Chef Institutes have existed for well over a century and in fact, go back many years before that, under different names. After all, people have been cooking their food since shortly after they discovered fire. Among the most famous institutes of modern times are Le Cordon Bleu, founded in Paris in 1895, and The Culinary Institute of America, which opened in New Haven, Connecticut in 1946 under the name of the New Haven Restaurant Institute.
The number of chef institutes grew with the expansion of the food service industry, as more people found themselves able to afford to … Read More
Written by Shirley Parker
Private chefs are the people we tend to think of when personal chefs are mentioned, but there is a definite difference. As a rule, private gourmet chefs command higher fees and from a single employer at a time, whether they have long-term or short-term assignments. They may also provide personal chef services from time to time, for the extra income it provides from additional customers.
Private chefs may be live-in or live-out, depending on the needs of the client. Exclusive agencies carefully screen a chef's qualifications and prospective clients to make sure of a good match. … Read More