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Elizabeth Chefs

Browse these chefs with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Elizabeth.

Renegade Outpost
4.7
from 131 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 220 hires on Thumbtack
Christine Y.
Verified review

"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
Liana B.
Verified review

Chuck was very helpful throughout our process, always very responsive and accommodating. I of course was a little worried because this was a lunch for our entire company, but Chuck made the process seamless. He was prompt on arrival and set things up very quickly. I did feel badly because our meeting ran a bit over and he was waiting for me to come out and pay the remainder of the invoice. Even with that though, Chuck was very kind and friendly. I did notice after he left that the Assorted Cookies I had ordered were not there. I emailed him and he let me know that they were out and with all the hustle and bustle, he had forgotten to take it off the invoice. I think I would have preferred to have been made aware of the cookies being out beforehand, that way we could have substituted with something else, like the cannoli tray. I did receive the refund a couple hours later, though! Otherwise, it was a very pleasant, easy experience and I would absolutely recommend Every Detail to friends and family.

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NY Catering Service
5.0
from 87 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 124 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Lindsay S.
Verified review

Perfect! I requested catering services very last minute since my previous caterer canceled and Chef chris came to my rescue! He was so helpful and accommodating and I felt relieved the second I spoke with him. The event was flawless and It was a blessing in disguise that the previous caterer canceled because I got to experience NY Catering Service. Can’t wait to do this again. Thanks!!

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Bacco Catered Events
5.0
from 75 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Noelle B.
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Chef Lauren and her team were incredible! They planned my daughter's engagement party from the beginning to picking up the rentals at the end. We heard wonderful compliments about the food, the friendliness of the staff and willingness to help out me so that I could enjoy the party. I would never have need able to do this without them and will definitely use them again.

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Provencharly
5.0
from 75 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
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Scott L.
Verified review

Chef Charley prepared a wonderful birthday meal in our kitchen. He came in and took over, setting the table, cooking and serving the courses and left the kitchen clean. Once he arrived we were able to relax and enjoy the evening. The food he prepared was delicious and artfully presented. We had a great experience.

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  • 7 years in business
  • 123 hires on Thumbtack
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Gianfranco F.
Verified review

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
Susan T.
Verified review

Tamara is simply AMAZING! She is not only an extremely capable and very talented chef, but is also a consummate professional. She knew exactly the type of food that would lend itself to our organization and the event. We had nothing to worry about. Tamara catered a 300 person event for us and people are still raving about her delicious and creative food items. She is a joy to work with and helped make our Benefit an incredible success. Thank you Tamara!

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  • 6 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
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Marta S.
Verified review

It was a great experience having chef Dan as our caterer. The arrangement of the table and the plates were attractive, aesthetic. Our guests loved the tasty food.

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  • 68 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
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Patricia C.
Verified review

We had a 50th Anniversary party for our friends in our yard and it was perfect. From the beginning Francesca helped us plan the menu, including taking into account all dietary restrictions, coordinate the tent and all needed party rentals. She answered every question and all the changes needed. They arrived exactly on time the day of the party to set it up the whole evening was perfect, changing some placements and keeping the party going without any break. Francesca and Ashley worked the party, once the setup was complete, and were so perfect. The food was displayed beautifully, they set up the bar as requested and even though we did not ask for service directly to the tables they came around at different times to see what guests needed, especially some older ones. An unexpected very short rainfall had them bring the coffee, tea and desserts to the guests to keep it out of the rain. The cleanup was impressive and perfect, they even washed the kitchen floor at the end! We loved it as did our guests and the food was delicious!!!! Everyone requested leftovers. I have shopped at DeCiccos for years and this will only keep me coming back. Thank you!

Melissa D'Elia
4.8
from 51 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Brie S.
Verified review

It was an absolute pleasure working with Melissa! She was very responsive and supportive throughout the planning process and she was extremely helpful in creating the perfect menu and details for our event. On the night of the event Melissa professional and thoughtful as well as tons of fun. The food was outstanding and she did a amazing job of making the whole dinner feel so special! It was the perfect way to celebrate a special occasion and I can say confidently that Chef Melissa's personal touch was the key factor in making it such a success! I would highly, highly recommend Chef Melissa!!!

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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
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James A.
Verified review

Peter was a godsend for our birthday party for 70. He's calm, confident, efficient and reassuring. He's also a terrific chef and a charming host behind the serving table. I recommend him most highly!

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  • 9 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
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Peter L.
Verified review

We had a great time learning how to prepare some healthy dishes, the food was delicious! We highly recommend Chef Melissa

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

Chef Dave made my surprised Birthday for my girlfriend even better. It was a great experience and well worth it . And the best part the food was excellent

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OpenSkies Hospitality
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Anthony B.
Verified review

arranged with the chef in 24 hours and and had important guests. They knocked the cover off the ball. Period.

Now That Was A Great Party
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Sofia S.
Verified review

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.

F.I.G. Catering
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

What a crew! The chefs, waiters, bartenders were all knowledgeable and attentive to my guest's needs. Starting with the spring fling cocktail to the grilled watermelon dessert, all of the food and drink was superb.

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CORNBREAD26
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
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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
Monica A.
Verified review

Fantastic! I ordered cupcakes and they were delicious! Very moist and flavorful! Delivery was on time, great service! ! I will be ordering for my new hubby's birthday! Delicious! ! Loved everything! ! Thank you Chef Pearl! !

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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