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Lawrenceville Home Chefs

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

Michael S.

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Vince was great to work with setting up the menu for our event and the food was wonderful. They came early, had everything ready to go and the Chef he sent even had no problem staying late so we could invite the fireman from the fire house up the street to come down and finish off the rest of the GREAT food. Everyone raved about the food although I don’t think very much work got done after lunch, people were full. I highly recommend Gotta Have it catering. Thanks to Vince and his team we had a wonderful event. Do not hesitate to hire this Company.

Zaida C.

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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.

Michelle Y.

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We had a wonderful dinner. The servers and chef were all very professional and we enjoyed crafting a menu that fit our specific needs. The brisket sliders were a BIG hit with our family. (As was the chocolate/peanutbutter cake... outstanding!). THANK YOU!

TOP PRO
  • 26 years in business
  • 166 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Lara P.

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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!!

Natalie W.

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Mike's professionalism and delicious Holiday Menu were exactly what I needed to host a memorable Thanksgiving Feast. The food arrived hot and ready to be served. With a variety of dishes, everyone was able to enjoy their meal.

Kerry G.

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Mike catered 2 pasta dishes for 2 basketball teams and parents. There were several comments about how good the food was !! Mike was prompt, profession, and adapted the menu to fit our needs !! Try him, he's great !!!

  • 7 years in business
  • 197 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 min

Betty A.

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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!

Dr J.

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Nikki was awesome. She was professional and sweet. My family and I loved her. The food was delicious and we have some pretty good cooks and food critics the family. We all learned a lot and I can't wait to try her recipes from her cookbook that I purchased. I hope to follow your career you have a bright future. I know who to call for a great meal when I'm in Atlanta. Dr Jamiah Dawson.

Shawn C.

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Nikki is a fabulous personal chef & caterer. We hired her and and her team to cater our wedding reception of 60 guests. The buffet was setup nice and the food was even better! We truly enjoyed the entire spread from Coconut-Curry Chicken Skewers to some kind of macaroni pie she made. It was all delicious! I recommend her for next event!

  • 11 years in business
  • 191 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Eboni G.

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Chef Troy and his staff presented nothing but EXCELLENT service. From the moment he responded to our request for service to the end of our wedding Chef and his staff provided exceptional communication, service and the food was superb. He honored every request I had and talked me through any questions and concerns we had and offered suggestions. My husband and I along with the guests LOVED the food!!! I would definitely use his services again and continue to recommend him:) Thank you Chef Troy & Staff:) Continued to be Blesst Mr. & Mrs. Alston

Lisa W.

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

Ira P.

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Superb food great chef

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

Kiliaen L.

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First, the service was great from making the reservation to the delivery and set up - top notch all the way!!! Kim and Chef Cedric were fantastic!! Second, the food was excellent! They helped pick the right variety for our event and the portions were more than enough for the numbers I provided. A great company and a great value. We will definitely be using them again!!!

Jennifer C.

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From the beginning, the experience was top notch. The company was very responsive to all questions and inquiries. We were able to stay within my desired budget. Chef Cedric arrived to my home promptly at the discussed time with such professionalism. He set everything up quickly. Our guests absolutely loved the food!

Shanna M.

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Chef Cedric did an amazing job with all the food! The meatballs and Mac n cheese bites were amazing! All of the food prepared made our Christmas party perfect! I would definitely recommend Elegance on a Plate! We will be using them again. Thank you so much!!

TOP PRO
  • 11 years in business
  • 131 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 14 min

Sonnita R.

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The staff of Cooking with a Star was extremely friendly, easy to reach, and helpful in meeting my budget while still making the food special for the event. Cooking with a Star's Caterer's are absolutely amazing. Not only did they help make sure everything was perfect - the food was amazing. The presentation was gorgeous, and the servers were very professional making sure not to let drinks or food pile up on the tables. We've gotten multiple compliments from guests on how great the food was and the dessert pastry table was exactly what I wanted. I would recommend Cooking with a Star to anyone that asks and I will definitely use them again the future.

