Collection: Top Italian Home Chefs in Bay Area, California

Re-discover freshly cooked authentic home goodness with authentic chefs and home cooks who would make your weekly meals, the best thing to look forward to. Our chefs are currently serving 100+ families in the Bay Area.

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Chef Jacqueline

Cost: starting at $115 (4 people x 3 dishes)

Cuisines: Italian,Indian,Mediterranean,Thai,Vegan

Hired: 60 times on Chef Joy

Introduction: I am experienced Personal Chef with a 20+ years of cooking for many busy families in the Bay Area. I am skilled in home Cooking and Chef catering.

I offer excellent Mexican, Indian (fusion), Thai and Mediterranean menus for meal prep and other chef services.

I am usually available most weekdays, expect Sundays, after 10 AM. I live in San Francisco but would go to San Jose for right clients.

I am among the founding chefs at Chef Joy and have cooked for over 60 clients this past year. I do weekly meal prep (1 to 4 times a week) and personal chef service for a small gathering. People appreciate me for my compassion, easy going attitude and creative recipes.

Featured Dishes
  • Tom Yum Soup
  • Tom Kha Gai
  • Thai Som Tum Papaya Salad
  • Red Curry Shrimp
  • and more ...
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Chef Bikram

Cost: starting at $115 (4 people x 3 dishes)

Cuisines: Indian,Bengali,Mughlai,Indo-Chinese,Italian,Thai

Hired: 30 times on Chef Joy

Introduction: I believe in superb hospitality and creating an amazing culinary experience for all my clients. I cook excellent Indian, Bengali, Muglai, Indo-chinese and Italian dishes. I enjoy doing bigger events too and have cooked for 200+ parties at times.

I am usually available most weekdays before 9 AM or after 5 PM in San Francisco and East Bay cities. I am more flexible over the weekends. I have been a personal chef for 10 years now with experience of cooking as head chef across marquee restaurants.

On Chef Joy, I am among the top 10s and have cooked for over 25 clients in last 6 months. I do weekly meal prep (1 to 4 times a week) and personal chef service for a small gathering. People appreciate me for my in depth knowledge of traditional Indian and other country dishes.

Featured Dishes
  • Pan fried Chilli Chicken
  • Mirchi bajji
  • Pan fried Chilli Paneer
  • Paneer butter masala
  • and more ...
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Chef Eric

Cost: starting at $115 (4 people x 3 dishes)

Cuisines: Italian,Vegan,Plant Based,Indian,Mediterranean,Thai

Hired: 6 times on Chef Joy

Introduction: I am a personal chef who is passionate about cooking delicious and healthy meals. I can prepare and deliver entrees personally to your place. I can help plan, cook and deliver weekly meals to you. I can cook at your place where I can get groceries myself or use yours

I am usually available most weekdays after 1 PM in San Francisco and East Bay cities.

You will always get personal attention with me. I enjoy cooking all kinds of cuisines especially - Italian, Californian, Vegan and Indian
Featured Dishes
  • Paella
  • Mexican Rice
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • BBQ Ribs Pork
  • and more ...
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Chef Manu

Cost: starting at $115 (4 people x 3 dishes)

Cuisines: Italian,Indian,Vegan,Mexican

Hired: 28 times on Chef Joy

Introduction: I am a perfectionist when it comes to food. I have worked in several Bay Area Restaurants and have been a Private Chef from last few years.

 My special dishes would be Vegetarian pasta and Indian style Chow Mein. I can cook tasty Non-Veg and Veg dishes to hit those taste buds.

Featured Dishes
  • Tom Yum Soup
  • Tom Kha Gai
  • Thai Som Tum Papaya Salad
  • Red Curry Shrimp
  • and more ...
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Chef Uddab

Cost: starting at $115 (4 people x 3 dishes)

Cuisines: Italian,Indian,Nepali,Greek,Spanish

Hired: 31 times on Chef Joy

Introduction: With a rich and rewarding 20-year journey in the culinary world, I am a seasoned chef who has honed my skills in various renowned restaurants.

My culinary passion extends across a diverse spectrum, from the vibrant flavors of Indian and Nepali cuisine to the comforting warmth of Italian dishes and the bold and savory delights of Greek fare. Throughout my career, I have had the privilege of being featured in numerous news articles, a testament to the dedication and creativity I bring to the kitchen. My commitment to crafting exceptional and culturally diverse dishes reflects not only in my extensive experience but also in the recognition and acclaim received from both patrons and the media alike.

Featured Dishes
  • Tom Yum Soup
  • Tom Kha Gai
  • Thai Som Tum Papaya Salad
  • Red Curry Shrimp
  • and more ...
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Most Common Questions

How much cooking services cost?

We are 1/2 the cost of what traditional personal chefs charge. Our chefs will cook 3 dishes (total 12 servings) at your home starting at $99*.

What is covered in a booking?

Once your menu is finalized, we will share the list of groceries to procure. The chef will visit your house and cook the finalized menu and will also ensure that the counter space used as well as kitchen appliances used are clean.

(Optional) Extras: for a fee, we get the groceries.

How many servings are in one dish we cook?

Every dish is minimum of 4 adult servings (8 oz). We can reduce the number of servings or increase as you like.

Can I personalize my menu?

Yes! You can choose your dishes, ingredients and fully customize your dishes!

Can I trust a chef to come to my home?

We meet every chef in person multiple times and test how well they cook in regular apartment/home kitchens. We then open it to few selected clients for the initial feedback and only after we get positive feedback, we make them available to all our customers.

Is this a subscription service?

Yes,

You tell us

# of household members,
meal services (dinner, lunch, breakfast)
service frequency per week (once/twice)
Any food preference(s)

We curate a meal plan and our chef's will visit your kitchen and cook at the requested service!