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The Personal Chef industry has expanded enormously and blossomed into a recognized career path, with the demand for high-quality food and service growing each year.

  • Professional Personal Chef Training

  • We can show you how to blend your existing culinary skills with our business acumen to learn "The Business of Doing Business as a Personal Chef" and get your Personal Chef business up and running in the least amount of time and expense possible. If you want to know more about the exciting opportunities that await you as a Personal Chef, find out here.


  • Find and Hire a Professional Personal Chef

  • If you're ready to find and hire a Personal Chef, or want to know more about how a Professional Personal Chef can save you time and enhance your lifestyle, you've come to the right place. all the details, or your new personal chef, here.


  • New Opportunities in Culinary Education

  • The Personal Chef Option. The Personal Chef industry has expanded enormously and blossomed into a recognized career path, validated by the July 2002 certification agreement between the American Personal Chef Association and the American Culinary Federation. See which program suits your program best and then contact us to get on board teaching one of the hottest new culinary careers around. Culinary educators can learn more here. 

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    APCA's Candy Wallace receives IACP Award of Excellence for Businessperson/Entrepreneur
    Candy Wallace
    APCA Executive Director

    was honored as
    for the
    2003 IACP Awards of Excellence

    at IACP's Annual Conference Awards Gala in Montreal on April 12, 2003.
    Candy Wallace, Founder and Executive Director, APCA/APCI

    ACF President, Edward Leonard, and APCA Executive Director, sign partnership agreement and annouce new personal chef certification program. American Culinary Federation

    The American Culinary Federation affirms partnership with the American Personal Chef Association to develop Personal Chef Certification


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    Chicago-area Entrepreneur Named 2006 Chef of the Year

    Taking it Personally
    A career as a personal chef may take away the crazy hours of a “normal” job,
    but not the excitement and fulfillment chefs crave.

    Outsourcing our lives: Personal chefs and trainers cater to a growing clientele — and not just the rich

    APCA – The Business of Doing Business as a Personal Chef Seminar

    Excellence in the Home - London 2006
    Candy Wallace to Chef's Forum Panel at Excellence in the Home 2006 London

    APCA Chef of the Year Teaches Cooking Classes