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Roseville Chefs

Browse these chefs with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Roseville.

Top Pro
  • 39 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sedale T.
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This group was amazing. They are incredibly professional, talented chefs. The food was delicious. We had an amazing dinner at our CEO's house for the staff, everything turned out perfect. Food was done on time and there was plenty of everything. I recommend this group to anyone looking for catering anywhere.

Sac Valley Gourmet
from 38 reviews
  • 42 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!

Polkadot Dinners
from 31 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Brooke M.
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Chef Rachel and the Polkadot Dinners team catered some of the food for our annual charity golf tournament and it was absolutely fabulous! Their food, presentation, and professionalism are second to none. Our firm will be using Polka Dot Dinners again in the future. Thank you chef Rachel and team!

Top Pro
Nancy Gerbault
from 31 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 30 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
from 20 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Traci W.
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We contacted Chef Tim about catering our father's 70th birthday party. He was very responsive while we were arranging everything, and suggested a great menu that everyone loved! He even made a special bowl of my dad's favorite food just for him! Many birthday invitees complimented us on the great food and execution. The experience was fantastic and the party was an absolute hit! Chef Tim helped us create a wonderful and memorable birthday party! He was very knowledgable, well organized, and personable. We highly recommended Chef Tim and we will absolutely be contacting him for all of our future parties.

Kincy Catering Plus
from 19 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Tamaika R.
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Kincy Catering was great and very professional. The food is really good.

Chef Services by Jenny
from 7 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Laura H.
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Jenny has been my personal Chef for a month now and her skills, suggestions, professionalism and friendly personality makes her a great asset in anyone's kitchen or household. She is highly recommended.

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.

Le Chef Yves
from 1 review
    Therese and Djamel T.
    Verified review

    My husband and I felt we needed to diversify our culinary knowledge so we called on Chef Yves. The classes were great (we took 3 classes). Lessons were very informative, creative, and hands on, all in a friendly ambiance. Chef Yves showed us different ways to cook more efficiently. We also learned nice plate setting decoration ideas. Chef Yves' experience from many countries in Europe is definitely a plus and a huge benefit in the overall experience. We asked many questions about regional culinary traditions. I recommend Chef Yves' lessons to all my friends. We will call on Chef Yves's help for our next special family dinner. Definitely 5 Stars. T & D.

    Tina G.
    Verified review

    Really super food. The strawberries were awesome!!! Lovely lady to deal with.

    Chef Jonathon Nickels
    from 1 review
    • 1 year in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack

    Masterful chef with exquisite taste and impeccable presentation.

    Suzie D.
    Verified review

    yummy food, well prepared with a smile and on time. options were all interesting making a final decision just a tad hard, but what we chose was so special. Jean has kitchen magic and talent!!

    More Love Catering
    from 1 review
      Barbera S.
      Verified review

      The chefs at More Love Catering are great. They made great food for my wedding reception, traviled to us, and work within out bugget to the best of there ability. Even tho the price was a little higher then expected, you certinly get what you pay for. We have already booked them for our 1st anaversery dinner.

      • 5 years in business

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


      My food is always fresh and always made with love.


      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.


      I am a caterer living in the Sacramento area. My heritage is from the Middle East and Greece, which combined, offers you the "best of both worlds". I learned to cook from the tender age of seven by my mother, who was taught by her mother in Jordan. My Mediterranean blends and flavors of food is what makes me unique. I cook from the heart, which comes through in my culinary cuisines. I aspire to be on "Chopped" one day. My biggest joy in this world is feeding people, especially my family.

      • 3 years in business

      Hello and Welcome to Cooking with Chef Erik. Do you have the passion for food and love to share it with others. As a culinary instructor, and chef for over 20 years, I will walk you through any form of instruction you would like to take. I will tailor my courses to fit your needs. Do you have a special occasion? You will learn how to cook to impress. If you haven’t the skills to cook at home, I have a course that will make you an accomplished cook. It covers all aspects from shopping, sanitation, cooking methods, desserts and so much more. We will touch on all aspects of cookery. Once you have mastered the my course you will be toasted at every meal. Allow me to be your guide on this adventure, Bon appetite, Chef Erik


      After a long day, no one wants to cook. Give your stove the night off! Joni's Flying Pig is a personal chef service, dedicated to creating meals that will not only give you your life back, but will be nutritious and delicious. You will receive an initial consultation to assess your likes, dislikes, and special dietary needs. We will determine how you want your meals left (fresh or frozen), and arrange a schedule. I will provide customized meal planning and in-home meal preparation, and I will clean and sanitize your kitchen to the way I found it. My services are ideal for the busy person, people who do not want or like to cook, or seniors that no longer can prepare their meals. My clients love having more time in their lives for family, hobbies, and knowing that their parents and loved ones are eating more healthy food. I can work on any diet plan or healthy meals. I make homemade and tasty food.

