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Married To Food Catering
4.9
from 121 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 137 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amy S.
Verified review

Marcel created a delicious menu based on my preferences to serve breakfast, lunch and dinner to a hungry group of 15. Incredibly professional and friendly, he has a real passion for cooking. He got a round of applause from our group when he left and then we even brought him back last minute to cook an additional meal for us one day because enjoyed it so much. The food is fresh, healthy and flavorful. We will definitely work with him again.

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SEGARS Culinary
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mercedes A.
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I have had the experience of tasting and enjoying Mr. segar's culinary services in many occasions and find him to be an excellent cook. His cooking abilities are very gourmet and he is very good at improvising and coming up with exquisit results.

  • 3 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Kristin S.
Verified review

I hired Haute Productions for a private cooking class for a bachelor party event, and we had the best time. Keith was an awesome teacher and host, he made the experience wonderful. Everyone had a blast and it was the best part of the entire weekend. Not to mention the fact that the food was awesome! I would highly recommend using Haute Productions for any event you may have.

Fearless Appetite - CA
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Sue B.
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On my birthday Nancy came to my house and gave a cooking class for myself and several mutual friends. Although not strictly a vegetarian I requested a vegetarian menu. From appetizer to entree to dessert all were absolutely delicious, served with great presentation and style. Nancy brought her own prep table and utensils, left my kitchen immaculate, and gave us all a truly wonderful experience. I can't wait to do it again !!!

CuisinebyValerie
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Krista H.
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Valerie started cooking for my family this week. It has been an absolute pleasure to work with her and eat her tasty and healthy food. Highly recommend.

Chef Sydney Andrews
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Bryan C.
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Sydney's cooking speaks for itself. Everything she has prepared has been absolutely phenomenal. What stands out beyond her cooking skills is her passion. Sydney takes great pride in what she does from start to finish, beginning with top notch ingredients and ending with creative presentation. She never misses a thing and always pays attention to the small details. Cooking is not just a job for Sydney, it's her passion in life. She's a perfectionist and holds herself to the highest standard. I couldn't of asked for a better personal chef and highly recommend her for any type of event!

Your Kitchen Jeanne
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Theresa S.
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Jeanne is an excellent chef and really listens to her clients. She is punctual, thorough, and her food is amazing. Whether she is cooking for a family or an event everything is fabulous. Her presentation is artistic and spot on. I highly recommend Jeanne. You will not be disappointed. She is exceptional!!!

  • 5 years in business
Myriam G.
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I had a wonderful cooking experience with Chef Rebekah. I have taken several cooking classes before but never a vegan cooking class. I learn some great techniques and use of different ingredients but I really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere of the class. The settings was cozy and informal and she alternated learning/cooking with eating which differs from other classes. It felt more like a dinner with friends than a cooking class. Having said that, the three dishes we made were great and composed a nice Italian menu with Bruschetta, homemade pasta (vegan) and chocolate mousse. The casual ambiance and easy-to-make dishes made me really comfortable about the vegan experience. I have already made two of the dishes at home since the class. I even thought the vegan pasta tasted better than my egg and flour pasta I make at home. I really recommend this class and I personally look forward to attending another one with Chef Rebekah.

Good2eat4U
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Emily P.
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Elaine helped my daughter and I with cooking lessons and menu ideas that would work with both of our dietary issues. We spent an afternoon together - through the magic of web cams. We prepared a vegetable lasagna, a spinach and strawberry salad, the most amazing miso soup ever and a squash and edamame treat that was out of this world. The dishes we prepared were made from fresh, organic ingredients that were gluten free, light on salt and most importantly quick and easy to prepare in our busy schedules. Elaine took every culinary and dietary issue of ours and came back with brilliant solutions. Elaine is knowledgeable and approachable with the ability to communicate what she knows without being preachy. I've ordered the Herblends seasonings, and she also has a cookbook. I'm very impressed her knowledge and abilities make great food and show us how she does it.

Chef Know-It-All
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Sean D.
Verified review

Travis was a joy to work with from start to finish. Not only did he craft a menu that was perfect for the occasion, but he also was composed, engaging, and relaxed the entire time he was cooking for us at the house. He prepared an unbelievable BBQ lunch, a breakfast by request on the fly, and an entire dinner prepped for 12. He was efficient, tidy, dependable, and personable. I will hire him again.

