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Private chef required for a family of four living in St. John’s Wood, London

I am managing a placement for a private chef to cook for a family of four in their house located in St. John’s Wood, London. The family consists of 2 principals and their two children aged 12 and 16. The position is offered on a fulltime employed basis. You must currently be living in London within commutable distance to St. John’s Wood to apply for this position (no accommodation is available).

The family enjoys a mixture of international cuisines with a focus on Mediterranean and Pan Asian / fusion. The family enjoys a balanced and varied diet; and you will need to be skilled in preparing vegan plant-based dishes, and be creative to keep the menus fresh and exciting. The family dine out in restaurant regularly so the focus will be on preparing beautifully plated and exciting family style dishes. You will be responsible for preparing daily menus, shopping and cooking, and keeping your kitchen areas clean, tidy and well maintained. 

Your working schedule will be Monday to Friday 11.00am to 21.00pm. During this time, you will be preparing a vegan plant-based lunch, followed by snacks for the children when they return from school, and a family style dinner. Staff lunch is required for 4 people. Service times change daily so you must be flexible and able to adjust where necessary. You will be required to travel with the family to their property in the South of France for a 6-week period during the Summer. Your holiday period will be 28 days with a possibility of additional paid downtime if the family travel.

You must hold a European passport or have a valid work permit to apply for this job. As previously mentioned, you must currently be living in a commutable distance from St. John’s Wood, London.



  • Living in London & located in commutable distance to St. John’s Wood

  • Experienced in vegan plant-based diets

  • Passionate about healthy cooking

  • Experienced in Pan Asian and Mediterranean cuisine

  • Broad knowledge of additional cuisines

  • Flexible and able to adapt to schedule changes

  • Menu planning

  • Strong communication

  • Excellent work history and references

Salary & Benefits

  • Employed contractual full-time position

  • Salary £60,000 negotiable

  • 28 days holiday 

  • Weekends off

The location


Private Chef St John’s Wood #1119

£60,000 Neg