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How to name your personal chef business

Hey, I’m Ashley (Branding Expert) and I’m going to guide you through our four steps to name your personal chef business. Below you’ll find twenty example names I created in this process and next, I’ll show you how you can create your own. To get started, try our personal chef business name generator above and then scroll below to find the first step in the naming process.

  1. Your Chef
  2. Your Personal Chef
  3. Chef Chief
  4. Signature Chef
  5. A Chef of One’s Own
  6. Culinary Best
  7. Super Chef
  8. Chef Secret
  9. Dine Fine
  10. The Marinated Chef
  1. Personal Taste
  2. Dinner is Served
  3. Private Delicacies
  4. Chef A la Carte
  5. The Basted Cook
  6. Purest Comb
  7. Premier Cuisine
  8. Tasty Temptations
  9. The Zesty Chef
  10. Moveable Feast

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Four steps to naming your personal chef business

This four-step process will help you name your personal chef business. In this example, I’m creating a name for a personal chef business that conveys the benefits and convenience of hiring your own personal chef. Here’s each step I took in crafting these business names.

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#1) Brainstorm your name ideas

Start by brainstorming what words could fit into your business name. In my name ideas, I used words like “private”, “signature”, “secret” and “dinner”.

You can see that while these words can be related to a personal chef, they also suggest that you can expect a personalized menu and from this business or brand. Your goal here is to create a list of words or names that come to mind when thinking about your business.

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Here are my name ideas after brainstorming:

Your Chef

Your Personal Chef

Chef Chief

Signature Chef

A Chef of One’s Own

Culinary Best

Super Chef

Chef Secret

Dine Fine

The Marinated Chef

Personal Taste

Dinner is Served

Private Delicacies

Chef A la Carte

The Basted Cook

Premier Cuisine

Tasty Temptations

The Zesty Chef

Moveable Feast

#2) Shortlist your ideas

Once you’ve developed a list of possible names, do an analysis of your ideas. Remove any names that could be hard to remember, spell or speak aloud. Keep names that are brandable, sound great, are memorable and communicate your brand values, product or service to your target audience.

Here’s a quick checklist you can run your ideas through to help shorten your list of name:

  • Is the name simple and easy to remember?
  • Is the name easy to read and say aloud?
  • Is the name different from competitors?
  • Does the name convey a relevant meaning?
  • Does the name avoid overused words or cliches?

My Shortlist:

Super Chef

Chef Secret

Chef A la Carte

The Zesty Chef

 

Removed Ideas:

Your Chef

Your Personal Chef

Chef Chief

Signature Chef

A Chef of One’s Own

Culinary Best

Dine Fine

The Marinated Chef

Personal Taste

Dinner is Served

Private Delicacies

The Basted Cook

Purest Comb

Premier Cuisine

Tasty Temptations

Moveable Feast

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#3) Get some feedback

You’ll now have a list of 3-6 great personal chef business names and you can start to ask potential customers or people working in the industry for feedback (your target audience). Avoid feedback from family and friends, as they are more likely to praise all your ideas and they may not be your ideal customer.

Be sure to ask questions like:

  • What comes to mind when you first hear the name?
  • How would you spell it?

With your customer feedback you can now ask yourself, is the name still relevant? and does it represent your business the way you intended?

My customer feedback:

Super Chef

This name conveys a chef who can and will make any food.

Chef Secret

This name conveys a chef that will sneak in and out of your house without anyone knowing.

Chef A la Carte

This name conveys a chef who makes things to your specifications.

The Zesty Chef

This name conveys a chef who makes fresh, flavour-filled food.

#4) Check if it’s available

At this point, it’s good to have at least three great personal chef business names on your list, in case any of your names are already taken. You can do a quick Business Name Search online to find out if your name is available within your country/state. Also be sure to search if the name is available for Trademark and Domain name Registration.

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Competitor Name Analysis

To help you brainstorm potential business names, let’s take a look at three successful personal chef businesses and break down why and how they’ve chosen to name their business and why it works for them.

Honest to Goodness Personal Chef Services Logo

Honest to Goodness Personal Chef Services is a business name that makes a promise to customers in its name. A promise and commitment to goodness in the personalised food produced for customers. By conveying their core values in the business name, this services appeals to customers who’ve had bad experiences with previous services or expect poor product quality.

Shelby Minnick Personal Chef Logo

Shelby Minnick Personal Chef is a business name that conveys trust and quality of services. By naming your business after yourself expect to rely on your reviews and critics feedback to help grow your personal brand and business.

Chefs House Catering Logo

Chefs House Catering is a business name that gives customers the idea of having Chef quality meals in their own home. It’s a simple, memorable and brandable name that is also scale-able.

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5 Tips for naming your personal chef business

The ideal business name should be simple, memorable and convey a meaning all at the same time. Here are my 5 tips to keep in mind when developing your business names.

