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Kingswood Home Chefs

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Gotta Have It Catering
4.8
from 147 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 262 hires on Thumbtack
Zaida C.
Verified review

My experience with Gotta Have It was exceptional from beginning to end. Chef Marra gave me exactly what I asked for, which was Panamanian cuisine. The food was great and my guests were impressed. The staff provided for service were professional and on point. Chef Marra worked with me on every level during this process. I would definitely work with this catering company again and I also recommend them to anyone.

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Nikki Can Cook
4.8
from 141 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 209 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Betty A.
Verified review

Nikki is an excellent chef - food was delicious. She was on time and was very personable! The young men she brought with her were so nice! I had asked for her to prepare extra homemade croutons for me to have the next day and though she said of course I suspect in the haste to leave she forgot them. ( By the way they were great!) The only comment I would make in using a chef versus my regular caterers is that Nikki and her team planned to leave while we were eating dessert. In doing so I would have been left to clean all those dishes ( 10 seated guests) and wine glasses myself. She said that was the way she always did things. None of my caterers have ever done that -- that is part of what you are paying for ($700+) to enjoy your evening and have no work to do ! Just being hostess is enough getting the house and flowers and table set! Nikki knew we had 50 people arriving post dinner for an after party and needed the dinner dishes all pulled and cleaned - was very disappointed that we had to discuss that at the last minute! I had hired a separate bartender for the glasses to be taken care at the post party. I expected her to not do any of those dishes. I did ask her to place trays of desserts I had prepared on the "cleaned off" dining table when they finished. ( I paid them a handsome tip for doing this) Also - I have never had a caterer use the dishwasher for my dishes - I have always found them hand washed and stacked in kitchen. Nikki's team loaded my dishwashers (2) with the hand painted china and sterling flatware. I should have explained that is not done - my mistake, I just haven't had to before. She is an EXCELLENT CHEF! Services are not as "easy" on the host and her familiarity with things like the china and silver should be discussed before hand. Be very specific about every detail on how you see the evening going - write it up so you both know. We had Sea Bass and It Was Amazing!

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  • 26 years in business
  • 172 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lara P.
Verified review

Mike was very helpful and easy to work with. The food was very good and I received many compliments. Mike came to my home with the food, helped set up and gave me detailed instructions on what to do when my guests arrived. I will definitely use him again!!

"BLESST" Event Services
4.5
from 109 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 211 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa W.
Verified review

Troy is amazing. He is an awesome chef also. We will be using him again for our holiday party.

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Cooking with a Star
4.9
from 53 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 140 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lisa B.
Verified review

Kendra is an awesome person with great personality and talented chef. She worked with us when it came to a job holiday function, considerate and informational when it comes to making certain decisions in relation to alcohol. I strongly recommend for anyone looking for catering, look her up. I will definitely use her again

  • 10 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Darrell H.
Verified review

The BBQ was great and the sauce was amazing!! Chef C-Bo & staff were very friendly, and worked hard to serve everyone... I definitely would hire them again!

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Catering by Marcus
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dana E.
Verified review

Marcus and Devon did a fantastic job. We had a post game hot meal. The game was delayed due to weather so the meal was served 90 minutes later than expected. It was all still fresh and delicious. I highly recommend Pas de Deux. Talented chefs and service with a smile.

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Ali's Personal Chef Service
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vedonna R.
Verified review

The event catered by Ali's Personal Chef Service could not have been any better. We continue to receive comments from guests telling how delicious the food was and what a beautiful selection and presentation. We could not have been more please. You can be confident in a successful event Ali.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
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Stephanie H.
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My company had their annual health fair and we hired Chef Iyea to do the cooking demonstrations. She was so helpful through out the menu planning process and very delightful to work with. Our staff loved her energy and recipes. I would highly recommend her!

PCF Creations
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Michael G.
Verified review

I hired PCF Creations for two 1-month periods to prepare Whole30 compliant meals for my wife and me. Chef Josue came like clockwork every Monday to prepare meals for the entire week. He was very clean, friendly, and gentle. His cooking is precise; flavors are gently pronounced and create harmony with subtones and nuances. I am pretty good in the kitchen myself so I needed this execution to be impressive, despite the somewhat limited ingredients allowed (again, whole30 program, which we also narrowed down a lot based on our likings). Chef Josue was very clean and fast. He also made the grocery shopping for us in a very effective way. I would recommend his services to anyone looking to improve diet or simply for a celebration meal. Very happy.

