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The Comfort Queen
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Joseph M.
Verified review

I love to cook but there are days when I have so much running around to do that at the end of the day I just don’t have the time to prepare a meal. A friend told me about The Comfort Queen and how they can prep your food or deliver food to your door even cook with/for you and your family. Although skeptical I gave them a call and spoke to Michelle. She’s lively to say the least and even more so in person but we hit it off great. The prices we discussed for her services are quite reasonable and truthfully I know I spend more than that dining outside. I decided to try the Spicy Shrimp Empanadas and Oxtail Stew in red wine with capers. We arranged a time for the following week and right on schedule Michelle arrived. I showed her the kitchen and she instantly started to organize my prepared food and it smelled amazing. All I can say is even before Michelle left half of the shrimp empanadas were devoured by my family. To say that Michelle did her thing would definitely be a gross understatement. I’m already looking at setting up one of her family classes so we can cook together. Thanks Michelle and thanks to the Comfort Queen.

  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Chelsea C.
Verified review

We used Mediterranean Catering for my parents 30th anniversary party last weekend and I couldn't be happier with the outcome! Angelo provided a fantastic spread of Italian cuisine that all of my guests raved about! The food was delicious and the presentation was flawless! I will definitely be using Mediterranean Catering for all of our future events!

S and R Catering
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Jenn T.
Verified review

Great just like home cooked Thanksgiving dinner. Just what we asked for.

Sublime catering
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Miranda W.
    Verified review

    We received excellent service along with a superb meal. The barbecue chicken and ribs were unbelievably tender and delicious. The sides were original and yummy! We have had the fish, shrimp, and chicken tacos - all of which were amazing. Our family plans on using Sublime again in the future. I would highly recommend Sublime catering to anyone who is wanting a truly home cooked, delicious meal. Thank you Sublime Catering!

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    We provide cooking classes and birthday parties for children and adults at the customer's location. We offer a hands-on approach to getting kids in the kitchen through the love of food! They will mix, chop, roll and juice, to name a few. We offer classes like foods around the world, decadent desserts, cupcake decorating, awesomely organic, and much, much more! Contact us directly for more information.

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    I offer private chef catering service focusing on a personally designed menu. I will customize to any style or budget that the client requires. My 30 years of experience as a chef gives me a unique set of skills. Let me plan your special event.

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    I've been cooking for 38 years, and I know how to extract my love into every dish I make. I will be giving you meals that taste out of this world.

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    I'm a Culinary Institute of America graduate who's also had experience in various international cuisine. I have practical as well as formal training in organizing and cooking events form weddings, graduations, sweet 16 parties, barbecues, pig roasts, brunches, and all off premises catering. I also have access to staffing covering any type of events. In closing, I can guaranteed the best possible pricing since my overhead is minimal.

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    Chef Alice offers both catering and cooking classes in a variety of cuisines. If you are looking for an upscale change from the usual baked ziti and boring steamed vegetables, then Chef Alice's gourmet-innovative menu is for you. Her popular hands-on classes will teach you essential culinary techniques, proper knife skills, and countless tricks of the trade to make your time in the kitchen easier and enjoyable. Classes are approximately three hours in length and include recipes and a lovely sit-down meal. Looking for the perfect gift? Chef Alice offers online printable gift certificates. Check out the testimonials page to read what others have to say!

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    I'm a talented chef with 20 years of experience. I currently work as an executive banquet chef for Ehrhardts Waterfront resort. I'm willing to give private cooking lessons as well as come and cater your small party needs. This is if you are just interested in me coming and cooking several meals, alone, or only 2 people. You can just freeze and reheat the food.

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    I make great meals. If you want something specific and have a recipe for it, I'll make it. I love cooking.

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    Everything I prepare is done from the heart, fresh herbs and spices, and seasonings. I am specializing in soul food as well as international cuisine. I have been cooking since I was 16, almost 30 years behind the stove. My skills and love for my creations will delight and tantalize your taste buds.

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    We will provide passionately made food for almost any cuisine. I can also teach cooking skills, how to be more organized and healthy diet plans.

