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Chef Jack Barrett

Private Chef In Taupō

4.9/ 5
Chef Jack Barrett

Get to know me better

I'm a young chef constantly seeking big flavours and good times!

I am a young chef with a passion for hospitality and good food.

After many years gaining experience in one of the most prestigious fine dining restaurants in Edinburgh, I travelled to France where I became a Head Chalet Chef for a leading luxury chalet provider. There, I transferred my skills to provide a much more intimate and personalised service. I loved the interaction with the guests - something that is always missing in a restaurant setting. The ability to adapt directly to your individual needs is something that will never be possible in a restaurant, however it is the most satisfying thing to achieve as a chef. It's this bespoke experience I want to bring to your home or event and I am driven to provide the perfect evening for you.

I pride myself on sourcing the very best local produce, and being based in Newcastle leaves me few excuses. With an abundance of independent markets sourcing from local organic farms, alongside some of the best fishmongers and butchers in the country, it's difficult not to get excited about the produce the area has to offer.

It's my goal to make your life as easy as possible, all my menus are adjustable and I'm completely open to ideas or requests you may have. Just ask.

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 Taupō.

Cooking Classes

Because "sharing is caring". I would be happy to teach you all sorts of techniques and recipes in Taupō.

Culinary Consultancy

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

Tupperware meals

If you are looking for someone to keep your fridge full of incredible meals in Taupō, count me in.

Chef Jack's reviews

4.9/ 5

What an experience. Jack was incredible . And made my birthday celebrations perfect . Loved the menu he picked his presentation . He is such a lovely friendly man . Can’t wait to do it again x

Scott Hamilton - Sep 27 2022

5/ 5

Jack provided excellent service! The food was amazing and all our guests loved it! His attention to detail was fantastic. Delicious menu and lots of choice too. Could not recommend this chef enough! Definitely be using again!

Jane Egerton - Sep 26 2022

5/ 5

Excellent in every way. Flexible on menu choices, wonderful food which looked and tasted delicious. Jack presented some much appreciated surprises on the night…many thanks.

Robertson - Aug 29 2022

4.3/ 5

Jack was absolutely fantastic from sending his menu, to leaving on the night. I booked Jack to cook for 8 of us for my sisters hen weekend and Jack travelled over an hour there and back to do this for us. He was brilliant from the minute he got there, putting on a ‘husband to be’ mask, taking photographs for us, chatting to us, not to mention his amazing food. We got even more than what was on the menu and we honestly felt like we were in a 5 star restaurant!! Jack told us exactly what he was serving with each dish and the presentation and flavours were out of this world. He even left us his salt as we forgot to bring some!! The kitchen was immaculate when he left!!!! I won’t hesitate to use Jack again and look forward to the next time : )

Sarah Odonnell - May 17 2022

5/ 5

Book your experience with Chef Jack

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

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