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Chef Marcel Catering
4.9
from 118 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amy S.
Verified review

Marcel created a delicious menu based on my preferences to serve breakfast, lunch and dinner to a hungry group of 15. Incredibly professional and friendly, he has a real passion for cooking. He got a round of applause from our group when he left and then we even brought him back last minute to cook an additional meal for us one day because enjoyed it so much. The food is fresh, healthy and flavorful. We will definitely work with him again.

The Pit Stop BBQ, LLC
5.0
from 52 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Stephen B.
Verified review

Pam came over and provided us private instruction in our home on basic cooking skills. Pam did a great job. We will be hiring again this next weekend to help us with preparing for Thanksgiving since it will be our first time cooking everything ourselves. I would recommend Pam to anyone looking for cooking instruction.

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Traveling Chef
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michael K.
Verified review

Travis was able to provide a meal prep service custom tailored to my needs! He works efficiently and left my kitchen spotless after cooking a week's worth of food. I would highly recommend him to anyone needing cooking services.

SEGARS Culinary
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Mercedes A.
Verified review

I have had the experience of tasting and enjoying Mr. segar's culinary services in many occasions and find him to be an excellent cook. His cooking abilities are very gourmet and he is very good at improvising and coming up with exquisit results.

Fork & Thyme Catering
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Stacey H.
Verified review

From the moment Lindsay contacted me with a quote, I was excited to have her cook for a very special birthday celebration. She was thorough, thoughtful, and she easily switched a few things up when I explained that one of our guests had some dietary restrictions. She asked to bring a server to help move the evening along, and I was happy she had the help (and Yvette was an absolute doll). On the day of the party, she was prompt, came incredibly prepared, and not only was course after course unbelievably delicious, but served in and on beautiful dishes (she provided). She and her server were personable, helpful, and by the time we were done eating the beautiful 4 course meal, the entire kitchen was spotless, and she was ready to head out. I will absolutely ask Lindsay to cook for us again, and hope it's not too long before I do so. I cannot recommend her more highly. Book her before some celebrity snatches her up as their personal!!

Living Veg
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Malia F.
Verified review

Shelly not only makes vegan cooking simple and delicious, she provides the tools and tricks you need to prepare meals for your family! She teaches with love and passion and educates the public about plant-based nutrition and provides the info you need to make the switch from omnivore to vegan or enhance your current vegan lifestyle. I have been vegetarian for 20+ years and vegan for 9 years and I learned so much from Shelly just from one class! I can’t wait to learn more, as she has so much to offer and an entire cook book worth of recipes in her head to impress any chef!

You Too Can Eat Healthy!
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Erica O.
Verified review

Marukah is an excellent chef. I hired her for a cooking party at my home and not only was the food delicious, but she was very professional and made sure everything was clean while she prepared everything for the meals. All of my guests got to participate in cooking every single course. I highly recommend her services. I have hired her again but this time we are having a children cooking party to teach our kids how they can eat healthy too!

Your Kitchen Jeanne
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Theresa S.
Verified review

Jeanne is an excellent chef and really listens to her clients. She is punctual, thorough, and her food is amazing. Whether she is cooking for a family or an event everything is fabulous. Her presentation is artistic and spot on. I highly recommend Jeanne. You will not be disappointed. She is exceptional!!!

Good2eat4U
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Emily P.
Verified review

Elaine helped my daughter and I with cooking lessons and menu ideas that would work with both of our dietary issues. We spent an afternoon together - through the magic of web cams. We prepared a vegetable lasagna, a spinach and strawberry salad, the most amazing miso soup ever and a squash and edamame treat that was out of this world. The dishes we prepared were made from fresh, organic ingredients that were gluten free, light on salt and most importantly quick and easy to prepare in our busy schedules. Elaine took every culinary and dietary issue of ours and came back with brilliant solutions. Elaine is knowledgeable and approachable with the ability to communicate what she knows without being preachy. I've ordered the Herblends seasonings, and she also has a cookbook. I'm very impressed her knowledge and abilities make great food and show us how she does it.

From the Egg LA
4.1
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Hillary E.
Verified review

I joke with Chef Jay often that he's (and his fried chicken) the reason I snagged my husband! Our cooking lessons are so full of life and information! I've even started to get my friends in on the action. What he does with flavor profiles (a term he taught me) is beautiful. Always on time and always comes through.

Heather's Helpful Hints
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Peggy C.
Verified review

Peggy C. I had tried Heather’s Savory Artichoke Heart, Crispy Sage, Caramelized Onion and Italian Cheese Quiche—and knew it was good; along with her very special (& somewhat decadent) Savory Caramelized Vidalia Onion Cheesecake_Spread, so I ordered both for the holidays. They were made with love and care and brought to my door. I loved having them on hand—as you know there are always more mouths to feed around the holidays! The care and pride she takes in her work really shows. The dip/spread is a real treat—very elegant and rich. The quiche is unlike any we’ve ever had and is truly delicious. I would highly recommend her and her cooking for anyone’s event or home.

