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Legendary Holiday Party

Legendary Holiday Party

Every year around the beginning of November. I plan our annual Holiday gathering that brings together JK Chef Collection chefs from Florida, California, New York & Connecticut. Every year we say farewell to JK chef collection chefs who have moved on to private chef...

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The Cocktail Hour

The Cocktail Hour

This is the perfect time of day that friends can meet up before dinner to relax with family and friends. The cocktail hour sets the tone for the entire evening. It's a great time for guest to mix and mingle. The origin of the cocktail hour is quite eccentric and of...

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Next Stop: Uruguay

Next Stop: Uruguay

Thanks to our newly forged partnerships, 2016 has been a successful stage of events for JK Chef Collection and our clients.

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Who’s the highest-paid nanny in the world

Who’s the highest-paid nanny in the world

While being a nanny is not often considered a profitable career, with wealthy families seeking experienced caregivers skilled in new-born care, child development, and foreign languages, it is no longer unusual to see the highest-paid nannies earning in the six...

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Private Chef vs. Personal Chef

Private Chef vs. Personal Chef

A private chef will work only for one customer, while a personal chef may have numerous. Numerous private chefs reside on-site and prepare and serve fresh meals. They are frequently necessary for breakfast, lunch, and supper preparation. A private chef, like a...

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5 essential needs for a private chef

5 essential needs for a private chef

Providing for a person's most fundamental need and ultimate pleasure is a really noble vocation! As a private chef, you'll strive for perfection in a demanding and diverse position. You will form a connection with the family that employs you and aspire to establish an...

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Should Nannies be paid for dog sitting?

Should Nannies be paid for dog sitting?

Allowing a puppy to join your home may be a great experience. Your children will experience several advantages from having a dog in the house, including increased self-esteem and compassion. Before you walk over to your neighborhood animal shelter and adopt a puppy...

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Hip New Housekeeping Uniforms

Hip New Housekeeping Uniforms

Housekeeping as a vocation involves proficiency in a variety of skills. It demands quickness, strength, and attention to detail, and you cannot afford to be shabby at work at the same time. Given the nature of the profession, your housekeeping uniform and outfit...

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A Day in the Life of a Manny (Male Nanny)

A Day in the Life of a Manny (Male Nanny)

Mannies assist children with their physical requirements, such as clothing, feeding, and bathing. Mannies are sometimes asked to assist with modest home activities such as kid washing, food preparation, and maintaining the cleanliness of the children's room and...

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Private Chefs Specializing in Gluten-Free Meals

Private Chefs Specializing in Gluten-Free Meals

A personal chef's job has distinct objectives and criteria from those of a regular restaurant chef. It's more of an all-arounder profession, requiring you to manage the company, serve and welcome guests, as well as manage a kitchen. A personal chef specializing in...

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A Day in the Life of a Housekeeper

A Day in the Life of a Housekeeper

As a Private Housekeeper, you are required to do all basic cleaning responsibilities, including vacuuming, dusting, mopping, and surface cleaning, as well as maintaining spotless bathrooms and other areas of the house. Additionally, additional responsibilities include...

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A Day in the Life of a Private Chef

A Day in the Life of a Private Chef

Private chefs have complete control over their kitchens. Occasionally, a sous chef may assist you, but more often than not, the kitchen is entirely yours. Taking care of meal planning, food sourcing, grocery shopping, and catering for the whole family is your...

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A Day in the Life of a Governess

A Day in the Life of a Governess

When one thinks of a governess, one may conjure up images of a woman from mid-Victorian life and literature. To be sure, the governess is still alive and well in the twenty-first century, and more crucially, an increasing number of people are hiring them in their...

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Seasonal cuisine in the Hamptons during the summer

Seasonal cuisine in the Hamptons during the summer

The summer eating scene on the east coast may have started slowly, but as more outdoor dining establishments opened, it became more dynamic. Mediterranean and sushi restaurants, in particular, have soared in popularity. With some visitors expecting to stay in the...

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Has Japanese cuisine become Mainstream?

Has Japanese cuisine become Mainstream?

Japanese cuisine is experiencing a renaissance in popularity as customers embrace healthier eating options and seek for more exciting dining options in an age when cross-border travel is almost impossible. According to a poll conducted by the Japanese Ministry of...

