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Recent Cooking reviews in Gold Coast

Suri was awesome and would highly recommend.

Home Cooking/grocery shopping for a Family


Awesome, prompt and great communication.

Find and deliver 2 x “Birthday Girl” sashes


Tracey handled my task with great confidence and patience.

Mother’s Day bouquet


Adam’s a lovely guy and delivered my sisters present in time for her birthday which really made her day, thanks mate!

Help deliver birthday gift


Very diligent !!!

Meal preparation - 15-17 simple meals a week


Fabulous chefs x2 and great food. Made our night. Definitely worth the money paid

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What do cooking services include?

You can hire a cook to provide food for a range of meals and occasions, from home cooking and meal prep to specialty cooking and even dinner party catering. You can arrange cooking services to happen in your own kitchen or your cook can bring the food ready-prepared. Your chef will take care of everything from buying ingredients to cleaning up. Here’s what you can expect depending on your cooking service:

Home cooking
Want fresh meals in your home? Your home chef can either offer regular home cooking services where they cook multiple nights per week, or provide a one-off meal if you just need occasional help. Your private chef will ask if you have any food preferences or intolerances, how many people they need to cook for, and what appliances and equipment they can use. They’ll usually plan the meals ahead of time, purchase the ingredients, and freshly cook the meals in your kitchen, and then clean up before they go.

Want to impress your best friend with an amazing cake for her birthday party? Or perhaps it’s your turn to bring some baking to work for morning tea? Hire a pastry chef or professional baker to create a cake, biscuits, muffins, or something else tasty. They’ll ask you how many people you’re baking for, any flavour preferences, and any special decorations you’d like. Your baker will bake at their place and deliver the finished product to your home or office once it’s ready.

Dinner party chef
If you’re planning a dinner party with friends, why not hire a dinner party chef to help take all the stress out of hosting? Your professional cook will contact you to confirm the number of guests, what courses/canapes you’d like, and whether the event is formal or informal. They’ll usually prepare most of the food where the event is being held (whether at your home or at a venue) and clean up the kitchen after they’re done.

Specialty cooking
Cooking paleo, vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free can be a challenge, whether it’s for yourself, a family member, or for an event you’re catering. Fortunately, many cooks are experienced with a range of different food requirements, including food intolerances, special diets, and allergies. When you hire a cook, they’ll choose recipes and ingredients that are suitable, confirming any dietary requirements before they get started. They’ll be careful to avoid cross-contamination if they’re preparing alternative meals for certain members of your family or party.

Meal preparation & planning
If you struggle to come up with meal ideas and always find yourself short of time throughout the week, why not hire a cook to prep your meals for the week? Your personal cook will confirm how many meals you’d like, the number of people, and if you have any preferences. They’ll choose meals that keep well and are easy to store, and taste great fresh or reheated. They’ll either prepare the food in your kitchen (cleaning up afterwards) or drop your freshly prepared meals off when they’re done, packaged and ready for the fridge or freezer.

Recent Cooking tasks in Gold Coast

Top part of two tier cake


Nerang QLD, Australia

13th Apr 2024

Hi was wondering if you could do, the top part to this two tir cake as the top part melted today on my way home, by chance ready for 8 am tomorrow latest, sponge cake 100mm wide 110mm height by chance have the logo and charters to go onto it

Help me do weekly meal prep


Burleigh Waters QLD, Australia

8th Apr 2024

Prepare healthy vegetarian meals for weekly lunches. You can start by creating a meal plan for the week. Make sure to include a variety of vegetables, whole grains, and plant-based proteins. Some ideas for meals could be vegetable stir-fry with brown rice, lentil soup with whole wheat bread, quinoa salad with roasted vegetables, and chickpea curry with naan bread. Plan your meals in advance and make a shopping list to ensure you have all the ingredients you need. Preparing your meals ahead of time will save you time and ensure that you have healthy options for lunch throughout the week.

Get a large mud crab


Hope Island QLD, Australia

30th Mar 2024

Find a mud crap of large size.

Chef for in-home cooking


Bundall QLD, Australia

29th Mar 2024

Seeking a weekly chef to cook in-house for a family in Bundall. Expectations: You come weekly (ongoing work) to prepare 4days worth of food. All food to be organic Family eats GF + DF Family consists of 2 adults + 2 kids (keep all food kid friendly) You do the shopping and come prepared with the food Please Quote based on per hr or how much this would cost to do as a package. Also please reference your experience. Thanks #Price I've put is placeholder

I need someone to face paint 3 people for Easter sunday


Labrador QLD 4215, Australia

27th Mar 2024

I have an autistic son that is extremely excited about Easter 🐇 and loves his face painted and myself and my partner want to make sure he has the best experience possible on the Easter Sunday.

