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Durham Home Chefs

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Zacki's Culinary Creations
4.8
from 85 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
Heidi B.
Verified review

Corporate Lunch in our conference room. Excellent service and delicious food. Chef Zacki is a pleasure to work with!

Soul Sing Cuisine
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Latisha D.
Verified review

I utilized Soul Sing's "meals for a week" service. The chef, Barbara VanAlstyne prepared (3) meals of a sizable quantity for my family to eat off of throughout the busy school/work week. It was awesome coming home and not having to worry with cooking -- just heat and serve. Even better than that was the fact that the meals were prepared to requested dietary preferences, nutritious and tasted delicious!! Such high quality meals could only be prepared by someone pouring out passion during the preparation! I look forward to using Soul Sing again!

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

Chef Matthew prepared a 50th Anniversary tour of my in-laws lives together. He came to my home, prepared all the food, had incredible servers that came and helped with everything else. From setting up, passing food, making sure the punch and wine were refilled and cutting the cake. The food was absolutely amazing and everyone at the party was raving about it. When the party was over, they cleaned up everything. I swear, my oven is cleaner than when he got here!!! They even started a load of kitchen towels in the laundry room. This was an amazing experience with a very talented chef!!! It makes me want to have more parties so that I can hire him again. The cost was a lot less than we had expected also, but we had no idea what something like this would cost. I highly recommend Chef Matthew!!!!!

Em’s Catering
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Quilla J.
Verified review

OMG! Where do I begin. Emma was AMAZING. We were celebrating a late Valentine's Day and she was perfect. We needed Emma as a personal, intimate evening chef for 2. She arrived on time and instantly got to work. She allowed us privacy while also engaging in conversation. Emma was AMAZING. The aroma coming from the kitchen was something I later laid in bed wishing I could smell over and over. And let's not talk about the FOOD!! OMG. On our evening menu was TENDER, JUICY, AND SUCCULENT Chicken Breast, along with Green beans, and garlic mashed potatoes. AND OMG! It was nothing like we had never tasted before. Emma is truly a Gem and is great at what she does. She has an amazing story to share and would definitely recommend her to ANYONE. We will be using her for all of our future catering and personal chef needs.

Bourbon N' Sweets
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Warren H.
Verified review

What service was provide? All of them. I may be bias though since I'm Felicia's husband. Bias or not, I'm very well informed. More than anything, I'm lucky. Everything she makes is amazing. I assure you that anything ordered from Bourbon N Sweets will be incredible. Not only does she have it in her soul but she has been trained by incredible chefs and she remembers everything she learns. She understands food and how to apply her knowledge to what her heart wants to make. Simply put, she is amazing and I'm incredibly proud of her. If you order form Bourbon N Sweets you will know what I'm talking about.

Oh Taste and See Catering
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Tia J.
Verified review

This Man is an awesome Chef and His cooking skills are of Good quality. I would recommend Him to cater with the best of the best 👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽 5 thumbs up for Oh taste and See catering

  • 2 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Erin C.
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Oak and Dagger was a pleasure to work with start to finish-- from the planning of our event to the execution! Our particular event was a 50-60 guest “meet and mingle” with some business training mixed in. We did an hour of “brews and bites” followed by a PowerPoint seminar and Q&A session, spending the remainder of our evening socializing and relaxing in the fun brewery atmosphere with our customers. Oak and Dagger was an excellent venue for this with their back bar dedicated to our event, and the semi-private seating area was ideal for our presentation. Assistant General Manager Rachel Bender responded quickly to my information request with details, pricing, and availability. Chef Monica Molina worked with me on selecting food and beverages to fit our budget and a range of tastes and it was delicious and presented well-- not your average, boring banquet food. On-site, the event staff was friendly, helpful, and pro-active in meeting our needs for setup, service, and breakdown-- thank you to our server, Drew, and bartender, Duke. Their location is convenient and easy to find, and parking is ample and free. Whether you’re planning a personal or business event, this professional event planner highly recommends considering Oak and Dagger Public House!

The Food Fairy
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Charlotte C.
Verified review

I have used Terri and her Food Fairies for 5 years or more. She and her team always provide incredibly delicious food at an incredible price. I throw components at her like tight schedule, and needing all local and organic food, with mostly vegetarian and vegan thrown in to boot, and with energy and positive enthusiasm she delivers. She provides recipes after the fact (and the groups she caters for me almost always want them -- even the carnivores in the group find themselves asking for the vegie recipes), and has worked in difficult conditions, such as kitchens without all the nice amenities, with the results still being stellar.

  • 5 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Tameka J.
Verified review

Chef Veronique MacRae and The Tasty Alternative catering services were exceptionally professional and a great value. I will definitely be contacting her again add opportunities should arise and informing everyone I know. Thank you for all that you do. May God grant favor and much success.

Comfort Cuisine
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Holly H.
Verified review

I recommend highly Maggie and Comfort Cuisine. She has helped me with dinners for business associates and all kinds of family gatherings including milestone birthdays, engagement parties, and most recently a welcome party before my daughter's wedding. It is cheaper and better than going to a restaurant. All I have to do is get the house clean and decide on a menu, and Maggie takes over. No worries. The food is delicious and her flower arrangements are incredible. Her helpers are efficient and so very nice to work with. For easy, wonderful, at home catered dinners and parties, there is no one better than Maggie and Comfort Cuisine!!

Stephanie Richardson
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Aysha R.
Verified review

Stephanie is a fantastic pastry chef! HIGLY RECOMMEND HIRING HER! I got my bag for buck and then some tasty cake :)

  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Melody H.
Verified review

Our company had customers visiting and we needed lunch for them and the whole shop. I found Hargett Music, Sound & Catering on Thumbtack and made the call. I needed food for about 40 people. The food was delicious and tasted like grandma's home cooking! I will definitely call on them again. Everyone gave it a big thumbs up!!

  • New on Thumbtack
Dan R.
Verified review

Skynet would like to thank Vicente Rosario, who accompanied us on our last trip to Green Bank Observatory, in January. Vicente has joined us before, but never in his capacity as a professional chef! Take a look at some of the delicious meals and desserts that we were treated to, between our all-day coding sessions. Vicente is based in Hillsborough, NC, and serves both the triangle and the triad. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/CocinadeVicente/

Capital Cakes
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Miriam K.
Verified review

I have never tasted such good cakes made to order. I have missed Katelyn immensely since she left Charlotte to move to Raleigh. She is the best pastry chef. You will not regret ordering from her. My favorite carrot cake and the apple with spice. Miss you girl!!!

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.

Paradise Catering
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Monica S.
Verified review

The food was delicious! Everyone loved the BBQ pork. It was probably the best I'd ever had. We ate the little bit that was left over as soon as we got home.

  • New on Thumbtack
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Hey, we will cater your event or take care of all your concessions needs. I have been in the food industry for over 20 years. We take all the stress out of your event or special day.

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Yung Nay Private Chef & Catering's dedication to providing you with the very best experience possible begins with our attention to detail in presentation and the perfection of flavor.

  • 18 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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The Lions Red Knife is a full-service culinary experience provided by Chef Nelson Jackson. He has 22 years in the food service industry. I'm providing services such as menu planning, private lessons, large and small group, cookouts , corporate parties, buffet service as well as private engagements. He offers great food and a lovely experience, all in one.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I use local, farm-fresh ingredients. I prepare fresh and simple food. I'm more than 20 years in this business. I'm looking for people that care about the food that they eat and are too busy to cook. I can bring it to you, or cook it at your home.

  • 5 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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