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Recent Cooking reviews in North East Melbourne

Absolutely amazing - went above and beyond in cooking my family and I some delicious homecooked meals.

Cook and deliver 3 home cooked meals


Delicious meals that the whole family enjoyed. Pam was so efficient and absolutely lovely. The price was very reasonable. We will certainly be ordering from Pam again!

Meal preparation - home chef


The Cake is amazing & my son is so excited. Thanks so much Amy!

Jurassic world cake


Great work and good communication. Thanks

Birthday Cake


Great home cooking. I work full time and wanted breakfast, lunch and dinner for 4-5 days of the week. Pam has made very healthy meals that are delicious, and also has a great menu of options to choose from that vary each week. She has accommodated for any special recommendations I’ve asked for. I will be using her every week!

Weekly meals - home cooking needed


What to say about Amy, she is not a cake maker. She is a artist. I gave her a downloaded image as a sample cake and she designed the cake much better than that... Kids loved the Choco fudge. I have already shared her contact in my son's kindergarten parents. Good luck Amy, keep putting the efforts and you will fly in business...

Kids Birthday Cake Sponge with superhero design


What's the average cost of a cook in North East Melbourne

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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 North East Melbourne

20 rainbow plaster moulds


Eltham North VIC 3095, Australia

16th Mar 2023

I have my daughters birthday and would like some rainbow plaster moulds made for the kids - Due date: Before Saturday, 1 April 2023

1st birthday cake


Thomastown VIC, Australia

5th Mar 2023

Birthday cake for my son's 1st birthday. Safari theme birthday cake. Please quote for 2 kg and 3 kg cake. I am posting photos, something similar, happy to receive different ideas. Due date: Needs the cake on Sunday, 9 July 2023, 12 PM

Kids party entertainer


Epping VIC 3076, Australia

24th Jan 2023

Looking for my son 2nd birthday party who play some games, balloon twist etc. Monster truck theme

Indian home cooking


Reservoir VIC, Australia

14th Jan 2023

Need someone to make Indian rotis,Parathas and cook veg/non veg meal 2 times a week in Reservoir for a family of 4.Days and times are flexible

Help put together balloon arch


Wollert VIC, Australia

16th Dec 2022

Need someone to create a balloon arch for my daughter’s birthday. I have all the balloons, tape etc. Can either pick up from me, create at home and delivery to venue on Jan 7th or come to venue that morning to put it together there. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 7 January 2023

Home Cooking


Greensborough VIC, Australia

15th Dec 2022

I need someone to cook for me. I am happy to discuss details. Happy to pick or you drop. Either way is fine. Simple meals with meat, seafood and vegetables. No particular cuisine as such. Rate is negotiable. - Due date: Flexible

Meal preparation- ongoing work for right person


Heidelberg Heights VIC, Australia

2nd Dec 2022

I run 2 business so I am very busy with work, I need someone to collect cooking ingredients on a Monday and then head to my place or you can prepare the meals at your place and cook healthy lunches and dinners for the week (7 meals) If this works out for both parties I’m happy to make this a weekly thing. Price is negotiable - Due date: Flexible

Birthday Cake


Thomastown VIC, Australia

22nd Nov 2022

Hi there, I need a cake made for my daughter's 1st Birthday. Need the cake for 28th Dec 2022

Cake looked amazing and tasted delicious

Special occasion makeup


Heidelberg VIC, Australia

22nd Nov 2022

special occasion make up for a christening - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 27 November 2022



Reservoir VIC 3073, Australia

26th Oct 2022

Simple decoration for marriage anniversary - Due date: Before Wednesday, 26 October 2022

Event decorator


North Warrandyte VIC 3113, Australia

26th Oct 2022

For my Bos bday party Holloween theme - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 31 October 2022

Meal preparation


Epping VIC, Australia

21st Oct 2022

Hi, my client needs meals prepared at his home with ingredients he buys. Twice a week , 2 hours Tuesday and Thursdays $70 for 2 hours . - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 24 October 2022

Party Decorator


Thomastown VIC, Australia

2nd Oct 2022

Decoration of birthday party - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 23 October 2022

Magician for 4 year old birthday


Mill Park VIC 3082, Australia

27th Sep 2022

Birthday entertainer for my kid, preferably a magician with magic and games abilities and with Balloon animals/face painting abilities - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 23 October 2022

Home cooking


Donnybrook VIC, Australia

26th Sep 2022

Need Indian home cook on regular basis weekdays only - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 26 September 2022

Home cooking services needed weekly


Donnybrook VIC, Australia

10th Sep 2022

Need a home cook (whole food plant based meals) on weekly basis (Preferably on weekends) - Due date: Flexible

Home cooking


Wallan VIC 3756, Australia

8th Sep 2022

I’d like someone to help prepare weekly meals - Due date: Flexible

Weekly Home cooking - middle eastern / Indian non veg


Mernda VIC, Australia

1st Sep 2022

Looking for home cooking services -1 or 2 times a week. Non veg mainly. Preferred Indian cooking or middle eastern style. Will be for 1 person - Due date: Flexible

Cake baking


Banyule VIC 3084, Australia

18th Aug 2022

Looking for someone that can bake a wedding cake - Due date: Before Saturday, 22 October 2022

Customized cake for August 21


North Warrandyte VIC 3113, Australia

11th Aug 2022

Need someone to make cake and 24 pcs mini cupcakes with topper (picture of the celebrant) - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 21 August 2022