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Home cooking...for a living?


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Home cooking...for a living?

chloehk | | Jul 13, 2013 03:48 PM

Has anyone here worked in the capacity of personal cook...for another person's home?

There is a whole universe of House Manager/Cook/Butler-ing in major cities like NYC and LA, for example:

For the past four years I've been cooking three nice meals a day, 5 days a week, for my partner, who works from home (while we traveled everywhere). Very, very particular palate. And I've become a good cook...and an aggressive marketer.

Things are changing, and I'm wondering if there is a path from doing this doing it professionally. I've never aspired to restaurant work because I don't think I'd ever be fast enough to work in a kitchen. Also, I really like cooking for specific people and their palates on an ongoing basis.

Any direct knowledge about this line of work...or how you get from here to there, would be greatly appreciated!

Thank you!

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