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Melrose Personal Chefs

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

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FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD + DRINK
4.8
from 113 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 170 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Annie F.
Verified review

For The Love of Food & Drink was everything we hoped for and more! The food was delicious and the staff was amazing! We had a bourbon tasting where we wanted the bartender to be engaged with our guests she did just that. The Chef was just as engaged with our guests which we loved. We will definitely be using them again!

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Jen Royle: Dare To Taste
4.9
from 95 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 133 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Ian B.
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Jen is the one of the greatest things to ever happen to me. She cooks delicious food, has large portions and brings it to my place with a smile. Exactly what i had in my mind with a personal chef. Looking foward to the future of eating all her food all the time!

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  • 11 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Pamela G.
Verified review

We hired Chef Christo to cater our intimate at home wedding. I have many allergies including gluten and he worked with us to come up with a menu that would be good for everyone. He asked all the correct questions and we everything was done professionally, on time and the food was delicious. I would recommend Chef Christo highly!

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J&L Catering
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Michael C.
Verified review

John & Laurel (THE J&L) are fantastic to work with. They take a concept, add their own creative spark to it and deliver a product that exceeds all expectations. Laurel is organized and attentive, while Chef John is amazing. His flair for presentation gives a special look that adds to the taste of the food.

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William Ference Catering
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kim S.
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William has been providing personal chef services for my family for a few months now. I can't say enough positive things about him as well as his food! It is like bringing a five star chef into your home. William's food is superb - expertly made, beautifully prepared and plated (if you want) and delicious. William is a pleasure to have in our home as well and works with you to develop the menu and is open to suggestions and feedback. I would highly recommend him for catering and personal chef services.

  • 23 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Janet F.
Verified review

Lori, her partner Sam and her staff made my small event seamless. Lori and I were able to effectively communicate via email and text a half a dozen times in the span of 17 days which proved a tremendous value for me in terms of my time and energy. The team were prompt, professional, friendly, anticipated my needs and stayed on top of everything all night. They met and exceeded all my expectations and received rave reviews from my 50 guests. Chef Jim and Crew Debbie and Jim - I welcome you back anytime. It was so much fun to work with you. Chef Jim - The food and presentation was awesome and abundant. Thank you! Debbie and Jim - thank you for staying on top of the time and making it effortless for me to stay on schedule and stlll be able to enjoy the party with my guests. I look forward to working with all of you again.

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Ran's Kitchen
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Steven P.
Verified review

Chef Randall is one of the best services I've contracted. He was professional, punctual and an exceptional chef. I've contracted his services 3 times now and he out does himself every time. Chef Randall will be my go to personal chef and caterer for a long, long time.

Blonde on the Run Catering
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Camilla (Mimi) B.
Verified review

Renee Scharoff is a world class chef with a client base that reflects this from both here and abroad. Renee has been our personal chef for a number of years having pursued a relationship with her after an event we attended where she catered. Her culinary repertoire is sophisticated, inventive and always savory. Importantly, this is coupled w/ a keen perception of individual tastes and health considerations. She is extremely talentd, reliable and flexible adapting to need: personal chef, dinner parties, holiday event deliveries or formal events. I can think of nothig that would not have her meet the highest of standards. We live in Brookline, Mass.

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Step It Up Bartending
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Christy G.
Verified review

Wonderful service! Our guests at are 20th anniversary loved her and the drinks were great!

Defined Palate
4.6
from 21 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Toby B.
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This was the first time we ever had a personal chef and we can not wait to have him again! We had a lot of food restrictions and everyone loved each course. He catered to our needs and all 7 were thrilled with the experience. The only thing I regret is I never got up from my throne in the dining room to see how he prepared every dish for each of us with amazing presentation. He even gave us a quick cooking class to prepare for our brunch the following day! Highly recommend!

Chef Michael Haigh
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Mike cooked a beautiful and delicious meal for our bachelorette party. He was prompt, brought all his own equipment and ingredients, and cleaned everything immaculately. Mike was a fun addition to our celebration and was courteous yet charismatic. The meal was to die for, and Mike prepared a large menu while accommodating dietary restrictions. I feel confident that every guest at the party would hire Mike again. Of all the events that day, the chef was the best! Thanks, Mike!!

William Morin
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Liz B.
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professional chef with creative ideas and a passion for what he does. great chef!

The Aipyn Catering
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Laura A.
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Working with Aipyn has been a treat. I have used the company for two different parties. People from both parties are still talking about the food, the wonderful service, and the lovely chef. The food is beyond words. I can’t wait for my next event this summer. Best wishes, and thank you again.

My Chef Lara
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Samantha N.
Verified review

Working with Norbert and Deb was a fantastic experience. We had them prepare a few courses for a bachelorette dinner. The food was delicious, they were soooo friendly and at the same time, very professional. I had a great time with old friends and the chefs! Pricing was on point too! Overall great experience -- I would definitely use Norbert and Deb again!

Infuse Catering Services
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Rupert E.
Verified review

I asked my daughter if she knew someone who could cook African rice. She mentioned that she knew someone who was a chef and started an catering company (Infuse Catering). My daughter spoke to the caterer and placed an order for Rice and Beef along with Shito. We didn't know there were 3 different types of African Rice. Although I received the wrong rice, I loved it. My daughter spoke with the caterer and they said that they would make me another to my liking.

SommeChef
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Robert R.
Verified review

Don is an exceptional chef whose creative preparations rise to the heights of having your own personal, Michelin chef for the evening......truly incredible.

Gathered Table
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Michel B.
Verified review

Mary is an amazing chef using only the best quality products creating awesome and delicious meals. Having worked with her on several occasions I can truly recommend her, you and your guests will be surprised by her creations and remember this culinary exploit

Salt & Citrus Kitchen
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Kelly C.
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I can’t say enough good things about Katie Barry! Not only is she an amazing chef, she is an amazing person! I am currently battling stage III breast cancer and foundation4love sent her to us for a special date night. Katie presented such amazing courses for us, we loved each and every item that she made. All were delicious & healthy. We not only highly recommend Katie but we hope to have her back one day to host a dinner party. 5 stars!

Chef Matthew Stogryn
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Marvin L.
Verified review

Matt is the consummate professional, with a great culinary sense as to what would work best with a large and diverse group. We were dealing with a lot of different types of foodie personalities and Matt helped us come up with a tasting menu that made sense for everyone. Even more important, once the dishes were decided upon, his execution was flawless. I would say that some of his suggestions were the stand outs of the evening, so i will just let him come up with the menu next time. Thanks for making our evening memorable and tasty

Thyme + TIDE kitchen
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Melinda L.
Verified review

Chef Reed and and his staff of culinarians and service staff provided a wonderful holiday feast for Phillips Exeter Academy. The attention to flavor profiles, detail in execution in all the selections were exceptional. Chef Reed attended all planning meetings, developed all the menus based on a shared vision while providing timely quotes. The wait-staff were professional, well presented and attentive to guests while ensuring the food presentation were maintained. I would highly recommend Thyme and TIDE Catering.

Chef Jon
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Cheryl M.
Verified review

Jon is a very talented chef. Always very satisfied with the flavor of all the food he has prepared. I have never seen a presentation like his before out of this world!

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