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Private Chef in Shirebrook

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Private Chef in Shirebrook

Since the first Private Chef that joined Take a Chef and created a profile in Shirebrook in October, 2016, more than 49 Private Chefs have affiliated to our platform in Shirebrook and offer their services as Private Chef anywhere in England.

Starting from 2016, 2770 guests have already enjoyed a Private Chef in Shirebrook through Take a Chef. Up until today, our chefs have shared 572 customized menu proposals, sending a total of 9108 messages to the guests, who have rated their experience an average score of 4.97 out of 5.

Our guests in Shirebrook typically reserve menus of 97 GBP per person, which include 3.92 courses, sharing an average of 3.26 messages with their Private Chef for the personalization of their menu before reserving. Submit your request and find your Private Chef in Shirebrook!

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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49 Private Chefs in Shirebrook

Meet the top rated Private Chefs in Shirebrook

Alan Irwin - Private Chef in Shirebrook

Alan Irwin

London

Young chef with over 20 years experience from high end fine dining to top end gastro pubs and luxury hotels ! Since an early age I have been fascinate... view more

4.9 (77)
111 services
Kimberleys Cuisine - Private Chef in Shirebrook

Kimberleys Cuisine

Manchester

I have loved cooking for people as early as I can remember. Bringing people together with food is a passion of mine. I enjoy cooking for people and cr... view more

4.7 (13)
39 services
Bogdan Neacsu - Private Chef in Shirebrook

Bogdan Neacsu

Royal Leamington Spa

Bogdan has a passion for local, seasonal food and loves using techniques and flavours that he's picked up on his travels, working as a chef on cruise ... view more

5 (5)
8 services
Gary Tunstall - Private Chef in Shirebrook

Gary Tunstall

Woodford

Hi my name is Gary Tunstall, I have been a chef for 20yrs, I have travelled far and wide to experience different flavours from around the globe, I hav... view more

4.3 (3)
8 services
James Bosworth - Private Chef in Shirebrook

James Bosworth

Telford

I am a professional chef with 15+ years experience in restaurant, event and private dining. I am very well travelled and have picked up many flavour c... view more

4.5 (2)
6 services
Ricky Matonti - Private Chef in Shirebrook

Ricky Matonti

Brent

Starting in kitchens aged 16, I have worked everywhere from high end members clubs to pubs to being in the team that won a Michelin star at The Goring... view more

5 (3)
6 services
Laurie Curtis - Private Chef in Shirebrook

Laurie Curtis

Manchester

Proud Northern chef Laurie Curtis. Influenced by an eclectic range of cultures and cuisines. With specialisms in British, European, Mediterranean and ... view more

5 (2)
5 services
Jack Barrett - Private Chef in Shirebrook

Jack Barrett

Sunderland

I am an ambitious young chef with a passion for hospitality and good food. I'm looking for the opportunity to share my cooking with other foodies that... view more

5 (2)
5 services
Oliver Charnock - Private Chef in Shirebrook

Oliver Charnock

Dursley

My name is Oliver Charnock and I would like to introduce myself. I am a self motivated chef with over 17 years experience working within the food indu... view more

5 (2)
4 services
Georgi Valchev - Private Chef in Shirebrook

Georgi Valchev

Burton upon Trent

Hello there, I am professional Chef with international based experience in six different countries(Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus, US, Northern Ireland and... view more

4.9 (2)
4 services
Andrea Carola - Private Chef in Shirebrook

Andrea Carola

London

London based since 2015, for me growing up in Italy meant spending hours in kitchens surrounded by Cooks where food brought all together around the ta... view more

5 (1)
3 services
Nicola D'onofrio - Private Chef in Shirebrook

Nicola D'onofrio

London

The curiosity that always distinguishes me led me to undertake voyages between flavors, fragrances, and technical meetings both in my Italy and the w... view more

5 (1)
2 services

572 menus personalized by our Private Chefs in Shirebrook

Every occasion needs a tailored menu, personalize yours!

More than 2700 guests have already enjoyed the experience

4.97

AVERAGE SCORE BASED ON 486 REVIEWS

5/ 5

Chef

4.83

The guests in Shirebrook have scored the experience with their Private Chef with a 4.83.

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 Shirebrook has been scored with a 5 on average.

Food quality

5

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

Take a Chef

5

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

Our experience with Chef Alan was fantastic from start to finish. You might think it would be weird having someone cook for you in your house, but Alan's friendly and personable demeanor made the experience really enjoyable. Alan produced for us a 7 course taster menu, in which every mouthful was absolutely delicious and I could not find any fault with it. Alan came prepared with his own crockery and cutlery which really added to the experience and definitely added a feeling of being in a restaurant. There was not a thing I would have changed. I would definitely recommend Alan (and have already done so) to anyone thinking about having a private chef.' On the scale of 1 to 5 it would be a firm 5. Thanks again Alan, we really did have a fantastic time.

Tony Blunsten - Apr 03 2021

5/ 5

KImberley was fantastic. Her food was excellent and she was incredible professional. Would recommend without hesitation.

Allan - Mar 22 2021

5/ 5

Chef Bogdan was absolutely phenomenal. He was punctual, polite, and professional. His food was excellent. Myself and my guests were absolutely blown away by the quality of his service. We will all be highly recommending him and Take a Chef to everyone we know.

Greg Mulley - Apr 18 2021

5/ 5

Ricky is a fantastic chef. He prepared and made fantastic food and was a delightful personality.

Ajwad - Aug 31 2020

5/ 5

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Key information about Private Chef in Shirebrook

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

38 years

The average age of our Private Chefs in Shirebrook

60% women

Percentage of Private Chef women in Shirebrook.

6 hours

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

2016-10-23

First Private Chef service in Shirebrook.

12% of kids

Percentage of Private Chef services with kids in Shirebrook.

10 bookings

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

169%

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

3 languages

Languages spoken by our Private Chefs in Shirebrook.

56.3%

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

6 days

Average number of days booked for multiple services.

194 pictures

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

1 days

Average timeframe from the Private Chef request to booking.

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

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 Shirebrook is 134 GBP per person. Between 3 and 6 people, the average price is 89 GBP per person. Between 7 and 12 people, the average price is 64 GBP. For 13 or more people the average price is 58 GBP.

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 Shirebrook on each particular month of the year.

What is the most reserved type of cuisine in Shirebrook?

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

Discover our Private Chefs

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

Frequently asked questions

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

What does a Private Chef service include in Shirebrook?

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 Shirebrook?

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 Shirebrook is 134 GBP per person. Between 3 and 6 people, the average price is 89 GBP per person. Between 7 and 12 people, the average price is 64 GBP. For 13 or more people the average price is 58 GBP. 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 Shirebrook?

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 Shirebrook?

In Shirebrook there are currently 49 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 Shirebrook?

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 2770 guests in Shirebrook, guests usually tip 14,72% of the total amount to their Private Chef.

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