  • 13 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Paul W.
Verified review

Fantastic job by Cupid's Pantry from beginning to end! The Thumbtack website is user friendly and Chef Chenoa responded right away to a short notice proposal for my wife's 50th Birthday Party (I'm a terrible procrastinator). She was very enjoyable to work with ironing out the details leading up to the party and the party itself was a smash hit with 20 of our friends and family. Chef Samantha nailed our Buckhead Beef tenderloin and other food highlights were the crawfish etouffee and the two tier chocolate and coconut individual birthday cakes - several people said it was the best they've ever had. Chenoa had great ideas, one of them being flower arrangements for each table and on her own came up with 50 roses for the arrangements- what a nice touch. When it came time for post dinner and clean up by Cupid's Pantry, I swear they did it in the blink of an eye. One minute there were a lot of dishes, glasses, etc. and I was visiting with my guests - the next minute, poof! all cleaned up! I cannot recommend Chenoa and Cupid's Pantry highly enough. Thanks for making my wife's 50th a truly special night!!!

Personal Chef Heather
4.4
from 14 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Sarita P.
Verified review

Three words--- hire Chef Heather! I went online to find a chef to come to our home and cater a baby shower for my daughter. After reading reviews and looking at the websites of the candidates I found, I decided to contact Chef Heather. She was quick to respond and asked all the right questions about the event and what I was picturing the day to be like. An enjoyable experience from the first interaction I had with her. After several wonderful emails and phone conversations, and an exchange of information and menus, we met at our house and I knew immediately I had found the right person. Chef Heather listened to all of my requests, and then the ideas, menu options, and creativity just started flowing from her! She is a true professional at her craft, incredibly accommodating, and made it possible for us to really enjoy the day. All 16 guests raved about the food and the cooking demo. My only regret is that Chef Heather was in the kitchen instead of sitting down with us to eat! Everyone loved getting to know her and learning from her. I will definitely call her again for any chef/catering need I have, and I would highly recommend you do to!

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Bohemian Bakery
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kirstin B.
Verified review

Chef Pavla is fantastic. My wedding cake was magical and delicious. She was even able to print a photo on sugar.

  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Margaret T.
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I decided to skip the restaurants with my family and try a personal Chef. Probably one of the best decisions I ever have done. He fits my budget. The food was so scrumptious, and mouth watering. Indulged and couldn't have enough. His fresh ingredients stand out the most, with the medley of flavors. My taste buds were dancing. Makes me relieved I'm giving my family the best choices in dining. And this dish was truly amazing. I can say Better than granny.

The East-West Chef
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Delaitre H.
Verified review

I thoroughly enjoyed working with The East-West Chef! The food was superb, and is of the highest quality and caliber. Delicious! In my extensive experience with catering companies as a nonprofit executive, I experienced nothing but professionalism, tact, expedience and timeliness. I would highly recommend!

Chef Kerby Morgan Jr.
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Alison M.
Verified review

Chef Kerb Morgan Jr. has yet to disappoint me ! All of his food is prepared fresh and seasoned to perfection . One of my favorites is his crab cake! You can actually taste the crab in it . I highly recommend everyone taste his dishes .

Atlanta Veggie Spot
4.8
from 5 reviews
    William R.
    Verified review

    Chef Will was awesome co worker. He has always been professional and calm through every situation that has came his way. Chef Will is very knowledgable of his craft along with other categories. He is a cool and down to earth. I am honored to call him my friend and chef.....

    Savoring Flavours
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
      Melanie M.
      Verified review

      Chef Sha’keis prepared a 4 course meal for my line sisters and I a few weeks ago. Can I just say we wish we could go back and do it all over. Lol. Her food was AMAZING, her punctuality and professionalism, astounding. We will definitely be hiring Chef the next time we visit Atlanta! Thank you Chef Keis!

      Chef Toni Ann
      5.0
      from 2 reviews
      • 8 years in business
      Alexa S.
      Verified review

      I can’t say enough good things about my experience with Chef Toni. I recently travelled to Georgia (by way of the West Coast) to visit some girlfriends. As a special treat to ourselves, we decided to have Chef Toni come and cook us dinner. We were referred to her by a friend who she had just taught a cooking class to the week before, and boy are we glad we were! Let me just say that Toni’s warmth and talent are truly unmatched. We had asked for a chicken dish as a main course, and were open to her suggestion. Upon further discussion, Toni created a wonderful three course menu for us. The main course being Chicken Francese! Toni proposed a fresh Caprese salad to start, which was followed by our main dish, the Chicken Francese! This lemony dish was served over a bed of quinoa and brown rice, and let’s just say ... I licked my plate clean. To finish, was a Georgia staple .. Peach Pie!! I love that she tied in a southern element to the menu (as I’m not as lucky to have such delicious peaches over in California)! I wish I had gotten a photo of the pie, but admittedly, we started digging right in the second the pie was cooled 😳. From start to finish, we were not only salivating over the sensational smells that we’re coming from the kitchen, but smiling from ear to ear at Toni’s humor, heart, and most of all her undeniable talent. My only regret is that I don’t live closer so I could have the treat that is Chef Toni all the time!! However, I can now look forward to our new tradition, dinner by Chef Toni. I’m already planning my next trip back!!

