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Chef John Kolar

Private Chef In Raleigh

Chef John Kolar

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Classically Trained Chef with over 20 years experience specializing in ultra fresh, sustainable, and delicious cuisine.

Currently looking to find an individual or group of people that I can meal prep for or cook in home on a regular basis as my restaurant is closed until the covid-19 situation has passed. I am healthy and will continue to work as long as I have not had contact with anyone who has the virus. Your safety will always be my first priority and I will never knowingly break that trust.

I am a professional Chef with over 20 years of experience in restaurants, catering, corporate dining, and as a private chef. My passion is creating food that brings people together and is an enhancement to any occasion, celebration, event, or meal. Food can, like nothing else, create memories and experiences that are remembered by all of the senses for a lifetime, and to be a part of that is my pleasure and honor. I learned my culinary skills at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Scottsdale Arizona. Due to having a full time job, I do request 7 days notice whenever possible and I have a $400 minimum.

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 Raleigh.


I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in Raleigh. You name it!

Full-time Chef

A longer stay in Raleigh? I'm available for holidays, on a daily basis, and so forth. Just let me know!

Cooking Classes

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

Book your experience with Chef John

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