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Minneapolis Gourmet Chefs

Browse these gourmet chefs with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Minneapolis.

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Pangea Full Service Catering
5.0
from 63 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Terri C.
Verified review

We had a fantastic dinner experience with Christine as our Chef! She provided an evening family meal for 8 adults and 3 children to celebrate retirement. Appetizers, dinner and dessert were provided. Not only was dinner delicious, but Christine was kind, competent, efficient, and she left our kitchen sparkling. We would most definitely hire her again for a future event.

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Diem Culinary
4.9
from 55 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karen S.
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We booked Jason Robertson to serve a gourmet meal to us and our four grown children and their spouses - as a Christmas gift to our children. It was a night for us adults to talk and relax away from the 10 grandchildren that make extended conversation challenging. It was just what we hoped for. Jason and his assistant, Tyson, came at 5, set up and, starting at 6, serving us 5 of the most delicious courses- one presented more beautifully than the last. The food was fantastic, ranging from an incredible salad to duck to sea bass to risotto and beyond. It all was delicious and in just the right proportions. Jason and Tyson were informative but not intrusive and, by the time they left, my kitchen looked sparkling clean. One last note of praise to Jason. He had to create a menu that didn't have dairy, gluten, cilantro or almonds. That didn't even slow him down. He delivered a meal that is better than I have had in gourmet restaurants minus waiting for a table and background noise and valet parking. Loved it!

Luzettecatering l.l.c
4.3
from 15 reviews
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Laurie F.
Verified review

Daniel provided an in home, 6 course gourmet dinner for a birthday celebration. The food was outstanding, as were the wine pairings I requested for three of the courses. Our server was attentive, and both she and Daniel were delightful to engage converstionally. We will be using Daniel again and recommending him to friends and family.

Excellent Eats
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth M.
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I've eaten everything from casual family meals and snacks to gourmet dinners and desserts from this wonderful woman's kitchen. Mandy has a real passion and gift with food. When she cooks or bakes for you it doesnt just taste good, it nourishes and satisfies your soul. She is hard working, creative, honest, professional and a perfectionist! What she doesn't know about food isn't worth knowing! Hire her, you won't regret it.

Jill Cater Smith
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Mary A.
Verified review

Jill taught me that cooking from scratch was very easy and so much more rewarding than pre-packaged food. I was very interested in homemade sauces and dressings. She taught me the basics and showed me how to elaborate. I made Eggs Benedict with a hollandaise sauce that was out of this world. We also made from scratch an enchilada sauce. I highly recommend Jill. She is very passionate about her work and a very skilled chef.

Marci Thompson: Girl Chef
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
David B.
Verified review

We have hired Chef Marci on several occasions, for events ranging in style from formal dinners for 12 to family picnics for fifty. On every occasion, her food has been delicious, beautifully presented and creative. Her demeanor is friendly and professional, and she made the selection process simple. For the service she provides, her fees are completely reasonable. I would recommend her for any occasion that requires the services of a private chef.

The Global Chef
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa M.
Verified review

We hired Orlando for a 8 person dinner party with friends at our home. ~ 2 weeks prior to the event Orlando came over to discuss our ideas and develop a menu. We are foodies so we opted on a series of 5 small plates plus dessert so that we could have a variety of flavors. Tuna Tartare on a wonton chip, pork pot stickers with a dipping sauce, panko crusted lobster fresh spring roll, chimichurri grilled shrimp with fried Yuca and grilled beef tenderloin with red wine / balsamic reduction and horseradish mashed potatoes and creme brule for dessert. Orlando made everything from scratch - even the mayo for one of the sauces. Every dish was spectacular (the tenderloin melted in your mouth) and the presentation on each plate was beautiful. It was a great night - one that everyone will remember for a long time. Orlando is a very nice guy who's passion for food translates into an amazing experience on the plate and on your palate. We will definitely hire Orlando again and can't wait for the next opportunity to do so.

  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Kabakas C.
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Chef Bershok gave me and girlfriend amazing service through out the night. The menu me and Chef Bershok came up with was spectacular. The lamb chops were nice and tender the rissoto was great. The chocolate lava cake was superb. I highly recommend her to anyone looking at have a special date night. She made our night really special

  • 21 years in business
Nyja B.
Verified review

I contacted Culinary Partners after needing a last minute caterer for a large family event. I spoke to Gerald and he was very accommodating, especially given the time frame (we're talking barely 3 days here). He arrived on time to prepare the food and everything was cooked perfectly. From the steaks to the vegetables, we couldn't have asked for a better meal. Next time we need an event catered, we will be sure to contact Gerald again, hopefully with more notice, though!

