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  • 4 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 hours

Caroline P.

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We have hired Maggie to be our personal chef. She has been very courteous and patient with us the entire time. We just had our first meal and it was DELICIOUS! (as well as unique!) Thank you Maggie! We are already thrilled to have chosen you as our chef!

Staci H.

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Maggie is a talented chef, and a delightful person. I used her for a graduation party, and she was very easy to work with. She truly listened to my needs and created a perfect buffet for my party. And the food was delicious!

Stacia K.

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Maggie was absolutely amazing on every level! Food was great, she was personal, and welcomed and care for each of our guests. We would use her again in a heartbeat!

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  • 11 years in business
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Eleni B.

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We hired Connie to organize a dinner for colleagues that we were meeting at a conference in Denver. That means I did not know the place where the dinner was organized and all the amenities it offered, the exact number of people that were invited, and the exact food habits of our guests until only last minute. Also, this was the first time I used the services of a private chef to organize a dinner and I did not know where to start. Needless to say, Connie organized everything without us having to think about that dinner a lot. By the first email, she made our task very easy. From the way she gave us some flexibility, her reasonable priced menu, and the fine menu options were something we liked among all other chefs I corresponded with. Furthermore, with her italian background she had a genuine and refined taste in the choice of the dinner. I wont get into details on the menu for intellectual property concerns, but I can only attest that it was italian cuisine in its finest. If you do not want to spend time organizing and you want to be sure it will be great, then Connie is your chef. She was able to organize a fine dinner, to deal with an unexpected higher number of guests than what we had as confirmed guests, to deal with the various food habits and to have everybody happy and praising her cooking. It may sound as an exaggeration, but it was the highlight of our conference meeting and I was so happy we chose Connie for our dinner. Connie, thank you so much!!!!

Susan R.

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We were so pleased with the 4 course dinner party we hosted with in-home private chef, Connie Ruel. She arrived with all the stemware, utensils, linens, food and wine. We were given preprinted menus complete with wine pairings that complimented every course. My 2 ultra pickey daughters served as food runners/helpers and enjoyed every course along the way. These are children that their diet consists of chicken nuggest and macaroni and cheese where eating cured salmon and lamb shanks. They both still talk about how good the food was to this day. My guests were captivated with Connie's knowledge and expertise surrounding her profession. In fact both of my friends have decided to hire Connie to cook for them in their homes. She is a true class act and nothing short of amazing!

Vince T.

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Chef Connie was on time and had a delicious menu planned out. She will be my first call next time I want to use a personal chef.

  • 17 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 min

Joyce N.

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Kim couldn't have been a better choice for our wedding caterer. She was so personable, helpful, calming, and efficient, not to mention a fabulous cook! She handled everything from start to finish with the expertise of a five star chef. Everyone raved about our meal, which featured Beef Wellington. She completely took over the kitchen, but was so unobtrusive that you barely knew she was there. I would recommend her over and over for any event.

Veronica S.

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We hired The Crazy Caterer for a one time private chef experience for a 70th birthday party and they were amazing!! Tentative, responsive, and reliable. Everyone at the party was impressed and loved the personal touch and food. Great time with such short notice and the food was tasty. We are looking forward to working with Kim and Stephen again!!!

Jj M.

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Kim is very creative, professional caterer She's always prompt, eager to please and leaves your home perfectly clean

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  • 4 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 17 hours

Jan D.

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I am Jan Dunbar (Janice Romney Dunbar: Mrs. C.W. Dunbar) I've known Tom Letts in various capacities, particularly that of a friend as he has had an interesting career, crossing paths with our lives and with our interests. Tom is a Chef-At-Heart. Tom never heard the term, "Fast Food." without coming up with an alternative that was twice as nutritious, twice as interesting, and twice as much fun. Not many amateur chefs I know would pack up his favorite pot, favorite knives, and detour into organic food stores where his lively imagination could innovate a recipe to fit something fresh and exciting, promising to make it through his kitchen to come out surprising and delicious. At the same time, Tom is a patient innovator who can take something like a mushroom of unknown flavor, doing small maneuvers between sink and stove, coming up with something simmered and slow-savored to just the "different" kind of sauce. Tom is a fearless shopper, buying things that are unusual, sometimes exotic, sometimes experimental and handsome on the plate. and nothing is too much trouble. I've lived next door to Tom from time to time. The sounds and scents of Tom-in-the-kitchen are an experience of joy and excitement. You should try it!

Emmanuel D.

