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  • 36 years in business
  • 326 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 18 hours

Jessica G.

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We engaged with Ron for a special birthday for my husband while on vacation. Ron was extremely professional and very accommodating to the needs of our entire party (large family) as well as the needs of my three small children. We communicated frequently leading up to the event as he wanted to ensure our experience and the menu was everything my husband and I had hoped for. The big event did not disappoint and the whole night was very special! He and his assistant arrived on time and the appetizers began to flow. Every dish was excellent! We had an eclectic and picky group and Ron worked hard to make sure everyone was happy, especially the birthday "boy"! Even those with pickier pallets noted that dishes they normally wouldn't like had a great flavor. Presentation was high quality and, as noted, taste was as well! I would definitely reccomend Ron to anyone looking to book a personal chef! Thank you again, Ron, for everything!

Steve K.

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Bernwood Catering did an incredible job for us for a very reasonable price on short notice. I would highly recommend them. Ron, owner and chef, was professional, thoughtful and creative in his approach to our event. A pleasure to work with from start to finish. I am looking forward to the next opportunity to benefit from Ron’s exceptional service. Steve

Mary P.

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We hired Chef Ron as our personal chef for our island wedding reception dinner on Cayo Costa island in Florida. Chef Ron worked with us to create a perfect menu for the night which was elegant, delicious, and full of tropical flavors. His staff was classy and worked hard to make our evening unforgettable! Thanks for everything Ron!

  • 4 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 hours

Stephanie J.

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I needed a Chef for a private dinner party for my Grandparents 90th Birthday Party. I was hesitant at first because I had never used Thumbtack before and this dinner needed to be nothing short of perfect. Chef Shan & Cristi were amazing from the start, so easy to work with and made me feel comfortable that everything was going to be delivered as promised. From menu creation to table setting design they understood the feeling I was going for and nailed it! My in-laws were beyond impressed not only with how personable they both were but also how amazing the food tasted. Chef Shan & Cristi make an amazing pair and provided a truly magical night for my family! Thank you again for surpassing my very high expectations, we would hire you again in a heartbeat. Professional, personable, and palette pleasing- doesn't get much better than that.

Elizabeth G.

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Fantastic private chef catered meal. Chef Shan designed a diverse meal and all courses were excellent. Beautiful place setting and great service by Christy! Would do it again next time we visit Florida. Best meal we have had in Florida by far!!

Kevin S.

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The personal chef experience was phenomenal! Myself and all my guests loved it! Made for a Mother's Day that we will never forget! Highly recommend E'leep's for any catering need!

  • 4 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 26 min

Carol B.

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Chef Tiffanie came to our rescue. We were expecting 100 people for a company event and our caterer canceled 4 days before. Fortunately, Chef Tiffanie was available. She was very responsive, nailing down the details that very day. She had great suggestions and thought of every detail. Everyone enjoyed the food. Chef Tiffanie and her sous chef were great! We would definitely use them again.

Debra S.

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Chef Tiffanie was fabulous to work with! She helped out with the menu planning and listened to my needs with a dinner for 37 people. She was timely, organized and helpful during the party. The food she cooked was very tasty/delicious with a professional display. She received rave reviews from our guests! I would hire her again!!

Mary R.

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The food was fabulous! Chef Tiffanie went above and beyond with short notice. The Kahula cupcakes are a must! Thank you Chef Tiffanie, and I will definitely be calling again.

TOP PRO
  • 4 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 39 min

Alexandra M.

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Chef Debra was not only professional but was also very positive and personable and we loved her company as much as her food. It was like having your own family member in your kitchen! She had a huge spread of delicious courses and took care of everything. She made our celebration feel very special! (PS - the layered Mexican bean dip was top notch!)

Maureen V.

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We are so happy we found Chef Debra! She was delightful & talented! We started with shrimp appetizers on the lanai. We dined for almost 4 hrs. It was so sweet to celebrate our dear friends' birthday in her beautiful home with delicious food, wine & laughter. We can't wait to hire her again when we come back to visit!

Justin R.

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Chef Debra was incredible and we really enjoyed her company at our event. Debra provided bar tending service for our event and everyone commented on how professional and sociable she was-went above and beyond! We would highly recommend Chef Debra and will also use her catering services for our next event!

  • 40 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 9 hours

Joe W.

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The food prepared by Chef Bob was excellent and earned high praise from our guests. He could use a more professional staff to support him. A well rounded experience needs a proactive cocktail staff . The variety of hors d'oeurves were a special treat and the entre was served very timely. Our guests were a bit late arriving and Chef Bob adjusted with no stress.

Resa P.

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Couldn't be happier with my choice of Creative Catering. Their food was delicious and original. Many "where'd you find that caterer?" comments from our guests. Wait staff service was very professional and Chef Bob so easy to work with. They really made our party memorable.

