Private Chef in Toronto
Since the first Private Chef who joined Take a Chef in Toronto in April, 2017, more than 421 Private Chefs have joined our platform in Toronto and offer their services as Private Chef anywhere in Ontario.
Starting from 2017, 7348 guests have already enjoyed a Private Chef in Toronto through Take a Chef. Up until today, our chefs have shared 2999 customized menu proposals, sending a total of 40920 messages to their guests, who rated their experience with an average score of 4.51 out of 5.
Our guests in Toronto usually book menus around 206 CAD per person, including 4.22 courses, sharing an average of 4.52 messages with their Private Chef to personalize their menu before booking. Submit your request and find your Private Chef in Toronto!
How it works
Personalize your request
Share with us the details of your dreamed meal, including type of cuisine, preferences and intolerances.
Receive menu proposals
Our chefs will design menus based solely on your wants and needs.
Get chatty with your chefs
Dont be shy to exchange some messages with your chefs until your perfect menu is ready!
Book your experience
Once you are happy with your choice, submit your payment to secure your experience.
All there is left to do is counting down the days till your culinary experience begins!
Find your chef
Customize your request and start talking with your chefs.
421 Private Chefs in Toronto
Get to know more about our top rated Private Chefs in Toronto
More than 7300 guests have already enjoyed the experience
The guests in Toronto have scored the experience with their Private Chef with a 4.3.
4.54 Food quality
The quality of the menus cooked by our Private Chefs in Toronto received an average score of 4.54.
Not only taste counts! The presentation of our Private Chefs dishes has received a 4.57 average score.
The clean up of the kitchen and dining area in Toronto has been scored with a 4.51 on average.
Personalize your menu
A romantic dinner or a gathering of friends. Traditional dishes or exotic flavours. A fine dining experience or a family-style meal. Every private chef experience is unique! Submit your request and personalize yours.
Frequently asked questions
Below you can find the most common questions about Private Chefs in Toronto.
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.
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 Toronto is 236 CAD per person. Between 3 and 6 people, the average price is 203 CAD per person. Between 7 and 12 people, the average price is 182 CAD. For 13 or more people the average price is 192 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.
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.
In Toronto there are currently 421 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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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 7348 guests in Toronto, guests usually tip 14,72% of the total amount to their Private Chef.
Key information about Private Chef in Toronto
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How many Private Chef services are booked in Toronto 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 Toronto, 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 Toronto, 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 Toronto?
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 Toronto is 236 CAD per person. Between 3 and 6 people, the average price is 203 CAD per person. Between 7 and 12 people, the average price is 182 CAD. For 13 or more people the average price is 192 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 Toronto on each particular month of the year.
How many Private Chef register in Toronto each month?
After many years of offering our services in Toronto, we are lucky to have a fantastic team of chefs that keeps growing all the time!
Every month, 5 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 Toronto?
We mainly offer six types of cuisine in Toronto: Mediterranean, Italian, French, Japanese, Mexican and surprise. The type of cuisine with the highest number of bookings in Toronto 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 Toronto!
Enjoy the luxury of a Private Chef
Enjoy a Private Chef experience in the comfort of your own home! Let Take a Chef turn your kitchen and dining room into a professional restaurant. It’s a unique experience; ideal for special occasions, lunches with friends, family dinners or a great gift for that special someone. Let us know what cuisine you’re craving and give us some quick details about your kitchen to start receiving personalised menu proposals from our chefs. You just have to choose your favourite proposal! On the day of your meal, your chosen chef will head to their preferred local market to pick up the freshest ingredients. They will cook in your kitchen and provide table service for you and your guests. What’s more, they’ll make sure your kitchen is spotless before leaving.
Toronto’s best Private Chefs come to your home
Our Private Chefs have trained in some of the best hospitality schools in the world and many have worked in Michelin Star restaurants. We can find the perfect fit for your special occasion. All you have to do is let us know the type of cuisine you’d like to enjoy, and we’ll find the right chef for you. You’ll be able to talk to the chef directly to make sure that every detail is exactly how you would like it!
Try something different! Try a Private Chef service
The best and most original experiences are those that surprise you from the very beginning and do not stop until the end. These are the experiences that make the best memories. This is Take a Chef’s philosophy. We offer a completely personalized service, show cooking, gastronomic advice and the chance to understand how the dishes on your menu are made. Any American, Asian or Mediterranean dishes can be showstoppers on your dining table with the expertise of one of our Private Chefs.
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