it at least once.

Creative Catering Temecula
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Gloria B.
Verified review

We ordered a charcuterie for 40. Tanya, the owner, came to interview us and to gather information about our event and our needs. She submitted a proposal which met all of our needs. Her proposal included food, labor, disposables, and rentals. She recommended a. Vendor for centerpieces that were hand made, and stunning. When rain was predicted for day of event, she came to our home day prior to event to help us set up an indoor event as opposed to an outdoor one. On day of event she picked up a cake that was outside of her scope of work. She showed up promptly and had food beautifully displayed by time event started. She stayed through event helping to replenish buffet and serve Champagne and cake. She stored left over food and cleaned up kitchen and moved rentals out of house at end of event. She was professional and treated all our guests with great respect. She provided a stress free event for me, and exceeded my expectations. She was excellent at sourcing food, vendors, and at providing suggestions. I will use her again, and just today recommended her to a local business owner who hosts private events.

Jacob Perez
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Jackie V.
Verified review

I used Jacob for a special dinner event celebrating a very special person. Mr. Perez worked with me to create a special Menu for my guests, I had meat eaters, vegetarians, and vegans all in attendance, and he made sure there was something for everyone. His professionalism, skills, and service was impeccable. His mouth watering Filet Mignon with red wine demi glace reduction, whipped potatoes & sautéed vegetables is nothing short of amazing-My absolute favorite! I highly recommend Chef Perez, and can not rave enough how spectacular his food & service is, and how beautiful the presentation was. I exclusively use Chef Perez for all of my events.

Mark Roberts Catering
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Marisa L.
Verified review

Chef Mark is an amazing chef! He was very professional. I had a small dinner party with friends. I wasn’t sure what I wanted. Since I am on a low carb diet. After speaking with him he created a Menu to fit my diet restrict but also carter to my friends non restricted diet. Appetizer was fried calamari with sweet and sour sauce. The salad was a fresh Ahi Tuna salad. The entree was mouth watering pan seared Scallops with lemongrass carrot ginger purée. Lastly was dessert which I could only have a taste of my friends apple crisp with vanilla ice cream and homemade salted caramel. It was to hard to resist. Chef Mark made fresh berries with he’s own whipping cream!

Hard Sugar Bakery
5.0
from 1 review
  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Michelle N.
Verified review

My absolute favorite bakery in the Inland Empire!!! The red velvet cupcakes are amazing.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I do all personal chef services. I am specializing in most cuisine types from modern American, Italian, French, and vegetarian/vegan.

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I am a professional baker. I started baking when I was a child and I came from a family of pastry chefs. I have always known that this was my choice of profession. I believe that people can taste the love in food when someone who cooks it genuinely loves what he/she does. I have graduated from Le Cordon Bleu and have been part of such events like Golden Foodie Awards, Taste of Newport, Taste of Laguna and Make a Wish Foundation to name a few. I do custom cupcakes and desserts. I enjoy making that special event for you; the one that you will remember. Let us start making memories today!

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I am a professional chef who have worked at resort hotels and fine dining establishments. I am experienced in global cuisine.

  • New on Thumbtack
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We do catering for weddings. We specialize in delivering meals to your homes, offices or any location. Private cooking classes and private chef are available.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I do custom menus. I have worked for another catering company for 15 years. I am now on my own. I have referrals and many repeated customers.

  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I provide the comfort of home cooking with the quality taste you want from your favorite restaurant. It's like bringing "Chef Mom" into the kitchen. I cook, I educate and I truly enjoy what I do. My abilities are as limitless as your imagination.

  • New on Thumbtack
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Our business is specializing in healthy meals prepared by beautiful girls. Meals are prepared, packaged, and delivered once or twice weekly to ensure that you're never unprepared or hungry!

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