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Westerville Home Chefs

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The Modern Southern Table
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Becky S.
Verified review

Modern southern Table provided food for out son's graduation. It was perfect. Everyone loved it and it saved me a lot of time cooking.

Chef Z Catering
4.8
from 21 reviews
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Shelley M.
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Fabulous catering. Food was great. Chef z is a very lovely man and great chef. He did a wonderful job for my dinner party.

  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Janine R.
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Maria has been cooking for our family for several months now and it has truly changed our life. My husband and I run our own businesses and have a one year old girl and a boy on the way and we always found that eating healthy was a challenge with our busy schedule. Maria helps in every way to make our lives easier and more enjoyable. She does the grocery shopping, meal planning, prepping and cooking as well as kitchen clean-up and organization. We started our service with her doing a mix of Paleo and Whole30 and are astounded by her attention to detail, care for the diet and love of her job. It is obvious that she is proud of being a chef and it shines through in everything she does. Maria is not only a joy to be around but the meals she prepares are always delicious and well-prepared. One thing we love about Maria that we found a challenge with other chefs in the past was the acceptance of feedback and willingness to change menus on the spot based on preference for that week. We are so happy to have found Maria and couldn't speak more highly of her.

  • 29 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Sally C.
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grillmaster catered a wedding and a birthday party for me. the pork was yummy and the home-made brownies was delicious and he recommended some great side dishes.

Boutte Catering Services
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Kenya S.
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Chef Jessica was a natural hit! From initial contact to the very end Jessica was absolutely phenomenal and her food won encore reviews from my family. I had her prepare a prime rib, roasted pork loin, garlic mashed potatoes, stewed cabbage, green beans, mixed green salad, wedge salad, and a vanilla pound cake. She also prepared made from scratch dinner rolls! Her assorted dressings were prepared from scratch as well! I cannot begin to tell you how absolutely DELICIOUS everything was. The two meat were so well seasoned and the prime rib juicy and tender. She may be a vegan chef but she can handle the meats like a professional chef should. She is also very personable and encouraged our daughter to assist her in the preparation of the dinner rolls. I cannot wait to ask her to prepare another feast for family or friends. As a matter of fact..I plan to use her for some weekly meal planning for my family of five. She is just that awesome!!! Seriously

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Regina B.
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Chef Simmone was very timely and professional and had excellent suggestions for our small family dinner. She was prompt in delivery and the food was delicious. Having planned this event from another state the ease of communication was very appealing for me since I do not reside where the party was planned. Excellent and would recommend her to any who are looking for a catering service. The amount of food was more than needed and great for take home.

A taste of the world
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Larry B.
Verified review

Mike and his chef came to my house and were very professional and entertaining. They prepared an amazing custom dinner for my girlfriend and I on Valentine's Day. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking to have a personalized custom dining experience...

Harris
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer M.
Verified review

Leah Harris made my Husband's Birthday extremely memorable. The salad, duck and wine pairing and amaretto souffle were robust in flavor and melted in your mouth. Leah was extremely professional and pleasant. I would welcome her and here team into my home at any time. If you are looking for an in home personal chef experience, look no further. Thanks Leah!

MB's Table
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Rose F.
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I had a great cooking lesson with Mary Beth. She came to my kitchen and brought some useful tools with her. She had some helpful tips and instructions as we worked through a recipe that I had chosen. She was very enjoyable to work with and I plan to hire her again.

  • 4 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jadea H.
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She was great. Very professional. She was on time and was really engaged. The food was amazing and she catered to our every need. I will recommend Olivia to anyone who is looking for a personal chef to come to their house. She will definitely be back to mine.

Dorcey's
3.7
from 3 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Alex D.
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This woman made my dreams come true! I could go on and on about everything wonderful she did for me, but I'll say she did everything I had asked her, but made it ten times better. My beach destination wedding was the most beautiful scene I've ever seen, it could have been in a magazine. She made my arch out of branches, in 90 degree weather, in the sand! (Meaning she traveled for our wedding). Then for the reception back home she turned an old barn into an elegant dinner party, full of beautiful lights, flowers, and the best country style decor. All of our guests complimented her work. I would highly recommend her to anybody. And I'd definitely use her again for a party!

Sweet Jama's
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Annette M.
    Verified review

    From pastries, cookies, cakes and handmade candies, everything is made with the freshest ingredients. You can tell from the heavenly flavors and exceptional attention to detail, that this pastry chef loves what she does. I would recommend Sweet Jama's to anyone who wants to impress their guests with true artisan baking.

    • 4 years in business
    About

    My work stands out from others who do what I do because I do it with passion. I love what I and I have an amazing ability to express it with my edible creations.

    About

    I'm a chef with 32 years of professional service in hotels, restaurants, and cafes. I am capable of any style of service, or menu.

    About

    Do you ever find yourself overwhelmed with your personal or business entertaining? Let a professional chef help plan, prepare, and present your event of from two to 200 people. Let me make your party special, so you can relax and enjoy it.

    About

    Have you ever thought of having a sushi chef at your event? Get a personal sushi chef come to your home/event, make personalized sushi right on front of your guests and make your event even more memorable!

