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Gathar Booking Platform

by Holly Riddle

Jul 29, 2022

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You can book your flights, hotel or homestay, ride share services, tours, attraction tickets and more all from your phone — but what if you want to book a private chef? Now, the Gathar booking platform, from co-founders Curtis Stone and Jodie Mlikota, makes it possible. Designed for date nights, dinner parties and events both large and small, Gathar makes finding a private chef easy, with no more searching the internet and struggling to find an available chef for a booking.


Here’s how it works:


Gathar users pick or create a menu for their meal or event and a concierge takes care of all the rest, organizing everything with a cook or chef, so all you have to do is wait for them to arrive. The Gathar chef not only does the cooking, but also the serving and cleaning up afterward.


What differentiates Gathar from any competitors in the marketplace is the quality. We go through painstaking detail to vet and select the best chefs, who source only fresh, local ingredients to deliver a truly 5-star restaurant experience anywhere and anytime you want it,” said Stone, co-founder, Gathar. Stone is also a Michelin-starred chef.


As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Americans have discovered the freedom of working from home — and they like it. With Gathar, they can now enjoy on-demand, at-home fine dining, as well,” added Mlikota, CEO, Gathar. Gathar also delivers a new avenue of income for chefs, many of whom have been displaced because of COVID-19. Were certainly not trying to replace the restaurant experience, only to complement it, and to offer something different and unique — and based on our success in Australia, were confident Los Angeles is in for a treat.”


Previously launched in Australia in 2018, Gathar now serves clients in Los Angeles, with plans to roll out the service to other U.S. cities in the near future. Gathar services start at $50 per person.


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