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Zacki's Culinary Creations
4.8
from 87 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
Joanie B.
Verified review

We just had a wonderful evening with Zacki at our church! She brought her culinary skills and extensive knowledge of Mediterranean cooking during the time of Jesus, and wow-ed us with a spectacular dinner of roasted lemon/rosemary chicken, roasted veggies over bulgar, salad with pomegranate dressing, roasted pita bread with hummus - all with Zacki's special spices. We also enjoyed a selection of melons, pistachio cookies and "Jesus" bread (walnut/grape bread) for dessert. The meal was a big hit, enjoyed by all, and HEALTHY! Then, to top it off, we were graced with a powerpoint presentation about the foods of the time of Jesus, and we all learned quite a bit! She had some of our members come early to help with food preparation, where they could get hands-on experience in preparing this meal. I think those of us who came & helped got the MOST out of the evening!! Zacki was most gracious (our church kitchen was quite lacking in some of the items needed to prepare this meal) and she was quick to improvise and made everything work wonderfully!!! Zacki is prompt, is very professional, and a lot of fun to work with! Her assistant Deborah was a gem as well!!

Em’s Catering
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Megan S.
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We’ve used Em’s catering for both large events and small meals (like a delivery meal to a new mama). She is consistently professional and her food is great. While some chef’s excel in one particular area, all of Em’s food (from appetizers to main dishes, sides, and desserts) are wonderful. Our personal favorites are: Beef Wellington, mushroom risotto, grilled romaine Caesar, warm pumpkin cake, and her yearly Christmas cookies. (I have Em bake cookies for all of my kids teachers) She’s sweet and easy to work with-highly recommend!

  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Chad & Savaun P.
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My family recently contacted Chef Lemar to host my mom's surprise birthday party at our home. Chef Lemar arrived promptly and immediately began setting up in the comfort of our kitchen. Having Chef Lemar prepare the meals allowed us to solely focus on entertaining our guests. The meals, were absolutely delicious! Chef Lemar prepared a four course meal that began with a salad unlike any Cesar salad that we ever had before. His second course was a delicious crab cake paired with lemon seasoned cole slaw. The main course was a tasty pairing of his signature ribs and pancakes, with a creme brûlée desert to follow. The meals were absolutely wonderful!! I highly recommend Chef Lemar and I'm excited about the opportunity to use him again! I highly recommend him for any of your culinary needs.

2Girls Chef Services
4.1
from 23 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Ken A.
Verified review

Chef Camille and her team catered my August 2014 wedding reception AMAZINGLY! She was extremely helpful in creating a menu that complimented our tropical theme. ChefCamille was a delight to work with she very professional, offered creative ideas but also patient & accomodating with the overwhelmed bride-2-be, me;). Presentation was elegant, heard the food was yummy and guests are still raving about how delicious 2Girls Catering cupcakes were. Sometimes everything doesn't unfold exactly how one plans, but I applaud this cater in going the extra mile to make her customers happy at the end of the day. Want great service, delish dishes, fab desserts all executed with compassion & sensitivity to your personal request as well as outstanding professionalism give Chef Camille a call! Oh yea, with hectic schedules we all fight to find the time to create well balanced meals, so try 2girls prepared meals. We did and loved it! Thanks ChefCamille for being such a blessings to us♡♡♡

Food Art
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Emily S.
Verified review

Cheryl is a true pleasure to work with. She prepared a wonderful meal for a girls' weekend in Nashville. She is very kind, professional, and a true expert at what she does. I would certainly use her services again.

  • 8 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Tina M.
Verified review

I have ordered for several weeks from the South Charlotte Chef, Sandra Mann, and I am delighted! The service is perfect, the food delicious and Sandra is wonderful. I would highly, highly recommend her.

Chef Matthew Hoyes
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Charles W.
Verified review

Matthew provided his services for a meal on my wife's birthday earlier this month. It exceeded our expectations. Incredible presentation, each course was a treat that left us wanting more and eagerly anticipating the next course. Plus, Matthew has a great personality and was a joy to get to know. A great experience.

Maida Dias Health Coach
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Alejandra P.
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I was always getting sick until she helped me change my diet. I didn't even workout, I just ate her meal plan and lost weight.

