Category Archives: Chef

Hiring Domestic Couples

For some families, the ideal household staffing arrangement means hiring a domestic couple. Almost always married couples, the traditional roles of these positions have stayed constant over the years.  Experienced in working together in fine homes or on estates, they work as a team. Customarily, they are live-in and the responsibilities are delineated by male and female roles.

The female duties include maintenance of the inside of the residence, including housekeeping, laundry, ironing, household errands and cooking. The male duties include all exterior maintenance of the property, the heavier housekeeping duties inside the residence, and some gardening and handyman duties. They may work as part of a larger domestic staff or be your primary household employees.

They should have an agreeable manner, a calm demeanor, the ability...

Hiring a Private Chef

Meals are not only important opportunities for you to connect to your family and friends, but they are important for maintaining optimal health. You care about the health and nutrition of your loved ones so choosing someone to prepare your meals with love and care is one of the most important household staffing decisions you’ll make. Because proper meal preparation is essential, you must hire a private chef that can meet the nutritional and dietary needs of your family and fit into your lifestyle.

Also called cook, recipe cook, and personal chef, the private chef is always professionally trained and experienced in the preparation of most cuisines.  Trained chefs are responsible for all nutrition, menu planning, and preparation of household meals for family, guests, and any dinner...