Sardinia and South of France
SEASONAL TRAVELLING CHEF
September to mid-November
South of France and Sardinia
Essential Requirements: Previous private household experience essential, French speaker.
Top calibre, Michelin standard chef, who enjoys producing a really varied, eclectic and creative repertoire of superbly presented, healthy food for these wonderful, long term “Hutchinson’s” clients in their worldwide homes – South of France and Sardinia.
Candidates must have a good level of French to be able to communicate with vendors, shopkeepers, etc.
Our clients experience the best of the best and expects that of their chef. They have nouvelle cuisine palates and expect high standards of cuisine and presentation.
The chef needs not be work shy, as this is a busy job so candidates should be energetic. You must be willing to adapt your cooking to suit their very refined palates and demanding tastes.
This is a wonderful opportunity for a dynamic and creative chef. Previous employees of these clients return to us again and again saying that these are most rewarding employers to work for. Full staff is employed in each of the fabulous residences.
This is a seasonal job from September to mid-November. Strictly non-smokers only. Negotiable salary based on experience. Accommodation provided in all locations. (HU2430B)
TRAVELLING CHEF (LIVE-OUT)
Essential Requirements: Previous private house experience, team-player, good knowledge of Italian cuisine, menu planning, flexible to travel extensively.
An exciting opportunity for a London based chef to work alongside a team of well-established chefs for an UNHNW family based in London with worldwide travel.
This is a highly recommended position for a chef that is eager to evolve and to continuously develop and enhance your skillset.
The family are “foodies” and enjoy a wide range of cuisine. Good knowledge and experience in Italian cooking is a bonus. Cooking is mainly for the family and their guests.
The kitchens are all well-organised and structured. You will be a part of team of chefs and will be involved in the menu planning, sourcing, provisioning and creating well-presented and flavourful cuisine.
Must be flexible to travel throughout the year to include approximately 2 months in the summer to the USA. 5 day working week with flexibility particularly when travelling. Previous private house experience is essential. Accommodation provided when travelling. Negotiable salary based on experience. (HU3861)
A foodie family of six requires a passionate and very experienced chef to cook lunch, dinner, and snacks for them on a daily basis. The family employ several staff (housekeepers, nannies, etc.) and occasionally so the chef should be comfortable cooking for up to 10 at each meal.
The Lebanese family loves fresh and simple food with a touch of originality across a wide range of cuisines. They will appreciate a chef who can create a healthy and balanced diet for each week ensuring the meals are varied and also provide healthy snacks for the entire family to enjoy a few times each week. Four members of the family are gluten free and thus it is essential the chef has knowledge of how to cater for this special diet. Two of the children will also need packed lunches prepared for them daily. It is especially important that the chef loves children and is able to cater for them ensuring they are interested in what they are eating.
The hygiene conscious chef will also be in charge of keeping the kitchen immaculate and fully provisioned. Entertaining is varied and can range from twice per week to once every six months.
Six days per week. Salary negotiable depending on experience circa £45,000-65,000. No accommodation
Strong Nutritional Background with passion for dietary cuisine.
Passionate about real, wholesome, and nutritious food.
Highly trained with ability to balance extensive culinary expertise with nutritional science and a person who understands the unique perspective on the direct relationship between diet and wellbeing, with the philosophy that good food and good nutrition go together.
A person who values the importance of seasonality, local product, and high-quality, natural ingredients - thus bringing a culinary experience that is both healthy and highly enjoyable.
Able to run and manages a small team of F&B production.
Excellent single accommodation. car, petrol, housing, mobile, medical, annual paid 30 days holidays and other related benefits.
Previous high-level experience essential and salary in the region of £5,000 tax free per month depending upon previous experience.
Gstaad and Saint - Jean - Cap-Ferrat
Fluent German Speaker Essential.
Wonderful position for an immaculately groomed, specialist Italian chef, with outstanding presentation and Nouvelle cuisine sized portions, to cook for an elegant, mature German lady, with homes in Gstaad and Saint Jean Cap Ferrat; approximately 6 months spent in each residence.
The lady is a VVIP with an exquisite palate and entertains at the very highest level on a small scale.
Chef must present in immaculate whites daily and keep his or her kitchen and equipment spotlessly clean.
Absolutely TOP salary for a chef who is Classically Italian Trained/Experienced at the highest level.
