live in private chef jobs

Where can I find live in private chef jobs?

Live in chef jobs are rare but can be found using private recruitment agencies such as Perfect Household Staff and word of mouth.

Some families may agree to provide separate accommodation for especially distinguished chefs. We have various chef vacancies on our chefs jobs board and of course, our home chef service.

Our candidates are advised to search for professional private recruitment agencies on Google and keep up to date on various job boards such as: Indeed or LinkedIn and Gumtree as well as using your social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

How to secure a live in private chef job?

Live in private chef jobs are secured by experienced professional chefs with similar experience in their CV. Ensuring that you highlight your experience and passion in your CV is important.

This registration page outlines our private chef agency's minimal requirements for registration. Please ensure to upload all of the required documents prior to your interview with a recruitment consultant.

We strongly recommend that you spend some time tweaking your CV to match the live in chef job requirements and do not cut corners by email in a generic version.

Perfect Household Staff recruitment consultants will not be checking your references if you have not applied for one of our live in chef vacancies or given them consent to do so.

A portfolio can be attached with your registration which should contain some photographs and menu plans from previous roles.

What happens during the interview stage?

Whether you choose to interview online or at one of our London offices, we will ensure to be flexible enough to book an interview at a time convenient for you. On average, an interview will normally take around 30 minutes.

We will ask you about your experience and passion in relation to being a chef. Our recruiters will be interested in your personality and what drives you to be the best. Your specialist skills and educational background is important to us and your future employers.

Whether your professional experience comes from private properties or renowned restaurants, we need to hear about it.

It is important to structure the interview in a way that displays your knowledge and high level experience. Whether you have worked abroad, on a private yacht, plain or served in a distinguished family, it is important for us to know.

Talking about a negative experiences during the interview.

We know that live in chef jobs can be demanding which is why, we need to hear about all of your experiences. Tell us how you dealt with challenging situations.

There is always a way to turn a negative in to a positive and we want to learn about how you manage a busy and demanding job.

Any questions which you have about a live in chef job must be asked during the interview and before your CV is submitted to the client. 

Some candidates change their mind at the last minute which puts both the employer and the agency in a difficult situation. Changing your mind at the last minute will never be looked at in a positive way and therefore it is paramount that candidates find out all the information that they can before the agency submits their CV.

Why chose a private live in chef job?

Although live in chef jobs can be very demanding and you may be required to work flexible hours, they offer outstanding experience, a high salary and a place to live near to the principal.

Often a live in chef vacancy can have additional duties such as cleaning the kitchen and serving at the table. Some live in chefs are hired in order to help with the security aspect of a countryside property.

We have found that live in couple jobs will often have chef duties included and being a part of a professional domestic staff couple can give you an advantage in securing this job.

Benefits of private live in chef jobs:

As in any job, there are benefits and disadvantages in a private live in chef job. Below you can see some of the advantages to working in a private chef, live in role:

  • Structured Working Day
  • Contract of Employment
  • Annual Holiday Allowance
  • No Travel to Work
  • Job Security
  • Excellent Accommodation
  • Bills Included
  • Work Vehicle
  • Excellent Salary

The types of chef jobs we offer:

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*Candidate registration takes around 15 minutes*

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To find out more about how we can help you to find the perfect chef job, please contact Perfect Household Staff by clicking here to email or phoning: +44 20 3318 4468. Alternatively please register with us by choosing an option below:

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