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The average rate is $21/hr as of April 2024

The average star rating for personal chefs is 4.7

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Elsy H.


Sterling, VA

$18-31/hr2 yrs exp

Elsy ,Caregiver For Your Loves One!

5.0

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Compassionate caregiver with 2 years of experience working in private homes. I cook, clean and transport patients to appointments meal planning and preparation, I have experience in being a chef and would easily be able to assist on meal preparation or feeding, cleaning and organization. assisting with bathing and dressing. I'm...
5.0
"Elsy is a caring and compassionate caregiver for the elderly. She took care of my mother who had dementia and cancer. She is a diligent hard worker and cared for my mother with all of her heart. She was always...

Reviewed by Rachelle K.

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Akhona M.


Fairfax, VA

$20/hr3 yrs exp

South African Bubbly Caregiver

4.7

(7)

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I'd describe my personality as a Bubbly person, super organized and I would say I'm quite an outgoing person I like caring for seniors because of the wisdom you receive from them while in the process of doing your job. I love taking care of the elderly because they are so sweet and it just fulfils my heart to be able to assist...
5.0
"Akhona is a God-send! She's just amazing with my mother-in-law who has Alzheimer's. Akhona is kind, encouraging, attentive and creative with their time together. Mom loves her! Akhona was quick to become well...

Reviewed by Sue B.

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Rachel L.


Leesburg, VA

$30-40/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced, Caring, Adult Available For Child Care

5.0

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I am a 53-year-old happily married woman born in Washington DC. I have lived in Loudoun County for over 15 years. I have 20+years of childcare experience that started with helping watch my niece when she was between 5-8yrs old. I would drive her to appts and soccer practice eventually becoming asst coach of her team. Since then...
5.0
"Rachel was a fabulous nanny/house manager for my two kids and I. She was always willing to help in any way and always did so with a good attitude. On top of all of this, she is an excellent cook. I would not...

Reviewed by Larry F.

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Zakiyah H.


Germantown, MD

$15-20/hr4 yrs exp

Seeking Full Time Nanny Position

5.0

(1)

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I am 23 years old who loves kids I am currently an Assistant Teacher at a daycare center but I am searching for an immediate full time nanny position that is flexible, provides me with full time hours, and starting pay is $20- $22 an hour. I am a caring, positive, patient, passionate, and reliable person with five years of...
5.0
"Zakiyah has been a wonderful nanny to our 2 year old. She's patient, super reliable, communicative, and engaging. Everything you could want in a nanny! Any family would be lucky to work with her. "

Reviewed by Chris W.

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Tatiana M.


Herndon, VA

$28-50/hr7 yrs exp

I Love To Cook. I'm A Private Chef And I Cook For Families As Their Need.

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I'm a Chef. I Love to cook and feed people. I have amazing references and I'm a person you can trust having at your house. I'd describe my personality as kind, reliable and hard working
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Maria P.


Clarksburg, MD

$25-50/hr10 yrs exp

Professional Woman Who Can Be Your Right Hand, Kids, Seniors, Party Planning And Much More Chef !

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my experience with children, pre k teacher for Goddard school, Spanish tutor, assistance to older adults, good traditional food and Spanish food !! ideal help with errands and event planning etc etc etc
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Deb A.


Oakton, VA

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Fun, Patient And Kind

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Hello!! My name is Deb and I'm a loving, fun, kind, often silly and extremely patient Mom of 3 grown sons and recently a beautiful grandson! I am now retired from my full time retail management position and would like to get back into the baby/kid business! I am an experienced care giver to developmentally disabled and...
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Celia S.


Potomac, MD

$25/hr5 yrs exp

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As an older sister, I have enough babysitter training to last a lifetime. However, I have formal training as a Red Cross certified babysitter and camp counselor with years of experience with children from ages 6-14. In this role, I acted as a primary counselor, swim instructor, and lifeguard. I am a safe driver, excellent...
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Allie M.


Herndon, VA

$26-36/hr10 yrs exp

One Of A Kind Nanny With Auntie Energy

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Hello! My name is Allie. I am a trained pastry chef and culinary professional. I have been a babysitter/nanny for over 15 families over the years. I have taken care of newborns to teens and have worked with special needs children as well. I was a lifeguard for over 7 years. Although my certification has since expired, I still...
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Deb A.


Oakton, VA

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Caring, And Patient Special Needs Caregiver

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Worked as a special needs aide for children with autism and developmental disabilities. One to one aide for a child with cerebral Palsy and learning disabilities. Was a chef and aide at a school for children and adults with severe developmental disabilities Volunteer for Special Olympics Proud Mom who successfully raised a son...
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Harrison F.


Vienna, VA

$25/hr10 yrs exp

Top Notch Personal Assistant

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Born in Vienna, VA, I'm the middle child who has consistently played a pivotal role in raising my younger sister, and family pets, and maintaining our home. As a dedicated professional with 8 years of experience in construction and 5 years of experience in real estate, I'm passionate about making a positive impact. I truly am a...
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Cheryl M.


Lothian, MD

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

Nanny/Chef/Housekeeper

5.0

(4)

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I am a certified Therapist, certified in CPR and First Aid, Swimming and Fitness Instructor, certified in Infant and Toddler Child Care, and licensed as a Chef. I have worked in a hospital, school, beach club restaurant, and at the YMCA. I just graduated from LeCordon Bleu school of Culinary Arts. I love to cook and love kids. I...
5.0
"Cheryl is an amazing care taker. We have 6 children 2 with special needs and a dog and has worked for us for 6 years. She has become a part of our family. She is very dependable and out of 6 years only...

Reviewed by Luis M.

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Hamdiyati A.


