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The Good, the Bad & the Awkward of Being a Private Chef

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If you like to cook (and we're guessing you do, based on the fact that you're currently reading The Kitchn), you've probably had at least a fleeting fantasy about saying goodbye to your day job and trying your hand at being a private or personal chef.

One former restaurant chef who opted for the private chef life shares what the job entails in this Serious Eats essay. Here are a few of the things we learned.

Read the rest of the essay on Serious Eats for more real talk about becoming a private chef.

Read more: So You Wanna Be a Private Chef? from Serious Eats

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