Live out Cook job in Kensington, London

Location London
Sector Catering & Hospitality
Job Role Cook
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary See below
Job Number  45766
Created 07 September 2017



Live out Cook job in Kensington, London W8, ASAP start £Neg


A formal household in Kensington is seeking an experienced Cook to join their team.


The couple have 3 children at boarding school in the UK and their youngest daughter will live in the property in Kensington fulltime and will be looked after by mum and the Nanny. The couple also employ a Head Housekeeper and 2 fulltime Housekeepers who you will work alongside.


When the family are in residence you will be in charge of all the cooking, although the majority of the time this will just be for mum, youngest daughter and the staff at lunch and dinner, breakfast is not required. The family eat a variety of International dishes and often like choosing from recipe books. You must be able to cook a range of cuisines including Asian, Chinese Japanese and more. They are happy for you to follow the recipes. You will be in charge of the kitchen, all ordering of groceries, shopping and stocking of foods, items and utensils.

On occasions when all the family are in residence you must be happy cooking for dinner parties and special occasions.


The ideal candidate must be flexible, as you will have varying hours depending on who is in residence. You will be part of a rota system and the Head Housekeeper will cover your breakfast shift so that you get appropriate time off to rest. TYPICALLY, your days will start at 6/6.30am and you will only occasionally need to prepare lunch for mum. If not, you will be helping with the Housekeeping or preparing a simple staff meal for the 4 of you. You will need to cook a simple tea for the youngest daughter when she requires it and then dinner for mum in the evening (and/or any other guests/family members).


Hours: Flexible working days and hours to include weekends when family are in residence. Will be part of a rota system and days will be based around a 12 hour day with 3-4 hour break. When the family are away you will take any time of in Lieu and get lots of down time. 

Salary: £Neg


Start: ASAP


Vacancy Number: 45766


Consultant to contact: Zoe Vickery

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