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Private Chef in Oakley

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Private Chef in Oakley

Since the first Private Chef that joined Take a Chef and created a profile in Oakley in February, 2017, more than 58 Private Chefs have affiliated to our platform in Oakley and offer their services as Private Chef anywhere in California.

Starting from 2017, 11922 guests have already enjoyed a Private Chef in Oakley through Take a Chef. Up until today, our chefs have shared 2819 customized menu proposals, sending a total of 35024 messages to the guests, who have rated their experience an average score of 4.82 out of 5.

Our guests in Oakley typically reserve menus of 144 USD per person, which include 4.58 courses, sharing an average of 4.28 messages with their Private Chef for the personalization of their menu before reserving. Submit your request and find your Private Chef in Oakley!

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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58 Private Chefs in Oakley

Meet the top rated Private Chefs in Oakley

James Richmond - Private Chef in Oakley

James Richmond

Napa

I am a professional chef with 15+ years of experience. I was trained at the Californian Culinary Academy in San Francisco. I worked under chef Mathe... view more

4.7 (5)
19 services
Max Porterkhamsy - Private Chef in Oakley

Max Porterkhamsy

Sonoma

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 ... view more

5 (3)
18 services
Rogelio Garcia - Private Chef in Oakley

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... view more

5 (7)
12 services
Auset Selassie - Private Chef in Oakley

Auset Selassie

Oakland

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

4.8 (1)
12 services
Maria Parish - Private Chef in Oakley

Maria Parish

Petaluma

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... view more

4.8 (5)
11 services
David Mau - Private Chef in Oakley

David Mau

Fairfield

Currently working statewide but forged in the trenches of the Orange County music scene and over the campfires of the High Sierra, the culinary talent... view more

4.9 (3)
9 services
Pablo Gimenez Melo - Private Chef in Oakley

Pablo Gimenez Melo

SF

Pablo Giménez Melo Born in the Southern Hemisphere's Santa Fe, Argentina riding horses and playing in fruit trees on his family's farm, Pablo's senses... view more

5 (3)
5 services
Annicette Benson - Private Chef in Oakley

Annicette Benson

SF

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... view more

5 (1)
4 services
Champ Jones - Private Chef in Oakley

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... view more

5 (1)
4 services
Valerie Ann Imperial - Private Chef in Oakley

Valerie Ann Imperial

Richmond

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... view more

4.7 (1)
3 services
Jeremy Blaringhem - Private Chef in Oakley

Jeremy Blaringhem

SF

French chef with 20 years experience... I love to work with local farmers and create new dishes accordingly to the season. From Vegan to meat lover I ... view more

5 (1)
2 services
Veronica McNeal - Private Chef in Oakley

Veronica Mcneal

Oakland

Chef Veronica born in the heart of Oakland California. Chef Veronica has lived throughout the bay area. Graduating Hayward High. The passion for cooki... view more

5 (2)
2 services

2819 menus personalized by our Private Chefs in Oakley

Every occasion needs a tailored menu, personalize yours!

More than 11900 guests have already enjoyed the experience

4.82

AVERAGE SCORE BASED ON 2156 REVIEWS

4.8/ 5

Chef

4.72

The guests in Oakley have scored the experience with their Private Chef with a 4.72.

Presentation

4.84

Not only taste counts! The presentation of our Private Chefs dishes has received a 4.84 average score.

Cleaningness

4.83

The clean up of the kitchen and dining area in Oakley has been scored with a 4.83 on average.

Food quality

4.83

The quality of the menus cooked by our Private Chefs in Oakley received an average score of 4.83.

Take a Chef

4.9

The oeverall experience of our guests with Take a Chef in Oakley has received a score of 4.9!

Chef James did an excellent job! He was able to accommodate multiple dietary restrictions and his food was above and beyond what we expected. He was very easy to work with and tolerated our high energy crew. Would definitely recommend!

Melissa - Aug 20 2019

5/ 5

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 09 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

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Key information about Private Chef in Oakley

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

39 years

The average age of our Private Chefs in Oakley

56% women

Percentage of Private Chef women in Oakley.

6 hours

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

2017-02-12

First Private Chef service in Oakley.

15.7% of kids

Percentage of Private Chef services with kids in Oakley.

9 bookings

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

91%

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

4 languages

Languages spoken by our Private Chefs in Oakley.

60.8%

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

4 days

Average number of days booked for multiple services.

451 pictures

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

2 days

Average timeframe from the Private Chef request to booking.

How many services of Private Chef are booked in Oakley 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 Oakley, 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 Oakley, 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 Oakley?

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 Oakley is 327 USD per person. Between 3 and 6 people, the average price is 112 USD per person. Between 7 and 12 people, the average price is 178 USD. For 13 or more people the average price is 163 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 Oakley on each particular month of the year.

How many Private Chef register in Oakley each month?

After many years of offering our services in Oakley, we are lucky to have a fantastic team of chefs that keeps growing all the time!

Every month, 1 Private Chefs register with us. Our verification team reviews these new Private Chef profiles daily to categorize them, allowing you to discover incredible new chefs every month.

What is the most reserved type of cuisine in Oakley?

We mainly offer six types of cuisine in Oakley: Mediterranean, Italian, French, Japanese, Mexican and surprise. The type of cuisine with the highest number of bookings in Oakley 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 Oakley!

Discover our Private Chefs

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

Frequently asked questions

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

What does a Private Chef service include in Oakley?

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 Oakley?

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 Oakley is 327 USD per person. Between 3 and 6 people, the average price is 112 USD per person. Between 7 and 12 people, the average price is 178 USD. For 13 or more people the average price is 163 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 Oakley?

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 Oakley?

In Oakley there are currently 58 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 Oakley?

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 11922 guests in Oakley, guests usually tip 14,72% of the total amount to their Private Chef.

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