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  • Private Chefs

    Desired Location: Any 
    Live In or Live Out: Live In or Live Out 
    Salary Expectation: £40,000 - £45,000 GPA 
    Available From: Immediately 
    Candidate ID: 108364

    A lovely candidate that is fluent French is looking for her next opportunity within a private household in the UK or Europe. Carloine is a true all-rounder she started her journey as a career and has since worked as a private chef, housekeeper, obtained a diploma at the international butler academy and worked with children. Carloine loves to take care of the whole process, from the table décor, flower arrangements, cooking and provision for the household, housekeeping duties and silver service. Carloine cooks traditional French and English cuisine and is very comfortable cooking vegan, vegetarian, gluten free and dairy free meals. She is looking for a London live out role or is happy to relocate for a live in opportunity. Carloine is single and has no children, she is discreet, professional and a team player. She interviewed very well and will make a great addition to her next household. 

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Kari Kerslake Vigor


    Desired Location: London
    Live In or Live Out: Live out
    Salary Expectation £50K GPA
    Candidate ID: 104538
    Availability: Immediately

    A brilliant candidate that has starting his journey being taught from the ground up in classical French cuisine He has great experience working with UHNW Clients, setting up his own successful restaurant and working as a chef consultant. This candidate has a calm nature and is heavily influenced by Mediterranean cuisine. He has worked for his current client for four years, skills that have been a necessity in his journey are flexibility, creativity and a strong knowledge of dietary requirements. He is looking for his next London based role in a private household. He works exceptionally well within a team, in management and on his own devises.

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Kari Kerslake Vigor


    Desired Location: Midlothian/West Lothian/East Lothian 
    Live In or Live Out: Depending on the booking 
    Salary Expectation: £20 per hour plus ingredients for freezer filling or £150 per day if live in     
    Available From: Immediately 
    Candidate ID: 85296 

    This is a very experienced cook who is looking to take on more work in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas. She has been doing small scale weddings, dinner/canape parties and freezer filling for a number of years and is looking to expand her client base. She has a lovely friendly demeanor and has experience of working as PA so knows how to communicate really well with clients. She loves Ottolenghi/Sabrina Ghayour recipes and prides herself on using fresh and seasonal produce as much as possible. She is happy to do usual family cooking especially when it comes to freezer filling e.g curries, lasagna, and fish pie. 

    Call +44 (0) 131 556 5139 Email Katie Barbour


    Desired Location: London
    Live In or Live Out: Live out
    Salary Expectation £45K PA 
    Candidate ID: 107753 
    Availability: 30 Days  

    A brilliant Cook, Housekeeper with lots of experience working for UHNW clients.  This candidate enjoys making soups & chutneys with the seasonal vegetables from the house garden, Making jams jellies with the seasonal fruits. His other responsibilities within his last role included, cleaning windows, bathrooms, vacuuming, polishing furniture and metalware, watering plants, sweeping patios. Washing and ensuring correct drying process of personal clothing, bedsheets and ironing of business shirt and other items as requested. 
    He is a complete all-rounder and comes with glowing references. He is looking for a live out role, is base in reading and is able to commute to London. This candidate will make a great addition to any household

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Kari Kerslake Vigor


    Desired Location: Rural UK
    Live In or Live Out:  Live Out/Live In
    Salary Expectation £55K - £60K PA
    Candidate ID: 106682
    Availability: As soon as possible

    It shown in just speaking with this candidate that his love and passion is found in the kitchen. A dynamic, award winning chef with a unique cooking style that combines classical, fusion, modern and many different international influences with a passion for high quality produce. He was previously working for UHNW clients for in Switzerland. This chef is Committed to producing dishes that consistently exceed expectations with outstanding presentation and an understanding of special dietary requirements. A motivational and inspirational leader capable of maintaining high levels of morale in the most pressurised working environments. He was a delight to interview and very polite.

    Call  +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Kari Kerslake Vigor


    Desired Location: London
    Live In or Live Out: Live Out, Full Time
    Salary Expectation: £40,000+ GPA
    Availability: ASAP
    Candidate ID: 100110

    This is a brilliant candidate, trained at Leiths School of Food and Wine with a wealth of experience within the restaurant sector including The Glasshouse, Chez Bruce and Spring. She has worked under some influential heads within the industry and gained great experience. Alongside her corporate career she has obtained work within the private sector from dinner parties to working within villas. This candidate is efficient, dedicated and discreet individual. She is now looking for a role with longevity within a private household.

