How to Become a 👩🏻‍🍳 Personal Chef

This channel shares everything that has to do with the business of becoming a personal chef. I assume you already have cooking skills and an interest in entering this new cooking career.

You’re welcome to read this blog article or check out the video below.

I’ll be guiding you on how to go about getting a business license, how to talk to a new client about meal prep at a consultation, how to create menus, how to market yourself to potential new clients, and how to offer upsells to current clients.

Learn by watching videos or reading the blog at
Watch videos or read the blog at

Learn by Video

The two most common questions I get asked are, “how am I going to get new clients?” and “how do I go about pricing my services?”

Below are links to current videos so you can easily choose the topic that you need the most.

→🎥 Subscribe on YouTube

→🎥 Common Misconceptions

→🎥 Personal vs. Private Chef

→🎥 Scheduling When You Already Have a Full-Time Job

→🎥 How Much to Charge For Meal Prep Services

→🎥 Chef Uniform

→🎥 Steps to Planning a Dinner Party & How Much to Charge

→🎥 How to Conduct a New Client Consultation for Meal Prep

→🎥 Meal Prep Q&A

→🎥 What if They Don’t Like Your Food

→🎥 Publish a Cookbook for Free

→🎥 How to Get Clients

→🎥 Start-Up Costs of a New Business

→🎥 What’s Tax Deductible in Your Chef Business

→🎥 Creating a Chef Website

→🎥 Offering Coupons & Discounts

→🎥 Upsells for Every Month of the Year

→🎥 Meal Prep Containers

→🎥 Grocery Store Tricks

Learn by Video or Blog, whatever works best for you!

I love answering questions!

Take a “How to Become a Personal Chef” Course

A workshop is coming soon. I’m currently working on it, but it sure is a lot of work putting a course together. The course is on the subject of “how to go about becoming a personal chef,” from start to landing your first client.

As well, I’m putting together an advanced course. If you’re already a personal chef, but need help with a steady stream of incoming clients. It’s going to take more than a handout “9 Ways to Get New Clients.” The upcoming course will include tips about paid advertising as well as how to SEO your website.

Virginia Stockwell, Personal Chef Mentor
Virginia Stockwell, Personal Chef Mentor

Personal Chef Questions Welcome!

If you have any questions, feel free to ask anytime.

👩‍🍳Get Notified when the How To Become a Personal Chef Workshop comes out. What’s the difference between a personal chef and a private chef?

Virginia Stockwell has been in the professional catering and personal chef business since 2005. She offers mentoring advice at and her YouTube channel “How to Become a Personal Chef”.

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