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The average rate is $20/hr as of October 2023

The average star rating for personal chefs is 4.7

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Chuck C.


Riverside, NJ

$18-25/hr10 yrs exp

Personal Chef/Household Manager

5.0

(1)

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Hi, I have a varied skill set from a career background in restaurant/small business management, public education and home health care. My strongest skill (and maybe the most appreciated by my clients) is culinary arts, cooking, meal preparation and planning. Freshly prepared foods for you and your...

Recent review:

5.0
Chuck is insightful. Chuck is present and a friendly face for my brother who suffered from a childhood TBI. He stays in touch with me weekly and is able to see and suggest what else my brother may need to make...

Reviewed by Jeanine R.

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Susan A.


Jamaica Plain, MA

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Child Care Provider/Educator/Personal Chef

4.4

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Hello! I am looking for a full or part-time position in which I might support your family with both childcare/teaching and cooking, or just one or the other. I have a Masters in Education with 30 years experience teaching 4-10-year-old children in schools and summer programs; I spent many years as...

Recent reviews:

5.0
We worked with Susan for a year when she took care of our three children two days a week for before and after school care. Susi was wonderful with our kids - my kids have very different personalities and she...

Reviewed by Lydia S.

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Bailey R.


Lewis Center, OH

$17-50/hr3 yrs exp

Professional Finger Painter And Mac And Cheese Chef

5.0

(1)

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My personality has layers, like an onion, I'd like to think I'm a unique person who is kind and creative. I love working with kids because I love seeing the world through their eyes, everything is beautiful and amazingly innocent. I started working with children when my older sister had her first...

Recent review:

5.0
On time and did a great job with our girls.

Reviewed by Dave R.

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Kathleen P.


Scottsdale, AZ

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

PART TIME PERSONAL CHEF / HOME ORGANIZER

5.0

(2)

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Hello, I was a childcare center owner and Director for 30 years in the Metro Detroit area. I sold my business 4 years ago and moved to Arizona. I am now semi-retired and interested in a part-time cooking, or home organization position. I am a proficient cook and can prepare vegetarian, as well as...

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5.0
Kathy worked for us for 2 years. She cared for our mother who had dementia. She came 5 days a week and helped with several things, including: grocery shopping, cooking, organizing medications, cleaning,...

Reviewed by Lindsay D.

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Kathleen P.


Scottsdale, AZ

$20-25/hr5 yrs exp

SENIOR COMPANION / PERSONAL CHEF / HOME ORGANIZER

5.0

(1)

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Hello, I was a childcare center owner and director for 30 years, in the metro Detroit area. I sold my business 4 years ago and relocated to Arizona. I currently am a companion to a lady that lives in an assisted care home in Scottsdale. My hours are Monday thru Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. I...

Recent review:

5.0
Kathy worked for us for 2 years. She cared for our mother who had dementia. She came 5 days a week and helped with several things, including: grocery shopping, cooking, organizing medications, cleaning,...

Reviewed by Lindsay D.

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Monica G.


Chicago, IL

$20-25/hr5 yrs exp

Nanny, Maid And Chef

5.0

(8)

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In my time as a nanny, I have gained so many wonderful experiences. I have nannied for many families with children of all ages. I have a wide range of abilities including newborn care, adoptive care, Montessori teaching for primary, organic cooking, cooking for food sensitivities and allergies, and...

Recent reviews:

5.0
As parents, we have seen and observed a wide array of caretakers. Be it at the park, in the store and also in our home. Monica has been our nanny for the last three years and to put it simply, Monica is an...

Reviewed by Greg S.

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Ani H.


Houston, TX

$25-33/hr7 yrs exp

Fully Capable Experienced Nanny Housekeeper Chef Carpooler Extraordinaire

3.0

(2)

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Hello my name is Ani I am 48, originally from Indonesia. I have been in the U. S. for 7 years. I speak, read, and write English fluently. I am a professional caregiver of children ranging from newborn to pre-teen. I am comfortable with multiple children at the same time. My most recent employment...

Recent review:

5.0
Ani came into our lives during the very start of the Covid-19 pandemic on what was suppose to be just a until August of 2020. She ended up staying with us until December of 2021. She was such a blessing...

Reviewed by Theresa K.

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Sarah S.


Long Island City, NY

$20-50/hr10 yrs exp

Caregiver - Postpartum Doula - Postnatal Chef

5.0

(2)

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Hello! My name is Sarah, I reside in Astoria/LIC, Queens, with my partner and our fur babies. I am a passionate learner and creative individual. My background comes from Culinary Arts, Nursing and now as a Holistic Doula. I focus my practice as a Doula mainly on postpartum/infant care, as well as...

