Cooks & Chefs in Scarborough

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Cook in Toronto - Swikriti D.

Swikriti D.

26
Yrs old
10
Yrs Experience
Responds Fast
Scarborough • 3 km away
Route from: Scarborough
Full-Time • Live-Out
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Hello! My name is Swikriti, a passionate cook with a decade of experience, based in Scarborough. I specialize in preparing Indian and vegetarian dishes, developed from my rich background in diverse culinary cultures. Over the years, I have mastered many specialized skills such as barbecuing, and I always stay updated with the latest cooking technology. Additionally, I adhere strictly to sanitary and hygienic standards to ensure high-quality, healthy meals. I am proficient in various duties such as table setting and serving, cooking children's meals, keeping the kitchen clean, and washing dishes. I am dedicated to maintaining a tidy workspace and uphold high levels of cleanliness in all of my tasks. In terms of availability, you can count on me from Monday to Friday, during mornings and the middle of the day, while on weekends you are fully covered from morning to evening. I am immediately available to start and am open to both full-time roles as a private or family cook. However, please note that my preferred living arrangement is live-out. For your peace of mind, I am a non-smoker and have a clean police record. Though I do not have a driver's license or a vehicle for work use, I am prepared to relocate and am always ready for travel, ensuring my commitment to catering to your culinary requirements wherever necessary. As an English and Hindi speaker, I am very comfortable accommodating and interacting in bilingual households. Being a cook is a task I undertake with all my heart and treat it not just as a profession, but as a passion. I look forward to bringing my culinary expertise to you! I don’t have a professional experience in this industry but I have cooked a food for myself and my family since I was 15. It’s already a more than 10years that I started cooking a food. Completed my high school on hotel management

Louisa H.

54
Yrs old
25
Yrs Experience
Scarborough • 5 km away
Route from: Scarborough
Full-Time • Live-Out
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I have 25 years of experience managing and running restaurants and catering. I specialize in meal prep and catering. I have owned and managed restaurants in the past
Cook in Toronto - Julie K.

Julie K.

59
Yrs old
10
Yrs Experience
North York • 7 km away
Route from: Scarborough
Full-Time, Part-Time • Live-Out
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An experienced private chef that makes food with love! Chef Julie’s menu of International, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, European, North American and her own creative dishes, caters to all tastes and many dietary restriction options; Keto, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Kosher and more Chef Julie was born and raised in the multi-cultural city of Thessaloniki, known as the “Culinary Capital of Greece”! She has been living in Toronto since 2007. With great influences from her rich cultural background, traditional family recipes, her studies for her Master’s in NY, her travels around the world through her professional career and her passion for great food, she is known for creating amazing dishes that satisfy all pallets! An experienced private chef that makes food with love! Her menu of International, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, European, North American and her own creative dishes, caters to all tastes and many dietary restriction options; Keto, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free and more Services Offered: Meal Planning Recipe Development Grocery Shopping Meal Preparation (on site or delivered): Daily, Weekly, Dinner Parties & Events Cooking Classes Clean up
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Cook in Pickering - Sharanjeet K.

Sharanjeet K.

23
Yrs old
1
Year Experience
Scarborough • 8 km away
Route from: Scarborough
Full-Time, Part-Time • Live-Out
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Hello! My name is Sharanjeet, and I am a dedicated cook. I am quite adept in the kitchen and offer a variety of skills including table setting, serving, cooking meals for children, maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen, purchasing products, washing dishes, food organization for events, cooking regular meals, as well as taking direct orders from my employer. I am capable of supervising kitchen staff and helpers and am familiar with modern cooking technology, upholding sanitary and hygienic kitchen standards. I specialize in Indian, Vegan, and Vegetarian cooking, bringing flavor and health in unison! My palate is multilingual just like me, who can speak in English, Hindi, and Punjabi. Teaching and learning are a constant process in the kitchen, and I am enthusiastic to make new culinary discoveries along the way. I am ready for both Full-Time and Part-Time commitments and am available Monday to Friday. I aim to bring a positive and fresh energy to your kitchen, always keeping things clean and hygienic. I can't wait to get started on this delicious journey and look forward to bringing a little bit of my culinary magic to your everyday meals! Currently working for two families 2-3 days a week cooking meals and house cleaning.
Cook in Toronto - Albert John P.

