Find a personal chef near Jersey City, NJ

Find a personal chef near Jersey City, NJ

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Find a personal chef near Jersey City, NJ

51 near you

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does a personal chef cost?

Hiring a personal chef usually costs anywhere from $40-$100 or more per person. Request free cost estimates from personal chefs in your area so you’ll know exactly how much it will cost to hire one for your needs. For an accurate quote, be sure to let the chefs know the number of people they’ll need to feed, what you’d like on the menu and other relevant details. 

To learn more about the factors that impact the cost to hire a personal or private home chef, read our cost guide.

How do you hire a personal chef?

To hire a personal chef, start by searching on Thumbtack. Here, you’ll find a list of top-rated personal chefs in your area. Read the chefs’ customer reviews and profiles so you can learn more about their specialties, quality of work, reputation and professionalism. 

Before you hire a personal chef, ask them a few questions about their process, skills, references and prices. Request price quotes from at least three chefs so you can hire one who’s great at what they do and offers reasonable prices.

What is a private chef?

private chef is usually employed by one household or client, and they work full time for that client. They are in charge of preparing all the meals for the day. Private chefs often cook fresh meals and prepare snacks throughout the day. 

What is a personal chef?

Personal chefs typically have multiple clients, and they create customized meal plans for those clients. They’ll discuss your dietary needs, create menus, shop for ingredients and prepare the meals. Some personal chefs may also prepare a meal for a special event. They might even offer cooking lessons. 

Reviews for Jersey City personal chefs
Thumbtack Customer
Charly prepared an excellent dinner!! He is a very nice personable person and a great chef. We are going to have him back again. If you are interested in a personal chef and have a taste for cuisine from southern France Charly is your man.
ProvencharlyProvencharly
Gopi V.
For my engagement to my now fiance, I wanted to hire a personal chef and bartender to come to our house and cook us a meal with paired drinks. I also planned on having a small after party with our closest friends. Chef David accommodated all of my requests. He gave us a full 4 course meal from starter to desert, and appetizers for the afterparty. The food was amazing and delicious and made our engagement very memorable. David made me look good when it was all him!!! Thank you David for making our engagement something to remember.
Dining by DavidDining by David
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