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Recent Cooking reviews in Adelaide

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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


Amazing!! Can highly recommend!

Adhoc home cooking


Amazing work!

Adhoc home cooking


Patricia is amazing and did an excellent job :) highly recommended

Help with cooking recipies each week


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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

Deliver my wedding cake and dessert


Lower Hermitage SA, Australia

24th Nov 2023

Delivering my wedding cake and dessert from the cake shop to wedding venue - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 5 February 2024

Basic cake decoration


Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

1st Sep 2023

Cream decoration around top and bottom of cake to be supplied - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 8 September 2023

Cake decorating


Adelaide SA, Australia

14th Aug 2023

Apply decorative icing/cream around the top and bottom of an 8inch cake - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 8 September 2023

Help with cooking recipies each week


Magill SA 5072, Australia

24th Jun 2023

Need someone to help us make a recipies each week either. Can make the recipes at our home or at your own home :) Price: To be negotiated Due date: Flexible 4 serves per recipe: Recipe 1: Chilli noodles https://eatsbyramya.com/recipes/chili-garlic-peanut-noodles/ Recipe 2: Pasta https://eatsbyramya.com/recipes/creamy-roasted-red-pepper-pasta/ Recipe 3: Pad Thai No chicken or tofu https://www.recipetineats.com/chicken-pad-thai/#wprm-recipe-container-29386 Recipe 4: Salad https://www.eatingwell.com/recipe/8052969/elote-inspired-pasta-salad/ Recipe 5: Fritters Replace vegan cheese and milk with lite milk and lite cheese https://cupfulofkale.com/vegan-cheesy-corn-fritters-with-lemon-pepper-dip/

Patricia is amazing and did an excellent job :) highly recommended

Meal prep professional


Magill SA 5072, Australia

19th Jun 2023

Looking for someone who can help meal prep weekly. Price negotiable - Due date: Flexible

Wedding decoration


Highgate SA 5063, Australia

24th Apr 2023

It’s my wedding day. Going to have dinner with my closed family. Just need something special to celebrate the occasion. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 24 May 2023

Home Cooked Meals


Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

18th Apr 2023

Looking for home-cooked food delivered to North Terrace. 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 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. Please share your quote for 10 meals + delivery. - Due date: Flexible

Vietnamese Cooking Lessons


Parkside SA, Australia

15th Apr 2023

Wanting to learn about Vietnamese food and cooking styles. - Due date: Flexible

Home cooking


Fullarton SA 5063, Australia

13th Feb 2023

Indian food cooking required north indian or south indian anything is fine. - Due date: Flexible

Find a hat, buy it, and ship it to NSW


Adelaide SA, Australia

6th Dec 2022

I am trying to get my hands on a particular Scott Mclaughlin hat he was signing at the Adelaide Supercars on the weekend. They are black/charcoal, with a white SM, where the S wraps around the M to form a circle. I would don't need it to be signed. If it is signed, could it please be either on the back or on the underside of the bill? I will pay for the hat and shipping, and for your time. Thank you. - Due date: Before Friday, 16 December 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

Home cooked meals delivered


Trinity Gardens SA, Australia

23rd Aug 2022

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

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.

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

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