Fine Food + Cooking LLC by J. Ricardo Sanchez, Salem
What’s Unique: Chef/proprietor J. Ricardo Sanchez has an impressive resume: educated at Napa Valley Cooking School, working on celebrity events as a chef with Peter Callahan Catering in New York City, and stints at renowned restaurants like Le Cirque.
Standout Qualities: His excellence isn’t limited to a handful of dishes or specialties. Instead, he strives to be a well-rounded chef who can do both pastry and savory. Salem, 978-561
Got Thyme Personal Chef Service, Newburyport
Standout Qualities: Stephen Deffley’s personal chef services reflect the people he’s cooking for. He’ll work with anyone’s preferences, favorites, or dietary restrictions to create custom menus, whether it’s for fun private parties or meal replacement services.
Newburyport, 781-929-2299, got-thyme.com