Private Chef in Capitola - Take a Chef

Private Chef in Capitola

Hire one of our 18 Private Chefs in Capitola and personalize your menu, 8531 clients in Capitola have already booked their chef!

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Private Chef in Capitola

Since the first Private Chef that joined Take a Chef and created a profile in Capitola in February, 2017, more than 18 Private Chefs have affiliated to our platform in Capitola and offer their services as Private Chef anywhere in California.

Starting from 2017, 8531 guests have already enjoyed a Private Chef in Capitola through Take a Chef. Up until today, our chefs have shared 1944 customized menu proposals, sending a total of 22971 messages to the guests, who have rated their experience an average score of 4.76 out of 5.

Our guests in Capitola typically reserve menus of 140 USD per person, which include 3.4 courses, sharing an average of 3.59 messages with their Private Chef for the personalization of their menu before reserving. Submit your request and find your Private Chef in Capitola!

How does it work?


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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18 Private Chefs in Capitola

Meet the top rated Private Chefs in Capitola

Max Porterkhamsy


We are a curated a team of private chefs serving the Northern California Wine Country. We each have diverse backgrounds, each with well over a decade...

5 (3)
17 services

Caitlin Suarez


I started cooking in restaurants in Seattle, WA in 2007. I take pride in making my customers feel special and fulfilled. My strength in hospitality co...

4.2 (4)
14 services

Rogelio Garcia

San Anselmo

Chef Rogelio Garcia began working in Northern California kitchens at the of age 15, when he landed a job as a dishwasher in Napa while still in high s...

5 (6)
12 services

Auset Selassie


I am a Private Chef who specializes in catering to individuals with dietary restrictions and specific dietary needs. I graduated from the Culinary...

4.8 (1)
12 services

Jordan Russell


My hospitality career began at the age of 15 and has taken me around the world since. After graduating from culinary school, I worked in a few gre...

4.5 (1)
8 services

Maria Parish


My career as a professional chef began in 1997, as I graduated from the Los Angeles Culinary Institute and trained with AMC Raymond Hofmeister. But, t...

4.7 (3)
8 services

Sam Badolato


Chef Sam Badolato, Most recently a Finalist on Food Network” CHOPPED “. Chef Badolato Features his Sonoma County food & Wine pairings with guests at k...

4.8 (2)
7 services

Jesse McClelland


I started my culinary adventure 15 years ago in Melbourne Australia where I attended culinary school at William Angiliss Itstitute Of Tafe. One of Au...

5 (2)
6 services

Keo Xayavong

Santa Rosa

Growing up with food as the core of every family function. I've developed the love of cooking early on. I have a passion for my ethnic southeast asian...

4.8 (2)
6 services

Annicette Benson


I am a student of the culinary craft, constantly seeking knowledge and experience. I am formally trained Professional Chef with an AOS degree from the...

5 (1)
4 services

Champ Jones

San Jose

I come from 10 years of experience in the New York CIty area. During this time I’ve benefitted from many diverse training experiences from American S...

5 (1)
4 services

Valerie Ann Imperial


I used to be a Cook under the well known Michelin-starred Chef Michael Mina in San Francisco. While I was an apprentice in his restaurant I studied Fo...

4.7 (1)
3 services

1944 menus personalized by our Private Chefs in Capitola

Every occasion needs a tailored menu, personalize yours!

More than 8500 guests have already enjoyed the experience



4.8/ 5



The guests in Capitola have scored the experience with their Private Chef with a 4.64.



Not only taste counts! The presentation of our Private Chefs dishes has received a 4.78 average score.



The clean up of the kitchen and dining area in Capitola has been scored with a 4.78 on average.

Food quality


The quality of the menus cooked by our Private Chefs in Capitola received an average score of 4.78.

Take a Chef


The oeverall experience of our guests with Take a Chef in Capitola has received a score of 4.86!

Our chef was so amazing! She made us feel at ease and the food was top notch! Better than going out to dine! She was so talented and gave us an amazing overall experience. Everyone was very happy!

Mr. Ernesto Malinis - Oct 9, 2018

5/ 5

Chef Caitlin was amazing. Dishes were excellent. I would highly recommend her for any occasion. We had an intimate dinner with just me and my husband and she made it very memorable. Great person, amazing chef!

