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Chef Tanja Nixdorf

Private Chef In Brisbane

4.9/ 5
Chef Tanja Nixdorf

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Passionate, creative, versatile Chef with 20years experience in Europe, Australia and Asia

Born near Hamburg, Tanja has 20 years experience in the hospitality industry.

Classically trained in Germany, she worked for only the finest restaurants and hotels in Europe and spent 10 years prior to arriving in Australia as a Head Chef in gourmet and Michelin star restaurants in Switzerland.

Following her passion for other countries and cultures, Tanja enjoyed a lot of her time between jobs traveling.

She also worked for a few months in Bangkok, Singapore and Florida to explore different cooking styles and cuisines.

In 2012 Tanja took the challenge to relocate to Sydney to become the Executive Chef for Swissôtel Sydney, at that time, the only female Executive Chef in a 5 star hotel in Australia.

Tanja works at a popular function venue in Brisbane which blends in well with her private chef commitments.

Tanja's passion is to create food which is fresh and simple, yet stunning and healthy, satisfying the highest standards and expectations.

Tanja's cooking style is classic european/french based inspired by asian techniques and flavours.

My services

As a Private Chef, I can offer you:

Personal Chef

Simply tell me what you're craving! I would love to create the perfect menu for your special occasion in Brisbane.


I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in Brisbane. You name it!

Full-time Chef

A longer stay in Brisbane? I'm available for holidays, on a daily basis, and so forth. Just let me know!

Culinary Consultancy

Trust me as a culinary consultant to help you with your concept in Brisbane.

Chef Tanja's reviews

4.9/ 5

Tanja was amazing from start to finish. She answered all my questions and there was a lot!!!! The dishes she made I would have to say the best I have tasted in a long time. Every mouthful was amazing. She was very professional and very thing she did was perfect. She left the kitchen looking better than before she started. I would highly recommend Tanja for your next dinner party… won’t be disappointed.

Allison Vahoumis - Jun 22 2022

5/ 5

Chef Tanja was awesome. First time my family, friends and I have experienced a private chef. Incredible experience and one I would definitely do again. So nice to just relax at home and get spoilt. Thank you to Chef Tanja and Peely our lovely waitress - you made my birthday celebration very special.

Tracey - Jun 06 2022

4.3/ 5

We had a lovely meal cooked for us by Tanja. She was very accommodating and helped my create a menu that worked for 8 quite fussy people. She was friendly, an incredible chef and left the kitchen absolutely spotless. I can’t recommend Tanja enough. She is fantastic. You will have an amazing meal and a lovely evening.

Justin Geldof - May 09 2022

4.8/ 5

Very accommodating to our needs, highly recommended.

Beau Worsley - Apr 04 2022

5/ 5

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Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.