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LK Culinary

4.9

(73)

  • 118 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours
  • Dallas, TX

Rache L.

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I’m not much of a cook so I wanted to hire Luke to prepare a meal for a special occasion but I wanted to test his skills before hand. So I first hired him to come by and prepare a meal with whatever I had in my kitchen….did I mention I’m not much of a cook :-). He surprised me with what he came up with and it tasted delicious!! So needless to say, what he prepared for my special occasion (with the proper items) was even better

Lee D.

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Chef Luke and his assistant, Roger, were absolutely outstanding. The entire evening ran smoothly and the food was extraordinary! He kept his promise and delivered an A1, five star meal and professional service!

Ashley R.

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Chef Roger came to our home to prepare a private meal for my husband and I. The food was excellent and so was the overall experience! Highly recommended!!

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  • 7 years in business
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 29 min

Onay A.

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My husband and I hired Chef Cassy for the preparation and service of a 3-hour, buffet-style brunch for 25 people in our home. Strong Points - Food was delicious. People loved the unique fried collard greens. Fried chicken was also delish. - Overall strong presentation and professionalism – Chef Cassy wore her chef's attire, her assistant was dressed all in black; both were very client service oriented (e.g. adapted to a minor last minute request easily); catered to the guests and the room by regularly refilling glasses and cleaning the tables; and had great positive energy. It's important for us to have people in our presence/ home with whom we can vibe, who are pleasant, and positive. - Kitchen spotless at the end of the job - Chef Cassy worked to have the pricing accommodate our budget. We ended up spending a little more than we wanted to, but thought that it was a reasonable total price. Areas for Improvement: - Food service (buffet style) could probably have been streamlined with pre-arrival food preparation. The delays were manageable and not really noticed by our guests (who were chatting, drinking, etc.) but it could have been smoother. - Had I known people were going to love the food so much (especially the chicken) I would have ordered more... most guests went back for seconds. Chef Cassy should have told me how amazing the food would be so I’d known to order extra!

Chris D.

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Chef Cassy recently came to my home and prepared dinner for our family. She was very helpful in customizing a menu to make everyone happy with each course of the meal. All the food was great, and the best part was that when she was done - no dirty dishes to clean. I would highly recommend Chef Cassy for any event (large or small) that you need food. While I cannot comment on how her service would be for larger events, her service for my 4 person family was perfect. She was easy to talk with and we really enjoyed having her in our home.

Tom H.

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Our first experience with Chef Cassy was fantastic! Her service, her food and her attention to my client's was above admirable. We especially appreciated her meal preparation. The food was extremely good, with all of the little touches one expect from a chef, not from a catering experience. We have already contracted with Chef Cassy for our next event and are planning on contracting with her deep into the future. It's five stars from Tom and Tammy Holland and THE Group, Inc. Thanks Chef!

  • 3 years in business
  • 114 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 16 hours

Rebecca S.

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Chef Jared cooked a delicious meal for us at the Airbnb we rented for a 12 person Bachelorette party. He was easy to work with and professional. And the food was delicious!!! (Strawberry ice cream was to die for). It was so nice to not have to worry about being in the kitchen while entertaining, and Chef Jared even did all of the cleanup. HIGHLY recommend hiring Chef Jared!

Kal G.

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Jared was a dream to work with. He was responsive and prompt and willing to be accommodating in a pinch. Very professional and courteous, and his food is bangin'. Our wedding guests raved about the brunch food prepared by Jared.

Stephen D.

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Made my wife's birthday party very special. The best meal cooked in our kitchen. Thank you, Jared for a wonderful evening. Steve

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  • 4 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Steve N.

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My wife and I Started Using Fancy"s Personal Chef Services in Early August and are still using the service as of this date. Chef Claudine prepares 5 meals with appropriate side and delivers the five meals in separate containers for each meal on the same day each week . We have been delighted with the chef service and all the meals prepared by Chef Claudine. We initially contacted the Chef through Thumbtack and had lengthy conversation regarding our specific meal needs. Chef Claudine then prepared a suggested menu with entrees by category-beef, chicken, fish pork, salad/ Each category had several entrees to choose from. We let Chef Claudine know our choices and then she prepares weekly the meals. As mentioned earlier all the meals have been delicious. We found Chef Claudine very easy to work with, that she was very imaginative in menu selections, that she has been open to suggestions for meals from us and that she has been timely and prompt in delivering the meals each week that we have used the chef service. After we had finished the first meal prepared by Chef Claudine I sent her an email that expresses our whole experience. The email said "Bravo Chef Claudine Delicious"

Nikita C.

