The Chefs Without Restaurants Podcast – Episode 55 Chef Kisha Washington – A Discussion About The Personal Chef Business, Her Platform For Chefs and a Culinary Non-Profit

Chef Kisha Washington - A Discussion About The Personal Chef Business, Her Platform For Chefs and a Culinary Non-Profit

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On today’s podcast we have Kisha Washington. She is the executive Chef and Owner of 3 culinary industry businesses. The first is The Key Ingredient, which is a private dining and chef table experience. The second business is called The Kitchen Spectrum Collective, which is a platform for chefs. It’s a one stop shop for website building, branding, menu development and more. And the third culinary business is a non-profit organization called CookzCreed Foundation that provides scholarships and grants for culinary individuals, as well as mental health awareness resources and mentorship.

On the show we discuss:

pricing of personal chef dinners

landing gigs out of state

cultural appropriation, fusion and cooking food you love

managing workflow when you have multiple businesses

content creation and marketing

cooking competitions

setting up a non-profit and a board of directors


Kisha Washington


Kisha’s Instagram 

The Key Ingredient Website

The Key Ingredient Facebook Page 

The Kitchen Spectrum Instagram 

The Kitchen Spectrum Website

The Cookz Creed Foundation Instagram

The Cookz Creed Website

Some of her favorite resources and cookbooks are Half Baked Harvest, Jubilee, Jerusalem and Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat




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Outro music provided by podcast guest Dylan Ubaldo (check out Toyomansi)

Intro Music: District Four by Kevin MacLeod

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