Brandi Heffner - Oct 24, 2018

5/ 5

Responsive and communicative. Great pre-planning. Went above and beyond to provide excellent service. The food was absolutely delicious and the guests were very pleased.

Katrina Christine - Jul 13, 2020

5/ 5

Food and service were both exceptional. Thank you for a wonderful night!

Ariana - Sep 25, 2019

4.8/ 5

Jordan was very chill and professional. 100% would recommend.

Chrissy Vaccaro - Oct 28, 2019

4.5/ 5

Maria was wonderful and her food was exceptional!

Kelley Gasparino - Nov 30, 2020

5/ 5

Awesome experience, chef did a great job!

Shirley Cervantes - Feb 18, 2020

4.8/ 5

Jesse is a consummate professional. Communication was excellent while planning the menu and he showed up well prepared. The menu was as advertised and Jesse explained each dish. Most importantly, the ingredients were high quality, fresh and cooked to perfection. Highly recommended!

Allan Alexopulos - Jan 7, 2021

5/ 5

We loved Chef Keo. He was super friendly, great collaboration on the menu, accommodating with our requests, and great conversation while prepping for the appetizers. Loved the flavors and presentation, he left the kitchen cleaner than he found it and was very discreet. We had a wonderful experience!

Casey McGuirk - Nov 20, 2020

5/ 5

Chef Auset was amazing from the beginning of our interaction to the end of the meal. The menu exceeded our expectations. The presentation was impressive. She explained each course with enthusiasm and professionalism. I would hire her again and recommend to all my friends.

Damon Culcleasure - Sep 29, 2019

5/ 5

Valerie did an amazing job on a very short notice (I booked 24h in advance only)! She took excellent care of us (expat couple) from point A to point Z and everything was delicious. We had a degustation dinner setup, with some french flavor here and there, it was fantastic. I wish I could attach pictures we took during the diner, everything was perfectly presented and tasted heavenly good (we also loved the spicy notes along the way). I highly recommend her, and am already looking forward to book Christmas and New Year's eve with take a chef, as we won't be able to travel back home this year. K&M

Mathieu HUBERT-AUGER - Oct 21, 2019

4.7/ 5

The chefs and food were amazing!! Local ingredients from the Sonoma / Napa area and such polite and wonderful chefs! Would highly recommend! We loved it

Allie Wisialowski - Oct 22, 2018

5/ 5

Caitlin was absolutely wonderful! The food was amazing, presentation on point, and everyone really enjoyed the experience!

Nicole Robinson - Jan 4, 2019

4.5/ 5

Chef Rogelio prepared for us the most memorable meal. Not only was he pleasant and professional to work with every single dish he prepared for us was impeccably executed. It really was an unforgettable experience and I would absolutely jump at the chance to experience another meal by him. I would definitely recommend him to anyone and everyone. The BEST!!

Ellen O - Nov 25, 2020

5/ 5

Chef Maria was awesome! She was on time, professional, polite and the food was amazing. We will definitely use her again!

george sousou - Dec 21, 2020

5/ 5

Friendly, punctual. Made great food and we had a lot of fun!

Roman Nunez - Sep 12, 2019

4.7/ 5

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Key information about Private Chef in Capitola

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

45 years

The average age of our Private Chefs in Capitola

59% women

Percentage of Private Chef women in Capitola.

4 hours

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


First Private Chef service in Capitola.

17.9% of kids

Percentage of Private Chef services with kids in Capitola.

11 bookings

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


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

3 languages

Languages spoken by our Private Chefs in Capitola.


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

4 days

Average number of days booked for multiple services.

206 pictures

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

2 days

Average timeframe from the Private Chef request to booking.

How many services of Private Chef are booked in Capitola 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 Capitola, 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 Capitola, prices may vary especially for last minute reservations. Step ahead and book a Private Chef to avoid any surprises!

What is the most reserved type of cuisine in Capitola?

"We mainly offer six types of cuisine in Capitola: Mediterranean, Italian, French, Japanese, Mexican and surprise. The type of cuisine with the highest number of bookings in Capitola is the Surprise cuisine, and the less booked type is the Japanese 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 Capitola!"

Discover our Private Chefs

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

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