We had some hurdles with break down in communication however Louise quickly adaptted and made decisive action andy son had a great experience and great face paints all round. Thank you mate. "DECERTO"

Private chef for dinner for 5 in Broadbeach QLD


Broadbeach QLD, Australia

20th Mar 2024

We require an experienced chef to cook a coursed meal for 5 people for dinner. Happy to decide on a menu. It will be cooked in a home with a large kitchen.

Room decorator for my birthday


Gold Coast QLD, Australia

19th Mar 2024

Hotel room decoration for birthday

Birthday cake bluey themed


Mermaid Waters QLD, Australia

12th Mar 2024

Please I need a bluey themed birthday cake for 25 people. Hopefully actually based on bingo, the other character

Gluten Free Cake + Hotel Delivery


Broadbeach QLD, Australia

29th Feb 2024

I am looking for someone to bake a gluten free World of Warcraft cake. This will include the purchase of candles. The cake is only for four people, so it doesn’t have to be huge. This will include delivery to our hotel room while we are at Movie World. You will need to go to reception and hand the cake to them. They will know about your arrival. - Flavour: red velvet (gluten free) - theme: world of Warcraft (see pictures)

Helium ballons


Pimpama QLD, Australia

17th Feb 2024

Needing 8-10 helium balloons for an early birthday party in Pimpama tomorrow (Sunday) need pastel colours and a cone bottom if possible. It’s an ice cream theme. Can pick up at 8am

Home cooking


Burleigh Waters QLD, Australia

13th Feb 2024

Cook and organise meals for week,

My refrigerator as it’s not freezing properly


Pacific Pines QLD, Australia

24th Jan 2024

Our refrigerator is not freezing ice cream and the ice maker is not making ice. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 24 January 2024

Meal prepping


Main Beach QLD, Australia

17th Jan 2024

Need som help prepping dinners and a few heatable or container breakfasts each week. Groceries supplied - Due date: Before Monday, 22 January 2024

In need of a experienced florist, to arrange flowers for a birthday.


Coolangatta QLD, Australia

17th Jan 2024

Colourful flowers arranged in vases (5 vases) - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 23 March 2024

Private Meal Preperation Chef


Varsity Lakes QLD, Australia

14th Jan 2024

Hi there, I’m looking for a weekly chef to come on a weekly basis and meal prep high protein, low calorie foods for the week. I’m looking at getting: 8 x 1 Breakfast 4 x 2 Varieties of Lunch 4 x 2 Varieties of Dinner 8 x 1 Variety of Snack So a total of 6 different meals and 32 meals all together. I would like to switch the meals up on a weekly basis too. I am looking for to trial someone tomorrow (Friday) and see if it is suited to me. On friday they would just meal prep 2 meal options x 2 meals each. Then start on Monday properly. MUST BE ABLE TO INVOICE. - Due date: Flexible

Meal prep - high protein


Broadbeach Waters QLD, Australia

4th Jan 2024

Looking for someone to cook high protein meals that are healthy. Of course I will pay for food and groceries. Meals to be discussed. Looking for 10 meals per week. Can be done all one day and frozen. Trial 2 weeks.

Amazing!!!! Honestly loved her cooking highly recommend. Was very accommodating do our needs.

Meal preparation


Palm Beach QLD, Australia

2nd Jan 2024

I need help with meal preparation, such as cutting up food and preparing simple recipes. I need help twice a week for 2 hours each time. I will pay $30/hr. The total is $120/week - Due date: Flexible

🌱 Vegan Chef for Weekly Meal Prep!


Mermaid Beach QLD 4218, Australia

29th Dec 2023

I'm on the lookout for a creative and experienced vegan chef to prepare delicious and nutritious meals for the week. Your culinary expertise will help me maintain a healthy, plant-based diet without sacrificing flavour or variety. Requirements: Proficiency in a range of vegan cooking styles and recipes. Ability to prepare a week's worth of diverse, balanced meals.Knowledge of nutritional values to ensure well-rounded menus. - Due date: Flexible

Help with Christmas decoration in house


Southport QLD, Australia

21st Dec 2023

Want to decorate my small house for Christmas decoration - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 22 December 2023

Decorate Birthday cake (see pic attached)


Gold Coast QLD, Australia

19th Nov 2023

Hi does anyone make this type of cake/decorations? With that meme emoji and some words. Very simple it doesn't need to be a big cake

Excellent work! On time and understood the task 100% recommend