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catered our Fourth of
baby gender
cookout for 30 people. DELICIOUS food!! The pulled pork" (I think
spent 18 hours on this with the slow cooking and pulling-and it was evident- so tender it fell apart and so flavorful!!) and
's famous beans were so yummy! We had the pork, chicken, all beef hot dogs, macaroni & cheese, garlic toast, watermelon salad, spinach artichoke dip and a veggie & dip tray. There was plenty of food and everyone loved it!
&
are so sweet-they even cut the watermelon salad into star shapes to go with our theme! Very professional, very accommodating, very gracious people who make absolutely delicious food at a very reasonable price.
&
were very helpful with all planning and worked very hard to ensure everything went very smoothly and it did! I highly recommend
and will hire them again for our next event!

-GINGER G.

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"Our interaction with Chef
was stellar. He was prompt with emails, phone calls, and had a lot of different menu options for us to choose from." The pricing for something like this was comparable to an online food service like Hello Fresh, and/or Plated.

-Brandon R.

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I attended a wedding catered by
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and was extremely disappointed by the service provided.The wedding and the dinner were held in the same area which required that the wedding guests move to a vestibule area for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres while
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brought in tables and set the tables for dining. It was supposed to be a weight of about an hour between the wedding and the beginning of the dinner but in actuality ended up being nearly 2 hours because
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had forgotten the seating chart as well as the place cards. Someone had to be sent back to the office to retrieve the seating chart and place cards which delayed dinner by almost an hour. once we were seated the servers did not use the place cards to determine who should receive which meal instead they called out who gets the vegetarian plate. approximately 20 minutes later they came around and asked who gets the beef plate and another 20 minutes later they came around and asked who was still waiting to receive a chicken plate. by the time the diners who would order chicken received their meal the vegetarian plaited people had finished their meal and the beef plated people were more than halfway through. On a couple of tables there were no water glasses and when I asked for water glasses for our table they brought the glasses but still no water we requested water and received it as they were clearing the dinner plates off the table. From what I unders
tand the
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service was understaffed and I feel that the host and hostess of the wedding should receive at attended a wedding catered by
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and was extremely disappointed by the service provided.The wedding and the dinner were held in the same area which required that the wedding guests move to a vestibule area for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres while
Raleigh Personal Chefs Provider Name Locked
brought in tables and set the tables for dining. It was supposed to be a weight of about an hour between the wedding and the beginning of the dinner but in actuality ended up being nearly 2 hours because
Raleigh Personal Chefs Provider Name Locked
had forgotten the seating chart as well as the place cards. Someone had to be sent back to the office to retrieve the seating chart and place cards which delayed dinner by almost an hour. once we were seated the servers did not use the place cards to determine who should receive which meal instead they called out who gets the vegetarian plate. approximately 20 minutes later they came around and asked who gets the beef plate and another 20 minutes later they came around and asked who was still waiting to receive a chicken plate. by the time the diners who would order chicken received their meal the vegetarian plaited people had finished their meal and the beef plated people were more than halfway through. On a couple of tables there were no water glasses and when I asked for water glasses for our table they brought the glasses but still no water we requested water and received it as they were clearing the dinner plates off the table. From what I unders
tand the
Raleigh Personal Chefs Provider Name Locked
service was understaffed and I feel that the host and hostess of the wedding should receive at lattended a wedding catered by
Raleigh Personal Chefs Provider Name Locked
and was extremely disappointed by the service provided.The wedding and the dinner were held in the same area which required that the wedding guests move to a vestibule area for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres while
Raleigh Personal Chefs Provider Name Locked
brought in tables and set the tables for dining. It was supposed to be a weight of about an hour between the wedding and the beginning of the dinner but in actuality ended up being nearly 2 hours because
Raleigh Personal Chefs Provider Name Locked
had forgotten the seating chart as well as the place cards. Someone had to be sent back to the office to retrieve the seating chart and place cards which delayed dinner by almost an hour. once we were seated the servers did not use the place cards to determine who should receive which meal instead they called out who gets the vegetarian plate. approximately 20 minutes later they came around and asked who gets the beef plate and another 20 minutes later they came around and asked who was still waiting to receive a chicken plate. by the time the diners who would order chicken received their meal the vegetarian plaited people had finished their meal and the beef plated people were more than halfway through. On a couple of tables there were no water glasses and when I asked for water glasses for our table they brought the glasses but still no water we requested water and received it as they were clearing the dinner plates off the table. From what I understand the
Raleigh Personal Chefs Provider Name Locked
service was understaffed and I feel that the host and hostess of the wedding should receive at least a partial refund for the very poor service. I would not recommend using this caterer for any occasioneast a partial refund for the very poor service. I would not recommend using this caterer for any occasionleast a partial refund for the very poor service. I would not recommend using this caterer for any occasion
- VIRGINIA S.
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My wife is in chronic pain and partially disabled, and I am to old to do everything anymore. We used to eat out a lot, or bring food in, but I was not satisfied that we were getting a healthy diet. I found
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's ad on a competitor's site and interviewed her. Turns out she is about the same age as our daughter, is now single but has an eighteen year old son she still raises. For the five years previous to moving to Albuquerque,
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had a personal chef and catering business in Chicago, Ill., where her parents still live. She was born in Romania, raised in Israel, and speaks (and cooks) in five languages.
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has been cooking all her life, basically. She has only one condition: she will not cook pork (against her religion). Other than that she will cook anything you want, and has the skills to do it. She is personally a vegetarian, but was not always, and her meat dishes are every bit as delicious and well prepared as her vegetables, soups, breads, salads, and deserts. We have her shop at a local organic food store, so everything she prepares for us is fresh, organic and wholesome.
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works for four hours at a time. During that period, she plans the menu (with you, of course), goes shopping, comes back and prepares all the food you ordered, then cleans up the kitchen. Last week she made Stuffed Chicken
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,
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(with fresh pasta), Baked Root Vegetables Au Gratin, two loaves of Zucchini Bread, Mixed Fruit Salad, Cut Veggies for snacking, and a great
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Stew as well. We usually have more than we can eat, and it all warms up well. Now, instead of going out with friends at some restaurant, we can (and do) entertain them at home with great food, as least as good as we could get at any of the places where we used to eat out. And it costs no more.
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can cook for any dietary restrictions you may have, and still have the food wholesome and tasting great. She will also cook for events and cater them. She can cook kosher, halal, vegan, gluten free, nut free, or adhere to any dietary restrictions you have, and it will still taste so good! You won't miss a thing! If you need a cook, you should really give her a try.
- Charles B.
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I couldn't have asked for a better event. My husband was completely surprised and the menu included all of his favorites. Passed hors d'oeuvres:
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pigs in a blanket, deviled eggs, an amazing assortment of bruschetta (chicken liver
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,
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with honey and red pepper
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, etc.), and cheese plate. The dinner menu started with a great arugula salad with
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, candied walnuts and a honey balsamic vinaigrette, followed by rack of lamb cooked to perfection, twice baked potatoes with a sea salt crust and a
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of veggies. Dessert included a black forest birthday cake and assorted pastries.
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and her team were consummate professionals and my friends are still raving about the food!
- Erik A.
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I got an estimate and made an appointment. I was impressed with the professionalism of this young lady from the start. Every single aspect of the service far exceeded my expectations. She went to work and stayed focused during her work. She cleaned very thoroughly and was very pleasant. She had quoted a very fair price and I was totally surprised at all the cleaning she did for the price. I could not be more pleased with the job she did. I give her a 10 out of 10 score.
- michael B.
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was professional, prompt and guided me through the entire process. We met well before the party date and agreed on a menu and a budget. He also managed the rental of plates, flatware and wine glasses for the event.
He was prompt and courteous and professional on the day of the party and required very little guidance/assistance in setting up the serving areas.
The food was elegant, delicious and made the entire event feel special. The setup was was pleasing to the eye and fit right in with my decor. Everyone commented on the how delicious everything was. At the end of the event everything was whisked away as
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brings all his own equipment and serving ware (aside from using my oven and
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top for heating). When he left, it looked as though he hadn't even been there.
The next day the catering rental people picked up the rental items. I didn't have to wash a THING!
There were absolutely no surprises with
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. I will definitely use him more often as it really does make these occasions worry-free.

