Category: personal chef

Savory delights with Carla, an aspiring culinary artist

For a woman who is known for her desserts, Carla can certainly throw down when it comes to savory. Indeed, only (only?) three of the nine (yes, nine) dishes that she prepared for us were desserts, but we certainly weren’t going to complain. But that’s just what happens when you have a veteran of Michelin-starred…
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Personal chef Amanda Reiss

The Food Types I specialize In American BBQ Italian Mexican Vegetarian Enjoy Teaching Healthy Eating Will Shop for You Food Gallery and Signature Dishes My Signature Cooking Style I Love cooking and baking inspired from countries over the world. I thrive with seasonal recipes that are healthy, sustainable and full of flavor. Some of my…
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Kitchen Essentials You Don’t Need-Tips for the New Personal or Private Chef

Personal and private chefs dream of owning sophisticated gadgets, the latest in kitchen technology,  and sleek kitchenware from big names like William-Sonoma. The reality is hardly so simple. Many personal and private chefs beginning their careers simply do not have the means to own the very best and latest. But that doesn’t mean these chefs…
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Three Types of Difficult Clients – How to Please Them

Working as a personal chef can be demanding, from self-marketing, to finding the best suppliers to purchase from, to managing multiple clients’ schedules. But even if these challenges are very cumbersome, they also are mostly expected. What personal chefs may not think about as much are the clients themselves. While most clients may be grateful…
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The Three Worst Mistakes Private and Personal Chefs Make

At first glance, Laurie Gerrie’s job seems almost glamorous: she works as a private chef for Marc Jacobs, the renowned clothing designer. And while it may have its perks, it’s anything but easy: in an interview with Harper’s Bazaar, she detailed a typical day that starts at 6am. and ends at half past nine, when…
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No Bones About It: How to Handle Whole Fish like a Pro

Top Chef Texas, part of the reality Top Chef Franchise, pins professional chefs against one another in a variety of intense culinary competitions. And like with any competition, the smallest of errors can determine a chef’s success. And in this case, everything rested on preparing a fish fillet. Sarah Grueneberg,  who grew up and earned…
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New York Moment: Easy Ways Chefs can Fight Hunger

He’s the host of an Emmy winning television series, a co star on two popular competition shows, and a best selling author. But if these aren’t the things that matter to Chef Aaron Sanchez.  What does? Giving back. Most recognized, perhaps, by his work as a judge on Food Network shows like Chopped and its…
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Three Foods You Should be Grilling Now : The New Three Course Menu

Little marks summer in the United States better than grilling.  Even for everyday cooks, the hot months mean heating up the grill for cookouts, family get together s and holidays. In fact, three quarters of Americans own grills and, on holidays like the Fourth of July, the number families cooking can be as high as…
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Hidden Start Up Costs Personal & Private Chefs Need To Know Before Beginning

Chris Hill didn’t know what he wanted to do with his life, but he knew what he started off doing wasn’t it. In an unconventional move, he traded his marketing job for a career as a chef. And even though he has found both passion and success, not only as a chef but also as…
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Four Things You Don’t Want Lurking in Your Kitchen

Engu State, nestled in Southeastern Nigeria, is known for Nigeria’s first indigenous university and a slew of other prominent schools, in addition to a vibrant source of both mineral and agricultural resources, especially yam, rice, and coal. But this September, the capital made national headlines when the death of a “prominent [undisclosed] man” spurred uprisings…
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