Previous private residence experience preferred and excellent references. Superb single accommodation on offer. Top Salary. (HU3498)
A daily cook/assistant house manager/butler for an International Businessman and Partner required to join a small housekeeping team reporting to the existing House Manager in caring for the Principals and ensuring the continual smooth running of their household, as well as meal preparation. This is a hands-on role that requires involvement in all aspects including, cooking, supporting the house manager, occasional housekeeping, driving and valeting when required. A passion for food and wine will assist in having a good relationship with the Principal. You must have an innate desire to excel in all aspects of your job, a meticulous eye for detail and a willingness to learn from others and conform to the Principal’s exacting standards and requirements. Your confident personality means you are able to take control of situations but also get on well with and work well with others. You will be well-presented at all times and highly organised, someone who can be proactive when necessary but also happy to take specific direction when required by the Principal. You will benefit from a role that is very busy and diverse, whilst enjoying the reasonable hours.
Kitchen Duties: Great in the Kitchen - enthusiastic & knowledgeable about food & quality ingredients. Cook simple but high-quality meals in line with the Principal’s taste and requirements. Provisioning top quality fresh ingredients for when the Principal cooks themselves. Occasional cooking for dinners for up to 12 guests. Occasional cooking for receptions and cocktail parties for up to 50 people.
Assistance to House Manager: You will assist with general household duties, working alongside the House Manager and Housekeeper to ensure continual upkeep of residences. Managing smart home systems, alarm systems etc - must be technologically savvy, past experience is desirable. Formal Table service & setting (on occasion). Serving refreshments/drinks Wardrobe Management - organising, inventory and care, willing to be trained up to and work to the Principal’s specifications. Packing/unpacking including laundry and pressing. Travelling ahead/behind or with the household to set up/close down the residence. Caring for valuable possessions such as antiques, china, wine cellar - Polishing and cleaning silver and fine crystal. Light housekeeping and general maintenance duties when required. General administrative tasks and running of errands.
It is essential that you are fluent in French and English, have previous experience in a private household as well as Clean driving license. Must be computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Office as well as knowledge of Apple products. We require a refined, polite, capable, dependable candidate who is reliable, calm and trustworthy. Negotiable salary based on experience. (HU3530)
Essential Requirements: Previous private house experience, international repertoire of cuisine, kitchen management, fluent English and Arabic
An experienced and talented chef is required by a VIP family in Doha, Qatar, to provide fresh, nutritious and seasonal food for two adults and four children, with occasional guests.
Supervising two other chefs it is imperative that all food is beautifully presented and that special attention is given to ensuring variety and nutritional balance. Of particular performance is the ability to provide a variety of dishes to appeal to the children.
The following skills/experience are required:
Salary will be negotiable with a generous allowance for transport and accommodation. Six-day week with one month vacation a year and a return ticket. Candidates must be fluent in English and Arabic. (HU3945)
Near Woodstock, Oxfordshire
Near Woodstock, Oxfordshire
A super job for an Overseas Royal Family set in a glorious Country Estate, close to Woodstock, Oxfordshire. Ideally for a freelance chef looking for an annual guaranteed contract of 132days per annum broadly split between support to major visits by the Principal, minor visits by the Principal’s dependents, shoots and administration/servicing of the kitchen.
The property is the part residence of an eminent, Westernised and delightful Royal Family from the Middle East, who visit periodically throughout the year, but rarely for more than one week at a time, with a full travelling entourage.
This is a high-profile role, where eminent shooting guests are invited to the 20 days shooting throughout the season. Hearty British Fare is required on shoot days for reasonably large numbers, but the family will also enjoy eating a variety of dishes from around the globe and so your repertoire should be wide and your presentation superb.
The kitchens must always be ready to receive the family within a couple of days, so management of stock, top level cleanliness throughout floors, utensils, cookers, ovens, fridges, freezers, worksurfaces etc. is essential. Ability to liaise and integrate with the household team and lead the kitchen staff, being able to take instruction from the Principal’s Kitchen Operatives.
A full-time person could possibly be considered, but you would have to be able to cope with very quiet periods and then frantically busy ones, so we feel this role might well suit a candidate that has worked in a part residence previously, who can cope under pressure but enjoys down time too and wants the comfort of having a permanent contract for these lovely clients. Excellent salary in the region of £55,000 for the 132 days. Accommodation may be available if required when working. (HU3832)
DAILY PRIVATE CHEF
An excellent position for an experienced private chef to work for a private family of four based in North London.
The family require a chef with good nutritional knowledge. They enjoy healthy, well-balanced cuisine that is beautifully presented and flavourful.
You will be required to provide breakfast, lunch and dinner daily and will also be required to shop, provision and menu plan. The family entertain on occasion, so there will be times you are cooking for guests as well.
