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Private Chef in Coquitlam

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Private Chef in Coquitlam

Since the first Private Chef that joined Take a Chef and created a profile in Coquitlam in March, 2017, more than 101 Private Chefs have affiliated to our platform in Coquitlam and offer their services as Private Chef anywhere in British Columbia.

Starting from 2017, 9389 guests have already enjoyed a Private Chef in Coquitlam through Take a Chef. Up until today, our chefs have shared 3536 customized menu proposals, sending a total of 37538 messages to the guests, who have rated their experience an average score of 4.79 out of 5.

Our guests in Coquitlam typically reserve menus of 178 CAD per person, which include 3.64 courses, sharing an average of 4.43 messages with their Private Chef for the personalization of their menu before reserving. Submit your request and find your Private Chef in Coquitlam!

How does it work?

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We cook in your home
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We serve each dish
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We clean up before leaving
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101 Private Chefs in Coquitlam

Meet the top rated Private Chefs in Coquitlam

Maryam Ghargharechi-Private Chef in Coquitlam

Maryam Ghargharechi

Surrey

This is Chef Maryam. I accomplished as a red seal chef and member of WACS, CCFCC, and BC Chefs' Association. I have a passion for great food and I... view more

4.8 (19)
32 services
David Hassell-Private Chef in Coquitlam

David Hassell

Whistler

I am a professional chef with 20 years cooking experience catering private homes and corporate events in Whistler, BC. I have previously held posit... view more

5 (4)
13 services
Kahya Khalid-Private Chef in Coquitlam

Kahya Khalid

Vancouver

i'm keen on cooking using fresh organic and locally sourced products. i always prepare and cook everything from scratch. the Food is my passion,i'... view more

4.9 (8)
12 services
Mike Quigley-Private Chef in Coquitlam

Mike Quigley

Squamish

Hi! I'm Mike. I've been in kitchens my whole life. Cooking is one of my passions and is a part of my heritage. My culinary journey started as a y... view more

4.9 (7)
12 services
Sarah Kashani-Private Chef in Coquitlam

Sarah Kashani

Vancouver

Sarah Kashani has worked in the restaurant business for 25 years, in both back and front of the house positions. She graduated from the Culinary Pr... view more

4.9 (5)
11 services
D'Arcy Demoe-Private Chef in Coquitlam

D'arcy Demoe

Whistler

D'Arcy Demoe started his culinary adventure at a caribbean inspired restaurant in Durham, just outside of Toronto, Ontario. With an addiction to... view more

5 (2)
7 services
Jaqueline Lama-Private Chef in Coquitlam

Jaqueline Lama

Vancouver

Food and creativity have always sparked my curiosity. Raised by Palestinian parents in the tropical setting of Central America, I was exposed to va... view more

5 (4)
6 services
Stephanie Christiansen-Private Chef in Coquitlam

Stephanie Christiansen

Whistler

Chef Steph is best known for her mastery of cooking with a fusion mix of cuisines and flavors. Steph was born in Australia and trained in Brisba... view more

5 (2)
4 services
Tushar Tondvalkar-Private Chef in Coquitlam

Tushar Tondvalkar

Burnaby

I am a professional chef with close to 10 years of experience working in fine dining restaurants in Canada and Asia. I have worked at the Fish Hou... view more

5 (2)
4 services
Patrick Lanteigne-Private Chef in Coquitlam

Patrick Lanteigne

Vancouver

I am a professional Chef, with 20 years of culinary experience. After studying in the Culinary institute of Canada, I left to travel canada cooki... view more

4.9 (4)
4 services
Tony Huang-Private Chef in Coquitlam

Tony Huang

Richmond

Graduate from a private culinary academy in Vancouver. Teaching assistant of the night class and boost camps. Prefer fine dining of French cuisine... view more

4.8 (1)
3 services
Jeremy Gardner-Private Chef in Coquitlam

Jeremy Gardner

Vancouver

Professionally trained Canadian Chef with 16 years experience in fine dining and private chef catering including 3 years on board private yachts ba... view more

5 (2)
3 services

3536 menus personalized by our Private Chefs in Coquitlam

Every occasion needs a tailored menu, personalize yours!

