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Portsmouth Home Chefs

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For The Love of Food & Drink
4.8
from 106 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 163 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Annie F.
Verified review

For The Love of Food & Drink was everything we hoped for and more! The food was delicious and the staff was amazing! We had a bourbon tasting where we wanted the bartender to be engaged with our guests she did just that. The Chef was just as engaged with our guests which we loved. We will definitely be using them again!

Top Pro
  • 11 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jane K.
Verified review

Chef Christo catered a lovely backyard retirement party at my home. The food was delicious from appetizers to dinner to dessert. The chicken marsala was yummy. He provided all the paper products, dishes, tables and linens. Excellent service and everything was cleaned up in short order. Would hire again.

Top Pro
  • 12 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Rachel A.
Verified review

We had Little Miss Sophie's Cater our backyard wedding and I am SO glad they did! We had about 100 people come and everyone was raving about the food! The presentation was perfect, the food was delicious, and everyone LOVED the dishes we chose. Behind the scenes they were AMAZING to work with too! They are so sweet and helped me to create the perfect meal for my guests. They showed up on time and set up so quietly and quickly. I would highly recommend Little Miss Sophie's to anyone looking for an exceptional catering service! We will definitely be using them again. Hands down, an AMAZING company!

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Manda & Me
4.9
from 37 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Michelle M.
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SUPERB!!! I live in Los Angeles. I wanted to hire a personal chef for my boss who lives in Massachusetts for her birthday. As I was talking with many chefs, Julie (from Manda & Me) totally got what I was trying to do immediately and took the ball and ran with it. I wanted to incorporate my boss's kids and dogs as I know that they are extremely important to her. She knew exactly what to do down to the serving dish specifically for the dogs. To hire a personal chef for your boss from across the country has several risks and I have to say that this one paid off a hundred fold! I would highly recommend Manda & Me as a personal chef. They are amazing and it was worth every. single. penny. Thank you!!!!

Hostess Catering
4.6
from 36 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Elise H.
Verified review

Hostess Catering made our Division Holiday party so spectacular. The food was amazing, and I really appreciated the effort they put into helping us customize the menu. At the event itself, all staff were extremely professional, friendly and efficient. Everyone was raving about how much they liked the set-up and food, and the hosts (who held the event at their home in Brookline), said it was the least stressful event they'd ever been a part of. Our ONLY complaint is that, although we stressed that we had a few lactose-intolerant guests, the rice pilaf had butter in it, which we think could have been avoided and allowed for more options for the few who couldn't eat milk products. Otherwise, GREAT EVENT. Thanks ladies!

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The Henrys
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Megan L.
Verified review

We hired Chef Chris Henry for a small dinner party. He created an amazing 3 course menu...delicious, inventive and beautifully plated. Meredith was our server was professional, efficient and very personable. Our dinner party guests included 'foodies' ...Chef exceeded their expectations! The cleanup was quiet and swift... left the kitchen spotless. Communication with Chris from day 1 was superb. We can recommend Chef Chris and Meredith without hesitation!

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TMT Private Chef Services
4.8
from 22 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Monia M.
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We hired Tanya for our very small and intimate wedding. She prepared a wonderful dinner for us, and all the guests enjoyed their food and experience, including a friend with a complicated allergy. Tanya made an altered version of the menu on the side just for her. Everybody was impressed, and they are tough critic. Some of them go to fancy restaurant very often, others cook very well themselves. It was so nice to have a completely cleaned kitchen at the end of the evening. It was an absolute pleasure to interact with Tanya. She is very nice, professional and relax while she works. We would hire her every month if we could afford it. Everyone will remember their experience for a long time. Having a private chef in your home is very special, and we highly recommend Tanya.

Top Pro
  • 12 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Nathalie L.
Verified review

Benjamin catered a fantastic selection of delicious healthy items at our holiday party. He timed the food perfectly and made sure the party flowed. He is delightful and a gifted chef. He will be our go to chef for all events!

The Frog and Turtle
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Mark D.
Verified review

James catered both of my daughters's weddings. The feedback from my guests, after each event, was that they had never experienced such exceptional food or creative menu at any wedding or corporate function...when people call me just to comment on the meal... that says it all! Kudos to Chef Tranchemontagne and his crew!!

  • 24 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Shawney L.
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Sam and his staff catered our nonprofit organization's annual Sandra K Russell Derby Day Benefit for MitoAction a few weeks ago and it was beyond amazing! Our attendees and staff cannot say enough great things about the Merrimack Event team. From start to finish, Sam was polite, attentive, and efficient. He worked with our budget and understood the complexity of the event. Sam went above and beyond to help decorate the event venue beautifully and of course, have his chef design an out of this world Southern Fare dinner menu to match our event's theme. Everyone was so pleased with the delicious food, and has told us out of the 8 years we have hosted this event - this one was truly the best. We cannot wait to use Simply Elegant Catering again next year! Thank you again Sam and team!

