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It would be hard to pin point a highlight, Bojan made the whole evening a highlight.
We enjoyed having Bojan in our home, he is an amazing Chef
Steve & Louise Murray

I love to cook but my results are sometimes unpredictable. I was able to watch, ask question a and learn techniques that I will continue to use (I actually made Bojan's chicken dish the next morning to test myself and it turned out great).
The highlight was learning from a professional who was happy to teach.

This week "We enjoyed trying a new type of meat that we had not experienced before. We always enjoy being served a meal by Harvey"



Chef Experience Gift Certificates - the perfect gift; a unique gift for everyone; loyalty rewards programs, employee incentive gifts

The perfect gift for your friends, family, clients or employees... a Chef Experience provided by their own Personal Chef in the comfort of their home.

Our Chefs are across Canada and are perfect for every occasion - Birthdays, Anniversaries, Entertaining and much more!


 We are dedicated to helping you succeed in your Personal Chef Career, bringing you a range of membership benefits to lower your business costs and guiding you through the many common issues and challenges that Personal Chefs face throughout their career.

With The Chef Alliance, a rewarding culinary career is within your grasp!


The Chef Alliance offers thousands of Chef Jobs to its chefs from the sale of chef gift experiences to the public, corporate sales, national promotions and the sale of chef gift experiences through our retail partners.  View the Chef Jobs posted since January 2009 in Canada, United States, Australia, United Kingdom and Ireland .  

If you are an experienced Chef and would like to submit an application to qualify for jobs from the Chef Alliance, Contact Us



Complete our simple booking form to begin your Chef Experience.  Contact Us for details.


Our comprehensive checklist will answer all the questions you have, and those that hadn't even occured to you!



Starting your own gift card program is easy and inexpensive

Create a new revenue stream, attract new customers, maintain existing customers and increase profits.  Find out how you can obtain high definition gift cards for your business at a low cost with no minimum printing requirements.

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 Why hire a Personal Chef? They're perfect for Dinner Parties, Cooking Lessons, Cocktail Parties & more! Read more...

Our knowledgeable Chef Experience Representatives are ready to customise a Chef Experience that suits your requirements and your budget.

Contact us for details.


The Chef Alliance is the premier source for hiring a chef, purchasing Chef Experiences gift certificates or for national and regional business promotionsOur impressive client list includes individuals and families as well as Fortune 500 & other top tier companies such as Coca-Cola, President's Choice, Dare Foods, Corona, Unilever, Audi - just to name a few.

The Chef Alliance is the largest association of Personal Chefs, with Chefs in Canada that bring their passion for great food to homes and businesses. 

We provide exceptional business support to our Chefs, the lowest cost liability insurance and unparalled benefits to ensure their continuing education & success.  We also provide thousands of personal chef jobs to our member chefs from the sale of Personal Chef packages directly to the public, through our nationwide retail channels and corporate sales.

The Chef Alliance is the leading organisation of Private & Personal Chefs & Caterers in Canada, offering Chefs a place to locate jobs, meet new clients, grow their business, benefit from peer support, discounts to lower their business costs, marketing services & much more.  This allows Chefs concentrate on what they do best - cook great food! Our Success Managers help with

- marketing 

- business discounts

- liability insurance

- business support

- training and culinary resources

- gift card programs & more


Why hire a Personal Chef? Personal Chefs are perfect for

- busy professionals & families

special dietary needs

- dinner parties

- cooking classes, and more!

We have a network of Chefs ready to help you with your culinary needs.  Simply Contact us to find a chef in your area.  You can also browse our extensive database of "Top Chefs 4 Hire" from around the globe.

Are you a Top Chef?  Looking for a new career direction? Contact us to find out about the benefits of joining The Chef Alliance.

With Chef Experiences, memories are created in an intimate setting that will last a lifetime.  We offer Chef Experiences

- in 5000+ retail stores in Canada

- for national corporate promotions & prizes

- for Business & Loyalty Programs

- to consumers for private events & gifts

The Chef Alliance makes running your Personal Chef business easier, with a range of business tools.

