On-site Position in Atherton, CA
Full Time (40 hours/week), Non-Exempt/Hourly.
Work Hours: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm (Weekend availability and flexibility required)
$50 – $82/hour, DOE. (Non-Exempt/Hourly)
Discretionary Bonus (Up to 20%)
Paid Vacation, Sick Days
Paid Meal Breaks
Regular Reviews & Advancement Opportunities
Unique opportunity for a creative and dedicated Private Chef, skilled in the art of preparing a wide variety of cuisines, with a preference for Asian fusion. Our ideal candidate enjoys using high-quality seasonal ingredients to craft healthy meals in a private family home. If you’re seeking a dynamic role allowing creativity, and the opportunity to shape a residential culinary program, we invite you to apply.
Prepare daily meals for the family and guests, including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and any other requests.
Ensure the use of fresh and healthy ingredients, and avoid processed or pre-made foods.
Lead kitchen operations, encompassing budgeting, sourcing, menu planning, groceries ordering, inventory management, and meal preparation.
Develop diverse, tailored menus four weeks in advance, catering to specific dietary needs, family preferences, and incorporating seasonal ingredients.
Prepare fresh, nutritious meals and bakery items, prioritizing high-quality, locally sourced ingredients.
Manage all aspects of kitchen maintenance. Regularly inspect and maintain all kitchen wares and equipment for optimal functionality.
Maintain a clean & organized kitchen during/after meal preparation. Clean as you go.
Uphold stringent standards of health, hygiene, sanitation, safety, and food storage.
Coordinate with other household staff for seamless meal preparations and events, including planning menus and creating new recipes.
Establish and maintain relationships with local and regional food purveyors.
Minimum 7+ years of chef experience, preferably in Michelin-rated/fine dining establishments and private families, backed by a culinary degree or certificate.
Proficiency in diverse cuisine styles; Asian fusion dishes are a plus.
Flexible in work schedules, including weekends and holiday shifts.
Capable of maintaining confidentiality and catering to a wide range of dietary preferences and restrictions.
Comfortable with technology, including iPhone, MacBook, and Google Suites.
Reliable, deadline-oriented, and able to work well as part of a residence team.
Exceptional professional service with a respectful communication style, alongside understanding boundaries and maintaining discretion.
Capable of performing a range of physical activities in the kitchen, including lifting up to 40 lbs and distinguishing flavors and aromas accurately.
Good spatial awareness and ability to move efficiently in the workplace, handling various kitchen tasks with care and consideration.
Knowledge of California sanitation regulations and Food ServSafe certification.
US work authorization without visa sponsorship, and ability to pass extensive background checks.
Possession of a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
Up-to-date Covid-19 (with booster if eligible) and Influenza vaccinations.
OUR CORE VALUES:
Principals’ First: Always put our principals’ needs and interests first.
Learn from mistakes: Admit mistakes upfront. Learns and grows from mistakes.
Conscientious: Attention to detail. Finishes duties mindfully, effectively, and promptly.
Dedication: Shows a deep commitment to the role and the company.
Accountable: Takes ownership of tasks and completes thorough due diligence.
Independent: Thinks and acts independently. Able to be self-taught and keep improving.
Resilience: Never complains or shies away from work. Welcome harsh feedback and can thrive under pressure.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: $104,000.00 – $170,000.00 per year
Paid time off
8 hour shift
Supplemental pay types:
Weekly day range:
Monday to Friday
People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply
Ability to commute/relocate:
Atherton, CA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Work Location: In person