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Private Chef

Wonderful  family of 5 has an immediate need for a full-time Private Chef to prepare lunch and dinner in their fully- staffed, informal, Chevy Chase home.  Daily lunches and dinners are typically for 5-10 people, the family entertains regularly, usually groups of 6 -20 guests. The family prefers local, organic, and health-conscious foods which are prepared in a simple and delicious fashion; meals are usually served family style. Chefs should enjoy preparing a range of cuisines, Israeli, Moroccan, Indian, Asian, American, etc. Current dietary needs include: gluten and dairy-free.

Ideal candidates will be creative, warm, friendly, professional, and discreet. Our client will consider chefs who have 2+ years of full-time experience as a private chef and a history of success in reputable restaurants.

After an initial interview, qualified candidates will be scheduled for trial dinners and paid an hourly rate for the tastings. Longer trial periods will be requested for chefs who being strongly considered for the role.

  • Full-Time Private Chef
  • Monday-Friday: (Occasional weekends and late evenings)
  • Lunch and Dinner: Chef leaves dinner, the family serves themselves
  • Light Travel: Thanksgiving Week in Palm Beach, Florida
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • $5,000 Sign On Bonus

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Creating a variety of menus based on the season and preferences of family members
  • Prepare foods for family, friends, staff, Jewish holidays
  • Frequent small dinner parties, 6-8 larger events per year
  • Willing to work in a Kosher kitchen-no Kosher cooking experience required
  • Grocery shopping
  • Responsible for keeping a clean and organized kitchen throughout the meal preparation process
  • 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

 Applicant Requirements:

  • Able to work a flexible schedule which will change frequently, depending on the travel schedule of the family
  • Must have at least 2+ 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-depthbackground investigation
  • Must have excellent references from past employers
  • 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
  • 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


  • 150-175K | DOE
  • Paid Relocation
  • Health Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Vacation | Holidays
  • Discretionary BonusSix bunches of herbs on marble countertop: basil, spinach, rosemary, mint, thyme, rucola. From above shot


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