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From his initial response, all the way to dinner time, Thomas is simply put, excellent!!! His response to my search for a "personal chef for a special date" was right on point. He made the whole process very easy and enjoyable. The dinner itself was delicious. A lot of detail went into putting the menu and my wife was very impressed. He was great during the preparation process allowing us to ask as many questions as we could. I recommend Thomas and will definitely keep him in mind for the next "at home dinner date" that I arrange!!!

Anna B.

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Tom came to our Air BNB to make dinner for my little sister's bachelorette party. This was my first experience with a personal chef so I had no idea what to expect. He handled everything...appetizers, dinner, dessert and clean up!!! The food was delicious and special, he added a little something to each dish that none of us had tried. He also made our dessert a game that had us all laughing. Could not be more satisfied with his work and the energy he brought to the party. We loved the whole experience. HIGHLY RECOMMEND.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 8 hours

Janine E.

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What a night! A very special 70th birthday surprise for my husband, who had hoped to stay close to home, have a low key evening with little fanfare. What could be more perfect than celebrating in the comfort of your own home with Chef Dustin Brandt at the helm! Joined by our best friends, Dustin prepared a 5 course meal of all my husband's favorites including a chicken liver mousse w/ shallots and capers appetizer, scrumptious escargot in herb garlic butter sauce, crab stuffed mushrooms, mushroom soup with creme fraiche, spinach arugula salad with raspberries and roasted pistachios, Beef Wellington with toast potatoes and asparagus, and roasted apple creeps for dessert! The four of us friends are trying to come up with occasions to hire him again. Bravo! Superb! Extraordinaire! Find a celebration to hire Dustin as your personal chef...it was truly one if the best gifts I have ever given my husband and so well received. Thank you Dustin!

Mary S.

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Dustin was amazing, food was excellent, his attention to detail was outstanding and his consideration of our personal space and time with our friends was way above ordinary. He gently lead me through the process of having a personal chef for the first time, discussing and planning menu items and meeting dietary needs of those friends being invited. He was a hit and I recommend him to anyone wanting an experience that was outstanding. NOTHING WENT WRONG!!!!

Alex D.

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This was the first time we've had a personal chef come to our house and cook for us. It was a wonderful​ birthday present and I would definitely do it again. Dustin and Andrea made it so easy. They brought all silverware and plates, and left no mess for us. It made for a relaxed atmosphere and fabulous food.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Brianna W.

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Apple Junction catered our company Christmas party and they were a treat to work with. Rhonda was extremely responsive, friendly, and professional. The food was delicious and even looked beautiful! We did a full meal with apps, entrees, sides, and various desserts and all were crowd pleasers! I highly recommend Apple Junction for your catering needs, they do not disappoint!

Joseph V.

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Rhonda and Jake are fabulous. The food they prepared from appetizer all the way to desert was delicious and very high quality. Jake is an amazing chef. They where on time, great service and cleaned up everything when finished. I will for sure call them again for our next event.

Ashley C.

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Apple Junction run by Rhonda and her Chef son Jake are simply amazing! You must hire Apple Junction for your events because their food is amazing, their service and professionalism are spectacular and they were terrific to our family and guests!!!!

  • 16 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 21 min

Conrad T.

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Chef Bob exceeded our expectations on our 40th Birthday Couples weekend celebration in Boulder. Prior to our arrival Bob was in contact with us regarding any questions and guided us on our menu selection. Bob even visited our VRBO prior to our visit to scope out the kitchen and cooking tools. To our surprise, the kitchen was smaller down! Now for the food! It completely exceeded our expectations. The lettuce wraps and polenta pizatta appetizers were an excellent, savory start. This was followed by mouth watering main dishes: mango bbq ribs, vietanemse chicken, and tuna with portobella, kale salad and mango slaw. We highly reccommend each as it was all done simply and professionally. For dessert than expected and Bob made the best of it. One would have never known a kitchenette and very limited cooking utensils were available to Bob. We were looking forward to a great, relaxing dining for a reasonable price. Bob was our answer. He came to our house, set up, and checked in as needed with all the guests regarding preferences for setup and the entire meal. His presence was just right and not overbearing. It was much appreciated as it allowed us, friends, to visit with each other and chow Bob made a lemon saffron pie. Yum! We wouldn't have changed a thing. Chef Bob is the real deal. We look forward to returning to the area and enjoying another memorable meal prepared and served by Chef Bob.

Bruce & Kathy G.

