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Salinas Personal Chefs

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Chef Rocco Cartia
4.7
from 121 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 183 hires on Thumbtack
Davida M.
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Rocco was our personal chef and cooked us a great meal, with a perfect matching wine selection. Splendid six-course meal with true respect for the purity of the ingredients. Three types of cherry-tomato each tasted different and totally lifted the flavor of the perfectly cooked salmon. The wine selection was as respectful in its tastes and purity. We can fully recommend Rocco as a talented chef and host, even in your own home. He'll take over your kitchen and treat you and your guests to a star-dinner, right in your own home. And leave it spotless too. It has been an amazing experience! Chapeau to Rocco!

Flavors of Magick
4.9
from 27 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Taylor D.
Verified review

Food was amazing!! I booked Flavors of Magick for a surprise Father’s Day brunch for my husband and in-laws that were in town. The soul food cuisine of shrimp and grits, greens and waffles were a huge hit! My in laws are from the south and are *very* particulate about soul food...they gave the dishes two thumbs up! Would definitely book again and highly recommend.

Top Pro
  • 19 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
David B.
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We hired Karla for a long weekend of cooking breakfast and dinner for 10-16 people at each meal at our home in Santa Cruz. We didn't know what to expect entirely, but Karla was more than we hoped for. Super nice, very punctual, very honest, gives a good value for the money and most of all Karla is a truly wonderful chef. She can cook anything you can imagine and she does it all well. Our dinners included perfectly cooked New York steaks, lasagna, vegetables, lots of items for carb-conscious folks, etc. Her menus were fantastic and we have a ton of great food. Best of all Karla cleans up. I would give Karla 10 stars on a 5 star chart. Some of the others took pictures of the "spread" Karla created so I don't have those handy to post. Karla is a gem in Santa Cruz and we will be using her in the future. Dave & Lynn and Cindy & John Santa Cruz, CA

Magnificent Meals
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Libby J.
Verified review

Chef Elizabeth does a fantastic job with working with our busy, young family. She is great with listening to our needs & providing not only healthy options, but wonderful tasting meals! I even had Chef E teach me how to prepare a few of our favorite dishes & she was very patient & knowledgeable.

The Session
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Viviane F.
Verified review

My mother is an awesome chef, I would recommend The Session to my mother that's how awesome his food is. Seriously cannot recommend enough, he is professional and creative!

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Table & Terrace Catering
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shami R.
Verified review

Tonya was very warm from our first contact. She definitely listened to what I needed and quickly put together some ideas. She is very flexible and never lets on that you are taking up her (very precious and little) free time. The evening of the event: I finally met Tonya and Israel. They went right to work with very little direction from me (their staff had to do final set up of the tables). My guests raved about the presentation and quality of the hors d’ouevres. Dinner was beautiful, delicious, and service was lovely. Just to top it off, no other caterer/chef service we have used has left our kitchen and home in such great shape. I can’t wait to book the team again.

Chef Ryan Campbell Sr
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jessica W.
Verified review

I have had the pleasure of dining on Chef Ryan Campbell’s amazing creations on more than one occasion. His food is absolutely delicious. Not only does it look amazing but it tastes even better! It is hard to find an experienced, talented Chef who will listen to your needs and wants but Chef Ryan Campbell certainly does. Highly recommended!

Chef Tana J Duncan
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 8 years in business
Jessica J.
Verified review

Tana is an incredible chef! Ive worked with her on a number of occasions and she is always punctual, professional, and extremely creative! She is fabulous at addressing food allergies and intolerances, and is an expert in hormone balancing and nutritional foods. Every event we have had her at has been such a success because of what she was able to dream up and literally bring to the table. A must-hire for any special event, small event, personal food needs, etc.

Supreme LD
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Al G.
Verified review

Louis, has a great team. He is a leader that speaks volumes. Louis and his partners are extremely knowledgeable and know how to solve and fix problems before they arrive. Louise, his team and partner has great personalities, very diverse in all aspects of the business sense. They are easy to talk to and work with, especially when scheduling a meeting, they are very flexible. Overall they are AWESOME!!!

