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Santa Barbara Personal Chefs

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Big Mann BBQ
4.7
from 27 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Tim L.
Verified review

BIG MANN BBQ (Roger Mann) was amazing & his meals were even better!! He was very attentive and helpful in catering to our crew. He brought special meals for dietarily restricted crew members. We are very happy with his work, delicious cuisine, and positive attitude. LOVED BIG MANN BBQ!!!! HIGHLY RECOMMEND. Thank you!!

HEATculinary
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Karen C.
Verified review

Nikki is a fabulous chef. We are having our meals delivered to our home and loving it. Not only is the food terrific, but Nikki is a delight to work with. She is very professional and responsive. I would highly recommend her services.

  • New on Thumbtack
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Chef B is a certified natural chef and graduate of Baumann College of Holistic Nutrition and Culinary Arts. She creates exquisite meals for any budget, and loves to educate her clients as to just how simply one can prepare delicious and healthy meals in less time than is assumed necessary for gastronomy of such a high caliber. Chef B believes that everyone can implement a healthier lifestyle with just a few simple adjustments, leading to more energy, a happier disposition, a better self-worth and a greater self image. Her passion lies in teaching techniques to be healthier people, which in turn creates healthier interactions and facilitates positive changes in our communities and cities as a whole. Chef B regularly serves the Ventura, Santa Barbara, and Los Angeles county areas of California. She specializes in: - Special needs diet and planning - Gluten-free/casein-free diet - Menu consulting - Brand representation - Food shopping education - Healthy lifestyle consulting

Josie Hoffmann, Private Chef
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Lamara H.
Verified review

Josie is the best personal chef you could imagine. She is so graceful and confident -- a sheer joy to have in the kitchen. Plus importantly, her food is AMAZING!! We've been working with Josie for more than a year and she never fails to impress in both simple healthy preparations at home and for elegant, lavish dinner parties. Flavor and presentation are done with the kind of skilled perfection that only comes from someone who loves what she does and has the experience to back it up. You will be so glad you chose her!!!

  • 33 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

From cooking classes to my cooking show, we'll have fun! We can do food and wine pairing at your home and more. BBQs are done too!

Elegant Eats
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
RJ L.
Verified review

One of the best chefs out there. A truly talented artist who really strives for perfection. From extraordinary presentations to flavors complementary, all the elements harmoniously flow together and are of the highest quality. Small plates to complete courses all services are highly recommend!

  • New on Thumbtack
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I offer private chef and catering services. I do anything, from small dinner parties to large parties. I work through a small restaurant in Santa Barbara. My food is fresh and creative, using produce that is available and in season. I have many excellent references in Santa Barbara, and Montecito.

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We are Montecito and Santa Barbara's premiere personal assistant and lifestyle management firm, committed to giving back those much needed hours in your day, so you can spend your precious time doing what you love. We have years of experience to bring simplicity and ease to your life. You imagine it and need it done; call us, and we're on the project! Upper Village Concierge is committed to accommodate the smallest to the biggest tasks with discretion, efficiency, style and ease, so you don't have to lift a finger. If we can't help you, it's our job to find someone who can. Whether needing us to lend a hand once in a while or consistent support on a regular basis, Upper Village Concierge can work with you to meet your unique schedule and needs. The possibilities are endless depending on each client's unique needs. The following are some examples of what we offer: * Errands and Daily tasks -- Let UVC do your daily run around and check off your to-do list. Everything from grocery or personal shopping and dry cleaning to Rx pickup, the tasks that eat up your day are now done! * Home sweet home -- Let us take on your home projects, fixes, upgrades, remodels, interior style, upgrading and beyond. We will oversee any project, from start to successful completion. * Rendezvous -- Whether you need event planning for your most intimate dinner party, carrying out the perfect plan to pop the question, a special family birthday, or high-end gala just because, UVC will make it unforgettable and seamless for you and your guests. * Gourmet -- Let UVC set up a personal chef just for you! We have the inside link to the best who use only the freshest, organic, farm-to-table ingredients. * Cheers! -- How about professional food and wine pairings, wine cellar management, acquisition or recommendation of rare bottles to round out your collection? UVC is on it! * Style -- Do not have a thing to wear? Everyone dreams of having a personal stylist. Celebrities need them, so why don't you? We have the experience and the expertise to pick out, coordinate, and shop for the perfect outfit for your special event. Perhaps you need a total closet revamp and hair and makeup to complete the look. Look no further; we've got you covered, literally. * Baby love -- Precious moments, such as becoming a new parent, call for TLC and attention to details, so you can take that time to bond with your newest addition. How about arranging a meal tree, getting your home ready for your new arrival, contacting your loved ones to share the news, setting up the nursery and beyond? You and your baby deserve it! * Sweet escape -- Everything from research to booking and beyond, we've got your travel arrangements covered. Whether it's a family trip to Hawaii or a romantic trip to Big Sur, we will find the spots with soft Egyptian cotton sheets, fluffy robes and a personal touch for a memorable stay. * Just visiting? -- Are you back for more or new to the Montecito, Santa Barbara area? We will get you feeling settled, so your stay is comfortable and unforgettable. We will also help you seek out and book the local places you most want to see during your stay here. * Home away from home -- Let UVC help you get your weekend home ready long before your arrive. We will completely stock your home with your favorite seasonal items: groceries, spirits and toiletries. All you have to do is enjoy the fresh linen, flowers and unwind. * I know this great -- If you need to find a great realtor, car detailing service, or someone to come to you to pamper and give on-location spa treatments, we will lead you in the right direction. * Online web exploration -- We can surf for anything and provide results at your fingertips. How can we help you today? From the most obscure tasks to the daily routine, Upper Village Concierge is here to simplify. As long as it's legal and ethical, it'll be taken care of.