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    I provide in-home cooking for any occasion. I offer personal touch to desired individuals and small groups only with 8-12 people maximum.

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    I will cook or bake for you. I am specializing in soul food and desserts (Northeast PA). Hello, my name is Asia. I will come and cook or bake for you. For instance, if you’re having a big dinner, a baby shower, or a bridal shower, or you just don't feel like cooking and you want to try something different, I'm the one for you. I specialize in soul food (fried chicken, baked turkey, fried green tomatoes, baked macaroni and cheese, candied yams, collard greens, cabbage, deep fried turkey wings, sweet potato honey cornbread stuffing, apple gravy porkchops, and more), but I can make regular stuff too like spaghetti, steak, and baked tilapia. I also specialize in desserts. I make about 20 different cakes (Oreo cake, chocolate chip cookie cake, blue velvet cake, red velvet, banana pudding cake, cotton candy cake, pina colada surprise cake, sweet potato cake, carrot cake, and sock it to me pistachio pound cake, just to name a few. I also make pies: sweet potato cheese cake pie and banana pineapple cream pie. The list goes on and on. I just love to cook! My prices are very reasonable. We can work something out, and I can either bring the food cooked to you or either come and cook it at your place. Whichever works for you, we can work it out! I want you to know that I do have my ServeSafe certificate, and I was in the Scranton Times for winning the flavor of the week contest, for my delicious "fried green tomatoes." I hope to hear from you, and I also help with planning baby showers, wedding showers and anniversary parties. Oh, and also, if you want to surprise someone with a homemade meal and want to pretend that you made it, I'm fine with that too. If you have any questions, just give me a call or a text. I will travel a little further if the need is really there! Thanks, and I appreciate you so much for taking the time to read this ad. Take care!

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    I can cook in your home or from my restaurant for your family. In your home, I will cook and clean the kitchen. Also, I would make family snacks.

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    I am a personal cook who is available for all occasions -- weddings, BBQs, church functions, and private parties specializing in Jamaican and American cuisine if you need that grill burning all night.

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    I teach basic and advanced Mexican recipes and cooking techniques. It is very interactive for students to be participating in preparation and the actual cooking of these recipes.

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    Maria Alampi, an NRA training counselor, is CEO of Stir and Shoot, LLC. She and her late husband, Anthony, created Stir and Shoot, LLC as an avenue for their greatest and shared passions: shooting sports and cooking. Maria Alampi emigrated to the United States from a small village in Italy. Aside from firearms instruction, Ms. Alampi conducts cooking classes based upon her family’s cookbook. Ms. Alampi’s recipes have been enjoyed at many family dinner tables, and her catering preparations have graced the tables of US Congressmen, NJ Statesmen, and local charitable events. Ms. Alampi’s cooking classes can accommodate up to 8 people per seating. Maria will guide you through the preparation of an entire meal of her family recipes—which you will immediately indulge in! Come! And bring your family and friends! Couples find it to be a memorable date night. If you are an owner of a gun, you owe it to yourself, as well as your loved ones, to be trained properly in firearm use, not only for protection against criminals who might break-in to harm but also to guard your family from catastrophic gun accidents that can destroy the innocent lives of those we love. Stir and Shoot, LLC offers nationally recognized NRA basic courses in shooting skills, home firearms safety, as well as crime prevention, and also provides advanced NRA courses in personal protection within and outside the home qualified people.

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    I am very passionate about cooking, meal prep, helping others out, etc. I love what I do and im looking to help out families as much as I can whether they are busy with work, taking care of children, school, etc, I can have dinner on the table in no time!

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    SME Events creates unforgettable events with great food! We are a Slate Belt Area based private caterer who can adapt to any event to suit your needs. We are Culinary Institute of America trained and ServSafe certified with more than 20 years of experience. Our services range from private dinner parties, cooking classes/demonstrations, as well as drop off or full-service catering. We can easily accommodate simple outdoor BBQ events to elaborate weddings. Your vision can come to a reality today with the culinary expertise of SME Events.

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    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.

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