Hire a Personal
Chef for A Dinner Party?
by Ronald Yip
Think only the
rich and famous have the privilege of having a personal chef wait on
their every craving or gourmet pleasure? Think again.
Personal chefs are
now helping couples and families to present fabulous home cooked
dinners to their guests. And it's not as expensive as you think!
Why hire a
A personal chef
will bring the food, create a nutritious and balanced meal, figure
out the servings needed (so you don't need to deal with leftovers)
and most of all give you the freedom to focus on other aspects of
entertaining while still providing the best food for your guests.
Are you hosting a
business lunch? An intimate wedding reception? Or even an intimate
dinner for two that just HAS to be the best? A personal chef can
handle any order. You can usually choose from a selection of courses
they provide or arrange for a customized menu.
How much does
Prices will vary
but you can expect a weeks worth of meals (containers, food and
cooking included) to be about $350 for a family of 4 (20 meals of
entrees and side dishes) or $175 for a couple (10 meals of entrees
and side dishes).
Some services will
prepare all the meals at once while others will deliver or prepare
the meal in your home throughout the week.
How do I find a
Finding a chef is
easy by using the USPCA (United States Personal Chef Association -
www.uspca.com) or the CPCA (Canadian Personal Chef Alliance -
www.cpcalliance.com). There you will find information on personal
chefs as well as a directory of members in your area.
Will they do
meals just for my family?
Personal chefs are
more than just a catering service. For busy professionals who are
looking for quality meals and more time with their family, a personal
chef will prepare several entrees and side dishes, store them and
clean the kitchen. For the rest of the week all you have to do is
take them out of the fridge or freezer and reheat to enjoy gourmet
meals all week. For families who turn to fast foods and restaurants
the cost may actually be less than what they are currently paying.
chefs also can be booked for private or group cooking lessons. Invite
a group of your friends to learn the art of creating delectable
pasties or sumptuous seafood from an expert!
While not everyone
needs the daily services of a personal chef you may wish to treat
yourself to the luxury of a fabulous dinner at home - no cooking,
cleaning or experience necessary!
About the Author
Ronald Yip is
the creator of two websites: http://www.recipeslovers.com and the
Internet's Unique Market Place for Info Products at http://www.alphasoft.cc/links/recipes.php
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