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
Probably the biggest area of confusion in the kitchen is around expiration dates – when you buy something at a store the has an expiration date, is that the date the store has to sell it by, or the date
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
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,