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Chef Bob has been a part of our lives for more than 17 years. During that time he has catered many meals at our home for our guests. Each time Bob prepares a meal, we are in awe of his talents. He is unusually thoughtful and creative. He always comes up with new ideas for dishes. If it is a new dish to him, he will prepare it at his home, often several times, to make sure the dish is perfect. We have been his guinea pigs from time to time, and tasted his latest culinary delight. We always feel privileged to be able to taste Bob’s creations. Bob is a very positive person, and a pleasure to work with. Indeed, we always learn new things whenever he cooks for an event at our house. He brings wonderful energy to our home whenever he is around. We recommend without equivocation that you give Chef Bob a try. The rest will take care of itself.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 14 hours

Rhiannon P.

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Sean is an excellent chef and very easy to work with! I met him at a wedding and after just minutes of chatting with him, I hired him to cater 10 different meals for my office staff. His menus were fresh and creative and his food was loved by everyone! Even eating his meals 10 out of 16 days (would have been 16 out of 16 but he was already booked!), my staff never was tired of it or looked for anything different. The menu had such a variety and each type of food was delicious! He was friendly, quick to respond and very easy to work with. I HIGHLY recommend Sean for any type of event you need catered!

Deborah R.

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From our first contact, I knew we had found the right fit! Sara was exceptionally helpful developing a cost effective approach and Chef Sean prepared exceptionally tasty food which he served with a friendly smile. He arrived early and even helped with last minute decorations! Clark's Custom Catering provides that personal touch and level of service that you don't find with larger commercial institutions. And their culinary creations are wonderful. I would hire them again in a heartbeat.

Greg T.

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The food Chef Clark prepared and the service he delivered for my recent events exceeded my expectations. My customers loved the food and commented on how pleasant and professional Chef Clark is. I look forward to continuing to have Chef Clark and Clark's Custom Catering "wow" my clients!

  • 2 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 hours

Lindsay G.

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Carrie is an amazing caterer. We had very specific requests and she exceeded all of them. I really enjoyed how personable and engaging she was. She brought us samples of her cooking before we placed our order and her presentation was impeccable. She has great tasting, "homecooked" food and I will definitely use and recommend Knife and Pepper for future caterings.

Amy K.

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Our guests really raved about the food and ate every last bite. The menu was truly authentic. Carrie is very accommodating and cares about delivering as promised. My only request: Share the recipes!

Marla C.

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Catered an anniversary celebration. They were prompt, friendly and professional. The food was amazing. Will definitely use them again!

GB Culinary

4.9

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  • 5 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 19 hours

Nicola G.

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Grant came to cook dinner for us and a few of our friends. The dinner was fantastic. He came prepared for everything, pots, pans, dishes, silverware, everything. We spent part of the evening chatting with him while he made our dinner and hours d'ourves. When we finally dragged ourselves away from asking Grant about 100 questions about cooking, we sat down to dinner and were presented with three beautifully prepared and presented courses, each one delicious. We had a zuchini salad to start, a steak for a main and a pavlova for desert. For me the Pavlova was the best, it was a dish I had grown up with my mom making for special occasions and Grant stepped it up a notch with berry cream and muddle strawberries. It was amazing! We will have Grant cook for us again and again.

Cheryl N.

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Grant cooked a truly gourmet dinner in my home for a special birthday. Everyone was so impressed (even did something special & fun for the kids)! He worked with us on special menu requests & was professional & timely. I hope to use him again & give my highest recommendation to all the "foodies" looking for an in home chef. He is the real deal!

Jeanna L.

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Grant Buchanan and his staff, created a wonderful experience for my son's college graduation. His food was delicious, reasonable and very creative. He was warm and professional, his staff was a delight being extremely attentive to our guests. I cannot imagine a better experience! Thank you GB Culinary Concepts.

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 min

Sarai C.

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Copacabana Grill was great to work with! I am from the University of Wyoming and am part of an RSO, so we were on a budget. Regis was very willing to work with us, and very generous, and was understanding of the politics that is bringing a caterer to a university campus. The food was incredibly delicious, like mmmm. It was very good food and very fresh, and he was able to make enough food for 400+ people. It was really cool because he brought a grill and grilled the food outside of our Student Union. So, the smells for guests coming in were a nice addition to the atmosphere. He was very professional to work with on the day of and leading up to it. Overall, I think I speak for my whole committee when I say that we would definitely recommend Copacabana Grill for your catering needs.

Lake B.

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Did was awesome very convenient and made out evening easier. Plus the food was great!

Matt F.

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These guys do a great job, delicious food and nice presentation...

  • 6 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Boulder, CO

Eva W.

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Caitlin is an incredibly talented and knowledgeable chef. Everything she made, from breakfast, appetizers, soups, salads, entrees and desserts, was delicious and fresh, appealing to the eye and plated beautifully. I was highly impressed with her. She was organized, on time, pleasant and very professional. Equally impressive is her background, she was trained by one of the top plant-based chefs in the U.S, Chef Richard Landau of Vedge. It doesn't get better than that!

