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  • Analyst 1 in IB-M&A
Aug 10, 2021 - 5:06pm

Do you mean like an every day chef or an on call one? My parents have one they'll use 1-2 a week if they're hosting people, think it works out to like ~300 a head for the meal and the chef covers groceries, with the price scaling down as you add more people.

As far as full time chefs, know a partner in VC that has a full time one who cooks 3 meals a day for his family. The chef is a full time employee so he's paying something like 100k a year for salary and benefits, which doesn't even include food costs. Pretty insane expense

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Aug 12, 2021 - 2:13pm

Intern in IB - Gen

100k a year for salary and benefits

brb becoming a chef instead

Dude, quit thinking small. Think big.

SafariJoe, wins again!
Aug 12, 2021 - 4:03am

Sounds like a dream

imagine not having to cook yourself and not having to eat your chicken you prepped last Sunday on a Friday afternoon

I'm from Europe 

  • Senior Consultant in Consulting
Aug 12, 2021 - 2:03pm

If you can afford it, there are plenty of companies that send you pre-made meals that you just have to heat up from frozen or from the fridge (these are more the daily/bi-weekly delivery companies) which are pretty much made to order by you based on your subscription model. No effort in cooking, much more personalized but cheaper than a chef. Look into this.

Aug 12, 2021 - 2:14pm

Anonymous Monkey

Anyone here who works in IB/PE hire a private chef? How much does it cost and which company do you use?

I am equally interested in the answer to this question.

SafariJoe, wins again!
Jan 13, 2022 - 11:44am

A personal chef sounds expensive and rich. I don't know if you should trust strangers to cook your food. Although on one site https://fee4bee.com/articles/the-personal-cook-sells-time-not-food I recently read that in Canada a personal chef is already the most common thing. At least large families with busy parents are in direct need of a personal chef. To be honest, I am very surprised at how quickly our world is developing and in what capitalist direction it is heading. A couple of years ago, I could not even think of such a thing.

Jan 14, 2022 - 4:51am

And is it really necessary? Why not just eat at a restaurant or let's go to McDonald's? I think even this option will be cheaper than hiring a personal chef.

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