Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Personal Chef is $73,784
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Personal Chefs?
An early career Personal Chef with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $0 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Personal Chef with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 6 salaries.
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
- Prepare meals using safe techniques.
- Shop for food supplies.
- Plan menu based on clients' specific requirements.
- Clean kitchen when cooking is complete.