1. Do a competitor analysis

Doing a competitor analysis as your first step will save you a lot of time in the future. Knowing what names to avoid and understanding why and how your competitor’s business name works for them will help you in forming your own business names. When analyzing competitors think about:

  • What business or product values are they conveying in their business name? How does that work for them?
  • Is there a trend in how these businesses are naming themselves? It’s best to avoid sounding like “just another one of those businesses”.
  • Who does it best? Why does it work and how can I produce a better name?

2. Focus on naming your business, not describing it.

A typical pitfall most businesses run into is describing their business name too literally, using overused personal chef terms like personal, meal, and kitchen. A more effective business name should convey to customers your businesses and product values at a deeper level. Try name your business in a way that has a story behind it.

Let’s take for example a real personal chef business named “Hummingbird Personal Chef”.

Literally, this name conveys the image of a hummingbird hovering over a hot stove in the kitchen. The hummingbird is amazing – it can fly backwards, hover up and down, and stop on a dime. Traditionally, hummingbirds are a symbol of good luck, love and joy.

3. How to make a more memorable name

Creating a memorable business name is the first step to getting inside your customer’s mind. It’s also a task that’s easier said than done. Your business name should aim to stop a customer in their tracks so they give extra thought to your business among your wave of competitors.

Some tips to create a memorable name would be:

  • Use rhythmic pronunciation or alliteration (Dine Fine, Tasty Temptations, )
  • Try using a word that wouldn’t be relevant when out of context (Private Delicacies – in this case, private refers to the personalized services provided by the chef)
  • Keep it short and simple.

4. Try purchasing a brandable business name

Brandable business names are names that are non-sensical but read and are pronounced well. They often use letter patterns of Vowel/Consonant/Vowel as these word structures are typically short, catchy and easy to say and remember. For example, some brandable personal chef business names could be:

  • Nuvane Chefs
  • Alomos Personal Chefs
  • Nurilo Cuisine

You can find a full list of brandable business names at Domainify.com

5. Avoid combining words just to create a unique name.

Another mistake business owners typically make is creating bad word combinations when they find out that their business name idea is already taken. For example, John names his business The Zesty Chef and finds out it’s already taken. Because he’s already decided this is what he’ll name his business, he tries to opt for similar sounding names like Tzesty, Chefsty, or Zestyf.

You can see how these ideas are a step backward as they are not catchy, easily pronounceable or memorable. In these situations, we suggest starting from scratch and trying the tips we mentioned previously.

Business Name Ideas

Here’s the ultimate list of related words you could use in your business name. Below is a list of trending, descriptive and action words that are often related to.

Trending Words

Here are the top trending words used in personal chef company names.

catering

cater

academy

casa

ace

advisor

agency

aid

alex

ambassadors

hotels

brewer

butcher

grill

me

spice

express

home

sauces

culinary

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Words Chef often describes

(“chef  ______”)

You can use these words to create personal chef business names like ‘Chef Dupont’ and ‘The Chef Steward’.

owner

pont

lieu

d’oeuvre

cir

menteur

cabinet

boutonne

d’ceuvre

steward

drii

baie

proprietor

owners

bois

boy

caux

batallon

dupont

musique

major

manager

parties

brigade

How chef is often described

(“______ chef”)

Example chef company names using these related descriptive words ‘The Best Personal Chef’ and ‘Star Chef’.

french

sous

executive

new

great

famous

good

personal

professional

former

best

excellent

young

white

assistant

italian

talented

trained

private

grand

renowned

experienced

expert

star

chief

Chef Adjectives

You can use an adjective in your business name to create a business name like ‘Expert Chef‘ or ‘Personal Skilled Chef‘.

foremost

french

executive

famous

personal

professional

former

best

sous

excellent

talented

italian

chinese

fine

renowned

japanese

experienced

top

skilled

expert

Chef Verbs

You can use a verb in your personal chef business name to create business names like ‘Personal Chef Works‘ or ‘Chef for Hire

prepared

worked

prepares

prepare

hired

prepare

cooked

served

ask

named

trained

becoming

knows

hire

serves

accomplished

specializes

preparing

works

invented

hiring

Combine Words

We’ve taken words from above and from our generator results and combined the words to create new personal chef company names.

ChefPrep (chef + preparation)

sigchef (chef + signature)

chefchief (chef + chief)

chefinary (chef + culinary)

ProChef (chef + professional)

prichef (chef + private)

ChefRoyal (chef + royal)

Chef in Foreign Languages

Consider using foreign words in your business name to give the impression of an international or exotic brand.

Latin: noun (archimagirus).

French: noun (chef, le cuisinier, chef de cuisine).

Italian: noun (lo capocuoco).

Spanish: noun (el cocinero, los jefe de cocina).

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