Private Chef Job

Private Chef Position - Elite HNW family - Competitive Salary - Switzerland - Accommodation provided 

A family of five who are based largely in Zurich are seeking a full-time Private Chef. The family travel between properties relatively frequently and the main three properties are Zurich, Gstaad and Monaco.

The family have refined tastes and as much as they love home comforts, they are equally seeking a chef who can keep menus exciting and who has gastronomic pedigree, beautiful plating skills and fine dining experience. The family is self admittedly spoiled with quality and need someone who can keeps things exciting and flavorful as well as having an outgoing personality and can-do attitude.

The family is seeking someone with a gastronomic background who is also happy to help around the house and carry out some jobs that are not specific to the kitchen. This is of course when the priority is not the kitchen, and the family is perhaps not in residence.


  • Daily operations for Kitchen
  • Cooking Fine Dining standards and home comfort food
  • Preparing for Fine dining dinners
  • Keeping Menus exciting and varied
  • Assisting other member of the household team if an and when required
  • Cooking children food
  • Ensuring Clean kitchen and pantry environments
  • Have high attention to detail and personal hygiene

This is a family environment the children’s ages are 8,10 and 5 and they are polite/well educated but can be fussy eaters. The Principals employ a team of Private Household staff so the ability to work within a team and support the team is imperative to success.

The role is offered on a competitive salary and live out accommodation (studio apartment) is provided in each location of work. The family is seeking someone with flexibility based around  5-day work week, the demands can be heaviest in winter when the family sue the winter Chalet more frequently.

The family also has two house cats who are part of daily life and spend time in the kitchen also.

This position is only suitable for EU nationals with clean driving licenses. It is most suitable to candidates with previous private Household experience seeking a full time Position who do not have pets and dependents. An initla 3 month probation period would apply for this position and the client will assist with Swiss work permits. 

JOB ID: 114091

CONSULTANT: Archie McClintock

SALARY: Between CHF 8,000 - CHF 9,500 NET per month