Personal Chefs in a Box

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  • Jacob S.

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    Both the food and service were fantastic. Chef Camacho was incredibly accommodating in all aspects of our event and made the best BBQ I've had in a long time. If you're looking for that one catering company you know will make your event exceptional... Look no further, you've found it.

    Mar 11, 2017Verified
  • Matthew S.

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    Chef Troy was an absolute pleasure to work with! The overall experience was incredible and his food was exceptional! I would recommend Chef Troy to anyone that wanted a unique dining experience.

    Mar 5, 2017Verified

About this pro

We take pride in knowing that each client's event is customized to their specific requirements and never exceed a budget. We never simply replicate another persons menu. All chefs have culinary arts degrees as well as hold multiple culinary and national certifications. The ability to create unique dining experiences for my clients.

Years in business

8

Times hired on Thumbtack

3

Number of employees

3

Background check

Completed
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    Q & A

    • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
      The price is based on a couple of factors. Labor, food cost and other special requirements. The labor ranges based on the number of chefs required and time. The hourly rate is generally $20 to $60 per hour depending on the complexity, skill level of chef and specific requirements of the event. The food cost is at cost with 1/2 to 1 hours added for shopping by the chef. The other special requirements can be anything from picking up a bottle of wine to picking out a gift.
    • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
      Setting up an in person interview to discuss everything from dietary requirements, likes and dislikes, expectations and particulars of the specific event.
    • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
      Not only am I a college culinary instructor but I continue to earn culinary and professional certifications. Most recently I earned the ManageFirst Professional® (MFP) credential and here are a list of my current education and professional credentials: National Restaurant Association Certifications Include: Registered ServSafe Proctor & Certified ServSafe Instructor - Food Protection Manager - Nutrition - Alcohol (Primary) and Alcohol (Advanced) - Inventory and Purchasing - Human Resource Management and Supervision - Hospitality and Restaurant Management - Controlling Foodservice Costs - Management & Supervision - AllerTrain Certification for Managing Food Allergens & Gluten in Commercial Setting. Culinary Awards include: Distinguished Performance in Baking & Distinguished Performance in Pastry Arts. Posses the following degrees: Associates of Applied Science in Business Administration - Associates of Applied Science in Culinary Science (Summa Cum Laude) - Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration (2015)
    Coverage Area for Personal Chefs in a Box is about 65+ miles of Chesapeake, VA.