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Why These Personal Chefs?

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

Chef Dane Catering

Chef Dane Catering provides first-class service with an artisan flavor for clients in the Seattle area. The team of passionate culinary professionals delivers exceptional catering service to clients hosting everything from small dinners to large-scale events. Chef Dane Catering has been providing unforgettable culinary experiences utilizing seasonal and high-quality foods for more than 20 years. The business specializes in adding a personal touch to events with distinctive details suited to individual client tastes. Clients can expect to have well-balanced, delicious food for corporate events, social parties, weddings, and other special events. Chef Dane Catering ensures that each client has the support of a professional hospitality team to make any event stand above the rest.

Lynnwood, WA 98036


Chef Hartner

Chef Hartner delivers first-class personal chef services to clients in the Seattle area. The creative, passionate owner-chef has more than 30 years of experience in the culinary industry and is a Certified Executive Chef through the American Culinary Federation. He specializes in helping clients to eat well every day of the week without eating out. Well-balanced, healthy menus using fresh, local, and sustainable ingredients are customized in-home to meet individual dietary needs and food tastes. Chef Hartner offers a range of services to support healthy eating including personal chef services, private parties, cooking classes, and kitchen coaching. He has provided exceptional chef services for high profile clients including the owner of the Dallas Cowboys, and the International Olympic Committee. A recent dinner party client said that Chef Hartner’s dinner was so fantastic that guests are still talking about it.

Chef Ken's Catering

A former Ritz-Carlton chef, Ken is also an International award winning culinarian, a certified nutrition and wellness consultant, published author and an expert on writing menus and recipes. Chef Ken offers personal and private chef service, intimate catering, in-home and online cooking classes and Spa cuisine experiences.

2200 Minor Ave East
Seattle, WA 98102

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Down to Earth Cuisine

Down to Earth Cuisine offers in-home personal chef meal planning and customized menu services to customers in Seattle. Their talented chefs buy the freshest ingredients, prepare all meals in the client's own kitchen, clean up, and then leave meals in the fridge. Cooking classes are available for those who wish to learn how to create their own culinary dishes. Down to Earth Cuisine also offers meal delivery services that keep the customer's dietary requirements in mind.

5608 17th Ave NW # 515
Seattle, WA 98107


Frankie’s Table

Frankie’s Table is a go-to source for personal chef services in the Seattle area. The creative and talented owner-chef works hard so that clients can relax and spend quality time at the dinner table. He is passionate about helping busy people who care about eating well-balanced and flavorful food. Frankie’s Table meals are delicious, wholesome, seasonally fresh, and affordable. Clients can choose from the exceptional personal chef services or custom dinner parties with a personal touch. A recent dinner party client says the chef created a personalized gourmet meal plan and a beautiful, hand-printed menu which made the occasion all the more special.

Lake Forest Park, WA 98155


From My Kitchen To Yours

From My Kitchen To Yours is a catering company offering personal chef services to clients throughout the Seattle metro area. This business cooks dinner for its clients guests and allows them to make expedited orders from a pre-decided menu. It also offers weekly meal-prep services that involve shopping for clients and preparing pre-packaged meals made to their specifications. Besides its personal chef services, From My Kitchen To Yours also provides catering services for events.

Home Meals With Karen

Home Meals With Karen has been providing exceptional personal chef and catering services in the Seattle area for 20 years. The owner-chef is passionate about helping clients experience the healthiest, tastiest, and most satisfying meals possible. She creates delicious and healthy menus that meet specific client tastes, lifestyles, and budgets. Home Meals With Karen also hosts cooking classes for culinary enthusiasts of every variety. Students will learn how to choose ingredients and grocery shop.

Honest to Goodness Personal Chef Services

Honest To Goodness Personal Chef Services provides exceptional food preparation support to clients in the Seattle area. A talented and diverse team of food specialists prepare healthy and flavorful home-style dinners that meet a variety of dietary needs. The passionate culinary team specializes in personal chef and kitchen concierge services to support clients with active lifestyles. The group offers a range of services to help families and individuals lacking the time or desire to prepare meals. Honest To Goodness Personal Chef Services will give clients peace of mind and reduce stress with meal preparation services, grocery shopping, delivery, party planning, cooking lessons, and healthy kitchen makeovers. A recent corporate client said that The Honest To Goodness team planned, prepped, and executed a delicious and creative buffet.

