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East Orange Chefs

Browse these chefs with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in East Orange.

Renegade Outpost
4.7
from 131 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 220 hires on Thumbtack
Christine Y.
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"This was the best food!" EVERYONE Ellen catered to for our dinner last evening could not get over how delicious their meals were. There are not enough words of gratitude I can share with her or any of you who are considering to hire her for your event. Ellen is concise when reaching out with her menus, her menus are organized by cuisine (making it easy to discuss), her response time is excellent, there are no hidden last minute charges, she shows up at the agreed time, is able to work in a challenging kitchen (we are in an office with a no flame policy and she made do with sternos), her food presentation is attractive and appetizing, and she is an absolute gem to work with. I have been in the food and beverage industry for 20 years, worked with many many chefs and Ellen is the real deal. Our group was falling behind and dinner service was delayed by close to 45 minutes. She made sure the main courses were still hot and of the best integrity, which is difficult to do when serving poultry and fish. Everything was seasoned beautifully with a variety of flavors with each course. Truly, the whole experience was magical and I can't wait to work with her again. Thank you so much Ellen!

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Every Detail Catering
4.9
from 108 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 138 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Colleen B.
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Chef Chuck and Maria were wonderful. Everything was delicious!

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NY Catering Service
5.0
from 87 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 124 hires on Thumbtack
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Ross S.
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Some of the best meals I've had have been made by chef Chris himself!

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Bacco Catered Events
5.0
from 75 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Angela P.
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Lauren was amazing. Her delicious food and her personality made our event spectacular. We had a cocktail party with passed hor d'oeuvres. The wild mushroom and gruyere bread pudding was delicious. If you are looking for a reliable and wonderful chef, call Lauren. You will not be disappointed!

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Provencharly
5.0
from 75 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Sean C.
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Charly was brilliant! My husband surprised me with a private chef for our first anniversary dinner and Charly did not disappoint. He made delicious food in our tiny Brooklyn apartment. Already making plans to hire him again.

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  • 7 years in business
  • 123 hires on Thumbtack
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Gianfranco F.
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A perfect experience. I would recommend these chefs to anyone. I used it for a 1 year wedding anniversary and absolutely loved it. Don't think twice at hiring these guy!

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Amoraco
5.0
from 67 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jason H.
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I hired Tamara and her team to take care of my Husband's 30th birthday cocktail party in our apartment. I am so impressed by the level of quality and professionalism I received. From the initial consultation to the spectacular event and with a fast and detailed cleanup, I couldn't have wanted more. Chef Tamara is a gifted Chef with creative menu options and my guests were all so impressed with the cuisine. I have several events a year and look forward to Chef Tamara and he amazing staff take care of them for me. My only regret is that I took so long to write a review as this website kept failing several times when I have tried. Thank you Chef Tamara for doing what you obviously love to do!

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  • 68 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Frances R.
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Do you want to know the definition of Excellence? Hire Luisa c/o De Cicco's Event Planning! I have never worked with a more professional, friendly company. Luisa has a way of catering to her client's and making them feel like they're at the top of her priority list. If you need her, drop her an E-mail and she IMMEDIATELY gets back to you. Need a personal Chef to teach you how to cook? Luisa can connect you with top of the line quality professional's that KNOW what they're doing in the kitchen. I'm currently taking lesson's from her Chef and I went from being a novice who's food was either bland, burnt and completely un-edible, to a person who can now chop, dice and make a meal so good, my family calls me asking me to cook for them again. Luisa and her staff are so friendly, so welcoming and very attentive to the needs of the client. Luisa has done a fine job in picking her staff and I’m extremely happy I hired her company because it was worth every penny.

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  • 10 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
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Vivien K.
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Our experience with Chef Erika was fantastic. She went above and beyond! The food was great and every single guest complimented on her. I will definitely use her again and can recommend her service. Thanks Chef Erika and Tim for making our evening special!

Melissa D'Elia
4.8
from 50 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Chris R.
Verified review

Chef Melissa hosted my mother’s 70th dinner. The meal was obviously excellent but she was an absolute pleasure to deal with. She was very helpful creating a special menu that satisfies all the vegans and meat eaters in my family. She was so good with the kids my daughter regularly asks when we will see her again.

