LIVE-IN TRAVELLING PRIVATE CHEF – LONDON & LA


Reference Number
LF153
City
London
Country
United Kingdom
Salary From
£60000.00
Salary To
£80000.00
Salary Period
annum
Job Type
Permanent
Job Hours
Full-time
Internal ID
964
Vacancy Category
Private household

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LIVE-IN TRAVELLING PRIVATE CHEF – LONDON & LA

A fantastic opportunity has come up for an experienced Live-in Private Chef to support an on-the-go ultra-high net worth individual based at both their London & Los Angeles residences. Summers will predominantly be spent in London with winters in Los Angeles including travel back and forth. Our client is looking for a dynamic individual, passionate about paleo cooking and preparing clean, nutritious, yet versatile and creative meals & snacks. The ability to adhere to strict dietary requirements whilst producing beautifully presented and delicious meals will be a key skill for this role.

You will mainly be cooking for the Principal but should be prepared for larger parties of guests on occasion, and to cook simple meals for the small team of household staff. This is a traveling position, thus requiring a fully flexible Chef, able to adapt to changing environments and settings.

When based in any of the various homes, you will be responsible for sourcing and purchasing high- quality ingredients, as well as planning a variety of menus for the client to choose from. The client enjoys entertaining a few times a week, and you will be required to cater to up to 15 guests at least once a month.

This is a live-in role with all travel expenses included. Working days will be Monday to Saturday generally, however days and hours vary according to the principals’ schedule.

DUTIES TO INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

- Menu planning in line with the principals’ preferences
- Preparing beautifully presented, & delicious meals in accordance with the principal’s tastes including paleo
- Food ordering and liaising with other staff on deliveries
- Sourcing high-quality ingredients
- Maintaining hygiene standards to the highest level
- Maintaining daily communication with the principal regarding requests for meals and any requirements for the kitchen and/or food preparation
- Grocery shopping and maintaining accounts, building relationships with local suppliers
- Waste management
- Food quality control
- Managing stock-take


ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

- Prior experience as a Private Chef working for high-net-worth clients
- Fully flexible to travel up to 50% of the time
- Ability to prepare delicious meals whilst adhering to healthy, nutritious cooking
- Good knowledge of ingredients and where to source the best produce
- Strong technical ability is essential
- Hands-on approach
- Strict hygiene procedures
- Highly organised, motivated, and proactive
- Trustworthy, reliable, and discreet
- Flexible in terms of working days/hours and willing to travel with the client
- Eligibility to live and work in the UK. Assistance will be provided to process a visa for time spent in the USA
- Well-presented, proactive, discreet, and patient
- Team player with a ‘can-do’ attitude
- Cool and calm, able to respond well under pressure
- Full, clean driving license
- Excellent checkable references

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