Personal chef services

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Jenner really impressed us with her cooking. We live internationally and were in the Tampa-bay area for a few weeks this summer while having various friends and family visiting. So I could spend more quality time with them, I hired Jenner to prepare some meals for us each week, as sometimes we had as many as eight people visiting.

​She was very friendly and professional-always with a smile. She arrived on time and with all the ingredients needed...and my kitchen was always spotless when she left. Jenner worked effortlessly and quietly - but answered any questions we had as she went along. 

​She cooked various types of meals for us over a 3-week period...from an amazing "New Orleans-style shrimp" boil that was to die for, to a finger-licking southern fried catfish, collard greens and macaroni and cheese meal. She also made sure to make some snacks for us to have in between the meals. She catered to our vegetarian requests when necessary. Every week she made us a superb dessert- my favorite was the upside down pineapple cake! But I must add that her guacamole is the best I have ever tasted and I am a Texan! The food she prepared was absolutely delicious and presented beautifully. 

​(She also seems very knowledgeable about the Tampa area and when asked, gave recommendations to a few places-especially a great hair salon I now feel I cannot live without!)

Jenner is a sweetheart and obviously very passionate about her work. She did an outstanding job preparing meals for us and surpassed our expectations.I definitely wouldn’t hesitate to hire Jenner again and look forward to working with her the next time we are in town!

Suzette P., from Texas residing in Moscow, Russia via

My family and I visited Anna Maria Island for vacation and had 2 wonderful meals prepared by Vivace Gourmet Personal Chef. We have some picky family members and Jenner went above and beyond to make all of us happy. The only thing we were disappointed in is that we didn't have her to prepare all of our meals!! It was so nice to be able to enjoy family while we ate her wonderful apps, enjoyed dinner and dessert and went for a walk while she cleaned up!! We all felt spoiled and wished her back the rest of our stay on the island. EXCELLENT!! She had wonderful ideas for our dairy and gluten free family members but my MoM was still able to have her bread with her Thanks Jenner

Lisa M., Jacksonville, FL via

Jenner has been a blessing to our family. As a working mom of a child with food allergies I was feeling overwhelmed, tired and frustrated trying to provide meals for my family. We would end up eating out more often than not and no one was feeling good. Now it is amazing to come home to a clean kitchen and healthy, freshly prepared meals for the whole week! Jenner does a great job meeting our gluten free lifestyle. There are a variety of meal choices and meals are always full of flavor. Meals have great portion sizes so you never feel hungry. The money saved on not eating out more than makes up for having this service and lunches are never boring with yummy left-overs. In addition,, Jenner has been great for special occasions - she has catered a birthday party and even a last minute Thanksgiving dinner. Jenner is hard-working, professional and flexible. You won't be sorry!

 Amanda D., Dunedin, FL

We have hired Jenner on several occasions from Brunches to Sunday Funday to dinner parties.  Her creations always leave my guests speechless!

Ed B., Dunedin, FL

Jenner did a fantastic job for our personal event. The food was fantastic and there was enough for leftovers for the next day! She is a pleasure to work with and is very reasonable and honest. Will DEFINITELY use her again for other events in the area!!

Kathy V.

Lovely, tasty, professional .

Perfectly self contained chef. Plus a very nice demeanor and attention to tidiness . Allergies were addressed , and leftovers were an added treat.

A pleasing evening!

Shelly R., New Port Richey, FL via