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Family Cook Job

Location UK, South West England, Cambridge
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Chef
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £50,000 GPA
Job Number  95411
Created 24 September 2021

Family Cook – Cambridge

A client of Greycoat Lumleys is seeking an experience family cook to join their household. The household is home to a family of seven.

Duties to include, but not limited to:

  • Menu planning
  • The preparation and serving of breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks daily
  • Communicating daily with the Head Housekeeper and other members of staff to ensure meal requests and other requirements are followed
  • Following all dietary requirements and request of the family and guests
  • Organising and managing the pantries (dry and fresh). This is to include stock rotation and checking expiration of goods
  • Marketing and recording expenditures
  • Catering for dinner parties when requested by the principals
  • General upkeep and tidying of kitchen areas and appliances
  • Complying to all hygiene and health and safety regulations


  • A City and Guilds catering qualification (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 4 year experience working within a private household
  • Strong knowledge of Asian (Pan Asian-Chinese, Thai, Japanese and Korean), Indian abd Western (American, Mexican, Italian) cuisine.
  • Be able to adapt from cooking for four people to larger groups
  • Have strong organisational, timekeeping and budgeting skills
  • Maintain a high level of presentation, including formal and informal place setting and service
  • Be self-motivated and pro-active and pose an enthusiastic and hands-on attitude to work
  • Able to work calmly under-pressure
  • Have a meticulous and attentive attention to detail.

Live-out role
Working hours: Monday to Friday 10am to 7pm with flexibility on days and hours from the candidate for events and dinners
Salary: £50,000 GPA

Responsible consultant: Aaron Lebon (aaron@greycoatlumleys.co.uk)
Job number: 95411

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