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Private Chef

 Private  Chef

Woodside | San Francisco | Martha’s Vineyard

***Longevity is very important to our client, we will not be able to present chefs who have been with their recent past employers for just 2-3 years. The ideal candidate is currently working for a family and has been with them at least 5+ years***
  • Full-Time
  • Live-Out(California)
  • Live-In(Martha’s Vineyard-3 Months In Summer)
  • Monday-Friday (Occasional Weekends)
  • Lunch and Dinner (Breakfast/Weekend Prep)

Client with Woodside and San Francisco residences is seeking a gifted and passionate Private Chef to cook lunch and dinner on a full-time basis. Applicants must be local to the San Francisco Bay Area and have at least 5 years’ experience working in a private residence and a solid work history in top-level restaurants. Candidates MUST have a significant amount of experience with gluten-free cooking!

The ideal candidate will be very calm, pleasant, discreet, self-confident, and punctual!

Position Overview:

The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing food 5 days a week for a busy single client. Chefs will cook high-level lunches and dinners for the client and be responsible for dinner parties of 2-16 guests-frequent entertaining!!  The principal enjoys a variety of cuisines-French, Asian, etc.. and appreciates a healthy diet high in protein and vegetables, low carbs-no allergies or severe dietary constraints.

The chef who is brought on will travel to both homes weekly, 2-3 days in each residence. The chef will be required to travel to Martha’s Vineyard three months every summer, accommodations will be provided in Massachusetts.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Creating menus for daily meals/frequent parties
  • Grocery shopping for all food items
  • Leave healthy snacks in the refrigerator
  • Leave breakfast prep and weekend food in the fridge
  • Organize and manage the kitchen/food pantry
  • Kitchen sanitation-chef MUST be VERY clean and organized
  • Travel to Martha’s Vineyard-3 months each summer

Applicant Requirements:

  • Must be discreet, organized, and sensitive to client’s needs
  • Should be flexible-schedules change at a moment’s notice
  • Submit weekly menus to client for approval
  • Must have at least 5 years of luxury restaurant AND in-home cooking experience
  • Able to work legally in the United States
  • Must be able to pass an in-depth background investigation
  • Should be able to gracefully accept constructive criticism-client has a very direct communication style
  • Must be able to willingly accommodate needs of the Principal


  • $120,000-$140,000-dependent on salary history and experience
  • Health Insurance 80/20 plan(after 90 days)
  • Paid Vacation
  • Salary Review (each January)


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