I am planning to start a personal chef business as a second career following an early retirement. I will be supplementing retirement, not relying on this for full time income, so maybe 3 regular clients? I will be cooking in my clients' homes, thus bringing all of my own equipment. I am thinking lightweight, but durable. Already figured I don't want cookware with glass lids--too easy to break. Plastic mixing bowls vs metal? Would appreciate suggestions on cookware, knives, etc. Also what have other used to pack/transport their equipment/supplies? Rolling carts/luggage? Plastic bins?
Regarding pricing, am leaning towards the fee plus groceries formula. I see insurance offered through some of the personal chef association sites. How does this stack up vs getting insurance on my own?
Thanks for all suggestions/guidance.