Private Chef in Tucson

Hire one of our 28 Private Chefs in Tucson and personalize your menu, 6034 clients in Tucson have already booked their chef!

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Private Chef in Tucson

Since the first Private Chef that joined Take a Chef and created a profile in Tucson in April, 2017, more than 28 Private Chefs have affiliated to our platform in Tucson and offer their services as Private Chef anywhere in Pima County.

Starting from 2017, 6034 guests have already enjoyed a Private Chef in Tucson through Take a Chef. Up until today, our chefs have shared 1174 customized menu proposals, sending a total of 4833 messages to the guests, who have rated their experience an average score of 4.6 out of 5.

Our guests in Tucson typically reserve menus of 159 USD per person, which include 4.26 courses, sharing an average of 4.17 messages with their Private Chef for the personalization of their menu before reserving. Submit your request and find your Private Chef in Tucson!

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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28 Private Chefs in Tucson

Meet the top rated Private Chefs in Tucson

Rodolfo Reyes-Private Chef in Tucson

Rodolfo Reyes


I am a passionate professional chef with more than 20 years of progressive culinary training, I graduated from culinary school in 2005 and have hel... view more

4.8 (65)
162 services
J.. Perry-Private Chef in Tucson

J.. Perry


With a Portuguese father and Brazilian mother, I had grown up watching both my parents in the kitchen cooking their foods from home like anything w... view more

4.8 (44)
72 services
Martin Avitia-Private Chef in Tucson

Martin Avitia


I am a Professional chef that has been cooking for over 10 years. I studied at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, where I was trained in clas... view more

4.9 (23)
44 services
Zoia Bolotov BZchefathome-Private Chef in Tucson

Zoia Bolotov Bzchefathome


With over 18years of experience in the industry I know how to listen to my customers and how to make them happy. I enjoy cooking all types of cuisi... view more

4.7 (12)
33 services
Debbie Elder-Private Chef in Tucson

Debbie Elder

Fountain Hills

My background includes years of professional event planning, recipe development, food styling and cookbook production. I was trained by French che... view more

4.7 (8)
18 services
Bryan Gorton-Private Chef in Tucson

Bryan Gorton


I am a professional chef with over 10 years experience. I have a Culinary Degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. I have also spent time st... view more

5 (5)
10 services
Ashley Cole-Private Chef in Tucson

Ashley Cole


I am a professional chef with over 10 years of experience. I have been an executive chef for 7 years providing specials and catering in addition t... view more

4.7 (4)
10 services
Anthony Barrett-Private Chef in Tucson

Anthony Barrett


Raised in Oakland, CA, Chef Anthony moved to Mesa, AZ, in 2007. Anthony is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu. He has been very successful in the culinar... view more

5 (2)
2 services
Steve Rogan-Private Chef in Tucson

Steve Rogan


Chef Steve Rogan has been working in the food industry as a restaurant owner, operator, chef, caterer, and promoter since 1973. He and his company... view more

3.5 (1)
1 services
Annie Godin-Private Chef in Tucson

Annie Godin


I am a personal chef providing amazing vegan meals to families and individuals around the valley. I absolutely love sharing food with people, and a... view more

5 (1)
1 services
Paul Kennedy-Private Chef in Tucson

Paul Kennedy


I am a Michelin star trained Chef who has over 20 years experience working in restaurants, hotels, bars and catering. I trained at Stratford Upon A... view more

5 (1)
1 services
Fabio Javier-Private Chef in Tucson

Fabio Javier


I cook in a totally homemade way and respecting the traditions. I have been incorporating typical recipes, where I have lived: Spain, Italy, France... view more

4 (1)
1 services

1174 menus personalized by our Private Chefs in Tucson

Every occasion needs a tailored menu, personalize yours!

More than 6000 guests have already enjoyed the experience



4.6/ 5



The guests in Tucson have scored the experience with their Private Chef with a 4.38.



Not only taste counts! The presentation of our Private Chefs dishes has received a 4.59 average score.



