Laurels
Best Personal
Chefs in Miami
2018

Why These Personal Chefs?

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

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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(305) 809-8347

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Bella Personal Chef Catering

Bella Personal Chef Catering is a private chef and caterer located in Miami, Florida that serves South Florida, Miami-Dade, and Broward Counties. They have years of experience in the catering and banquet business and offer a variety of cold, hot, and vegetarian options for all guests. Their food stations include the Mediterranean Action Station, “Latin Fame” Tapa Display, Mexico Essence, and Tartare Bar. Bella Personal Chef Catering provides an affordable way to enjoy healthy, delicious and unique meals.

Miami, FL(305) 381-2299

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Chef Adriana Rizo Avellaneda

Chef Adriana Rizo Avellaneda is a private chef in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida who graduated from the Argentine Institute of Gastronomy with a degree in Professional Gastronomy. Their most popular services include a restaurant at home, yacht party, and Argentinian Parrillada. Clients can plan delicious, personalized menus according to their taste buds and enjoy a healthier diet with high-quality ingredients served fresh. Chef Adriana Rizo Avellaneda caters for private events as well.

Sunny Isles Beach, FL(786) 308-5688

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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(305) 409-1212

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De Cuzine Private Chef Services

De Cuzine Private Chef Services is a personal chef business located in Miami Beach, Florida. The owner and chef studied Culinary Arts in the Universidad Technologica Equinoccial, Boston University Culinary Arts Continuing Education, and Le Cordon Bleu. De Cuzine Private Chef Services serves meals the client’s way, doing all the shopping for dinner parties and events. De Cuzine holds certifications that include ServSafe and HACCP- University of Connecticut.

Miami Beach, FL(617) 501-1219

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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(954) 290-7223

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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(786) 269-6343

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Giegel's Gourmet LLC

Giegel's Gourmet, LLC is a personal chef and catering service in Fort Lauderdale, Florida that serves the areas of Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. Their personal chef service is ideal for busy families, professional couples, career-minded singles, new parents, those recovering from illness, senior citizens, and professional athletes. Giegel's Gourmet, LLC is a member of the American Personal & Private Chef Association.

Fort Lauderdale, FL(858) 848-9221

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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(954) 816-6509

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La Vinoteca Ristorante & Pizzeria

La Vinoteca Ristorante & Pizzeria is an Italian restaurant and caterer located in Coral Gables, Florida. Their chef, Ludo, has over 30 years of experience in the food and restaurant industry and offers lunch, dinner, and catering menus. The catering menu includes baked pasta, salads, chicken dishes, fresh cut veal, pasta specials, sandwich platters, and dessert. Ludo is an award-winning chef and successful restaurateur who can be hired as a personal chef.

Coral Gables, FL(305) 446-0003

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Lucia’s Personal Chef Service

For 11 years, Lucia’s Personal Chef Service has focused on fresh food prepared using high-quality ingredients. Clients' menus are customized to their food preferences to ensure that their favorites are always on the table. Lucia's prepares a variety of cuisines and never repeats an entrée in six months unless requested. They can accommodate a number of weight-loss and medically restrictive diets including gluten-free, paleo, heart-healthy, diabetic, Hashimoto's, low sodium, vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, and many more.

Miami, FL(305) 388-3536

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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(954) 579-2311

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Star Island Chef - Chef David Hill

Star Island Chef - Chef David Hill is a premier personal chef in Miami Beach, Florida. Chef David has over 20 years invested in the restaurant and hospitality industry. This experienced private chef brings a flavor experience to any party or gathering. Star Island Chef - Chef David Hill is an award-winning private chef.

Miami Beach, FL(239) 738-3210

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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(786) 417-3825

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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(305) 632-9272

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The Sidewalk Chef

The Sidewalk Chef is culinary school and private chef service located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Chef Shashank Agtey attended Florida International University where he earned his degree in International Hotel and Restaurant Management through a track scholarship. Chef Shashank’s goal is to cook healthy, 5-star meals in 20 minutes or less.

Fort Lauderdale, FL(954) 818-9641

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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(954) 367-9232

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