Find a personal chef near Fairfax, VA

Find a personal chef near Fairfax, VA

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Find a personal chef near Fairfax, VA

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does a personal chef cost?

Hiring a personal chef usually costs anywhere from $40-$100 or more per person. Request free cost estimates from personal chefs in your area so you’ll know exactly how much it will cost to hire one for your needs. For an accurate quote, be sure to let the chefs know the number of people they’ll need to feed, what you’d like on the menu and other relevant details. 

To learn more about the factors that impact the cost to hire a personal or private home chef, read our cost guide.

How do you hire a personal chef?

To hire a personal chef, start by searching on Thumbtack. Here, you’ll find a list of top-rated personal chefs in your area. Read the chefs’ customer reviews and profiles so you can learn more about their specialties, quality of work, reputation and professionalism. 

Before you hire a personal chef, ask them a few questions about their process, skills, references and prices. Request price quotes from at least three chefs so you can hire one who’s great at what they do and offers reasonable prices.

What is a private chef?

private chef is usually employed by one household or client, and they work full time for that client. They are in charge of preparing all the meals for the day. Private chefs often cook fresh meals and prepare snacks throughout the day. 

What is a personal chef?

Personal chefs typically have multiple clients, and they create customized meal plans for those clients. They’ll discuss your dietary needs, create menus, shop for ingredients and prepare the meals. Some personal chefs may also prepare a meal for a special event. They might even offer cooking lessons. 

Reviews for Fairfax personal chefs
Thumbtack Customer
I recruited Chef PK's Kitchen for my wife & I on Valentine's Day. We had an amazing experience! With every bite of deliciousness from our international 4 course menu a new level of amazement and multicultural evolution took place in the privacy of our home. The chef was extremely professional, each course was served timely and with an 5 star presentation. Chef PK's Kitchen exceeded our personal chef expectations. I would highly recommend Chef PK's Kitchen for all your culinary needs. Your very satisfied customers, The Baylors
Chef Paul KennedyChef Paul Kennedy
Thumbtack Customer
Matt Finarelli provides excellent service and great food. His personal chef service is totally professional, in every aspect. We used his services during an illness recovery and were not ever disappointed. The only bad thing about the experience was that, when I again felt up to cooking, we had to stop using Chef Matt. Thanks so much
Chef Matt Finarelli, LLCChef Matt Finarelli, LLC
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