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Everything was delicious and just kept getting better as each course was served. What made the evening even better was chef Lilian’s great personality.
We have had personal chefs in the past and all were good experiences, but Shawna was a cut above. The experience that she provided was exemplary in every facet. Shawna was personable, prepared, and her food was exquisite. She will be called upon in the future to cater any event we may have. We give her our highest recommendation.
Fabulous chef very professional and great food
Kathy created the perfect event with her beautiful display of food for the private club at Kukuiula on Kauai. She was professional and warm and the food wasn't just lovely to look at but was a delight to eat!!!! The island of Kauai misses Fruitcakes Chef Services!
I am a mother of three children and I hired Chris to be our family's private chef. She also was the chef for our occasional dinner parties chef as well as coordinated them for the last two years. We absolutely enjoyed her cooking and loved her easy going nature. Our family will miss Chris profusely as we are moving to Austin.
It was our 9 year old sons Birthday and Chris held a chefs class for the kids that was great! Kids had a blast and the food was amazing. Thanks Chris
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.
Unbelievable chef! Stephani's attention to detail and artful plating of every course is exceptional. EVERYTHING she makes is delicious beyond words. If you are looking for the BEST chef for any of your dining needs - look no further....you've found the best.
Andres is a delightful and extraordinarily talented chef. Top rates in my book!
My experience with Anne Masri was outstanding! She is absolutely an expert nutritionist, specialty chef, and very professional in her work. Plus Anne is a very pleasant and caring person. I thoroughly enjoyed meeting Anne and the private, personalized nutritional cooking lesson that she gave me in my own kitchen. I could not have asked for better. Anne exceeded my expectations! I highly recommend Anne to everyone who wants the services she provides. Thank you, Anne!
In my mind, I create the most idyllic, renewing, peaceful, joyous silk painting retreat...ever known to humanity. Then I close my eyes, put my dream into a pink bubble and let it go. Voila..my dream comes back to me ...only better than I could ever have created myself, because now it includes a Gourmet Chef named Gigi Cohen. Home-Sweet-Home Cooking served three lovely, sumptuous meals at 8 am..... noon and 6 pm every day...promptly. My room was near the kitchen, so I did get to watch she and Glen (assistant) prepare the meals together. Gigi and Glen were very orderly and methodical and they worked in peaceful harmony together, in prep, serving and cleanup. I have a few other dreams in a few other bubbles...floating around out there...and NOW they do include GiGi Cohen and "Home-Sweet-Home Cooking" Thanks Gigi and Glen, from Suzanne Knight and the San Diego Silk Guild
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.
We arrived at the Fishbone Kitchen where Chef Bear is the executive chef and were immediately served many nice dishes of fresh ceviche while we waited for our class. Once in the kitchen, we learned many cool techniques for knife skills and other techniques like oyster shucking and removing the skin from a salmon without using a knife! Chef Bear was informative and hospitable. The only reason I am removing a star is because the kitchen we were in was very small (he did have a larger kitchen for us but the location fell through at the last moment) and took away from the experience for some of the participants due to it being difficult to see or hear -- positioning and noise level was a culprit. But all in all it was a very cool experience at a very reasonable rate. Chef Bear did everything he could to customize the class for us according to our interests, needs and experience levels. I would recommend him.
For the last 3 years, Chef Monterey has been a constant fixture at our events. Her food is absolutely top-notch, and she always comes up with just the right dishes for each dinner! We've done everything from a Western-themed birthday party with authentic BBQ to a classy Old Hollywood New Year's Eve where she served an eight (!!!) course tasting menu, and her food just knocks it out of the park. Chef Monterey is most definitely in our top 3 private chefs in Southern California (and we've gone through A LOT), and if you want absolutely AMAZING food made by a dynamic young chef with a personality to match, she's your girl!
Flavor Affinity and Chef Baker came highly recommended by a co-worker of mine. I decided to use this service because Chef Baker was not only the first to respond to my email, (I sent out the same email to 3 private chef/caterers) but had the most value built into his quote. He had pre-built packages but ultimately allowed us to design the whole menu! We chose a 4 course option and could not have been happier with the food, ambiance, and decor. Lastly, as the party began to wind down, I noticed that almost the whole service area and glassware was cleaned up without anyone noticing. It was a truly impressive evening and Flavor Affinity comes highly recommended from myself and surely anyone who has had the pleasure to work with them.
I had the pleasure of working for Haylee at a recent retreat for cancer survivors. She formulated the entire menu specifically for the camper's recovery and spoke to them about the value and details of a healthy diet and how crucial it is to their overall health. What's really evident though is how much she cares. You can see it in her work ethic, in her focus, in her preparation and you can feel and taste it in the food. She brings it all together with a mindfulness aspect that was new to a lot of us. I have learned a ton through working with her in the kitchen. Having Haylee as the nutrition guru and chef was a great overall holistic health experience.
Jared is caring, talented, and an amazing chef! I recommend him with great enthusiasm.
OMG just love Chef Jenn food and wine ,and food !!!
Deliciously Done catered our engagement party at our home for about 25 guests. The experience was fantastic! All my guest raved about how great the food was. Not only was the food delicious and exactly what we wanted, our chef was extremely professional and courteous to our guests.
Taylor is an amazing chef who is innovative and talented. He cooked for me and my guests for a birthday and created the most beautiful dishes that included sushi, Thai and other Asian cuisines. Very impressive.
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