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Riverside Meal Preparation Professionals

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

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Mr. WorldWide Catering
4.9
from 93 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 152 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Julian V.
Verified review

The caterer showed up early to set up and had the food ready when it was time to eat. The food tasted great. A lot of guests mentioned they enjoyed the food. I didmt worry about a thing because he was very helpful as well.

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 122 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nancy A.
Verified review

Carolina was wonderful to work with and plan our event food. She really worked with the budget and then Chef Boris delivered delicious and pleasantly prepared food. It was a great experience working with Gourmet Lovers and the food was perfect.

Madkins Catering
4.6
from 82 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 208 hires on Thumbtack
Diane F.
Verified review

My husband and I hired Madkins catering for a family weekend in the desert (La Quinta). We requested a bbq for the first night, and an early Easter dinner for the second night. I expected the meals to be good but not great (I haven’t really had an excellent catering experience). However, the meals were OUTSTANDING. Chef Aviarie is truly talented, and our entire family and guests talked about the interesting flavors and quality of the food. I still can’t get over how Chef Aviarie and Frank prepared everything from scratch in our kitchen in just a few hours! We requested a hefty amount of dishes, and they pulled it off without a sweat! The team is incredibly kind, professional and a pleasure to have cooking in our kitchen. They even managed to entertain our 6 year old nephew while they were cooking. I should also note their rates are very reasonable! I can’t say enough good things about our experience. I am happy to serve as a personal reference in case anyone wants my feedback. Madkins Catering can provide my email address. OUTSTANDING JOB! We look forward to hiring you again in LA or in the desert!

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Best Mobile Chef
5.0
from 62 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
LaDonna B.
Verified review

Chef Shawna is amazing! I planned a 15-person retreat in Oceanside over a long weekend. We wanted lunches and dinners brought in, but we didn't need serving service. When I requested a quote from her, she also provided a full (mouthwatering) menu within 24 hours, maybe less. She was very accommodating to our handful of 'special diet' attendees, and her pricing was far cheaper than going out for meals. Everyone RAVED about the delicious food, and she was such a pleasure to work with. If you need a personal chef, you won't be disappointed with Chef Shawna!

Chef Mumsie LLC
4.6
from 58 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 114 hires on Thumbtack
Corey L.
Verified review

Chef Mumsie decadent and over the top skills allows me to enjoy all meals of the day and after say wow this meal was superb. She is down to earth and overall easy going when it comes to preparing meals. I would suggest her to anyone looking for delicious food and a good experience

Sierra Madre Catering
4.6
from 44 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
Karen F.
Verified review

Tonya was great in the planning process. She was responsive and really helpful in menu planning. The food was a hit! The only hiccup was on the day of. Due to forgetting one of the courses at home and traffic on the freeways, our meal wasn't set up until 30 minutes after the agreed upon time. While these things happen, it did affect our overall experience.

Top Pro
  • 15 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Eileen L.
Verified review

Rich was AMAZING!! He brought an assistant with him, James... also great! Best idea ever was to hire a service to handle the bartending for our son's 30th birthday party as the list of guests grew to over 100!! We looked into the idea of hiring a bartender only about a week before the event. Rich spent almost an hour on the phone discussing their services and exploring our needs to confirm for us that hiring someone was the right fit. There was no doubt after the first phone call. Rich was easy to contact leading up to the party and provided a list of alcohol and amounts he recommended to suit our needs. They were well prepared and efficient. Rich made sure everyone was taken care of throughout the night of the party. Professional, respectful, and approachable!! Will definitely hire again if we have another large gathering, especially at our home. They really saved the day!!! Thank you again to Rich and James for helping us to make this event so memorable and incredibly special for everyone!!

  • 3 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica G.
Verified review

I planned a personal cooking lesson for my boyfriend's birthday, and couldn't have asked for a better experience! Chef Keith took time to get to know exactly what we were looking for, and he was flexible in creating our personalized 3 course menu. He showed up to my house on time, and was prepared with all of the food and cooking tools. He even cleaned up afterwards and left my kitchen spotless. The food was amazing! Chef Keith is very knowledgable about cooking. I would highly recommend hiring Chef Keith! It was absolutely worth it!!

Top Chef
4.4
from 16 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa H.
Verified review

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.

