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Cooks & Chefs
You've always said that "someday" you'll start that meal prep or dinner party business, but where do you begin?
I'll guide you through the steps of starting your own personal chef business so you can have full control over your schedule and make money doing work you love.
With 10 years of experience as a personal chef and a background in marketing, I'm Virginia Stockwell. I'll share the tips and tricks I've learned, from how to get clients to pricing your services, and the behind-the-scenes of meal prep and dinner parties.View the Personal Chef Programs
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Everyone had to start somewhere
and everyone has a first day in business
When someone calls to set up a consultation about hiring you as their personal chef, all they're thinking about is, "how can you help me?" They just want to know if you’re able to help them with their problem. Potential clients are thinking about menu offerings you can provide them for meal prep. They’re not at all wondering where you went to school, how long you’ve been in business, or what your liability insurance covers. Their only concern is how you can help them.
Regardless of your culinary education or business experience, there are clients for every background, experienced or novice. Everyone had to start somewhere and everyone has a first day in business.
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