      • 9 years in business

      Chef Ronald A. Campanaro is a creative and innovative culinary artist offering a variety of handcrafted hors d'oeuvres, small plates, entrees, and desserts. All are consistent in technique, flavor, and presentation. From formal events and cocktail parties to holiday gatherings, Chef Ronnie will work with you to devise a menu that suits your unique budget, preferences and dietary needs. Over the past 15 years, Chef Ronnie has won numerous awards and received excellent reviews in publications such as The New York Times, Journal News, Zagat, and Westchester Magazine. A mixologist is available with the services upon request.

      • 8 years in business

      I really work with my clients to give them what they expect. I cook organic farm fresh local foods as well as organic foods. I have worked and have experience with many multicultural/ethnic cuisines such as Indian, Asian, Irish and American palates.

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      How do you find a good caterer?

      Reviews, interviews and menu tastings will help you find the right catering choice for your big day. Start by screening possible wedding caterers based on past reviews. If a caterer you are interested in has a review that concerns you, ask them about it; how they respond will be very telling. Next, ask about their availability for your wedding date.

      If the wedding caterer is available on your date, it’s time to talk about menus and prices. Be clear about what your maximum budget is find out what choices this will allow you. Caterers may custom-create a menu for your event, or they may have menu templates within different price ranges that can guide your decision. A clear budget gives the caterer clear parameters within which to work and offer creative suggestions. Schedule a menu tasting to confirm you love your wedding menu. Once you have a menu and date, and have paid a deposit to reserve the caterer’s services, confirm additional details including when the food will be delivered to the site, what kind of service will be provided, how many servers will be onsite and for how long, and who is responsible for setup and cleanup. The more specific your contract, the fewer worries you’ll have on your wedding day. Get more smart hiring tips here.

      How much does wedding catering cost per person?

      Wedding catering costs will always vary based on the number of guests you’re inviting, the menu you want to serve, and the way the food will be served to your guests. As you interview wedding catering companies, you’ll be presented with a cost per person for various menus. On the low end, wedding catering may cost approximately $15-$18 per person. This would include prepared food only, with no setup or service of any kind. The starting price for a simple buffet meal with minimal service typically averages $22 per person. Opting for the same menu with all organic ingredients could raise your costs to about $33 per person. A moderately upscale menu (finer ingredients, more elaborate presentation) could range from $24 to $34 per person. High-end wedding catering cost truly has no limit. Lobster, filet mignon, specialty seafood, organic ingredients — menu choices like these can boost your cost per person up to $150 and more.

      Do you tip a wedding caterer?

      Tipping 15 percent to 20 percent on a $3,000 catering bill can feel daunting — especially in light of all the other costs of throwing a wedding — but tipping your wedding caterer is standard practice. Be sure to ask your caterer about their specific policies. Many catering companies include gratuity as a line item on their bill. If tipping is not automatically included in your total, a good approach is to tip all the people involved the day of the event rather than paying one lump sum to the catering company. For each server and bartender, you can tip $20-$50, depending on how long they were onsite and whether they did exceptional work. You can also tip the chef; experts suggest $50. It’s also a good idea to tip the catering manager, the point-of-contact person who keeps the catering service running smoothly the day of your wedding, ensures all the food looks beautiful and is plentiful, and resolves any mishaps. Industry pros recommend tipping the catering manager $100-$200. If gratuity is not included and you’re tipping individuals, set aside $200-$500 in cash to be safe.

      How much does it cost to hire a caterer?

      Catering prices depend mainly on how fancy you want the food and service to be and how many guests you’ll have. When you’re first looking to hire a caterer for your event, consider how many guests you’ll have and your total food and drink budget. The national average for event catering is $340, but catering prices can range into the thousands depending on your menu, guest count, and service.

      Event catering is a broad term that covers everything from fully prepared, ready-to-eat food that the hosts plate and serve themselves to full-service, multicourse meals, including rental of linens, glassware and other items, with service staff organized by the catering company. Usually a caterer will determine cost based on the type of event you’re having, how many guests will attend, the level of service you desire, and what type of menu you’d like to have. For example, if you have a set catering budget, say $1,500, and you plan to have 50 people attend, that means you have $30 per person for food. If you have the same budget with 100 people, you have $15 per person for food. In this way, the number of people you want to attend your event and the level of food you want to serve them determines how much catering will cost.

      What should you look for in a caterer?

      A delicious meal is a critical element of a successful wedding, with happy guests fondly remembering your fabulous wedding food. The right caterer for you will be:

      • Available: Even the best caterer is no good if they aren’t available on your wedding date. Ask early before you get your heart set on someone.
      • Affordable for you: Find a caterer that you can afford. Having a spending plan ahead of time will mean you won’t overspend on food.
      • A good personality fit: Wedding planning is stressful, so work with someone that you can get along with and communicate with easily.
      • Experienced and recommended: Ensure the company has a proven track record with events of your size and the references to back it up.
      • Transparent about money: Steer clear of shady pricing. Find a caterer who is very clear about costs and is happy to talk you through budgets and pricing options.
      • Transparent about food: Find someone who is clear about where they source their food from and where it is prepared.
      Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.