Becky J.

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Thanks to all the Chefs that took the time to send me quotes and answer questions. I am keeping all information for future references as well.

  • 4 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 13 min

Alexandra D.

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Yesterday, I enjoyed an appetizer tasting presented by Chef Kathy Paradise of Event Elements and all that I can say is WOW! After working in the event and fine dining industries for well over a decade, I am very accustomed to wedding/party foods being bland, easily mass produced, and a relatively factory-like catering process. You will NOT find those factors with Event Elements. In fact, you will find something so far from the norm in modern catering and you will learn to appreciate the craft of gourmet food with a beating heart. My guest and I were overwhelmed by the beautiful fall arugula salad, complete with roasted figs, pears and goat cheese. Normally bitter arugula was beautifully balanced by the light sweetness of the beautiful fruits and flavorful cheese. We also enjoyed stunning Ahi tuna crisps that beat out all of the other Asian flared Ahi tuna appetizers I have had in the area; definitely a major highlight. Lovely, fresh caprese appetizers were done to perfection, as were the array of flat breads and a lovely roast beef crostini finished beautifully capers and fresh herbs. Chef Kathy treats her clients like family, and cooks for them like they are family- not sparing even the most minute details to create perfection in taste, quality and presentation. Event Elements is perfect for any event, especially those in which you truly want to make a huge impression on guests. I will be recommending Event Elements to to my future clients and continuing to use them personally in the future, and I highly recommend that you do too.

Cathy G.

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Kathy Paradise, Private Chef and Owner of Event Elements is Excellent! I found Kathy on this site, Thumbtack, we met, discussed the party I wanted and she delivered! The party was for 30 guests and everyone raved about her hors d’oeuvres. They were all delicious, beautifully arranged and generous in quantity. Kathy not only arrived on time, had the food out on time but cleaned up as if she was never there. I highly recommend this fine, professional lady for your next party.

Donna M.

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We recommend Kathy's catering/professional chef Service for your celebration!

TOP PRO
  • 13 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 13 hours

Sheri L.

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Kevin is one of our favorite chefs, and we have frequently enjoyed dining in his restaurant. It is the highlight of our summer trips through Wisconsin! Drawing on his Italian heritage, he makes his pastas from scratch and even bakes his own breads. I always appreciate how he incorporates locally sourced ingredients in his menus, and how he makes those ingredients work together so creatively. Truly an epicurean artisan. All that said, my all time favorite is his simply delicious sausage gnocchi. Delicious!

Pam S.

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Over the years, my husband and I have eaten many dishes created and prepared by Chef Kevin of Rock Lobster Chefs. All were beautifully presented, made with the freshest ingredients, and delicious. Many were exceptional. At times they were customized (off menu) in order to accommodate my granddaughter's allergies. Kevin's work ethic, inspired dishes, and commitment to his craft equal excellence! He has never disappointed us.

Diane B.

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Chef Kevin cooked for a private dinner party of 6 in our home. His wife helped him and they were in our home for about 5 - 5 1/2 hours. We were very happy with the quality of the food and service they provided! I would definitely recommend Rock Lobster Chefs to anyone!

  • 9 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 19 hours

Beverly K.

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Chef Janet surpassed my hopes and expectations. Grilling an entire surf and turf meal for 12 including appetizers and dessert for a special family dinner at the beach Chef Janet was incredible. No refrigerator, no sink, and no easy access to running water - she was amazing. Dinner was superb! Steaks were grilled to perfection. Shrimp and scallop skewers with fresh vegetables and new potatoes with a fresh herb sauce were simply amazing!! Not only was the food delicious, Chef Janet was absolutely delightful to work with throughout our planning .... providing excellent suggestions and promptly responding to emails. Thanks to Chef Janet our evening was nothing short of FANTASTIC!! I highly recommend Cloud 9 Catering and Personal Chef Services.

Susan K.

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New Years Eve party for 20 friends of all ages with dietary restrictions. Chef Janet prepared everything gluten free. The food was excellent. She was very professional. I will definetly use Cloud 9 again.

Monica C.

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Everything was great and I loved working with Chef Janet

  • 4 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Venice, FL

Joe K.

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My family of 4 is very busy and we do not have the time to prepare healthy meals to enjoy on a regular basis. We started using Jay's chef service a few weeks ago and couldn't be happier. We select the meals for Jay to prepare and he gives recommendations. They are delicious and are easy to serve. The pricing is very reasonable especially when time is factored in.

Calvin W.

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Chef Jay is always able to take care of my needs for every special event planned. He takes time prior to make sure everything is covered. My guest have always come away with the (WOW) what a great meal and event. Chef Jay always goes above and beyond!!

Beth F.