My Chef Catering
4.3
from 6 reviews
  • 21 years in business
B. B.
Verified review

Steven, owner of My Chef Catering, was a good listener. He was able to grasp what we wanted to convey to a large group of people at a corporate environment and prepared a menu that impressed everyone. Staff commented on his personality and had nothing but positive to say about him. We were so pleased that we will be using him to cook weekly prepared easy meals for our elderly aunt. We highly recommend him!

Carolina Culinary Creations
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Donna B.
Verified review

I enthusiastically recommend Carolina Culinary Creations. I have had several dinners and parties catered for diners that had a variety of food allergies, including gluten, dairy and soy and preferences including vegetarian, vegan and paleo. The owner was able to provide delicious gourmet meals that met all allergy and food preference requirements within my budget. I found her to be professional at every stage of involvement from the initial contact, to meal planning, execution and cleanup. She was always quick to respond and able to work within some unique kitchen environments. My guests could not say enough about the quality of the meals. I plan on using her for all my entertainment needs

Dissidence
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Michele A.
Verified review

From the very beginning Paul was so wonderful to work with. He was very accommodating and even created a menu for us that wasn’t something that was on his usual menu. Every time I contacted him regarding details for the party he answered in a timely matter and answered any and all my questions. He even did a taste test for us in our home so that we would know what to expect and also allowed us to tweak anything if needed (but no tweaking was necessary). The day of the event he was on time and when it was time for our guests to order he was ready and waiting. The food he prepared was amazing and very affordable. He made sure that my daughters graduation party was perfect. I don’t think Paul realizes how much stress he took from my husband and I. He thought of everything!!! We WILL be using his services again! Thank you, Paul for making our daughters party everything she wanted and allowing us to visit and enjoy time with our family! The Anderson’s

The Food Fairy
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 22 years in business
David S.
Verified review

The Food Fairy team prepares delicious food - at my house. I love it! It allows me free evenings with no cooking, great lunches for work, and a way to save time, & money, by prioritizing my work/life balance. By being on board with the Food Fairy, everything runs like magic!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sarah W.
Verified review

Julia has cooked for my family recently and we have loved everything she has made! I would highly recommend her not only for her culinary skills but for her thoughtful and kind personality. Her recipes are delicious but she can also take your recipes and make them when you don't have the time. It's great to have food that is nicely prepared...so much better than eating out and more reasonably priced.

Rebecca S.
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We were impressed and pleased with Vicente's preparation of our delicious meal! He made everything from scratch, some prepared prior to visiting our home, the rest prepared in our own kitchen. He is organized, professional, neat and courteous. And our meal was not only delicious, but also accommodated the vegetarian member of the household with more than one dish, proving Vicente is not only skilled, but thoughtful. You can't ask for more than that!

Cordial Nights
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Amanda S.
Verified review

Everything about our dinner was absolutely amazing. Chef Madison carefully planned out a delicious 6 course meal for our friends that was impressive and of the best quality I have seen in this area. We will definitely use Cordial Nights again for all our upcoming private dinner events.

Devon S.
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Really enjoyed the variety of dishes offered--all prepared to perfection! Definitely a restaurant experience. Was also very dependable--never missed a day and got things done on time. My advice is to work closely with Stacey up front...it took us a few rounds to get in the "groove" as we are fairly picky & have dietary requirements...but she adapted quickly.

Coffee & Crepes
5.0
from 1 review
  • 15 years in business
Gardenia C.
Verified review

Terri was wonderful and personable. it was a little chaotic whens he arrived from allof us being tired after the wedding the day before. She came in took charge and set everything up. the food was delicious. I am trying to find an excuse to use hr services again. .

Chef Dan Tyler
5.0
from 1 review
    Tara D.
    Verified review

    It was a pleasure having Dan cater my event. He was professional and the food was amazing, all of my guests were raving for weeks after about the meal. I plan on hiring him for my next party as well!

    Private Chef
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 2 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Kerry W.
    Verified review

    The food and service exceeded our expectations. It was enjoyed by everyone. The preparation was very professional and. Kiara and her staff arrived promptly and did an outstanding job. Will definately hire her again.

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