Auckland Private Chefs principal Dominic Hodge offers a decade of culinary experience from France, Italy and the United States. A journey which has encompassed many highlights including employment as personal chef to such luminaries as Miuccia Prada and Tiger Woods. His foodies passion towards cooking and attention to detail has brought Auckland Private Chef numerous loyal clientele and the list is growing. Our reputation is based on being easy to deal with and very flexible with quoting to meet the needs of our clients budget and palate! Our butler service provides a supreme standard of service and luxury where all of your guests needs are anticipated and attention is paid to every detail.
Paul & Jenny Hickey (wedding) January 2011
I’m thrilled that I found Auckland Private Chef to cater for & manage my recent garden wedding. They created just the right mix of sophistication and casual ambience. Christina’s relaxed manner & incredible attention to detail enabled her to perfectly interpret my wishes, & deliver an occasion that surpassed expectation on every level, whilst accommodating our budget. Dominic and his team produced fresh, elegant, beautiful food, that was served by professional, unobtrusive & attentive staff, of whom nothing seemed too much to ask. The compliments from guests are pouring in, & I am delighted to recommend you. Thank you Auckland Private Chef – it was quite stunning.
Auckland Adventure Jet Ltd., Lennie Ericksen (Business Launch) - December 2010
"Thank you for your fantastic service and the amazing food you created for our launch on December 1st 2010. The evening was a huge success and your service contributed to this. Our guests were provided with a delicious selection of hor d'oeuvres perfectly timed to keep everyone content and able to enjoy the night of celebrations. I would like to make special mention of the helpful and attentive staff on your team who were always smiling and happy to assist. We will be using Auckland Private Chef for any future events, and will refer friends and colleagues to you with confidence."
Rehab Servicing, George Drew (Christmas Party) - December 2010
"Thank you [Auckland Private Chef] for catering for our Christmas function at Orams Boatpark. We had our staff and some clients important to our business who were all very impressed with the evening. We received numerous compliments about the buffet which was wonderful and the professional manner in which it was organised. Orams is a wonderful location with magnificent view. Thanks for a lovely evening, We will definitely use Auckland Private Chef and Orams facility again."
The Radiology Group, Jo Oborn (Christmas Party) - November 2010
"The Christmas dinner Auckland Private Chef catered for our company was great – thank you. The wait staff were very professional and helpful. I found communications regarding menu selection extremely accommodating so we were able to have a beautiful meal that fitted to our budget. Everything was beautifully prepared and served for a totally enjoyable night. I would definitely use Auckland Private Chef as a catering company again and give a high recommendation."
Fonterra, Nicola Cruise (Two-Day Conference) October 2010
"We were very happy with both the food and service supplied by Auckland Private Chef – would highly recommend your company to others."
RSM Prince Albany, Sandra Cottier (Corporate Team Building)- May 2010
"We were fortunate enough to be able to hold our last team building day at the Milford Cruising Club. We held an all day function for 55 people and used the facilities and also the onsite catering services supplied by Auckland Private Chef Catering Limited. We were very impressed with the whole experience and would highly recommend both the venue, which is located right on the beach, and also the services of the catering company as the service and food which Dominic provided was exceptional. We left the menu choice to him and we were not disappointed. Thank you again, and we look forward to being able to book with you again in the future.
Belmont Primary, Principal Bruce Cunningham (50th Birthday Party)- March 2010
Our function was for a 50th and we had 55 guests. Our venue was at our school staffroom and this posed no problems for Dom and his staff. The starter platters were ready for when the guests arrived at 11.00 and they were beautiful. The food was tasty, the presentation stunning and all guests commented on how wonderful it was. Lunch arrived on time and once again it was delectable. The quality and quantity were both wonderful. Our family would highly recommend Auckland Private Chef Company for any function at any venue. Communication prior to the function was timely, clear and dealt with efficiently.
Matt & Marilyn Beggs (Wedding) - March 2010
We were married at the Milford Cruising club Auckland Private chef catering were our preferred company, Dominic listened to our requests, adding his own ideas and style which showed through on the day. The buffet was outstanding, all of our guests raved about how amazing the food and selection was. His staff were so professional and helpful and his prices were great and fitted perfectly into our budget. We have already recommended Auckland Private Chef Catering to friends with upcoming weddings.
Brunilda & Joshua Brookes (Wedding) - February 2010
Our wedding was everything we hoped it would be thanks to the hard work of Dominic & the rest of the Auckland Private chef team. From planning to completion you have been nothing but accommodating & reliable which is exactly what you need when organising a wedding! Our 120 guests were extremely impressed with the great quality and variety of the dishes served. The staff were very professional and attentive. Months later our guests are still raving about how much they enjoyed the evening. Thank you again for delivering a stress free catering service, you have certainly exceeded our expectations. We'll be recommending you to all our family and friends.