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Peabody Home Chefs

Browse these home chefs with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Peabody.

Top Pro
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!

Top Pro
Jen Royle: Dare To Taste
4.9
from 95 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 133 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Seth S.
Verified review

Jen is amazing. I had no idea what having a chef in our home would be like, and it exceeded my expectations. It was such a pleasure to have Jen in our home, and we fell in love with her personality just as much as her food. She gave a small cooking lesson to my wife and her 10 friends for her birthday and then fed them a five-course meal. Everyone loved the food and is still talking about it. But they also loved meeting Jen, and to us, that was just as important. I wouldn't hesitate to hire her again.

Top Pro
Sara's Cooking
4.8
from 78 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 143 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lois F.
Verified review

My experience with Sara's Cooking was most positive. Our son and fiance sadly needed to postpone their wedding plans a few weeks before the actual wedding date. Because so many people had made plans, purchased airline tickets...etc. We decided to turn our lemons into lemonade by hosting a friends and family event on the date the wedding would have been. We had committed to having Sara's Cooking for the wedding and now we needed to switch gears in changing our venue. Sara graciously and easily accommodated our switch and do so with utmost kindness. The food was most incredible with an international flare, home cooked goodness and beautiful presentation. I purposely had chosen Sara's Cooking because her menu selections grabbed my attention right away. My husband and I were not disappointed and neither were our guests. The chefs are topnotch, pay careful attention to detail, friendly, fun and were most accommodating to all our needs as we hosted our gathering. I will always recommend them and use them again for future events.

Top Pro
  • 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!

Top Pro
  • 24 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Bill P.
Verified review

Daniel is an accomplished chef and caterer. We have hired him for graduation and dinner parties and each time he has made each event spectacular to the point where all the guests asked for his contact information. Daniel's has a real talent for creating, cooking, seasoning and presenting plates that never disappoint. We do not hesitate to recommend Daniel to others and would and will hire him over and over again.

Top Pro
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.

Top Pro
William Ference Catering
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kim S.
Verified review

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.

Hostess Catering
4.7
from 36 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Elise H.
Verified review

Hostess Catering made our Division Holiday party so spectacular. The food was amazing, and I really appreciated the effort they put into helping us customize the menu. At the event itself, all staff were extremely professional, friendly and efficient. Everyone was raving about how much they liked the set-up and food, and the hosts (who held the event at their home in Brookline), said it was the least stressful event they'd ever been a part of. Our ONLY complaint is that, although we stressed that we had a few lactose-intolerant guests, the rice pilaf had butter in it, which we think could have been avoided and allowed for more options for the few who couldn't eat milk products. Otherwise, GREAT EVENT. Thanks ladies!

  • 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.

Malone Catering
4.8
from 28 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Julie S.
Verified review

Chef Malone and staff are awesome! Malone Catering catered our wedding on 9/28. We had a casual buffet style dinner. The guests RAVED about how good the food was! The quality of the food was exceptional! Chef Marty & staff were all very friendly, professional and attentive. We really couldn't have asked for anything more! We even have some friends and family who want to use Malone Catering for future events! Outstanding quality and service, you can't go wrong!

Blonde on the Run Catering
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Amy S.
Verified review

This past Sunday, Renee catered an engagement brunch for 33 people in our Needham home. I was a bit hesitant at first choosing Renee as I did not know anyone who had used her. After checking out her website and talking to her on the phone, I was confident I had chosen the right caterer for our celebration. Renee listened to my ideas and created a menu that was both elegant and rustic at the same time. Her food was out of this world and the presentation equally as brilliant. If you are looking for a special caterer with a special talent (think design and top chef) Renee is the one! I look forward to working with her again .

Happy Eats Catering
4.7
from 19 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah G.
Verified review

Vanessa helped us with an engagement party of about 30 guests in our home. She helped coordinate serving drinks, food, and cleaning up. She was a delight to have at the party, very professional, and was a huge help. Highly recommend working with Vanessa for any party needs.

William Morin
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Liz B.
Verified review

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.
Verified review

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.

  • 24 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Shawney L.
Verified review

Sam and his staff catered our nonprofit organization's annual Sandra K Russell Derby Day Benefit for MitoAction a few weeks ago and it was beyond amazing! Our attendees and staff cannot say enough great things about the Merrimack Event team. From start to finish, Sam was polite, attentive, and efficient. He worked with our budget and understood the complexity of the event. Sam went above and beyond to help decorate the event venue beautifully and of course, have his chef design an out of this world Southern Fare dinner menu to match our event's theme. Everyone was so pleased with the delicious food, and has told us out of the 8 years we have hosted this event - this one was truly the best. We cannot wait to use Simply Elegant Catering again next year! Thank you again Sam and team!

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

Great food, reasonably priced and great customer service. I couldn’t have picked a better chef or catering service.

SommeChef
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Steve A.
Verified review

Don is absolutely the best home chef who has prepared full meals for our busy family. Everyone, from Mom and Dad to the kids ranging from teenager to toddler, raves about his delicious and well planned meals. As a testament, everyone would rather eat Don's home prepared meals than go out to a restaurant, especially if the meal if followed up by one of his wife's homemade cookies! His service allows us to eat fine cuisine together as a family without worrying about "keeping a lid" on the little ones at a nice restaurant.

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.
Verified review

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

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!

Actual Requests

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Need Cooking Lessons

Topsfield, MA

  • Reason for cooking lessons
    Other (School project)
  • Interested in the following cooking skills
    Basic cooking skills
  • Cuisine interest
    I'm not sure yet
  • Food preferences, health issues, dietary restrictions, or food allergies
    Please describe here (None)
  • Number of students
    1
  • Student age(s)
    Teenager (13-18)
  • Experience
    Beginner
  • Frequency
    Ongoing classes
  • Lesson length
    As recommended by professional
  • Willing to join an existing group?
    Maybe. Can consider joining an existing group if recommended by the instructor
  • Day preference(s)
    Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Time preference(s)
    Late afternoon (3-6pm)
  • Details
    The lessons are for a school project for my son. He picked cooking as a new skill to learn.
  • $60
    Average price

Need Cooking Skills Instructor

Beverly, MA

  • Reason for cooking lessons
    Personal enrichment, Private party
  • Interested in the following cooking skills
    I'm not sure yet
  • Cuisine interest
    I'm not sure yet
  • Food preferences, health issues, dietary restrictions, or food allergies
    Please describe here (no)
  • Number of students
    3-5
  • Student age(s)
    Adult (over 18), Teenager (13-18), Child (under 13)
  • Experience
    Intermediate
  • Frequency
    One-time event
  • Lesson length
    60 minutes
  • Willing to join an existing group?
  • Day preference(s)
    Thursday
  • Time preference(s)
    Late afternoon (3-6pm), Evening (after 6pm)
  • Details
    Grandmother and 2 grandchildren. Maybe, the father, too.
  • $156.67
    Average price
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