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Harvey Personal Chefs

Browse these personal chefs with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Harvey.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 320 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gayla C.
Verified review

I couldn't have been happier with our experience with Chef Most Wanted. It was my first time hiring a personal chef. Right from the start, Chef Rich was great to work with. I appreciated his prompt and clear communication on how things would work, and his help picking the menu. I had him do a gourmet breakfast for family and guests as part of a special birthday weekend for my husband. The breakfast was a huge hit! The food was fresh, beautifully presented and absolutely delicious! At the end of the weekend many people said the breakfast was their favorite part of the celebration. We will definitely use Chef Rich again, and hopefully soon!

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Cater~2~U Catering LLC
5.0
from 49 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kevin B.
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We have had many private chefs and caterers. We have found our “go to” chef service. Food was amazing. Mike and Matt were fun. They entertained the kids at the bar as they cooked, served.. and cleaned up. If you have never had a personal chef, try them. If you have before, uplevel to them. And by the way.. the cost was a bargain. Dinner for 8 with wine and beer pairing Less than $100 per person Insanely goid!

  • 4 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Brian G.
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Damien was hired as a personal chef for date night. Everything was outstanding.

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Food with Flair
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lynn O.
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This was my first time hiring a caterer, and I was not disappointed. This was also my first time using Thumbtack. Had never even heard of it before googling “caterers near me”. Carol of Food with Flair did a wonderful job catering a family outdoor BBQ at my home for my dad’s 90th birthday. We had 25 people in attendance, and many commented on how good the food was. She was very responsive from the moment she and I were matched through Thumbtack, all the way through my event. She helped plan the meal, making suggestions on food items that were popular at other BBQs she had catered; arrived promptly the day of the event with much of the food prep completed and the remainder completed once she arrived; provided the warming trays, serving dishes, and serving utensils; grilled the meat (hamburgers and chicken) on my Weber grill; set up the serving table; had the meal ready in a timely fashion; put away leftovers for me; and left my kitchen clean. She also was able to work with dietary restrictions. She offered to provide paper goods and make arrangements for other supplies (e.g. canopy), which I declined. She brought two pineapple upside down cakes (my Dad’s favorite), and because we had neglected to discuss which of us would provide the candles, she decided to play it safe and brought a “9” & a “0” candle for one of the cakes. For the other cake she had a friend create a diecut that read “Happy 90th Birthday” in colors that coordinated with the cake. It was a nice, thoughtful surprise. While I had thought about asking whether she offered tastings, I didn’t due to the small size of my party; the short time frame between booking the party and the event itself; and her experience as an executive chef. I trusted that the food would be good, and it was. But I can’t share whether she offers tastings or not. My husband and I were very pleased with the service Carol provided and would definitely use her again.

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Berteau Catering
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Mike was an awesome Chef! I have already recommended him to my friends for their dinner parties. Mike was very professional and communicated very well. He was accommodating and the food was delicious. If you want quality food and to impress your guest, I would definitely book Mike! Thank you again. You made my birthday unforgettable!

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DiMaria Culinary
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Monty A.
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Chef DiMaria made a golf group of 10 a WONDERFUL dinner. The menu consisted of antipasto, salad, lasagne, chicken vesuvio, and cannoli. Wine and Sambuca was included in the price. The food was FABULOUS!! Frank did all of the clean up. It was a great way for a group to have a casual evening of fine food and socializing. It was one of the many highlights of our trip. I would do this again in a heartbeat.

Brian Rogers
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Ron S.
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Brian's culinary talents delight from "A"ppetizers to "Z"ucchini and more! We've enjoyed his varied dishes in restaurant, buffet and catering venues offering his innovative and traditional fare. Hungering for succulent savories to taste-tempting sweets? Brian's your chef! Your taste buds will thank you.