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My 1st anniversary was 11.20.15. Claudine was excellent from the first moment I spoke to her over the phone. She was very professional, assisted me with planning the menu, came in on time, and had the meals prepared in a timely manner. She turned our home into a 5 ? restaurant. We met prior to that date to go over the contract, menu selection and I paid my deposit. My husband and I were extremely satisfied with her and she even cleaned up afterwards as if she was never there. Her culinary craft is amazing that's why she's considered a "Fancy" chef. It was Claudine's first time cooking a full meal in someone's home. We're forever grateful and this will be a wonderful memory for us both because of the excellent meal that was prepared for us. Whoever is reading this should know that your going to get great quality and quantity of food because she knows her way around the kitchen, even if it not her own. Your pallet will explode in a good way once you taste her food. Thanks so much! Nikita Cox

Christi R.

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Claudine is an excellent chef I have known for over 7 years. Before she entered into this field she had always been an excellent cook who took pride in the preparation of her meals and displayed great culinary skills. However, beyond the culinary gift itself, the meals are DELICIOUS and you will not be disappointed. She is definitely one to use as your personal chef for preparing meals for yourself, your family or for your events. She will also prepare healthy meal options. Claudine has prepared meals for me and my family and plates were left cleaned! Smiles on faces too!

  • 5 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 7 min

Kerry S.

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What a great experience! I loved working with Carolyn and was very pleased with the delicious meal she prepared. She was very helpful in advising me on menu choices, flexible in meeting the needs of a guest with special dietary needs, and a great communicator. She was timely. The food was beautifully presented. And the apple cake got rave reviews from my guests.

Robin Z.

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Carolyn's Cuisine has been delivering delicious meals to our house for several months. She offers quite a variety in the menu every week. I love that my husband can order a meat dish and I can order fish for dinner. It's quite good!

Harold D.

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Excellent correspondence; quality prepared meals. Look forward to more delicious dishes!

  • 14 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 15 hours

Mitzi D.

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I have contracted with City Kitchen multiple times and have always found their service to be very professional. The food always delicious and the service people always friendly and well trained. Often times. they have provided an almost turn key event for my needs. Thank you for the opportunity to express my opinion.

Nolan B.

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Jana was a pleasure to work with as well as the staff. The food and service was absolutely excellent, the table setting looked great and the staff handled their selves very professionally and was very polite. I would definitely use them again and would recommend them to anybody.

Tanisha P.

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Lunch and breakfast catering service was good.

  • 7 years in business
  • Dallas, TX

Chelsea L.

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Kaleidoscope Kitchen catered our wedding at Thistle Hill in Ft Worth.The food is incredible. Everyone complemented how great the service was, and how good the food tasted. We did a heavy orderves menu that was Mediteranean inspired. That Chic Pea salad!! Amazing! This company is well organized and dependable. I have even seen another wedding done by Kaleidoscope Kitchen, they definitely have consistent and dependable quality. This company is so proffesional, and we saw the kitchen and staff while they were working, cleanliness and proffesionalism are clearly very important t0 Kyla. Thistel Hill had strict restrictions on what kinds of food and beverage could be served, and Kyla was so accomodating. We love them! Looking forward to using Kaleidoscope Kitchen for private parties too. They are our go to for catering now.

Courtney D.

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My husband and I would like to thank Kaleidoscope Kitchen's owner Kyla and her assistants for catering our wedding! We envisioned a sit down banquet where our guests could be served their meal and that is exactly what we received. We had a three course meal that was absolutely amazing. Presentation means a lot to me and Kyla and her team delivered the best service I could imagine. Her attention to detail was phenomenal! I will definitely use her services in the future! Thanks kaleidoscope kitchen for making our special day unforgettable!! The Daggs

Caroline R.

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Upon the birth of my 2nd child, Kyla came in and prepared meals for our family (including a picky 3 yr old!). The food was delicious and healthy, and took away the stress of meal planning and preparing during a stressful/exhausting time! I would highly recommend her services!!

  • 8 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Dallas, TX

Bob W.

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Tim combined cooking for our family and making it a teaching moment. Tim was a combination teacher/chef for me who is someone just starting to appreciate the fun and art of cooking. The prepared meal was done perfectly. My favorite new technique that Tim demonstrated as well as helped me practice was the sous-vide method. He showed me how to use the equipment, bookmarked a website with recipes and videos and explained how to adjust for time and temperature. Again, not only is Tim a great chef, but also a great teacher. I enjoyed the meal more knowing how it was prepared. Whether you just want to have an expert chef prepare your food or combine it with a lesson, I highly recommend Tim.

Sheila B.