Jodi B.

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Chef Caitlin is simply the best. I tried several Vegan Chefs before her and nobody compares. She listens to your needs & comes up with the best health & compassionate food you've ever tasted!!!

Amy H.

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Such a treat to have healthy vegan meals prepared by Chef Caitlyn. I love the variety each week. EVERYTHING is delicious--good for the body and soul.❤

  • 2 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 11 min

Greg S.

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Tri-Stone Catering did a great job for us, and the owner Matthew was fantastic! He was easy to work with, professional, offered great suggestions, always prompt, and of course is an amazing chef! We hosted a Christmas dinner for 17 friends. Matthew made a multi-course meal that was prepared in our home. Everything came off without a hitch. Not only did he prepare the meal, he served it, and cleaned everything up along the way. While Matthew did the heavy lifting, we could focus on our guests and really relax and enjoy their company...amazing! We highly recommend Tri-Stone Catering & Matthew for your event and we look forward to hiring him again. Thanks Matthew!

Cindy C.

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We had the best time with Chef Matthew! He was amazing, funny and a great chef. The food was amazing and he fit right in with the group. Our next trip to CO he is our first call! Every single person loved his food and his personality. He went out of his way to make sure everyone enjoy their food and even accommodated one of our crazy guest lol. Hire Matthew! You will NOT be disappointed. Thank you again Matthew.

Shawn L.

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We hired Black Apron for a dinner party and it was the best experience! Chef Matt went above and beyond what we could of expected! Thank you so much for making our event spectacular! Would highly recommend! Thanks again and will be using Black Apron in the very near future!

  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 21 min
  • Denver, CO

Matthew J.

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Honestly, Connor was much better then expected or anticipated! Not only was he consistent and timely in responding to my emails but was on top of any and all questions I had! Very thorough and specific in terms of trying to figure out exactly what you're looking to gain from the time together. Feels very relaxed and easy going. Never a feeling of being rushed or forced and does a great job at taking the lead while still allowing you to feel like your in control. I wanted to make sure he knew what I wanted as far as, Meal Prep, Food Combination & Planning for the week ahead... What I got was all that and more; an introduction to Seasonings, Proper cooking times, Techniques, and Tools for eliminating waste and increasing efficiency ! He was very straight forward, easy to understand and relatable. Connor makes it unbelievably easy to take simple ingredients combined with a few simple spices and seasonings to bring to life a really delicious, healthy and hearty meal! I would definitely recommend anyone looking for an inexpensive High Quality chef to come share his experience and knowledge! 11/10 on rating of satisfaction!

Kelsey K.

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Connor was so wonderful! We hired him to teach a cooking class at a bridal shower, and he was so much fun! He taught us how to make two delicious treats and helped make the party entertaining and fun! I will hire him again!! He took time to make sure we had the perfect menu and answered all of my questions leading up to the event, he made us feel like we were his only client (though I know he is busy) The girls are still talking about the party.

True Taste

4.4

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  • 3 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Kelly M.

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I am in charge of resident events at IMT Alameda Station Apartments and Chef Kerry came out and did a fun Breakfast for Dinner event at my community. He worked with me to get a menu that worked for both parties and my residents loved it! Food was great and Kerry was professional and knowledgeable. I would recommend his services to anyone!

Jaime W.

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Chef Kerry is awesome. His food is yummy and he's super reliable. He cooks for us on Thursdays and we enjoy it throughout the week. Highly recommend!

Leighton C.

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One of the best things I have done for myself and my family! Chef Kerry is wonderful and very knowledgeable

  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 hours

Ashley P.

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Wonderful experience working with the guys from Off the Menu! I was planning my sisters baby shower and wanted to do something a little different. After calling these guys and talking through my vision, we planned out the perfect brunch for my group of 25. We had made-to-order omelets, homemade pastries and my personal favorite, biscuits and gravy. The group was thrilled at the presentation and taste of the food. Looking forward to booking them for our next party!

Linda C.

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The guys at Off The Menu were very pleasant, flexible, easy to work with, and offered good suggestions specifically for our gathering. The food was delicious and plentiful at an affordable price. I highly recommend you give them a try. We'll certainly be doing business with them again!

Barbara B.

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Excellent food, fabulous presentation, and professional service. We had a wonderful dinner party and felt very spoiled by Alan and Cameron!

  • 2 years in business
  • Response time: 11 hours
  • Englewood, CO

Tosha M.

