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Browse these meal preparation services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Annapolis.

Top Pro
  • 24 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kim C.
Verified review

Chef Serge did an excellent job. He arrived on time and prepared a fabulous meal for me friend and I. He explained each course, the ingredients and how it was prepared. This was a private dinner in my home and we found his service and preparation of the food was exquisite. Excellent job Chef!!!

A Private Affair
4.5
from 40 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
Ryan D.
Verified review

Simply put, Chef Jackie Johnson is incredible. My wife and I along with another couple had Chef Jackie come to our home for a cooking lesson. Throughout the lesson, she was attentive toward all of us, gave us each individualized attention, and created an atmosphere that was engaging, fun, casual, and educational all at the same time. Her personality is very upbeat and you can tell in a matter of minutes that she is passionate about engaging and teaching others. As someone that is an above average cook, it was great to have Jackie teach me additional techniques and have a dialogue on cooking topics that I was most interested in. At the same time, the other couple were more novice in the kitchen, and she was easily able to shift how she spoke to make sure everyone could understand their task and reasons for the specific approach to cooking. Chef Jackie is authentic in her approach, provides excellent communication during the lesson, and gives you an experience that you will surely remember. Oh, and the came out fantastic. I highly recommend Chef Jackie to anyone in the Northern Virginia area who either wants to take a private lesson in their home, or wants to host a small dinner party and would like to have a chef prepare the meal in full. Thank you Chef for a wonderful experience, a great lesson, and empowering us to create great food!

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tom D.
Verified review

I highly recommend Shore is Delicious, Catering by Teresa. I contracted with Teresa to cater an after (Wedding) reception party at my house in Gambrills. Teresa was extremely helpful in helping me decide what menu would be appropriate, providing suggestions and alternatives during the planning process. Teresa was very easy to get a hold of when needed, and responded with the answers to my questions very quickly. A majority of the food that Teresa served to my 65 guests was hand made, and it was absolutely delicious! Teresa's cooking skills and ability to create a balanced menu were impressive. Teresa and her crew were on time, and had the area set-up and ready to go by the time my guests started to arrive after the wedding reception. She went out of her way by providing tasteful table coverings and center pieces, even thought I did not ask for those. The quality of her work was excellent! Aside from the delicious food, the most impressive attribute of Teresa's catering service was their willingness to provide the "Complete Service." Teresa prepared all of the food, delivered it, served it and stayed until the end, making sure that the area was 100% clean and in order before she left. In addition, Teresa brought along a crew of helpers that provided anything that was needed to ensure that my guests had a good time. When researching for caterers, this was tough to find. Most wanted to make the food, put it on the tables and go. Not Teresa. In closing, I highly recommend and without reservation Shore is Delicious, Catering by Teresa for anyone's catered event. The planning, preparation and care taken by Teresa and her crew was fabulous. Tom Doyle

  • 20 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

We had a wonderful experience from the friendly, professional service to the delicious food. I would recommend them to cater any event and definitely plan to use them in the future!

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MOD Cuisine
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bob J.
Verified review

I engaged Mary because I am recentlya retired man and, among my retirement goals, was to learn how to cook. Now, I can/could scramble some eggs or make some pancakes, and I could certainly microwave, but I couldn't do what i wanted: prepare my own meals in a way that would allow me to eat healthy and well. Even following a recipe was a challenge. Who know what it means to braise something, to parboil! Once Mary understood my goals, she prepared a tailored curriculum. She developed two-hour sessions in her kitchen, the better to get into a full meal preparation. There was a heavy emphasis on safety in the kitchen, from washing hands before handling certain items to proper chopping technique. A side benefit was that I got to take home a goodly portion of what we cooked. Our meals ranged from falafels to lasagna (of course, the pasta was homemade). It was great. After a series of 5-6 sessions, I developed the confidence to go out on my own, working from recipes to add to my repertoire. Mary does all sorts of specialized food preparation for those who have more specialty interests. I recommend her highly.

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Chef Nikki S.
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tee B.
Verified review

Excellent customer service and great food! I contacted Chef Nikki because I wanted to reduce the amount of fast food my family was eating. She suggested prepared meals and quickly provided a menu of healthy meals for me to select from. The food was delicious, the portion sizes were generous, and everything was professionally packaged. Because of Chef Nikki I can serve home cooked meals that are as convenient as fast food. I will continue to hire her.

Top Pro
  • 2 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brian L.
Verified review

Wow. What a great evening. At first it was a bit weird to be sitting doing nothing while someone else does all the work but it was great to be able to hang with our friends and just relax. Sandra cooked an incredible meal and could not be more professional. It was our first time using her services and we will definitely use her again. Thank you Sandra. We had such a great night and you made it that way.

Have Some Charisma
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Renita W.
Verified review

The food was great. She came right on time, went to work on a meal that would have taken me hours to prepare and even cleaned up. We wanted a Jamaican style meal for your 1 year anniversary and she gave us one tailored just for us. I also made her away that I was expecting so she made a meal that was great for me, my husband, and our little one on the way. Thank you!