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New trends in Terrace Gardens in New York City for 2022

New trends in Terrace Gardens in New York City for 2022

Whether you're looking to update the style or completely redesign your outdoor area, we've compiled a list of the best garden trends in NYC to watch in 2022. 1. Gardens with Balconies If you have a balcony garden, courtyard garden, terrace garden, or roof garden, the...

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How to keep a well dressed Closet

How to keep a well dressed Closet

Purchasing durable clothing is one thing, but there is much more you can do to ensure their longevity. We surveyed designers and the dry cleaners they trust for clothing maintenance advice. And our most important point is that first and foremost, whatever we wear...

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How to hire a household staff

How to hire a household staff

The procedure of hiring home workers is difficult. You want to recruit individuals that are dependable, trustworthy, and skilled. You want to retain personnel who demonstrate their worth. To increase your chances of recruiting and retaining exceptional personnel, we...

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Marie Kondo

Marie Kondo

Marie Kondo's organization and cleaning techniques In recent years, Marie Kondo's best-selling book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up and current Netflix program Tidying Up with Marie Kondo have encouraged many of us to become more organized. According to the...

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Prince Harry hiring a Manny

Prince Harry hiring a Manny

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle hiring a Manny The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are said to have begun inquiring about hiring a 'manny' to care for their child. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry allegedly want a male nanny for their first child. A royal source told Fabulous...

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Popular Vegan Dishes

Popular Vegan Dishes

Popular Vegan Dishes in 2022 It seems like every day a new vegan product or animal-friendly fast-food development is introduced. This year will undoubtedly bring more, which is why we're making predictions for 2022. Here are a few vegan cuisine trends that are...

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Basic Requirement for a Guest Bedroom

Basic Requirement for a Guest Bedroom

One of the pleasures of home decoration is displaying it to friends and family and having the opportunity to welcome them into your house. Whether you like hosting or not, establishing the ideal guest retreat is essential for ensuring that your family and friends have...

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Modern butler vs Traditional Butler

Modern butler vs Traditional Butler

Modern butler vs. Traditional Butler The traditional butler still exists in many families. Some houses continue to prefer that their butlers carry out customary tasks and duties, as they have for decades. Technology has made it simpler to manage several obligations...

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Top Cool Non Alcoholic Beverages

Top Cool Non Alcoholic Beverages

A great non-alcoholic (NA) beverage has the same components as a great alcoholic beverage. There are important components that make a drink seem balanced, including a harmonic combination of acidity, sweetness, bitterness, saltiness, and water. As you drink, dine, or...

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Creating Casual Lifestyle in your Kitchen

Creating Casual Lifestyle in your Kitchen

Craving multiple ovens, yards of counter space and all the newest culinary gadgets? Your ideal kitchen may lose its tantalizing charm when you calculate the costs. Extravagant new kitchens come with exorbitant cost-per-square-foot price tags. Fortunately, creating a...

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How to Create a Well Stocked Refrigerator?

How to Create a Well Stocked Refrigerator?

A refrigerator that is orderly and wisely stocked may be a sign of true maturity. A cooler stocked only with late-night snacks and alcohol does not necessarily indicate a lack of organization, but it may indicate a lack of meal preparation. Follow these suggestions to...

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Turning a Work Space Into a Chic Dining Room

Turning a Work Space Into a Chic Dining Room

If you're searching for methods to generate extra office space at home, you may want to try converting your dining room. The dining room is already furnished with a table and chairs; however, it is often one of the most underutilized rooms in the house. Here are some...

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How to Create a Tranquil Bedroom?

How to Create a Tranquil Bedroom?

There are many ways to design a bedroom, but the space should prioritize rest and relaxation. A restful night's sleep is a vital component of a healthy existence. Based on my years of experience working with customers and listening to their comments, these ideas are...

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The Utility Room – Form Follows Function?

The Utility Room – Form Follows Function?

These utility room ideas not only look fantastic, but also give some real inspiration for layout and arrangement for the most practical room in the home What type of utility room ideas are you seeking for? There are those ideas which enable a utility room make use of...

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How to be a Good Home Guest

How to be a Good Home Guest

When accepting the hospitality of another, your graciousness may go a long way. There are social etiquette norms to observe as a visitor at another person's house. We consulted etiquette experts to determine what you can and should do to be the guest who is always...

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