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Chef Jay was fantastic. So many great qualities. He was creative, clean, engaging personality, awesome multitasker in kitchen. Can't say enough great things about chef Jay.

  • 24 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 18 min

Mary H.

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Southern Accents is amazing. Their customer service, professionalism, and attention to detail is incredible. They were an absolute joy to work with AND the food was awesome. We had so many comments and everyone agreed that it was the best catered food they had ever had - I agree too. Heidi, Beau and Chef Jessie went above and beyond. I highly recommend this catering company - you won't go wrong hiring them. We had the beef tenderloin, chicken piccata, roasted potatoes, veggies, salad and Strawberry Shortcake - so delicious!

Suzanne M.

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Southern Accents did a wonderful job with our Open House. Heidi, and the staff were very professional, and went over and above for us.

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

Mark A.

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Rebecca and I played some email tag setting things up but the extra time was well worth it as the cooking class she conducted for my folks was really fun and both learned quite a bit from Rebecca, and will likely be cooking a lot more pastries as a result. I haven't used thumbtack previously but i can say that when searching for a particular custom service in a remote location, the platform was very helpful and I am glad I found a great match in Chef Wilson.

Lori V.

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Rebecca was our in-home chef for 8 meals (over 3wks). Those meals were planned and prepared nutritionally based on our dietary concerns (diabetic and cardiac). She is a talented chef who takes pride in her cooking and strives to educate while creating a balanced menu. We enjoyed working with Rebecca and look forward to future meals!!!

Stacy B.

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Rebecca prepared and served the most beautiful, catered meals for our film crew on two occasions. She was professional and hard working... she accommodated our many & ever-changing request. Can't wait to work with her again!

  • 8 years in business
  • Fort Myers, FL

Deborah C.

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Gwendolyn Howard not only provides the best in local, healthy products when she cooks and caters, but she is deeply committed to others in our community. In her business, and in her personal life, Gwen "gets" the important connection between businesses and non-profits. Her support of the Lee County Coalition for a Drug-Free Southwest Florida has helped us immeasurably articulate the message that "Recovery is Possible"

  • 18 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 28 min

Momcat G.

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Leslie provided our family with great meals during our Captiva vacation. We had 15 people with various tastes and dietary needs and she met all of them with tasty meals that everyone loved! We would enjoy having her prepare meals for our next vacation.

Brianna K.

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Leslie and her crew were amazing..The food was delicious and the service was delightful!! Thank you for making my wedding so wonderful!

Laurie Brewer Dohmeyer D.

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Chef Leslie Adams was amazing! The catered dinner was perfect for our party of 14 to enjoy after the wedding.

  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 11 hours

About

As a personal chef business, we offer healthy home-cooked meals for busy professionals and families. We customize our services and menus to our clients' needs. We specialize in clean eating and dietary restrictions. For the last ten years, we have come to realize our clients want foods that they are comfortable with and convenient, but made fresh and healthy. Our services are priced about what the local restaurants in the area are charging, but there is no wait for a table, and you make the menu. Culinary De-Lite is like having your very own restaurant in your kitchen

  • 6 years in business
  • Naples, FL

Jillian B.

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Brian and the entire team at Crave Culinaire helped make my event one my family will never forget. We hired Crave to cook a private meal for our family at home, followed by a catered party on New Year's Eve. The food quality and presentation greatly exceeded our expectations, as did the professionalism of the staff. My family is difficult to please when it comes to food, and we all agreed, the meal prepared by Crave Culinare was one of the best we have had in Naples, Florida.

  • 8 years in business
  • Naples, FL

About

We provide an onsite paella party in your home, business or wherever you choose. If you haven't been to a paella party, it's an interactive event where you and your guests get to watch your dinner being prepared right in front of you.

  • 15 years in business
  • Fort Myers, FL

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I believe in good honest food made with fresh and local ingredients farm to fork. My style is rustic and unpretentious food. I can prepare all styles of cuisine. I also can partner with a wine consultant for memorable dinners with wine and food pairing.

  • Placida, FL

About

We will come and cook meals for you in your home or for your private events. Please contact us to discuss services that you may need.

  • Naples, FL

About

I'm a personal chef that graduated from the U.S. Career Institute as a wedding and event planner. I have done 4 beautiful weddings, conference meetings, and many more. I am very reasonable and what's important to me is your satisfaction and that you enjoy your party.

  • 7 years in business
  • Fort Myers, FL

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I do not have a large overhead, my prices are not high

About

I'm a chef who has been cooking for 25 years Chef Nick brown is my name. I can give you nothing but the best service that comes to mind. I aim to please all my guess that I cook for I live by four things, and that is Love What You Do that is all I do everyday of my life chef life it's amazing that's all I can say. Chef Nick

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