Personal Chefs Portland OR

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(503) 236-2759
P.O. BOX 15276 Portland
, OR
Ella Weddings
(503) 236-2933
2337 E Burnside St Portland
, OR
Bagdad Theater Events Office
(503) 492-2777
3702 SE Hawthorne Blvd Portland
, OR
Crown Ballroom The
(503) 227-8440
918 SW Yamhill St Portland
, OR
Little Wedding Place
(503) 281-5275
203 NE Weidler St Portland
, OR
(503) 230-9311
2236 SE Belmont St Portland
, OR
(503) 962-0317
1436 SE Stark #203
Portland, OR

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Inner Design
(503) 221-2123
510 SW 3rd Ave Ste 418 Portland
, OR
Crystal Ballroom
(503) 225-0047
1332 W Burnside St Portland
, OR
All About Fun
(503) 516-3878
1825 NW Marshall St Portland
, OR
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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 (, 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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