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Honolulu Home Chefs

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Kuoha Culinary
5.0
from 46 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Frank M.
Verified review

I couldn't be happier with Kuoha Culinary and Chef Ed. The dinner party was a huge success. The menu was incredilble and the food was delicious. This was the first time I used a personnel chef and it was hands down one of the most enjoyable experiences I've ever had. What a great way to celebrate a special event. Thanks chef, for your professionalism, creativity and passion.

Kimo's Akamai Catering
4.6
from 43 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
Jon And Coleen M.
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We booked Chef Kimo to cater for our wedding in Ka'a'awa, Oahu in July, 2014. During the planning stages he met with us in person and also corresponded by e-mail and FaceTime. His friendly nature put us at ease and we were pleased to work with him because of his extensive knowledge of the island and of organising weddings there. Kimo worked within our budget and did his best to achieve everything we were looking for on our special day. He is not only a caterer but can also organise everything wedding related. He custom made the menu to our specifications, recommended an amazing cake maker and organised table decorations which fitted perfectly with our colour scheme. Although there were a few minor problems due to some of his staff letting him down at the last minute, Kimo was still able to produce a tasty and varied wedding meal for us which all our guests thoroughly enjoyed. We highly recommend him and his company.

  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Mack M.
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Sasha is the bomb! We had an awesome experience using her as a private chef for a one night event. I would gladly use her again!! Thank you Sasha!!!

Organic Surfer Chef
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Ernesto V.
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I cannot say enough great things about Chef Pedro, the food was outstanding, they were so accommodating, very friendly and professional. The coordinator leading up to our event was so helpful and kind and the staff the day of was wonderful, warm and professional. Everyone was raving about the food! We were on a budget, but really good in-season food was important to us and Chef Pedro made that happen for us at a reasonable rate. The day of the event there was a glitch with the tables/chairs, and without missing a beat Chef Pedro’s stepped in to help resolve that issue without ever worrying us. While one might consider a caterer/Chef to only deal with food, they had their hand in nearly all aspects of the day and worked in perfect harmony with the venue care taker. They just have an ALL STAR staff combine with ALL STAR food. Everything was just wonderful. I would highly recommend them!

Personal Chef Services
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Philip B.
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Selected him after talking with several other chefs. Very professional, talented and personable. Hired him for our family dinner of 10 ( 6 adults 4 children) Food was outstanding. Quality product, first class prep. Talked about each dish and answered our questions regarding the food. Cleaned up. No mess No fuss. Have no reservation or hesitation in recommending him.

JoJo's Kitchen
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Linda W.
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This was my second time experience Jojo's kitchen. I belong to an organization that was in immediate need of a buffet service, with less than 48hrs notice given to Jojo's Kitchen, Jojo was able to set up an Easter Brunch buffet for our club with everything on the buffet to please the varied palates of our members. The buffet consisted over 12 items to chose from, the banana pancakes and kim chee fried rice were my favorite, oh, and so was the fried potatoes and the fiesta omelet, forgot to mention the regular and the sweet sauce kalua pork. an assortment of bagels and muffins and bundt cake added to the already well presented menu choices. Freshly cut pineapples were delicious. Forgot to mention the strawberry goat cheese salad, yummy!! there were many other items on the buffet but these I am mentioning the items I went back for a second time. Oh, BTW, her island macaroni salad is the best.

Los Angeles Cooking Club
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Banjo A.
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You can really tell the chefs place a high premium on fresh and unique ingredients. The food is simple and elegant, and the experience was overall very memorable!

Chef Chai
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Alessandra C.
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Chef Chai is generous, kind, brilliant and the best at everything he does. Not only did he cater our wedding, he personally oversaw every aspect and when our cake lady neglected to bring boxes so our guests could bring the cake home, Chef Chai immediately figured out a way to solve the problem and made sure we could have boxes for our guests. Chef Chai is not only an incredible caterer, but his restaurants are top notch. Whenever we return to Hawai'i we make sure to visit him and every experience is nothing short of magical every time. If you ever get the blessing to meet this man and his team, you'll know the magic he creates within seconds of being in his wonderful company.

Sweet Newbyginnings/La Vie
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Maddy H.
Verified review

I cannot begin to describe our amazing Thanksgiving dinner we had. Not only did Samantha and her husband cook an amazing meal with everything my family and I asked for, they made us feel at home; With special touches like festive place mats, all the food made from scratch and definitely filled with love. She even greeted us with leis, which made us feel very comfortable and filled with aloha. We can’t describe our experience without using the words amazing, yummy, and of course grateful. My family and I HIGHLY recommend this fabulous couple to cook for your next gathering.

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Mariano F.
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As a recently single professional, I needed a great cook who delivered. One easy meeting and she understood what I was looking for - mostly savory and everything delivered in glass tupperware. She's definitely a great cook - the only way I can say it is you can tell she loves what she's doing and you can kind of taste that in the food. It tastes home cooked, prices are right in line and reasonable and the food is delivered. Just what I ordered. Recommend highly. 5 stars. MF - Kailua

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We provide a variety of customized options for your catered event. While we primarily provide "Live Action Sushi Bar" services for your guests , we also have many different party options from platters to individual fares to full service meals. We like to meet with our clients and be able to create something different and anew so that their special occasion will be one to remember.