The clean up of the kitchen and dining area in Tucson has been scored with a 4.62 on average.

Food quality


The quality of the menus cooked by our Private Chefs in Tucson received an average score of 4.62.

Take a Chef


The oeverall experience of our guests with Take a Chef in Tucson has received a score of 4.71!

Chef Rodolfo was great! He gave us a truly incredible experience and was very accommodating to a large group!

Madlen Malinowski - Sep 16 2021

5/ 5

Jay's cooking was a highlight to our girls' weekend in Scottsdale! His food was incredible and he was so accommodating to food allergies and intolerances in our group. Not only was his cooking exceptional, but he has a great sense of humor and easy-going demeanor which made the entire group feel comfortable and at ease throughout the night. We would ask Jay to cook for us again in a heartbeat!

Remy Olyha - May 20 2021

5/ 5

Had sushi menu made for 15 guys. Everything was done smoothly. Food was incredible! Thank you for the experience!

Cole Dorsett - Oct 17 2022

5/ 5

Chef Debbie Elder was amazing - not only was her food delicious, but she also provided excellent explanation of her dishes, used vegetables and herbs from her own personal garden, and left my kitchen spotless! Highly recommend!

Trista Fisher - Feb 11 2021

5/ 5

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Key information about Private Chef in Tucson

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

41 years

The average age of our Private Chefs in Tucson

45% women

Percentage of Private Chef women in Tucson.

4 hours

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


First Private Chef service in Tucson.

22.3% of kids

Percentage of Private Chef services with kids in Tucson.

21 bookings

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


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

2 languages

Languages spoken by our Private Chefs in Tucson.


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

5 days

Average number of days booked for multiple services.

232 pictures

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

2 days

Average timeframe from the Private Chef request to booking.

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

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 Tucson is 157 USD per person. Between 3 and 6 people, the average price is 150 USD per person. Between 7 and 12 people, the average price is 135 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 Tucson on each particular month of the year.

What is the most reserved type of cuisine in Tucson?

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

Discover our Private Chefs

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

Our Private Chef in Tucson

Transform your home into one of Tucson's best restaurants

Enjoy a Private Chef service in the comfort of your own home. At Take a Chef we offer a unique way to experience any occasion, transforming your kitchen into one of Tucson's best restaurants to make birthdays, anniversaries, romantic dinners and family brunch truly memorable.
Just click below to let us know what cuisine you'd like, give us a few details about your kitchen and your guests and start receiving tailor-made menus from our professional chefs in your area.
Choose your favorite menu and on the day of the service the chef you selected will buy the best produce from their preferred local market. They'll then come and cook directly in your kitchen! And, to make sure you can relax and enjoy the experience, they'll provide table service and ensure your kitchen is spotless before leaving.

Dish cooked by a Private Chef in Tucson

Tucson's best chefs at your fingertips

We have over 60 chefs in Tucson alone, which means that we're confident you'll find exactly what you're looking for.
All of our chefs have at least 10 years of experience in the industry and were trained in the best cooking schools. Once you receive a menu proposal from one of them, you'll be able to see their profile to make sure it's to your liking and contact them directly to request any changes you would like to make to their menu suggestion.

A Private Chef experience in Tucson

A unique dining experience right at home

Tucson's restaurant scene has been gathering accolades around the US and rightly so. Over the past decade it has developed a dynamic and exciting dining selection with the likes of restaurants including Wildflower, Vivace and Feast.

What we at Take a Chef like to do though, is take dining to the next level - with a personalized and intimate dining experience in the comfort of your own home. Where the chef has created a menu completely for you and your guests and is devoted entirely to your experience.

Just click above to start!

Frequently asked questions

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

What does a Private Chef service include in Tucson?

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 Tucson?

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 Tucson is 157 USD per person. Between 3 and 6 people, the average price is 150 USD per person. Between 7 and 12 people, the average price is 135 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 Tucson?

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 Tucson?

In Tucson there are currently 28 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 Tucson?

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 6034 guests in Tucson, guests usually tip 14,72% of the total amount to their Private Chef.

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