Find a personal chef near Milwaukee, 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 Milwaukee personal chefs
Thumbtack Customer
Chef James prepared a wonderful meal for my wife's 50th birthday party. We appreciated his style and loved that he was very interested in learning about my wife's likes and dislikes so that he could prepare a personal meal that she would love. We will definitely recommend Chef James to our friends.
Dinners with Class, LLCDinners with Class, LLC
Patrick H.
I decided to celebrate my wife’s 65th birthday with a surprise “stay safe at home” personal chef experience. After several declined, Alejandro from Franciscos Catering reached out. We decided a menu (grilled vegetable salads, steak, potatoes, asparagus, cream cheese flan) and he prepared a fabulous meal for the two of us, serving it outside on our patio. (His creamy rosemary mashed potatoes are to die for!) He was punctual, an ultimate professional while personable, and covid safe. We are already thinking about the next time we hire him!
Franciscos cateringFranciscos catering
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