Daily Private Chef (with travel)

Geneva, Switzerland

Full Time


Negotiable based on experience

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Geneva, Switzerland with travel 
Essential Requirements:  Previous Private House Experience, Drivers Licence, Fluent English and French speaker

An exciting new position has arisen for international clients who have worldwide residences in Europe and North America.  Of paramount importance is your cooking training, experience, and ability to work “natural” food and holistic mindset around menu planning. 

Normally cooking is for the family, but there will be occasions when small functions and parties will take place.  We seek a skilled chef with a wide knowledge of special diets, vegetarian, and vegan cuisines.  Somebody who is dedicated and dynamic in the role, with a creative mind and the ability to really stretch themselves to cater for this highly discerning couple.  Flexibility is key as the clients are both extremely busy businesspeople and eating times can vary on a day-to-day basis. 

Responsibilities include preparing meals for events that are hosted in the Family’s homes, such as small dinner parties or special events, locating specialty items, such as organic or gluten-free products, and maintaining detailed records of the Family’s food allergies and dietary restrictions. Sourcing local and seasonal products, working in symbiosis with the gardeners on organizing the vegetable garden, collecting fresh eggs from the chicken coop, organizing suppliers list, working together with the household team in the smooth running of the house.

Ultimately, a top-notch Personal Chef should be able to handle criticism from the Family as well as demonstrate exceptional communication, time management, and dedicated service skills at all times.

Responsibilities will include

  • Weekly meeting with the owner and/or manager to determine their meal plans, preferences, specifications, food allergies, and dietary restrictions.
  • Preparing customized holistic meal plans based on their preferences, specifications, and dietary needs.
  • Shopping for meal ingredients as well as necessary kitchen tools and equipment.
  • Inspecting meal ingredients before making purchases to ensure that they are of the highest quality.
  • Preparing meals in the Family’s kitchens in accordance with food health and safety regulations.
  • Cleaning and sanitizing work areas before and after meal preparation. Taking care of all the Kitchen cleaning including washing up, pots and pans, etc.
  • Appropriately storing ingredients and food, packaging and labeling prepared meals that are to be consumed at a later date.
  • Working together with the household team(s) in the smooth running of the house(s)


  • Proven culinary experience.
  • Sound knowledge of different cuisines as well as food health and safety regulations.
  • A strong understanding of nutrition.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Team player.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Driver’s license required. Boat driving license a plus.
  • EU Passport
  • Fluent English and French speaker. German would be a bonus.
  • Non-smoker

Top negotiable salary based on experience. Live out position, accommodation provided when travelling.   (HU3694)




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