Luv2Cook4You
4.0
from 1 review
  • 15 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Melissa D.
Verified review

Sue is an excellent chef and cook. When she caters an event she is professional and friendly. The pizza's we order for our garlic harvest crew are always excellent and careful attention is paid to ingredients (which I am pretty picky about). Sue is also adaptable. I know when I first knew her she sometimes used ingredients I was not very interested in but she has gleaned so much experience cooking at co-ops and local and organic food restaurants, that she knows how to cook with everything our local foodshed has to offer.

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I am a French trained chef with a background in African (West), Italian and American cuisine. I have worked all over the world. I do catering as a side business. I am a chef for a high-profile organization.

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I do either in-house or events in a location of your choice. I can provide catering and home-cooked meals at home for up to 50 people!

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I provide scratch cooked, local, seasonal, and healthy cuisine. I am available to cater to individual's ongoing needs or one-time special events for a few or many. I love to work with people and hold a great service and customer satisfaction as my highest priority.

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I do in home classes for groups of 1 -10 people. I can do one-on-one instruction for learning the proper cooking techniques in the kitchen. I also do instruction to small gatherings in your home with you and your guest in a relaxing environment. This can be a Chef demonstration only or a group participation where everyone that is willing will help prepare the meals.

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I trained for one year with a personal chef. I am now an assistant kitchen manager, and I volunteer at a church once a month to prepare and serve a meal to the homeless.

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I have been a professional chef for over 10 years. I love to cook for people. I am new to Thumbtack; we shall see how this works!

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I am a pastry chef who has transformed my business into an event and catering company. I do from venues to prepost pictures and everything in between!

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Hello and welcome to The Majestic Chef. It is nice to see that you have made your way here to The Majestic Chef. Not many people today do know what a personal chef is and in turn would never consider hiring one. By definition a personal chef is a person who works with you directly to create meals you can either have made in bulk and stored for later eating, or comes in to your home, once twice or how ever many times in a week to make your meals there for you when you get home or before you leave for work in the morning. Nowadays, a personal chef is more than just a chef who makes your day-to-day meals or provides one to two meals a week. They have evolved in to a more broader group to provide for the many nitches of chefs and provide for the different groups whether it is a need to learn how to cook or to provide a wide range of catering and culinary services for their customers. What we do here at The Majestic Chef PCS is that we actually offer a wide variety of services, specializing in Halal home cooking and catering with an artistic flare as well athletic-based food planning. Ranging from in-home day to day meals, full-service catering, to health-related dietary needs such as allergies, sensitivities and religious requirements.

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I offer in-home personal chef service for small events, small plates and grand openings. I customized menus to fit your style and taste.

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I'm a Serve Safe certified chef who has been in the field for over 7 years. Cooking is an art that I would love to share with you.

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Looking for top quality food? Look here! I'm a licensed personal chef from the Culinary Business Academy in AZ. I am also a veteran of the US Army. I have skill sets in just about every ethnic background. I specialize on fresh local products when avail with low sodium and health consciousness mindset on every meal. I like to maximize flavor the natural way with key ingredients prepared to my meticulous standard. I need to interview you and whoever will be eating my food to determine your flavor profile as well as the things you like and want to see with frequency and things you dislike and never want to see. I tailor this information into a menu you get to approve prior to the day of cooking. I guarantee your sanctification and will replace any item you feel is not to your standard. In return, I need information about what didn't work with that particular dish, and why you didn't like it. I use this information on future meals so as not to make the same error for you again. This is such an easy venture for you or your loved ones. Think of getting a gift certificate that gives top-quality meals guaranteed they will like it. Santa approves when he eats my chocolate/white chocolate chip cookie as big as your hand. Here are a few thoughts to intrigue you pallet: * lemon and herb butter pan sauteed fresh halibut * garlic grilled chicken kabobs * any type of sushi made within a few hours of eating it on your plate soon * rib eye Oscar (fresh rib eye cooked to your preferred temperature topped with Alaskan king crab and garlic grilled asparagus drizzled with fresh home made Bearnaise sauce) * football game apps of all sorts, made fresh and delivered at the time of your specification Company parties of any size, I am fully capable of handling. I use a commercial kitchen in Mendota Heights close to the MSP airport to cook and prepare all of my food and has a spotless record with the FDA. I will never serve you or your loved ones something I wouldn't eat myself, and I am a food snob. What are you waiting for? Get in contact with me ASAP! Smiles.

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