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We love Truly Gourmet!! Chef Johnson is an amazing cook, prices are affordable, food is great quality. She offers lots of options to fit your family needs. I have picky eaters but we have not had one thing from her that my kids have not thoroughly enjoyed! It is so nice to sit down to dinner and look around in awe at the silence because everyone (including picky eaters) are enjoying their food!

Heidi B.

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My kids clamor for Chef Janice's creations! What a treat to have the convenience of prepared meals with the peace of mind that they have been prepared with the highest quality ingredients and lots of love! No processed yucky stuff here--just fresh, homemade meals without the hassle and mess of prep and clean up. Worth every penny.....

Sandra B.

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Chef Janice is amazing! She helps us meal plan for the week, then she shops, cooks, and cleans up. We loveher personality and how willing she is to work with our picky eaters.

  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Evergreen, CO

Bev R.

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I met Jen when she did a presentation at Natural Grocers. I have heard her speak twice, each time on a different group of colors. Her approach to food and eating is very unique. My jaw just dropped as she talked about the colors of fruits and vegetables and how they affected the body. Within each color group she choose three items and explained how each color would affect your mood, the nutritional value of each of the items she presented and how that fruit or vegetable would function and/or perform within the body to do certain things. She believes that each person is unique in the way they metabolize and react to foods and then she proceeds to create a program to meet your special needs. This concept certainly has my vote. I have recommended Jen to several of my friends and they all are as impressed with her knowledge and the program she is promoting as I am. I would suggest that you go to one of her presentations and then try the program for yourself. Bev Regan

Kevin H.

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This program is really neat. It's fresh and unique! The value that is provided for the price Drishti charges is impressive. I like that I can get nutrition support online and through text messages since I work long hours and do not have much time for phone calls. I have an outline of what to eat, what time to eat my meals and a list of foods that are good for my type.

Andrea H.

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I never really knew if I was eating the right things and thought I was doing pretty well. After following the Drishti Plan way of eating for my type, I gained a better idea of which recipes and menu items would be best for me and learned not to skip lunch. I feel full after eating breakfast that includes protein rather than my usual celeral, banana and coffee

  • 18 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Aurora, CO

Teri P.

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I consider myself a seasoned traveler and a lover of food. I'm serious, when I say...the best food/dishes I've had in my life, have been made by Chef Rick, of Intergrity Custom Catering. I highly recommend the cajun dishes. They are tremendous. I've also had some yummy chicken and seafood dishes and great steaks. Chef Rick is happy and honest and will make you feel spoiled. He works very hard to make sure everyone is happy, pleased,...and FULL.

Greg R.

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Great food - Rick is an excellent chef and the next time we need to cater an event Rick will unquestionably be our first choice.

Marsha A.

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Rick is an incredible chef, hard-working, and gives excellent customer service.

  • 5 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Amina C.

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Trisha's services are amazing! She can cook anything and make it really tasty. She's been cooking for us on a weekly basis for over 3 years. My 3- year old also loves her. Her strength lies in her ability to cater to all the various food needs & requests that may exist within a family. My husband & I both have unique tastes when it comes to food. I eat spicy food and he likes your basic American cuisine. Trisha has been able to cater to both our needs for the last 3 years. She has also cooked healthy, tasty gluten-free meals for us when we requested it Try her out, She won't disappoint.

Liana G.

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Trisha cooked for our family for four years (until we moved away), and she was truly a lifesaver. Not only did she help us make sure we had healthy, home-cooked meals for our family- despite our exhaustion with working full time and having two young kids - but her food is so delicious! Compared to the cost of eating out, it really is very reasonable (and much healthier) to have Trisha cook for you. Trisha also completely accommodated all of our preferences and food allergies (gluten and dairy) with no problem at all. I miss her yummy cooking!

Kimberly S.

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We love Chef Trisha, her food is seriously AMAZING! She is always on time and leaves the kitchen clean. I have a ton of issues with food, and plenty of dislikes to contend with. I feel really comfortable with her, because she knows what I need and never offers meals that I would have to avoid and I've never had to remind her that I don't like something. Trust me, even my kids love her food, you will wonder how you ever managed without her!

  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Kristina B.

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I cannot say enough nice things about Joseph! He was such a breeze to work with and he put together the best menu that was fun and fit perfectly with the holiday theme. His food was fresh and so wonderful with such a nice presentation! The table he set was so beautiful! I will definitely be reaching out again the next time we have an event.

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Littleton, CO

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American - casual, American - formal, BBQ, Italian, Mexican/Latin, Vegetarian/Vegan
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