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Private Chef in Port Macquarie-Hastings

Hire one of our 14 Private Chefs in Port Macquarie-Hastings and personalize your menu, 4560 clients in Port Macquarie-Hastings have already booked their chef!

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Private Chef in Port Macquarie-Hastings

Since the first Private Chef that joined Take a Chef and created a profile in Port Macquarie-Hastings in July, 2018, more than 14 Private Chefs have affiliated to our platform in Port Macquarie-Hastings and offer their services as Private Chef anywhere in Port Macquarie-Hastings.

Starting from 2018, 4560 guests have already enjoyed a Private Chef in Port Macquarie-Hastings through Take a Chef. Up until today, our chefs have shared 257 customized menu proposals, sending a total of 2740 messages to the guests, who have rated their experience an average score of 4.9 out of 5.

Our guests in Port Macquarie-Hastings typically reserve menus of 147 AUD per person, which include 3.47 courses, sharing an average of 4.08 messages with their Private Chef for the personalization of their menu before reserving. Submit your request and find your Private Chef in Port Macquarie-Hastings!

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We cook in your home
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We serve each dish
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14 Private Chefs in Port Macquarie-Hastings

Meet the top rated Private Chefs in Port Macquarie-Hastings

Tanja Nixdorf-Private Chef in Port Macquarie Hastings

Tanja Nixdorf

Brisbane City

Born near Hamburg, Tanja has 20 years experience in the hospitality industry. Classically trained in Germany, she worked for only the finest resta... view more

4.9 (44)
73 services
Matteo Zamboni-Private Chef in Port Macquarie Hastings

Matteo Zamboni

Sydney

Matteo is the former Executive Chef at Jonahs in Whale beach, an iconic venue in the northern beaches of Sydney. Italian born Matteo Zamboni’ impre... view more

5 (12)
23 services
Ben Orora-Private Chef in Port Macquarie Hastings

Ben Orora

Rozelle

The boy had a dream... Chef Ben grew up in Kenya, dreaming about becoming a chef and watching professional chefs ignited his passion for good food... view more

4.7 (5)
18 services
William Poveromo-Private Chef in Port Macquarie Hastings

William Poveromo

North Strathfield

I’m a professional chef who loves learning new cooking techniques every day I moved at a young age to Australia and worked next to head chef David... view more

4.9 (12)
16 services
Craig Wright-Private Chef in Port Macquarie Hastings

Craig Wright

Newstead

Craig Wright Bio: My passion for food and love of all things gastronomic began at and early age. By the time I started High school, with two excel... view more

4.8 (10)
15 services
Darryl Zeitzen-Private Chef in Port Macquarie Hastings

Darryl Zeitzen

Chermside West

I began my culinary journey in Hobart, Tasmania. It is here that I developed a passion for using fresh and local produce, with an abundance of smal... view more

4.9 (8)
14 services
Pierre GAUDIN-Private Chef in Port Macquarie Hastings

Pierre Gaudin

Lilyfield

I have been Sydney based for 10 years where I have met passionate people, great produce and a vibrant coffee community. I am a French Chef with 2... view more

5 (2)
6 services
Melissa McFadden-Private Chef in Port Macquarie Hastings

Melissa Mcfadden

Mermaid Beach

I am a professional chef who has been cooking for 22 years I have worked all around the world in some of the most prestigious catering companies in... view more

4.8 (4)
6 services
Lucia Del Prete-Private Chef in Port Macquarie Hastings

Lucia Del Prete

Bondi Beach

Hi, I’m Lucia, 36 years old, Italian living in Sydney for over 9 years. Been working as a private chef for the last 9 years, mostly for private cli... view more

4.1 (3)
5 services
Timmy Forster-Private Chef in Port Macquarie Hastings

Timmy Forster

Brisbane City

-Healthy Food -Plant Based -All Cuisines -Cocktail Creation -Meal Plans Hi All! My name is Timmy and I've just arrived back to Brisbane after 8... view more

5 (1)
3 services
Simona Marini-Private Chef in Port Macquarie Hastings

Simona Marini

Newcastle

I often use to say “I’m an housewife who loves well presented good food” I am Simona, an Italian professional chef in love with food and cooking.... view more

5 (1)
3 services
Adel Abdel Samie-Private Chef in Port Macquarie Hastings

Adel Abdel Samie

Newstead

I am professional chef with twenty years experience. I started my career in my home city of Milan and have spent the last 10 years in top Italian... view more

4.8 (1)
3 services

257 menus personalized by our Private Chefs in Port Macquarie-Hastings

Every occasion needs a tailored menu, personalize yours!