Recent review:

5.0
Can't recommend Sarah highly enough! She worked with our family from when our son was 3 months old until he was 12 months old and started daycare. The things that stand out the most about Sarah are: 1) Her...

Reviewed by Stacey R.

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Charlene C.


Orlando, FL

$22/hr10 yrs exp

Companionship/Travel Abroad/Just Around Town,Personal Chef, Help Keeping Things Tidy, Personal Care

5.0

(4)

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I'm a National Certified Medical Assistant, NCMA. I worked with a wonderful doctor, (hired after my internship) in Internal Medicine, our patients were 65 years young and older. I enjoyed their stories of adventures, love & wisdom. A better opportunity came, and I moved down south to work with VNA,...

Recent reviews:

5.0
I have known Charlene for about seven years and initially met her when she was taking care of two brothers and a sister who were in dire need of support and consistency in their lives. She has opened her door...

Reviewed by Adriane N.

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Malgorzata N.


Dearborn, MI

$25-40/hr10 yrs exp

Professional And Experienced Household Assistant, Nanny And A Cook

5.0

(4)

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For the last 23 years, I have been committed to my professional development as a nanny, household manager (including and not limited to extensive detailing and organization as well as construction management) and a personal chef (focused on nutrient content and its effects) and crossed paths with...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Gosia is very professional and caring. She takes pride in her work and performs it well out of duty to herself and her client. She is trustworthy and can be given a great deal of responsibility. She takes...

Reviewed by Gail H.

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Christina F.


Holiday, FL

$18-20/hr10 yrs exp

Love To Cook And Clean!

5.0

(8)

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Hello! I am more kitchen focused and families have been enjoying my meal prep skills for almost 5 years. I am a private chef, I have been to school for culinary and truly love it! I am friendly, punctual and reliable. Feel free to message with any questions and take care!

Recent reviews:

5.0
Christina is personable and professional. She will make you feel instantly comfortable and will make you laugh. She has a gentle touch with pets and a humorous heart with children. She can cook like a blue...

Reviewed by Maria S.

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Maria S.


Wethersfield, CT

$22-25/hr10 yrs exp

Autism Care/Elderly Care/House Keeping/Errands/Shopping And Cooking

5.0

(1)

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English and Italian speaking woman and great chef for many years and I also exemplify and provide: Great experience in dealing with special needs clients, especially in the Autism population, and Senior Citizen dementia population as an activity assistant and PCA and ADL. I have worked in the Mental...
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Suse A.


Chicago, IL

$20-35/hr4 yrs exp

Professional Cook Services

5.0

(1)

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Hey there! How are you? I'm a professional cook and have previously worked as an Au Pair. I graduated from culinary school in 2019 (Institute of Culinary Education). Cooking is my passion and I'm looking to transition out of the restaurant business to in-home personal chef and home...

Recent review:

5.0
We hired Susete to help my brother after a major surgery. He writes: "Suse does very good work. She is energetic, efficient, and hard working, and she pays attention to detail. She is also friendly, personable,...

Reviewed by Ingrid C.

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Flor F.


Stamford, CT

$30-35/hr10 yrs exp

Cleaning And Cooking

5.0

(4)

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I have been working as a professional chef for over 35 years, I like to keep my place of work clean as my own house, I had a part time cleaning a house over 8 years. I am still working as a chef in the Greenwich Country Club, but I am looking for a part time as personal chef or cleaning.

Recent reviews:

5.0
Flor is a lovely human being, a great cleaner and terrific cook. She is a big piece of the magic behind how I'm able to get anything done with three young boys. I am grateful to have found her.

Reviewed by Kelly W.

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Casie M.


Shepherdstown, WV

$15-25/hr1 yrs exp

Fun Momma Of Three With A Vivacious Personality, Very Organized, Great Cook And A Friendly Demeanor

5.0

(2)

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Hello everyone! After utilizing this site for work I've come to the realization I love cooking for others. Does anyone want a private chef or meal prepper? I'm your lady. I can cook anything from fancy crepes and eggs Benedict to chicken fried steak and mashed potatoes and everything in between like...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Casie is a dependable, punctual, and thorough worker that brings sensitivity and patience to people whom she engages.

Reviewed by Matt F.

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Hamdiyati A.