William Morin
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Liz B.
Verified review

professional chef with creative ideas and a passion for what he does. great chef!

Theresa Hyatt
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Tamson R.
Verified review

We hired Theresa to cater our wedding reception and couldn't have been happier. We were so lucky to have found her! Our first 2 caterers both just disappeared after making the commitment and Theresa saved the day with just 3 weeks before our wedding. Since we were having an Irish/Scottish wedding we requested a buffet with a variety of savory pies and not only did she accept the challenge but her food was amazing!! Everyone raved about it, especially the Steak & Ale Pie. She made absolutely beautiful "display" pies for each type of pie served, which was a really nice touch. Theresa had to deal with no stove/oven at the venue and a warming rack that didn't work and somehow still pulled it all off! Throughout it all she was calm and supportive and made me feel like I had nothing to worry to about, and she was right! I highly recommend her and will definitely use her again the next time we need a caterer. She is fantastic (and also an award winning pastry chef!). Our only regret was that we had already committed to having another vendor do our cupcakes otherwise we would have had Theresa do our dessert as well. She is an excellent caterer and a really warm, genuine person. We highly recommend her!

Thyme + TIDE kitchen
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Melinda L.
Verified review

Chef Reed and and his staff of culinarians and service staff provided a wonderful holiday feast for Phillips Exeter Academy. The attention to flavor profiles, detail in execution in all the selections were exceptional. Chef Reed attended all planning meetings, developed all the menus based on a shared vision while providing timely quotes. The wait-staff were professional, well presented and attentive to guests while ensuring the food presentation were maintained. I would highly recommend Thyme and TIDE Catering.

Gathered Table
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Michel B.
Verified review

Mary is an amazing chef using only the best quality products creating awesome and delicious meals. Having worked with her on several occasions I can truly recommend her, you and your guests will be surprised by her creations and remember this culinary exploit

Out Of The Box Catering
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Tom M.
Verified review

Out of the Box Catering Jonathan Hatch and Eva Chen: Pattie and I are still hearing wonderful reviews from our guests about the fantastic food you served at our soirée. We are extremely pleased at your professionalism and manner during the party. All the guests were amazed at your prowess as a chef. Every part of the meal was unbelievable and absolutely delicious. Your promise to make this party one of good memory was delivered. Your service was admirable and friendly. Even the leftovers were spoken for. Out of the Box Catering certainly delivers with aplomb. Sincerely, Tom Mazzarini and Pattie Ricci

  • 9 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Teresa P.
Verified review

I had the pleasure of experiencing Chef Stacy's food at a local restaurant, and it was absolutely delicious! A few months down the line, I opened a business and needed a caterer for my grand opening. I contacted Chef Stacey in hopes that he provided this kind of service.. Thankfully he did! From the first consult until the end of the event he was extremely professional, pleasant, the array of food that I could choose from and that he provide was amazing, his table and presentation of the food was flawless! My customers and I was extremely happy with his service that evening! So much that when I moved locations of my business, that we hired him again!!! I would definitely recommend Chef Stacy for your catering needs!

  • 19 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Lee L.
Verified review

Christine and Dennis have been cooking for us for three years every other week. Terrific choices, healthy and tasty. We love them like family.

Thyme To Rise
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Kelley C.
Verified review

I highly recommend Sean for any occasion. Outstanding at his craft.

Personal Chef

New To Thumbtack

  • 4 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

It's all about fresh/local products based on seasonality. Presentation and details Pursuit of perfection

Zak Private Chef Service

New To Thumbtack

  • New on Thumbtack
About

I have an associate degree in culinary arts from Le Cordon Blue College in Cambridge. I master the French cuisine, and I work as a banquet cook at the Taj Boston Hotel. I cook American and Mediterranean food also.

  • New on Thumbtack
About

My goals are a passion for creative flare. I would love to be a private or personal chef that you can brag about. My skills in your kitchen has no bounds. I am a chef that enjoys all the smiles that a humble belly can take.!

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Need catering (full service)

Portsmouth, NH

  • Event type
    Other (BBQ)
  • Which meal
    Lunch
  • Interested in the following cuisine
  • Serving style
    Buffet
  • Staff needed
    Set up: Yes, Server(s): Yes, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: Yes, I don't need any staff: No
  • Head count
    More than 200 (please estimate) (250)
  • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
    No dietary restrictions
  • Details
    Annual BBQ
  • $5342.42
    Average price
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