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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 92 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 130 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.

Top Pro
Sara's Cooking
4.8
from 73 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 140 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro 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
  • 57 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.

Hostess Catering
4.6
from 36 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 66 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!

Top Pro
William Ference Catering
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro 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.

  • 17 years in business
  • 71 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!

  • 23 years in business
  • 62 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.

SYB Event Planning
4.8
from 34 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Habib B.
Verified review

hired Soraya to help with catering for our corporate event in Boston. From the day I found her, she has been nothing but pleasant and helpful with us. She came to see our office space and helped us with suggestions on floor plan. She customized a menu for us and the food was AMAZING!! I have never had steak tips like that before. She brought her wait staff on site and even the sous chef. Her company also provided the bar for us as well - the bartender was very friendly! We are all very happy with the outcome of this event and are definitely planning on using SYB Events and Catering again!

Blonde on the Run Catering
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Amy S.
Verified review

This past Sunday, Renee catered an engagement brunch for 33 people in our Needham home. I was a bit hesitant at first choosing Renee as I did not know anyone who had used her. After checking out her website and talking to her on the phone, I was confident I had chosen the right caterer for our celebration. Renee listened to my ideas and created a menu that was both elegant and rustic at the same time. Her food was out of this world and the presentation equally as brilliant. If you are looking for a special caterer with a special talent (think design and top chef) Renee is the one! I look forward to working with her again .

Malone Catering
4.6
from 27 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 24 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!

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!

Chef Michael Haigh
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 11 hires 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!!

Chocolate Rose Bakeshop
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Cheri B.
Verified review

I absolutely recommend this bakeshop! I have so many good things to say :) Firstly, the owner was kind enough not only to have me come to her shop and taste test/consult but she also gave me cupcakes to take home to my now husband. Secondly, THEY WERE DELICIOUS! Not a single one was left. Finally, the prices are by far the best I found! Thank you

That's Tasty
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Bill M.
Verified review

I have hired Claudia and That's Tasty on two occasions over the past two years. My first experience was for a 60th birthday bash for 11 close friends who all turned 60 in 2013. It was a casual affair at a friend's house in late August. Claudia and Dave were prompt, the presentation was attractive and the food was delicious. The avocado dip served with our many toasts to each others' good health was quickly devoured. The lasagna and meatballs for the entrees was tasty and we finished off with a delectable raspberry tiramisu. The second hire was for my uncle's collation. It was a solemn affair but Claudia brighten my family's spirits with a beautiful presentation and wonderful eats. The pepperoni and the steak and cheese stromboli were a big hit and Claudia's Sinful Cinnamon Sticky Buns were outrageously decadent. That's Tasty is at the top of my list when it comes to delicious home-cook food. I do not hesitate to highly recommend Claudia and Dave and look forward to the next time I will hire this dynamic food duo.

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!

Defined Palate
4.1
from 19 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Laurie H.
Verified review

Chef arrived early to set up his tools of the trade and presented guests with a delicious charcuterie board. Out in-home cooking class was great fun and introduced techniques and flavors for all!

The Aipyn Catering
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Audrey L.
Verified review

Shamia has been cooking for my family for 13 years. Her food is always delicious, and she has been a great help for all types of events- from catering for large parties, performance receptions, to weekly family dinners. She is our number 1 recommendation for anyone looking for a chef!

  • 10 years in business
  • 7 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.

MDB Hospitality LLC
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Margaret D.
Verified review

I had Michael and his staff at my house party. They all came at early to help set up the home for the party as in putting the buffet together putting out plate for appetizers, and setting up the bar. They clean after the party was done. I will make sure I tell my other friends about this company. THank you again for such a great time, I actually got to enjoy my company.

SommeChef
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
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.

  • New on Thumbtack
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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