Best Personal Chefs in Boston

Why These Personal Chefs?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Boston 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

Bistro a Casa

Bistro a Casa has provided professional chef services in the greater Boston area for over five years. Chef and owner, Lisa Reilly, prepares seasonally-inspired meals made with fresh ingredients right in the clients' homes. Clients only need to pop these meals into the oven for quick, nutritious dinners. Menu options include everything from freshly baked muffins to roasted vegetable lasagna. Chef Reilly can accommodate most dietary needs, including vegan, vegetarian, diabetic, gluten-free, low-calorie, or low-sodium diets.

Watertown, MA 02472


Didi Emmons

Didi Emmons lives in Milton, Massachusetts and is a personal chef, caterer, consultant, and author of three cookbooks. Didi focuses on flavors of the earth including vegetables, spices, herbs, roots, tree shoots, and other wild foods. As a personal chef, she visits weekly while bringing fresh produce, preparing, and cooking up to 5 dinners in a single day in the clients’ home.

Milton, MA 02186


Grace Brinton, Inc.

Grace Brinton, Inc. is a specialized meal delivery company in Boston, Massachusetts. They offer meal services, health coaching, healthy cooking lessons and organic weekly meal delivery. For individual meals, their fee is $30, and for family style meals, the price is $16–$20 per person. Meal planning and recipe development services are $50 per hour. Their on-call private chef services are $75 per hour plus grocery costs. Their food packaging is eco-friendly.

Boston, MA 02118


Jacqui's Culinary Capers

Jacqui's Culinary Capers is a personal chef service in Saugus, Massachusetts. Chef Jacqui offers family service, weekly or biweekly meals, and personal chef services. Personal chef Jacqui is a Certified Nutritional Consultant, and Jacqui's Culinary Capers is a member of the United States Personal Chef Association, American Culinary Federation, and National Therapy Association.

Saugus, MA 01906


Lester Esser, Personal Chef

Lester Esser, Personal Chef is located in Roslindale, Massachusetts. His services include fresh service, cocktail party time, family style buffets, cookouts and BBQ’s, the game’s on, paella parties, and dinner in a flash prep service. Lester Esser also offers food tours and BBQ school/cooking classes. This personal chef is a proud member of the United States Personal Chef Association. Lester Esser has undergone the MA Allergen Training.

Roslindale, MA 02131


The Vegan Pact

The Vegan Pact is a personal chef service company in Waltham, Massachusetts that was established by Personal Chef Lisa in 2011. Their services include in-home weekly meal prep, in-home individual cooking lessons, and in-home group parties. Class themes that can also be prepared for in-home meal services include comfort foods gone healthy, the weeknight vegan, cooking with kale, and vegan in a day. The Vegan Pact is Yummly Certified.

Waltham, MA 02451


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