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Browse these meal preparation services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Dayton.

  • 6 years in business
  • 170 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel K.
Verified review

We used Chef Dominick for our corporate events. He was professional and provided outstanding service to our potential customers. I was nervous about our event, having never put something like that together. Chef Dominick made everything easy for me from meal planning to preparation. The food’s delicious taste and presentation made it possible for me to focus on the business side of each of the events. I would definitely hire him again and again.

Prestige Catering
4.6
from 94 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 138 hires on Thumbtack
Raquel D.
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Prestige Catering was excellent!. I had a dinner celebration and Rick and Felicia took care of the food preparation very well. They were flexible with my choices, and Rick prepared and delivered excellent food. Rick did the drop off and he did the set up for me. Everyone liked the food (specially the ribs, the chicken and the brownies!). It was a very nice event and all my friends liked the food. It was delivered with excellence by Prestige Catering. Definitively I will call them again in the future.

The Garden Gourmet LLC
4.7
from 43 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Cynthia S.
Verified review

Jessica has prepared meals for me on many occasions. Honestly I have never been disappointed. Her cooking is very diverse and delicious. Also, her artistic ability is very apparent in her presentation. I would highly recommend Jessica's cooking a meal for any occasion.

Nibbles Catering
4.8
from 39 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Barbara K.
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Chef Maria's team delivered outstanding service and a wonderful meal to our 200 wedding guests! They were absolute pros, pitching in even on things they had not specifically been asked to do, just to make the whole event team work better. Recommend with all my heart, an extremely positive experience, from the excellent pre-event meetings with Maria, to the final experience on site. THANKS TO YOU MARIA, AND THE WHOLE NIBBLES TEAM!

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The Happy Chefs LLC
4.7
from 36 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
James L.
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Had Jay cook for us on a very special occasion. Was a wonderful meal with great service.

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Spinning Platters LLC
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sally H.
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If I could give Chef Marco 10 stars I would. He listened to my requests and produced a whole food plant based meal plan for my sister (who is going through cancer) that was as beautiful as it was appetizing. Top notch all the way!!

Cuisine East West Catering
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Victoria K.
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Charlie was very helpful with the planning of a birthday dinner party. The food selection, preparation, and presentation were outstanding. It was absolutely delicious!!! We had a very professional server, which made the evening even more relaxing and enjoyable. I HIGHLY recommend Cuisine East West and will definitely work with Charlie in the future.

  • 5 years in business
Amanda A.
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I have had the pleasure of being a customer of the Neighborhood Nest for the last five years. I have had everything from the baked goods to meat and potatoes type of meals, to vegetarian cuisine. I have enjoyed the food immensely and would recommend the Neighborhood Nest whether you are gluten free or not (I'm not and I can't tell the difference with the NN's food!!!).

TGI Friday's Catering
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 38 years in business
Jason D.
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Peggy is awesome! She and her catering team always provide excellent service, even with those last minute orders. Having TGI Fridays delivered for any type of party, lunch meeting, training sessions, or what ever the occasion might be is great! Call Peggy for your catering needs and I guarantee those who are being fed will thank you.

Awakened Palate
4.5
from 8 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Deirdre D.
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Chef Johnathan provided services for a brunch in my home. We confirmed the menu ahead of time and did a pre-visit to get the "lay of the land". He arrived on time, and the food and drinks were AMAZING! From beginning to end, Chef Johnathan exceeded my expectations with his creativity and service.

Sharifah's Vegan Cuisine
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Alice F.
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Sharifah has been cooking vegan dishes for my family for four years. I look forward to "what's for dinner", the tasty meals and the health benefits. Some of my favorite dishes are: Eggplant Parmesan, Kale salad, Mint orange sugar snap peas, Tofu stir fry with brown sauce, Quinoa salad, Black bean & vegan-cheese quesadillas, and many more. We love you Sharifah!

Every-Day Edibles
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 years in business
Eric T.
Verified review

Ms. Townsend is very professional with how she conducts her business. She is very timely and on schedule. The food that she has prepared for me was wonderful because of its presentation, season and texture. Thank you for your services Ms. Townsend!!

Chef Ive Adorno
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jos B.
Verified review

Amazing Chef I have tasted like three different main dishes made by Ivelisse and Excellent stays short to describe her taste and knowledge in food preparation and dish presentation.

