Portico's Case Studies

Portico Inc.'s Case Studies describe actual Client Engagements while protecting the Client's confidentiality. The purpose of each Case Study is to provide insight regarding Portico Inc.'s methodology for recruiting and training. Case Studies identify the following:


  • The problem or challenge

  • The consultation process to identify objectives

  • The resulting Action Plan

  • The execution of the plan

  • The results

  • Evaluation of  the engagement based against initial objectives


Bay Area Household Manager

"During the spring of 2018, Portico Inc. was contacted by a San Francisco Bay Area family who sought a Household Manager to manage a 15,000 square foot home..."  Read More

Private Chef for Muskoka Cottage

"During the summer of 2018, Portico Inc. received a late morning call from the Household Manager for a prominent Toronto family. The family was seeking an experienced Private Chef for their cottage who had a broad repertoire as well as a thorough understanding of what it takes to successfully work in a Private Kitchen..."   Read More

Bespoke Housekeeper Training in Philadelphia Area

"In the summer of 2017, Portico Inc. received a call from a homeowner in the Philadelphia area. The family had just moved into a 20,000 square foot home and had hired a new team of three housekeepers. The housekeepers were part of a larger domestic staff team that consisted of a  Private Chef, Driver and a Personal Assistant who took on some Household Management tasks. The family did not have a Household Manager..."   Read More

Dedicated Corporate Flight Attendant

"During the spring of 2018, Portico Inc. was contacted by a prominent Household Manager based in Toronto. The “ask”? Can you help us find an experienced Corporate Flight Attendant that understands luxury and has culinary skills?"   Read More

Cottage Season Elder Caregiver

"During the summer of 2018, Portico Inc. was contacted by a Client who thought there was no solution to their request. The Client required a qualified Elder Caregiver for a temporary period to attend to the needs of a friend of the family who would be a guest at the family cottage."    Read More

Household Staff Consultation in Toronto

"During the summer of 2018, Portico Inc. was contacted by a Toronto family who had just lost their primary housekeeper due to retirement after 25-years’ of dedicated service. The family realized that their 25,000 square foot household was at an inflection point and that other staffing models should be considered..."   Read More



Positions We Place
  • Housekeepers

  • Cook/Housekeepers

  • Executive Housekeepers

  • Nannies

  • Laundresses

  • Elder Caregivers

  • Personal Assistants

  • Office Butlers

  • House Managers

  • Private Chefs

  • Butlers (Household & Corporate)

  • Domestic Couples

  • Estate Couples

  • Chauffeurs

  • Companions

  • Corporate Flight Attendants


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