Annandale, VA

$20-25/hr10 yrs exp

Housekeeper, Cook & Child Care

5.0

(1)

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I am honest, hardworking, and patience. I have many years of experiences as child care, house keeper, and private chef/cook. I am good in keeping places clean and organized. As a private cook, I served many different kind of food. As a mother, I love to take care of kids with all my heart. I have knowledge for taking care of...
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Rashida T.


Stafford, VA

$35-45/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Babysitter Available For Weeknight And Weekend Babysitting Jobs

5.0

(2)

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Hello, my name is Rashida, I am 30 years old, and I have over 13 years of experience in childcare. I own my own business working as a personal chef and as such teach cooking classes, and cater small events on the weekends. The family I most recently cared for consisted of a wonderful 3 and 5-year-old who I provided care for, for...
5.0
"Rashida is a wonderful caregiver. She is very patient and firm but loving and able to keep up with my energetic kids. I would hire her again in a heartbeat."

Reviewed by Laura D.

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Kaylee K.


Damascus, MD

$18-25/hr10 yrs exp

Full-Time Care Nanny

5.0

(3)

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Hello. My name is Kaylee I became a nanny when I was 17 and have been doing it for 10 years. I started off as a live-in nanny and fell in love with the job. I am very comfortable with infants all the way to teenagers. I have worked closely with 4 Physical Therapist for Early childhood Development and have acquired vital skills...
5.0
"Kaylee was an outstanding daycare provider to our three kids for several years. She was highly enjoyable to work with, showed great affection and caring for our kids, was highly reliable, responsible,...

Reviewed by Audrae H.

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Antonio C.


Glen Burnie, MD

$15/hr1 yrs exp

Hi! I'm Antonio And I Love Interacting And Caring For Kids!

5.0

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I have 1 year of experience. I can help with Travel and Errands as well as pets, cooking ( I am a chef in training with my school being AACC and my major in baking and pastry and minor in cooking), light house chores, educational help and if anything else is needed, just specify! I can't wait to meet you and your family!
5.0
"Tony is a very reliable and thoughtful sitter and has helped immensely with our son and around the house. He is responsive and flexible to our needs. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking."

Reviewed by Care member

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Jeaninah N.


Alexandria, VA

$30-35/hr5 yrs exp

5.0

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Hi, my name is Jeaninah, and I recently graduated with a degree in psychology. I am looking to help families during my gap year before pursuing further education. I thoroughly enjoy having meaningful conversations and building relationships with those I care for. My previous experience includes two years of caring for an elderly...
5.0
"Jeaninah worked for 2.5 years taking care of my parents. She is a great employee, dependable, fun, smart, and my parents loved her! She is trained to work with people living with dementia and she would also...

Reviewed by Marie H.

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Stephanie A.


Falls Church, VA

$20-25/hr6 yrs exp

Sitter And Calm Baby, An Enchanting And Fun Team

5.0

(1)

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I am a new mom to a 6-month-old baby girl and a step mom to a 10-year-old boy. I have 5 years of experience in newborn babysitting. I can help with Travel and Carpooling. I am a chef/ex restaurant owner. I am a master gardener and collector so I love plants and crafts!
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Maria L.


Washington, DC

$35-50/hr10 yrs exp

Top quality meal prep & respite care from compassionate caregiver

5.0

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I'm a writer by trade who became a full-time caregiver to parents with Alzheimer's and dementia - publishing a book to help others deal with the spiritual side of memory loss. For my parents, I did everything from medication management to bathing/diaper changes, nutritious meal prep, hospice care to home preparation and more. I...
5.0
"Maria has worked for my family for the last 18 months as a part-time caregiver for my father, who has Alzheimer's dementia. In that time, she has made herself indispensable to us by taking an extremely...

Reviewed by Sonia N.

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Jeanne M.


Sykesville, MD

$25-49/hr1 yrs exp

Caring Companion

5.0

(1)

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My name is Jeannie! I am a wife, a mother of two amazing kids and I have just retired from teaching after 35 years. Although my professional experience revolves around teaching sweet 2nd graders, I've always had an interest in helping older people, probably stemming from caring for my own mother as she lived with dementia. I...
5.0
"Jeanne has helped me this past week as a respite caregiver. She has been wonderful. She has a great deal of experience caring for seniors and it shows. She is professional, honest, has integrity, is...

Reviewed by Susan B.

Recent personal chef reviews

Elsy H.

5.0

Elsy is a caring and compassionate caregiver for the elderly. She took care of my mother who had dementia and cancer. She is a diligent hard worker and cared for my mother with all of her heart. She was always trying to find ways to empower my mother and give her the best quality of life. Elsy...

- Rachelle K.

Akhona M.

5.0

Akhona is a God-send! She's just amazing with my mother-in-law who has Alzheimer's. Akhona is kind, encouraging, attentive and creative with their time together. Mom loves her! Akhona was quick to become well accounted to their home and Mom's needs and desires. When I visited and we were in a...

- Sue B.

Rachel L.

5.0

Extraordinary! That is the best way to describe Rachel. From the minute I opened my door to her 7 minutes early, to the moment she tenderly greeted my 6 year old and sat down to play with her, and she asked me questions about S.'s care - things I had not even thought to bring up - I knew I could...

- Joanna G.

Zakiyah H.

5.0

Zakiyah has been a wonderful nanny to our 2 year old. She's patient, super reliable, communicative, and engaging. Everything you could want in a nanny! Any family would be lucky to work with her.

- Chris W.

Cheryl M.

5.0

Cheryl was very attentive and a great help! She went above and beyond her normal duties.

- Araceli M.

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Average Rating4.7 / 5

Personal Chefs are rated 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 1,317 reviews of the 2,245 listed personal chefs.