- casey D.
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Chef
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and his assistant arrived promptly as planned to start preparations. They provided all their own utensils and pans, and needed to use only a few of our kitchen containers. They immediately got to work preparing the meal, cleaning up after themselves as the dinner was prepared. Dinner was served precisely on time, and we enjoyed a delicious meal complete with a dessert of Banana's Foster that everyone loved! The portions were huge, and some were bringing leftovers home to enjoy later. Chef
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and his assistant visited with everyone after the dinner, and then completely cleaned up the kitchen, leaving it spotless. I would definitely use their services again!
- Theresa W.
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Chef
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went above and beyond our expectations and served a meal that was creative, bursting with flavor, and beautifully presented. The added touch of his charming personality was a delight to our guests. We had a fun and enjoyable experience working with him and will definitely have him back for future catering opportunities!
- Vicky C.
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Our evening of dining was delightful! Chef
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is a true foodie, his attention to detail and quality ingredients combine to create spectacular and unique dishes.
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also brings patience and good humor, warmly welcoming us into the kitchen as the courses were prepared.

I'd highly recommend Mercury212 and Chef
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for a memorable and delectable dining experience!
- Mark E.

Personal Chefs in Raleigh

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Bali-Hai - Raleigh

2414 Wake Forest Rd
Raleigh

blu seafood and bar

2002 Hillsborough Rd
Durham

Candyland Buffets

100 Main st
Clayton

Chef Ken's Catering

19031 11th Ave NW

CORE Catering, Inc.

4206 S. Alston Avenue
Durham

Crepe Culture

140 West Franklin Street, Suite 120
Chapel Hill

Helping Hands Wait Staff

O'Kelly Chapel Rd
Durham

MY CHEF CATERING

1241 Horsham Way
Apex

MY HELPFUL FRIEND LLC

3006 JOSHUA DR
Hillsborough

Stephens Catering Inc

203 CapCom Ave
Wake Forest

Supreme Cakes

2057 Rowland Pond Dr
Willow Spring

Taste' PCS

8007 Satillo Lane

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