    About

    House Chef Tina brings homemade delicious food directly to your home or business. All menus are customized to meet your needs including any special diets.

    About

    I'm a chef with 45 years' experience. I am the former owner of L'Armagnac and L'Antibes restaurants. I am knowledgeable in all cuisines.

    About

    I am a semi-retired Certified Executive Chef with over 40 years experience. I am also a Certified Culinary Educator and have taught eight years at The Columbus Culinary Institute. I am looking to work a few days a week preparing meals in your home, I can do the grocery shopping prepare your meals and clean up afterwords.

    • 4 years in business
    About

    No one does this as we know of.

    About

    Learn to cook like a pro. I offer cooking classes, expertise to plan your own catered event as well as custom kitchen organization. I have over 30 years of experience. Currently, I'm an instructor in one of the top secondary programs in the nation. Schedule a consultation to discuss your needs or get your friends together for a fun interactive cooking class.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    How much do private cooking lessons cost?

    You can take private cooking classes to have fun, to learn a new skill, to improve your health, to bond with your partner, to enjoy a playful first date or to have a unique birthday party experience. Nationally the average cost of private cooking lessons ranges between $100 and $150. Prices can vary, depending on where you live, the type of cooking class you’re taking, the ingredients the chef provides, and the reputation of the chef. Cooking classes with Anthony Bourdain will clearly cost more than classes with a local restaurant owner. The number of people in the class will also affect the cost, with group lessons often priced per person to account for the cost of ingredients. For example, for group lessons, a brunch workshop may cost an average of $70 per person, a steak dinner with sides could cost an average of $80-$85 per person, and a sushi lesson could cost an average of $100 per person. Ingredients play a major role in cost, as the chef will pre-purchase the food you will be working with. Weekday classes will usually cost less than weekend classes.

    How much does it cost to hire a caterer?

    Catering prices depend mainly on how fancy you want the food and service to be and how many guests you’ll have. When you’re first looking to hire a caterer for your event, consider how many guests you’ll have and your total food and drink budget. The national average for event catering is $340, but catering prices can range into the thousands depending on your menu, guest count, and service.

    Event catering is a broad term that covers everything from fully prepared, ready-to-eat food that the hosts plate and serve themselves to full-service, multicourse meals, including rental of linens, glassware and other items, with service staff organized by the catering company. Usually a caterer will determine cost based on the type of event you’re having, how many guests will attend, the level of service you desire, and what type of menu you’d like to have. For example, if you have a set catering budget, say $1,500, and you plan to have 50 people attend, that means you have $30 per person for food. If you have the same budget with 100 people, you have $15 per person for food. In this way, the number of people you want to attend your event and the level of food you want to serve them determines how much catering will cost.

    How much should catering cost per person?

    Catering prices can range from about $10 per guest on the low end to $150 or more per person on the high end. Catering costs represent the quality of food, presentation, variety, ingredients and service. But catering prices are more than the cost to cook the food that will be at your party; they also include the cost for the company to do business. Here is a simple breakdown of catering prices:

    • Menu: The food you serve your guests will directly affect the price per person. Organic ingredients, complex recipes, elaborate presentations, or high-ticket items like lobster or filet mignon all add to the cost.
    • Service: Buffet, family style, plated dinners — how you serve the food affects the cost per person. For example, a true plated meal can cost about twice the price of a staff-assisted buffet because of staffing costs. Hiring waiters, bartenders and cleanup crew will all be calculated into the per-person catering price.
    • Drinks: Providing beverages and alcoholic drinks for guests greatly increases your catering budget. Hosting an open bar can cost as much per person as the meal.
    • Rentals: Seating, plates, glassware, etc., will all have an effect on the cost per person for catering. For example, a plastic conference table that seats 10 costs about $6 to rent on average, while a wooden farmhouse table is about $80 to rent on average.
    • Business costs: Any catering cost will also include the cost for the company to do business such as insurance, employee wages, commercial kitchen space and more.

    Actual Requests

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    Need catering (full service)

    Columbus, OH

    • Event type
      Other (Wedding )
    • Which meal
      Dinner
    • Interested in the following cuisine
      Italian
    • Serving style
      Buffet
    • Staff needed
      Set up: Yes, Server(s): Yes, Bartender(s): No, Clean up: Yes, I don't need any staff: No
    • Head count
      100-125
    • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
      No dietary restrictions
    • Details
      I would like to stay within my total budget of no more than $2700
    • $2500
      Average price

    Need catering (drop-off)

    Columbus, OH

    • Interested in the following cuisine
    • Serving style
      Buffet
    • Head count
      75-100
    • Budget per person
    • Details
      No bbq
    • $1500
      Average price

    Need catering (full service)

    Columbus, OH

    • Event type
      Other (Wedding)
    • Which meal
      Dinner
    • Interested in the following cuisine
      Italian
    • Serving style
      Buffet
    • Staff needed
      Set up: Yes, Server(s): No, Bartender(s): Yes, Clean up: Yes, I don't need any staff: No
    • Head count
      125-150
    • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
      No dietary restrictions
    • Details
      We will likely be bringing our own alcohol but we'd like to have the option of a bartender with the catering service
    • $3000
      Average price
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