Role: Chef

Days: 5-6 days per week

Hours: 7am – 3pm

Location: Holland Park, West London

Salary: £45,000 – £65,000 gross per annum (Depending on qualifications/training, skills, and experience)

Contract: Permanent

Start: ASAP

We are recruiting for a Chef to cover the morning shift within a fully staffed private household on in Holland Park, West London.

Your role will be to provide breakfast then assist the other full-time Chef preparing high quality nutritionally balanced dishes consistently for the family of five, including three young children. Your contracted hours will be 7am – 3pm 5-6 days per week, the family travel during school holidays so time of in lieu will be granted for any overtime worked. You will not be expected to travel overseas with the family.

The family would like a Chef who is confident to serve the family at the table.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified chef, exceptionally talented, flexible, service orientated with excellent communication skills, and passionate about preparing the highest quality dishes. You will have an excellent level of knowledge regarding nutrition, current food/health trends and specialist diets.

This is a fantastic position for a Chef who likes to start their working day earlier and finish earlier.

The family are moving to a larger property in 2021which is currently under renovation. The family have two dogs so you must be pet friendly.

Interviewing now for an ASAP start. Following a successful interview a 1-2 day paid trial will be requested.


  • Prepare and cook nutritionally balanced meals for the family on a daily basis
  • Prepare snacks for the children
  • Prepare staff meals
  • Assist the other full-time Chef
  • Cater for private functions and dinner parties at the residence
  • Source and purchase the highest quality ingredients
  • Meal and menu planning
  • Food budgeting
  • Ensure the kitchen is kept organised and immaculate
  • Liaise with suppliers

In order to be considered for this role you must;

  • Possess (or be willing to get) an up to date DBS check
  • Have 5+ years’ experience working as a Chef within a private household on a permanent contract
  • Possess formal culinary training and qualifications
  • Have previous experience working in Michelin Star establishments
  • Possess an excellent black book of food suppliers in London
  • Have excellent contactable references
  • Possess a valid passport