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A chef service is your key to having delicious, nutritious, and affordable meals in the comfort of your home without the daily grind of planning, preparing, and cooking. Taskers with chef jobs near you can assist you with your everyday meals and can customise them according to your needs! Here are a few of the perks you can have when you hire a chef online:

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Do you love rice meals? Hate onions? Want more garlic? A chef-for-hire learns your needs and preferences for them to create delicious and healthy meals personalised to your tastes and dietary requirements. Whether you’re on a strict diet because you’re looking to improve your fitness or just want to have a taste of different dishes, getting someone to prep and plan your meals is perfect for when you’re struggling to come up with meal ideas! 

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For those who love having delicious home-cooked meals but don’t have the time to whip them up themselves, getting a personal food chef is truly convenient! They can come to your home with everything needed and prepare multiple customised meals in your kitchen. You can even have a stay-at-home chef when you need a meal or snack any time of the day! They can cook meals ready to be consumed immediately or prepare a batch of meals for the week and store them in your freezer. They will leave your kitchen spick and span, filled with aromas of freshly prepared meals and dishes.

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Planning to host a dinner party? Book a chef job and let a professional chef take a load off your shoulders! They can handle the prepping and cooking and ensure a smooth dining experience for you and your guests. From intimate gatherings up to big family parties of 30 or more, hiring a private chef can undoubtedly help you achieve a successful and stress-free event.

Besides personal chefs, you can also get a caterer with just one post on our platform instead of spending hours looking up local catering companies. You can even go all the way and hire a baker to create a custom cake! Whether it’s a simple dedication cake or an all-out themed cake, professional bakers on Airtasker can handle your needs.

Recent Chef tasks in Illawarra

In Home chef


North Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia

7th May 2023

I would like a home chef - Due date: Flexible

Caterer/chef to cook a BBQ dinner


Gerringong NSW, Australia

29th Nov 2022

We are having a relaxed dinner with immediate family and bridal party the night before our wedding (23 people). We are looking for a chef who will come to Gerringong and cook a meal for us - likely to be a BBQ so a few meats and some salads. We can do the shopping for food so will just need to be on the tools (we just want to be able to relax and enjoy the evening rather than on the BBQ). Happy to eat family style and no serving required. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 2 February 2023

Chef Christmas Eve and Christmas Day


Kiama Downs NSW 2533, Australia

25th Oct 2022

Looking for a chef or catering company to serve Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas Day lunch at Greyleigh Kiama - Due date: Before Wednesday, 26 October 2022

Experience Pizza Chef/Cook


Mount Saint Thomas NSW, Australia

23rd May 2022

EXPERIENCE PIZZA CHEF/Cook REQUIRED I am hosting an event at my house for around 50 ppl for my husbands 40th birthday on the 18th of June from around 3:30pm - 6:30pm. Photo feature is our oven, we are building a preparation platform next to it for the day. We have built (kit) a beautiful woodfire pizza oven which is working a treat and would like our guests to be able to enjoy some lovely pizza and bread. The oven can fit around 3 pizzas at a time. Cook would need to prepare dough for the night and be pizza chef for around 3-4 hours. We will prepare toppings (very simple). - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 18 June 2022

Private chef helensburgh


Helensburgh NSW, Australia

1st May 2022

Private chef - Australian cuisine for 4 Adults and 2 children for a 40th birthday celebration - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 17 June 2022

Wood Fire Oven Chef


Wongawilli NSW, Australia

18th Apr 2022

We have a proper Wood fire Pizza Oven and are looking for someone to use it and cater for us for my wife's birthday. Prep, shop & cater & cook for approx 30 people. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 30 April 2022

Pizza chef


Gerringong NSW, Australia

30th Dec 2021

After a pizza chef to run a wood fired pizza oven for a party of 100 guests. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 30th Mar 2022

Help my chef in the kitchen


North Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia

25th Dec 2021

Kitchen hand duties in a cafe - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 27th Dec 2021

Chef prepare 3 mediteranean dinner for 6 people home in Kanahooka


Kanahooka NSW 2530, Australia

15th Dec 2021

I would like a chef to cook in my home a 3 coarse mediteranean meal for 6 people on new years eve. To make is a special experience as we have not done this before - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 30th Dec 2021

Personal chef


Gerroa NSW, Australia

9th Dec 2021

To cook dinner for 3 - Due date: Before Thursday, 9th Dec 2021

Assistant Chef


Marrickville NSW, Australia

7th Apr 2021

Searching for a chef to assist at a private function. Will work along side head chef from Sydney. Must understand direction and cooking instructions, be friendly and comfortable around a young happy bunch of people 😊

Wood fire pizza chef


Oak Flats NSW, Australia

13th Jan 2021

Hi 😀 I need someone to operate our wood fire pizza oven for my husbands 50th on 30-01-21 starting at 8pm. Pizza oven will be fired up ready. Would love if dough could be made day before. I can buy the stuff. Then I will have everything to go on the pizza done and out in the fridge that is right next to the pizza oven.

I need chef services


Shellharbour NSW, Australia

2nd Nov 2020

Personally chef for a dinner at a house

I need chef services Saturday Nov 14th at 12pm


Kiama Downs NSW, Australia

14th Oct 2020

A lunch for 7 people at a property in Kiama downs that I’m hiring for my teams Christmas party. I would love a menu planned and the food prepared and cleaned up afterwards. Cocktail making skills would also be amazing, thank you, Louise

I need private chef


Gerroa NSW, Australia

26th Sep 2020

For a girls hens weekend, 7 people

Private Chef/Cook for two nights


Kiama NSW, Australia

17th Sep 2020

Chef for a Luxury Holiday Rental booking in Jerrara Friday 9 and Saturday 10 October 2020 A group of 15 with kids, adults and elderly. Pizza Oven on site. Guest suggested pizza/pasta night one night. BBQ the other. Can arrange Woolworths/Coles delivery of provisions or other. Would like chef/cook to prepare, cook, present and clean up.

Looking for a private Chef for a birthday!!


Stanwell Park NSW, Australia

9th Sep 2020

7 of us are heading to Stanwell Park to stay in a an air bnb and we are looking for a private chef to come and cook us a 3 course meal on Friday 9th October. If you are able to get to Stanwell Park please get in touch!! :)

I need home chef for a 1 off meal


Gerroa NSW, Australia

6th Aug 2020

I need a home chef to cook Brunch for 5 at a holiday home at Gerroa

I need chef services


Kiama NSW, Australia

28th Jul 2020

Dinner party for 8 people for a 70th.

Private chef needed


Gerroa NSW, Australia

27th Jun 2020

40th Birthday 4 guests Private chef 3 course fully catered experience Date: Sunday 6th September