you for visiting our website. I'm sure you're curious to learn a
little more about Tampa's premier personal chef service. My name is
Cristian Feher, I am a
professional chef, and food writer. A few years ago I opened up Tampa
Bay Chef Services to provide you with gourmet culinary services in your
have been a professional
chef for over a decade, but my training started when I was a child in
Venezuela. I was sous chef to my French and Venezuelan grandmothers
who, to my good fortune, were great culinary masters in their own
rights. They allowed me to take part in preparing all the meals and
really sparked my love for food. My parents were also excellent cooks.
They afforded me the opportunity to travel and experience many
cultures and cuisines.
later childhood, my family moved to Toronto, Canada. It was there where
grew up and honed my skills as a real chef, having graduated from chef
training at George Brown College in 2001. It seems my good fortune did
there, as I immediately secured an apprenticeship under Chef Michael
at the York
Downs Country Club where after two years of hard work I gained my
Canadian Red Seal certification as a chef.
I was also
very fortunate to
worked as the sous chef of a mentor, and very dear friend of mine,
Carpino who taught me that food is art, and art is communication. And
in this way, a kitchen is your stage, and your guests are your
My travels through Europe, South
America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Canada and the US have given me a real
lesson in the foods that make up our small, yet diverse, world. In
every country I not only learned how to make amazing dishes, but became
immersed in a unique culture. And although cuisines vary widely
throughout the world, I came to appreciate that we all share the same
values: Friendship, love, and enjoyment of what life gives us. And we
all tend to share these things around the dinner table.
as a chef has been filled
with fire, interesting people, and good culinary adventures! My reward
and motivation has always been the smile on people's faces as they
enjoy my food. I consider myself very fortunate to do this for a living
- I get to create delicious dishes, improve the quality of people's
lives, and I get to meet good people every day of the
week! Since 2006 I have had the pleasure and
privilege of being your personal chef.
For those of
you about to use our
services for the first time, I look forward to meeting you, and
providing you with the best that my service has to offer.
professional staff of servers and bartenders has helped make
us the #1 personal chef service in the Tampa Bay area. And we look
forward to making our services #1 in your home too!