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TESTIMONIALS



Booking Chef Jenner for our reunion and birthday celebrations was the best decision of our trip. She was in continuous contact helping craft a unique menu over multiple days including multiple different requests and allergies. We had last minute issues and had to change our rental home location completely and Chef Jenner adjusted without breaking a sweat. She went above and beyond each meal and made it a tasty experience for us all. Her preparation and display was only to be outdone by the quality and taste of her meals. She took the time to decorate as well as clean-up to the point you would have never known she had cooked for 15+ people. Without a doubt we would recommend Chef Jenner and hope for a chance to work and eat with her again.


Kunal and Pooja, Richmond, VA






Chef Jenner was absolutely phenomenal!! Definitely worth every penny. We had her Spanish night and the paella was the best I have ever had. And her homemade churros were a fan favorite for 9 girls. All the food she prepared for us was above and beyond what I ever expected!


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Booking Chef Jenner for my event was one of the best decisions I've made thus far. She was responsive, reasonably priced, professional, and went above and beyond to make our dinner party enjoyable and a great experience for all. Can't forget to mention how delicious the food was!! Not a dish that I didn't like. Thank you Chef Jenner for your service - you are highly recommended!


Cara H. via Thumbtack





We contacted Jenner on very short notice, only four days before my parents 50th wedding anniversary. She came through with flying colors and produced an absolutely fantastic meal for eight to ten people! Jenner was an absolute pleasure to have in our home and we would not hesitate to use her services again for future events! She arrived on time, prepared all food in a timely manner, and displayed the food beautifully! It felt very natural to have Jenner in our home. She is very pleasant and easy to get along with. She completely cleaned up the kitchen and left it spotless you would never have know she was here. Jenner exceeded our expectations in everyway despite the short notice. I would recommend Jenner to anyone having a dinner party wanting to enjoy the company of their guests and not have to worry about anything else. Thank you again Jenner we can't wait to see you again!!



Jon S. via Thumtack





I was wanting to host a family get together for my husbands birthday, but after the holidays I had no entertaining energy left. Jenner at Vivace was the perfect answer, she instinctly knew what I wanted to accomplish and we had it planned and ready in a few short emails and texts. It doesn't get any better - she delivers on what she says. Everyone enjoyed the delicious menu, presentation, and her presence.



Cristal L. via Thumbtack



I hired Jenner for a surprise father's day breakfast for my husband and it was the best present i have ever gave!!!! She was very professional and her breakfast was so good we couldn't stop eating !!!! After breakfast she took her time and cleaned up the kitchen and put our leftovers in Tupperware! If her breakfast was this good i cant wait to see what else she can do! We will definitely be using her services again!

Melissa S. via Thumbtack



Chef Jenner did an exceptional job providing my husband and I a delicious healthy 4 course meal on our 19th anniversary while we were on vacation in Florida. Her communication on the meal prep, punctuality, and professionalism was outstanding. I would highly recommend Chef Jenner and will definitely be utilizing her services again upon our return. It was a pleasure.

Leslie W via Thumbtack



Chef Jenner is amazing!

I went to Anna Maria Island for a girls trip. We were celebrating my friends 50th birthdays. Jenner was awesome the food was amazing. She totally spoiled us we didn't have to lift a finger. The food and dessert was amazing! Would totally do this again Jenner made our trip.


Elaine B. via Thumbtack.com 




Chef Jenner customized a lovey dinner for me and 7 girlfriends visiting Anna Maria Island this fall. She accommodated all of our requests - even a yummy gluten-free lava cake! Would definitely ask her to cook again the next time I'm in town!


Heather B., Texas via Thumbtack.com




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 Thumbtack.com





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 meal.....lol. Thanks Jenner Lisa M., Jacksonville, FL via Thumbtack.com




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. viaThumbtack.com





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 Thumbtack.com


"Booking Chef Jenner for our reunion and birthday celebrations was the best decision of our trip. She was in continuous contact helping craft a unique menu over multiple days including multiple different requests and allergies. We had last minute issues and had to change our rental home location completely and Chef Jenner adjusted without breaking a sweat. She went above and beyond each meal and made it a tasty experience for us all. Her preparation and display was only to be outdone by the quality and taste of her meals. She took the time to decorate as well as clean-up to the point you would have never known she had cooked for 15+ people. Without a doubt we would recommend Chef Jenner and hope for a chance to work and eat with her again."