So you think you want to be a Private Chef?

Take our quiz to see if you have what it takes...or at least learn what skills you need to develop.

Are you a take charge person?

Do you finish projects that you start?

Can you work in solitude as well as part of a team?

Can you plan a dinner party from start to finish?

Can you cook 5-Star cuisine?

Can you drop your restaurant habits to develop household habits?

Are you a "to do" list maker or finisher?

Do you keep your financial records current?

Are you responsible with other people’s money?

Do you complete paperwork regularly and completely?

Are you computer savvy?

Do you like spending time talking with people?

Do you care what people want or need?

When the phone rings, are you excited or annoyed?

Are you comfortable managing others?

Can you manage a wine cellar?

Can you pair food and wine?

Are you one to get ‘star-struck’?

Are you comfortable around wealthy families?

Do you enjoy travel?

Are you a listener who incorporates what they hear into their menu?

Are you open to working very flexible hours?
Are you comfortable with a variety of dietary needs?

How do you handle criticism?

Are you comfortable on the front side of the kitchen door?

If the answer to more than half of these questions is YES, APPCA is happy to help you reach your goal. CLICK HERE to check into our training programs and options. We're looking forward to working with you!

If you are out on the front lines operating independently and would like to be part of the most credible, forward thinking internatiuonal trade association for personal and private chefs, CLICK HERE to check out our resources and benefits for APPCA Associate Membership.

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