Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Personal Chef is $22.72
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Personal Chefs?
An entry-level Personal Chef with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.31 based on 6 salaries. An early career Personal Chef with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.73 based on 60 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Personal Chefs Do?
Personal chefs prepare meals for individuals, families, and sometimes businesses. They can be hired to serve smaller or larger groups, but they generally work in a setting that is more intimate than a restaurant kitchen. Personal chefs work in a kitchen and require a variety of kitchen appliances and culinary tools to prepare meals for the client.
The work of a personal chef is both physical and mental, as personal chefs are often put in charge of managing the budget, shopping, and meal …Read more
- Plan menu based on clients' specific requirements.
- Clean kitchen when cooking is complete.
- Prepare meals using safe techniques.
- Shop for food supplies.