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HighLife Productions LLC
5.0
from 48 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer O.
Verified review

Best experience ever. We needed a bartender for a private birthday party I was organizing for my boss and took a chance on hiring HighLife. Not only did we get a bartender but we got Tyler himself - the owner of HighLife. He was amazing. Our chef we hired from a different company was a disaster and Tyler took it upon himself to help serve the meals, set the tables with wine glasses, pour water/wine throughout dinner, not to mention making the best margaritas on the planet. Extremely reasonable prices with top notch service that is so hard to find these days. Next party I organize I will simply call Tyler. Whether I need a bartender, chef, catering, etc - HighLife will be my only phone call. Thanks for everything!

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Creative Table NY
4.9
from 44 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Susan C.
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5 + Stars. Peter is an exceptional talented and skilled chef. His food and presentation are impeccable and he is lovely to work with. He prepared a unique Texas themed menu and the Texans said it was the best brisket they've ever had--that is a true compliment. Thank you Peter--Susan C.

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  • 9 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Peter L.
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We had a great time learning how to prepare some healthy dishes, the food was delicious! We highly recommend Chef Melissa

Most Wanted Chef LLC
4.9
from 41 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Thomas S.
Verified review

Alana was professional through the entire process and developed an incredible menu. The food was wonderful and so was the service. We contracted her bar tender who was professional and treated our guess very specially. I would highly recommend Alana. We will be using her again.

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Chef Dave's
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
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Riayn R.
Verified review

Chef Dave was unbelievable. We had an engagement party in Manhattan and he cooked our party of 22 people fresh Shrimp Ravioli, Crab Cakes, Shrimp and Watermellon salad, and chicken scarpariello. All was fabulous and our guest couldn't stop raving about the food. I highly recommend him and will use his service for furture events.

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OpenSkies Hospitality
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Deborah H.
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Open Skies Hospitality has catered quite a few events for us, both large and small, and we couldn't be happier. Chef Albert is extremely talented, so food is always delicious. He adapts the menu and format to fit our needs, from a formal wedding reception for180 guests, to passed hors d'oeuvres and a buffet for 240. The whole team at Open Skies is top-notch in every way: trustworthy, honest, well-organized, kind, flexible and helpful.

Now That Was A Great Party
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Sofia S.
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Ms Doris did our Thanksgiving dinner and it was amazing! She is the ultimate professional and a fantastic chef! She was easy to work with, very accomodating and patient (we had a few last minute menu changes). Honestly this was the best Thankgiving meal I've had in years. The amount of food could have fed twice as many people, but we don't mind eating leftovers, since they are delicious. Would use her again and highly recommend to anyone that is considering catering.

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CORNBREAD26
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Kimberly C.
Verified review

The chefs are most accomodating to my dietary needs all the while making me feel like I'm not missing out on the foods I love. I was served a delicious and completely Vegan Mexican inspired dip that was seasoned perfectly and was creamy and "meaty". Their food was amazing!

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Make my Pastry, LLC
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Trisha G.
Verified review

Chef Pearl has been great in providing cupcakes with lots of different variations for all of my client events whether they be corporate or personal events. Her delivery and presentation is impeccable. Highly recommend!

JP's Delicacies LLC.
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Musi Q.
Verified review

JP catered a party for us of about 40 adults and 20 kids and we had a great experience working with him - highly recommend his services! He was responsive and flexible during the planning phase, able to modify his gameplan day-of when our rooftop venue got rained out :( and prepped and served the food efficiently, beautifully and notably, without needing anything from us as hosts, letting us truly enjoy the party. On top of all that, all the guests loved the food itself and several have inquired about contacting JP for their own events. I’m happy to make those connections because JP is truly a great chef and a consummate professional!

Luxury Cuisine Life
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Sandra B.
Verified review

Every single dishes was just delicious! Thank's so much for making my husband's surprise party memorable Chef Perrin. She took time to work with my budget and really came through for us last minute.

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