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DiMaria Culinary
DiMaria Culinary

DiMaria Culinary

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Introduction: I have many years experience in restaurants, bakeries, catering, and lessons. You will learn to prepare food that is eye-appealing, delicious, and healthy. I am clean and professional and promise to have fun. I love teaching and can create a lesson for young people just starting or experienced cooks who want be expand their culinary skills.I enjoy working with people, both clients and their customers. I can cater your party or dinner from 2-30 With almost any cuisine . Italian ,Mediterranean , French,American are my specialties . Also experienced and schooled in baking and pastry . You will be impressed.

Hired 72 times

Serves Niles, IL

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2 employees

30 years in business

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Maintain 6 feet of distance from customers

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Customers rated this pro highly for work quality, professionalism, and value.

Excellent 4.9

52 reviews


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Sarah S.

Personal Chef

Working with Chef Frank has been great so far! He was extremely helpful and generous when creating a menu. He is very timely and communicative. I can't wait for him to cater my event!
Feb 28, 2021
Jeffrey H.

Personal Chef

Chef Frank Is awesome and gives the best chef experience for any dining event!! His food is amazing, well seasoned and delicious!!! If you’re looking for a quality Chef look no more this guy does it all!!!
Feb 16, 2021
Caroline A.

Personal Chef

Frank was amazing ! My friends and I hired a chef to cook dinner for us while we were on a girls vacation.... it was great being catered to and the food was delicious. I am sure my friends and I are sometimes overwhelming but Frank fit in perfectly and made the evening extra special. He helped us plan a menu and his bruschetta was perfect and the salmon was delightful. He was professional yet entertaining and was a highlight of our trip!
Jan 23, 2021
Ellen v.

Personal Chef

I hired Frank to come to my parents house for their 30th wedding anniversary. Per my parents, "the food was absolutely delicious and more than what we expected. Frank was a riot and really made the evening. The pork was like sirloin steak it was so tender and the dessert was to die for!" I absolutely recommend and would definitely hire him again. Thank you so much Chef Frank!
Oct 11, 2020
Maria Tina D.

Wedding and Event Catering

Chef Frank is all heart with what he cooked for our celebration of a love one’s 50th. Considering the event fell on Father’s Day, Chef went over and above to serve as a fantastic surprise meal. I still could taste how savory everything was just by thinking about the feast. Definitely recommend Chef Frank 100 percent.
Jun 29, 2020
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Frank Dimaria


  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    We can create a lesson plan to fit each customer. For groups we can include a cost per person or flat fee.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    After a brief discussion with the customer, I will identify appropriate dishes and recipes to teach. I will provide the ingredients and materials.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    Always taking new classes to keep up with changing trends in the culinary field. Reading and learning new recipes. And of course trying new restaurants to see whats new.

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