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Recent Cooking reviews in Inner South West Sydney

Amazing beautiful lady great job

Pick up a birthday cake and deliver

$40

Thankyou Julie.

I need balloon decorators

$90

Awesome! On time and very good communication

Birthday cake delivery!

$50

Lottie was great! Flexible with our task, friendly and easy going, definitely recommend!

Meal plan&prep, apartment cleaning +/- house chore

$75

Amazing cake. Thank you so much, daughter is so happy

Birthday cake

$200

Fast service and great communication, thank you!!

Pick up cake and party decorations

$10

What's the average cost of a cook in Inner South West Sydney

$75 - $240

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$75

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$167

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$240

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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.

Baking
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 Inner South West Sydney

Fake Wedding Cake

$350

Sandringham NSW, Australia

25th Jun 2024

Hi there, Can we get a quote for: - 3 tier Fake Wedding Cake - 4 tier Fake Wedding Cake Thank you.

First birthday party decorations

$200

Rockdale, New South Wales, 2216 Australia

16th Jun 2024

Hi, I need decorations for my son's first birthday party. We have a nice venue. Therefore decorations need to be mostly on the stage. Suggestions and ideas welcome from the experts.

Meal prep, homechef

$2,500

Mortdale NSW, Australia

12th Jun 2024

I am looking to start a small meal prep company. Looking for a casual/part time chef to help create meals and prep meals once or twice a week.

Need someone to decorate for hall for daughters baptism. .

$200

Banksia NSW 2216, Australia

1st Jun 2024

Daughters baptism. Need to decorate hall and tables.

Faye did an amazing job with the balloon display for my daughter’s baptism. The design was stunning and matched our theme perfectly. She was professional, creative, and attentive to every detail. The balloons were a highlight of the event and received many compliments. Highly recommend her services!

Toy Story cake for 30 serves

$150

Bexley NSW, Australia

13th May 2024

Need someone to create a toy story cake for an upcoming party at my playcentre

Royal icing cookie decorator

$200

Campsie NSW, Australia

10th May 2024

One on one coaching on royal icing cookie decorting

Need a two tier white cake

$5

Beverley Park NSW, Australia

9th May 2024

Hi, are there any bakers that could make a two tier cake, serving for around 90 people coffee portions. Please offer your quote and add photos of other cakes you have done. I have added a picture of something I am looking for. Thankyou :)

Wedding cake and bride flower bouquet

$50

Campsie NSW, Australia

6th May 2024

I’m looking for wedding cake, bride flower bouquet, flower on grooms pocket suit and flowers for cake. Preferrably have pictures or website so I can have a look. Any informations please let me know.

Event decorator for Partners birthday

$500

Greenacre NSW, Australia

1st May 2024

Thinking of surprising my boyfriend with a romantic set up for his birthday and wanted to decorate the house mainly lounge/kitchen area.

Birthday cakes

$100

Beverly Hills NSW, Australia

29th Apr 2024

Birthday cake as per attached picture. Required for 30 people. Mention the the dimensions of cake with your quote. (All halal ingredients are required). Cake is required on Wednesday 29 May afternoon.

Minnie Mouse 1st Birthday Cake

$120

Greenacre NSW, Australia

29th Apr 2024

Cake needed for 20 people

Halal Birthday Cake (Minnie Mouse)

$120

Greenacre NSW, Australia

28th Apr 2024

I need a personalised Halal minnie mouse cake for birthday

Mermaid cake for Sunday - 15-20 serves

$70

Bexley NSW, Australia

20th Mar 2024

Need a mermaid cake for this Sunday 15-20 serves Very flexible with design so long as it looks pretty for a little girls party

Kamahl Impersonator for 70th birthday

$50

Earlwood NSW, Australia

16th Mar 2024

I need a Kamahl impersonator to sing happy birthday to my mum for her 70th birthday

Make Octopus cake topper

$40

Sans Souci NSW, Australia

12th Feb 2024

I need an Octopus cake topper. Just the topper in the photo. Could also be picked up due to short time frame

Make me a cake!

$150

Narwee NSW, Australia

6th Feb 2024

I need a cake made. Theme is: Graduating with Engineering and construction. I’ve bought the crane toy to which I want to hang alittle sign instead of the number 4 in the picture. I want the cake to be 1 tier and maximum 25cm in height. So that way the crane is 40cm and leaves me some room to add the sign as well. Please see pictures for inspo of what I’d like the cake to incorporate. - the building map to cover the whole cake - measuring tape - helmet - sandlooking element - ruler - pen - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 24 March 2024

Meal Prep- Weightloss

$5

Bexley NSW, Australia

29th Jan 2024

Provide •4 Lunches • 4 Dinners For the week prepared in your house/kitchen and delivered to Bexley on a Sunday Thanks Caira

Need someone to make an acrylic cake topper

$35

Kingsgrove NSW, Australia

26th Jan 2024

I need to pick up an acrylic cake topper that states 100K followers Images to follow - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 27 January 2024

Meal preparation

$150

Hurstville NSW, Australia

7th Dec 2023

I need Pakistani cook who can prepare daily meals . - Due date: Flexible

I need a batman as an entertainer for my son's birthday party.

$250

Kogarah NSW, Australia

2nd Dec 2023

I need a batman as an entertainer for my son's birthday party. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 9 December 2023