Tonya J.

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Cooking With the Stars treated me as if I was a star. She catered my wedding which style Grace and professionalism. She went above and Beyond. She also did things that was not in our contract that I asked her to do at the very last moment . She made me very happy and she did it with a smile. I suggest if you looking for someone to cater any type of event with wonderful food great service and love in their heart Ms. Kendra is the one.

Lisa B.

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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

TOP PRO
  • 4 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 hours

Parys S.

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I hired Sabrina (Chef Bree) and team for a birthday celebration at my house for 11 people. I like getting straight to the menu and the cost in the first 2 emails. The menu was very impressive and created anticipation for the taste. Everything came out wonderfully from the arugula salad, puree of winter vegetables, sweet pea and asparagus risotto, chicken cordon blue and finished off with lavender infused hone ice cream. I highly recommend Good Fork for any occasion…. Very organized and professional. Parys Scott

Gregory B.

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My Name is Greg Brown, I was looking for a private chef to celebrate my 11yr Anniversary, Chef Sabrina Gallon made our night special an food was absolutely amazing.. The service, punctuality, the warm spirit was just a wonderful experience.. Chef want to Thank You again for an amazing experience.. The Browns..

Jacques H.

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Chef Sabrina created a fantastic Thanksgiving dinner for my family event of 25. Very personable/professional and went above and beyond to ensure all of our needs were met. I highly recommend!

TOP PRO
  • 10 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Snellville, GA

FOX R.

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C-Bo's BBQ did a great job with the food at our company picnic. The food was delicious and the service provided by LaToya and Charles and their entire team was excellent. We would definitely use them for our next event and recommend them to friends.

Tamika B.

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We really appreciate C-Bo's BBQ and Southern Cuisine for coming out to our event. The services was excellent and the food was marvelous. Chef C-Bo and Tonya you all did wonderful. We'll definitely be contacting you again!

Darrell H.

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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!

TOP PRO
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 7 min
  • Atlanta, GA

Bernice W.

Verified review

Chef Marcus and his staff did an exceptional job with the food and their service. He is a first-class chef. He is professional and efficient. His food is delicious and memorable. His herb roasted chicken and peach pulled pork are in a class by themselves. Macaroni and cheese goes to a whole different level when he prepares it. He makes green beans worthy of the name haricots vert. Chef Marcus can cook!

Dana E.

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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.

Tameka G.

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Chef came to my rescue! Breakfast buffet was great and delivery was prompt. Presentation was very professional.

  • 8 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 min

Milton W.

Verified review

Wow, where do I start. First of all, I chose Adilah's Catering out of 4 other possible caterers. I chose her initially because she listened and understood what my goal was and how to accomplish that goal. My goal was to surprise my wife with a special dinner. She assisted me with locating a place for us to stay that had a full kitchen. She suggested two different places. One of medium cost and one of a higher cost. This showed me that she had great knowledge of the area and offered me, the client, the choice of how much I wanted to spend in a hotel. Then she suggested certain things for the menu that evening. However, she was never pushy and also allowed space for me to alter from the set packages. Lastly, the night was INCREDIBLE!!!! The food was cooked to PERFECTION and served hot! We could tell that all the food was fresh. Her husband was our server and was extremely polite and professional. I can not stress enough that the food and the service was unbelievable. As a former GA state games gold medalist (boxing) and a retired professional heavyweight boxer, I've had the opportunity to eat the foods of some of the finest restaurants and prepared by some of the world's top chefs. I can honestly say, that Chef Adilah is second to none of them!!!! You would be cheating yourself if you did not hire this lady for any of your catering needs. She was incredible!!!!

Simone F.

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Can you say Delectable, Scrumptious,Ambrosial,Heavenly, Supreme and that's just the food. Adilah Catering is by far the best Catering Service I ever had, the masterful skills they use to serve us and the proficency in there service is impeccable and their smiles are to die for. Exceptional, Phenomenal, Chef Adilah I will reccommend Adilah's Catering to everyone. Kudos, Kudos, Kudos, Kudos, Kudos, Kudos, Kudos.

