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Zesty Experience
Zesty Experience

Zesty Experience

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Introduction: We create interactive, team-based personal chef experiences in our client's homes for intimate groups of people. Your Chef, Gerald, and Emcee, Cheryll, invite you into the kitchen with them, indulging your tastebuds and creating unforgettable memories. While Gerald learned to work in high-pressure, fast-paced environments, his sweet spot is creating loving and delicious culinary experiences for intimate groups of friends and family. It's the home kitchen where we live our purpose of empowering people to feel joy and connection with their food and with one another. Zesty manages your experience from setup through cleanup so you can be fully present to enjoy and connect with your guests. **We provide service in mountain towns but a travel fee will apply for >50 miles from Boulder**

Current Top Pro

Hired 15 times

Serves Boulder, CO

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2 employees

2 years in business

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Cash, Credit card, PayPal, Venmo

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Facebook, Instagram

Currently a top pro

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Jan - Jun

Featured Projects
  • Personal Chef New Years Eve - Denver 2019

    Approx. $1850

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Customers rated this pro highly for professionalism, work quality, and responsiveness.

Exceptional 5.0

17 reviews


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Jen K.

Private Cooking Lessons

Gerald was amazing!! I rented a small cabin in the mountains for my boyfriend’s birthday. After seeing the cabin, I was unsure if Gerald was going to be able to cook us a meal there. When Gerald showed up, he had everything and more with him to cook a 5 star meal. We were so impressed by his set up, knowledge of cooking and professionalism. We would recommend Gerald to anyone looking to learn how to cook a luxurious meal at home. Thank you so much Gerald for a GREAT experience!!
Feb 5, 2021
Danna T.

Personal Chef

Wonderful experience working with Zesty Experience! They were the hit of the weekend! Both Gerald and Cheryl were easy to work with on the menu, set up and night of event. The food was absolutely amazing! Everyone in our group (8 adults) was very complimentary on the food and attention to detail. I would highly recommend Zesty Experience for an at home chef experience!
Nov 17, 2020
Lisa C.

Private Cooking Lessons

We had a great time with Gerald. We had teens and adults and all of us would do it again! Dinner was delicious and Gerald's service and food were fantastic.
Oct 18, 2020
Samantha B.

Private Cooking Lessons

We loved our Zesty Experience! I highly recommend this to everyone looking to experience more than just dinner. I bought the experience as a Christmas present for my parents. I wanted to do something out of the norm that the three of us could enjoy when I came home to visit.  Cheryll and Gerald were very responsive and professional while helping me figure out the details of the meal and plan the flow of the night. Their expertise in food and drink didn't go unnoticed as they had an answer for all my requests (i.e. hot alcoholic drink for my mom and heart-healthy food for my dad). On the night of the event, they showed up fully prepared and ready to MC the night. Cheryll made incredible cocktails while explaining what we were in for while Gerald set up the kitchen for our cooking lesson. They are great conversationalists and we loved learning more about them and the meal as we went along. Gerald was a patient teacher and showed us quite a few tricks I've never seen before AND the meal was delicious. I love to eat and consider myself a NYC foodie and I would have paid double for the incredible experience we got. It was truly a pleasure to have someone with such knowledge cook for us and have the courtesy to clean up in the comfort of our own home.We loved the experience so much we plan on bringing Zesty Experience back for any big family gathering or party we have in the near future.
Jan 13, 2020
Tara N.

Private Cooking Lessons

Great experience - did a knife skills class online and learned a lot! Fun night and great group! Look forward to doing another class with Gerald and Cheryl =)
Sep 8, 2020
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