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4.8
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Chef Polina

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Chef Polina
Verified Chef
56 Reviews
I am a graduate of the Culinary Business Academy and have years of experience as a personal chef. I was born and raised in Moscow, Russia where I learned the lore of Eastern European cooking from my grandmother. I am a food enthusiast and a member of the United States Personal Chef Association. I enjoy cooking Californian meals, traditional Russian dishes, and world fusion cuisine. I look forward to hosting you!
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Sophisticated French Feast

$125
Cooking Class
$125
Enjoy creating an elegant French feast with Chef Dirk as your guide. In this hands-on class, Chef Dirk will teach you everything you need to know to create a sophisticated and impressive four-course French feast. You'll even learn how to classically set a spectacular dinner table in the fashion of a gourmet French...
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Chef Dirk
4.9
167 Reviews
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Indian Cooking Techniques

$109
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$109
Chef Parsati showcases flavors of India that is sure to be a meal filled with passion. In this hands-on class, you will learn all about Indian cooking techniques as Chef Parsati shows you how to incorporate a variety of ingredients and flavors to make each dish pop. Chef Parsati will also show you how you can...
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Chef Parsati
5.0
217 Reviews
San Jose (Edenvale)
Next Date: Mon, Sep 25th at 11:00AM & other times
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The Art of Pasta Making

$125
Cooking Class
$125
Enjoy a menu of iconic Italian flavors made from fresh and authentic ingredients. In this Italian-themed cooking class, you'll learn to make handcrafted pasta like a professional. Your expert chef will guide you through each step from mixing dough to perfectly plating dishes. Begin by making a classic Caesar salad...
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4.5
25 Reviews
Campbell
Next Date: Mon, Sep 25th at 2:00PM & other times
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Bay Area Private Chef Experience: Indian Fare From Mumbai to Punjab
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Indian Fare From Mumbai to Punjab

$89
Private Chef Meal
$89
Savor a traditional Indian feast in this gourmet private chef meal. Delight in the authentic ingredients and flavors of Indian cuisine with a three-course culinary journey that will take you from Mumbai all the way up to Punjab. In this private chef meal, Chef Sara will prepare a variety of dishes, includin...
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Chef Sara
4.9
82 Reviews
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Next Date: Mon, Sep 25th & other times
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Sacramento Private Chef Experience: Surf and Turf Selections
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Surf and Turf Selections

$119
Private Chef Meal
$119
Enjoy mouthwatering dishes from land and sea in an elevated dining experience. In this private chef meal, explore an incredible surf and turf menu handcrafted by Chef Karen. Begin with a kale salad drizzled with a zesty Champagne vinaigrette. For your entrée, indulge in a perfectly cooked New York strip steak an...
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Chef Karen
5.0
15 Reviews
Serving the Sacramento area
Next Date: Tue, Sep 26th & other times
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Bay Area Private Chef Experience: Bounty of Italian Seafood
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Bounty of Italian Seafood

$119
Private Chef Meal
$119
Celebrate the bounty of the sea with an Italian-inspired menu by Chef Lorenzo. In this private chef meal, the chef highlights the versatility of regional seafood with a vibrant and intriguing menu. Begin with tangy ceviche in Italian dressing followed by homemade linguini with seafood and bright cherry tomatoes....
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Chef Lorenzo
4.3
10 Reviews
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Next Date: Tue, Sep 26th & other times
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Experience Chinatown Like a Local

$75
Food Tour
$75
Visit the little-known parts of Chinatown that locals frequent on this walking food tour. The Chinatown you can discover on foot in back alleys, food markets and tiny restaurants will surprise you with new adventures around every corner. On this walking food tour, you'll experience the Chinatown locals know and love...
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Guide Isabella or Local Guide
4.9
18 Reviews
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Next Date: Tue, Sep 26th at 10:30AM & other times
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Exploring the Mission District

$79
Food Tour
$79
Discover the culinary secrets that lie at the heart of a cherished San Francisco neighborhood. The tastes and textures of the Mission District spring to life in this inspiring food tour. With your expert guide leading the way, you'll find the hidden spots where the best food in San Francisco happens to be. On your...
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Guide Shawn or Local Guide
5.0
11 Reviews
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Next Date: Tue, Sep 26th at 11:00AM & other times
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Artisan Pasta Creation

$145
Market Tour + Cooking Class
$145
Tour an artisan grocer then create brilliant dishes inspired by the season's best produce. Chef James will utilize his impressive culinary expertise to provide a fun and enlightening tour of an artisan grocer followed by an incredible cooking experience that is sure to wow your senses. After selecting the best...
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4.8
342 Reviews
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Next Date: Tue, Sep 26th at 12:00PM & other times
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Classic Fare From Asia

$135
Team Building Activity
$135
Infuse bold flavors into these East Asian favorites to create elevated classics. Learn how to craft the vibrant flavors of East Asia in this interactive team building cooking class. Chef Parsati will guide your group through a savory and spicy menu of handcrafted favorites. First, learn how to roll onigiri shapes...
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5.0
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Creative Cooking Challenge

$149
Team Building Activity
$149
Assemble your team and get ready to bring the heat for a thrilling cooking challenge. Challenge your crew to an exciting team building cooking class with an expert chef where everyone will break into smaller teams to put their culinary skills to the ultimate test in an Iron Chef-inspired cooking competition. Begin...
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4.5
25 Reviews
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Next Date: Mon, Sep 25th at 2:00PM & other times
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Authentic Thai Cooking

$149
Team Building Activity
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Learn how to make fresh Thai dishes from scratch alongside your team. Gather your team to participate in this exciting cooking class with a little friendly competition. You and your crew will work in pairs to prepare an authentic Thai menu while Chef Sara provides guidance and insightful trivia questions along the...
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Chef Sara
4.9
82 Reviews
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Next Date: Mon, Sep 25th at 5:00PM & other times
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$29/Device
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$29/Device
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4.9
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Chef Davide
5.0
908 Reviews
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Next Date: Wed, Sep 27th, 2:00pm PT/5:00pm ET & other times
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Intro to Spanish Wine and Tapas

$39/Device
Online Cooking Class
$39/Device
Explore the vibrant recipes and aromatic wines of Spain in this online cooking class. Travel across Spain (no passport needed!) in this interactive virtual cooking class with Chef Angela-Michelle. Learn how to craft a variety of Spanish tapas to pair with authentic wines, including fresh gambias al ajillo and pan con...
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4.9
350 Reviews
Hosted Online
Next Date: Wed, Sep 27th, 6:00pm PT/9:00pm ET & other times
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Chef Polina's Overall Rating

4.8 / 5

Based on 56 reviews

Cozymeal guest reviews for Chef Polina

Maria B.

Maria

01/26/19
Polina was wonderful. She was very patient with our 7 and 9 year olds; indulged them in telling her their stories. She worked with ease and answered many of our questions about cooking. We made lots of different types of pasta and enjoyed a meal together afterwards. It was a super fun morning! Thank you, Polina!
01/26/19
Joel V.

Joel

11/11/18
Wow! Polina was funny and informative. We learned so much from her. Her class opened my eyes to how fun cooking can be. Thank you Polina!
11/11/18
Helen K.

Helen

07/07/18
Chef Polina was delightful! She arrived at our home in a timely manner, providing a pasta-making class that was both kid-friendly and engaging for us adults. Her natural, down-to-earth warmth, and skillfulness at guiding us in the kitchen culminated in a delicious pasta meal that went perfectly with the bottle of wine that we opened.
07/07/18