Orlanda M.

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Awesome service and incredible food. You definitely get the personal touch with Adilah's Catering. My husband and I really was able to enjoy our anniversary with the chef coming to us. I love just Adilah's Catering, keep up the great service and excellent food. We will definitely use your service again and highly recommend this company for catering and for personal date nights.

TOP PRO
  • 4 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 10 hours

Sherie G.

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Kelsey, as it turned out, did not only drop-off the meal for our dinner party, but she served as personal chef, doing much of the preparation in my home. She prepared a fantastic New Year's Eve meal for 11 of us, working with us to arrive at a wonderful menu that satisfied everyone's very individualized culinary needs and requirements. Communication with her in advance was smooth and prompt. She arrived at exactly the time she said she would, made herself comfortable in my kitchen, presented fantastic appetizers, and then served a meal that was well-prepared, beautifully presented, and absolutely delicious. In addition to her culinary skills, she has a delightful and friendly personality. She clearly enjoys what she does, and she truly exceeded our expectations.

Erick B.

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I surprised my wife on her 40th B-Day with a private chef to cook dinner for the family. Kelsey was GREAT, she was warm, kind and professional every step of the way. The food was fantastic too. We started with a cheese and charcuterie plate, and then a duck salad with organic greens, both were delicious.The main course was halibut with a citrus sauce and asparagus, it was perfectly cooked. The dessert was her signature creme brulee and it was outstanding. I'd highly recommend Kelsey to anyone needing a private chef for a special occasion.

Minty N.

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We hired Kelsey for my mom's birthday and she was awesome! She was flexible and customized a menu for us. Kelsey was very professional:showed up on time, was quick with responses to any questions we had before we hired her and is an all around great person to work with. The food was delicious! We had clams in Thai curry sauce for apps, red wine braised beef short ribs that melted in your mouth with sesame green beans and a salted caramel creme brûlée to finish! I highly recommend her for your personal chef experience.

TOP PRO
  • 5 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 min

Wendy W.

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Our meal was fantastic! The entire party raved how wonderful the meal looked, smelled and tasted. So you're aware delicious is an understatement! Service was outstanding and Allison was more delightful than the meal. Menu items were fresh, warm and presented beautifully! Give Ali's Personal Chef service a chance, I guarantee you will not be disappointed.

Vedonna R.

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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.

Joy B.

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I highly recommend Ali's Personal Chef Service. She catered an event this past weekend for me with 70 people in attendance. The food was FABULOUS. Everything from scratch. She is highly professional and I will absolutely use her again.

  • 23 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 7 min

Amanda J.

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Had a great time cooking with Chef Sonya and my friends this past weekend! We made a great meal together!

Michelle F.

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My daughter had a great first class. She really enjoyed cooking with Chef Sonya.

Jon C.

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We all had a very good time. Chef Sonya made the experience fun

  • 4 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 24 min

David P.

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We used Keri-Anne to assist with cooking meals for a week. She was reasonably priced and prepared a very interesting menu. She was professional with making arrangements to meet and was very flexible. Additionally, her meals were packaged well and labeled for ease of use. The food tasted great. The only reason we didn't continue use is because the portions didn't allow for left-overs the next day for lunch. That is no knock against her, it was just a stipulation for us if we were going to use a personal chef in place of our own cooking. I would highly recommend.

Felicia B.

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Keri-Anne did a wonderful job. We had her cook 10 different meals. She finished them all in four hours. So far we have tasted 4 and they are delicious. Lots of flavor but still healthy. Very friendly and professional.

Jeannine J.

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Keri-Anne arrived at my home promptly in Fayetteville ready to get to work. I asked her help with vegetarian, gluten free meals. She provided me with 3 dishes. Keri-Anne was knowledgeable and very efficient.

