How does it work?
01We cook in your home
02We serve each dish
03We clean up before leaving
Enjoy a unique Personal Chef experience in Wellington
Want to give your partner a special romantic surprise? Want to enjoy a dinner with friends and fancy trying something different? Or maybe you want to organize a lovely meal for the whole family to celebrate that special occasion without anyone having to cook? Take a Chef allows you to transform your home into one of the best restaurants in town. The only difference is that the entire experience is built around you and your guests. Select the type of cuisine, choose the dates and enjoy the experience!
Wellington’s best Personal Chefs come to your home Take a Chef
Our Personal 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!
Haute cuisine in the comfort of your home
The best of gastronomy
Wellington’s food scene has improved drastically over the last few years, becoming a lot more diverse and enticing. At Take a Chef we are excited to provide the next level dining experience: a completely personalised and intimate service where the chef’s attention is entirely focused on you and your guests. Why not give it a go?
More than 80,000 people have already enjoyed the experience
Second time using take a chef! First time was in bali which was exceptional! Each dinner has been so good!
Lisa - Jan 24 2020
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
Chef Nigel did an amazing job keeping in touch and promptly replied to my messages. He tailored the menu to meet dietary requirements and also changed the cuisine to Thai fusion in honor of the chief guest’s preferences. Will highly recommended him for your personal experience.
Sana - Nov 18 2020
We were fortunate enough to have secured the services of Chef Thomas Burnett to cater for our holiday in Queenstown in July 2021. Thomas planned, prepared and served 3 course dinners for my family of 5 for the week.
Thomas sourced high-quality local and seasonal ingredients to create meals that were healthy and delicious. Thomas prepared restaurant standard meals and provided table service. We have 3 teenage sons and they were full of praise for the meals. He even prepared gourmet burgers for them one night. I have one son who is allergic to nuts and another who is vegetarian. Thomas was able to accommodate their needs.
Thomas is an absolute professional and we appreciated his attention to detail. He was also a pleasure to have in the home.
I would highly recommend Chef Thomas Burnett for both high end and family catering.