Albert John P.

26
Yrs old
1
Year Experience
East York • 8 km away
Route from: Scarborough
Full-Time, Part-Time • Live-In, Live-Out
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I would describe myself as a passionate and creative cook who can skilfully plan menus and prepare outstanding food to deliver quality of service to my clients. I've been working in the hospitality industry for a few years. I graduated from George Brown College with a certificate in Culinary Management. I have been working mostly in restaurants around the gta. Over the years, I have gained the relevant academic qualifications and certifications displaying knowledge of food health and safety guidelines. I always ensure the applicable safety and hygiene procedures are followed, and I am always on the lookout for new and ideas and inspiration to create menus to cater my clients. If you hire me as your personal cook/chef, I will be committed to the hours you need me to work. I will demonstrate exceptional knowledge in adherence to food preparation guidelines.I will work with my clients to help build and maintain a solid relationship. Looking forward to working with my future clients. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me if I can provide any additional information. I worked for a Catering company where we cater to clients houses. We cook food for the family and we also cater for different events like birthdays, holidays and etc.
Cook in Toronto - Constantine H.

Constantine H.

49
Yrs old
19
Yrs Experience
Scarborough • 9 km away
Route from: Scarborough
Part-Time • Live-Out
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I'm a proud dad and husband with three grown-up children who were quite picky eaters in their younger days. I became an expert in accommodating their different tastes and preferences because each of them had their unique favorites. So, I know how to whip up a meal that will make everyone happy! I have been cooking for a total of nineteen years. This includes ten years at a private school, five years as the owner of a catering business called "Feed Me Hammerhead, " which is still operational, and four years in restaurants. I am an experienced Red Seal Cook with a passion for creating culinary experiences. I have a proven ability to deliver exceptional dishes and maintain smooth kitchen operations. I believe in constantly exploring new avenues to keep life exciting. Recently, I have taken up beekeeping and have been enjoying it immensely. Along with this, I also like to delve into the world of creativity and design using my Cricut. I believe that there is no limit to learning and I am always open to new experiences. When it comes to cooking, my favorite part is the thrill of creating something new. I embrace the challenge and am always excited to see what I can come up with." Liaison College Culinary Arts in Toronto, Ontario - Completed Diploma Program in Culinary Arts in October 2004. Red Seal Certified Cook (2024) with Food Handler certification valid from Aug 2023 to Aug 2028. Liaison College Culinary Arts – Toronto, Ontario Diploma Program in Culinary Arts Course completion October 2004
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Wang K.

48
Yrs old
5
Yrs Experience
Scarborough • 7 km away
Route from: Scarborough
Full-Time • Live-In
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Hello! My name is Wang, a proud Chinese-Canadian hailing from Nanjing, Jiangsu who has legally settled in Scarborough, Toronto. I bring five years of professional cooking experience to the table and specialize in authentic Chinese cuisine. My culinary journey is guided by disciplined adherence to sanitary and hygienic standards, coupled with a strong understanding of modern cooking technology. Beyond crafting delicious meals, I am also capable of handling various kitchen-related duties such as table setting, serving, undertaking grocery purchases, washing dishes, and organizing food for events. Children have always found me approachable - a trait undoubtedly refined through the six enjoyable years I've spent teaching children how to play Chinese chess and Go. This makes me an ideal candidate if you require a personal or family cook who can also engage with youngsters. Being a non-smoker with good swimming skills and a family man blessed with two school-going children, I epitomize the healthy, reliable, and flexible help you need. I am comfortable with live-in arrangements, ready to serve you full-time, and can start immediately! Feel free to use my Cantonese and Patois language proficiency advantage for other tasks as well, including accompanying your children for various outings. I am available throughout the week at all times and can travel or relocate based on your requirements. As a skilled driver owning a vehicle which I can use on the job, your household errands are safe in my hands. Please contact me with your requirements or inquiries. While I don't speak English fluently, I am more than capable of handling communications via written correspondence. In line with the legal requirements, I am willing to obtain a police check upon request. Looking forward to extending my culinary art to your household and potentially joining you in the worthy cause of raising a new generation with the joy of strategic board games! 我会做中国餐,如果你愿意品尝的地道的中国江苏省菜系口味。 中国高中文化毕业文科
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Vandana V.

