I just had my first official cookdate today, and it went great. I just want to take a moment to thank you all for all the help I’ve received. First, I owe a HUGE part of my success to the October training in Maryland that Candy and Jim did. It helped me develop my “elevator speech,” which has landed me TWO clients. And second, these forums have been so helpful to me both in recipe research, pricing, “cook kit” development, and cookdate strategy.

This is exactly how I envisioned my business getting off the ground, and it is working beautifully. So thank you, fellow personal chefs, for helping me launch my fantastic new career. I certainly couldn’t have done it without you!

Lorraine Nov-27-2014