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Private Chefs, or Personal Chefs, cook meals and plan menus for private clients, which are served either in the client's home or in a professional kitchen. Duties listed on sample resumes of Private Chefs include preparing healthy, fresh, and seasonal organic food as per a given schedule, and managing inventory, grocery purchases, and wine orders for clients. The resume of a Private Chef should reflect at least a high school diploma or its equivalent, as well as any previous experience of formal training.

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1

Private Chef

Responsible for all meal preparation from scratch including casual meals as well as upscale dinner parties for up to 40 guests in an upscale private residence worked with budgets of $45 - $1000 per person

  • Provided event setup and execution of cocktail/hors d' oeuvre receptions for up to 100 guests
  • Responsible for provisioning and inventory of all food and beverage
  • Executed menu development and organization for larger catered events, sought out purveyors from small farms to gourmet retailers
  • Set up and managed kitchens of other part-time residences in addition to primary residence
  • Implemented an inventory program and managed daily inventory for extensive wine cellar
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Culinary Arts
2

Private Chef

Prepared daily meals per strict dietary guidelines with focus on presentation and formal service;

  • Prepared daily meals for small children with food sensitivities, with a focus on child nutrition and palate development; engaged children in garden-to-table process;
  • Responsible for food procurement and all kitchen and pantry organization;
  • Planned and managed large parties from food prep and service to staff coordination, i.e. fundraising events, business meetings, backyard parties, etc.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Communication / Business
3

Private Chef

  • Determined how food should be presented and created decorative food displays.
  • Inspected supplies, equipment, and work area to ensure conformance to clients’ standards.
  • Maintained the quantity and quality of foods and supplies.
  • Ordered food and other supplies needed to ensure the kitchen ran smoothly and was well stocked.
  • Prepared and cooked food on a regular basis, for special guests and parties.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
AS
Pastry And Baking
4

Private Chef

Prepared healthy, fresh and seasonal organic food as per given schedule.

  • Performed amicable with personal assistant of family to develop menus every week.
  • Managed inventory, grocery purchase and placed wine orders.
  • Prepared high volume meals for social and professional gatherings held at private residence.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Culinary Arts
5

Private Chef

  • Prepared and served daily meals, following specific dietary requirements
  • Coordinated and planned special meals for events, ranging from 5-25 guests
  • Monitored and purchased all food and beverages for households
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
AS
Culinary Arts
6

Private Chef

Prepared daily menus for entire family with two children, guests and household staff

  • Meals consisted of served breakfasts, lunches, dinners
  • Handled all kitchen cleanliness, maintained all kitchen inventory, all grocery shopping
  • Cuisines: American Classics, Steakhouse/Bistro, Italian, Mediterranean, Southwestern/Mexican
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
7

Private Chef

Hired as full time in home chef after becoming long time catering client

  • Planned daily menu, shopped and prepared daily meals
  • Prepared special event and holiday menus
  • Responsible for keeping kitchen and pantry stocked for family daily needs
  • Assisted in maintaining and planting of green house
  • Aided in running of overall household as well of care of children
  • Traveled with family to their summer residence
Candidate Info
42
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
8

Private Chef

Prepared healthy, fresh and seasonal organic food

  • Managed inventory, grocery purchase and wine orders
  • Planned, developed, organized and implemented menus
  • Planned and cooked contemporary and European food items
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
9

Private Chef

  • Demonstrated creative menu development skills and allocated appropriate funds
  • Organized and catered private dinners, special events, and parties
  • Budgeted and allocated funds appropriately
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BS
Hospitality Management
10

Private Chef

  • Catered private and corporate events
  • Prepared and served fine cuisine
  • Managed budget for merchandise, food, and events
  • Provided superior customer service to elite clientele
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Communications

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