The chef’s Beret



e are experiencing national uncertainty, hectic schedules, increased at-home time, and a reimagining of food supply chains. Dining out has become a  risky and complicated proposition. The Chef’s Beret is the latest addition to Hometown Nannies plus. Hometown Nannies plus and our predecessor, malibu mamas, have been placing cooks and chefs since 1988, Now, our expanded and dedicated personal chef service will match talented culinary professionals with private employers with a whole new level of focus and expertise and with a wider geographical reach. Keeping your gustatory preferences, lifestyle, personality, and temporal requirements in mind, we will recruit a highly- qualified, devoted, personal chef to cater to your and your family’s dietary tastes, preferences, and restrictions.


Our talented and accomplished. Chef’s Beret professionals are graduates from top-tier culinary schools, and/or have worked in unique, selective kitchens Their expertise range from specific cuisines to a multitude of cuisines. Personal chefs are responsible for managing your kitchen including sanitization, grocery procurement, the preparation of daily meals, and in many cases, service and post-meal cleanup. They can prepare meals both large and small, will cater dinner parties, social and work gatherings, and can leave you pre-prepared meals as desired.  They work within your household budget, stay up-to-date with the latest culinary techniques, tools, and equipment, and use the freshest and most nutritious ingredients available. Our chefs can accommodate most dietary tastes, needs, or preferences, including Low-Fat, High-Carb, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegetarian, Vegan, Mediterranean  Keto, Paleo, or medically-restricted diets while keeping food allergies or sensitivities at bay. Chef’s Beret chefs are available Full-Time, Part-Time, and on a Temp basis, They can travel as needed to work in multiple family domiciles Locally, National, and Globally.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          We work strenuously to match you with your ideal personal chef.  Rigorous interviews, professional references, sample menus, and a 5-step background check establish that each chef is at the top of his or her game. We arrange an initial, first interview via FaceTime or Zoom and a subsequent trial as the hiring process moves forward. Our goal is your ongoing delight with scrumptious, appealing, nutritious, and uniquely prepared meals. Your personal chef will bring the culinary expertise of a fine restaurant to the comfort of your home or homes. Find your own Wolfgang Puck or Julia Child, (and their disciples) today — at The Chef’s Beret!


Named W Magazine "Best USA Agency," 1998 Little Book of Bests

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Named Best of the Gold Coast Magazine "Best Nanny Agency," Westport/Weston, 2014-2017


Serving the Tri-State area locally; New England, including Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard, regionally; New York to L.A. nationally; and Europe, Asia, Australia and The Middle East internationally.