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Recent Cooking reviews in Adelaide

"Haven’t eaten anything yet but looks amazing, dropped to my door with generous portions 😊"

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"Great work!!"

Adhoc home cooking


"Megan picked up a beautiful cake for me and delivery it just like I requested. She’s reliable and easy to chat with. Will definitely go back to her. "

Birthday cake pay, pickup and delivery


"Lovely lady! Very helpful and easy to deal with. Thanks again! "



"Amazing!! Can highly recommend! "

Adhoc home cooking


"Amazing work! "

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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 Adelaide

Home cooking Indian food


Kensington Park SA 5068, Australia

19th Nov 2022

We would like a regular arrangement with an Indian home cook who can make healthy Maharashtran and South Indian meals. At least once a week, producing at least eight meals. - Due date: Flexible

Party room decorator


Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

19th Sep 2022

I need a room decorated for a 50th birthday party. Venue is the Seven Stars Hotel on Angus Street - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 7 October 2022

Home cooked meals delivered


Trinity Gardens SA, Australia

23rd Aug 2022

Seeking quality home cooked meals with a good healthy balance - Due date: Flexible

Decorate my car


Dernancourt SA 5075, Australia

12th Apr 2022

Need someone who can decorate my car to surprise my wife on her 27th Birthday - Due date: Before Friday, 15 April 2022

Weekly laundry, ironing, putting up sheets and meal preparation


St Peters SA, Australia

15th Dec 2021

We hope to get 2-3 hours of hoisekeeping every week for doing laundry, ironing of clothes, making the sheets plus minus meals preparation - Due date: Flexible

Meal prep according to my recipes


Ovingham SA 5082, Australia

11th Sep 2021

I have a meal prep plan and the recipes, I am looking for someone to do the meal prep for me according to the plan. On a weekly basis

Baking/cake decorating claases


Sydney NSW, Australia

5th Jun 2021

Id love to learn to bake cakes and decorate/ice them. I have my sons birthday in a few months and id love some help to nail it!

Home Cooked Meal Delivery


Adelaide SA, Australia

14th Nov 2022

Looking for home-cooked food delivered to Adelaide City Centre. Ideally, you will have a basic understanding of calories and macro-nutrients (fats, carbs and proteins) and would be able to prepare meals according to some general/basic requirements. Would like to start with a few meals to try it out and if all goes well - would need the service on a weekly basis. - Due date: Flexible

Birthday cake for hubby


Goodwood SA, Australia

4th Sep 2022

Require unique design for hubby birthday - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 5 September 2022

Ongoing food/meal prep


Adelaide SA, Australia

13th Aug 2022

Looking for someone to provide me with weekly food/meal prep and delivered to my house in the cbd. I don't have time to cook as I work a lot. I'm looking for 6 lunches and 6 dinners a week. Things I'm not too keen on are spicy foods. Love my pastas, bakes, vegetables and rice. Price and terms negotiable. Happy to pay more for some snacks included as well.

Bake gender reveal cake


Erskineville NSW, Australia

22nd Mar 2022

Simple and elegant 8 inch, one tier cake for gender reveal party. See some photos attached on design ideas Flavours: vanilla & white chocolate We will pick up if within 15km of Stirling, otherwise will need it to be delivered to us. If you charge extra for delivery, please mention this in your bid.

Keto Chef Meal Prepations


Adelaide SA, Australia

2nd Dec 2021

Hi there I’m looking for someone to help create frozen Keto meal packages. I have a recipe book for the meals needed. You are required to produce weekly. Main ingredients include: Chicken breast Kangaroo Turkey breast Keto approved greens Konjac rice

Birthday cake pay, pickup and delivery


Tusmore SA, Australia

15th Aug 2021

I am looking for someone who can pickup a birthday cake and deliver it to me by 16th Aug evening. I could not pre order any cake as they require 2-3 days notice. I’m open to any cake shop that serves delicious chocolate sponge cakes (not mud cake). I want a small cake that serves 4-6 people ( 6 - 8 inches). I want the candles too. Message on the cake : Happy Birthday Harish My budget for cake, candles and the delivery all included - $80

Megan picked up a beautiful cake for me and delivery it just like I requested. She’s reliable and easy to chat with. Will definitely go back to her.

Needs christmas decorator (labor and materials included)


Prospect SA, Australia

27th Nov 2022

Needs Christmas decorator. - Due date: Flexible

Healthy home cooked meals


Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

13th Oct 2022

Looking for a person that Makes healthy fresh tasting meals 350-450 calories per meal with 100grams protein eg chicken to be dropped off at my apartment weekly on Monday’s 5 meals total and would like meals to change on weekly basis… person to supply all Ingredients - Due date: Flexible

Pick up and deliver cakes


Teringie SA, Australia

29th Aug 2022

I need two cakes collected from Teringie and delivered to Glenunga Hub at 9am. Two decorated birthday cakes that are for a twin birthday party. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 3 September 2022

Drop my son off at St. Peter’s college junior school


Stonyfell SA, Australia

13th May 2022

Hi there, looking for someone to take my son from St. Peter’s Girls’ ELC to St. Peter’s college junior school campus. Pick up 8am. Thanks, Gillian - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Custom Kids Birthday Cake


Tusmore SA 5065, Australia

26th Feb 2022

Hello, The person who usually unable to make my kids birthday cakes is unavailable to help this year. I need a 1-tier underwater cake for my son's birthday made out of chocolate. His request is for a shark, crab, turtle, squid and starfish to be displayed amongst coral, seaweed etc. See images attached for reference. Please note that we don't want the entire cake to be made from marzipan (because he hates the taste) but happy for characters to be done this way. I would be super grateful to anyone who could help us out. Please include images of past work in your pitch. Delivery to Dulwich by Tuesday evening for his birthday on Wednesday. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 1st Mar 2022

Birthday party decoration (Balloon and stands)


Athelstone SA, Australia

6th Oct 2021

Birthday party decoration for 1 year old baby girl

Custom Birthday cake


Mount Barker SA, Australia

25th Jun 2021

Would like to make my partner a blink 182 birthday cake for her birthday on July the 5th, it’s gotten a little too late to order one from a cake shop as all the ones I’ve contacted are booked out. Picture for reference