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People love my passion for cooking and the way I present them. I specialize in Indian, Chinese, Malaysian, Thai, European and other cuisines. I enjoy cooking and do it with love, if you are in need of a personal chef or wanting to learn a thing or two about cooking, i am the person for it.

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Organic Rawsome presents you with the most delicious foods you've ever tasted: raw, organic, wholesome and oh so healthy! We offer delicious raw foods, super foods, super herbs, healing tonics and elixirs. Use these as preventive medicines and for a healthy way of life, a quick effective remedy to any ailment or for just a week's detox and rejuvenation; your body will thank you! I can work as a private chef and make a delicious weekly food plan for you, or shop plan and prepare for your event. Let me work it out, and you eat, get healthy, get/keep trim, if you need to, and get stronger and more energized effortlessly. I cook for parties and events. I can cater for any amount of guests. I also provide workshops. Host at your home, and you get the workshop and food free. I will travel to all islands. Please call/email for more details. I make the yummiest raw foods and whole foods alive! It's powerful.

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Chef David Kaminski, a caterer, will make your occasion reflective of the warm hospitality of Hawaii with his over 25 years of experience in designing delicious cuisine. Chef David is a full-service caterer. The chef will assist you from the venue of the event and in planning a creative menu, as well as a natural, beautiful decor. Whether you are planning a small party or a huge event, Chef David will guarantee a memorable affair. The chef has a wide array of menus and pricing to ensure that your guests’ experience will be the very best possible. Chef David’s love affair with food is reflected in his hand-picked, fresh produce and quality ingredients. The chef takes pride in making all of his own sauces and does not believe in many of the popular shortcuts that are used in other restaurants. Chef David’s specialty is Mediterranean cuisine because of its healthy use of olive oil (instead of butter) and the creative combination of ripe fruits, vegetables, pungent herbs, grilled meats, and fish. The chef is also an expert in preparing Pacific Rim food that is so very popular in Hawaii. Mahalo for considering Chef David as your caterer. Please take the time to visit our menus and information, and contact us to let us know how we can serve you.

  • 3 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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Normally you get "Chefs" that need certain ingredients. I try and teach to cook with what you have available. Beats running to the store every five minutes just to get something you forgot. I like to teach basic skills that teenagers or single people or parents can learn. I also like to teach in depth too.

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I am a personal cook and caterer. As a personal cook, I mainly do home-style cooking for my clients with their personal needs in mind. As a caterer, I will sit down or talk over the phone with you to plan the menu for your event and customize it to your preferences. I have catered for office parties, bridal showers and many different holiday gatherings. I have a small clientele that I cook for on a weekly basis and an office group that I cater for monthly. My pricing is reasonable and usually on the lower end. As I work with you, we will plan a menu to stay within your budget.

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I am well-versed on pan pacific and local flavors. I trained under world chefs. I have background on large volume as well as fine dinning. I worked at the Hawaii convention center for almost 20 years. I am able to adapt to different styles of food. I grew up in Wahiawa with Alan Wong. Recently invited as a judge at the 2018 High School Culinary Competition. Featured on KITV 4/16/18 Articlel in Star Advertiser Aloun Farm 2018 Gala You Tube, Aloun Farm 2018 Sweet Onion Gala Previously (2017-2018) Executive Chef Kapolei Golf Club. VIP invitation Lulu Culinary Fund Raiser(2018)

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I have been Mayumi Nishimura's on-and-off assistant from 2009 up to present (Mayumi is Madonna's private chef and has been so for ten years.). Below is a list of my professional experiences: * Private chef for a cancer patient in Taiwan April, 2013 - June, 2013 * Kitchen volunteer and head chef Kushi Institute, Becket, MA January, 2013 - March, 2013 * Chef and cooking instructor Ionia, Kasilof, Alaska October, 2010 - January, 2013 * Lead accountant Always, Osaka, Japan April, 2002 - September, 2010 * Chef Capricciosa Italian Restaurant October, 2001 - March, 2002 * Chef Domani Italian Restaurant September, 1996 - September, 2000 Here is a list of my certificates, licenses and special training: * Licensed Chef Tsujichourishi Vocational Culinary School April, 2000 - March, 2001 * Certified Macrobiotic Chef Sei Sho Kyou Kai Cooking School Osaka, Japan, 2012 * Certified Blowfish and Fish Cutting License Osaka, Japan, 2001 * Certified First-Class Mathematics Training * Master Certificate of Japanese Calligraphy * Home Helper National Certification: Trained in assisting handicapped individuals * First Aid Training I have plenty of experience cooking for large groups.

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I have trained under a world-class chef with a background in various types of food. I am presently passionate in garden to table creations, which are healthy and economical. I am willing to design the menu according to the client's needs. I have formed a personal recipe book from years of working in different kitchens and events. I am big on sanitation and proper food handling. I am able to adapt to different dietary needs. I have a background in small- to large-scale production.

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The ability to work in someone's home is very personal. The rapore that builds between the client and myself is important. I become an extension of their family and they rely and put their trust in me to feed them properly.

  • 5 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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