Personal Chefs Columbia MO

Looking for Personal Chefs in Columbia? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Columbia that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Personal Chefs in Columbia.

Made By Creative Kids
(573) 445-4263
106 Corporate Lake Dr Columbia
, MO
 
Lenoir Community Center
(573) 876-5806
1 Hourigan Cir Columbia
, MO
 
Anita's Homestyle Catering
(573) 814-2100
6298 N Water Cress Cir
Columbia, MO
 
Bambino's Italian Café
(573) 443-4473
203 Hitt St
Columbia, MO
 
Upper Crust Catering
(573) 874-3033
904 Elm St
Columbia, MO
 
Sandy & Co
(573) 446-8848
2411 Lloyd CT Columbia
, MO
 
Hawgs & Dogs
(573) 214-0700
5614 E Saint Charles Rd
Columbia, MO
 
Peachtree Catering & Banquet Center
(573) 875-6608
120 E Nifong Blvd Ste D
Columbia, MO
 
Tiger Hotel
(573) 875-8888
23 South 8th Street
Columbia, MO
 
Shakespeare's Pizza
(573) 449-2454
225 S 9TH St
Columbia, MO

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Chef hire: Hire a Personal Chef for a Special At-Home Celebration

Hiring a chef to prepare dinner for your friends is an indulgence that elevates at-home entertaining to white-glove standards.

Apparently, more and more people are enjoying the indulgence. According to the American Personal Chef Association, the personal chef industry will likely top $1 billion in annual sales before the decade is out. Some clients are busy dual-income earners who hire personal chefs to prepare their everyday meals; others enlist chefs to meet special dietary requirements. But a significant segment looks to personal chefs to ratchet up the exclusivity factor for their special occasions.

Hire a Personal Chef for a Special At-Home Celebration

Jim Huff, a Queens-based personal chef who goes by name The Traveling Culinary Artist (travelingculinaryartist.com), serves clients throughout the metropolitan area. Huff says he often is hired for "significant" birthdays, anniversaries, and holiday entertaining. He has prepared romantic dinners for two and elegant feasts for 50.

The key advantage of a personal chef, Huff says, is flexibility. He points specifically to the ability to design made-to-order menus. "Restaurant and caterer line cooks are taught a set of recipes that seldom get adjusted based on the clients' specific palates," he says. "Personal chefs are generally flexible in terms of menus as well as individual recipes."

As a personal chef, Huff doesn't prepare foods in a commercial kitchen. All cooking is done on premises. "For more elaborate menus, this can entail cooking in the client's home for t...

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