25
Yrs old
2
Yrs Experience
East York • 10 km away
Online
Route from: Scarborough
Part-Time • Live-In, Live-Out
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Hi, I'm Vandana, a with a Indian cuisine. Born and raised in India, I have lived in Scarborough for the last few years. With two years of professional cooking experience under my belt, I'm meals and organizing food for events. I can also ensure the kitchen is kept clean, handle table setting and serving, and even take care of purchasing products when required. My expertise isn't just limited to traditional Indian dishes. Being a vegetarian myself, I’m well-versed in vegetarian cuisine, and varied meals all dietary preferences. I strictly adhere to sanitary and hygienic standards in all my cooking processes, as I firmly believe the cleanliness of a kitchen reflects on the quality of the food prepared. I am available for work throughout the week, primarily on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, , and . I am ready to start open to both live-in and live-out arrangements. Though I don't possess a driver's license, I am fully capable of traveling and even open to required. Currently, I am seeking a part-time position as a private/personal cook- I believe of a home setting brings out the best flavors in food. I also speak fluent English, allowing me to in diverse settings. While I have no police check record currently, I assure you I am a reliable and trustworthy professional. Looking forward to adding a touch of Indian Cuisine to your kitchen! Cooking specially indian food
Cook in Markham - Ayarin J.

Ayarin J.

20
Yrs old
3
Yrs Experience
Scarborough • 2 km away
Route from: Scarborough
Full-Time, Part-Time • Live-In, Live-Out
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Hello! I am Ayarin, a female cook residing in Scarborough with three years of diverse cooking experience under my belt. I am ready and eager to start immediately, and my availability is flexible as I'm free all throughout the week, accommodating you at any hour of the day. Regardless if you are seeking a private cook, dietary cook, or a pastry chef, my experience and skills make me the perfect fit for your culinary needs. My familiarity with a range of cooking duties includes everything from table setting, baking, organising food for events, supervision of kitchen staff, to creating custom menus. Having acquired and refined my skills around the globe, I have a knowledge base that spans a remarkably impressive range of cuisines - from traditional Indian and Eastern European to enticing Mexican and Vegan ones. My special skills encompass more than just my breath of cuisine understanding. They include the knowledge of modern cooking technology, sanitary and hygienic standards, sushi preparation, barbecuing, catering, and even professional plating. Despite immersing myself in various cultures and cuisines to bring diverse flavours to the plate, I maintain my roots with my Indian citizenship and ability to speak Malayalam, English, Hindi, and Tamil. In addition to a talent for cooking, I am also amenable to relocation and love travelling which can assist with catering events or personal cooking duties. Whilst I don't hold a driver's license, with my commitment to health and hygiene, evident from my non-smoking status, you can rest assured that your meals are in dutiful hands. Whether it's full-time or part-time, live-in or live-out, I am fully open to accommodate you and your family's preferences and needs. Let me serve you not just meals, but culinary experiences-- hearty, wholesome, and unforgettable. Worked as a dedicated housemaid in both India and Canada, gaining valuable experience and skills in providing exceptional home care at back in India and Canada
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Taiwo Hannah O.

48
Yrs old
15
Yrs Experience
Scarborough • 6 km away
Route from: Scarborough
Part-Time • Live-Out
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SKILLS Patient care First Aid & Safety (certified) Client documentation Behaviour redirection Compassionate client care Records management/POS Fast learner Skilled in Nigerian cooking Reliable and punctual RELEVANT EXPERIENCE Personal Support Worker Placement | Chester Village | Toronto, ON Nov 2022 – Feb 2023 Maintained a clean and well-organized environment for patients’ happiness and safety. Assisted in meal preparation that adhered to dietary guidelines. Followed care plan and directions to administer medications. Made beds and sanitized surfaces to support activities of daily living. Laundered clothing and bedding to prevent infection. Nigerian s