More than 4500 guests have already enjoyed the experience

4.9

AVERAGE SCORE BASED ON 773 REVIEWS

4.9/ 5

Chef

4.88

The guests in Port Macquarie-Hastings have scored the experience with their Private Chef with a 4.88.

Presentation

4.92

Not only taste counts! The presentation of our Private Chefs dishes has received a 4.92 average score.

Cleaningness

4.88

The clean up of the kitchen and dining area in Port Macquarie-Hastings has been scored with a 4.88 on average.

Food quality

4.88

The quality of the menus cooked by our Private Chefs in Port Macquarie-Hastings received an average score of 4.88.

Take a Chef

4.96

The oeverall experience of our guests with Take a Chef in Port Macquarie-Hastings has received a score of 4.96!

Tanja was fantastic! We had a wonderful birthday lunch at home and I’ll look forward to using her again

Sarah Olson - Jul 19 2021

5/ 5

Matteo was great! He was so professional, his food was amazing and he left the kitchen cleaner than it was when he came in! I would highly recommend him!

Caroline Mcgrath - Jun 16 2020

5/ 5

Chef Ben Orora is a wonderful Chef with a wonderful personality. He was friendly, professional and presented us with an awesome meal and experience. The meal was delicious and beautifully presented. I highly recommend Chef Ben for your Take a a Chef experience.

Ruth Constantine - Apr 18 2021

5/ 5

Big thank to chef William!! I used Take a Chef service for my partner's birthday and it was one of the best experiences we've had. I received the menu from Chef William within half hour and it was exactly what I asked for. He also recommended a matching wine which was amazing!! His service was excellent on the day, he was on time (which was important to me) and the food was so diligent and nice!! Highly recommended!! And a big thank you to Chef William making the special event even more special!!

Shelley Wang - May 21 2020

5/ 5

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Key information about Private Chef in Port Macquarie-Hastings

Discover more details about our Private Chefs in Port Macquarie-Hastings and their services.

44 years

The average age of our Private Chefs in Port Macquarie-Hastings

51% women

Percentage of Private Chef women in Port Macquarie-Hastings.

6 hours

The average wait time from submitting the request and the first menu.

2018-07-12

First Private Chef service in Port Macquarie-Hastings.

20% of kids

Percentage of Private Chef services with kids in Port Macquarie-Hastings.

8 bookings

Maximum number of bookings for a Private Chef in Port Macquarie-Hastings by a single client.

36%

Increase in the number of Private Chef bookings in Port Macquarie-Hastings in the last year

2 languages

Languages spoken by our Private Chefs in Port Macquarie-Hastings.

56%

Percentage of guests that hire a Private Chef more than once.

3 days

Average number of days booked for multiple services.

112 pictures

Photos of our Private Chefs uploaded to the platform in Port Macquarie-Hastings.

2 days

Average timeframe from the Private Chef request to booking.

How many services of Private Chef are booked in Port Macquarie-Hastings each month?

Depending on the destination, Private Chef reservations can fluctuate seasonally to a greater or lesser extent throughout the year. In the case of Port Macquarie-Hastings, you can check the monthly fluctuations of Private Chef reservations in the following table.

Thruthfully, any month of the year is good to enjoy a Private Chef in the comfort of your home, but due to the fluctuations in the demand for Private Chefs in Port Macquarie-Hastings, prices may vary especially for last minute reservations. Step ahead and book a Private Chef to avoid any surprises!

How much does a Private Chef cost in Port Macquarie-Hastings?

The cost of hiring a Private Chef depends essentially on the number of guests who will be enjoying the experience. On average, for bookings of 2 people, the price of a Private Chef in Port Macquarie-Hastings is 168 AUD per person. Between 3 and 6 people, the average price is 125 AUD per person. Between 7 and 12 people, the average price is 119 AUD. For 13 or more people the average price is 115 AUD.

On another hand, each destination is totally different, and seasonality usually makes prices vary considerably. On the following chart you can find the differences on the average pricing charged by our Private Chefs in Port Macquarie-Hastings on each particular month of the year.

What is the most reserved type of cuisine in Port Macquarie-Hastings?

We mainly offer six types of cuisine in Port Macquarie-Hastings: Mediterranean, Italian, French, Japanese, Mexican and surprise. The type of cuisine with the highest number of bookings in Port Macquarie-Hastings is the Surprise cuisine, and the less booked type is the Latin American cuisine.

