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Alexandria Personal Chefs

Browse these personal chefs with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Alexandria.

Top Pro
  • 24 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jorge V.
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I HIGHLY recommend Chef Serge. He was our personal chef for my wife’s 40th birthday dinner and he made the celebration memorable. He was approachable and easy to work with since the moment we started coordinating and discussing dinner options, and he made the whole experience very enjoyable. He cooked a five-course menu for 11 people, and everyone was impressed with his well-prepared, top quality dishes (we are still talking about his delicious duck confit!). We paired the food with 1975 wines and the pairing was perfectly balanced. I am very glad that he cooked for us, and would definitely hire him again as personal chef in the future.

A Private Affair
4.5
from 41 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Ryan C.
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Chef Jacky is really a joy to cook with. She held a cooking lesson for my family and I, and we had an absolute blast and learned a lot! She was friendly, hilarious, and effective. I intend to definitely schedule more cooking lessons in the future.

Sweet Bazil, llc
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Adia B.
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The presence of Sweet Basil made our family reunion sweet. Catering to 50 plus people, the personal chef single handedly set up, prepared and transitioned appetizers, entrees and desserts effortlessly throughout the event. Professionalism at its best!!

Epicurean Nutrition Catering
4.6
from 25 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
John F.
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How do you plan a reception for 500-600 people where approximately 200 of them are famished teenagers or preteens? The answer: you contact Esther Marandure, Executive Chef, of the Epicurean Nutrition Catering Company. Ester, thank you, thank you, thank you all for the wonderful work you did to make the reception after the Northern Virginia Youth Winds December Concert a smashing success. I cannot tell you how many people have said this was one of the best receptions they had been to. The food was excellent and beautifully presented as I knew it would be after attending the tasting. Many people remarked how wonderful it was. The staff was also so delightful to work with, all very friendly and attentive. Please make certain that they all know how much they were appreciated. Your young man and the young lady are truly gracious hosts, professionally attired, helpful, and courteous; their manner speaks well of their home and family. NVYW will use your services again and without reservation, recommends your services. We have already done so. The very best of luck with your endeavors. John Flahive Founder NVYW EPICUREAN NUTRITION CATERING COMPANY 14571 Collingham Place GAINESVILLE, Virginia 20155 Contact Information 703-395-9338 www.epicureanutritioncatering.com

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MOD Arts
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Saniya A.
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I am so happy to write this review for the excellent service provided by Mary. Mary is not only a great professional chef; but she is also enthusiastic about her cooking and takes the time to understand her clients needs. I must add that she is a wonderful person to interact with. Food plays an integral part of my family's day; and I have no hesitations knowing Mary has prepared our meal! I know when I open the package containing the food prepared by her, I'll be in for a delicious treat!! I wish Mary all the best and will continue to work with her for nutritious and delicious meals.

  • 2 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Shani W.
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I purchased a gift certificate for a colleague for Belinda's personal chef service and she had a wonderful experience! Belinda's personality was contagious and I heard it was like cooking with a great friend. Thank you for making this a special gift!

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Chef Nikki S.
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Melanie M.
Verified review

Chef Niki catered my promotion dinner at my firehouse. I appreciated how I was able to view and sign the contract online and pay through a cash app. However, I was surprised to pay in full prior to delivery of service but I admit to being naive about the process of catering an event. Nikki was fair in price. The amount of food was very generous. The food was delish and the guys are still talking about how tasty it was. I only gave four and not five stars due to the late arrival of food. (40mins after agreed time.) Overall, I would recommend Chef Nikki to cater future events.

Chef Janae Cooks
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica R.
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I recently hired Janae as my personal chef for my anniversary party. Janae was the ultimate professional. Her correspondence was timely, her arrival was punctual, her demeanor was pleasant, and her food was DELICIOUS! It was much more than I expected, and to say my guests enjoyed the food is an understatement: they loved it! I will definitely be using her services again very soon! Thanks Janae!

Top Pro
  • 2 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Victoria K.
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Sandra is the best chef I have ever experienced. Everything about the event FAR exceeded my expectations. She added special touches such as a printed menu, ice cubes with edible flowers inside, had her staff take pictures. I will never consider another caterer ever again. Pure perfection!

Have Some Charisma
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Chris A.
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I had a great experience. The food was amazing. The chef was on time and accommodating. I will hire Chef Karizma again for sure!

