Live in or Live out Private Chef required in South Kensington. Start ASAP. Salary £55,000 – £65,000 GPA

Start:  ASAP

Family consists of two adults and two children aged 5 and 2 years old.

Location: South Kensington and the New Forrest

Live in/Out : Live in or live out. Ensuite bedroom provided.

Days: 5 Days flexible. Ideally Thursday – Monday

Hours: 10 – 12 hours

Salary: £55,000 – £65,000 GPA

Driver: Not essential. Car can be provided.

A private chef is sought after by a family of 4 who are predominantly based in South Ken and also spend the school holidays in their Country home in the New Forrest.  The role can be live in or live out. When in the countryside the Chef will need to live in and can take the car for their days off or be dropped back in London.

This role does require a candidate who can offer flexibility with their work schedule, you will be required to work 5 days per week and this will include weekends. The family like fresh and healthy food such as Mediterranean salads, fresh fish and Italian food.



  • Preparing meals for the family. They enjoy informal family meals however when entertaining guests you may need to prepare dinner party food.
  • Plan menus
  • Grocery shopping and sourcing ingredients
  • Cleaning the kitchen after your shift. The family have two Housekeepers who will also assist in this.


Candidate requirements:

  • As mentioned the ideal candidate needs to be happy with a flexible working week and not be phased when plans change or additional people come for dinner
  • You need to be creative with your menus
  • It is essential that you take pride in the kitchen, working in a clean and tidy way
  •  Prepare breakfast lunch and dinner.
  • Plan menus –They enjoy a mix of cuisines, but have a strong preference for Italian and Mediterranean dishes
  • Cater for occasional dinner parties
  • Food shopping
  • Clean the kitchen


Candidate requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will be able to cook a range of dishes that are light and healthy, and be open to trying new recipes
  • You must be happy to travel with the family to their country home. Overseas travel is optional
  • Take pride in your cooking and food presentation as well as in your workspace.



To apply for this job email your details to

Bambino and Butler