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Private Chef Ft. Lauderdale

PCI is dedicated to finding the perfect chef hire to match your Ft. Lauderdale Lifestyle!

In the Venice of America, the mansions and yachts dotting Millionaires Row have undoubtedly hired the exclusive services of a chef registered with Private Chefs, Inc.

As close-knit as the community is, it’s the discretion and personalization of the PCI chef match that discerning clients trust.

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Private Chefs, Inc. places exceptional chefs in private households in exclusive cities along the Florida coast, including Miami and Ft. Lauderdale.

PCI is the Leading Mega-Yacht Chef Placement Agency

Our yacht chefs are skilled in a diverse range of cuisine styles and are adept at seeking out regional ingredients at every port of call to create inspired dishes.

With a thorough knowledge of galley safety, sanitation standards and provisioning in obscure parts of the world, they love traveling and discovering new places and excels at working in confined spaces on rolling waves. In addition, PCI chefs embrace the necessity for meal planning, and customizing menus for individual tastes and according to sudden changes in location, weather or occasion.

In the luxury yacht market, Private Chefs Inc. sets the standard for professional private chefs

Who We Are

Private Chefs, Inc. was established because we believe there is a real need for an agency that specializes solely on personal chef placements run by people who, themselves, have experience working in the hospitality industry and private homes.
A private chef needs to have a service-oriented mindset, be a team player, think on his/her feet, adjust quickly to ever-changing plans and last-minute requests, and adapt to the varying needs of our clients. What PCI chefs do extremely well is accommodate those needs.

At PCI, we believe that placing a chef in a residence, estate, or yacht is a service that needs specific attention by specialists who have a unique grasp of what is needed to satisfy the client’s and chef’s needs to make a perfect long-term match.

  • Contact us by phone or fill out the online client request form
  • Once we are in touch with you we will discuss your specific needs in detail and answer any questions you might have including our fees & guarantees.
  • When we have all the info we need we will send an email introduction and start the search.
  • We usually provide a minimum of 8 candidates within 24 hours, each resume will include a photo of the candidate his/her full professional back ground, a bio, references and each individual chef’s salary requirement.

After you had a chance to review the resumes we will assist with setting up interviews & test cookings for the chefs you selected.

We are also available during the whole hiring process to answer any questions you might have about the individual chefs, salary norms, benefits etc. etc.

All long-term placements come with a 90-day free replacement guarantee.

All limited engagements come with a free replacement guarantee for the duration of the engagement.

Established in 1995, Private Chefs Inc is the largest and most exclusive private chef’s placement agency in the World, with the head-office in Beverly Hills and branches in New York, Hong Kong, Palm Beach, San Francisco, Dallas, Washington DC and London.

Our list of clients includes high-profile celebrities, businesspeople, athletes and royalty who turn to us because of our professionalism, attention to detail and discretion in finding the perfect chef for their estates, yachts and jets.

PCI represents over 2000 top caliber chefs worldwide.

We place two types of chefs: live-in and live-out.

Our Chefs Qualification

Meet Our Team

Christian Paier

Founder/ President

Born in Wolfsberg, a pastoral town in Southern Austria, Christian Paier was raised in an environment of quality cuisine. Read more…

Adrienne DeWinter

Regional Manager

Adrienne DeWinter is in charge of all client communications and day-to-day operations. A world traveler, fluent in three languages, and of European and South America’s noble heritage, Adrienne was born and raised in the cosmopolitan city of New York.

Jerry J. Masi

Central Regional Manager

Jerry J. Masi is a nationally-traveled private chef who has been serving executives, celebrities and sports figures on their many residences, private jets and yachts, and thus has first-hand knowledge of the industry.

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