Chef Sterling Walker III
5.0
from 1 review
  • 16 years in business
Elena B.
Verified review

The event went perfectly. The bacon wrapped pumpkin bites were absolutely incredible with the sherry cream sauce. Would hire again. Thanks, Sterling!

Judy P.
Verified review

Anna is a delight. She accomodated my desire to create the menu for an elegant dinner party for 8, and made great suggestions to add to it. She's very professional and planned well so that the dinner was served right on time. The flavors were wonderful and the presentation beautiful. What a treat it was to enjoy my own party and have the cleanup done for me. She even handwashed my china and silverware. I'll have her back as soon as I plan another party.

  • 2 years in business
Mary M.
Verified review

Andy was the most professional chef I have ever done business with. He catered my wedding and everything was just perfect. The taste of the food matched the amazingly beautiful plating. I will be hiring him for all my future culinary needs. He is the best!!!!

About

Grass Roots Supper Club is a local group of foodies who meet once a month to discover new, local and seasonal food. Chef David Linn cooks a different themed meal once a month, featuring different local vendors and ingredients. He also provides private dinner parties, cooking lessons and catering services.

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We offer menu consulting, event catering, healthy food preperation, weight loss menu/cooking, cooking lessons, and nutrition consulting.

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I am a personal chef for those who are unable to cook. I am cheap and friendly. Nowadays, money is tight, so my rate is $15 per person.

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I work with individuals and families to create fresh and healthy meals that they can enjoy throughout the week. I enjoy catering to restricted and unique diets to show people that special diets do not mean boring food. I am also a pastry chef with a strong background in chocolate and confectionery creations.

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We are a full service catering company and venue. We can do everything including weddings, corporate events, home parties, office drop-offs, healthy meal prep, celebrations of life, or school lunch programs. We have a beautiful venue in Monterey overlooking the Laguna Seca Golf Ranch. The restaurant can seat max 205, we have a patio that can hold 66 and a private dining room which can comfortably seat 30. Tent options are a possibility on property as well. In addition, we have a full bar, portable bars, stage, dance floor, and screens for power point. For menu samples and pictures please check the site. We look forward to helping with your special day!

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When you don't have the time nor energy to put together a healthy delicious meal, I can do it for you. I love to cook different cuisines, never stick to just one style of cooking. Whatever it is that I prepare, the main purpose is to keep the food hearty and healthy. I do your grocery shopping for you after learning your likes, dislikes, allergies, etc. and stock up your fridge for the weekly menu plan. I am friendly, outgoing, and creative person. My hourly rate changes due to how many in your family I am cooking for. I would like nothing more than to bring great food to your table!

  • 28 years in business
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Full service event and catering company. Private chef extraordinaire is also available if needed. Best of the best American Asia Cuisine. Extremely high quality, clean, healthy, and delicious food. With Michi's, life is always beautiful!

  • 4 years in business
About

I am a highly motivated professional with 14 years of experience working in the food industry including restaurants, hotels and seven years at UCSC Dining Service. My love and passion for food and teaching makes me the best option out there to teach you how to cook, cook for your special occasion, special gathering or a special dinner for two. I make food simple, fun and elegant. That is what it's all about.

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Attention to detail and customization. I am very creative with foods and customize the recipes based on your needs.

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Need a Personal Chef

Los Altos, CA

  • Type of food preparation
    Personal meal - in-home service
  • Cuisine type
    American - casual
  • Details
    Come by twice a week to prep family meals for 2 adults 2 kids
  • $170
    Average price

Need a Personal Chef

Salinas, CA

  • Type of food preparation
    Plated dinner, Family style meal, Cocktail party, Special occasion
  • Cuisine type
    I'm not sure yet
  • Details
    Moms 50th bday party
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