Your Kitchen Jeanne
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Melody R.
Verified review

Jeanne has been making my family and I wonderful, delicious and healthy meals for year. Even specializing dishes for the picky eaters in my family. She does amazing Mexican food, some of the best lasagna and even Hungarian dishes. She also will take special requests and learn to make dishes we want! I highly recommend. Very professional and delicious food!

Chef Sydney Andrews
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Julia E.
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Sydney is an incredible chef! Extremely creative with her menu and consistently produces incredible meals, always working with local and fresh ingredients. I've hired her for both large parties and smaller groups and have never been disappointed. Would highly recommend working with Sydney for any of your culinary needs!

CuisinebyValerie
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Nathaniel S.
Verified review

I have been eating Valerie's Health Supportive Cooking for a few months now, and cannot even begin to express how amazing it has been. Not only am I leading a much healthier life, but the quality and taste are second to none. I have used Valerie's expertise to help construct a great plan for all of my meals each week. Valerie is very great at communicating that she can tailor her plan to each individuals needs, wants, and restrictions. She has an immense amount of knowledge in the culinary space, almost a decade of experience working in the restaurant industry at various levels, and has a tremendous drive and passion for what she believes in. For me personally, I do not have any dietary restrictions-- but like everyone I do have preferences and favorite meals. Valerie has been able to include all of my favorite dishes in the health supportive plan that she made for me. Furthermore, I look forward to dining with friends and family at an upcoming event that Valerie will be catering for. Phenomenal!

Divine Decadence Catering
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Nicole S.
Verified review

I hired Divine Decadence to cater my baby shower and it was the best decision I could have made! I had a baby boy and Lorena followed the theme to a T. She made a delicious pasta salad that she put in baby food jars and array of tea sandwiches that were in the shape of baby blocks, strollers and rattles. She even made sandwiches with my baby's first initial. The food was delicious and the dessert was amazing. She made blue velvet cake pops and Tiramisu cupcakes! I was so happy with the outcome and I will definitely hire Divine Decadence for future events.

Divoon Dining
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Peter B.
Verified review

Chef Gene has done a dozen meals for me by now, all of them great. He is very flexible about accommodating needs and wishes, deals with last-minute changes without breaking a sweat, and the food is invariably delicious. It's been a treat to work with him,

  • 10 years in business
  • 7 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.

Lifestyle Changes 2 Health
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Joe G.
Verified review

Linda worked with me to create a lose weight-lower stress program. She created tasty meal plans & exercise routines I could do at home. She also educated me on the importance of sleep & managing my stress levels. We have worked together for about a month now and I am seeing great results in my waist and feeling more energy at work.

Top Town Chef
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Francoise D.
Verified review

I hired Sara to prepare the food at my daughter's 5th birthday party and it was the best decision that I could have made. First and foremost Sara arrived right on time and from that moment on she was awesome. Sara went right to work even helping us get everything organized before she started preparing the food. The food was DELICIOUS everything was to my liking, my guest all loved the food and we were all comfortable with Sara because she was very professional and thoughtful. Sara was truly a blessing to us that day she made our special day very delightful. I would definitely utilize Sara in the future. Well don't hesitate to hire Sara you want be disappointed!!

Huztle.life
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Kameha D.
Verified review

Brandon and huztle.life has impressed me every time. He comes prepared and always has the best food. Even when we aren’t positive what kind of food we actually want, he will come up with a menu that you can’t turn down. Definitely recommend.

  • 9 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Manny S.
Verified review

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 !

Chef David Silberkleit
5.0
from 1 review
    Matthew H.
    Verified review

    My family and I are very much educated in the art of fine cuisine. We had some guest show up on a sudden stop over and none of us were in the right frame to go out. So, my wife and I decided to try thumbtack. We found Chef David and it was like hitting the lottery. He was punctual, professional and had a great view of exactly what we were needing. From his vendor contacts (for freshest ingredients), to the delivery of his meal everything was over the top and all were blown away. Most importantly we were able to really enjoy the company of our dear friends in a naturally comfortable environment, our home. I will say that although it wasn't on the cheap, it was so worth it that we have booked him again for our anniversary event next week for 30 with our closest friends. Chef Dave, Jessica and I are honored to have meet you and we will keep you on speed dial. And this reference is so easy to write. We will have you every week, when in town. Thanks again for the last minute reservation of your services. Matt H.

    • 17 years in business
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