Professional Personal Chef Associations
Joining a professional association for the industry will provide you with insurance coverage, a professional network, and an efficient service to match you with clients in your area.
American Personal and Private Chef Association
The American Personal and Private Chef Association (
Professional organizations charge annual dues for membership. Chefs' organizations are no different, but the benefits of membership outweigh the cost. Gaining accreditation from one of the organizations will allow you to expand your career beyond chefing. You can stray from the kitchen into the classroom and teach aspiring chefs how to cook if you desire.
APPCA has local chapters around the country. The organization offers two-day skills seminars throughout the year in cities across the country. For those who want to study at home, it offers DVD-based programs as well.
United States Personal Chef Association
The United States Personal Chef Association (