Find a personal chef near Brookfield, WI

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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.

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. 

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.

Reviews for Brookfield personal chefs
Tom S.
This was my first experience with a personal chef. Chef James was extremely helpful in guiding me through. He asked what types of food we would like and what flavors we like. He put together a menu based on our inputs. All of our guests raved about the cuisine and the experience.
Dinners with Class, LLCDinners with Class, LLC
David K.
Chef Jay and his team catered a private dinner for 8 for my parents' 40th wedding anniversary. Throughout the entire process he was responsive and straight-forward. He was on-time (even a few minutes early!) and put several personal touches on the evening. We had the shrimp bruschetta, surf & turf, and chocolate lava cake. The food was excellent and the presentation blew everyone away. Chef Jay was an absolute pleasure to work with and I wholeheartedly recommend working with him and his team.
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