      Fitlandfood
      5.0
      from 2 reviews
      • 6 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Damita J.
      Verified review

      I have an annual Luau at my home that approximately 80 - 100 people attend. This year at the last minute I decided to get servers and Fitlandfood responded quickly and committed to my request. No hassle, I was asked what I needed and they complied. The servers were cordial and professional. I will definitely use them in the future.

      Taqueria on Broad
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 3 years in business
      Marcel C.
      Verified review

      We had Taqueria cater a corporate lunch and it was excellent. Everything was perfectly prepared, astonishingly affordable, and they are some of the nicest people to work with. The food was so good that I know of at least one person that ordered dinner from them to take home to her family.

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      How much do private cooking lessons cost?

      You can take private cooking classes to have fun, to learn a new skill, to improve your health, to bond with your partner, to enjoy a playful first date or to have a unique birthday party experience. Nationally the average cost of private cooking lessons ranges between $100 and $150. Prices can vary, depending on where you live, the type of cooking class you’re taking, the ingredients the chef provides, and the reputation of the chef. Cooking classes with Anthony Bourdain will clearly cost more than classes with a local restaurant owner. The number of people in the class will also affect the cost, with group lessons often priced per person to account for the cost of ingredients. For example, for group lessons, a brunch workshop may cost an average of $70 per person, a steak dinner with sides could cost an average of $80-$85 per person, and a sushi lesson could cost an average of $100 per person. Ingredients play a major role in cost, as the chef will pre-purchase the food you will be working with. Weekday classes will usually cost less than weekend classes.

      How much does it cost to hire a caterer?

      Catering prices depend mainly on how fancy you want the food and service to be and how many guests you’ll have. When you’re first looking to hire a caterer for your event, consider how many guests you’ll have and your total food and drink budget. The national average for event catering is $340, but catering prices can range into the thousands depending on your menu, guest count, and service.

      Event catering is a broad term that covers everything from fully prepared, ready-to-eat food that the hosts plate and serve themselves to full-service, multicourse meals, including rental of linens, glassware and other items, with service staff organized by the catering company. Usually a caterer will determine cost based on the type of event you’re having, how many guests will attend, the level of service you desire, and what type of menu you’d like to have. For example, if you have a set catering budget, say $1,500, and you plan to have 50 people attend, that means you have $30 per person for food. If you have the same budget with 100 people, you have $15 per person for food. In this way, the number of people you want to attend your event and the level of food you want to serve them determines how much catering will cost.

      How much should catering cost per person?

      Catering prices can range from about $10 per guest on the low end to $150 or more per person on the high end. Catering costs represent the quality of food, presentation, variety, ingredients and service. But catering prices are more than the cost to cook the food that will be at your party; they also include the cost for the company to do business. Here is a simple breakdown of catering prices:

      • Menu: The food you serve your guests will directly affect the price per person. Organic ingredients, complex recipes, elaborate presentations, or high-ticket items like lobster or filet mignon all add to the cost.
      • Service: Buffet, family style, plated dinners — how you serve the food affects the cost per person. For example, a true plated meal can cost about twice the price of a staff-assisted buffet because of staffing costs. Hiring waiters, bartenders and cleanup crew will all be calculated into the per-person catering price.
      • Drinks: Providing beverages and alcoholic drinks for guests greatly increases your catering budget. Hosting an open bar can cost as much per person as the meal.
      • Rentals: Seating, plates, glassware, etc., will all have an effect on the cost per person for catering. For example, a plastic conference table that seats 10 costs about $6 to rent on average, while a wooden farmhouse table is about $80 to rent on average.
      • Business costs: Any catering cost will also include the cost for the company to do business such as insurance, employee wages, commercial kitchen space and more.

      Actual Requests

      See other requests for home chefs in Kingswood

      Need a Caterer (Drop-off)

      Atlanta, GA

      • Interested in the following cuisine
        Italian, Mexican / Latin
      • Serving style
        Buffet
      • Head count
        75-100
      • Budget per person
      • Details
        Mostly girls 14-18
      • $1036.25
        Average price

      Need a Caterer

      Atlanta, GA

      • Event type
        Other (gender reveal party)
      • Which meal
      • Interested in the following cuisine
        Mediterranean
      • Serving style
      • Staff needed
        Set up: Yes, Server(s): No, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: Yes, I don't need any staff: No
      • Head count
      • Details
        quick responses would be appreciated!
      • $583.25
        Average price

      Need cooking lessons

      Marietta, GA

      • Reason for cooking lessons
        Personal enrichment
      • Interested in the following cooking skills
        Baking - desserts and pastries
      • Cuisine interest
        I'm not sure yet
      • Food preferences, health issues, dietary restrictions, or food allergies
        Please describe here (no)
      • Number of students
        1
      • Student age(s)
        Teenager (13-18)
      • Experience
        Beginner
      • Frequency
        One-time event
      • Lesson length
        60 minutes
      • Willing to join an existing group?
      • Day preference(s)
        Saturday
      • Time preference(s)
        Early afternoon (noon-3pm)
      • Details
        n/a
      • $200
        Average price
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