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Private Chef in Grimes

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Private Chef in Grimes

Since the first Private Chef that joined Take a Chef and created a profile in Grimes in December, 2017, more than 14 Private Chefs have affiliated to our platform in Grimes and offer their services as Private Chef anywhere in Iowa.

Starting from 2017, 758 guests have already enjoyed a Private Chef in Grimes through Take a Chef. Up until today, our chefs have shared 68 customized menu proposals, sending a total of 365 messages to the guests, who have rated their experience an average score of 5 out of 5.

Our guests in Grimes typically reserve menus of 159 USD per person, which include 4.31 courses, sharing an average of 4.62 messages with their Private Chef for the personalization of their menu before reserving. Submit your request and find your Private Chef in Grimes!

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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14 Private Chefs in Grimes

Meet the top rated Private Chefs in Grimes

Stephen Kleinman-Private Chef in Grimes

Stephen Kleinman

Denver

Please note that I have been vaccinated. All my events will be conducted with the utmost practice of sanitation and care. My food products will com... view more

4.7 (23)
71 services
Andrea Uzarowski-Private Chef in Grimes

Andrea Uzarowski

Boulder

Growing up in Europe I learned to appreciate how pure ingredients can be. We grew all of our fruits and vegetables, raised our animals and from an... view more

4.3 (8)
63 services
Rudy Galindo-Private Chef in Grimes

Rudy Galindo

Sycamore

Graduated culinary school in Chicago 2002 and been in the industry for over 20 plus years .My passion for catering and personal chef business has g... view more

4.7 (23)
46 services
Joe Seeds-Private Chef in Grimes

Joe Seeds

Denver

I am a professional chef with over 30 years professional experience in a wide array of cuisines Asian, Latin, French, Italian, Spanish, Caribbean,... view more

4.6 (10)
28 services
Ross Pentzer-Private Chef in Grimes

Ross Pentzer

Fishers

I was born and raised in southern Indiana learning my passion for food from my grandmother and cooking shows. I moved to Indianapolis for culinary... view more

4.8 (8)
20 services
Ramses Alvarez-Private Chef in Grimes

Ramses Alvarez

Milwaukee

I’m a chef with 18 years in the culinary world, working in very successful kitchens from fine dining to gastropubs; leading most of the kitchens wi... view more

5 (9)
19 services
Alvin Yu-Private Chef in Grimes

Alvin Yu

Chicago

Originally from San Francisco, California, Chef Alvin Yu has spent a large portion of his life in the kitchen. Growing up in a large family, he was... view more

4.8 (11)
19 services
Angelina Bastidas-Private Chef in Grimes

Angelina Bastidas

Chicago

I am a professional chef with over ten years experience in both fine dining and casual restaurants. I am a team player who is passionate about culi... view more

5 (9)
18 services
Marcus Johnson-Private Chef in Grimes

Marcus Johnson

Cincinnati

I have over 15 years of experience with stents of knowledge in 20 different world cuisines. I love cooking with fresh ingredients and being challen... view more

4.8 (10)
18 services
Jean-Luc Voegele-Private Chef in Grimes

Jean-Luc Voegele

Lone Tree

Over 25 years of experience in luxury hotels and independent restaurant kitchens in Europe, Asia and the United States. Ample experience in fine d... view more

5 (12)
17 services
Eric Vollono-Private Chef in Grimes

Eric Vollono

Denver

I am a professionally trained chef with over 22 years of experience working in casual and fine dining restaurants in New York City, Chicago, Provid... view more

5 (11)
16 services
Michael Eckles-Private Chef in Grimes

Michael Eckles

Bloomfield Hills

My name is Michael Eckles and I have been cooking as soon as I was old enough to reach the counter top. I am only 25 as of 2020 yet the skills I ha... view more

5 (9)
16 services

68 menus personalized by our Private Chefs in Grimes

Every occasion needs a tailored menu, personalize yours!

More than 700 guests have already enjoyed the experience

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AVERAGE SCORE BASED ON 119 REVIEWS

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Chef

5

The guests in Grimes have scored the experience with their Private Chef with a 5.

Presentation

5

Not only taste counts! The presentation of our Private Chefs dishes has received a 5 average score.

Cleaningness

5

The clean up of the kitchen and dining area in Grimes has been scored with a 5 on average.

Food quality

5

The quality of the menus cooked by our Private Chefs in Grimes received an average score of 5.

Take a Chef

5

The oeverall experience of our guests with Take a Chef in Grimes has received a score of 5!

We had an excellent experience with Chef Andrea. She is communicative, punctual, and a talented chef. Our guests raved about the meal, and we would gladly work with her again.

Mark Purser - May 20 2019

5/ 5

Chef Rudy was amazing! He worked very delicately and made sure he was providing us with a 5 star experience. We will definitely request his service again!

Ben - Oct 27 2020

5/ 5

This was the first time bringing a chef into our home and definitely not the last. What an experience. Chef Joe was amazing! He had a large selection of dishes. He bought all fresh ingredients and even left us 4 different types of fresh herbs. He made 4 dishes that were all amazing. The layers of flavors were superb. We will definitely be referring him and will use him again in the future. I highly recommend him!

Nicole Young - Dec 14 2020

5/ 5

Chef Ross was wonderful. He was very professional, and easy to be around. All of his dishes were interesting, flavorful, and with excellent presentation. I will definitely use him again.

Emily Cline - Dec 27 2020

5/ 5

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Key information about Private Chef in Grimes

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

39 years

The average age of our Private Chefs in Grimes

39% women

Percentage of Private Chef women in Grimes.

4 hours

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

2017-12-08

First Private Chef service in Grimes.

18% of kids

Percentage of Private Chef services with kids in Grimes.

21 bookings

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

172%

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

3 languages

Languages spoken by our Private Chefs in Grimes.

50%

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

5 days

Average number of days booked for multiple services.

34 pictures

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

1 days

Average timeframe from the Private Chef request to booking.

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

How much does a Private Chef cost in Grimes?

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 Grimes is 170 USD per person. Between 3 and 6 people, the average price is 160 USD per person. Between 7 and 12 people, the average price is 138 USD. For 13 or more people the average price is 124 USD.

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 Grimes on each particular month of the year.

What is the most reserved type of cuisine in Grimes?

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

Discover our Private Chefs

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

Frequently asked questions

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

What does a Private Chef service include in Grimes?

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 Grimes?

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 Grimes is 170 USD per person. Between 3 and 6 people, the average price is 160 USD per person. Between 7 and 12 people, the average price is 138 USD. For 13 or more people the average price is 124 USD. 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 Grimes?

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 Grimes?

In Grimes there are currently 14 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 Grimes?

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

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