Personal Chefs Elgin IL

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

Let ME Arrange It Inc
(847) 741-8687
P.O. BOX 5112 Elgin
, IL
Lamovida Banquet Hall
(847) 931-9067
850 N State St Elgin
, IL
OK Maguey Inc
(630) 372-8064
820 Forest Dr Streamwood
, IL
Party Plus Inc
(630) 837-9486
1209 Jodi CT Bartlett
, IL
Stonegate Cnfrence Banquet Ctr
(847) 884-7000
2401 W Higgins Rd Schaumburg
, IL
CASCADE MANOR: Catering Service and Catering Companies
(847) 695-0353
, IL
(630) 830-9445
516 S Bartlett Rd Streamwood
, IL
A Sound Choice Entertainment
(630) 855-2400
1466 Sutter Dr Bartlett
, IL
Poplar Creek Country Club
(847) 884-0219
1400 Poplar Creek Dr Schaumburg
, IL
Meetings By Design
(847) 885-9601
1054 Stonehedge Dr Schaumburg
, IL

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 (, 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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