China is now the world’s biggest economy, and with many multinational companies relocating to China and other companies moving their headquarters there, the Chinese employment market is remaining buoyant. There are many opportunities for private chefs to find work in China.
Working in China can be very different to the country you currently work, one of the reasons for this is that the climate is likely to be different to what you’re used to. As China covers such an extensive landmass, it’s climate can differ depending on the area you move to. In the North you are more likely to experience much colder weather, whereas in the South winters are mild and summers are very hot. The cuisine in China is likely to be different to where you are currently working, therefore it’s a good idea to carry out some research on the local cuisine and food preferences before working as a private chef in China. The difference in culture may make living and working in China difficult at first, however with a good amount of research and understanding of the Chinese culture this shouldn’t be an issue. Finally, it may be difficult at first to find good and reliable food suppliers, however, this will come with time and trying out different ones
There are a lot of opportunities for working as a private chef in China and the country itself can offer a great quality of life.