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Natwerks Catering and Events
4.7
from 60 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
Leon H.
Verified review

I dont ususlly do this but hey, i feel compelled to share my experiece. So, it was 2 days before Valentine's day and I had no clue as to what to do for my wife. So I decided to hire a personal chef. Nate was very accommodating and very easy to deal with. We spoke via text message and came up with a menu that I knew my wife and kids would be comfortable with. Nate and his assistant showed up at the time they said they would and got to work right away. Everything was EXCELLENT!!! I will definitely be calling Nate again for future events. I also made sure I got some business cards to share the experience with my friends and family. Thank you guys for your professionalism. See you again soon

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  • 22 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
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James C.
Verified review

My wife and I eloped in Paris, and were looking to plan a reception for friends and family with a French theme. After trading a few messages on Thumbtack, Laura came to our home with a selection of French appetizers. With only a few suggestions from us, Laura did some research and prepared a few French dishes for a tasting while we discussing a plan for the party. We talked menu, logistics and pricing while tasting Laura's fantastic creations. We went with Laura because she shared our enthusiasm for the French theme and because she has a great attention to detail. Since we didn't plan our reception before eloping, we only had a few weeks to put everything together. Laura was instrumental in helping us plan our party for ~140 guests on such short notice. She immediately put us in touch with a rental company and prepared a list of necessary items for us to order. Laura and her staff showed up ~2 hours before the start of cocktail hour. They set up all of the tables according to our floor plan and stocked three full bars. Because of her planning and her helpful, organized and polite staff, cocktail hour and dinner went off without a hitch. The guests raved about Laura's French appetizers, entrees and desserts. After supervising the food preparation throughout the night, Laura herself came out to the dessert station to make crepes hot-to-order for our guests. This was such a nice added touch and really highlights Laura's dedication to her craft. I have full confidence that Laura can prepare any menu and any dish. She is a talented chef and, with her staff, she runs a flawless party. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend her for any event, and I'd especially recommend Laura if you have something specific in mind.

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Festive Food Caterers
5.0
from 51 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sue D.
Verified review

Chef Michel put together a wonderful buffet meal for my mother's 80th birthday party. The food was excellent, the service was professional and Chef Michel was a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend him for any catered event you are planning.

  • 8 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
Betty S.
Verified review

Gordon is an extremely creative and innately talented chef. Since becoming aware of a severe gluten sensitivity, I have been eating healthy at home thanks to him-I am happy to say no more restaurants for me! When planning my meals, Gordon is very attentive to my requests. His patients and versatility keep even gluten free food interesting and tasty. I have noticed that he uses only fresh ingredients and takes pride in using them to create and present an incredibly delicious gluten free meal every time. It is apparent that he loves seeing people enjoy his food. Though I am amazed at how easily Gordon has been able to adapt my favorite dishes to a gluten free alternative, I am most delighted with the yummy and elaborate desserts that one would never guess are GF! If you or a family member have dietary restrictions (and even if you don't) there's no doubt that you will want Gordon to be your personal chef! Don't hesitate to call and ask what he can do for you.🍴😃🍴 Sent from my iPad

Chef of All Seasons
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Andrey T.
Verified review

Mitch is great! He is an awesome trainer and an excellent chef. After my first lesson I have signed up for sessions 4 times a week and but as good as he can possibly handle too cook. Mitchell is honest, respectable and motivating. He will certainly motivates you to reach your goals, highly recommend!

  • 17 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole I.
Verified review

Adrianne did a phenomenal job catering our daughter's baptism. Her food was delicious and the service was outstanding. She decorated the buffet table beautifully and went out of her way to purchase decorations for our theme. She also went above and beyond by creating the floor plan and dropping it off at the hall. She was punctual and set up and cleaned up. Adrianne is a true professional who cares about her work. We would use her again in a heartbeat. The food was so delicious that I am tempted to create an occasion just so I can taste it again!

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The First Bite Catering, LLC
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
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Lori F.
Verified review

We were so happy to have chosen Chef Anne to cater our Mom's 90th Birthday Party. From my first conversation with her to follow up email she was helpful professional and provided first rate service. Chef Anne made recommendations as well as guided me thru selecting Glueten Free etc type dietary concerns. I felt like Ive known her for years as she is so easy to work with, now I have a friend in the catering business. We had many positive comments how delicious everything was and I would recommend her and will be happy to call her again.

Chef Gerard
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Ivonne L.
Verified review

Gerry provided personal chef services for my family and friends who were staying at my home for a week; he provided breakfast and dinner for 10-12 people. I was really impressed from the beginning for his level of professionalism, punctuality, and the high quality of the meals he provided for us.You can tell he really loves what he does. Everyone was delighted and I am sure we will be asking him to help us again in the very near future. I highly recommend him.