Full time position that does include weekend work. Negotiable salary based on experience. 5-day working week with varying hours.(HU3926)
SOUTH of FRANCE BETWEEN MONACO & NICE
Large private Estate with 2 separate properties ( 2 separate owners) requires an energetic, flexible, experienced chef. Full time, long term housekeeping staff are in post and additional staff are available during the season. The season starts around Easter and ends towards the end of September, with the peak season of July and August absolutely full on with family and guests in residence. November to April is relatively quiet. The chef needs to be capable of good fresh Mediterranean cuisine for large numbers, during the season breakfast, lunch and dinners for up to 35 people. You will be responsible for menu planning, provisioning, stock control and overall care of the kitchen. During the season, additional staff are available to assist. (HU3509B)
Driver essential and strictly non-smokers. TOP Salary negotiable depending on previous experience. Accommodation provided, Sorry no dependants, ideally no pets, although a small well behaved dog may be considered.
Virginia Water, Surrey
Our client requires an experienced and professional chef with expertise in vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free cooking. Cooking will be for a family of four, including 2 children (12 & 13) who are at boarding school and come home on Sundays and every other weekend. Candidates will be required to plan menus according to the Employer’s needs and dietary restrictions. Menus should be organic, always home-made, and fresh with nothing pre-prepared, as well as creative and innovative. You will be required to maintain a high level of presentation, including proper formal and informal place settings and service. Additional duties will include managing stock and organising the kitchen, shopping for and ordering food and kitchen supplies, maintaining the kitchen including all equipment, appliances, supplies, the bar, banquette seating areas, the wine room and the butler’s pantry to a superior level of cleanliness and hygiene. You will also be required to plan and prepare food for parties, holiday meals, luncheons, special functions, and events for up to 16 guests. Candidates must be excellent communicators, willing to work as part of team, and flexible while ensuring a safe working environment. 5-day working week with Sundays and Mondays off. Hours are 10am to approximately 9pm. The family have four dogs so you must be pet friendly. Travel required during Christmas (USA) and the summer (Italy). Driver essential. (car available for work). Single all-found accommodation, separate modern lodge house. Previous private house is essential as well as longevity in previous roles, minimum of 3 years. Salary negotiable based on experience.
RESIDENTIAL COOK-/CHEF/LIGHT HOUSEKEEPER Highgate, London N6 full time 5 DAY WEEK.
Essential Requirements -Very good nutritional background in Gluten and fat free cooking and baking and able to cater to special diet.
Long Term Hutchinson’s client with a very large, high-tech, and modern apartment in Highgate is looking for a super nutritionally experienced Cook/Chef.
A daily housekeeper of many years is employed and a Household Manager.
The client travels a great deal and is away for approximately 4/5 months each year.
Our client is looking for an experienced special diet chef/cook who is familiar with gluten and dairy free, low-fat diet.
Duties will include, provisioning, taking total care of the kitchen and producing a very good level of simple, but well-cooked and nicely presented dishes, using fresh, seasonal ingredients. The client enjoys fish and fresh vegetables, with pulses, black rice, and quinoa salads etc.
You will provide one main evening meal, occasionally a very light lunch. The client likes to have home baked cakes available for visitors and so you will need to have experience baking with different types of flour – gluten free and low fat.
You will be required to care for the kitchen to an immaculate standard. Some light housekeeping duties required. This job involves weekend work, however the lady travels for between 4 to 6 months of each year and then weekends off may be taken.
The working hours will be approx. 11.30 to 7pm when the client is in residence, unless a dinner party is planned and then time off in lieu to be taken. Excellent salary negotiable for the right person together with a really lovely 2 bedroom apartment. ASAP START (HU3573)
An experienced private chef was placed at a private residence by Hutchinsons.
The candidate was required to have good private house experience along with Kosher kitchen experience and flexibility.
Both the client and the candidate were happy with the placement.
An experienced and flexible Assistant Chef has been placed at a Private Residence in North London.
The candidate will be required to work alongside the Head Chef providing daily meals with a focus on Vegan and Nutritional Cuisine.
The candidate achieved a top negotiable salary and is very excited and enthusiastic about this new position.
Hutchinsons has successfully placed an experienced private chef to work on a contract basis for an active Diplomat in London. The candidate will be required to create healthy meals on a day-to-day basis as well as preparing and cooking more complex dishes for high profile guests with the highest standard possible.
A competitive salary was achieved for this private chef role.
Hutchinsons successfully placed a highly experienced chef/ nutritionist for a family of four based in their residence in Hampstead.
The applicant provides superb nutritional knowledge and has the ability to cater for special diets, restrictions and allergies while keeping the food flavourful, beautifully presented and well-balanced.
In addition, the family required the applicant to be knowledgeable about working in a Kosher kitchen.
A top salary was provided to the applicant.
Hutchinsons found the perfect candidate for this lovely live out chef position in Surrey.
The successful applicant was required to provide healthy, fresh and imaginative family meals, that focused on French/European cuisine.
A competitive salary was negotiated.