Hire a Private Chef

3 Reasons You Should Hire a Private Chef

Are you looking to improve your meal planning, in-home culinary experience, or to simply outsource an area of responsibility you feel overwhelmed in? Another option, to hire a private chef, may be the solution you’re looking for.

A private in-home chef has the potential to create a less stressful, more enjoyable home life for everyone. Mealtimes require a lot of time from planning to clean-up—consider hiring a private chef to eliminate one area of obligation, giving you the freedom to give your attention to family, career, or other life events.

Private Chef vs. Personal Chef

A personal chef and a private chef have very similar responsibilities. The difference lies in whether or not you’re looking for full-time help or just occasional support with meal prep.

Personal chefs are employed by several families to prep meals—whether they are responsible for all of their meals or just a select few will depend on the needs of the household.

On the other hand, a private chef is a part of the household staff. They are professionals that work exclusively for one household as their in-home chefs. They plan and prepare all of the family’s meals.

Benefits of Hiring a Personal Chef

Imagine no longer worrying about meal planning, grocery shopping, and meal prepping ever again! Every meal is prepared for you with schedules, dietary restrictions, and preferences all accounted for.


One of the main benefits of hiring a private chef is that you can rest assured that every meal will be prepared and served for your family.

As hardworking, busy professionals, meal planning can often get swept under the rug and forgotten about until it is time for supper to be on the table. Hiring an experienced personal chef can prevent you from ever being left scrambling or having to order take-out again.

Dietary Restrictions

Do you, or someone in your household, require specific dietary restrictions to be followed? Allergies, food sensitivities, and religious dietary restrictions can be challenging if you are new to the culinary field. Private chefs have extensive training in how to properly sanitize, prepare, and serve meals for those with restrictions to their diet.


Having a culinary professional in your home makes hosting family, friends, or work colleagues easy! Meal planning and prepping for a crowd is a time-consuming task. A private chef will prepare an in-home culinary experience with delicious food that can be enjoyed by all—allowing you to focus your attention elsewhere.

Choosing Leeward Staffing

At Leeward Staffing we help employers looking for domestic staff for their households. From wellness professionals to property managers—we interview and vet every concierge service provider added to our agency.

If you’re looking to hire private household staff, we’d love to connect you with a candidate that fits your household needs. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help!