CAREER

Cooks, Private Household

Overview

Salary Median (2020)

$32,630

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

-6.3% (decline)

Career

What Cooks, Private Household Do

Prepare meals in private homes. Includes personal chefs.

Other Job Titles Cooks, Private Household May Have

Certified Personal Chef (CPC), Personal Chef, Private Chef

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Plan menus according to employers' needs and diet restrictions.
  • Stock, organize, and clean kitchens and cooking utensils.
  • Cool, package, label, and freeze foods for later consumption and provide instructions for reheating.
  • Peel, wash, trim, and cook vegetables and meats, and bake breads and pastries.
  • Keep records pertaining to menus, finances, and other business-related issues.

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