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Schaumburg Private Chefs

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  • 4 years in business
  • 296 hires on Thumbtack
  • Elmhurst, IL 60126


Food was great, service was amazing, Rich came through with an amazing private chef experience

  • 29 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Chicago, IL 60625


Chef David, I want to thank you for doing such an amazing job for our sons back lawn wedding reception. The food was fabulous, as was the service. All our guests raved how wonderful the food was. Your staff, Mike, Jasmine, Michelle and you CHEF were so hardworking and accommodating and ready to make everything perfect. We will never forget this special day in their lives and you helped make it that way. Everyone should have a Chef David 24-7 in my book. We highly recommend Lakeshore Private Chef & Catering to anyone planning a large or intimate event. Honestly it could not have been better.

  • 4 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Des Plaines, IL 60018


Incredible chef & instructor/teacher! This was a surprise gift... I requested a higher end private chef dinner for my wife for a special occasion .... My wife is a scratch cook... When chef found out that my wife was a scratch cook and woukd be interested observing; he turned the personal chef experience into a cooking class that blew us both away! You have no idea how a true high end chef thinks & leverages their tools of the trade.... It is/was a learning experience my wife and I will ever forget... Chef is also very sharing regarding recipes and the like... And food is extraordinarily delicious for both of us; even though chef had to customize my dish due to a food allergy... I know that chef can cater; and will probably blow your guests away on any budget... And that using him for a private party of 2 with a "lobster" theme was expensive; BUT THE INTANGIBLES OF LEARNING TO COOK AND DINE AUTHENTIC GOURMET FOOD; MAKE THE EXPERIENCE PRICELESS! Chef is the best gift you can give your loved one(s) Hiring this Chef rivals any upscale restaurants' "chefs table" experience! Don't worry about your kitchen; he brings all the pots pans and the like.... If you have the means, you should put chef on your "bucket list" I will hire him again, wife's birthday coming up...




  • 5 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Wheaton, IL 60189

Lynn B.

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From start to finish, Chef Jeanine was delightful to work with. The dishes prepared by Chefs Jeanine and Darrin for our women's mindfulness retreat were received fabulously! Chef Jeanine was gracious enough to share for a few minutes about mindful food preparation ("gratitude and confidence"), which added so beautifully to our meal. Everything was prepared and served beyond expectation. We are so grateful to have found such a great match in oh! I highly recommend Chefs Jeanine and Darrin, and will continue spreading the word about how easy they were to work with, as well as the amazing quality of the meals--fresh, healthy, heavenly!

  • 6 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Evanston, IL 60201


I had the absolute blind luck to find the lovely Heather and D'Andre of Feast & Imbibe while looking for alternatives to typical "chicken or beef" caterers for my June 2014 wedding. I had already decided that I wanted to do an upscale cocktail reception in lieu of a seated dinner, and had quotes for over $10,000 for 80 people (and this was from a place that wanted to serve quesadillas and fried food as apps--that's fine, but not for ten grand and not at all what I was looking for). I couldn't see spending money like that on food that was impersonal and trite, and I began to look for a private chef or other alternatives to a standard wedding caterer. I honestly and truly feel lucky to have found Feast & Imbibe, as they allowed me to have everything exactly the way I wanted for an extremely reasonable price. You could really taste the thought, love and care in D'Andre's food--for real. I had some ideas in mind in terms of the feel of the menu, but I have to say that Heather and D'Andre totally blew me away and knocked it out of the park. From our first interaction, Heather was warm and professional and extremely honest about everything. I told her what I wanted and what I could spend, and she and D'Andre were willing to work with me to provide the experience I was looking for (and they ended up putting together a reception that was more than I could have asked for) for the price I wanted (I ended up spending a bit more than I envisioned, but it was purely due to MY changes--never experienced any pressure or felt like I was being pushed into anything). Heather was SO SO helpful; seeing as how I was doing most things myself, she offered herself and her services at any point she could to make things easier on me-- advice for other vendors, her own decorations, etc. AND THE FOOD...OMG D'Andre...keep on doin' what you're doin', becuase it's a month later and my guests are still talking about how amazing the food was. The food was so on point, the service was so thoughtful, and the selection was incredible. I was able to impress and please both my foodie friends and my meat and potatoes family--which is a serious feat itself. Everything about the actual day of my wedding was kind of a mess (weather, venue issues, mix-ups out of anyone's control), but the supreme service, hospitality and care that Heather and D'Andre put into catering my event absolutely made up for everything that went wrong. They were able to circumnavigate last minute issues with no problem or loss of cool, and everything down to the waitstaff and decor/signs for the food were top notch. My husband and I truly felt that they had our best interests at heart and put love into what they did for us, and we are eternally grateful. I could not have asked for more, and I will be recommending their services to anyone who will listen until I am blue in the face. Seriously, people, if you want the utmost in professionalism, care, delicious food, value for the $$--please go with Feast & Imbibe. They are amazing to say the least!! I would never even consider working with another caterer.

  • 16 years in business
  • Bettendorf, IA 52722


I provide a full-service catering. I do private in-home events. I come in, prepare and set up for small anniversary parties or if you just want a special meal for two! I do personal grocery shopping, monthly and weekly. I prepare meals and freezer bag them, and all they have to do is warm them up!

  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Wonder Lake, IL 60097


We both started a new job at the same time at an established restaurant with new owners. Expectations of Dennis were high but he didn't flinch. I learned a lot from Dennis, I've gotta say he's one of the best chefs I've ever worked with.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Dekalb, IL 60115


The following are serviced: * Catering * Desserts * Private Dinner Parties * Wedding Coordination * Themed Cookies * Cookie-Topped Cupcakes

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  • 15 years in business
  • Glenview, IL 60025


I am a highly skilled chef trained at Wolfgang Puck's Spago. I am an health-conscious chef who can also go full flavor! Other services available.

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