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Honolulu Personal Chefs

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Kuoha Culinary
5.0
from 45 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Frank M.
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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.

Hanai Events
4.8
from 9 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Chelsea A.
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Jeremy is one of those special, one-of-a-kind humans beings, and my husband and I could not have asked for a more perfect person to have alongside us at our wedding. He worked closely with us and was so attentive and accommodating to our needs and requests. Our ceremony was exactly what we wanted - poignant, sweet, short, and with all the right personal touches. It felt like having a very close friend instead of an officiant blessing and honoring our marriage. If you are considering hiring Jeremy/Hanai events for your special occasion - I highly recommend! You will not be disappointed in their kindness, attention to detail, and earners to go above and beyond.

Personal Chef Services
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Richard M.
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While visiting Oahu this Spring, we had a small family reunion plus belated birthdays for our two young granddaughters. Chef Jesse Dowling created a wonderful dinner for the occasion and helped make it a memorable evening for all of us. The presentation was lovely and the dinner was delicious. Not only is he a talented chef, he is personable and patiently answered all of our granddaughters' questions about food preparation, cooking, etc. We were delighted with his service and we certainly recommend him to anyone considering a personal chef. RDM 5-25-2016

Candice S.
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Allison is very thorough and thoughtful with her meal/menu planning. I am always so delighted at how delicious her dishes are, and wonderfully nutritious. I highly recommend Allison to all of my friends and family.

  • 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!

Chef Chai
5.0
from 2 reviews
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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.

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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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I provide consulting and menu development. I will assist in start-up business. I design menu for your clientele and provide costing and pricing.

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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.

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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.

  • 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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Have you been working out, but still don't understand the concept of training? Well, I can help you. Wanting to lose that extra pounds? Getting ready for a photo shoot? Weddings? I can help you lose that inch with a lot of commitment and the right diet. We will strengthen you and get you in shape. Feel free to call Ed or shoot me an email fo a free consultation and an assessement. I' ll be glad to help you. I charge $50 for an hour. Wherever you are comfortable, I will be glad to train you either at your home, the gym of your choice or at a park. What are you waiting for? Get fit now and stay healthy!

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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.

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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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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.

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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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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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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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Island Paradise Weddings or IPW is offering their wedding planning and coordination services in Oahu that will cater to every type of service that customers would require in a one-stop shop. We are offering the following services below for brides, grooms, or guests that are coming to Hawaii. We are sure to make your trip that much easier. Our services include: * Weddings: We offer a full-service planning and coordination, day of coordination or simply help in fulfilling your vendors for flowers, entertainment, , photography, videographer, ministry, transportation, invitations, local wedding favors, limo service, gift baskets, and more. We also have a wide variety of wonderful vendors to choose from who can work wonders on your special day. We will see to it that your day goes smoothly and within your budget. We also work with tuxedo companies and fabulous bridal boutiques in case there is a need to purchase, rent or have your attire pressed before the special day. * High-end retreat and serenity spa: We have packages for those who want to spend some secluded moments at a spa and resort. Join us at this resort on the North Shore and enjoy the organic treatments, full lunches, yoga, massages and onsite chefs while you relax. This is an ideal place for bridal parties or for guests who require a high-end venue that provides special treatment. It is a magnificent and spectacular place to relax and enjoy your time and view of Oahu's gorgeous North Shore. * Inner and outer island activities: Go on an adventure and make reservations on any islands for skydiving, boat dinner cruises, fishing, luaus, or helicopter rides. Let us know what activity you would prefer during your stay and we'll get you in touch with our great connections on all islands. We guarantee you great pricing. * Vacation rentals: Do you want to stay at a beach front, condo or penthouse during your stay at Oahu? We work with several home owners who would be willing to provide you some awesome low- or high-end locations. If you want to stay or celebrate your wedding at a rental, we have contacts with homes that allow a party of 2 to 50 on the island. Please do note that the rates for those homes have different and separate pricing for the wedding day and for vacationing. The pricing and availability will also be dependent on the day and time of the year. We also have several connections with the venues on Maui for those who need a location for a private getaway, events, or weddings. * Travel arrangements: We provide assistance in securing your airlines and hotel packages for the islands on your trip. If you are getting married here on the islands and needing a fast getaway to start your life as a married couple, then we can help you in coming up with a honeymoon package. The pricing will be dependent on dates, airlines, and locations. * Corporate events - We have an experience of over seven years of planning in Oahu for large or small corporate events. We have behind-the-scenes experience as we worked with the one of the top catering services, and now we are equipped with the knowledge of setting up, creating menus, hiring staff, hiring security, preparing layouts, producing high-end government events, and coming up with private celebrity entertainment and so on. From parties of 2 to large corporate events of 5000, we can provide you with all the vendors you need to create that fantastic night on Oahu, may it be a convention, business trip or just a business get together. We have vendors for every aspect of your event from working events such as the USS Missouri, Iolani Palace, Hawaii State Art Museum, Working with Tiffany's, Loomis Sayles Financial Corporation, Kaiser Permanente, Mercedes, HMSA, The Wedding Ring Shop, and Saturn of Honolulu and much more. * Personal staff for your luxury getaway: If you need a secured and private venue for your stay on Oahu, we have a list of locations to suit you. We have able staff to take care of your needs--massages, private chefs, personal concierge, maid service, tours, and limo transportation. We are sure provide you assistance and care for your needs with the different types of services that IPW offer. Send us an email today and let us guide you to a relaxing and fun-filled trip to the islands.

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