Voted 2024 Best SF Bay Area Private Chefs

Since 2001, AWG Private Chefs has been the premier San Francisco Bay Area Private Chef service, delighting our clients with our distinctive "Easy, Effortless Entertaining™" service offerings. Our unparalleled commitment to delivering highly tailored experiences sets us apart, ensuring that your event is truly extraordinary and memorable. We leave no detail untouched, handling all aspects of pre-planning, coordination, preparation, cooking, service, and clean-up with meticulous care. Whether you choose to host your gathering in the comfort of your home or virtually any other location, our dedicated team enables you to sit back, relax, and savor your private dining experience to the fullest.
We take great pride in having the exclusive distinction of employing the only two Certified Master Chefs in Northern California. Our commitment to excellence has once again earned us the prestigious titles of Best Private Chefs in the SF Bay Area and Best Caterers in San Francisco Bay Area, marking an astounding six years in a row, as recognized by Additionally, we have garnered the honor of being voted as the Best Caterers in the East Bay by Diablo Magazine in both 2021 and 2022. In addition accolades for first runner up for 2020 and 2023.
Delicious food prepared by our SF Bay Area Private Chefs

Hire a Bay Area Private Chef For Your Next Event

Hiring a private chef is the perfect solution for your home or business when you're looking for a superior level of quality, service, virtually unlimited inventive curated menu options, and a distinct personalization in your entire dining experience when compared to a traditional broad market caterer. 

Enjoy the luxury of having a Bay Area Private Chef at your home today.

Book our Bay Area Private Chefs for any event:

Planning your SF Bay Area Private Chef catered event is so easy, simply share with us your vision, any theme for your event, culinary and service style preferences, and then sit back, relax, and leave the rest to us!
guests having a fancy private chef dinner party
selection of canapes prepared by our SF Bay Area Private Chefs

Private Chefs in The San Francisco Bay Area: Stress Free Entertaining at Home

Embrace the joy of creating cherished memories, connecting with your guests, and relish the true luxury of being a guest at your own event. Why bear the burden of exorbitant dining expenses and the hassle of shuttling your guests or family to multiple restaurants? Say goodbye to spending your entire evening confined to the kitchen cooking, serving, and cleaning up.  We handle it all for you!

Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I hire a private chef in the Bay Area?

It's so easy! Simply place a new event inquiry with AWG Private Chefs. A member of our concierge team will verify availability.  Then the magic begins as your SF Bay Area Private Chef works with you to design a fully custom-tailored menu. 

As our client, you will enjoy the luxury of having full editorial control over your menu, all the way down to the ingredient level, that way you will never have to pay for something you don't wish to enjoy.

How much does a private chef in the Bay Area cost?

Costs will vary for each event. We only charge you for the cost of ingredients and labor necessary to execute the specific menu you select. 

Is AWG Private Chefs licensed and insured?

Yes! Since our opening in 2001, AWG Private Chefs has been fully insured for both workers compensation as well as general liability. All staff working at your event are our employees! Every member of our team carries one or more federal or state level food safety training and certifications. We do not utilize unknown third party staff or unlicensed independent contractors. 

We Are Your Full Service San Francisco Bay Area Private Chef Service:

Upon your initial contact with AWG Private Chefs, you will be matched with a dedicated member of our multi-award-winning client ​concierge team who will be your exclusive point of contact for your entire event. Your client concierge can handle all questions, and any additional details you may need for your event!
  • Custom Designed Floral Arrangements & Centerpieces
  • China, Flatware, Glassware, Serviceware & Linen Rentals
  • Event Tents, Tables & Chairs Rentals
  • Event Decor & Styling Services
  • Full-Service On-Site and Pre-Event Coordination
  • DJs, Lighting Design, Photographers, Videographers, Musicians, Performance Entertainment
  • Day of Event Insurance & Host Liquor Liability Policies
  • and So Much More!

Can I provide my own liquor?

Yes! We are delighted to serve any alcohol that you may have on hand under your direction. In compliance with California residential liquor regulations, we do not furnish or sell any liquor of any type.

What size events can you service?

We take pride in our expertise in curating memorable experiences for intimate gatherings and special events. Our services are tailored to accommodate small events catering to groups ranging from as few as 4 to up to 50 people.

Do you offer tabletop party rentals for my event?

Absolutely! We carry a full line of in-stock party and event rentals to suit any event aesthetic. From china, flatware, glassware, to linens. We also have an in house floral design team to create custom floral arrangements. 

How do you handle food allergies or dietary restrictions?

Prior to booking your event, our concierge team will send you an electronic preference sheet questionnaire to complete. Simply let us know of any food allergies, dietary restrictions, or physician-diagnosed conditions. Your Bay Area Private Chef will happily modify your menu to accommodate your requests wherever possible.
Assorted grazing table items by AWG Private Chefs

Distinctively Different, Uniquely Special

Hiring a private chef is the perfect solution when you are looking for a superior level of quality, unmatched customer service, a virtually unlimited inventive custom curated menu options, and a distinct personalization in your entire dining experience when compared to a traditional broad market caterer. Enjoy the luxury of having a chef at your home today.

Enjoy the ease of hiring a San Francisco Bay Area Private Chefs, SF Personal Chef, and our small event catering services.  Reserve your event date today!
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