Private Chef in Waialae - Kahala

Hire one of our 44 Private Chefs in Waialae - Kahala and personalize your menu, 3599 clients in Waialae - Kahala have already booked their chef!

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Private Chef in Waialae - Kahala

Since the first Private Chef that joined Take a Chef and created a profile in Waialae - Kahala in February, 2018, more than 44 Private Chefs have affiliated to our platform in Waialae - Kahala and offer their services as Private Chef anywhere in Honolulu County.

Starting from 2018, 3599 guests have already enjoyed a Private Chef in Waialae - Kahala through Take a Chef. Up until today, our chefs have shared 810 customized menu proposals, sending a total of 8455 messages to the guests, who have rated their experience an average score of 4.68 out of 5.

Our guests in Waialae - Kahala typically reserve menus of 164 USD per person, which include 4.3 courses, sharing an average of 4.68 messages with their Private Chef for the personalization of their menu before reserving. Submit your request and find your Private Chef in Waialae - Kahala!

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44 Private Chefs in Waialae - Kahala

Meet the top rated Private Chefs in Waialae - Kahala

Ignacio García Duque-Private Chef in Kahala

Ignacio García Duque


Experienced Executive Chef with a demonstrated history of working in the hospitality industry, Skilled in Catering, Food & Beverage, Hospitality M... view more

5 (6)
17 services
Andrew Stone-Private Chef in Kahala

Andrew Stone


A Culinary Arts graduate of Johnson & Wales University Providence, RI. 2000 With over 20 years Culinary experience Chef Andrew Stone has extensiv... view more

2.5 (2)
15 services
Anon Shine-Private Chef in Kahala

Anon Shine


I am a life long Artist and self-taught Wholistic Chef. I have been working professionally as a caterer, planning and executing my own menus for 13... view more

4.9 (6)
15 services
Lauren Andrade-Private Chef in Kahala

Lauren Andrade


I am a family loving chef with over 15 years of experience cooking in some of Kauai's finest restaurants. I am passionate about using the freshest... view more

5 (3)
8 services
Brentton Stinson-Private Chef in Kahala

Brentton Stinson


Aloha! Welcome to Maui. Hire me for some of the best cuisine you'll find locally, and brought directly to your dinner table and guests. - Local... view more

4.6 (3)
8 services
Maria Peterson-Private Chef in Kahala

Maria Peterson


Hello my name is Maria and I am the owner of MPC catering company! I am always sourcing the freshest, most interesting ingredients. I use sustainab... view more

5 (4)
7 services
Ann-Marie Burtell-Private Chef in Kahala

Ann-Marie Burtell


Aloha. I have been a private chef on Maui, Hawaii working for elite clients since 2008. I have my own business and some of my clients have been wit... view more

4.7 (2)
6 services
Kerstin Pfeiffer-Private Chef in Kahala

Kerstin Pfeiffer


I'm a professional Chef with over 20 years of experience. I have worked in traditional restaurant settings as well as resort kitchens. In addition,... view more

5 (3)
6 services
Chef Maja Liotta-Private Chef in Kahala

Chef Maja Liotta


My family's love of food has spanned three generations and two continents. Coming from a family of chefs and restaurateurs, the kitchen is where I... view more

5 (3)
5 services
Karol Piechnik-Private Chef in Kahala

Karol Piechnik


I was born in Poland where my love for food has come from. I grew up in a large family and Im the youngest of 7. My mother constantly had food o... view more

5 (1)
3 services
Laraine Corneilson-Private Chef in Kahala

Laraine Corneilson


Laraine was born and raised in New Jersey, where she grew up experiencing the melting pot of ethnic foods in New York City. Her love for food start... view more

4.8 (3)
3 services
Matt Vidusek-Private Chef in Kahala

Matt Vidusek


I am a professional chef with several years cooking experience and an Associate's Degree from the Culinary Institute of America. I have worked at m... view more

4.6 (2)
3 services

810 menus personalized by our Private Chefs in Waialae - Kahala

Every occasion needs a tailored menu, personalize yours!

More than 3500 guests have already enjoyed the experience



4.7/ 5



The guests in Waialae - Kahala have scored the experience with their Private Chef with a 4.39.



Not only taste counts! The presentation of our Private Chefs dishes has received a 4.67 average score.



The clean up of the kitchen and dining area in Waialae - Kahala has been scored with a 4.72 on average.

Food quality


The quality of the menus cooked by our Private Chefs in Waialae - Kahala received an average score of 4.72.

