Wednesday, 17 April, 2024
Last update 17 November
0 °C
The best way to eat in Rome: Hire a personal chef
9 June 2016

Dine al fresco in the comfort of your own vacation apartment in the heart of Rome. {Pictured: Private interior garden of AP08 Coronari Apartment by ROMAC}

Every guide book will tell you which restaurants to check out for “real” Roman food on your vacation in Rome, but there’s really only one way to experience true Italian home-cooking: hire a personal chef.

Nothing beats the aromas from the kitchen the fill the whole house, the bits of tips and advice from a real expert, and the personal stories straight from the chef himself. Plus the experience is easy to organize and requires minimum effort on the part of the guests; from shopping to prep to cleaning up afterwards, an evening with ROMAC’s Chef at Home (Chef@Home) personal chef service is sure to be one of your most memorable food experiences from your Roman Holiday.

Whether you’re staying in a vacation apartment managed by ROMAC or another vacation rental in Rome equipped with a sufficiently sizable kitchen, our Chef at Home service is available to you! So what can you expect from an evening with your own personal Roman chef? Let’s break it down for you by the experience, the chefs, the menu, and the fine print.


The Experience

Maybe you’re interested in some one-on-one cooking lessons in Rome? Seeking the most authentic Roman cuisine? Or maybe just an easy meal at home where you don’t have to lift a finger? The Chef at Home service is completely flexible to your preferences, whether you’d like to help side-by-side prepare the meal with your personal chef or you’d like to walk through the door to find a fully prepared dinner waiting for you, our chefs can accommodate!

It’s also the perfect way to celebrate a special occasion. Hire a private chef to make the evening really unique, whether you’re celebrating a birthday, an anniversary, family reunion or even retirement!

Chef@Home ROMAC

Meet Claudio, one of our Chef at Home personal chefs!

Our chefs

Meet Claudio and Paola, two passionate chefs who bring their love for cooking and Italian culture to the plate, in an authentic, home cooked meal prepared just for you. Both chefs grew up in the markets of Rome, among the fresh ingredients and learning to cook at professional schools as well as through family secrets. They love sharing kitchen tips, traditional cooking techniques, and family stories with their guests, adding a personal touch to make the experience truly unforgettable.

Chef@Home service by ROMAC

Fresh, nationally-sourced ingredients for a truly authentic Roman meal.

The Menu

Savour a traditional 4-course Roman meal in the comfort of your own vacation rental in the center of Rome. Start the feast with an antipasto (bruschetta, meats and cheeses, or mini quiches), followed by a classic pasta course (or rice), and then a scrumptious meat course (or fish, upon request). End the evening on a sweet note with a traditional crowd pleaser, tiramisù. The whole meal is accompanied by fine Italian wine, selected by the chef. *We can accommodate nearly all diet restrictions, so just let us know!

Click here to check availability for your own Chef@Home experience!

The Fine Print

The final menu is decided by the chef based on seasonality and availability of the ingredients, however we are happy to take requests and, of course, are able to accommodate most kinds of preferences and food allergies.

The cost per dinner depends on the number of guests, but ranges from €37-€29/person, comparable to a dinner at a restaurant. Minimum number of guests is 4.

While guests are unable to join the chef for shopping due to availability restrictions, the experience can certainly be turned into a cooking lesson!

Click here to read the full list of FAQs on the ROMAC website.

Have you enjoyed an evening in Rome with Chef at Home? Share your experience in the comments below!


Share this post!
12 Answers
  • […] Let our chefs come to you! Our Chef at Home service brings the convenience and experience of a personal chef to your vacation rental in the center of Rome. Enjoy a 4-course authentic Italian meal, cooked before your eyes in the comfort of your home. Our chef will decide the menu based on what’s in season, but (s)he is more than happy to accommodate diet preferences like vegan and vegetarian diets. For more information and prices on the service, check out our blog post on the Rome Accommodation Chef at Home experience. […]

  • […] Invitate i nostri chef a casa! Il nostro servizio di Chef at Home porta la convenienza e l’esperienza di uno chef personale nel vostro appartamento al centro di Roma. Godetevi una cena a quattro portate, una cucina autentica italiana cucinata proprio davanti a voi, nella comodità della vostra casa. Lo chef deciderà il menù in base alla stagione e sarà felice di venire incontro a tutte le vostre preferenze, nonché a diete vegetariane o vegane. Per ulteriori informazioni e prezzi del servizio visitate la pagina dedicata Chef at Home sul nostro sito o il post Rome Accommodation Chef at Home experience. […]

  • […] Don’t have time to cook? Rome Accommodation offers a delicious Chef@Home service designed to give you the experience of an authentic Italian meal prepared and enjoyed in the comfort of your vacation apartment. A local Roman chef will come to your place with all the ingredients and prepare a 4-course meal. Jump in and learn a few things for your own personal lesson or show up when dinner’s ready for a special evening with friends. For more information, read our past blog post on our chef@home service. […]

  • […] home is the perfect location for a ChefatHome experience – the most booked service by guests offered exclusively by Rome […]

  • Avatar jeff infante says:

    Hi, we are staying in Rome for june 25-28. We were hoping to obtain a chef for house in San Pietro near Vatican. We would want to have you cook for us. Their allergies are peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, fish, and sesame seeds. If this is possible, we would wondering how it would work and what the cost it would be. thanks and happy to talk by phone if best, thanks jeff 615-686-9241

  • […] visiting Rome’s museums and monuments, come home to prepare a home cooked meal (or reserve a private chef through our Chef@Home service who will prepare a traditional Italian meal!) in the comfort of your own home. For smaller children […]

  • Avatar Gustav says:

    We are staying in Poggio Catino between 4th and 10th of Aug 2019 as my father turns 60. Looking to rent a home chef on the 6th or 7th of Aug. Can you come out to Poggio Catino or do you mainly serve customers in the Rome area?

    Looking forward to hear from you!

    All the best,
    / Gustav

  • […] Contact us for more information about Chef@Home by Rome Accommodation. […]

  • […] The home is flooded with natural light and loaded with terraces and outdoor space, the largest of which features a table big enough for home cooked family and friend dinners al fresco. Our San Saba vacation rental is the perfect spot for one of our Chef@Home dinners. […]

  • Leave a comment

    Your email address will not be published.