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Private Chef

Private Chef

Manhattan | Hamptons | Locust Valley

  • Full-Time Private Chef
  • Thursday-Monday(Tuesday and Wednesday Off)
  • Must be  currently living in NYC
  • Frequent Travel

Position Overview:

New York family seeks an excellent Private Chef to prepare and serve lunch and dinner in their New York homes. Lunches are typically for 5 people and dinners for 10-12 people. In addition, chef will be asked to prepare and serve meals for occasional upscale dinner parties, business meetings, out of town guests, etc. Ideal candidates will be very flexible, professional, discreet and have a mix of in-home and high-level restaurant experience. Our client will only consider local candidates at this time. The family prefers health-conscious, organic, foods which are prepared in a simple but elegant fashion; meals are plated and served by the chef. After an initial interview, qualified candidates will be scheduled for trial dinners and paid an hourly rate for the tastings. A full-time chef’s assistant is employed by the family.

The family is based in Manhattan but travels to their Hamptons and Locust Valley homes on weekends and holidays.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Creating a variety of menus based on the season and preferences of family members
  • Preparing high-level dinners as needed
  • Food/wine inventory control
  • Grocery shopping for all food/kitchen/supplies
  • Shopping for housekeeping and other household supplies
  • Responsible for keeping a clean and organized kitchen throughout the meal preparation process
  • Responsible for leaving the kitchen immaculate after mealtimes
  • Leave healthy snacks in the refrigerator
  • Prepare food for following days as needed
  • Organize and manage the kitchen
  • Chef should have a keen understanding of food/ kitchen sanitation
  • Setting the table/ professional table service
  • Stock main house and vacation houses with all beverages/supplies
  • Must be willing to take on additional duties when required: running errands, etc.

Applicant Requirements:

• Able to work a flexible schedule which will change frequently, depending on the travel schedule of the family
• Must have at least 3 years of luxury restaurant AND at least 2 years of experience working full-time for a prominent family/individual
• Able to work legally in the United States
• Must be able to pass an in-depth background investigation
• Valid driver’s license and good driving record-willing to use personal vehicle for work
• Must be able to willingly accommodate needs of the family-holiday work required
• Looking for candidates with a GREAT attitude who are able to interact in a professional and pleasant manner with the family and other on-site support staff


  • Excellent Salary, Depending On Experience
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Vacation



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