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East Providence Home Chefs

Browse these home chefs with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in East Providence.

Top Pro
Jen Royle: Dare To Taste
4.9
from 97 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Seth S.
Verified review

Jen is amazing. I had no idea what having a chef in our home would be like, and it exceeded my expectations. It was such a pleasure to have Jen in our home, and we fell in love with her personality just as much as her food. She gave a small cooking lesson to my wife and her 10 friends for her birthday and then fed them a five-course meal. Everyone loved the food and is still talking about it. But they also loved meeting Jen, and to us, that was just as important. I wouldn't hesitate to hire her again.

Sara's Cooking
4.8
from 78 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 145 hires on Thumbtack
Lois F.
Verified review

My experience with Sara's Cooking was most positive. Our son and fiance sadly needed to postpone their wedding plans a few weeks before the actual wedding date. Because so many people had made plans, purchased airline tickets...etc. We decided to turn our lemons into lemonade by hosting a friends and family event on the date the wedding would have been. We had committed to having Sara's Cooking for the wedding and now we needed to switch gears in changing our venue. Sara graciously and easily accommodated our switch and do so with utmost kindness. The food was most incredible with an international flare, home cooked goodness and beautiful presentation. I purposely had chosen Sara's Cooking because her menu selections grabbed my attention right away. My husband and I were not disappointed and neither were our guests. The chefs are topnotch, pay careful attention to detail, friendly, fun and were most accommodating to all our needs as we hosted our gathering. I will always recommend them and use them again for future events.

Top Pro
  • 24 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bill P.
Verified review

Daniel is an accomplished chef and caterer. We have hired him for graduation and dinner parties and each time he has made each event spectacular to the point where all the guests asked for his contact information. Daniel's has a real talent for creating, cooking, seasoning and presenting plates that never disappoint. We do not hesitate to recommend Daniel to others and would and will hire him over and over again.

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J&L Catering
4.9
from 46 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michael C.
Verified review

John & Laurel (THE J&L) are fantastic to work with. They take a concept, add their own creative spark to it and deliver a product that exceeds all expectations. Laurel is organized and attentive, while Chef John is amazing. His flair for presentation gives a special look that adds to the taste of the food.

  • 17 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
Claudia C.
Verified review

Excellent fine dining in the comforts of home with the chef's charm included! Everything was scrumptious, we learned some tidbits about the food and its preparation, and the kitchen was spotless when dinner was over!

William Ference Catering
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Kim S.
Verified review

William has been providing personal chef services for my family for a few months now. I can't say enough positive things about him as well as his food! It is like bringing a five star chef into your home. William's food is superb - expertly made, beautifully prepared and plated (if you want) and delicious. William is a pleasure to have in our home as well and works with you to develop the menu and is open to suggestions and feedback. I would highly recommend him for catering and personal chef services.

Hostess Catering
4.7
from 36 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Elise H.
Verified review

Hostess Catering made our Division Holiday party so spectacular. The food was amazing, and I really appreciated the effort they put into helping us customize the menu. At the event itself, all staff were extremely professional, friendly and efficient. Everyone was raving about how much they liked the set-up and food, and the hosts (who held the event at their home in Brookline), said it was the least stressful event they'd ever been a part of. Our ONLY complaint is that, although we stressed that we had a few lactose-intolerant guests, the rice pilaf had butter in it, which we think could have been avoided and allowed for more options for the few who couldn't eat milk products. Otherwise, GREAT EVENT. Thanks ladies!

K&G Catering
4.5
from 33 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Heather A.
Verified review

The food was so very good, and there was so much of it . The price was unbeatable, so it fit my budget perfectly. I would recommend Kenneth Hayes highly. The food was hot and arrived when it was suppose to. It tasted like my mother's home cooking without all the work. Sincerely, Heather

Lori Rizzo Events
4.7
from 30 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
Janet F.
Verified review

Lori, her partner Sam and her staff made my small event seamless. Lori and I were able to effectively communicate via email and text a half a dozen times in the span of 17 days which proved a tremendous value for me in terms of my time and energy. The team were prompt, professional, friendly, anticipated my needs and stayed on top of everything all night. They met and exceeded all my expectations and received rave reviews from my 50 guests. Chef Jim and Crew Debbie and Jim - I welcome you back anytime. It was so much fun to work with you. Chef Jim - The food and presentation was awesome and abundant. Thank you! Debbie and Jim - thank you for staying on top of the time and making it effortless for me to stay on schedule and stlll be able to enjoy the party with my guests. I look forward to working with all of you again.

Malone Catering
4.8
from 29 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Julie S.
Verified review

Chef Malone and staff are awesome! Malone Catering catered our wedding on 9/28. We had a casual buffet style dinner. The guests RAVED about how good the food was! The quality of the food was exceptional! Chef Marty & staff were all very friendly, professional and attentive. We really couldn't have asked for anything more! We even have some friends and family who want to use Malone Catering for future events! Outstanding quality and service, you can't go wrong!

Defined Palate
4.6
from 21 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Victoria C.
Verified review

We had an extraordinary family gathering thanks to Stephen and his fantastic cooking. He managed to keep everyone happy, even the pickiest of eaters. Our family members from age 3-83 loved the food! What a treat to have a chef prepare a wonderful meal for us (he even cleaned up, too). We'd recommend him to anyone!