  • 6 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Susan U.

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Chef Joseph catered my company Christmas dinner. It was for seven persons in my home. I provided all the table setting, etc. Joseph was very easy to communicate with and worked with me to develop menu choices. In the end, my guests could choose between Prime Rib and Stuffed Chicken Breast Florentine. Sides were Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Green Beans Almondine. Everything was delicious. Joseph arrived when he said he would and he plated and served the meal, then cleaned up. It was a very relaxing evening to have it all taken care of and be able to enjoy my guests and not worry about serving and cleaning up. There were just a few minor issues - the important thing is to clearly communicate so that you are both on the same page and he knows your expectations.

Faith K.

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We had the pleasure of using Chef Joseph Elias & Paula's ZZerts for our annual Client Appreciation Event. They did a spectacular job for us! The food, service, and presentation was 5 star. They showed tremedous class throughout the evening and made all of our clients feel at home. We plan on using them again in the near future.

Troy Y.

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Joseph has done two events(client appreciation and personal chef experience) for me and both have been hits for my guest and for me personally. The quality and taste along with service is one I would and have put in front of my best clients. Two thumbs up!!!

  • 3 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 33 min

JESSICA H.

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Chef Nefy was wonderful! She was very responsive and eager to make sure our menu was everything we wanted it to be. She stayed in contact with us and was excited to be a part of our company event. She and her staff arrived and set up the food and even brought an extra platter of food that would work for one of our employees with a food allergy. The food was wonderful and the pork and chicken were both very tender and moist. The seasoning was amazing and all of the food was presented in a very appealing manner. Chef Nefy followed up after the event to make sure that everything went well and to thank us for letting her be a part of our event. I would definitely recommend Chef Nefy with My Touch Of Finesse!

David H.

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This was my first experience using caterer and I was amazed. Chef Nefi was so responsive and added great ideas to the food items. Everyone raved about the mac and cheese bites! The presentation was great-everything looked fresh and appetizing. People wanted to know who did the catering. I could have used even more cards. Thank you for making my birthday so easy and tasty.

Dr. W.

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I thoroughly enjoyed our dinner with Chef Nefy. Everything was beautifully presented and done so with impeccable attention to detail. We will use her again.

  • 7 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 min

Hannah D.

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We called Tad about 4 weeks before my wedding. Right away he promised he was there for us. We were doing a reception in my in-laws house in Atlanta and we needed a caterer. I, having never planned a wedding and having a mother-in-law and a mother outside the country, had no idea how I was going to do it. What impressed me most about Tad was his dedication to go above and beyond and his talent! You won't get a better mix of the two from anyone else. He let us know from the get go that he was there to help us with whatever he could and let us know what he could not help out with. He was dedicated to making my weekend the best it could be and he sure did with his amazing food! He even helped me find a rental store and choose all the linens, goblets, tent, etc. for my reception. He called every few days to make sure everything was going as planned and I knew if I needed anything, he would help. Now, the food. OH MY GOODNESS! We had him make us chicken and fish and we decided to do pies instead of the traditional wedding cake, so he was able to make all our food. People in my religion are big "foodies" since we don't drink alcohol and everyone raved about how amazing the food tasted and how beautiful the pies were. I wish I had a picture, they were incredible! He sent me and my husband home that night with a beautiful basket so we were able to enjoy the amazing food. We both LOVED the salmon and scalloped potatoes. And the CHEESECAKE! Best I've ever had and I've been to NYC a few times to have "The World's Best Cheesecake". I highly recommend him for ANY occasion. He learned my style and knew right a way what type of food I would be needing-- he's a great listener. Honestly, I could go on for days but just know: YOU WON'T FIND ANYONE BETTER!

Sabrina A.

