Best Personal Chefs in Charlotte

Why These Personal Chefs?

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

All Things in Good Taste

All Things in Good Taste is a catering and personal chef services company in Lake Norman. The owner learned his craft under his mother, who taught him to cook Southern cuisine, comfort food, and soul food. All Things in Good Taste offers customized meal planning as well as an elite The Sky Is the Limit plan for dinner parties that includes servers, a photographer, fresh linens, flower arrangements, and more. The company offers a range of hors d’oeuvres, soups, salads, entrees, and desserts on its sample menu.

Cornelius, NC 28031


Chef Jeff & Co.

Chef Jeff & Co. is a personal chef and catering business in Concord that opened in 2003. The company cooks meals at its commercial kitchen and has them ready for pickup or delivery on Fridays and Saturdays. Clients create an account and then select their entrees, side dishes, and desserts on the Chef Jeff & Co. website without a subscription plan. The company also offers catering services for corporate events and personal special events such as weddings, reunions, and banquets.

Concord, NC 28027


Salted Chef

Salted Chef is a professional personal chef service in Charlotte. Salted Chef’s mission is “to provide relief for many people who find it challenging to tackle dinner each night.” The company works with clients who have special dietary requirements. Clients can form long-term relationships with their personal chef and receive weekly meal services or employ one on a one-time basis. Salted Chef’s menu includes traditional dishes as well as gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, and dairy-free options.

Bellwood, IL 60104


What's for Dinner

What’s for Dinner is a personal chef service in Charlotte. Owner and chef Jill Aker-Ray opened her business in 2007 and later graduated from The Culinary Business Academy of Atlanta. Chef Aker-Ray provides cooking classes, in-home catering services for dinner parties, and personal chef services for groups at a range of vacation destinations. The company is a member of the United States Personal Chef Association and is ServSafe certified.

Charlotte, NC 28270