Haute Eatz
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Nick M.
Verified review

With the invaluable help of Chef Candace I surprised my wife with a Birthday dinner party. I had never hired a personal chef and must have contacted ~20 different ones to try to find the right one. I cannot overstate how glad I am that I went with Chef Candace. I also utilized her offer of hiring a server and using a table setting provided by her. It was fantastic. The food was incredible. The guests raved. Chef Candace showed up 2 hours before hand to cook and prep. I turned over my kitchen to her and she did the rest and created a magical meal. At the end of the meal she cleaned up and left my Kitchen just how she found it. If you are looking for an incredible experience where everything is taken care of and flawlessly executed look no further than Chef Candace. The wife and I are already planning to hire her again and again.

  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Ann S.
Verified review

Great experience, found the food to be tasty and service very good. Try them, they are highly recommended!

Lynn's Meals in Minutes
4.7
from 11 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie D.
Verified review

Loved it!!! The meals were delicious and the time that I got back was priceless. Thank you!

Julian Can Cook
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Margaret V.
Verified review

Julian is totally at home in the kitchen. He is knowledgeable and brings the highest quality workmanship and professionalism to both meal preparation and execution (including the importance of leaving a clean cooking area). He respects dietary preferences, selects fresh and healthy ingredients. He is punctual and responsive. JULIAN CAN COOK!!!

  • 4 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
MB T.
Verified review

I have been to more than 20 countries, 35 states and I am not sure how many cities. I can, without hesitation, tell you that the Salmon meal was the best I ever had. Impress your boss, girlfriend or others by suggesting this meal and they will surely thank you. I will try all the meals soon and report back.

ChiquiChef
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Jonathan T.
Verified review

Anna is absolutely amazing! She was our personal chef for a number of years until we moved out of the area. In that time, she made unbelievable meals for us that accommodated both dietary restrictions and food preferences. We also hired her to host a huge multi-course birthday dinner for my mother-in-law that was easily one of the best dinners we've ever had, all in the comfort and intimacy of our home. If you're looking for an amazing chef for any size meal or event, Anna is the go-to Chef!

Set The Table DC
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie S.
Verified review

Great food and service. Made our BBQ extra special.

The Savory Chef
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Vicky M.
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Colleen is my "go to" when I need delicious, healthy food made from the fresh produce from our garden. We have utilized her services for dinners, cooking demonstrations and birthday parties. Her calm and pleasant demeanor take the stress out of any situation. She will make whatever you ask-to your specifications. Or, if you don't have any specifications she will figure out just what you need. Everything she has prepared for us has been incredibly delicious. She is extremely professional and versatile, possessing the culinary skills to prepare fabulous meals fit for foodies or for those who just want a good old-fashioned meal. We encourage you to give her a try, you won't be disappointed.

Creative Cuisine Catering
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Holly D.
Verified review

Dashawn was great to work with. I'm from the west coast and contacted him to cook up a feast for a friend who lives in MD. It was her 50th birthday so I wanted to something special for her. Despite the miles, Deshawn was flexible, provided lots of choices, everything went smoothly and the meal was a huge success. Could not have asked for a better experience although I wish I could have been there to enjoy. Definitely a 5 star experience for my friend and me. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for an amazing experience in your own kitchen or as a gift for someone special.

  • 6 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Laura B.
Verified review

Great food, wonderful service, quick turn around.

Six Street Eats
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Adrienne S.
Verified review

Six Street Eats catered my baby shower for about 65 people. It was absolutely amazing. They arrived promptly in order to setup the dishes and stayed throughout the event to ensure the food was warm and refilled. The items I ordered were presented beautifully including crab cake bites, yogurt parfaits, mac and cheese balls, caprese skewers, 7 layer dips, and more! Everything was customized to what I requested and tasted delicious. All of our guests were beyond impressed with the display. The pricing was affordable and well worth every penny. Would definitely recommend to family and friends. Thanks Daoud and the entire Six Street Eats team!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Mary W.
Verified review

Aaron at Marley Meals came to my home and cooked Jamaican food for a dinner party for eight people. The food was fantastic, and it was fun working with Aaron. He was attentive and responsive throughout the process, helped me choose the menu, arrived early, cooked a delicious meal that everyone really enjoyed (curry chicken, salmon in brown sauce, Jamaican rice and vegetables, plantains, pineapple, etc.), and cleaned up beautifully before he left. And, he gave everyone at the party a small spice pack of Jamaican curry as a souvenir. I look forward to having him cook for another party in my home sometime soon.

JCS culinary
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Latoria R.
    Verified review

    The best service we've had in a long time! Jeanette was on time, very well prepared, very professional, it couldn't get any better! She worked with me with the menu so we could have OUR favorite foods. The food was GREAT!! Biscuits and corn muffins, shrimp, Steak, Mash potatoes, spinach and red velvet cake for dessert. I asked her could she come back and cook again it was amazing!! I have no complaints! If you're looking for a personal chef Jeanette is the perfect person!! Thanks again!!

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