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Private Chef

Atherton family of 6 is seeking a skilled Private Chef to join their team. The chef must have extensive experience with macrobiotic cooking! Chef will prepare family lunches, dinners, and occasional upscale dinner parties.  Ideal candidates will be very discreet, warm, cheerful, and have a mix of in-home and high-level restaurant experience.

  • Live-out
  • Monday-Friday (Occasional weekends)
  • Local candidates only

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Creating a variety of menus based on the season and preferences of family members
  • Preparing school lunches for the children, cooking for household staff
  • Leaving prepared breakfast foods in the refrigerator for following day
  • Preparing high-level dinners as needed
  • Food/wine inventory control
  • Grocery shopping for all food/kitchen/supplies
  • 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/table service
  • Stock house with all beverages/supplies

Applicant Requirements:

  • Able to work a flexible schedule-occasional weekend parties
  • Must have extensive experience with macrobiotic cooking
  • Comfortable working in a busy home with children and pets(no pet allergies please)
  • 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
  • Valid driver’s license and  clean driving record-willing to use personal vehicle for work
  •  Must be able to willingly accommodate needs of the family


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