Posted - 24 Oct 2018

Location - UK


Exciting opportunity for a Private Chef (live-in or out) to join the household of a high-profile family of four residing close to Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire/Essex borders. 


The family have two young sons and only travel overseas around term time.  They have properties in the US and in Europe where accommodation will be provided when travelling.


We are looking for a TOP experienced Private Chef who is flexible with his/her weekly rota, as this high-profile couple have an ever-changing diary.


  • Style of food – creative English and European

  • Other staff: an Estates Director and his Assistant, PA/Private Secretary, Housekeeper and Assistant, Gardener, Children’s Tutor/Manny

  • Not required for Breakfast, only Lunches and Dinners

  • Required to shop, set up, cook and serve all meals (table to be laid with wine glasses, candles and flowers in the evening)

  • Knowledge of wines preferred

  • Working week to be discussed at interview

  • Possibly 5-6 days to include some weekends, very flexible

  • When travelling or working consecutive days, time off to be taken in lieu

  • Full UK driving licence required to carry out shopping (own car required)

  • Live-in or out, to be discussed, as a cottage is available if necessary with the job

  • Would probably best suit someone without too many commitments

  • Happy, professional type of person required to work in a vibrant, lively household

  • Confidentiality is extremely important


Accommodation will be provided when travelling, either in the family home or hotel nearby, or on the boat.  Must not suffer with sea sickness!


To start January 2019


Salary in the region of £45,000 - £55,000 depending upon experience.


Ref: EHS #2272


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