Clarendon Cuisines LLC
4.8
from 18 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Jason K.
Verified review

Chef was great to work with. Brought me and my wife great suggestions. It felt like a team effort when trying to create a menu for our anniversary party. He was at our home early to get started. He had consideration with our space, when he was done, everything was left back to the way it was. He made our guests feel like they were at 5 star restaurant. Definitely recommend!

Vivo Osteria Restaurant
4.5
from 17 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Necole M.
Verified review

Chef was on time and catered to the specific needs of my guests and I. The food was amazing and the experience was wonderful. He also cleaned as he went along. My guest is also a chef and he was pleased. It is an experience I would do again.

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Rent The Chef
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Laura R.
Verified review

Personal chef for a girl's weekend. He made a great menu and the food was delicious!

Savory Gourmet Catering
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Kristin C.
Verified review

When our office of 140 people moved to White Plains, NY we were on a mission for a new catering service that would accommodate our executives and associates. Upon a Google search we found Savory Gourmet and decided to give them a try. It's been five years and I'm happy that we are still using savory for events both large and small and the quality and presentation are still perfect. If you want really delicious food that not only tastes good but that also looks good, contact Claudia at Savory! Her and the team are fantastic...plus they offer gluten free and can meet any special needs or themes you may have. Everyone is always impressed and we are not easily pleased. Thank you Savory Gourmet for delivering 5 star food! I highly recommend them!

Angelo's Market & Catering
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 58 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Corey C.
Verified review

What a great job by Joe and his catering team at Angelo's Market & catering. The food was out of this world and the presentation was as if I was on a Iron Chef episode. It could not have gone any better and I definitely am going to be using Joe again. Thanks again. Robert S.

East End Chef du Jour
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Deborah S.
Verified review

We couldn't have asked for a better party--the bride to be was overwhelmed with the food and effort that Kim, our chef, provided. From start to finish Kim offered excellent menu suggestions, and planned to whole party for us. The appetizers, entree and desserts were par excellence!! The food presentation was beautiful. She even typed up the menu, which we placed at each setting. The appetizers were placed on platters with fresh flowers that matched the color of the bridal party. Our party of 24 had more than enough food, with each bite better the the last. We started off with a shrimp on a homemade wonton with green goddess dressing, Homemade hummus and guac with chips/crackers, then some meatball sliders ( the bride's fav!) and a beautiful crudite. The main course offered both chicken and steak Indonesian style with delicious sides. Kim even made a delicious carrot cake sundae for the bride to be, knowing that carrot cake was her favorite. The whole even was perfect and elegant from start to finish....we couldn't have asked for anything more. Chef Kim is wonderful!!! Thanks Kim for a fantastic night!!!

D.Myles Chef&Catering
4.4
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Tara A.
Verified review

We hired Dexter to cook a nice breakfast/brunch for my parents in law. He was very professional, his food got rave reviews and they loved the experience! Highly recommended. Thank you, Dexter!!

Rosa Ross
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 38 years in business
Jill K.
Verified review

Chef Rosa Ross is absolutely terrific. Chef will use her vast experience and for sure you will benefit. I’m a professional food stylist and certainly Rosa taught me many things that have contributed to my success. If you are looking for a real professional chef with chef instructor experience than you can’t go wrong. Chef Rosa Ross is also a published cookbook author.

Bernacets Private Catering
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 year in business
David H.
Verified review

OMG Chef Ruben has really not disappointed. The only thing i had a problem with, is the fact he couldn't stay with us haha. Thank you so much young man and we will definitely be hiring you again! -David

Whole Food Lady, LLC
5.0
from 1 review
  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Robert W.
Verified review

So far an excellent experience and delicious meals!

Pizzazz Gourmet Catering

New To Thumbtack

    About

    We provide upscale in-home catering for all types of events. Chef David D'Ambruoso, who worked at Bouley and Park Avenue Café in NYC, will come to your home and produce four-star cuisine so you can be a guest at your own event. Call David personally on his cell to discuss your party.

    Mindy Kannon LLC

    New To Thumbtack

    • 9 years in business
    About

    I have experienced the issues that my clients are going through. Not only does this make me empathetic but I know what it feels like to be unhealthy and how hard it can be to make the changes you need to make to change your life! I am also passionate about healthy food tasting great. I have tons of experience in coaching and cooking!

    About

    I provide catering. I am a private chef or chef on call. I design menus with dietary restrictions of client in mind. I shop for food. I prepare on-site meal and serve. I do cleanup and it's always even cleaner than when kitchen was found. Additional servers are available for larger functions.

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    • Cuisine type
      American - formal
    • Details
      private romantic dinner for two
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