Annandale, VA

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Housekeeper, Cook & Child Care

5.0

(1)

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I am honest, hardworking, and patience. I have many years of experiences as child care, house keeper, and private chef/cook. I am good in keeping places clean and organized. As a private cook, I served many different kind of food. As a mother, I love to take care of kids with all my heart. I have...
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Michelle D.


Riverview, FL

$25-40/hr10 yrs exp

I Am Your Modern Day Mary Poppins! I Cook, Clean, Organize & Take Care Of The Little Ones.

5.0

(3)

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Hello, my name is Michelle. I am 40 years old and I live in Riverview, FL. I am a mother of 3 daughters, wife and professional chef & organizer/housekeeper. My background is very extensive in the culinary & hospitality fields. I have also cared for children as most moms do at some point or another....

Recent reviews:

5.0
We have been using Michelle for a few weeks now and we've been so happy with her services. She is an amazing cleaner. (The review may say childcare since the site didn't let me pick cleaning) It's hard to...

Reviewed by Ryan K.

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Isolina S.


Hackensack, NJ

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

I'm A Very Nice And Caring Person Who Loves Kids And Also Loves To Cook!

5.0

(1)

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I have taken care of children for many years and love it, I treat the children I care for as my own kids. I enjoy cooking, cleaning, and helping out in any way. I took a few years off as a nanny when the family I looked after relocated to another state, during this time I completed my degree in...

Recent review:

5.0
Isolina was our caregiver for our daughter up until the start of the pandemic. During the time she worked for us, we were so happy to have her as a part of our family. Not only was she punctual, she treated the...

Reviewed by Jacky R.

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Skye H.


Morgantown, WV

$15-20/hr10 yrs exp

Professional Cook And Cleaner

5.0

(1)

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I'm a positive and energetic person who loves to cook and teach yoga. In the past I have done many jobs working in people's home from cleaning, cooking, dog walking, antique restoration, teaching yoga, babysitting and more. I have also worked in big company's for cooking, cleaning and yoga with over...

Recent review:

5.0
Our family has been working with Skye for a few years and she has been super helpful and dependable!

Reviewed by Shan J.

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Kimberley G.


Providence, RI

$20/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Nanny/Babysitter/House Manager/Cook

5.0

(2)

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Hi my name is Kimberley I have 35 yrs experience with children. Raised 3 of my own and 5 grands. I held a Personal Chef/ Nanny/House Manager position from Care. com for 1 year. I am punctual, dependable, responsible, and will care for your child/children as if they were my own. I can do house hold...

Recent review:

5.0
Kim worked for us for a year as a personal chef and after-school nanny for our two school-age children. She planned menus, did grocery shopping and made dinner five nights a week. She picked our children up...

Reviewed by Nina T.

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Eva L.


Corvallis, OR

$25-35/hr10 yrs exp

Vegetarian Cook, Child Care Provider And All-Around Care Taking "Swiss Style"!

5.0

(3)

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Hi, my name is Eva! I am from Switzerland originally and a permanent resident since 2001. For the past 5 years I have been working for a Swiss-American couple as a vegetarian chef, health adviser, gardener, house keeper and general organizer. I did their cooking and shopping, planted their gardens,...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Eva is a competent housekeeper and has also helped us with our grandchildren where she did the job with fantasy and reliable. She has high standards and we would still employ Eva if we hadn't moved to Vienna.

Reviewed by Marcus M.

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Deedee T.


Blowing Rock, NC

$25-28/hr7 yrs exp

Full-Time Or Part-Time Caregiver/Cook

5.0

(1)

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My career in Caregiving started with being hired as a Companion/Personal Chef for a lovely elderly lady in Blowing Rock 7 years ago. The following year when she came back to her summer home mentally she remained sharp but her body had started to fail, I was then asked by her family if I would be...

Recent review:

5.0
Deedee is very energetic, positive and physically strong. She will tackle any task with enthusiasm. She's an excellent cook, being a trained chef with considerable experience in several aspects of culinary...

Reviewed by Anne M.

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Kotoko M.


Schaumburg, IL

$30-45/hr10 yrs exp

5.0

(1)

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I have experience taking care of seniors with dementia, stroke victims and with mental disabilities. I have worked as a sous chef and have knowledge of healthy meal planning.

Recent review:

5.0
Kotoko is a great communicator. She is honest, intelligent, and dependable. She was punctual and completed the job to perfection. I highly recommend her.

Reviewed by Margaret H.

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Karem I.


Charlottesville, VA

$25-38/hr5 yrs exp

Peruvian

5.0

(1)

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I'm from Peru actually I'm executive chef . I'm Patient, compassionate nanny with 10 years of experience caring for children 3 to 12 years.

