Best Personal Chefs in Chicago, IL 2017

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Best of 2016

Browse these personal chefs with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Chicago, IL.

  1. #1 Cheftekar Catering, Consulting and Personal Chef Service

    (25 reviews)

    Annette J.

    Chef Eftekar was extremely professional. He provided great suggestions for food that would compliment the event and paired well with the cocktails being served. He gained our confidence by ensuring us that the amount of food he recommended would leave our guests full and well fed....boy did he deliver!!!! The food was amazing!!!!! Thank you Chef Eftekar!

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  2. #2 Green Eyed Girl in the Kitchen

    (26 reviews)

    Susan G.

    Chef Lindsey was very sensitive to my brother's needs, made helpful suggestions and delivered 5 dinners that he is enjoying very much.

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  3. #3 Madlove Cooking

    (10 reviews)

    Laurie Y.

    Chef Joe was awesome, entertaining & engaging. Seriously do not believe we have had better food. His son Levi was every bit the gentleman that Joe was. We enjoyed a 4 course meal that stimulated our taste buds! So much flavor in every bite, Would highly recommend this wonderful Chef! Thank -You Chef and Levi!

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  4. #4 My Kitchen by Cedar

    (5 reviews)

    Molly Z.

    Cedar prepared and cooked a delicious meal for a friend of mine who just had her second baby. I live far away from this friend and felt awful I couldn't make her a healthy meal for she and her family. When I posted an ad on Thumbtack, Cedar quickly replied. She remained easy to communicate with, was timely, and within budget. My friend and her husband thought the meal was delicious!

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  5. #5 Bring the Chef Home

    (7 reviews)

    Grant S.

    Natasha was very professional, prepared a great meal and provided a wonderful experience for our dinner party. We would definitely hire Natasha again.

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  6. #6 Brian Min

    (4 reviews)

    Stefanie G.

    Brian's food was very yummy! He made us chicken, the best gravy ever, a potato salad, and some yummy carrots. It was perfectly portioned for 1 piece per person and we devoured it! I wish he'd called me when he was on the way to drop it off, though!

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  7. #7 The Art of Good Eating

    (7 reviews)

    Julie W.

    Tom prepared an amazing meal for my husband's 50th birthday dinner. I wanted to do an upscale crab boil and Tom delivered that to perfection. He was professional and easy to work with and my kitchen was spotless when he left. And, of course, the food was delicious. We would definitely use Tom and The Art of Good Easting again.

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  8. #8 oh!

    (17 reviews)

    Greg C.

    Jeanine made my life so easy as she helped me with this event. Fast to respond, excellent at communications and the food and the presentation of her "art" totally topped off my trip and more importantly, my guests experience. Top Shelf & First Class. Highly, highly recommend these good folks.

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  9. #9 Ari's Amazing Creations

    (10 reviews)

    Tracie K.

    Ari's Amazing Creations is simply amazing! Our menu selectionsystem were carefully crafted to meet the needs of very picky tastebuds who left no crumb behind! Best of all, Ari worked within our budget. I highly recommend Ari's Amazing Creations!

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  10. #10 Greg Tefs Personal Chef Services

    (7 reviews)

    Matthew S.

    Greg came and cooked my family dinner on Christmas Eve. Every aspect of the meal was fantastic. He helped us pick out the perfect menu, was on time and prompt, took great care of our kitchen, served and cleaned, and most importantly - Cooked a DELICIOUS meal. We will most definitely be using again and look forward to future meals!

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Thumbtack Spotlight

Kitchenistas

(6 reviews)

Kitchenistas is a personal chef company that is providing food preparations for a single event or a weekly drop-off. The owner shares with us what she loves about her job.

What do you love about your job?

I love cooking for others because people come alive when they enjoy good food with their friends and families, and they can relax. I take the pressure off of the host/hostess. Leave it to me to be well-prepared to cook, serve and clean up.

What or who inspired you to start your own business?

