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Pampered Chef Company & Business Opportunity Review

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Pampered Chef Company & Business Opportunity Review

Pampered Chef Review

Company Pampered Chef
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Founded 1980
Latest Review Date
In-Company Contact Call: (888) OUR-CHEF (687-2433)


Company Description:

The Pampered Chef, founded in 1980, is a direct seller of high quality kitchen tools. At in-home Cooking Shows, The Pampered Chef’s Independent Consultants help guests try products, prepare and sample recipes, and learn quick and easy food preparation techniques and entertaining tips. The Pampered Chef is committed to to help families gather together at mealtimes by developing kitchen tools, providing cooking tips and creating recipes that suit busy lifestyles. The Pampered Chef’s product line of more than 300 items includes cookware, cutlery, cookbooks, stoneware and pantry products.

Key Products & Services:

Products: Pampered Chef’s product line includes nearly 500 offerings, with 90% of those products exclusive to Pampered Chef.

Test Kitchens: Pampered Chef’s Test Kitchens are committed to developing timesaving tools, tips and recipes that enhance mealtime and suit busy lifestyles. A staff of home economists, food scientists, chefs and dieticians develop, test and edit more than 300 recipes per year. Pampered Chef is continually expanding its recipe and product collection to align with top flavor, ingredient and lifestyle trends.

Distribution: Products are sold primarily through in-home cooking demonstrations known as cooking shows (1 million are held in the United States each year).

Compensation Plan

There are nine main ranks in the Pampered Chef consultant plan.

  1. Consultant
  2. Senior consultant
  3. Team Lead
  4. Director
  5. Advanced Director
  6. Senior Director
  7. Executive Director
  8. Senior Executive Director
  9. National Executive Director

Each of these nine ranks have different requirements in order to achieve the rank. Once you start to get higher up in rank you will find that your personal sales requirements go up along with the number of Pampered Chef consultants that have to be in your downline in order for you to progress and make more money with the Pampered Chef Comp plan.

You will enjoy several bonuses along the way as well. There are monetary bonuses along with Pampered Chef product credits. Starting at the Advanced Director rank, you must have a total of $12,000 or more within your entire organization per month.

Team sales don’t come into effect until you reach the rank of a Team leader and then beyond that the personal and team sales must equal $5,750.00 per month.

Each Pampered Chef Consultant can has several different requirements that they must meet in order to stay at that rank.The requirements to stay active vary at each rank within the Pampered Chef Comp Plan.

The requirements are:

  • Personal Sales
  • Personal Team Sales
  • Personal Team Actives (The # of active Pampered Chef dealers in your downline)
  • Qualified Director Teams (The number of teams and an Advanced Director and beyond that you need)
  • Organization Sales

The Bonuses that you can earn as a Pampered Chef consultant vary and can be any of the following:

  • Recruiting Bonus- Consists of Pampered Chef product credit
  • Monthly Active Bonus
  • 2nd Generation Director bonus
  • 2nd Generation General Director Leadership Deviation Bonus
  • Executive Director Car Allowance – up to $900 / month

Overrides are given to Pampered Chef consultants on their own sales and their downline sales. You can get overrides from personal sales, direct recruit sales, indirect recruits (this is not common in mlm companies so this is an extra), Team and personal overrides.

The Leadership Overrides for being a good leader are also available on the 1st generation, 2nd generation director, 2nd generation teams and the 3rd generation once you hit the Executive Director rank and more.

The highest rank you can achieve in the Pampered Chef Compensation plan is the National Executive Director which requires $200,000 per month in organizational sales.

Company News

Press Release | 10/28/2014

ADDISON, Ill., Oct 27, 2014 — The Pampered Chef, Ltd., a Berkshire Hathaway company, today announced that it has appointed Tracy Britt Cool as Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1, 2014.

Cool, 30, has been with Berkshire Hathaway for five years, serving as Financial Assistant to the Chairman. In this role, her responsibilities included conducting investment research, analyzing acquisition opportunities, and advising Berkshire Hathaway subsidiaries in various industries. Cool will continue to serve as chairman of Berkshire Hathaway companies Benjamin Moore, Larson-Juhl, and Oriental Trading Company, and will remain on the board of the H.J. Heinz Company.

“I am honored and delighted to lead The Pampered Chef,” said Cool. “I’m passionate about this great company and its ability to improve the lives of our consultants and customers with our innovative products and empowering business opportunities. I look forward to working with the team to ensure The Pampered Chef is positioned to continue enriching the lives of all those who are a part of this wonderful organization for decades to come.”



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