Cooking

  • Professional Chefs
    Professional chefs have learned their skills working with and for more experienced chefs, as they earned their stripes in the food industry. Chefs of distinction have also undergone training at inter....
  • Personal Chef Benefits
    Personal chef benefits range from the practical to the emotional. The most obvious is that of usually being self-employed, which has its own set of responsibilities, but also its own freedoms. However....
  • Culinary Arts Educations
    One of the best culinary arts educations in the nation is offered by the California Culinary Arts Schools that include the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco and California School of the Cul....
  • Private Chefs
    Private chefs are the people we tend to think of when personal chefs are mentioned, but there is a definite difference. As a rule, private gourmet chefs command higher fees and from a single employer ....
  • Personal Chef Recipes
    Personal chef recipes come from many sources, both personal and professional. An established personal chef will have 100 or more of them. However, a new personal chef may also have a sizable family c....
  • Cooking Software
    Cooking software? Who needs it? Is it going to cook the food for me or would that require a robot? What a great invention that will be! Until then, we call in personal chefs or other professionals to ....
  • Chef Education
    Chef education begins as early as possible, often by learning from parents or other family members for whom cooking is an honored tradition. From then on, while fast-food and short-order cooks don't r....
  • Chef Courses
    Beginning chef courses can be found at your local community college or vocational school, such as those offered by the West Valley Occupational Center (WVOC) in Woodland Hills, California. Centers lik....
  • Personal Chef Businesses
    Personal chef businesses were barely thriving until they really started to take off in the 1990s. The surge in interest followed various TV channels airing cooking demonstrations that audiences loved.....
  • Certified Chefs
    Opportunities for certified chefs are greater than the advancement available to those who haven't yet begun certification. Chef certification is not required to start a new career as a personal chef, ....