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Great! Tim was able to teach a group of self proclaimed "cooking experts" a lot. The class was well organized, the meal was fantastic, the environment was warm. Tim did a spectacular job!

Richard D.

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Tim made an imaginative, superb meal for a work function. The taste, variety and uniqueness of the food was memorable.

  • 8 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 7 hours

Trebbe J.

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My non-profit organization held an intensive board meeting, and we had Tastefully Texas cater our lunches for three days in a row. Patricia responded immediately to my query, then promptly sent a sample menu and pricing details. The food was delicious, fresh, and carefully prepared. Each meal even included selections that respected the dietary requirements of a couple of people in the group. The service was also outstanding: punctual, thorough, friendly, and neat.

Pat T.

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Patricia and staff were great. She followed up with me prior to the event. Unfortunately, due to family emergency, I was not on site to greet/meet Patricia in person. I did speak to the school director and she really liked the food and service provided by Patricia. She mentioned that Patricia was punctual and set up/service of food was great. I look forward to booking her in the future.

Melissa P.

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I had Texas Catering cater my birthday party for about 100 guests. The food was delicious and the service and set up was top notch. I received so many compliments on the event. I will definitely be using them again in the future.

  • 2 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Dallas, TX

Jessica F.

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So what rating is better than "outstanding?" Because that is what Roger and his team deserve. Every detail imaginable was thought of and taken care of. He worked nonstop all night, as well as his 2 assistants, to ensure the evening went perfectly. In the days leading up to my husband's birthday party, he was so dependable, so available, and so reassuring to me to help me make this a superior evening. And it was! The food was delicious! At my request, he prepared for us a traditional Brazilian feast of feijoada along with a tantalizing charcuterie board and other hot, freshly grilled hors d'oeuvres to begin the evening. He thought of and brought everything (up 2 flights of stairs- no less)! Beautiful serving dishes, linens, silverware, plates, even glasses for all of the drinks. He made as delicious caipirinhas for drinks and his wife/partner made a to-die-for 20 layer chocolate cake that everyone raved about! I could not have pulled off this event without Roger's monstrous effort and flawless execution. Preparedness, food, service, personality, and the cleaning up afterward all deserve the highest rating. And even with all of that, he worked with me on the price beforehand. Several guests asked for his information. Well done, Roger. You chose the right line of work because I could not imagine anyone being better st what they do than you!

Kelly D.

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Roger was very professional and extremely easy to work with. I explained to him over the phone my expectations, and he had great recommendations. I am allergic to gluten and I was so impressed with his knowledge about gluten and great menu ideas. We ended up having the entire menu gluten free and not one guest complained. The food was amazing!! Every single person raved about the food. From the appetizer to main dish, it was ALL delicious! I highly recommend Soirée Chef Group.

William H.

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Chef Roger provided one of the best experiences for my wife's birthday dinner party. All of my guest raved about the food. The service was impeccable. Everything was timed out perfect. I highly recommend anyone who is looking to hire a professional chef for a private event to strongly consider Chef Roger. We will be using Chef Roger again.

  • 11 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Arlington, TX

Meagan B.

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Jen was outstanding! She has a great personality and prepared us an incredible meal. The detail, taste and presentation of all the dishes made evident her 5 star experience. I highly recommend her for any type of event (ours was a small dinner) and can confidently say she will deliver a memorable evening!

Ronnie C.

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What a wonderful experience. The food was incredible and Jen was an absolute delight. I will recommend her to all of my friends!

Tanner L.

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We had a beautifully prepared dinner for 9 patrons of our art gallery. The staff and the food was great!

  • 12 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours

Rebecca W.

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Anne has worked with me in the catering field. I find her to be highly professional, innovative, and reliable. Her attention to detail is outstanding and her sunny disposition is a plus! Anne maintains a high standard of excellence in menu design and food preparation.

Jw B.

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I've had two dinner parties that Anne has provided yummy custom dishes. She goes out of her way to ensure you get what you asked for. And she perfectly pairs the beverage's and desserts to match your meal and the party theme. Can't wait to call her for my next party.

Janetta N.

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This is the best decision ever!!! She goes above and beyond for me and the preparation of my meals. Love Anne and her delicious meals she prepares for me.

  • 1 year in business
  • Dallas, TX

Charlie C.

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Best Paella I've ever had ever! I have tried paellas all over Spain, and hands down her's is the tastier best prepared one. To my surpriseand knowing that here in Dallas she doesn't have access to the prime material she can find in Spain, she still does it better. I don't want to imagine how good would it be if she got the fresh seafood you can get in Spain. Just out of this world!

Juan G.

