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Lillian was great for our small wedding. The poke was on par with something you might find a Roy's, definitely some of the best I've had on the mainland. The lamb chop, sea bass, chicken, basically everything was incredible. All the guests loved the food. It's good luck for our marriage going forward that we had such good food on our wedding day!(show more)
Avian was awesome! He stayed on top of everything and was very communicative throughout the whole process. The food was amazing and I definitely will keep him in mind for future events!(show more)
Chris made my dad's 60th birthday a wonderful experience for my family. She was happy to accommodate all our requests and her food was excellent!(show more)
For my son's birthday party he requested Chinese food. Abraham cooked a delicious Chinese feast infused with Peruvian flavors--giving a unique twist to my son's favorite dishes. Homemade vegetable dumplings were a stand out! We have food allergies in our family as well and Abraham created a worry-free, flavor packed dinner for all!(show more)
Chef Joan was absolutely wonderful! She was so friendly and happy, it was clear she loved her job and loved sharing it with us. She cooked for my boyfriend and I at our home on Valentine's weekend, it was the first time we had ever tried a personal chef. We both love eating out and cooking at home - basically we love food, and we wanted to try something different. This experience was especially great because she shared so many tips and tricks with us - I have been trying new things in the kitchen ever since! It was also great that she shared our values in making a gluten-free, low carb meal. Joan started out with pork belly (melt-in-your mouth amazing - thank goodness she made enough for leftovers!) then moved on to one of the best porkchops ever created. The side dish was buttery mashed cauliflower, but made with a few special ingredients that turned into something out of this world (I don't want to give away the secrets!) It was just like a side of creamy mashed potatoes, but better. To top it off, she brought over a whole tupperware of moist, GF chocolate cookies for us to keep! She used them in the dessert, which was heavenly. Over all, I wish I could give chef Joan 10 out of 5 stars!(show more)
We had a delicious dinner from Chef Andres. He made a beautiful dinner for 10 adults to celebrate my mom's birthday. It was a perfect evening!(show more)
We had a NYE dinner party and Francesco was amazing. From the very beginning he was so easy to work with. The service was great and the food was delicious.(show more)
We could not have been happier with our dinner by Chef Joe. He created a wonderful meal and experience for six old friends reuniting in SD for the weekend. I received several quotes when investigating a personal chef and Joe was VERY reasonably priced, provided lots of options, and was extremely easy to collaborate with. We enjoyed his company and the meal immensely. Everything was delicious. Of note: our rental house had an oven that was very temperamental and certainly made his prep more difficult but nothing suffered as a result. All six of us were elated. We had NY steak, salmon, braised artichokes, gratin, peach cobbler, and a wonderful cheese and fruit plate. I couldn't believe all we got for the price and we had enough left over for four of us to do it all over again the next night. I enthusiastically recommend Chef Joe and Couch Potatoes and could not have been happier with my first personal chef experience.(show more)
I received a detailed quote/menu from Unison which very much interested me. We spoke about some of the items and agreed upon a perfect menu of appetizer-type foods for my party. The food was dropped off timely and tasted very good. There was a missing food item (accidentally) but when I raised the issue Chef Linton promptly resolved it with me. He was polite and professional.(show more)
Kari was an outstanding chef and completely accommodated us for a gluten free meal! I can't wait to use her again!(show more)
Events are much more enjoyable with the most delicious food and drinks. Steven brings every event he caters to a higher level of enjoyment by cooking the most delectable dishes. He does not only cook, he also brings his creativity and professionalism to the table.
What do you love about your job?
I greatly enjoy bringing customized experiences to different clients. I use my specialty in bringing new ideas into food and entertainment so people can share a great time and talk about the event with others. I enjoy the freedom of being my own boss and having the liberty of in choosing the ingredients and the dishes I want to serve to my clients. I also love connecting with the people I serve.
What or who inspired you to start your own business?
I grew up on a farm and enjoyed the connection with the food we ate. We raised our business from the ground and created recipes that I still use up to now. I saw the potential with hospitality and food. I wanted to change how people see food. I like making a connection between people and make them realize how better it is to enjoy food and the company of other people.
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Browse these personal chefs with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in San Diego, CA.
Chef Bell spent time before the evening making sure the menu fit our family's diet restrictions and preferences. He and his sous chef (his wonderful mother!) arrived at our daughter's home right on time and set to work. They were professional and friendly and spent time demonstrating and helping our 13 year old granddaughter, the family's budding chef, act as a sous sous chef. This evening was a gift for her and she seemed to enjoy the experience as well as the food. Every care was taken to perfect the dishes, including a quick trip to the nearby market to replace a vegetable that did not meet the high standards of the chefs. The presentation was attractive and the dishes were delicious. Each was served with an explanation and a bon appetit. The experience and food were just what we hoped for and we truly enjoyed getting to know our excellent chefs.(show more)
Brought in Andres each morning during our vacation to be woken up by delicious smelling food and fresh fruit after a fun night out. Andres delivered. From his Crab Benedict one morning to his Huevos Rancheros the next and American breakfast on steroids the final day with stuffed frenchroast, perfect scrambled eggs, cheese stuffed tator tots, crispy bacon and the list goes on! All served with freshly squeezed orange juice that he must put something else in it because it's crave worthy. Most days we didn't even eat again until dinner he fed us so well in the morning. He even leaves the kitchen spotless when done. Great service. Great food. Great guy. Highly recommend.(show more)
Mici truly cooks from the heart and her food was inspiring, beautiful and delicious! She is extremely knowledgable about her food and imparts that wisdom whike also demonstrating how to cook fresh, clean and tasty dishes!!! Can't wait to have her cook for us again!(show more)
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