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Private Chef

Casual family of 6 in Atherton, CA is seeking a talented and passionate chef to cook for them on a full-time basis. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing lunch and dinner 5 days a week. The four children are between the ages of 11 and 17 yrs. Chefs will cook simple lunches and dinners for the family, occasional entertaining. They enjoy a variety of cuisines-American, French, Asian, Mediterranean, etc.

The ideal candidate will be friendly, discreet, and able to juggle multiple tasks at once. Being flexible is the key for success with our client, it’s a busy household!

  • Full-Time
  • Live-Out
  • Thursday-Monday
  • Travel: (2-4 weeks per year)
  • Local chefs only
  • Start Date: ASAP

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Preparing interesting and healthy meals daily
  • Light entertaining
  • Travel to other homes
  • Grocery shopping for all food items
  • Leave healthy snacks in the refrigerator
  • Organize and manage the kitchen/food pantry
  • Kitchen sanitation/organization
  • Shopping for household supplies
  • Drive children-occasionally
  • Breakfast on Mondays and when traveling

Applicant Requirements:

  • Must be discreet, organized, and sensitive to client’s needs
  • Should be flexible-schedules change at a moment’s notice
  • Must have recent luxury restaurant & full-time private chef experience
  • Longevity in past positions
  • Able to work legally in the United States
  • Must be able to pass an in-depth background investigation
  • Must be able to willingly accommodate needs of the family


  • Health Insurance-100%
  • 2 Weeks’ Paid Vacation
  • Excellent Salary | DOE
  • Discretionary bonus

Six bunches of herbs on marble countertop: basil, spinach, rosemary, mint, thyme, rucola. From above shot


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