Best Personal Chefs in Miami

Why These Personal Chefs?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Miami Personal Chefs on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Basil Personal Chef, LLC

Basil Personal Chef, LLC is a private chef located in Doral, Florida. In 2011, Chef Stella Giraldella earned a BS in Culinary Management at Florida International University. In 2012, she attended Miami Culinary Institute, earning her certificate in Culinary Arts. She specializes in personal chef services, private parties, and corporate events. This chef caters in-home dinner parties, meals for every day, fit chef/special diet options, creative canape parties, and BBQ.

DORAL, FL 33126


Chef Albrich

Chef Albrich is a private chef based in Miami, Florida that serves Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Boca Raton/Palm Beach. Chef Albrich is a European-born and trained chef with over eight years of experience. He can work for a client as a private chef for a day, a week, or longer. He is also available for catering events of 50 to 250 guests. Chef Albrich prepares dinner parties for all types of VIPs, celebrities, politicians and European royalty.

Miami, FL 33154


Dominic Orlich, Private Chef For Hire

Dominic Orlich, Private Chef For Hire, is a personal chef in Palm Beach, Florida who studied at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. He has over 20 years private chef experience on yachts and estates. His menu includes a fine selection of hors d’oeuvres, starters, entrees, sides, and desserts. Dominic Orlich has been a Thumbtack Professional since 2015.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304


Dragonfly Chef

Dragonfly Chef is a personal chef service located in Miami, Florida. Their private chef is Gonzalo Ramia, whose Venezuelan family's roots trace back to both Lebanon and Spain. His cooking is thus heavily influenced by various European and Mediterranean cuisines. This chef offers event planning, catering, and party rentals. He enjoys cooking for others and working closely with his clients to ensure food is prepared with the individual’s tastes in mind.

Miami, FL 33138


Just Like Mom's Personal Chef Services

Just Like Mom's Personal Chef Services is a private chef located in Plantation, Florida that serves Ft. Lauderdale and Western Broward County. Their services include delicious meals, customized meal plans, party platters, and unique romantic gift ideas. Just Like Mom's Personal Chef Services is a Pacesetter Award Winner and a member of the Personal Chefs Network, Inc.

Plantation, FL 33317


Personal Chef in Florida

Personal Chef in Florida is a private chef service located in Hallandale, Florida. Their chef, Sylvie, is the former chef of French restaurant "Cook'in Paris" in Pembroke Pines. To best meet their client’s expectations, various types of services are available such as seated dining, buffet- cold, hot, sweet or savory, and finger food. Personal Chef in Florida is a proud member of the United States Personal Chef Association.

Hallandale Beach, FL 33009


Private Chef Marina Staver

Private Chef Marina Staver is a professional chef offering personal culinary services for households and businesses in the Miami area. Marina Staver is a professional chef expert in the field of healthy cooking with over 15 years of experience cooking for families in the Belarusian Forbes. She is known for her positive outlook and passion for cooking innovative healthy meals for families and large groups, with several clients citing her flexibility in creating quick meals and goodie bags for busy clients.

10350 West Bay Harbor Drive
Bay Harbor Islands, FL 33154

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The Dancing Palate, Inc

The Dancing Palate, Inc is a catering business in Miami, Florida that serves Miami-Dade, Broward, and Monroe County. They offer catering packages, custom cake designs, and private chef services. Paul Lobeck, The Dancing Palate's executive chef, is a graduate of Johnson and Wales University with MBA in Hospitality Management and Event Planning. He was also the Featured Chef at Coral Gables Food Wine and Spirits Festival 2016. The Dancing Palate, Inc won Best of Thumbtack in 2015 and 2016.

Miami, FL 33173


The Miami Personal Chef

The Miami Personal Chef is a personal chef located in Cutler Bay, Florida. Chef Stuart Shaw, the executive chef, boasts over 30 years of experience. Chef Shaw attended the Florida International University School of Hospitality Management, where he received his BS in 1988. He is a licensed food manager in the state of Florida. Services include event planning, private cooking classes, and weekly meal service. The Miami Personal Chef also offers personal chef and yacht courses.

Cutler Bay, FL 33189


The Pickled Beet

The Pickled Beet provides fully customized meals with each dish crafted by professional chefs using fresh, organic, and local ingredients. They offer a variety of options tailored to each client's specific needs and won't repeat the same entrée in three months unless requested. They also accommodate many individual preferences and dietary restrictions, including dairy-free, gluten-free, ketogenic, paleo, pescatarian, heart-healthy, diabetic, vegan, vegetarian, and many more.

Miami, FL 33186

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YaDa Chef

YaDa Chef is a personal chef and catering business in Fort Lauderdale, Florida that offers chef services, cooking classes, cooking therapy, and craft services. Their personal chef services include consultation, menu planning, and cooking. Their executive chef, Joseph Yacino, serves as a personal, freelance, yacht, and villa chef. Chef Joseph Yacino underwent training in England, France, Greece, Italy, Norway, and Scotland, allowing him to bring classic, regional cuisines to his clientele.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304


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