Matei Baran-Masterchef Professionals Quarter finalist/Professional Chef/ Book Author- 'Big Chef Mini Chef - Cooking book for kids/ Kitchen Therapy Project - helping people through cooking

Tyne and Wear
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Reviews: 16
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A private dining experience with critically acclaimed Master Chef Matei Baran.
Indulge your guests with exclusive and bespoke menus in the comfort of your own surroundings.
From luxury holiday cottages, private residence to weddings and corporate events our team will be sure to present your guests with an evening to remember.
With over 25 years experience in the kitchen, chef Matei Baran has a passion for sourcing unique and high quality produce to create a gastronomical treat for the senses.
As seen on BBC1s Masterchef, Matei has worked alongside some of the best chefs the UK has to offer.
Sit back and allow our team to wow your guests with the finest local ingredients alongside our professional service.

Silver medal Team Class event NECTA - 2018
Craft Guild of Chefs-2018 Member
Finalist Kikkoman Master- 2017
Quarter Finalist Master Chef Professionals- 2016
Winner Best Chef Jury's Inn- 2016
Silver medal North East Chef of the year-NECTA -2015
Golden medal for a hot starter NECTA -2012

16 Reviews

Rachael Leith-Parsons

April 27, 2019

"Food Taste: 5 (Excellent)
Food Presentation: 5 (Excellent)
Chef Professionalism: 5 (Excellent)
Overall Experience: 5 (Excellent)

Matei was great! The food was excellent! He was so accommodating and even changed our start time at short notice. I would highly recommend him."


Matei Baran

May 17, 2019

"Food Taste: 5 (Excellent)
Food Presentation: 5 (Excellent)
Chef Professionalism: 5 (Excellent)
Overall Experience: 5 (Excellent)
Additional Feedback:

Matai was fabulous. He was punctual, efficient and totally put us at ease. We’d never used/booked anything like this before and he just made everything so enjoyable!! Food was fantastic and would totally recommend booking to anyone!!"


Natalie Fountain

July 20, 2018

Matei was an absolute star from beginning to end! The food was was delicious and he was very professional. As the host, it took the stress of cooking away from me and meant I could enjoy the day without spending time in the kitchen. I would thoroughly recommend this as hassle free way of hosting a dinner party!


Katie Emerson

Sept. 14, 2018

Matei was amazing and really added a personal touch to the meal! Would definitely recommend


Jenifer Hoare

May 31, 2019

absolutely wonderful experience with matei this weekend! the food was exquisite and he was a lovely man who took great care of us! Thank you for a wonderful dining experience.


Jade Hoyle

May 26, 2019

Food Taste 5
Food Presentation 5
Chef Professionalism 5
Overall Experience 5
Event Score 5.00
Additional Feedback Matei was lovely and the food was delicious, we would defo recommend him to others if looking in the Newcastle area

  • What services do you offer?
    private chef events, small weddings, afternoon tea, kids parties, etc
  • Do you offer a venue for the banquet?
    it is possible to offer venue
  • Do you cook in the same location as the banquet?
  • Is it possible to adapt/modify the menu?
  • What kind of cuisine do you offer?
  • Do you offer special menus?
  • Do you also offer a wedding cake?
    we can offer wedding cake as well
  • How does the open bar work?
    at the moment I am not providing a bar
  • What is included in the menu?
    from classic and casual dishes up o fine dinning dishes

Set List/Services

Hens Parties, Afternoon Teas, Private Events, Bbq, Street food; Weddings, Breakfast, Brunches, Kids parties, Christmas parties

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