Reserve a Private Chef in Tampa FL

Our world-class chefs deliver delicious cuisine and unforgettable experiences
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Treat yourself to a one-of-a-kind dining experience with the best private chefs in Tampa. Choose from a la carte menu items prepared by the best chefs in the area. Sample Tampa Bay’s most iconic dishes or experience new flavors from cultures around the world. No matter what the theme or occasion, trust our chefs to provide the best catering in Tampa.

Choose Your City, Date, Chef, & Menu

Within 48 Hours Your Chef Will Contact You

We Bring It All! Food, Equipment & Cleaning Supplies

The Chefs of Tampa

Make any special occasion tastier with our customizable catering menus in Tampa.

Enjoy world-class dishes courtesy of the top private chef in Tampa Bay. Our culinary maestros will cook you a meal you won’t soon forget using the most advanced techniques in the gastronomic sciences. Experience next-level cuisine and exceptional service with the best catering in Tampa.

About Your Private Chef Catering Experience

Food Fire + Knives is your premier network of private chefs and personal chefs for an in home dining experience. Our mission has always been to support local Chefs through freedom of creativity, schedule flexibility, and deserved pay for one of the toughest and lowest paid industries. The Chefs are industry leaders in current restaurant roles as well as local Private Chefs. Food Fire+Knives standard for accepting new chefs is that they must have worked a minimum of 1 year as an Executive Chef, Sous chef or supervisory role equivalent. All Chefs have been interviewed, vetted and meet our high standards for Private Chef Catering.

Simply choose your date, time and hosting location to view available Chefs and Menus. All of the menus are ‘a la carte’ and can be priced to fit any budget. After reserving using our easy online ordering process, your Private Chef will contact you within 48 hours. The Private Chefs supply everything, including the food, equipment and even the cleaning supplies. Private Chef catering can be ordered on-demand for any occasion including our most popular Bachelorette parties, Birthdays, holidays or just an enjoyable night in. Please use our chat in the bottom right corner for any questions or inquiries about the Private Chefs.

Taste of Tampa

Tampa Bay has an underrated food culture that is considered by many to be the next up-and-coming culinary scene in the US. From Dutch Harbor King Crab to home-cooked Mexican food, you’ll find that our private chefs offer an array of options in Tampa Bay.

Private Chef Tampa Bay


Chef Katie Murdock

Katie, a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu Scottsdale started her career at Elements restaurant in Paradise Valley AZ 16 years ago. She worked her way up through the ranks to becoming pastry chef and then Chef De Cuisine before moving to Aspen Colorado to take over the Executive Chef position at Bbs Kitchen. From Bbs she moved to the Low Country to help open Tavern &Table on Shem Creek. Katie has had the opportunity of battling on Iron Chef America, cooking at the James Beard House, and cooking at the Aspen Food and Wine Festival. Her global take on American standards is what sets her apart.

Some More About Tampa…

Tampa Bay is a city like no other and features a wide variety of exciting attractions for visitors to explore. Spend the day riding roller coasters at Busch Gardens. Learn something new at the Museum of Science and Industry. Take a stroll along the Tampa River Walk. Tampa is a welcoming city where there’s always something to keep you entertained.

Start Your Private Dining Experience 

Whether you’re celebrating a best friend’s wedding or just in the mood for a restaurant experience in the comfort of your own home, our chefs will make your occasion unforgettable. Everything from the shopping to the cleaning is done by our chefs. All you’re responsible for is having a wonderful time!

Book now to have a personal chef cooking and entertaining in your very own kitchen.