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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 Cairns

Come to meal a meal prep a weeks worth of meals for a family of 5

$100

White Rock QLD 4868, Australia

12th Sep 2022

Send me a shopping list and then Come to my place and prepare a weeks worth of meals for a family of 5. Dinners and lunches plus cut up fruit and veg for snack. - Due date: Flexible

Pick up birthday cake

$25

Mount Sheridan QLD, Australia

20th Nov 2021

Need a birthday cake picked up and delivered to redlynch today - Due date: Before Sunday, 21st Nov 2021

Keto Diet Supply & Deliver

$1,234

Palm Cove QLD, Australia

29th Feb 2020

Looking for someone that is familiar with the Keto Diet Meal Plan to cook and deliver meals to Palm Cove. Two meals per day (Lunch & Dinner). Lunch to be non refrigitable please. Please reply with quotes. TIA. Anthony.

Make a dinosaur themed birthday cake

$80

Cairns QLD, Australia

8th Nov 2019

Would like a cake made for my 3 year olds birthday 10 people going preferably a dinosaur themed cake

18th Birthday Cake

$90

Cairns City QLD, Australia

27th Aug 2022

I need someone with amazing skull to create an 18th clubbing theme birthday cake - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 2 September 2022

Cake delivery

$25

Clifton Beach QLD, Australia

17th May 2020

I need a cake picked up from The cheese cake shop Cairns on 27th may to be delivered to Clifton Beach. I’m in NSW and I’m trying to surprise my mother with a cake for her birthday since I can’t be there to celebrate

Great communication, fast delivery Thank you

Shopping - Meal Prep - Delivery

$100

Cairns QLD, Australia

14th Jan 2020

I live a busy life where I need stay focused on work and ensuring I can focus on what's important to me right now in life. Having an incredibly difficult time ensuring my diet is on the right path. Looking for someone to do a weekly shop, prepare a well balanced meal prep, looking at 4 meals a day + 3 snack packs. I'm happy to put forward dietary planning and requirements. Delivery would be great also. Depending on meals, I'd be looking at one larger cook a week, or maybe twice a week. Happy to discuss. This is an on-going and indefinite task. Happy to negotiate based on Time taken, fuel expense, cooking hours, etc.

Keto meal prep

$100

Kanimbla QLD, Australia

31st Aug 2019

Preparing weekly lunch and dinner keto meals. I will buy the ingredients just need the prepared.

Regrout small shower

$300

Kewarra Beach QLD, Australia

20th Oct 2022

Just need to regrout the shower and don’t have the time to do it. - Due date: Before Sunday, 23 October 2022

Cake n teddy bear

$55

Cairns QLD, Australia

7th May 2022

I am looking someone who can pick up cake from the cheesecake shop cairns and buy teddy bear from Kmart and deliver tonight, cake has been paid, i will pay seperate for teddy bear - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 7 May 2022

I need home cooking

$200

Lake Eacham QLD 4884, Australia

7th Mar 2020

Home cooking Lake Eacham nth Qld

It’s my bulldogs birthday and I need a cake made

$400

Cairns QLD, Australia

16th Nov 2019

So it’s last minute but willing to pay extra for urgency but I need a chocolate cake for my bulldogs birthday it will be a statue of him I have attached some photos. I need it by 9:30 am tomorrow and willing to pay extra money to get this done

Cake baking

$80

Cairns City QLD, Australia

7th Dec 2018

Following a childhood recipe to make a (carrot and cream cheese icing) birthday cake for my boyfriend