Junip Foods

Junip Foods offers top-shelf personal chef and private party food preparation services to clients in the Seattle area. The owner-chef is passionate and enthusiastic about helping eliminate the chore of shopping and cooking for individuals with limited time or desire to prepare meals. He specializes in sourcing local, sustainable foods using healthy ingredients with peak nutrition as a top priority. Junip Foods focuses on personalizing delicious and nourishing meals. Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, lactose-free and other dietary restrictions are no problem. The business offers a range of services to help clients save time while enjoying healthful and flavorful meals including personal chef services, private parties, hors d’oeuvres parties, and meal delivery service. A recent personal chef client says that Junip Foods created a wonderful, creative, and high-quality meal.


Laila’s is the go-to source for professional personal chef services in the Seattle area. The owner-chef has more than 20 years of experience creating amazing authentic Moroccan food. He brings passion to the table with simple ingredients and aromatic spices that yield rich and delicious flavors. Laila’s will handle all details including shopping, prep-work, cooking, and serving. Custom menu creation is available to suit individual tastes and budgets. The professional chef stays on-site until the kitchen is clean and clients are done eating. Flavorful dishes that meet a variety of dietary needs are served family style from client dishware. Clients can expect to enjoy Laila’s meals and service without working in the kitchen.

Seattle, WA 98102


LesaCooks Personal Chef Service

LesaCooks Personal Chef Service provides professional in-home meal preparation services for clients in the Seattle area. The owner-chef is passionate about cuisine and has over 17 years of experience as a cook and culinary instructor. She specializes in Northwest seasonal cuisine while catering to specific food needs and preferences of individual clients. LesaCooks Personal Chef Service offers a range of services to support clients with healthy eating goals including meal preparation, cooking classes, catering, and small dinner service.

Meals by Madeline

Meals by Madeline provide Seattle-area customers with the ease of home cooking without the stress. The creatively talented culinary professional specializes in offering an exceptional dining experience with ready-to-heat meals, or in-home cooking services. She uses only the freshest seasonal ingredients to create exciting recipes that suit individual tastes and dietary requirements. Meals by Madeline offer a range of services including in-home meal preparation, meal delivery, cooking demos, catering, dinner parties, and more. She covers every detail by personalizing menus, grocery shopping, cooking, packaging, and cleaning up. A recent dinner party client says that Meals by Madeline was a life saver, the meal was delicious, and the clean-up afterward was wonderful.

Seattle, WA 98102


Seattle Chef Joe

Seattle Chef Joe provides distinctive culinary experiences for clients in the Seattle area. The business commits to delivering exquisite food, expert coordination, and gracious client service. Seattle Chef Joe specializes in creating meals with local produce and fresh ingredients that yield food with exceptional taste. An extensive variety of meal selections is available to meet individual tastes, lifestyles, and budgets. Seattle Chef Joe delivers passion and a wealth of culinary knowledge to each catering event, weekly meal service client, and cooking class. Exceptional service is a top priority, and the business employs the highest standards of hospitality when serving individuals, families, and guests at corporate events. A recent dinner party client says the food was amazing and the chef was so educational and personable.

Seattle Ginger

Seattle Ginger offers custom meal planning and preparation services for clients in the Seattle area. The local woman-owned business specializes in formulating the perfect food experience to meet individual needs, tastes, and budgets. She offers a range of creative and flexible cuisine-centered services including catered events, personalized meals, cooking classes, personal chef, and meal planning. A recent catering client says that the food was outstanding and guests thoroughly enjoyed the evening.

thyme to Nourish

thyme to Nourish provides exceptional mobile personal chef and food education services to clients in the Seattle area. The company focuses on promoting whole foods and healthy living as part of the in-home personal chef service. thyme to Nourish offers personalized food education services in one-on-one lessons, groups, dinner party classes, or private coaching sessions. Expert personal chef services include knowledgeable support and guidance for clients with special needs and goals including weight loss, diabetes, high blood pressure, and other dietary regimens. thyme to Nourish handles all grocery shopping and meal planning to provide clients with peace of mind and extra time to enjoy life.

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