  • 7 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Katherine W.
Verified review

Working with Chef James Buckingham was a blast. He was extremely communicative and flexible with his menu options. My husband and I wanted backyard barbecue for our wedding reception and Oneida’s Cuisine did a wonderful job. Being from North Carolina, I am a little picky about my BBQ but I couldn’t believe how tender and flavorful the ribs and chicken were. Oneida’s clearly put a lot of time and patience into cooking their proteins. Chef James also cooked up some perfect cornbread, potato salad, and macaroni and cheese. The sides could’ve carried the meal on their own! There was also fresh fruit and a delicious hearty salad made for our vegan guests. Our friends and family members were raving about the meal all night. Thank you Chef James!

Porsche Cooks Vegan
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Simone R.
Verified review

Vegan cooking has never been as fabulous as when Porsche is the one serving up cruelty free dishes. She makes healthy - usually soy free - meals for my boss Russell Simmons and myself on the regular. Our guests always leave our events raving about the taste and marveling at how satisfying it is without flesh and dairy. She is the best of the best!

  • 10 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Nick R.
Verified review

Chef Ray Lopez was exceptional. He prepared and incredible meal and had history for each dish. He was professional and a wonderful cook. Would hire him again.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Braeden W.
Verified review

I had such a wonderful time taking a private cooking class with Sylvia! She was very professional, knowledgeable & kind! Even met me at the grocery store to help me shop and teach me about different ingredients along the way! We made 2 delicious meals & I look forward to my next lesson!

Chef Johnnie
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
David I.
Verified review

Chef Johnnie cooks with passion and delivers food that is inspiring. He always has new, surprising and great dishes. Treat yourself to Chef Johnnie amazing culinary cuisine.

Kim Kennedy
4.0
from 4 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Laura M.
Verified review

Having had little experience cooking before working with Kim, I didn't know what to expect. But I couldn't be happier with how much I've learned so far. She has taught me to cook really healthy and some of the more indulgent stuff. I've learned specific dishes like homemade gnocchi with pesto and also skills that I can use to cook my own dishes. Knife skills, pan skills and most importantly for me flavor combinations. So even if I'm making a salad or sandwich at home I can take flavor combinations and make them my own. I would recommend her to anyone with any type of food or occasion.

Eren from FoodPeople
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Drisa C.
Verified review

Discovering FoodPeople was a dream come true for this busy business owner. To me, the thought of planning for and preparing meals is overwhelming and intimidating. And as a single women with no kids, it’s hard to justify spending the time to cook just for myself. When I met Eren and Chef Emre I felt comfortable knowing that they understood me, my lifestyle and my food preferences. They delivered on all of their promises and continually go above and beyond to exceed my expectations. I would highly recommend FoodPeople to any individuals or families who value high quality, wholesome food prepared with great care and attention.

  • 6 years in business
Lolimar N.
Verified review

Donna prepared for a spiritual retreat a fabulous vegan meal . She prepared a delicious Indian feast, Tikki Masala, basmati rice, appetizers and great side dishes. I definitely recommend her for any Vegan feast . I also loved that she is a Yoga instructor and we had an amazing Yoga class before we enjoyed her meal.

Cater2U Catering Company
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Renee O.
    Verified review

    Meeka..I love your style of cooking... Keep up the delicious meals..

    Real Divas Cook

    New To Thumbtack

    • 9 years in business
    About

    We use the freshest-quality ingredients for our foods. We are foodies. We love to eat. We enjoy you enjoying our foods. So we are going to take your favorite foods and put a twist on it. Also, we make you remember eating your first grilled cheese sandwich with a bowl of tomato soup with our signature touch only our chefs can bring you. We also believe that food and great conversation go hand in hand. It's about the love, and that's what we, at Real Divas Cook, bring to the table.

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    Need a Spanish Cooking Instructor for a Small Group

    Fontana, CA

    • Goal
      Leisure / Entertainment
    • Cooking type
      Other (Tradional Spanish Cuisine (Spain))
    • Instruction type
      Private / Individual
    • Details
      Just a group a small group of firends over for a party - may have flamenco instructoras well to do it right!

    Need a Cooking Skills Instructor

    Woodland Hills, CA

    • Goal
      Skill improvement
    • Cooking type
      Healthy, Italian, Dessert, French
    • Instruction type
      Small group
    • Details
      Evening classes, group of 8, want to have an appetizer, main course and dessert

    Need a Cooking Instructor

    North Hollywood, CA

    • Goal
      Leisure / Entertainment
    • Cooking type
      Healthy, Other (Asisa cooking?)
    • Instruction type
      Small group
    • Details
      I just move here in Village so I would like to explore my time of cooking in Asia food. I am asian and want know more about cooking
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