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Private Chef in Lugano

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Private Chef in Lugano

Since the first Private Chef that joined Take a Chef and created a profile in Lugano in February, 2016, more than 193 Private Chefs have affiliated to our platform in Lugano and offer their services as Private Chef anywhere in Canton Ticino.

Starting from 2016, 5128 guests have already enjoyed a Private Chef in Lugano through Take a Chef. Up until today, our chefs have shared 1323 customized menu proposals, sending a total of 17587 messages to the guests, who have rated their experience an average score of 4.51 out of 5.

Our guests in Lugano typically reserve menus of 113 CHF per person, which include 4.75 courses, sharing an average of 3.13 messages with their Private Chef for the personalization of their menu before reserving. Submit your request and find your Private Chef in Lugano!

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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193 Private Chefs in Lugano

Meet the top rated Private Chefs in Lugano

Daniele Ravese-Private Chef in Lugano

Daniele Ravese

Milano

Sono un chef con 10 anni di esperienza in ristoranti e alberghi, esperto in cotture a bassa temperatura. Amo la tradizione ma mi piace molto creare e ... view more

4.3 (15)
33 services
Fabio De Pinto-Private Chef in Lugano

Fabio De Pinto

Milano

La mia carriera è iniziata come cuoco a domicilio nel 2016 a Bari, capoluogo pugliese e mia città natale, all'età di 25 anni, lanciando un nuovo forma... view more

4.9 (13)
19 services
Elisa Scala-Private Chef in Lugano

Elisa Scala

Milano

Nasco a Varese fine anni ottanta, cresco in una famiglia semplice in tutto, anche nella cucina. E’ proprio lì che nasce il mio grande amore per il buo... view more

4.9 (5)
14 services
Gennaro Amato-Private Chef in Lugano

Gennaro Amato

Cassano d'Adda

Ero un bambino quando ho messo piede in cucina per la prima volta (mio nonno e mia mamma erano cuochi professionisti). Adoro cucinare, per me ma sopra... view more

4.3 (11)
14 services
Alfonso Sada-Private Chef in Lugano

Alfonso Sada

Milano

Dopo anni passati nel settore vitivinicolo, e nel settore dell’hospitality, mi sono voluto mettere in gioco per seguire una passione che da sempre mi ... view more

4.8 (9)
12 services
Giulio Chef Ratatouille-Private Chef in Lugano

Giulio Chef Ratatouille

Milano

La mia passione per la cucina è maturata con i corsi di Altopalato a Milano e con l'esperienza sul campo in Germania e poi in Italia dove ho fondato e... view more

4.5 (7)
12 services
Markus Pössenberger-Private Chef in Lugano

Markus Pössenberger

Zermatt

I am a professional that´s been working for the last 5 years in the best swiss hotels in the 5*S class (Lausanne, Zermatt, Andermatt). I am speaking 5... view more

4.9 (3)
8 services
Giorgio Giorgetti-Private Chef in Lugano

Giorgio Giorgetti

Cantello

Sono nato nel cuore della Lombardia, ma le mie radici sono immerse nella Toscana, da cui arrivano i miei genitori. Ho imparato a fare la pasta in casa... view more

4.7 (5)
7 services
Stefano Cozzolino-Private Chef in Lugano

Stefano Cozzolino

Monza

Il mio percorso formativo è stato tutt'altro che inerente al mondo della cucina considerato che ho conseguitp anche una Laurea in Relazioni Internazio... view more

4.8 (2)
5 services
Luca Pizzocheri-Private Chef in Lugano

Luca Pizzocheri

Milano

Spogliatomi dai panni di marketing manager dopo una carriera decennale in azienda, oggi la mia più grande passione – la cucina – è il mio lavoro. Qual... view more

5 (1)
2 services
Andrea Cutillo-Private Chef in Lugano

Andrea Cutillo

Milano

Sono uno chef professionista con 14 anni di esperienza nel mondo della ristorazione. nato nei ristoranti di famiglia , cresciuto in diversi ristoranti... view more

4.8 (2)
2 services
Marco Rizzo-Private Chef in Lugano

Marco Rizzo

Milano

Sono un chef professionista svolgo il mio mestiere da circa 10anni ,ho studiato presso la scuola alberghiera di Santa Cesarea Terme (Le) qui ho appres... view more

4.7 (1)
2 services

1323 menus personalized by our Private Chefs in Lugano

Every occasion needs a tailored menu, personalize yours!

More than 5100 guests have already enjoyed the experience

4.51

AVERAGE SCORE BASED ON 752 REVIEWS

4.5/ 5

Chef

4.41

The guests in Lugano have scored the experience with their Private Chef with a 4.41.

Presentation

4.5

Not only taste counts! The presentation of our Private Chefs dishes has received a 4.5 average score.

Cleaningness

4.5

The clean up of the kitchen and dining area in Lugano has been scored with a 4.59 on average.

Food quality

4.59

The quality of the menus cooked by our Private Chefs in Lugano received an average score of 4.59.

Take a Chef

4.55

The oeverall experience of our guests with Take a Chef in Lugano has received a score of 4.55!

E stata un‘ esperienza bellissima che posso consigliare ad altri!! Da rifare!!

Ursula Fuchslocher - Jan 25 2021

5/ 5

Un professionista competente e preparato. Tutto perfetto. Lo consiglio vivamente.

Matteo Godio - Mar 31 2021

5/ 5

Chef gentile educata preparata, contentissimi della scelta e della riuscita della serata.

Fabrizio - Feb 18 2017

5/ 5

Davvero consigliato.Grande professionista e disponibile a tutte le vostre esigenze!

Ramon - Sep 03 2017

5/ 5

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Key information about Private Chef in Lugano

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

43 years

The average age of our Private Chefs in Lugano

36% women

Percentage of Private Chef women in Lugano.

5 hours

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

2016-02-29

First Private Chef service in Lugano.

15.8% of kids

Percentage of Private Chef services with kids in Lugano.

18 bookings

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

303%

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

5 languages

Languages spoken by our Private Chefs in Lugano.

63.7%

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

7 days

Average number of days booked for multiple services.

1342 pictures

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

2 days

Average timeframe from the Private Chef request to booking.

How much does a Private Chef cost in Lugano?

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 Lugano is 134 CHF per person. Between 3 and 6 people, the average price is 94 CHF per person. Between 7 and 12 people, the average price is 75 CHF. For 13 or more people the average price is 86 CHF.

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 Lugano on each particular month of the year.

How many Private Chef register in Lugano each month?

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

Every month, 2 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 Lugano?

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

Discover our Private Chefs

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

Frequently asked questions

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

What does a Private Chef service include in Lugano?

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 Lugano?

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 Lugano is 134 CHF per person. Between 3 and 6 people, the average price is 94 CHF per person. Between 7 and 12 people, the average price is 75 CHF. For 13 or more people the average price is 86 CHF. 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 Lugano?

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 Lugano?

In Lugano there are currently 193 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 Lugano?

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 5128 guests in Lugano, guests usually tip 14,72% of the total amount to their Private Chef.

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