I talk to many people who are intimidated by the prospect of creating food to serve to guests in their own homes. I saw their need to entertain without the pressure of cooking themselves. Once they hire a personal chef, they understand that it is a special way to treat themselves and their families and friends.

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  • Catering & Private Cooking Services

    Chef Most Wanted Catering & Private Chef Services

    (112 reviews)

    Choose this company if you need to hire personal chefs who cater to small and big events. They also have experienced planners who coordinate birthdays, baby showers, and other special events.

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  • Chef Catering Services

    Feast & Imbibe

    (15 reviews)

    This firm of gourmet chefs specializes in quality chef catering services for dinner party and all types of events. They also do wine serving, gluten free meal delivery, home chef service and more.

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  • Healthy Personal Chef Services

    Chef Katie Simmons

    (13 reviews)

    Katie Simmons is one of the best personal chefs whose goal is to provide healthy and delicious plant-powered dishes. She offers gluten-free meals, in-home cooking classes, and catering services.

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  • Personal Chef & Home Cooking Services

    Flour and Sugar

    (12 reviews)

    Flour and Sugar, A Modern Personal Chef Service has some of the top chefs who provide clients with a unique dining experience. They do weekly meal preparation and private in-home catering.

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  • Personal Cook Services

    Let's Eat Home Personal Chef Service

    (12 reviews)

    Stephanie Podell handles private chef jobs for families in the city. Her dishes are inspired by Mediterranean cooking and culture and the gourmet approach of European cuisine. Check her out today.

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  • Chef Services

    Free Cooking Programs

    (8 reviews)

    Professional chef Michael Niksic offers cooking services fit for any budget. He also provides cooking lessons that cater to all skills, levels and ages.

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  • Healthy Anti-Inflammatory Prepared Meals Delivered to you!

    Kitchfix

    (8 reviews)

    Hire personal chef Josh Katt if you want a licensed pro who delivers custom meals made from fresh organic fruits, vegetables and meats. He specializes in anti-inflammatory diet, vegan meals, and more.

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  • Personal Chef Services

    Dinner Tonight by Tara

    (7 reviews)

    Tara Schneider is a personal chef who offers meal preparation services at the comforts of your home. She cooks a variety of cuisines such as Italian, Mexican, French, Chinese, German and more.

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  • Chef & Catering Services

    Chef Beau's Klean Kitchen

    (7 reviews)

    If you need assistance in fueling your body for a big athletic event, let William Blackburn help you. He is a professional and personal culinary chef, who specializes in meals for athletes.

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  • Personal Chef

    Home Chefs PCS

    (7 reviews)

    Dwight Bowman is among the personal chefs that cook for a private party or any type of event. He also offers fine dining and catering services. He provides budget-friendly menus, too.

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  • Healthy Chef Services

    Dinner's Ready Personal Chef Service

    (6 reviews)

    Hire private chef Cindy Steinman if you want fresh and personalized meals at your house. Her chef cooking services include grocery shopping, menu planning, meal preparation, labeling and packaging.

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  • Personal Chef Services

    Chef on the Run

    (5 reviews)

    Want to host a private chef dinner party in the comfort of your own home serving delicious and healthy meals? Hire Colin Mauthe who has been a chef cooking in eight countries for over 19 years.

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  • Chef Services

    Up Close Personal Chefs

    (5 reviews)

    This business specializes in providing intimate culinary experiences such as in-home romantic dinners and private cooking lessons. They also handle dinner parties for groups of all sizes.

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  • Vegan Personal Chef

    MI Gita Services

    (4 reviews)

    Hire vegan chef Margarita Ivanova to serve custom cakes and gluten-free meals for your family. She has a BA in Nutrition and Healthy Eating and worked as a dietitian in a hospital for 7 years.

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  • Professional Chef Services

    Chibaby Wrappoure

    (4 reviews)

    Ed Gibson handles one of the best personal chef jobs with menus that ensure a healthy diet for clients. He makes prepared meals for office meetings, family affairs, special events and more.

