Whether you are a Chef looking to find a new job, a new career path or a seasoned Personal or Private Chef that wants to enhance their knowledge, The Chef Alliance has developed training courses created by industry experts that will put you in the game and set you apart from your counterparts. 

When you take courses from The Chef Alliance you are taking guidance from the most respected name in the Personal Chef Industry - we are the only organization that has created a Ministry-of-Education-approved Personal Chef Diploma program that is taught in Canada by government-approved colleges.

Unlike other Chef organizations, you don't have to spend thousands of dollars on materials you don't need or will never use. You select and pay for the Personal Chef Training modules you need from our online-learning website, featuring a wide range of professional development modules, including.....

Starting a Personal Chef Business

This series of courses takes you step-by-step on the "how to" of starting your Personal Chef business.  You will go from novice to professional in a short time - all in the comfort of your home.  Time is money: navigate the complex maze of starting a business so you can start generating money quickly.  For example:

Choosing a Business Name - What's in a name?  Everything.  The most successful companies have spent thousands of dollars on the perfect business name.   Learn from their successes and learn the principles used by professionals to creating a business name that is memorable and become a household name.
Choosing a Business Type - Sole Proprietor, Partnership, Corporation - Our team of lawyers and accountants tell you the advantages and disadvantages of each type so that you can select the type that is best for you.  By understanding the type that is best for you, you can save thousands of dollars
Preparing a Business Plan - Think you can run a successful business without a business plan, think again.  A business plan is an absolute necessity, it helps to set goals, opportunities and identify market risks and is used by banks and investors to judge your professionalism and to assess whether they will support your business.  The single most prevalent reason businesses fail is the lack of a business plan.  Do you want to be a part of that statistic?
Obtaining Financing - A prevalent reason businesses fail is a lack of financing.  Find out the secrets from accountants and bankers of what banks look for when making a decision to make a loan or not. 
Protecting Your Ideas - Companies spend millions to protect their valuable ideas.  You don't have to.  You have created the perfect name, an exciting logo, a fabulous website, great recipes - now protect it from being stolen by others.  Trademark and copyright experts show you how to protect your ideas, name, logo 
Licences and Permits - A failure to have licences and permits can have devastating effect on your business. You may be forced to shut down, forced to appear in court, fined or even jailed.   This series shows you the licenses and permits you need to work with the law than against it.
Brand Your Business - As one of the world's most successful Chef associations we see thousands of chefs making mistakes, which cause their businesses to look small, unprofessional and will ultimately cost them sales and profit.  Avoid falling into this trap. 


Find out what successful Chefs are doing to compete for and win the best clients in an increasingly competitive market. 

Learn how to create new sales and maintain your share in existing markets with inexpensive, yet easy-to-implement ways to ignite your sales.  

Recession-proof your business - You'll have “Aha!” moments in each module - from the essentials to the 'added extras.'


Effective marketing is the key to any successful business.  Set yourself apart from your competition and see your profits rise. 

Make your business unforgettable.  

Our industry experts show you how to market your unique services.  

Learn how to tap into your neighbourhood for more sales, write press releases, obtain free media coverage, get on television, radio and in newspapers and much more.  

Learn about the world of social media and how to use if for your business.  Can your business grow without it?

Decreasing Operating Costs

Our industry experts show you approaches to developing menus clients will love, that will generate higher profits and suit your target market and trim your waste, decrease operating costs, pump up your profits and please your guests.  Why lose valuable time on trial and error, when our professional Chefs show you how to get it right the first time.

Business Management

Learn to bring on new clients without the hard sell.  Read about strategies to keep clients for the long term
Learn about communicating effectively with clients - from raising prices to comparison

Risk Management

Our industry experts reveal the tools that Chefs can use to measure the safety of their food and to assess their risks for contributing to food borne illness, to prevent lawsuits and financial ruin.  

Tips to finding that ticking time-bomb of food safety risk and a discussion of best practices for the foodservice industry.

The Chef Alliance is the leading organisation of Private & Personal Chefs & Caterers in Canada offering Chefs a place to locate jobs, meet new clients, grow their business, benefit from peer support, discounts to lower their business costs, marketing services & much more.  This allows Chefs concentrate on what they do best - cook great food! 

With The Chef Alliance, a rewarding culinary career is within your grasp!

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