But beyond these six types of cuisine, our Private Chefs personalize thousands of menus for their clients every day, adjusting every detail to find the perfect menu for every occasion and every group. Of course, our Private Chefs will adapt their dishes to any allergy or dietary restriction, and they can also propose other cuisines or fusions. Sumbit your request and discover the menus of your Private Chefs in Port Macquarie-Hastings!

Discover our Private Chefs

Each Private Chef in Port Macquarie-Hastings is absolutely unique. All of them have professional cooking training and years of experience in all kinds of restaurants. Each one of them has made their own way to becoming a Private Chef. Tell us the details of your event and discover the best Private Chefs in Port Macquarie-Hastings who will personalize every detail of your experience.

Frequently asked questions

Below you can find the most common questions about Private Chefs in Port Macquarie-Hastings.

What does a Private Chef service include in Port Macquarie-Hastings?

A Private Chef service includes everything necessary to enjoy the experience, from the customization of a menu to the purchase of ingredients, the mise en place prior to the service, the preparation of the menu at the guests' home, the complete table service, and lastly the set up and cleaning of the kitchen and the spaces used during the experience. Tableware and glassware are not included. Gratuity is entirely up to the guests' discretion.

How much does a Private Chef cost in Port Macquarie-Hastings?

The price of a private chef service depends essentially on the number of people. On average, for bookings of 2 people, the price of a Private Chef in Port Macquarie-Hastings is 168 AUD per person. Between 3 and 6 people, the average price is 125 AUD per person. Between 7 and 12 people, the average price is 119 AUD. For 13 or more people the average price is 115 AUD. It is important to point out that, depending on the destination, Private Chef reservations may be more or less seasonal and, therefore, the price may fluctuate. This also applies to last minute bookings, where prices may also vary.

How can I hire a Private Chef in Port Macquarie-Hastings?

To hire a Private Chef just select a date, number of people, let us know your food preferences and intolerances and share with us a few details about your kitchen. In a matter of a few hours, you will receive four tailor-made menus and will be able to review the chef's profile, reviews and pictures of their dishes. You will also be able to speak directly with each chef through the messaging area on the platform and ask for menu modifications, price changes, and generally discuss any questions you may have. Once you have chosen your favorite chef and menu, you can finalize your reservation on the website. Once the reservation is confirmed, you will receive the chef's direct contact information to finalize the details.

How can I find a Private Chef in Port Macquarie-Hastings?

In Port Macquarie-Hastings there are currently 14 Private Chefs available. To find the best chef, you only have to fill in the form and the 4 best local chefs available on the chosen date will send you their menu proposal. You will be able to check in detail their professional profile and choose the chef/proposal you like the most.

What is the maximum amount of people allowed for a Private Chef service?

There is no maximum number of people, although a Private Chef service is usually carried out in a more intimate level along with friends or family, and usually in homes where space is limited. Even though there is no maximum number of people, generally the groups do not exceed 15 people.

Does the Private Chef cook at my house?

A Private Chef always prepares the menu at the client's home, as it is an inherent part of the experience. However, depending on the complexity of the menu, the chef may prepare a mise en place before going to the client's home, as some dishes take several hours to prepare and it would be impossible to execute all the steps at the client's home.

Can I cook along with the Private Chef?

Absolutely! Usually, there are always several food lovers among the diners who take the opportunity to share some time with the chef, learn some tricks in the kitchen and the step-by-step of each of the dishes on the menu. For those diners who really want to get hands on, they can of course join the chef and cook!

Are the ingredients for a Private Chef service fresh?

Every Private Chef gives the utmost importance to the freshness of the ingredients used in their menus. The main difference between a restaurant and a private chef is in the personalized treatment of each diner. The chef personalizes the menu, and based on that menu, makes the necessary purchases to develop the menu chosen by the customers. Therefore, the freshness of the ingredients is one of the key elements of a Private Chef service.

Are drinks included in a Private Chef service?

Drinks are not included by default. However, you can reach an agreement with the chef in order to add drinks as an "extra" to the menu proposal.

How much should I tip a Private Chef in Port Macquarie-Hastings?

Each guest can freely decide the tip he/she wishes to give to the chef, as it is up to their discretion. On average, based on the tips given by 4560 guests in Port Macquarie-Hastings, guests usually tip 14,72% of the total amount to their Private Chef.

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