If you like spending time in the kitchen and cooking for other people, you may want to consider starting a personal chef business.
Personal chefs prepare personalized meals typically in the homes of their clients, then package it and prepare detailed instructions for reheating. Cheaper than private chefs, they are in high demand in urban areas by families who wish to spend more time together, young professional couples or singles who enjoy eating tasty meals without the hassles of cooking.
To succeed in this business, you need to have the following skills:
- superb culinary skills
- time management skills
- great in budgeting
- superior customer skills
Here are some great resources on how to get started as a personal chef:
- American Personal & Private Chef Association http://www.personalchef.com/
- United States Personal Chef Association http://www.uspca.com/
- Personal Chefs Network http://www.personalchefsnetwork.com/
- Hire a Chef http://www.hireachef.com/