Puffs of Doom
4.7
from 13 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Dan A.
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Rebecca is a master chef. Simple as that. I booked Puffs of Doom for an anniversary dinner (with two small kids, it's hard to get out on a week night). We collaborated on a menu that met my price point and that was just the start. She came in, cooked in our kitchen and set down a meal that was as good if not better than what you would get at an upscale restaurant. It was flavorful and unique while still fitting our requests. She and her partner were immaculate in cleaning and keeping the kitchen orderly throughout the preparation and serving process. They even went so far as to box up our leftovers in our tupperware. For a private dining or catering experience, I would highly recommend Puffs of Doom. Simply an amazing experience.

Purple Ribbon Chef
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
David L.
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A thoroughly enjoyable experience from start to finish! The Purple Ribbon Chef is first rate & first class!!

Nikki U.
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Ender is a great chef and great friend to my family and I. We've been lucky enough to taste many of his meals. I would highly recommend him to anyone. Definitely one of the best chefs around. Great guy!!

Chef Sy's Catering
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Antoinette P.
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The service was excellent. Chef Sy is an amazing cook and a wonderful sweet person. She puts a lot of soul into her food which makes it so delicious.

Chef CMG
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Carla M.
Verified review

All im going to say is the bomb, and you must an i repeat you must try the food. An the price to wasn't bad at all. Thumbs up to MS. CHEF CMG keep up the good work.

WoodisCookin Catering Co.
4.8
from 10 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Courtney W.
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Chef Wood prepared a generous spread of heavy appetizers for my birthday party. Food was absolutely delicious and creative. Beautiful presentation, ample portions. Professional service and friendly deameanor with all guests. Everyone raved about the catering and he left with several referrals.

The Shared Plate
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Zach L.
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Whitney is a great chef, who is committed to the all around experience - from that first meeting to serving up great meals, Whitney is always at the top of her game offering great food and service.

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Frato's Culinary Kitchen
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 40 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jane G.
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We live near Frato's and when our son was graduating, he wanted Frato's to cater it. We knew they have great pizza, but we never knew they have an even better catering team. I have a million questions and Michael answered every single one of them promptly and with detail! He helped me decide on a deluxe pita package, delicious Mac n Cheese and out of this world brownies when I was going to go the boring route of more traditional mostaccioli and beef. I'm glad he encouraged me to try something different. That wasn't the best part though. We learned that Frato's teaches culinary students how to run a restaurant (I'm not on facebook but I guess everyone knew about this but me). All the delivery drivers are actually culinary students. So they came in their professional chef coat and set everything up for us. I'm not used to such pleasant and professional delivery drivers. Amazing work and I wish every business was as detailed as Michael/Frato's. He told me he'd make it stress free and I'm a worrier, but it was as stress free as possible for me!

Thyme for Dinner
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Richard H.
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Kristi is a terrific chef, and she can adapt to your needs without any trouble. She has been cooking up great meals for us for more than a year now. She is really good at her craft!

Guerrilla Market Chef
5.0
from 6 reviews
    Julie K.
    Verified review

    Incredibe chef! Very creative and a nice guy

    • 5 years in business
    Kevin M.
    Verified review

    Best Chef Ever!!!! Food is amazing.

    Dynamic Cuisine (Chicago)
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 7 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Priscilla S.
    Verified review

    Great person very professional and the food is Delicious!!!

    • 7 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Renee F.
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    I employed the Cafe Creole team (guided by Chef Kev) to cater an engagement party for 55 people. His team was prompt and very professional (they were well coordinated and left the kitchen in immaculate condition)! Cafe Creole provided a beef carving station and an Asian stir fry station as well as a mini cheesecake bar for my event. We dined on beef tenderloin, chicken satay with various sauces and passed hors d'oeuvres to name a few of the items he created. I have recommended Cafe Creole to many associates for large and small events. Chef Kev is well versed in various cuisines. His 'down home' cuisine and desserts are to die for! Everyone raved about the food. It was a special evening made even more so by the delicious fare.

    Garland Cooking
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
      Nicholas B.
      Verified review

      Chef Garland is a true professional. Prompt, organized and on time- he has a lot of talent and knowledge he easily conveys to his guests. We enjoyed a wonderful meal and took away a better understanding of food and cooking.

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