More than 9300 guests have already enjoyed the experience

4.79

AVERAGE SCORE BASED ON 1605 REVIEWS

4.8/ 5

Chef

4.59

The guests in Coquitlam have scored the experience with their Private Chef with a 4.59.

Presentation

4.81

Not only taste counts! The presentation of our Private Chefs dishes has received a 4.81 average score.

Cleaningness

4.81

The clean up of the kitchen and dining area in Coquitlam has been scored with a 4.84 on average.

Food quality

4.84

The quality of the menus cooked by our Private Chefs in Coquitlam received an average score of 4.84.

Take a Chef

4.89

The oeverall experience of our guests with Take a Chef in Coquitlam has received a score of 4.89!

Chef Maryam was very good. She was personable and the food was amazing.

Emma Stewart - Jun 29 2021

5/ 5

It was a last minute idea for a special occasion. I found TakeAChef easy to use and had 4 responses immediately. Chef Kahya turned our tiny galley kitchen into a 5star restaurant! His dishes were exploding with flavour and textures. Everything worked out and recommend Chef Kahya and TakeAChef to anyone looking for a unique experience.

Graham - Apr 03 2019

5/ 5

Chef Mike was a pleasure to work with. In terms of preparation, he modified the menu to suit the needs of the guests. The lobster bisque and crab cakes were exceptional. We would definitely recommend him for future events. Superb job!

Susan Scott Gabe - Jan 27 2020

5/ 5

Sarah was wonderful, she was polite and kind, and her dishes were phenomenal. The presentation and the taste were amazing. We really enjoyed it! She left the place spotless! It was just perfect.

Shab - Jul 01 2020

5/ 5

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Key information about Private Chef in Coquitlam

Discover more details about our Private Chefs in Coquitlam and their services.

39 years

The average age of our Private Chefs in Coquitlam

50% women

Percentage of Private Chef women in Coquitlam.

6 hours

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

2017-03-15

First Private Chef service in Coquitlam.

19.9% of kids

Percentage of Private Chef services with kids in Coquitlam.

8 bookings

Maximum number of bookings for a Private Chef in Coquitlam by a single client.

34%

Increase in the number of Private Chef bookings in Coquitlam in the last year

2 languages

Languages spoken by our Private Chefs in Coquitlam.

59.3%

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

4 days

Average number of days booked for multiple services.

811 pictures

Photos of our Private Chefs uploaded to the platform in Coquitlam.

2 days

Average timeframe from the Private Chef request to booking.

How many services of Private Chef are booked in Coquitlam 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 Coquitlam, 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 Coquitlam, 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 Coquitlam?

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 Coquitlam is 176 CAD per person. Between 3 and 6 people, the average price is 134 CAD per person. Between 7 and 12 people, the average price is 112 CAD. For 13 or more people the average price is 128 CAD.

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 Coquitlam on each particular month of the year.

How many Private Chef register in Coquitlam each month?

After many years of offering our services in Coquitlam, we are lucky to have a fantastic team of chefs that keeps growing all the time!

Every month, 1 Private Chefs register with us. Our verification team reviews these new Private Chef profiles daily to categorize them, allowing you to discover incredible new chefs every month.

What is the most reserved type of cuisine in Coquitlam?

We mainly offer six types of cuisine in Coquitlam: Mediterranean, Italian, French, Japanese, Mexican and surprise. The type of cuisine with the highest number of bookings in Coquitlam 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 Coquitlam!

Discover our Private Chefs

Each Private Chef in Coquitlam 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 Coquitlam who will personalize every detail of your experience.

Frequently asked questions

Below you can find the most common questions about Private Chefs in Coquitlam.

What does a Private Chef service include in Coquitlam?

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 Coquitlam?

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 Coquitlam is 176 CAD per person. Between 3 and 6 people, the average price is 134 CAD per person. Between 7 and 12 people, the average price is 112 CAD. For 13 or more people the average price is 128 CAD. 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 Coquitlam?

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 Coquitlam?

In Coquitlam there are currently 101 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 Coquitlam?

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 9389 guests in Coquitlam, guests usually tip 14,72% of the total amount to their Private Chef.

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