Lynn's Meals in Minutes
4.7
from 11 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Derick D.
Verified review

Lynn is a pleasure to work with. As a nutrition coach I needed meals that met specific nutritional criteria, contained a wide variety of foods and cooking methods. Lynn met and exceeded my expectations. Highly recommend!

Set The Table DC
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer M.
Verified review

My husband and I wanted to do something special and unusual and something everyone would remember for a long time for his 50th birthday. Gabriela and Set the Table was the be all end all. She arranged a wine and food pairing--picking the wines and menu, prepping and cooking all the food, serving--and left my kitchen spotless. The food and wines were absolutely delicious and amazing!! She is fun, engaging, personable, professional, knowledgeable, great with a crowd. The wining, dining, and pairing explanations were perfectly paced. She held a captive audience when it was time for her to talk about a wine, and we learned a lot and had fun at the same time! I can’t tell you how much we and everyone who came to the party enjoyed the evening. Our friends still talk about the experience. My husband kept saying how much fun it was, and it will be forever fun to reminisce the evening! Gabriela, you really made the celebration one to remember for everyone!! I can’t thank you enough. From start to finish, it was absolutely perfect. We can't wait to do it again.

  • 13 years in business
Nathaniel H.
Verified review

If ever you are in need of a personal chef...I implore you to reach out and find this man!!! He has made healthy food palpable and crave worthy.

ChiquiChef
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Jonathan T.
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Anna is absolutely amazing! She was our personal chef for a number of years until we moved out of the area. In that time, she made unbelievable meals for us that accommodated both dietary restrictions and food preferences. We also hired her to host a huge multi-course birthday dinner for my mother-in-law that was easily one of the best dinners we've ever had, all in the comfort and intimacy of our home. If you're looking for an amazing chef for any size meal or event, Anna is the go-to Chef!

A Lil' Blue Cafe
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Shawnie M.
Verified review

She is one of the best chefs I have ever worked with. Her food and decor come from her heart and I love that about her business. She listens to what the customer wants and works hard to achieve their desires in both her food and decor.

Appetites by RJ
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Brittany M.
Verified review

It is my pleasure to offer this recommendation to Chef Ronald Cager Jr. I had the fortune to employ him for a romantic “Just Because” dinner for my husband and I. He and his business associate worked with me to understand my preferences. My expectations were achieved in taste and presentation. Chef Cager’s client centered approach was greatly appreciated. It is my sincerest hope to palate his future creations and cuisines. Until that time presents itself, I wish him much success.

Creative Cuisine Catering
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Tami P.
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I really wish I could give him more than five stars. Deshawn is more than exceptional. He was super professional. This being my first time planning a party of this magnitude, he helped me every step of the way. He created a wonderful menu including appitzers and everything was so delicious. In fact the food was so good that guests of the party did actively seek me out to get his information. His food was the highlight of the event. I'm so blessed to have found such a talented chef to cater my party. He's super professional, talented, punctual, and reasonably priced. I will definitely be utilizing his services for all of my future catering needs. Ps. His greens are the best I've ever had..

Culinary Ace
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Adiatu M.
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Ace culinary was on time and was very helpful to my guests. I would hire Ace again with no doubts.

  • 2 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Deidre S.
Verified review

Culinary Chick provided dinner for my father’s 86th birthday. After his first bite he said and I quote “now this lady knows how to cook!”. We enjoyed every bit of our Italian dinner and fun was had by all! I will definitely use her for future occasions.

Aldente Caterer LLC
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Guillermo P.
Verified review

Chef Rubio and his team delivered an A+ service. The food was great, in flavour, quality and presentation. We will use them again in the future and will recommend them to family and friends. Guillermo and Luz Perez-Iturbe

Six Street Eats
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Barsphere A.
Verified review

Chef Daud, is a great business owner. His response time is great and provides super competitive prices. I have used this catering company at least 25 times already for this year alone (2018). I'm an event planner.

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Need a Personal Chef

Bethesda, MD

  • Type of food preparation
    Personal meal - in-home service
  • Cuisine type
    American - casual
  • Details
    96 years old and need someone to prepare dinner for me weekly so i do not have to cook
  • $125
    Average price

Need a Personal Chef

Takoma Park, MD

  • Type of food preparation
    Personal meal - in-home service, Cocktail party, Special occasion
  • Cuisine type
    Vegetarian/Vegan, Other (breakfast)
  • Details
    We would like vegan, vegetarian, and meat options for a breakfast the University is holding. We do not eat pork or shellfish. 75 people.
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