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I knew from the moment that I saw that his menu had chicken empanadas...he was the one. Tad was FANTASTIC to work with. He was so easy to get in touch with and very accommodating. He invited us to a tasting where we were blown away by his food, his professionalism and his personality. He paid close attention to everything that we spoke about from the tasting and brought everything to life. We were seeking a Haitian/Puerto rican cuisine and he was quick to make the most impressive menu. Our menu was very diverse and included tons of well made and culturally infused meals. It felt like our mothers were cooking for us. Our guests RAVED about the food and we couldn't get enough of it. The service was splendid and we felt like superstars the way his staff treated us. He gave us a wonderful "to go" plate that we requested and also a special basket that included wine and nice home decor items. The best part was when I was served my meal and noticed that he included the skin from the pork. We had told Tad a story during our tasting about how my now husband once "stole" the skin from my part and I wasn't happy about it. It's the best part of the meal! He even gave me an additional plate full of my favorite treat! Tad was more of a friend throughout this entire process and truly made our experience phenomenal. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND HIS SERVICES. Thank you Tad. :)

Lynne K.

Verified review

Tad recently catered an small dinner party at my home. The food was great and he made everything so easy. Tad is flexible to work with and has good menu ideas. I highly recommend Tad's Tasty Treats.

  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 56 min

Marian A.

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I took a vegetable cutting class. It was exactly what I needed! My friend surprised me with a real live kitchen cutting class for my birthday. Chef Brandon was friendly, patient, and knowledgeable. He gave me skills that I have incorporated into my daily cooking. He gave me skills that I continue to boast about. I definitely recommend this class or any given by Chef Brandon!

Allison W.

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Chef Dukes catered a formal affair for my church. The food was great, the presentation was awesome and it was a pleasure working with this company.

Nicole J.

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I took one of Chef Duke's cooking classes and they were amazing. His patience and attention to detail was fantastic!

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

Shonika O.

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PCF Creations did an outstanding job for my husbands birthday providing chef services! My husband and I are still getting rave reviews of the food served, which by the way was elegantly displayed and continuously replenished throughout the evening. Josue and his staff were very nice and easy to work with from the very beginning when trying to create the menu even with my last minute decision to book chef services. He created a delicious well-rounded menu with healthy ingredients which impressed all of our guests. When the event was nearly over Josue and his staff left my kitchen area clean as a whistle with minimal work left for me to do! I am very pleased with PCF's service that I will without a doubt book them for all future events! Thank you Josue!!

Michael G.

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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.

Steward C.

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Josue is an awesome chef. I had the opportunity to try some of his samples I must say they were very good. Josue is a talented chef. Keep up the awesome work!

  • 3 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 min

Martha D.

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Me and my husband were looking forward to celebrating an aniversary meal. The meal prepared for us and the attention to detail truly exceeded out expectations. Everything was wonderful. Thank you Chef Ron for making this a memorable day!

Brittany H.

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I've had the pleasure of enjoying Chef Ron's cuisine on several occasions and I must say; he never disappoints! The food is ALWAYS delicious and he is the definition of professionalism and courtesy.

Alyssa S.

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Chef Ron catered a family meal for us and it was amazing! The presentation was nice and food was great, as usual. Chef Ron created a memorable experience for me and my family!

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 10 min

Stan H.

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Chef Rich made our breakfast and lunch planning a breeze for a packed golf tournament/fundraiser at Pinetree CC just a few weeks ago. Everything neatly packaged and simple to distribute. Rich gave us options for our guests to select. With nearly 200 folks to serve, it was a relief to let Rich just take care of the details. Great personal touches and plenty of compliments to go around. Second year using Designated Chef-need I say more? I plan to use Designated Chef for other events soon!

Carrie A.

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The Designated Chef and his team were great to work with. They made it so easy to customize a menu for a bridal shower that I hosted for a friend. The food was fantastic and very creative. It was all very fresh and nothing like I have ever tasted before! Carrie A, Bridal Shower

Melissa B.

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Designated Chef really helped to make my daughter's bridal shower absolutely perfect! The guests walked away talking about the delicious food, and I was more than pleased with the presentation! You will not be disappointed with Designated Chef Catering!

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