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  • Personal Chef

    Chef Nicky Noir

    (3 reviews)

    This professional is one of the best chefs in town with over 10 years of experience. She offers home chef cooking services for busy individuals and families. Try her home cooked meals now.

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  • Home Chef

    Paula Morgan

    (1 reviews)

    Paula Morgan provides professional cleaning, grocery shopping, and cooking services to residential clients. She has been cleaning cleaning and cooking at homes for over 15 years. Hire her for dinners.

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  • Personal Chef

    Michael Taylor

    (1 reviews)

    Planning a personal party just for 15 guests and needing the services of a private chef? Michael Taylor also provides soup stock, sauces and even cooking classes.

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  • Personal Chef

    The Rogue Chef

    Gourmet'vore Inc. specializes in contemporary cuisine. They have been providing catering and personal chef services for 20 years. Check out their wide range of internationally inspired cuisine.

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  • Personal Chef & Caterer

    Private Chef Catering

    Check out Private Chef Catering if you're searching for customized meal preparation and delivery services. They also offer personal chef and catering for your special occasions.

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  • Personal Chef & Home Cooking Services

    Just A Little Somethin' Personal Chef Service

    Janine Jeske is among the top chefs who offer quality private cooking services to help you free up your time and save money. She also helps with your special dietary needs.

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  • Rock & Roll Chef

    Rock & Roll Kitchen Films

    Need to find a chef who offers professional cooking services as well as cooking demonstration, consultation and video production? Mm Larkin has worked with Kenmore, Quaker Oats, Kraft Foods and more.

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  • Party Catering & Help

    Coral Nutrition Coaching

    Whether you need nutrition tips or healthy cooking services, hire professional chef Jessica Allender. She and her team provide professional cooking, serving, bartending, party planning and more.

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  • Personal Chef Services & More

    Fit Chef Chicago

    This premier culinary company provides personal chef services, as well as cooking classes and consultations. Check them out if you need personal chefs who provide meal preparation for diner parties.

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  • Vegetarian & Friendly Personal Chef

    Artfully Delicious

    If your having a party, ask Artfully Delicious' mobile chef to teach cooking. Their customizable services include a mobile chef doing vegan catering and meal package delivery to your house.

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  • Catering & Personal Chef Services

    Creative ConEcepts

    Want to hire chef that bakes wedding cakes or birthday cakes? Creative Concepts provides personal chef services for upscale and personal events. This personal chef service also caters for parties.

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  • Bartender

    Sean Martini's Bartending Service

    Sean Martini's Bartending Service offers pro chef solutions for all your party needs. Their team of bartenders and servers will you make your party fun and organized.

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  • Personal Chef Services

    Orlian Cuisine

    Lee Orlian Dadun is a personal chef who offers services like creating a custom-made dinner, do grocery shopping and cook meal for you and more.

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Best of 2015

Browse these personal chefs with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Chicago, IL.

  1. #1 Chef Katie Simmons

    (13 reviews)

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  2. #2 Tracy's Task's...a personal chef service

    (4 reviews)

    Jeanne N.

    We hired Tracy to provide two dinners per week. I decided to let her "surprise" us with each meal. To say the least we have been more than pleasantly surprised with the quality, creativity, and heart that goes into every meal. Hiring Tracy has made meal time less stressful - best thing we ever did!

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  3. #3 Cleo's Southern Cuisine

    (4 reviews)

    Dwan B.

    The food was absolutely amazing, as well as the presentation. She was extremely professional and prompt. Definitely recommend!

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  4. #4 Cooking With Kira

    (3 reviews)

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Actual Requests

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“Need a Personal Chef Service”

Wilmette, IL

Interested in the following cuisine
Other (Non-fat... yes NO fat, but tasty for someone on a medically supervised diet who is used to eating very good, rich gormet food.)
Details
Looking for a Father's Day present. Hoping to provide several special meals with the hope that it will inspire some new food ideas and take some of the burden off having to make every thing solo. Don't care where the cooking is done. He has a very nice, large kitchen. But will want/need to discuss food, ing and maybe share a good recipe.
$300
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