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Recent Cooking reviews in Ryde

Fantastic communication and prompt service. Thank you

Home Baked goods


Very friendly and self directed.

Assist with housecleaning/meal prep


Effective communication and fast delivery. Thanks Gloria!!!

Mother's Day gift delivery


Nicholas was awesome, thank you so much 🙏🏼

Pick up birthday cake and cupcakes


Such a great guy. More than punctual and above and beyond. Thanks Xavier. Will definitely call upon you again.

Need cake picked up from Costco (must be member)


Really great communication and very reliable. Thank you!! Highly highly recommend!! Thank you.

Need cake picked up from Costco (must be member)


What's the average cost of a cook in Ryde

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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 Ryde

Cake maker


West Ryde NSW 2114, Australia

24th Feb 2023

Hey guys, I'm looking for someone who can make a 1st birthday cake Mickey Mouse theme. Will need to be large to feed like 50 to 60 people and maybe some cupcakes too. I have a design in mind.. looking for someone with reasonable pricing and that can do a good job. Thanks - Due date: Before Saturday, 1 April 2023

Safari theme birthday decoration - north ryde


North Ryde NSW, Australia

17th Feb 2023

Hi there, Looking for someone to set up safari theme decoration. It will be set up in the house. I have a picture sample for the task. Thanks. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 18 March 2023

Make a gingerbread house


North Ryde NSW 2113, Australia

21st Dec 2022

Make a gingerbread house , I've included photos to make one similar to. - Due date: Before Friday, 23 December 2022

Home cooking


Woolwich NSW 2110, Australia

21st Oct 2022

Preparing home cooked meals for busy family

Tina knows her food and great to have around the house. Highly recommended

Birthday cake


Gladesville NSW, Australia

31st Jul 2022

Princess cake similar to the picture for about 40 purple. One tier could be fake cake - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 20 August 2022

Decoration for a baby shower


Ryde NSW, Australia

31st Mar 2022

Balloons arch some cake stands easels and big teddy 🧸 - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 26 June 2022

Meal prep - twice a week


Hunters Hill NSW, Australia

2nd Feb 2022

Looking for someone who can meal prep for our family weekly (2 Adults + 1 child) I will provide groceries & ingredients but we’re time poor and therefore need someone to meal prep. Location: Hunters Hill Can be done from home and delivered if preferred

I need a cake baker to bake me a round cake for my birthday.


Epping NSW 2121, Australia

12th Nov 2021

Simple round vanilla butter cake, no icing or decorating just the cake needed - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 13th Nov 2021

Bake 50 chocolate piñata smash cake moulds


Ryde NSW, Australia

6th Nov 2021

Would like to have 50 chocolate piñatas in different shapes in bulk made out of melted chocolate and set in moulds. Can be done from home but must be located in Sydney for drop off - Due date: Flexible

Looking for Birthday party decorators


Pennant Hills NSW 2120, Australia

25th Oct 2021

Hi need some one to help us guide and decorate my little one's birthday. Tasks include. 1. Decorating cake cutting area. 2. Arranging seating area. 3. Decorating whole party place with any theme. 4. Photography if available We personally want BOSS BABY theme but open to other ideas as well. PS: cost quoted is just to get fair idea on prices and not be considered as absolute

Delivery of birthday present, cake and quiche


Eastwood NSW 2122, Australia

13th Sep 2021

I would like the driver to deliver birthday present, cake and quiche to Merrylands

Bake a cake


Macquarie Park NSW 2113, Australia

8th Aug 2021

Need a customised car theme cake. Picture attached. Will share msg upon confirmation

I need home cooking


Ryde NSW, Australia

18th Jul 2021

Indian meals preferably less spicy and less oily

Need 90s inspired, adult birthday cake design


Ryde NSW, Australia

27th May 2021

Need 90s theme inspired adult birthday cake delivered tomorrow morning. For approx 20 people to eat. For 33rd birthday tomorrow. I am located in Ryde, Sydney. Please see attached design idea.

2 years old birthday decoration


Macquarie Park NSW 2113, Australia

9th May 2021

Hi, need to have my daughter's birthday decorated on 29th of May (approximately from 15:00-16:30).

Mother's Day gift delivery


Ryde NSW, Australia

4th May 2021

I need an Oyster Mushroom growing kit bought and delivered to my parents house for mother's Day. Please research where to get an oyster mushroom growing kit before applying. Cost of mushroom kit should be around $30 Please wrap the gift and send me a photo of it.

Effective communication and fast delivery. Thanks Gloria!!!

Home cooking at Epping, NSW


Epping NSW, Australia

16th Apr 2021

Looking for someone to help with Indian style cooking. We will be providing the recipes to be referred to. Person should be able to understand and accommodate our style of cooking and cook based on our requirements

I need birthday decorators


Meadowbank NSW, Australia

27th Mar 2021

Hi Team, I am looking for themed party decoration for my sons 2nd birthday,

I need meal preparation & planning


North Ryde NSW 2113, Australia

30th Jan 2021

North ryde Come to my home and cook or drop off tasty healthy carb free meals + protein based (chicken, beef, lamb) + low carb + happy for half fresh half frozen + lunches and dinners + nut free + pork free

I need meal preparation & planning


Macquarie Park NSW 2113, Australia

20th Jan 2021

I would like someone to come and cook bulk meal for me on a weekly basis.