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San Clemente Pastry Chefs

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Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 120 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cassandra L.
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Oh my. There are not enough stars for how perfect this private chef dinner was. From the first contact chef Boris and Carolina were so very attentive and lightening fast responders. Carolina is the most organized and sets your mind at ease that no detail will be forgotten or left out. I never worried they would execute our requests to perfection. She's is calming and a can do yes person. Pricing is beyond fair. The food was beautiful. The presentation was contemporary and current. The taste was spot on and no one left a bite on a plate. 10 star flavors and service. Left the place spotless. I have not one thing I would edit. It is so nice knowing before the event even begins you are in good hands. The attention Carolina gives sets all your worries free so chef Boris can come in and just hit it out of the park while you and guests sip cocktails.

Millie's Berries & Cakes
4.5
from 41 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Yeni R.
Verified review

I have been searching for someone i could trust who could make my daughters unicorn cake for her first birthday (im a very picky person). I was going to do a little photoshoot of my daughter smashing the cake. Im so happy i found Millie she went above and beyond to make sure she knew exactly want i wanted on the cake. It was all a last minute thing and im happy she was able to make it for me, she delivered the cake to me and the minute i saw the cake i knew i finally found someone who can make all my future cakes and pastries. I already booked her again for my daughters birthday party this coming Saturday. Thank you Millie and her assistant !!

Chef Leslie Ann Catering
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Heather K.
Verified review

Chef Leslie Ann made an AMAZING variety of gorgeously plated scrumptious food for a friend's baby shower. Everyone raved about the food! Chef Leslie Ann was professional, creative, and accommodating. I will definitely ask her to cater my future events!

Luscious Bites, LLC
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Chandra W.
Verified review

I highly recommend Chef Renee and the Luscious Bites team for all your catering needs. We recently had our Annual Corporate Sales Meeting and had multiple Sales Reps visiting California for the week. After weeks of planning and setting up a few evening events to entertain our Reps, we found out 5 days before one of the events that the original plan was no longer going to work. In a last-minute mad dash to throw together a themed dinner party we asked around for recommendations and the moment I spoke with Jessica and received the menu I knew I found the right company. Best decision we made was to hire them. Chef Renee and her team made everything so streamlined and simple on our end. We literally picked the food and they handled everything else. From set up to break down to clean up, we did NOTHING!!! Which was a nice change since we usually do EVERYTHING. Not only did they accommodate us with regards to our time sensitive needs, They also were great at helping us choose the best menu to fit our Polynesian theme. Their pricing was more than reasonable esp. for all she and her team did to provide such a great atmosphere with such great food. AND THE FOOD IS GREAT, phenomenal is even a better word to describe the choices for our dinner party. We took all the reps to the Cayman Islands one year for this meeting and can you believe I got more compliments and rave reviews about our Laguna Beach event then I did about being on an ISLAND. It is all attributed to Chef Renee's food and her team's service. All in all, the event went off without a hitch. Thanks so much again to Chef Renee and her team. You will NOT be disappointed and no need to keep searching. Just book them for your event today.... you hit the jackpot!!

The Bake Ninja
4.4
from 12 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Electra K.
Verified review

Jennifer was a consummate professional. She arrived on time each day with a smile and ready to teach 3 wonderfully spirited young girls. She had patience and showed kindness to the girls and taught them how to bake very difficult pastries and a cake that you would find in a professional bake shop or patisserie. We were very pleased and would use Jennifer again.

Francoise Brana
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Dr Jeffrey M.
Verified review

What a pleasure to have Chef Francoise Brana at my home to prepare one of the best dinners for a very picky group of foodies. Thanks to her menu and beautiful presentation my dinner party was 5*****+ Add that to her bubbly personality the evening was a WOW!!

free agent
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Sean R.
Verified review

Ashley made the cake for my wedding - a tall task for some, but not for her. To say she knocked it out of the park would be an understatement. First of all the cake - this thing was the simplest, elegant, and most beautiful piece of work in pastry form that I've ever seen and tasted. Ashley's passion for her craft really shines through in her work (see the picture). And second of all the professionalism - Ashley is one bad-@$$ pastry chef, and she is an absolute joy to work with. Super responsive, super helpful, super sweet, super down-to-earth. I can't recommend Ashley enough. 6 stars!