- Join The Chef Alliance

- Online Profile

- Apply for Chef Jobs

- Redemption Form

- Marketing Services

- Business Support & Ideas

- Gift Card Loyalty Program

The versatility of our Chef Experiences gift certificates ensures that our Business Program will enhance your Corporate Gifting Program by building new relationships & strengthening existing ones.  Our services can be used for:

- National Contests & Promotions

- Seal of Approval Program

- Employee Programs (Teambuilding, Gifts etc) 

- Sales Incentives & Loyalty Programs

- Business Development, Gifts etc

- Celebrations (weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, retirement etc)

- Product & Cooking Demos

Discount Program - 

Grow your client base by marketing your company's products/services to our Chefs. Our Discount Partners include:

Nacora Insurance, Manulife Insurance, CAA, Travelodge Hotels, Costco Canada, National Car Rental, Calphalon Canada and many more.

Retail Program - 

Since 2004, we have offered unique Chef Experience gift certificates through a growing network of retail partners, including Shoppers Drug Mart's lifeEXPERIENCES program, Try That{!}, and Samba Days.  We also offer Chef Experiences directly to corporate & consumer clients.

 Chef Jaime of Hamilton's "Remember That Chef" has been a long time member of The Chef Alliance.  He is dedicated to providing a superior Personal Chef Service to his clients.  Read more about his service in a recent Question & Answer session with




Entertain at home - 2014-02-04

 Share quality time with friends and family at home.  Hiring a Personal Chef allows you to do so - no stress, no mess, no fuss.  Here are just a few client testimonials...
 The best part of my Chef Experiences was "Being able to entertain guest without worrying about preparing, watching and cleaning up afterwards. 10/10"P.Bura 
The highlight of my Chef Experience was "the meal. It was in everyone's opinion one of the tastiest meals they have ever had. 10/10"N. Scarfo, ON 
"Michael was the perfect host. He made sure that we weren't rushed and timed the courses perfectly. It allowed us to enjoy our guests and not be concerned with the preparations. The highlight was the main course - rack of lamb cooked to perfection. It was a great evening. 10/10"S. Edmonds, Mississauga, ON 
We were celebrating a birthday and "I can not thank you and Chef Experience for one of the most memorable evening in my life. We had a dinner for four and it was perfect, thanks to Chef Karen. Karen was very professional and enjoyable.   I couldn't have asked for a better chef. She matched our personality. I will highly recommend chef Experiences to all of my friends and family.  Once again thank you for having a GREAT company. And CHEERS to Karen. 10/10"C. Patterson, Brampton, ON 
"We received the chef experience for two as a gift but we were pleased we could include 2 friends and share the evening with them. Having Michelle as our chef again was great as she knew where everything was and we were all comfortable with her company. We also appreciated her talents in the kitchen. We all enjoyed the meal she prepared and her company. She even gave us some of her chef secrets in creating a very yummy salad. Thanks Michelle we give you a 10!"E. Villanueva, Toronto, ON