Top Pro
  • 12 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nathalie L.
Verified review

Benjamin catered a fantastic selection of delicious healthy items at our holiday party. He timed the food perfectly and made sure the party flowed. He is delightful and a gifted chef. He will be our go to chef for all events!

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Happy Eats Catering
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sarah G.
Verified review

Vanessa helped us with an engagement party of about 30 guests in our home. She helped coordinate serving drinks, food, and cleaning up. She was a delight to have at the party, very professional, and was a huge help. Highly recommend working with Vanessa for any party needs.

Top Pro
Chef Michael Haigh
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Mike cooked a beautiful and delicious meal for our bachelorette party. He was prompt, brought all his own equipment and ingredients, and cleaned everything immaculately. Mike was a fun addition to our celebration and was courteous yet charismatic. The meal was to die for, and Mike prepared a large menu while accommodating dietary restrictions. I feel confident that every guest at the party would hire Mike again. Of all the events that day, the chef was the best! Thanks, Mike!!

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The Aipyn Catering
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Laura A.
Verified review

Working with Aipyn has been a treat. I have used the company for two different parties. People from both parties are still talking about the food, the wonderful service, and the lovely chef. The food is beyond words. I can’t wait for my next event this summer. Best wishes, and thank you again.

Pixie Dust Gourmet
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Catherine L.
Verified review

Beth has been very easy to work with, and we love her food. She is extremely flexible, and is willing to either cook at her own home and deliver, or cook in your home. She will either provide you with a menu, or let you send her recipes! And the food is delicious and healthy. We're glad we found her and decided to give a personal chef a try! It's really helped the weeknight dinner rush and made evenings more enjoyable with the family since we can focus on being together after a long day, rather than worrying about what's for dinner!

SommeChef
5.0
from 7 reviews
    Steve A.
    Verified review

    Don is absolutely the best home chef who has prepared full meals for our busy family. Everyone, from Mom and Dad to the kids ranging from teenager to toddler, raves about his delicious and well planned meals. As a testament, everyone would rather eat Don's home prepared meals than go out to a restaurant, especially if the meal if followed up by one of his wife's homemade cookies! His service allows us to eat fine cuisine together as a family without worrying about "keeping a lid" on the little ones at a nice restaurant.

    • 10 years in business
    • 10 hires on Thumbtack
    Colin S.
    Verified review

    Nina is a very fine server. She arrived on time, was cordial to both my clients and to me. She anticipated things without me having to ask and she followed through. Both my clients and I are very pleased the way the dinner went. Thank you, Chef Colin Shea.

    Chef Matthew Stogryn
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 18 years in business
    • 5 hires on Thumbtack
    Marvin L.
    Verified review

    Matt is the consummate professional, with a great culinary sense as to what would work best with a large and diverse group. We were dealing with a lot of different types of foodie personalities and Matt helped us come up with a tasting menu that made sense for everyone. Even more important, once the dishes were decided upon, his execution was flawless. I would say that some of his suggestions were the stand outs of the evening, so i will just let him come up with the menu next time. Thanks for making our evening memorable and tasty

    The other helper
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    ASHLEY H.
    Verified review

    First I want to start off by saying thank you so much Francesa. This was my first time hiring a chef and using this website. I tried to book her since Monday but I was terriable with communication. I finally reached her Thursday via phone which was the day I actually needed her. I was also at work and only could talk for a few minutes. I quickly expressed how much I wanted to surprise my mom and quickly told her my moms favorite food. Believe it or not she was available and took on the job. I also texted her during the day just to make sure it wasn't a scam. She was great she kept reassuring me everything will be perfect. Francesa arrived on time and immediately starting cooking. She was quite in the kitchen and didn't bother anyone she brought her own ingredients and also left the remaining ingredients for me to use at a later time. Dinner was perfect she also simg to my mom (bless her beautiful voice) and CLEANED!!! job well done I will book again

    Nan J.
    Verified review

    My daughter loved all of her birthday cakes from Melany's Designs and Cakes! She always insisted on having one from Melany. The cakes were works of art!

    Actual Requests

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    Need Drop-Off Caterer

    Swansea, MA

    • Event type
      Birthday party
    • Which meal
      Dinner
    • Dishes and beverages
      Other (pasta bar)
    • Interested in the following cuisine
      Italian
    • Serving style
      Buffet
    • Head count
      10-25
    • Budget per person
      $10-$20 per person
    • Dietary restrictions, allergies, and preferences
      No dietary restrictions
    • Details
      sweet sixteen
    • $321.25
      Average price

    Need a Cooking Skills Instructor

    East Providence, RI

    • Reason for cooking lessons
      Personal enrichment, Other (jobs)
    • Interested in the following cooking skills
      Basic cooking skills, Knife skills, Roasting and braising, Grilling, Baking - bread, Baking - desserts and pastries, I'm not sure yet
    • Cuisine interest
      Italian
    • Food preferences, health issues, dietary restrictions, or food allergies
      Please describe here (not now)
    • Number of students
      Over 10
    • Student age(s)
      Adult (over 18)
    • Experience
      Beginner
    • Frequency
      Ongoing classes
    • Lesson length
    • Willing to join an existing group?
    • Day preference(s)
      Saturday
    • Time preference(s)
      Late afternoon (3-6pm)
    • Details
      just be patiente
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