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Dee was incredible!!! Served the food perfectly, cleaned everything and made our night so much more special. Thanks Dee. Would hire again 100 times over :)

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Excellent communication and hand off, Really looking forward to the delicious food made :)

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Isabela wowed us. She was super friendly and very easy to communicate with. I coordinated with her from Los Angeles and she was able to not only create the perfect menu(with 3 options to choose from), but also make these all vegan. She is very talented and the food was amazing. Will definitely request her services in the future and recommend to all.

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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:

Meal preparation and planning

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! 

In-house chef

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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Parties and catering

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 Melbourne

Indian chef


Coburg VIC, Australia

24th Nov 2023

Looking for a private chef to cook Indian tandoori food all food is pre made by us . Just cook meat in the tandoor and serve - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 1 December 2023

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Flemington VIC, Australia

7th Nov 2023

Looking for a chef to cater for 14 people for a sit down lunch. Ideally 2 courses and flexible with cuisine. Food costs etc to be added to budget - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 16 December 2023

Looking for an in home chef


Port Melbourne VIC, Australia

29th Oct 2023

Looking for an experienced in home chef to come to our house and prepare weekly dinners for 2 adults and 2 (5year olds) - Due date: Flexible

Chef cook breakfast


Parkville VIC, Australia

12th Oct 2023

Need cook buffet breakfast for hotel guest between 7am to 9am 2 hrs shift prepare for 20 to 30 people only in the morning menu includes bacon, eggs, bread basic food - Due date: Flexible

Home Cook or Chef


Southbank VIC 3006, Australia

7th Sep 2023

I am looking for a Cook or Chef who can come to my home and cook the meals, twice a week. - Due date: Flexible

Cooked lunch and dinner delivery weekdays / At home chef daily once


Southbank VIC 3006, Australia

19th Jul 2023

I am looking for a chef for Indian meals mainly lunch and dinner for 2 people on weekdays. We are open to other food cuisines as well, so its not a strict requirement. It can be either prepared and delivered or home cooked. Required during my postpartum recovery (Aug-Sep). - Due date: Flexible

Temaki sushi chef for 10-guest party 16 July for 2 hours $300 + tips


Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

8th Jul 2023

Temaki sushi bar for about 10 guests. CBD. In-venue parking available. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 16 July 2023

Sushi chef at home - dinner for 2 - special event


Brunswick East VIC, Australia

8th Jul 2023

Birthday dinner celebration for my husband and I… we would go out but we have a baby and can’t go. We love Japanese, but can’t stand take away… dinner to start after 8.00 pm when baby is asleep. - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, July 10, 2023

Need a chef that can cook home cooked healthy meals every week


Melbourne VIC, Australia

2nd Jun 2023

Looking for a chef that can cook healthy home cooked meals (halal) for me & my wife - we are quite busy working in the Melbourne city so don’t have time to prepare. My wife is pescatarian. I eat veg & non veg. We would like foods to be batch prepared so we can pick the food during the weekend. $100 every week for the whole batch prepared - Due date: Flexible

Amazing food, a very nice person and will cater to your needs! Very happy with the service 😊👍

Looking for a pizza chef tonight to work at a restaurant on chapel


South Yarra VIC, Australia

15th Apr 2023

Looking for a pizza chef with experience 50 dollars per hour - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 15 April 2023

Elopement for two - chef


Richmond VIC, Australia

10th Apr 2023

Hello. My fiancé and I are eloping and having a small wedding just the two of us at an amazing Airbnb in the Melbourne area. We wanted to get an estimate to see what a 3 course meal with wine pairings and maybe a cocktail or two would cost if you were to include the ingredients. I’m a pescatarian.

Need chef tonight for 6hrs at St kilda


St Kilda Road VIC, Australia

6th Apr 2023

Need chef from 4pm- 10pm tonight, fryer and grill section. Then clean up after shift - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 6 April 2023

Sushi Chef to cook two people dinner


Toorak VIC, Australia

18th Mar 2023

Bring own ingredients and cook a high end meal for two ladies - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 18 March 2023

Dinner party chef


Armadale VIC 3143, Australia

16th Mar 2023

We are looking for a private chef to cook a 3 course meal at home for 8-10 ladies for a hens. Ideally thinking of Italian food - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 6 May 2023

Junior chef for gym meal prep service


Port Melbourne VIC, Australia

12th Feb 2023

Seeking a home cook/chef that can assist in a meal prep service for the clients of my PT studio. Role would include: - Helping design menu - Shopping for food - prepping and packaging food - Delivery to our studio for clients to collect Given that meals are being provided to the public you must have Food Handling and access to/willing to obtain a certified cooking space This will be a weekly on going role

Chef for restaurant


St Kilda VIC 3182, Australia

27th Dec 2022

Need an Italian cuisine chef. Good wages on offer. - Due date: Before Thursday, 29 December 2022

Chef bbq/pizza oven 18th party


Moonee Ponds VIC, Australia

30th Nov 2022

Need a chef to do a BBQ or pizza (thinking about hiring an oven) for my nephews 18th Birthday. We’re catering for less than 30, too small for Home BBQ/Pizza catering companies. We are open to suggestions from anyone who caters in a home setting. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 18 December 2022

Private chef japanese


Essendon VIC, Australia

16th Nov 2022

Private chef needed for a 3-5 course Japanese meal at home for a birthday dinner catering to 9 adults. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 25 November 2022

Chef for a day


Melbourne VIC, Australia

25th Oct 2022

Need a chef to assist prepping canapés with our current chef and also cook along side our chef for a function we have. Hours are 3pm-10pm. CBD venue - Due date: Flexible

Chef to cook bbq foods for 30 people party


Elwood VIC, Australia

10th Oct 2022

I need a well presented chef to cook all provided items on BBQ, present food on provided dishes and assist generally with food distribution amongst an outdoor party of approx 30 people. Would need to meet up before the event to discuss and finalise arrangements - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 1 November 2022