What You’ll Learn

In essence, you will learn exactly what you need in order to build a business or build onto your business to achieve success. All one-on-one sessions with Chef Monica Thomas are customized to pinpoint your precise needs and to find effective, immediate solutions and strategies. Here are but a few of the topics that pop up frequently.

  • Personal Chef lingo for the new chef (5 x 4? 6 x 2? In-home food preparation for parties? Fee plus?)
  • Creative and efficient menu planning with practical tips
  • Overall cook day game plan
  • Sourcing your ingredients
  • Managing your client’s pantry
  • Minimizing chef-carried essentials
  • Effective set up in the client’s home
  • Timing for food prep, cooling and packaging
  • The nitty-gritty of costing for parties and cooking classes
  • The container conundrum with links to resources
  • Ins and outs of marketing from low tech to social media
  • Business-generating activities
  • Agreements and contracts
  • Additional income-generating work – pantry make-overs; cooking classes; dietary coaching; cooking demonstrations; shopping for healthy eating; and more