Private Chef in Odenton

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Private Chef in Odenton

Since the first Private Chef that joined Take a Chef and created a profile in Odenton in March, 2017, more than 107 Private Chefs have affiliated to our platform in Odenton and offer their services as Private Chef anywhere in Anne Arundel County.

Starting from 2017, 5063 guests have already enjoyed a Private Chef in Odenton through Take a Chef. Up until today, our chefs have shared 2384 customized menu proposals, sending a total of 23329 messages to the guests, who have rated their experience an average score of 4.68 out of 5.

Our guests in Odenton typically reserve menus of 171 USD per person, which include 4.05 courses, sharing an average of 3.15 messages with their Private Chef for the personalization of their menu before reserving. Submit your request and find your Private Chef in Odenton!

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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107 Private Chefs in Odenton

Meet the top rated Private Chefs in Odenton

Chef Toya Nicole-Private Chef in Odenton

Chef Toya Nicole

Baltimore

I'm a Personal/ Traveling Chef that offers Personal/ Traveling Chef Experiences and Catering Services, Healthy Meal Prep, Cooking Demos, etc. I'm... view more

4.8 (10)
23 services
Woody Davis-Private Chef in Odenton

Woody Davis

Richmond

I have been in the Culinary Arts Field for over 15 years. I studied culinary at the Academy of Culinary Arts in New Jersey. I have a passion for c... view more

4.8 (13)
22 services
Sorakom Keawsamerta-Private Chef in Odenton

Sorakom Keawsamerta

Middleburg

I’ve been cooking for at least 30 years, my grandmother taught me the family recipe and every time I saw the way she cooking made me happy. I am th... view more

4.8 (8)
13 services
Lorenzo Hunt-Private Chef in Odenton

Lorenzo Hunt

Philadelphia

I am a philadelphia local, who has been classically trained as a cook. My culinary adventure started around 6 years after when I got a job as a dis... view more

5 (5)
12 services
Trayvon Smith-Private Chef in Odenton

Trayvon Smith

Drexel Hill

Flexible Chef with exceptional knowledge of various cuisines and cultures. Graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. A personable professional... view more

4.8 (8)
12 services
Nicolai Creatore-Private Chef in Odenton

Nicolai Creatore

Richmond

Professional Chef in the Richmond area with over twenty years of experience in restaurant kitchens and catering . Most recently cooking on the roa... view more

5 (3)
8 services
Khyania Bryan-Private Chef in Odenton

Khyania Bryan

Philadelphia

I am a 12 year cooking veteran with experience in many different cuisines. I studied at Kutztown University with the hopes of obtaining my degree i... view more

5 (4)
7 services
Dawn Furr-Private Chef in Odenton

Dawn Furr

Philadelphia

I am a professional chef of 10years now. I graduated 2nd top of the class. I came straight from school and practice my technique at Some of the top... view more

5 (4)
7 services
Marianna Lavin-Private Chef in Odenton

Marianna Lavin

Souderton

I have long been in love with all things FOOD.  Over the years, I have created and prepared countless meals for those all important events. Choosin... view more

4.8 (4)
7 services
Nikki Joniak-Private Chef in Odenton

Nikki Joniak

Philadelphia

I’m Nikki :) I have been cooking in Philadelphia for four years, using my time to soak up a bunch of new skills and hone my style. I love cooking... view more

5 (3)
4 services
John Yi-Private Chef in Odenton

John Yi

Hanover

I started off my culinary adventure when I was 20 yrs old. Like most 20 yr olds, not really knowing what to do for their career, I went into a humb... view more

4.3 (1)
3 services
Mai Spann-Private Chef in Odenton

Mai Spann

Washington

Chef Mai specializes in intimate brunch or dinner party experiences, with an emphasis on elegant seafood creations. She is a former corporate IT pr... view more

5 (1)
3 services

2384 menus personalized by our Private Chefs in Odenton

Every occasion needs a tailored menu, personalize yours!

More than 5000 guests have already enjoyed the experience

4.68

AVERAGE SCORE BASED ON 1241 REVIEWS

4.7/ 5

Chef

4.43

The guests in Odenton have scored the experience with their Private Chef with a 4.43.

Presentation

4.65

Not only taste counts! The presentation of our Private Chefs dishes has received a 4.65 average score.

Cleaningness

4.86

The clean up of the kitchen and dining area in Odenton has been scored with a 4.7 on average.

Food quality

4.7

The quality of the menus cooked by our Private Chefs in Odenton received an average score of 4.7.

Take a Chef

4.76

The oeverall experience of our guests with Take a Chef in Odenton has received a score of 4.76!

My husband and I are forever grateful that we chose Chef Toya for our 25th anniversary dinner. Due to COVID concerns we chose to dine in our home. The food, her presentation and professionalism was outstanding. We will not hesitate to refer her to family and friends. Take A Chef should consider it an honor to have her on your team.

Robin Haskins - May 28 2021

5/ 5

Chef Woody is a class act - I trust him and will continue to support/refer him to my peers in the government and military spaces. The food was extremely fresh, the presentation was nice and everyone enjoyed their experience. You won't be disappointed - five stars!

Shaliek Tarpley - Nov 23 2020

5/ 5

The day with chef Ram was amazing! He brought everything he needed and explained about the ingredients and why he was preparing them the way he did. His company was very pleasant and entertaining. Quality of the food was outstanding and the presentation was superb as well. I highly recommend this chef.

Dennis - May 18 2020

5/ 5

Trayvon was an amazing and personable chef. We celebrated our 4 year anniversary and he helped make it a special night. Definitely recommend!

Simon Llaguno - Nov 15 2022

5/ 5

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Key information about Private Chef in Odenton

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

44 years

The average age of our Private Chefs in Odenton

45% women

Percentage of Private Chef women in Odenton.

5 hours

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

2017-03-17

First Private Chef service in Odenton.

17.9% of kids

Percentage of Private Chef services with kids in Odenton.

18 bookings

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

61%

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

5 languages

Languages spoken by our Private Chefs in Odenton.

54.7%

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

7 days

Average number of days booked for multiple services.

774 pictures

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

2 days

Average timeframe from the Private Chef request to booking.

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

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 Odenton is 143 USD per person. Between 3 and 6 people, the average price is 139 USD per person. Between 7 and 12 people, the average price is 121 USD. For 13 or more people the average price is 132 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 Odenton on each particular month of the year.

How many Private Chef register in Odenton each month?

After many years of offering our services in Odenton, 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 Odenton?

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

Discover our Private Chefs

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

Frequently asked questions

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

What does a Private Chef service include in Odenton?

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 Odenton?

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 Odenton is 143 USD per person. Between 3 and 6 people, the average price is 139 USD per person. Between 7 and 12 people, the average price is 121 USD. For 13 or more people the average price is 132 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 Odenton?

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 Odenton?

In Odenton there are currently 107 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 Odenton?

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 5063 guests in Odenton, guests usually tip 14,72% of the total amount to their Private Chef.

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