Recent review:

5.0
Karem was wonderful with our toddler and is also a very good chef! She was always friendly, fun and accommodating. We would definitely hire Karem again.

Reviewed by Chris S.

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Jennifer R.


Thousand Oaks, CA

$25-35/hr2 yrs exp

Healthy Custom Meal Prep By A Nutritionist

5.0

(1)

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I am a personal chef and masters level nutritionist ready to take on your daily cooking, shopping or planning and meal prep based on your individual goals, needs and preferences.

Recent review:

5.0
I had Jennifer cook my weekly meals and cater an event. I would highly recommend her services. She is skilled at preparing nutritious and delicious meals. Jennifer is reliable and professional during customer...

Reviewed by Jessica R.

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Elizabeth B.


Mount Airy, MD

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Compassionate Smile Creator

4.6

(7)

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My experience varies from chef/catering business owner to family daycare owner to elderly home care. I love to cook & enjoy people. I'm very reliable & a conscientious worker. First aide/CPR certified

Recent reviews:

5.0
Elizabeth turned out to be just what my dad needed. He looked forward to her coming daily.

Reviewed by Sharon K.

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Sausan A.


Oceanside, CA

$25-50/hr2 yrs exp

Kind, Empathetic, Patient Attentive Caregiver And Companion

5.0

(1)

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I am trained as a chef and pastry chef and am also a college graduate I have a Bachelor's in Computer Science. I have experience as a caretaker with an 89-year-old early dementia client. I assist a 72-year-old senior with hands-on care once a week. I also took care of my mom when she stayed with me...

Recent review:

5.0
My Dad loves her! She actually moved to be closer to her job. We hired her in San Diego when my dad needed help in assisted living. When we were able to move him back home Sausan took the job and commuted from...

Reviewed by Kelly W.

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Christina F.


Holiday, FL

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Nanny/Caregiver

5.0

(1)

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Hello! My name is Christina. I live in Holiday, Fl and grew up in NY. I have many years of experience as a caregiver and personal chef! I'm happy to assist with cooking, cleaning/organizing, errands, transportation. I hope to hear from you soon to see if we would be a good fit! Thank you!
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Lerato M.


Jupiter, FL

$17-20/hr4 yrs exp

5.0

(2)

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Hey I am a former au pair, I love children and not only I want to take care of the children but also to be their inspiration, mentor, biggest support and also their best friends. Some of activities I love doing with children are reading, homework, artwork/crafts. indoors/outdoors games and some...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Lerato was part of our family my Kids loved her and she helped around the house with cooking.

Reviewed by VUYANI R.

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Jessica P.


Fort Lee, NJ

$35-40/hr10 yrs exp

High End Meal Prep For Busy Working Families

5.0

(5)

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I am a private chef for busy working families. I know and understand the frustration that may come along with worrying about a healthy meal for your family and stressing about cooking it. I am here to help and take that stress away.

Recent reviews:

5.0
We recently hired Jessica to prepare meals for our family, and we're very happy with her services! Her cooking skills are great, and every meal she's prepared for us has been delicious. We appreciate her...

Reviewed by Alexandros P.

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Recent personal chef reviews

Chuck C.

5.0

Chuck is insightful. Chuck is present and a friendly face for my brother who suffered from a childhood TBI. He stays in touch with me weekly and is able to see and suggest what else my brother may need to make his journey easier. He has high expectations, which I love. I wish we could have Chuck...

- Jeanine R.

Susan A.

5.0

We worked with Susan for a year when she took care of our three children two days a week for before and after school care. Susi was wonderful with our kids - my kids have very different personalities and she was able to adapt and tune her interaction with each child accordingly. My youngest in...

- Lydia S.

Bailey R.

5.0

On time and did a great job with our girls.

- Dave R.

Kathleen P.

5.0

Kathy worked for us for 2 years. She cared for our mother who had dementia. She came 5 days a week and helped with several things, including: grocery shopping, cooking, organizing medications, cleaning, organizing, transportation to and from appointments and more. In the past few years, our mother...

- Lindsay D.

Kathleen P.

5.0

Kathy worked for us for 2 years. She cared for our mother who had dementia. She came 5 days a week and helped with several things, including: grocery shopping, cooking, organizing medications, cleaning, organizing, transportation to and from appointments and more. In the past few years, our mother...

- Lindsay D.

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Average Rating4.7 / 5

Personal Chefs are rated 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 1,652 reviews of the 2,208 listed personal chefs.