Give the Perfect Gift - 2013-02-26

Looking for a gift that will be appreciated, and which your recipients will NEVER forget? At Chef Experiences, we have the perfect answer for every occasion - whether you are trying to avoid the malls during the Christams season, or are trying to find the ideal gift throughout the year for a Birthday, Anniversary, a Wedding, Valentine's Day or as a Thank You to clients.Here are just a few comments of the hundreds of satisfied clients who have been given a Chef Experience over the years.  "A fabulous meal in the comfort of our home! It felt like we were fine dining. Everything was spotless when he left, you would never know that the meal was prepared there. This Chef Experience was a gift and our first one, hopefully, of many. What a concept!! 10/10"
V. Manes, Rockwood, ON 
"Everything was very wonderful. Coming home from work and being the one sitting at the island rather than the one cooking was great! The overall interaction with Michelle was great! We enjoyed discussing food and learning a few tips. A great experience and a wonderful gift."A. Kurilla, Fonthill, ON 
"We were the lucky recipients of a gift certificate from two of our children, and decided to make it even better by asking another couple to join us for dinner.  Chef Ajeen  arrived in plenty of time on the appointed day at our home, bringing his bags of goodies, and for the next four hours or so he chopped and created in our kitchen providing us with a delicious dinner of appetisers, amuse bouche and entree.  He was friendly and engaging and we considered ourselves very fortunate that he was our chef for the evening.  This was a new adventure for us, and we thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience and the wonderful meal that was made for us."Janette Armour, Aurora, ON 
"The highlight was the food. It was delicious. Our chef's style of cooking was a great match for us.  We received the card as a gift, it was a unique and enjoyable experience."A. MacCormack, Caledonia, ON 
"Chef Uma was very professional, friendly and thorough and we absolutely loved the food! She left our kitchen cleaner than when she got there, and had dinner on the table in record time!  This was an unusual and really GREAT gift from our daughter and son-in-law and we loved everything about it! 10/10"N. Davidson, Edmonton 
"We received the gift certificate from our family as a Christmas gift. As my husband has cancer, we chose to redeem it fairly quickly. We felt it should be on my husband's birthday. The highlight was that it was all an extremely memorable occasion, one which we would not ever have thought of ourselves. 10/10"R. Ainge, ON 
"We received the chef experience for two as a gift but we were pleased we could include 2 friends and share the evening with them. Having Michelle as our chef again was great as she knew where everything was and we were all comfortable with her company. We also appreciated her talents in the kitchen. We all enjoyed the meal she prepared and her company. She even gave us some of her chef secrets in creating a very yummy salad. Thanks Michelle we give you a 10!"E. Villanueva, Toronto, ON

Enjoy the life of a Magnum Heir with Chef Experiences - 2011-05-05

The Chef Alliance is pleased to announce yet another national promotion offering Chef Experiences! We are partnering with Unilever Canada to launch their elite Magnum® ice cream bars in Canada. Ivanka Trump, daughter of celebrity Donald Trump and heiress, is the official host of the exclusive launch party taking place in Toronto in May.  Attendees will include A-listers & celebrities, as well as media from across the country, and each one will receive a complimentary Chef Experience.
Unilever will be giving away a grand prize of an exclusive Chef Experience a week for 1 year, provided by the Chefs of The Chef Alliance.  Check out the Magnum® "Taste The Life Of a Magnum Heir" Contest for details and how to enter.Unilever is “one of the world’s leading suppliers of fast moving consumer goods with strong operations in more than 100 countries and sales in 180.” Chef Experiences are unique affordable gift ideas for birthdays, weddings, retirement, business development, a loved one, & many more. They're also ideal for a little 'self-indulgence!' Chef Experiences include a wide range of in-home culinary services provided by our elite team of Chefs - from romantic dinners for 2 to private cooking lessons at home. Learn more about how you can gift your loved one a Chef Experience at

Member honoured for French-Caribbean cuisine - 2014-02-06

Scarborough chef honoured for his French-Caribbean fusion cuisine  Scarborough Mirror By HILARY CATON, Posted on, Feb 4th 2014 Ajeen Beckford was recently in Madrid, Spain to accept the prestigious International Hotel & Restaurant European Quality Award for Gastronomy. “I came

Member of The Chef Alliance honoured in Guadeloupe - 2012-07-19

The 4th Regional Festival of Culinary Arts in Guadeloupe: Honouring Cuisine from the Caribbean With the participation of Guadeloupe Chef, Claude Strazel of "Table of Lena,", and the presence of two big names in the gastronomy of the Caribbean: Ajeen Beckford*, Jamaican talented young chef and

Great Gifts 2010 - 2010-12-15

Chef Experiences have been listed in the top gifts list for the 2010 Holiday Season by TSEvents - an online resouce guide for event venues, resouces, gifts & more for Toronto. "Who wouldn’t love the service of a personal chef to look after everything —customizing a menu, shopping, cooking,