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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!
This was my very first time hiring a Chef and Chef Chris was sooo nice, attentive, and understanding... He prepared brunch for a few friends and I... the food was amazing and the price reasonable. He was so nice to my friends, very personable, an overall great experience! Can't wait to work with him again!
Really nice guy and great chef - dishes were simple, fresh and healthy
Chef Lauren and her team were fantastic. The food was great, and the service was more than I could ask for. Chef Lauren worked with me to make our nonprofit's event work on our budget, and she was wonderful to collaborate with on the planning. Many of our guests commented on the food, and the host was very pleased with the care they took in her apartment.
We hired Tamara and her team for a 15 person dinner party. I wanted light bites so everyone would be able to eat as they wanted and mingle while enjoying their food. They met every one of my expectations. Tamara with Amoraco catering was so easy to work with. She was timely, responsive, and very flexible in creating the perfect menu for my dinner party. We were lucky enough to have chef Mona cook for us. Mona was so friendly and took care of everything so I did not have to worry about a single thing but enjoying the food and my guests. The food was outstanding-everything she cooked was perfect. We had 15 people and everyone commented on how awesome Mona was and how amazing the food was. Can not recommend Amoraco Catering enough! Will definitely be using them again.
This was last minute, and I haven't had better from chefs who had days to prepare. The menu was well suited to the occasion, the presentation was elegant and the taste good the the last bite. Thanks Wayne
I hired Chef Dan to cater our summer office BBQ. He was a pleasure to work with from start to finish. He was professional, friendly, and did his best to accommodate a wide range of dietary restrictions. The food was great and the service unbeatable. All in all a great experience!
DeCiccos did a great job. Everything was exactly as we planned. The servers were professional and efficient. They were on top of set up, serving and clean up. Food was delicious.
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!
The food was great ! Chef Greg was very professional, the presentation was amazing AND he brought a bottle of wine to pair with the food.
We have only had a tasting so far, but we are thrilled to be working with Chef Stenneth. His presentation and flavors were wonderful. We know that that our Thanksgiving/rehearsal dinner will be perfect :)
peters an amazing chef! He impressed all of my guests for my halloween party. Every tapas dish that came out was over the op delicious. He also cleaned up my whole kitchen and left it spotless clean when he was finished. My husband and I are glad we met him and can rely with him for our next shin ding.
Melissa was great. We had an in-depth conversation up front about our dietary restrictions including a shellfish allergy, a gluten sensitivity, and a dairy sensitivity within our party. Overall, we were aiming for a vegan meal. She worked with us and gave us multiple suggestions on dinner options based on our likes and dislikes. She even came by the house to provide samples of her dishes before the event. The night of the event, she did a great job executing appetizers, dinner, and dessert. The food was delicious and she left our kitchen in better shape than she found. I highly recommend Melissa as your next personal chef!
Francis was outstanding. He really made the chef experience at home fantastic for our party of four. All in the comfort of our own home. A splendid five course meal with all the trimmings. He is highly recommended by me and will be sure to use him again in the future. Thanks Francis!!
Doris made mt centerpieces for my 5th wedding anniversary vow renewal, in they were AMAZING!!! She gave me everything that I asked for and more. The price was Great and the work was impeccable. Definitely will be doing future business with Mrs. Doris! Thanks Again XO
WHEN PRESIDENT CLINTON CAME TO OUR HOUSE, WE CALLED DEIRDRE! We are repeat clients of D'Lish, which I think speaks to our continued enjoyment of the wonderful job that Deirdre and her team consistently do. At the center, the food is always that star of the show - but of equal importance is the level of service that surrounds the delivery of the food. Deirdre works with you on every detail - from menu selection, help with wines, service staff and bartenders - and manages to take the stress out of a party or event and lets you enjoy the guests. When we learned that President Bill Clinton would be coming to our house for a fund raiser - and only had 8 days to organize the food, drinks and service for an event with 75 people - Deirdre was our first call. We knew that we could rely on her delivering a knock-out event, which she did. But so much more than that, she went above and beyond and assisted with so many of the details and logistics of the event that I don't think we could have pulled off without her. I highly recommend Deirdre and her team at D'Lish.
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!
We had a casual get-together and chef Meade is a good meal with some attention to training. We have a delightful birthday affair.
We have had Carlos cook for us several times and have always been left in awe. His approach is unlike many chefs since it isn't just about the dish, but the overall experience. His farm-to-table initiative only makes his food his. He is very creative, spontaneous, and down to earth. I look forward to having him cook for us again!
Her flavors were delicious 👍🏽
Having the team at Be My Guest prepare and deliver our meals for us each week has been nothing but a pleasure. We used to have to go to the grocery store on the weekends (at the busiest times, it seemed), spend our time and money where we didn't want to, and somehow still have wasted food at the end of the week. Chef Manzo knows the perfect blend of taste and keeping with a clean-eating diet, and using Be My Guest has allowed our busy weeks to become less hectic. I would recommend Be My Guest to anyone who is looking for an alternative option to going grocery shopping every week, or is tired of having to prepare lunches/dinners every day!