Have you ever thought about being a personal chef? Pondered whether your love of cooking is enough, or if you need special training or a culinary degree? Wondered if you have enough time to run this as a side business?
So you want to make dinner rolls or conrbread as a side dish for a client entree, and you’re standing in the grocery store wondering if they have flour, cornmeal, baking powder etc. Or you know you bought a big
Menu planning is a big part of a personal chef’s job, especially when you have a lot of regular (weekly or biweekly) clients, as I do right now. Every client has different tastes and needs, and each one needs new ideas every cook date. Some
Over the years I’ve gotten many, many calls and emails from aspiring personal chefs, wondering if they really have the skills, training, temperament etc to start their own business. I’ve taught classes on the subject and consulted with people one on one, and I
Personal chefs, like many small (i.e. solo) businesses, need to be responsive to calls coming in from customers and prospects. Some of my fellow PCs use their personal cell phone numbers for their business to be sure they’re always reachable,
This is a non-food-related post, but on a topic that’s on my mind as well as many of yours, I imagine – goal setting for the new year. I came across this article via a LinkedIn email newsletter and the headline
Happy New Year everyone! Kicking off 2017 with a quick gear rundown. Over the years I have definitely trimmed down the amount of gear I carry with me to my clients’ homes on cookdates, but there are still some items