Personal chefs cashing in on low-carb

Filed under: Low-carb side effects — Tags: — @ March 31, 2004

The Atlanta Journal Constitution is running an AP article about the growing popularity of personal chefs in America. One of the sources contributing to the popularity is the rise of low-carb diets:

bq. Rod and Debbie Basler wanted to follow the South Beach Diet, but their work lives made it impossible to shop and cook for it.

With his dermatology practice and their three restaurants, the Baslers had no time for the meticulously structured meal plans that asked them to weigh, measure, bake and grill.

Enter Shalla Powell, a longtime family friend whom they hired as personal chef. At $30 an hour, she prepares three days’ worth of lunches and dinners that conform to the South Beach Diet’s low-fat, low-carb regimen.


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