  • 5 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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Hi my name is Ruben, Food is my passion. I’am recently Vegan and love to teach people how to enjoy a healthy lifestyle, by creating flavors with fruits and vegetables that most people do not know how to use. I’m a full—time Chef/Cook for Patagonia so I’am only available nights and weekends because I love my day Job. So if you are looking to make a change towards a healthy lifestyle, Hire me!! I can make it easier on you. Whether It would be meal prep for a week or if you are just looking to have a dinner Party and want to Impress friends with your Cooking Skills I can help! In the meantime check out my Art of Salad Cooking show featured on the CropSwap App and YouTube Channel. (Link above in website Section) I look forward to hearing from you and appreciate your time!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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My name is Chef Duane Copeland. I specialize in custom-made cakes, wedding cakes, pastries and breads.

About

I am a nice, southern lady who has written a cookbook of over 200 recipes. I can make a homemade carrot cake from scratch or cheesecake. I also have some great seafood recipes. I can cook for a party, an elderly person, or a new mom and family.

Savory Thymes
5.0
from 1 review
  • 18 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Gabi A.
Verified review

Andrew provided an IMPECCABLE experience for my friends and I. He prepared a delicious meal with high attention to detail and we all had a total blast. I highly recommend Andrew's services. Thank you, Andrew!

  • 3 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Maryann L.
Verified review

Supreme lives up to his name he is certainly "Supreme" He has Supreme food, Supreme service, Supreme Personality, and Supreme Passion for what he does. He cares about his client. He delivers on time, his food is light and delicious. You feel the intention in every bite. I highly recommend not only booking Supreme for your personal meal prep but a small or large dinner party, company lunch, family outing, or if you are looking to drop some lbs. Supreme will help come up with a healthy meal plan catered to your dietary needs. Obviously his food is VEGAN but he can couple that with gluten free too! You will not be disappointed. In fact he is not only an amazing chef, but a wonderful beautiful human being. You will be inspired!.Enjoy!

Restaurant Open
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Paula M.
Verified review

Amazing, delicious, fresh and healthy food. My colleagues ask me every night, "where did you get that?" They bug me even more after they taste it. Very creative, something different and exciting every meal. Mike is flexible and accommodating, low key and always easy to work with. I recommend Mike Russell and Kitchen Open without hesitation.

  • New on Thumbtack
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Impress your friends with a full hands-on experience in your kitchen. A personal chef comes directly to you and creates a personal experience that will leave you smiling and full.

Actual Requests

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Need Personal Chef for a Buffet Dinner

Templeton, CA

  • Personal chef event type
    Buffet dinner
  • Cuisine type
    Vegetarian/Vegan, Other (some vegan some seafood)
  • Number of people
    Fewer than 10
  • Details
    Hi renting a house in templeton, and was looking for someone to prepare a meal for us since we may just feel like relaxing after winetasting. Most people eat fish but two are vegan. So no dairy in the seafood item either. needed for sat june 1st 6-9 people still waiting for final head count

Need a Personal Chef to Prepare Daily Organic Meals

Encino, CA

  • Personal chef event type
    Personal meal(s)
  • Cuisine type
    Other (organic)
  • Number of people
    Fewer than 10
  • Details
    Looking for someone to prepare daily organic meals for one week, possibly as long as 3 or 4 months.
  • $216.67
    Average price

Need a Personal Chef

Beverly Hills, CA

  • Personal chef event type
    Personal meal(s)
  • Cuisine type
    Vegetarian/Vegan
  • Number of people
    Fewer than 10
  • Details
    Interested in a personal chef one to two days a week for a two person household. Due to erratic schedules need dishes prepared in advance that can be heated (if necessary) or simply available when needed.
  • $175
    Average price
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