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London's best private chefs at restaurant prices

Hire a Nomad to prepare a delicious, seasonal menu for you and your guests in your own home - they'll even do the washing up.
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⭐️  Britain's most talented up-and-coming chefs
🌱  We bring fresh ingredients and specialist equipment 
🧼  Dishes and Kitchen left spotless
📍  Now serving inside the M25.
London's most loved private chefs
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Chef's from London's leading restaurants

Anniversary, birthday, graduation, date night or knees-up

There's always a reason to celebrate.

Get out of the kitchen and enjoy the party.

Our private chefs have worked in top restaurants and are experts at preparing and serving fresh, crowd-pleasing seasonal menus.

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The perfect meal for the perfect night


All you need to do is book and relax. Let London's best rated private chefs do the rest.

Find your date

Browse the Nomads available on your chosen date, and review their seasonal menu options.



From just £20 per person for 3 delicious courses.

Select your chef

Once you’ve found the Nomad that sounds right for you, we’ll connect you to discuss the menu, your guests’ dietary requirements, and discuss the finer details of the evening.

Secure your preferred chef and date for just £30.

Relax and enjoy

Your Nomad will bring the fresh ingredients, prepare, cook and serve the menu.



They even do the washing up.

This is why we do it

Unforgettable events

You deserve your special occasion to be unforgettable and we want to help make that happen.

Supporting our chefs

Not only do our chefs receive 100% of the menu cost you pay, but unlike with agencies they work directly with you to plan the perfect dinner.

Give back

For each meal we serve we donate a meal to a child in poverty. With One Feeds Two you've helped us deliver 600 meals to those who need them most.
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1 meal served = 1 donated

Over 1000 delighted customers served at home

Wonderful way to entertain! I put in a request to Nomad Cooks at short notice not really expecting them to be able to help out. How wrong I was! I'd highly recommend this up and coming business
Jane,  22nd May
Amazing service, and great food from Lara! Had a lovely evening and Nomad Cooks couldn’t have made it easier. Will definitely be using again!
Sophie, 25th May
Cannot recommend Taz enough - I’ll be asking for him to come again very soon! Also would love to thank Nomad Cooks for connecting us!
Darcey, 21st May
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Meet the Nomads

Only 10% make the cut.
On your special day, feel free to ask your chef about sourcing the best ingredients, specialist cooking techniques, or their favourite cuisines and recipes.
Fine dining
From £30/head

Bella Haycraft Mee

I am a London-based private chef and caterer. I work as the Head Chef at Caiger and Co, a cutting-edge London catering company.

French and Mediterranean
From £20/head

Jojo Kelly

I professionally trained at Leiths. Fours years of private chef experience in the Alps, the Algarve and London.

Vegan
From £24.50/head

Fran Currie

I am a plant based chef and food writer who trained at Le Cordon Bleu. I've worked in professional kitchen, as a private chef and as a recipe developer.

European, N African, Caribbean
From £24.50/head

Layla Powell

I'm a West London based freelance private chef and owner of Layla's Kitchen - I create and recreating delicious flavoursome dishes from all around the world.

European and Asian
From £30/head

Alistair Pringle

I trained at the Oxford school of Hospitality, worked at The Ritz-Carlton Barcelona and have experience in fine dining, contract catering & private events.

Italian, British, Mediterranean
From £28/head

Lara Hollond

I am a passionate chef who loves using seasonal ingredients and wants to create fun memorable food experiences.

Pan-Asian
From £30/head

Taz Tariq

11 years in the game - Michelin trained - Sushi Masterclass Specialist - Currently Head Chef at Warner Music UK

Pan-Asian and Middle Eastern
From £35/head

Katie Locker

I attended Ballymaloe cookery school then worked in top kitchens catering companies around the UK. Now I own my own private catering company.

Italian and British
From £26/head

Lissy Tate

I'm Lissy, a Leiths trained chef currently working in a Modern British restaurant in London.

British, Seasonal, Italian & Asian
From £26/head

Georgiana Pilkington

I am a freelance private chef & catering company owner who trained at Leiths School of Food & Wine.

Simple, fresh and flavourful
From £26/head

Tessa Reed

I'm a freelance private chef and caterer who is currently studying the 9 month Diploma at Leiths School of Food and Wine.  

And many more!
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Frequently Asked Questions

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Can I make changes to the chef's suggested menu?

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Yes. Our private chefs will happily cook alternative dishes for guests with specific dietary requirements. You can discuss this directly with the private chef when you first connect.

Who are the Nomads?

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The Nomad are a community of talented up-and-coming chefs. Each “Nomad” must meet the highest standards and only 10% make the cut.

Are Nomad Cooks available in my area?

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We’re currently available throughout Greater London, within the M25. Outside the area? Start a chat with us (bottom right) and we will see what we can do.

Can you cater for bespoke requirements and events?

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Yes, absolutely. Please reserve the chef that you like for the event date. You can then chat with them and tailor everything to fit your event perfectly.

What if my kitchen is only small, or I don’t have much cooking equipment?

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Nomads can create amazing food in just a typical kitchen. They will need an oven, four hobs, and some space for preparation. Your Nomad will ask you for details when you discuss your event.

Who buys all the ingredients?

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Your Nomad will buy all the fresh ingredients before your event. All ingredients are included in the price of your menu.

Can Nomad Cooks cater to different dietary requirements?

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Nomads can adapt or create new dishes to range a wide range of dietary needs. Please ensure you include all dietary requirements and allergies when making your booking. Your Nomad will respond with some suggestions for alternative dishes.

Where does my money go?

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You will see three items on your invoice
1.  The menu price (this includes your Nomad’s time and the cost of the ingredients for all your guests)
2. Your Nomad’s travel costs. They will let you know what to expect on your initial call.
3. A £30 service fee.

100% of the menu price and travel costs go to your Nomad.

What is One Feeds Two?

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Our partnership with One Feeds Two means that for every guest served by a Nomad, a child in poverty receives a free school meal.  Their approach in combatting child hunger through hot school meal promotes both education and essential nutrition.
Read more at onefeedstwo.org

What is your cancellation policy?

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100% refund if cancelled 72 hours (3 days) before the time of the event
50% refund if cancelled from 72 to 24 hours before the time of the event
0% refund if cancelled less than 24 hours before the time of the event

Contact bookings@nomadcooking.co.uk for any issues​

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