Katheryne Cooks
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Joanna R.
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Katheryne helped us in a weekend event and she took great care of all the food and the kitchen. I recommend her!

  • 10 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Nick R.
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Chef Ray Lopez was exceptional. He prepared and incredible meal and had history for each dish. He was professional and a wonderful cook. Would hire him again.

Another Side of Soul
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Mandy B.
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Zainab is able to prepare foods with organic and wholesome ingredients without fudging on flavor and taste. I like that I am able to make a phone call for delivery when cooking just won't happen due to a very hectic schedule. I must confess the chocolate cake is one of my favorites!

Heather's Helpful Hints
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Peggy C.
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Peggy C. I had tried Heather’s Savory Artichoke Heart, Crispy Sage, Caramelized Onion and Italian Cheese Quiche—and knew it was good; along with her very special (& somewhat decadent) Savory Caramelized Vidalia Onion Cheesecake_Spread, so I ordered both for the holidays. They were made with love and care and brought to my door. I loved having them on hand—as you know there are always more mouths to feed around the holidays! The care and pride she takes in her work really shows. The dip/spread is a real treat—very elegant and rich. The quiche is unlike any we’ve ever had and is truly delicious. I would highly recommend her and her cooking for anyone’s event or home.

CamiEats
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Sandra S.
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Cameron has been cooking for my family as well as large dinner parties and cocktail events for about 8 years, and I can't say enough about both her creativity, customer focus and of course excellent quality and taste. She's very responsive to your needs and has a large repertoire of healthy, fresh and truly enjoyable meals, as well as the capability to cook everything you may come up with. The value is also fantastic, so I can't recommend her enough.

Jessica Romero
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Rui L.
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Jessica is really helpful and her dishes is great!My guests love it and ask for her contact!

  • 6 years in business
Lolimar N.
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Donna prepared for a spiritual retreat a fabulous vegan meal . She prepared a delicious Indian feast, Tikki Masala, basmati rice, appetizers and great side dishes. I definitely recommend her for any Vegan feast . I also loved that she is a Yoga instructor and we had an amazing Yoga class before we enjoyed her meal.

Heather D
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Kristin A.
Verified review

Heather was just amazing!!! I learned so much practical cooking knowledge and I’m so excited to take what I learned and implant the recipes into my everyday cooking. The class was a lot of fun and I love how she catered her instruction to what we wanted to learn and at the appropriate level. I would HIGHLY recommend her if you’re looking for a fun cooking class in a comfortable environment. Not only was the class fun, but we got to take home all the food (it was A LOT) and a bottle of wine!!

Forkin’ Plants
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ann M.
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Melissa was awesome from start to finish and pleasant to deal with every step of the way. Highly recommend Melissa to cook for you.

BRISKET STOP
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Barbara E.
Verified review

We were lucky to have Rene cook for our family of 4 as our personal chef when he lived in the San Francisco area. We have 2 picky eaters in our family, yet Rene's dinners were always a hit with everyone. Rene was professional and fast. He somehow made a gourmet meal in our little kitchen in a very short amount of time. The meat and fish were always perfectly cooked, never dry. Rene's food was fresh, healthy and delicious!

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I offer bartending services for private parties and corporate events. I also provide private cooking lessons in French and Italian cooking.

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How much do private cooking lessons cost?

You can take private cooking classes to have fun, to learn a new skill, to improve your health, to bond with your partner, to enjoy a playful first date or to have a unique birthday party experience. Nationally the average cost of private cooking lessons ranges between $100 and $150. Prices can vary, depending on where you live, the type of cooking class you’re taking, the ingredients the chef provides, and the reputation of the chef. Cooking classes with Anthony Bourdain will clearly cost more than classes with a local restaurant owner. The number of people in the class will also affect the cost, with group lessons often priced per person to account for the cost of ingredients. For example, for group lessons, a brunch workshop may cost an average of $70 per person, a steak dinner with sides could cost an average of $80-$85 per person, and a sushi lesson could cost an average of $100 per person. Ingredients play a major role in cost, as the chef will pre-purchase the food you will be working with. Weekday classes will usually cost less than weekend classes.

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Need French Cooking Skills Lessons

Carlsbad, CA

  • Goal
    New skill (general education)
  • Cooking type
    French
  • Instruction type
    Small group
  • $180
    Average price
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