Find a personal chef near College Park, MD

Find a personal chef near College Park, MD

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Find a personal chef near College Park, MD

15 near you

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does a personal chef cost?

Hiring a personal chef usually costs anywhere from $40-$100 or more per person. Request free cost estimates from personal chefs in your area so you’ll know exactly how much it will cost to hire one for your needs. For an accurate quote, be sure to let the chefs know the number of people they’ll need to feed, what you’d like on the menu and other relevant details. 

To learn more about the factors that impact the cost to hire a personal or private home chef, read our cost guide.

How do you hire a personal chef?

To hire a personal chef, start by searching on Thumbtack. Here, you’ll find a list of top-rated personal chefs in your area. Read the chefs’ customer reviews and profiles so you can learn more about their specialties, quality of work, reputation and professionalism. 

Before you hire a personal chef, ask them a few questions about their process, skills, references and prices. Request price quotes from at least three chefs so you can hire one who’s great at what they do and offers reasonable prices.

What is a private chef?

private chef is usually employed by one household or client, and they work full time for that client. They are in charge of preparing all the meals for the day. Private chefs often cook fresh meals and prepare snacks throughout the day. 

What is a personal chef?

Personal chefs typically have multiple clients, and they create customized meal plans for those clients. They’ll discuss your dietary needs, create menus, shop for ingredients and prepare the meals. Some personal chefs may also prepare a meal for a special event. They might even offer cooking lessons. 

Reviews for College Park personal chefs
Tia D.
I (and my guests) was very pleased with Iyea’s personal chef services. She helped me determine a menu and provided all of the personal chef services with professionalism to my party of 10. I could not recommend her higher and I will definitely hire her again in the future.
Aroma Culinary Events, LLCAroma Culinary Events, LLC
Daniel J.
We loved our dinner by Chef Christina! We were celebrating our 16th wedding anniversary and her food was amazing, it enhanced our wonderful evening. The development of the menu to our taste was perfect and the portion sizes were big, which was great because it meant we would have food to enjoy over the weekend without cooking. Christina was also so kind and enjoyable to be around. And most importantly she was sure to keep her mask on the entire time. We highly recommend her if you are looking to enjoy the services of a personal chef!
The Exotic Chef (Personal Chef &Catering Services)The Exotic Chef (Personal Chef &Catering Services)
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