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I order a Spanish Paella with her and it was the best paella I ever tried. She prepared a typical seafood based paella with shrimps, fresh squids, and monkfish. The rice was cooked to perfection. I am from Spain, I tried many different versions of this typical spanish dish and I honestly can say that this was the best version I have ever eaten. Thanks Laura.

Alejandro C.

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Outstanding service, the paella is full of flavor and delicious.

  • 12 years in business
  • Arlington, TX

Harry M.

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Before I started doing business with Taste Of Miami Catering, I was eating TV dinners (very unhealthy according to my doctor) all the time because I do not cook. Since I met the owner at a picnic last summer, I have been getting real home cooked meals delivered to my house every week. The foods are great, they are different cuisine every week, and she can also custom the menu to meet your taste buds for the week. I would recommend this great service to anybody who is in a similar situation as me, or just do not have time to cook, or just want to try some new foods. Give Taste Of Miami Catering chance to serve you some great foods, and you will not regret it.

Dallas J.

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Ms Carline is the epitome of a true chef, able to prepare whatever meals your palate desires. Trust me, you will not be disappointed! This woman can cook anything and everything—deliciously so.

Tee S.

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Ms. Gossom is very knowledgeable, she has a very relaxing and friendly personality. The meals were very tasty. I would highly recommend her.

  • 4 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Allen, TX

Sandra W.

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EXCEEDED EXPECTATIONS....Griffs Catering is AWESOME!!!! I used Griff's Catering for my Daughter-in-Law's Baby Shower on July 12th. They were the first to respond, presented a sample menu based on only a few details I had shared, and that menu was perfect for what I had in mind. I wanted all to be perfect and they calmed any "fist time customer fears" by providing references that I could call and were pro-active and responsive all thru the process. I worked with Darcy for the planning and she was a shining star in assisting with all the details, making suggestions, and efficiently handling all adds and changes that I made thru the process!! The end result was SPECTACULAR and truly exceeded all expectations!! They came early, which made this hostess feel very confident.... set up was seamless, the presentation was beautiful and the best part...the food was amazing!! All of our guest raved about the food and said hands down, it was the best Baby Shower they had ever attended! Thank you Chef Nick and Darcy for making Baby Enzo's Shower the absolute best!! P.S. Baby Enzo arrived early on July 23rd, Happy, Healthy and we look forward to using you for future family events!! I know my guest will be contacting you for their catering needs as well!! A thousand thank you's!!!

Nina W.

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EXCELLENT CATERING SERVICE!! They provided food for my wedding last month and everybody raced about the food! The chicken fajita wraps are to die for! Highly recommend! 5++ stars!!

Darcy C.

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The food and service Griff's catering presented at my 50th birthday party was unbeatable! You'll love working with Griffs catering planning any event. They are the nicest people.

  • 5 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 11 hours

Sonya W.

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This was a perfect Thanksgiving dinner. It was on time and cooked perfectly. Complete order was to perfection. We will definitely be using Sprig of Thyme Catering again for our family events. I live out of state and Connor was so accommodating to make the dinner perfect for our family. Thank You!

Kirsten M.

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Connor & his team did a great job catering my bridal shower. His buffet presentation and food quality was superb! I would highly recommend them!

Tracy S.

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Service and Food was outstanding!

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Crowley, TX

Christopher B.

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Red Star catered our 4th of July event. Approximately 15 people. The pork tenderloin was very well seasoned and cooked perfectly. Side salad had pecans, and apples with a vinaigrette which was different for us, but very good. Roasted potatoes with a western seasoning complemented the pork very well. During the meal preparation they even gave a quick knife handling / chopping class which was nice for our home cooks.

Karol M.

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I sell new homes and had a community function and used Red Star Catering. Just one call and they take care of everything you need! The people could not stop talking about the food and the deserts. They use high quality ingredients and have hearty portions. I highly recommend the for any type of gathering.

  • 1 year in business
  • Forney, TX

Rebecca P.

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Jeff is a superb chef. He is responsive and flexible to even the most unique dietary requirements. He created delicious and creative food which is thoughtfully high value. He has catered for us everything from small meals to large parties. We can't recommend him more highly!

  • 2 years in business
  • Dallas, TX

Khari T.

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Great job!! Awesome meal prep and nutrition services. Great catering services and single needs chef. Food is the bomb!! Keep it up!

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  • 8 years in business
  • Dallas, TX

Rog S.

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The Best of home style Mediterranean cooking with vegan options. Her food is always delicious and fresh. It is gluten, sugar and salt free. I am never disappointed with her meals. They are nutritious and DELICIOUS. Vegan Chocolates are a plus.

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