Marckende
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ace W.
Verified review

Chef Marckende was amazing! He came up with an incredibly creative menu (all vegan/vegetarian) with dumplings, potstickers, ramen, and an amazing chocolate, strawberry, blueberry layer cake. He was very responsive in the planning process, even coordinating the on-site setup/visit the night before because we were celebrating a birthday with a group of friends at an AirBnb. Couldn't have imagined a better dining experience for celebrating a birthday with the group of 11. He was very professional, came with all of the necessary supplies, took care of service and clean-up. If you're looking to choose a chef for an event, you're missing out if you don't choose Chef Marckende. He'll create a memorable meal and take care of all the details so you don't have to even think about doing anything else other than enjoying a great meal with great company.

Kevies Kitchen
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Michele A.
Verified review

Kevie is a gifted pastry chef whose modern desserts showcase her unique experience. She prepared a beautiful dessert bar table for a large event of 600+ people that our company was sponsoring. The treats were delicious and nutritious baked using our Sugar 2.0 product which includes soluble fiber and probiotics (www.sugar2pt0.com). Her recipes are incredible, and you will be pleased with her sweet treats for your friends and family. She is a professional and fun to work with too. I highly recommend her and am impressed with her baking techniques and capacity to foresee the outcomes! Thank you so much Kevies Kitchen! Everyone loved your yummy treats, you made our event a huge success!

Sucker for Cake
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Brenda M.
    Verified review

    I've been to several events where Gerald was the main chef that catered and executed the event. His work is meticulous in the kitchen, and his food is excellent. His pastries are incredible and he even makes vegetarian dishes! Every encounter I've had with him has been great. The food is always made to perfection.

    Bw's California Catering
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 1 year in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Tom S.
    Verified review

    We hired Brian to cook for a group of 22 for our friends 30th B'day party. Leading up to the event, communication was fantastic - Brian was responsive, communicative, and flexible with regard to logistics, menu selection, etc. He was happy to accommodate our requests, but able to offer informed, thoughtful recommendations in areas where we deferred to him, which we really appreciated since this was our first time hiring a chef for an event. During the party Brian and his assistant were efficient and competent - everything ran ahead-of-schedule, and the food was fantastic! All our guests have asked for his card to hire him for their special events, and we look forward to having Brian cook for us again!

    Tessie's Just Desserts
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    About

    I am a scratch baker that uses premium ingredients.

    • 3 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Amanda C.
    Verified review

    Ellena is incredible! She offers amazing food and exceptional service. She clearly loves what she does and is passionate about food and clients, offering creativity and customization. Whether looking to feed yourself or your family healthy meals or looking to host a knock-your-socks-off catered gathering - I work with her regularly for both and there is nothing she doesn't wow me with. The best Cuban sandwiches you have ever tasted for a fun Miami night theme, mashed potatoe bar for a midnight comfort food theme at a fancy holiday party - Ellena is creative, kind, and extremely talented. I would highly recommend her.

    • 6 years in business
    About

    I am a Southwest Riverside County chef who has devoted his life to food, wine, beer and the creation experiences that are unexpected and unforgettable. I'll create a menu tailored for you. I am very flexible.I've cooked everything to from French cuisine to Hawaiian luau BBQ. I can do dinner parties, birthdays and anything else where a certain wow is required. Give me a call, and let's create.

    About

    I am a professional baker. I started baking when I was a child and I came from a family of pastry chefs. I have always known that this was my choice of profession. I believe that people can taste the love in food when someone who cooks it genuinely loves what he/she does. I have graduated from Le Cordon Bleu and have been part of such events like Golden Foodie Awards, Taste of Newport, Taste of Laguna and Make a Wish Foundation to name a few. I do custom cupcakes and desserts. I enjoy making that special event for you; the one that you will remember. Let us start making memories today!