Take a Chef


The oeverall experience of our guests with Take a Chef in Waialae - Kahala has received a score of 4.78!

Chef Ignacio and Vanessa were absolutely fantastic and exceeded our expectations. The food was excellent, the service was fantastic, and they were both so friendly and so humble. We could not have asked for a better experience. Will recommend Chef Ignacio to anyone and everyone that will listen.

Julia Morales - Feb 24 2022

5/ 5

Andrew and Ryan are amazing. We highly recommend them and will use them again the next time we are in Hawaii. Thanks for a nice evening!

Jake Betts - Apr 25 2022

5/ 5

Chef Anon was absolutely amazing! She listened to what our favorite dishes were and then added a local Hawaii flavor to all of it! She was very responsive to every question I had before arriving to our destination and she was so sweet when we met in person. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking to hire a personal chef or for catering!

Benedette Mcguire - May 03 2021

5/ 5

Chef Lauren did an outstanding job! Food was fantastic! She is very professional, and took care of us extremely well! Highly recommended!

George Bevilacqua - Jan 14 2022

5/ 5

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Key information about Private Chef in Waialae - Kahala

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42 years

The average age of our Private Chefs in Waialae - Kahala

57% women

Percentage of Private Chef women in Waialae - Kahala.

5 hours

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


First Private Chef service in Waialae - Kahala.

17.9% of kids

Percentage of Private Chef services with kids in Waialae - Kahala.

7 bookings

Maximum number of bookings for a Private Chef in Waialae - Kahala by a single client.


Increase in the number of Private Chef bookings in Waialae - Kahala in the last year

3 languages

Languages spoken by our Private Chefs in Waialae - Kahala.


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

6 days

Average number of days booked for multiple services.

404 pictures

Photos of our Private Chefs uploaded to the platform in Waialae - Kahala.

2 days

Average timeframe from the Private Chef request to booking.

How many services of Private Chef are booked in Waialae - Kahala 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 Waialae - Kahala, 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 Waialae - Kahala, 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 Waialae - Kahala?

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 Waialae - Kahala is 149 USD per person. Between 3 and 6 people, the average price is 120 USD per person. Between 7 and 12 people, the average price is 110 USD. For 13 or more people the average price is 140 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 Waialae - Kahala on each particular month of the year.

What is the most reserved type of cuisine in Waialae - Kahala?

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

Discover our Private Chefs

Each Private Chef in Waialae - Kahala 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 Waialae - Kahala who will personalize every detail of your experience.

Our Private Chef in Kahala

Would you like to enjoy a Private Chef service in Kahala?

Turn your house into a restaurant with a Private Chef who will prepare dinner in your kitchen. You will be able to personalize every detail – you choose what you want to eat and when you want to eat. Our Private Chefs in Kahala will analyze your request and send you their proposals, adapting it to your needs. On the day of the service, the Chef will buy the ingredients, cook them at home, carry out the table service and clean up before leaving, so that you can relax and enjoy.

Dish cooked by a Private Chef in Kahala

Our Private Chefs in Kahala go the extra mile

ake a Chef is all about creating a dining experience that is perfect for you. That’s why the menu is designed according to your preferences. We know that finding the right chef to suit your needs is crucial. All of our chefs have been trained in prominent culinary schools and have a decade of experience in the industry. To make sure that everything is to your liking, you’ll be able to view a detailed profile of each chef that contacts you with a menu proposal. Then you can communicate with them directly to make any changes. Just click the button below to get started!

A Private Chef experience in Kahala

Try something different! Try a Private Chef service in Kahala.

The best and most original experiences are those that surprise you from the very beginning and do not stop until the end. These are the experiences that make the best memories. This is Take a Chef’s philosophy. We offer a completely personalized service, show cooking, gastronomic advice and the chance to understand how the dishes on your menu are made. Any American, Asian or Mediterranean dishes can be showstoppers on your dining table with the expertise of one of our Private Chefs.

Frequently asked questions

Below you can find the most common questions about Private Chefs in Waialae - Kahala.

What does a Private Chef service include in Waialae - Kahala?

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 Waialae - Kahala?

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 Waialae - Kahala is 149 USD per person. Between 3 and 6 people, the average price is 120 USD per person. Between 7 and 12 people, the average price is 110 USD. For 13 or more people the average price is 140 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 Waialae - Kahala?

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 Waialae - Kahala?

In Waialae - Kahala there are currently 44 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 Waialae - Kahala?

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 3599 guests in Waialae - Kahala, guests usually tip 14,72% of the total amount to their Private Chef.

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