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Pittsburgh Private Chefs

Browse these private chefs with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Pittsburgh.

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  • 31 years in business
  • 129 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Erin R.
Verified review

My wife gave me a Personal Chef Experience for my birthday. Chef Scott spent a lot of time with us working out a dinner plan. We decided to do a number of Tapas dishes. Chef Scott arrived on time, had everything ready when guest arrived and it all looked amazing. As we began to dig in, it was all exceptional. There was more food than could be eaten and Chefs interaction with our guest was a hit. We hope to use Chef Scott again. We have done several of these types of events and Chef Scott is clearly the best we have used. I strongly recommend him to anyone thinking of doing this sort of event. PS: Although everything was beautifully prepared and tasted great, the Asian Ahi Tuna Ceviche with Avocado Mango on Spicy Won Ton was really one of the best things I have ever eaten. I encourage you to work it into your menu somehow.

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ShefShaun | PurplePlate
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Abby G.
Verified review

I had never used Thumbtack before this experience. I was planning a dinner party for my sister's bachelorette party and wanted to do something extra special -- so we decided to get a private chef. ShefShaun answered my request promptly and was extremely easy to work with through direct email. I gave him our budget and he was able to come up with an amazing menu within our parameters. We were expecting a total of 12 guests. The day of the event he arrived two hours before the meal and provided all the dinnerware we needed (plates, silverware, cloth napkins, and offered wine glasses). The house smelled wonderful as he worked on preparing our meal -- we opted for a salad course, plated appetizer, and entree. When dinner time arrived his assistant was fabulous and made sure that we were taken care of and did not lift a finger. He explained each course to us as it was served including our refined chef's salad, arancini with tomato and mushrooms, and seared chicken breast supreme. ShefShaun and Dawn were both extremely professional and a pleasure throughout the evening. One of the highlights was that ShefShaun brought all of his own supplies and equipment. In addition to preparing an exceptional meal, ShefShaun made sure to leave the kitchen spotless afterwards. I have never used a private chef before this event. ShefShaun exceeded all expectations. I would highly recommend him to anyone considering having a special dinner party event.

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ATWC, Inc
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Cathy M.
Verified review

I found Chef Art through Thumbtack but I was not the person who hired him. However, I was a guest at the party. Such a wonderful, personable man. He was so kind to an impromptu 4 year old attendee, including her in some pasta making. Clearly she was adding work but he never batted an eye and made everyone really enjoy the experience. The food was FANTASTIC!!

Kimberley Ashlee Catering
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Audrey H.
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Kimberley Ashlee Catering provided a fabulous dinner for my husbands 50th birthday! We had a three course meal for 14 people and they were able to meet all my needs in a very short time span. Loved everything they made and Josh paired wines with each course, which were fantastic! We are huge red wine lovers, so when we had a Viognier with the salad course we were all a little nervous- no need, we all loved the wine, it was perfect for the warm evening and salad! They are a farm to table caterer and the beef course was so tender and delicious, everyone is still raving about it. Josh and Kimberley introduced the courses and the wines and were so gracious and kind, I felt very comfortable with them immediately. They left my kitchen cleaner then when they got there! I cannot say anything negative about this caterer. In fact I am trying to plan another event so that we can have them back! I highly recommend Kimberley Ashlee Catering!

Square Cafe & Food Truck
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Richard K.
Verified review

Square Cafe hosted a private birthday party for my family and it was a great experience, from the planning to the party itself. Sherree and her staff were very helpful and supportive and the food and service were incredible! The same has been true whenever I stop in for lunch. Square Cafe is a wonderful place to share a meal or have a private party!

  • 17 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Lisa G.
Verified review

Chef Mark made the trip up to New Bethlehemto assist in the all important decisions concerning our milestone event. After the visit we decided to host the event at the owners home. Utilizing his fully equipped kitchen for final preparation. There was no choosing form a pre-set menu. Chef mark customized a five course meal based on the hour that we spent together. In that time he got to understand our preferences, budget, and the flow of the evening Chef mark and his staff clearly exceeded our expectations. The food was incredible, the presentation was breathtaking and the staff was professional and moved seamlessly throughout the entire event.

Traveling chef
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea C.
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Saved our Thanksgiving dinner by accommodating a last minute request. The food was delicious and exactly what we requested. The Chef was professional, friendly and timely. Thank you!! We will be in touch again!

The Healthy Yinzer LLC
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
David T.
Verified review

Searching for a trainer was hard for me, I wanted someone who is educated and could answer any questions that came up. After finding him on the Tumbtack app, I noticed he had multiple degrees and he was also a chef! So I hired him and after the first day I could tell he was truly something special. His knowledge and his workouts are something I look forward to each week. I would have Nick live in my guesthouse if I could! That’s how good he is. He is always coming up with different workouts and is always supplying me with healthy recipes to cook right after our workouts! He is fantastic and I couldn’t recommend him more!