    About

    We make cakes and pastries and anything that you need for your event or small party, from cakes to cupcakes and cookies, custom orders, etc.

    About

    Our staff are people person and our food is real and rich !

    About

    If you want fantastic looking cakes/pastry that also taste delicious, I'm your gal! I love to design special occasion cakes, and make my clients happy! I use premium ingredients, less sugar than most, and have experience with both organic and vegan baking. I am dedicated, trustworthy, professional, and arrive on time with my client's best interests at heart. I have created cakes for the Four Seasons Hotel, many restaurants including Water Grill, Bastide, and Delfina, as well as numerous private clients. You can check out more about me on my website: koaduncan.com

    About

    Hi. I'm Chef Jocelyne. I'm a graduate from Le Cordon Bleu. I'm a passionate chef who loves to cook. To me, it is not a job. It is my passion to serve others and satisfy their appetites. I hope to hear from you soon and show you what I can do as a chef.

    About

    I provide personal chef services in the Inland Empire featuring a very well-rounded repertoire of regional cuisines, and desserts for small to medium-sized events. I am classically-trained. I have fine dining, as well as casual or rustic-styled cooking experience. I also have pastry chef experience.

    • 8 years in business
    About

    Hello, ladies and gentlemen. I would like to introduce myself, I am Chef Mark. My culinary background is over 10 years of experience including being a banquet chef at The Ritz Carlton in Laguna Beach, CA. Even though my background does come from higher-end cooking, I do not shy away from simple causal cooking. I love to cook and cater to all different events such as, birthdays, weddings, special events, graduations, cocktail parties, pool parties and many more. My goal is to not only deliver you with an ultra-flavorful taste from the food but also to give you a memorable experience that you may look back throughout the years. There is no such thing as too big of an event nor there is too small of one either. I do also have professional helpers if needed to assist me. The way it works is I will draft a menu up for you based on the dishes or theme you may want. Then on the event day, I will come on over to the location either with the food prepped and ready to go or start prepping there to give you more of the authentic surrounding whatever you may choose. Then, I will plate the dishes and serve or if buffet style set up individual dishes to be eaten at will. Then, after that I will clean the location and leave it cleaner than when I arrived to make sure on your end your job is to only enjoy your time with your guests and the experience. So, where do we go from here? Just simply call me, and I will gladly greet you and start planning your most enjoyable event also on getting a menu setup in addition to a quote on the event. If there was any service not mention on this ad, please still call or email me. I would gladly try to accommodate you. To my future client, I wish you have a pleasant day. Chef Mark

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    Need Personal Chef

    Capistrano Beach, CA

    • Event type
      Night with friends
    • Meals needed
      Other (BBQ)
    • Interested in the following cuisine
      American - casual
    • Courses / Dishes
      Salad: Yes, Single entree: No, Multiple entrees: Yes, Side dishes: Yes
    • Will the chef provide alcohol?
      No, the chef does not need to provide alcohol
    • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
      No dietary restrictions
    • Head count
      11-20
    • Budget per head
      Other (I provide all food)
    • Details
      I will provide all alcohol and food, looking to hire chef
    • $250
      Average price

    Need a Personal Chef (ongoing)

    San Clemente, CA

    • Meal preparation frequency
      Once a week
    • Meals needed
      Dinner
    • Head count
      3
    • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
      No dietary restrictions
    • Day(s) needed
      Monday
    • Time(s) needed
      Morning (9am-noon)
    • Details
      I'm looking to get a quote for weekly cooking services for the family of 3. I'd love to have a cook to come to our place every week on Monday to prepare 2-4 dishes that will last for us till Friday.
    • $275
      Average price

    Need a Personal Chef

    San Clemente, CA

    • Meals needed
      Dinner
    • Interested in the following cuisine
      Mediterranean
    • Will the chef provide alcohol?
      No, the chef does not need to provide alcohol
    • Budget per head
    • Details
      We are looking for meals (can be prepared at our house) healthy meals for 5 days a week. Can be prepared all at once and kept in the frig.
    • $100
      Average price
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