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San Clemente Chefs

Browse these chefs with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in San Clemente.

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 114 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Vanessa G.
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We hosted an event for 150 people and Chef Boris and Carolina were wonderful with catering our event. Communication was great and our guests loved the food!

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

Loved meeting with Chef Jose! He's very down the earth, positive, friendly, and SO willing to do whatever you ask to make you day special! Definitely looking forward to working with him on our wedding day! Also, I have searched high and low, and you will NOT find a price better than his! (Always a plus!)

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Busy Bee Cook for Me
5.0
from 61 reviews
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Melanie G.
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I feel so fortunate to have found Lilian! Everything about her service, from first contact to last was excellent. She was professional, flexible to meet my client's needs, and her rates were fair. And would you believe on top of all that her food was DELICIOUS! Busy Bee is the total package. Some of the hits of the evening were the Warm Artichoke Crab Fondue, the Butternut Squash Soup and the Meatballs in Marinara. Your mouth watering yet!? Her skills are undeniable. A true chef. I would absolutely, hands down hire Busy Bee again!

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Best Mobile Chef
5.0
from 51 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Aimee Z.
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Shawna has been a god send! My daughter and I have a lot of restrictions to our diet for health reasons and Shawna goes out of her way to accommodate and make delicious and nutritious meals for us

Chef Mumsie LLC
4.6
from 46 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
William C.
Verified review

Food delivery was a little late, but the Chefs stayed and helped with set-up and service even though they were not contracted too. They carved the turkey on location and stayed for the whole event. They also supplied plates and utensils even though we did not ask for them. They were great from start to finish with food left over after feeding 130.

  • 15 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
Mary M.
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I hired Rich for a small event at my house yesterday. Before the party, Rich was always answering my phone calls and texts with any question or concerns I had. The day of the party he did an EXCELLENT job bartending and walking around to make sure everyones glasses we full! He even went to the extent to help entertain my 2 year old during dinner time and helped the chef move empty dishes! He was truly amazing and a great price and i will definitely use him again!

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Aioli
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Angela G.
Verified review

Five stars for all for categories. The chicken piccata and trip tip were tender and delicious, and the side dishes were fresh and tasty as well. Aioli dropped off on time in nice dishes. My compliments to the chef!

  • 3 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Dolores G.
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I am beyond grateful to Thumbtack for connecting me to Chef Keith Prante and his team at Hautè Productions Events and Catering to cater my mom's 80th birthday celebration. They are absolutely A-MAZING! Chef Prante was one of two chefs who responded to my request via Thumbtack, and I also received a personal referral. Neither of the other caterers offered ANYWHERE NEAR the quality, selections, variety and value that Hautè offered at my price point. We had our tasting today, and it absolutely sealed the deal! Everything was delicious and the presentation was outstanding. I highly recommend Hautè Productions to any potential customer who appreciates excellence, accommodation and genuine customer service.

Top Pro
  • 3 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Imed F.
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Chef David did a fantastic job catering my daughter's wedding. He was so easy to work with. He helped us out with ideas to customize a delicious menu that satisfied vegetarians as well as non vegetarians. Food and service were exceptional. I recommend chef David to anyone. He will truly put 110% in making your event memorable.

One Hot Dish Catering Co.
4.9
from 27 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Dashawn R.
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Michelle from One HOT Dish Catering was hired as a 'one time' personal chef at my home. I requested that Michelle provide me and my guest with a fine dining experience with five star restaurant service. She didn't disappoint. Michelle transformed of portion of my home into an elegant dining corner and prepared a full course meal with the culinary expertise reminiscent of Flemings. If you weren't in awe of the table setting and china flatware then you were marveled by her attentive service and the exquisite manner in which explained each dish. We felt like royalty. We can't wait to do it again!

  • 18 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Micheline C.
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We loved the level of service and the food was amazing! Our guests loved every course. The chef used fresh ingredients and each dish was deliciously prepared and well presented. The entire staff created a wonderful experience for us and our guests. They were professional, courteous, friendly, very accommodating, and completely self-sufficient. We didn't have to lift a finger. Even the planning stage was made easy. Bill was extremely responsive, very professional, and reliable. They were reasonabley priced, as well. I would highly recommend them.

Enjoy Dining In
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Vicki A.
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Chris is a wonderful chef. She prepares delicious meals and manages to do this while using the healthiest ingredients. She is incredibly creative and accommodating. She's able to juggle many different food requests and provide amazing options for everyone, from vegans and red meat eaters. Chris is an absolute pleasure and I cannot recommend her enough!!

La Panzano Gourmet Catering
4.5
from 11 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Talia M.
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Chef was the perfect find for my bridal shower! We worked together to create the perfect menu for my needs and budget, and even now months later, ladies still compliment the food. Thank you Chef!

Top Chef
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Carol G.
Verified review

I have enjoyed Diane's cooking very much. All of her meals have been very delicious. I especially liked the French dish she cooked, "Filet Mignon with Bernaise Sauce". I felt like I was eating at a 5 star restaurant. She is one of the best chef's I've had the pleasure of meeting.

Chef Bai
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Bibi A.
Verified review

Bailey is an amazing chef. Not only does she use the freshest ingregents but her food is devoured by both adults and children. Her food is balanced, healthy, colorful and delicious! Most importantly, Bailey's food is made with LOVE!

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

Chef Gil was amazing and beyond patient with my constant changes and requests. His assistant was awesome too and made sure our glasses were filled at all times. They even answered the door for me and helped me get things situated Since I had been running a little behind. He recommended some dishes that I was iffy about and the ended up being the hit with my group of women. I will definately be using Gil again. Absolutely amazing! Thank you from the whole group.

Divoon Dining
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Gisele G.
Verified review

Chef Gene Gerrard has a passion for his art. We have hired him several times over the years and have always been extremely happy with the results. His cooking is outstanding and he has a great sense of organization and timing. You won't be disappointed. Gisele and Andy

Kevies Kitchen
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea C.
Verified review

Kevie did everything exactly as I asked. She beat the competition on the price as well. I would highly recommend her.

Meraki Meals
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Michael B.
Verified review

Excellent. Jory is a great Chef, very interested in pleasing customer and educating at the same time. Very knowledgeable about the culinary arts. I recommend him without hesitation.

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

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.

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