Tiger Len's Suga Shack
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Lenice W.
    Verified review

    I have savored many of the delectable catering stylings of this fine establishment and Chef. As a personal chef Sonya was very professional. She came to my home in uniform, transformed the ingredients in my kitchen to culinary delights for me and my children until it was no longer in our family's budget. We then ordered our favorite desserts from time to time. Service was always prompt, and professional. Your palate will thank you for your patronage! I've also enjoyed large events in which she catered (on a shoestring budget). She's ServSafe certified with culinary training. You owe it to yourself to try some desserts, or hire her for your next event! It will definitley step up the affair.

    Occam Dining
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Kathy D.
    Verified review

    The best recommendation I can give is that I will hire Leland again! He prepared my family Christmas dinner for 17 people and the rave reviews are still coming in. "The best Christmas dinner yet." The beef tenderloin was juicy and cooked to medium rare as I requested. The garlic mashed potatoes were flavorful and truly mashed potatoes like I've never tasted anywhere else. The green beans almandine were cooked tender but still crisp. Chocolate Lava Cakes for dessert, which are my family's favorite, were incredible. He responded to my search for a chef on Thumbtack quickly and followed up promptly on any questions I had before and after I hired him. The day of my family Christmas, he arrived right on time, prepared this wonderful meal, and cleaned up the kitchen. In the past, I spent the afternoon in the kitchen cooking and the evening washing pots and pans and dishes. But this year, I wanted a chef to prepare the meal so I could be with my family. I recommend others do the same so you can enjoy your family, friends, and parties. It is well worth it. And Leland Cummings is the Chef to do it.

    Stir Crazy Cuisine
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 6 years in business
    • 5 hires on Thumbtack
    Sarah C.
    Verified review

    Christina was amazing. She came to the house, brought all the necessary ingredients and tools that I didn't have and prepared a lovely and delicious meal for us, including a lesson on knife technique and product selection. Christina was such a joy to be around and made our evening with guests so much more fun than we could have ever imagined. We will definitely use her again! (I have made the meatballs 100 times since she was here since she left me the recipe!)

    The Wandering Chef
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 21 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Bill F.
    Verified review

    We were treated to a dinner by Chef Ken (The Wandering Chef) as a gift and had no idea what to expect. Chef stopped by a couple weeks before our dinner to meet us, check out our kitchen, and explain the menu. Our meal was Italian fare – five tasting items and dessert. To elaborate on the food, it was nicely presented from salad to dessert. More importantly, it was great. We both thoroughly enjoyed every course, with the Scaloppini and Saltimbocca each dubbed best by one of us. The lasagna deserves mention, too, as it was unique and flavorful. The ‘samples’ were plentiful and we were full at the end of the meal. Chef Ken was friendly and we enjoyed talking with him during the meal, even though he offered to remain in the background if we wished. To summarize, the whole experience was delicious and fun. We recommend The Wandering Chef and plan to engage Chef Ken again with others in our family. Thanks!

    Chef Otis
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Jack M.
    Verified review

    Chef Otis is VERY knowledgeable. We organized a grilling how to class and date night for 5 couples. He dealt with a food allergy without batting an eye. The theme of the meal was Jamaican Jerk Chicken and it was amazing!!! We are already planning our next event with Chef Otis.

    Uninhibited Edibles
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Don S.
      Verified review

      My wife and I are in our mid 80's and don't do much cooking anymore. Will has been coming to our house for several weeks now on Mondays. He shops for us, writes a menu down and makes us four meals for the week including a large serving of soup. The meals are very easy to reheat and taste amazing. He adapts the recipes for special dietary concerns and reviews the menu with us before preparing the food. We highly recommend him. He is very professional and reliable. And a great asset.

      About

      Are you too busy to even consider planning a meal? Does the thought of cooking a meal after a long day of work make you cringe? Do you have friends or family coming to town and desire to make them a fantastic meal? With my personal cooking and meal planning services, all you have to do is buy the groceries and my time, and you'll have wonderful meals for yourself or your guests!

      Regina's Real Meal's

      New To Thumbtack

        About

        Hello! I'm Regina, the owner and also the cook. I do soul food -- fresh and no can foods including greens, baked mac and hot water cornbread. I specialize in rib tips. I make my own sauce. I also make steaks, yams, potato salad, fried corn off the cob, grandma-pound cake baked fresh and old fashion burgers and also meats and whole small wings. All meats are cooked on grill, good hot and smoked. I have 30 years of experience, and I love what I do. I can't wait to put a smile on your face. Call me for your next event. You wont regret it.

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