Green Light Meals
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Reynolds C.
Verified review

I used Green Light Meals to cater a private family dinner to celebrate my wife’s 75th birthday. The entire family came home for the weekend to surprise her...and we did. However, we have a wide variety of food requirements within our family...medical gluten free, vegetarian, no sugar or artificial sweeteners, and no red meat. Green Light Meals customized the dinner with various entrees that met everyone’s personal selections. The food was excellent and the customer service was outstanding...including delivering the entire meal on Sunday of a long holiday weekend. The Hors D’Oeuvres, Salad, Entrees, and Side Vegetable Dishes all complimented each other. And the custom, gluten-free, three-layer white cake with with white icing was a real hit. With full confidence, I can highly recommend Green Light Meals.

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I provide an in-home professional chef service for those special occasions when only extraordinary cuisines will do. Using the finest ingredients available, I will produce a five-star restaurant meal in the comfort of your home. I have been an executive chef for 25 years, working in hotels, restaurants, and the airline industry. I trained at the Cordon Bleu in Paris, France, and at La Varenne in Burgundy, France.

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I am a personal chef specializing in vegetarian and vegan cuisine. I prepare soups, salads, stews, sandwiches and other hearty, healthy fare.

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Hello, my name is Trevor Weingartner. It is my pleasure to meet you. My wife and I recently moved to the Robinson/Airport area. My wife is a behavior specialist at the Watson Institute for children with disabilities. I am an assistant food service director for Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Highschool in Coraopolis PA. I oversee the food production for the High School (approx 400 kids+ Staff). I also prepare food for special functions and for the sisters and priests living on site. I have dedicated my life to the study of international food preperation and culture. I specialize in Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. I am proficient in all areas of food preparation. I am seeking a few clients to fill in my schedule. I know the pittsburgh area well, I source ingredients from local butchers, bakers, grocers and farmers in pursuit of the best ingredients available. I have child abuse/criminal background/fingerprint clearances, all clean, all current. *I have training in childhood development and am fantastic with kids. I am well versed in organic food puree and baby food prep. I prepare gluten free options routinely for the sisters and priests with many dietary restrictions at my convent accounts. I coach adults with high functioning autism at OLSH. My wife works as a Behavior Specialist and i volunteer with her. So while i have no direct care experience with children on the autism spectrum, i do have a lot of time interacting and teaching children and adults with different challenges. I work 7-2 Mon-Fri. When OLSH lets out for the summer i will be looking for clients to fill the gap of employment. If we develop a relationship i could be persuaded to come on full time depending on your situation. Chef Weingärtner

  • 7 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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Chef Marlon Angelo is a premier private chef service providing culinary services for high profile clients who desire extraordinary cuisine. He specializes in private and corporate catering for small to large scale events, such as weddings, banquets, music and sporting events, and more. Chef is also available for discreet services, such as private in-home catering and daily meal service. Chef Marlon Angelo's menus feature a variety of healthful, mouthwatering dishes using the finest and freshest vegetables and top-quality meats and seafood. Child, vegetarian, vegan, paleo, diabetic, and other special menus are available. Along with private catering and discreet services, Chef Marlon Angelo also offers himself as an independent contractor providing culinary services for businesses and restaurants, including guest chef services, recipe and menu development, professional consultations, and more.

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I can provide chef services for one or up to 25. I can deliver the food to you. I will prepare the type of cuisine that you desire with Lebanese as a specialty. I have 18 years of experience. I aim to please, so give me a chance.

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We are a full-service caterer. We are creating menus specific to the needs of our customers. From breakfast buffets, graduations, picnics, private parties, and corporate events to the wedding of your dreams, we can create the perfect menu to fit your event. Visit our website for a quick look at what we can do for you.

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I absolutely LOVE seeing being smile and enjoy the food I create for them. I feel very comfortable around people I don't even know, and will do anything in my power to please them.

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I am an executive chef at a retreat center, but will do private catering out of my commercial kitchen.

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We use only the freshest hand selected foods and will accommodate any requests that our clients may need to make their special occasion memorable to all of the guests!

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I travel to your home to prepare breakfast, lunch or dinners for you and your family and/or guest. I prepare for parties, private events or just great home cooked meals for your family!

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I will travel to homes and provide meals, including breakfast, luncheons, and dinner parties. I will do the shopping, set up, production and cleaning.

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I am a classically trained chef who takes pride in attention to detail. My motto and theme for cooking is "simple done right". It's understood that there is trending food today, but not everyone can afford the exquisite high-end food. I provide skillfully prepared familiar food with a twist that is reminiscent of home, with an introduction to a developed palette, which leaves my guests with a welcoming experience of the past and present on their taste buds.

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