    Call +44 (0) 20 72339950 or Email Kari Kerslake Vigor


    Desired Location: London
    Live In or Live Out:  Live Out
    Salary Expectation £80K
    Candidate ID: 107546
    Availability: As soon as possible

    An exceptional chef whose CV speaks for itself. He is an incredibly professional chef with extensive experience in private households and proven longevity as well as Michelin restaurants such as ‘The Square’ and Chez Bruce’. He has worked in very demanding environments where plans can change at any time. He can adapt to any given circumstance and works incredibly well under pressure. The households he has worked in has expected only the very best and has needed to cater for changing diets and dietary requirements. Looking to relocate with his family to a rural location. He really is a top candidate and a very likeable person

    Call  +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Kari Kerslake Vigor


    Desired location: Open to opportunities   
    Live in or live out:  Live in or Live out
    Availability: Available immediately 
    Salary expectations: £90,000 Per Annum 
    Candidate number: 106475
    Languages:  English/Welsh 

    A former elite athlete, highly motivated and results-driven Chef, educator and health coach. He has a bachelor degree in Sports Conditioning and Coaching, plant-based nutrition, and he is also an expert in Personalised Preventative Lifestyle Medicine and behavior change. Over the last two decades, David has worked nationally and internationally with all walks of life, including professional athletes, celebrities, business leaders, UHNWI, universities and governments. 

    Call +44 (0) 20 72339950 Email Archie McClintock


    Desired Location: London
    Live In or Live Out:  Live Out
    Salary Expectation £250 PD
    Candidate ID: 92772
    Availability: As soon as possible

    This candidate is an energetic, hardworking, experienced and organised chef extremely passionate about delivering an extremely high standard of healthy, well presented, delicious food. She thoroughly enjoys cooking a number of world cuisines including Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Asian and South American to name a few. Being creative, she loves experimenting with flavours and ingredients and she is keen on the use of high quality organic ingredients, along with seasonal produce. Above all, her aim is always to create flavoursome and delicious food. She has been fortunate to work for a number of distinguished individuals, families and organisations catering for a range of dietary requirements including vegan, halal, macrobiotic, alkaline and gluten-free which she is very skilled at and continue to study other diets to broaden her knowledge. Her work as a private daily chef is extremely rewarding and fulfilling and she is always thrilled at the thought of creating recipes for clients to showcase exciting food.

    Call  +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Kari Kerslake Vigor


    Desired Location: International
    Live In or Live Out: Live In or Live Out
    Salary Expectation £55,000.00
    Candidate ID: 106790
    Availability: As soon as possible

    A really experienced chef with a fantastic career in private service for extremely discreet clients.
    This Chef has been at Executive level for a 5 * hotel, he has also been a Head Chef for a Michelin starred restaurant and has over 25 years of experience. The candidate speaks fluent French and English and is classically French trained. This candidate has experience cooking privately for retired US presidents. This gentleman chef speaks fluent English and is open to positions anywhere in the world for the right opportunity. This candidate has managed large kitchen brigades and has proven track record as an excellent leader or a as a dedicated private chef.

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Archie McClintock



    Desired Location: International
    Live In or Live Out: Live In or Live Out
    Salary Expectation £55,000.00
    Candidate ID: 106790
    Availability: As soon as possible

    A really experienced chef with a fantastic career in private service for extremely discreet clients.
    This Chef has been at Executive level for a 5 * hotel, he has also been a Head Chef for a Michelin starred restaurant and has over 25 years of experience. The candidate speaks fluent French and English and is classically French trained. This candidate has experience cooking privately for retired US presidents. This gentleman chef speaks fluent English and is open to positions anywhere in the world for the right opportunity. This candidate has managed large kitchen brigades and has proven track record as an excellent leader or a as a dedicated private chef.

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Archie McClintock


    Desired Location:
    UK
    Live in or live out: Depending on position
    Availability: ASAP
    Salary expectations: £65k
    Candidate number: 98023

    This candidate is an incredibly professional chef with extensive experience in private households and proven longevity. He has worked in very demanding environments where plans can change at any time. He works equally in a team and at ease on his own and possess good leadership skills.
    He can adapt to any given circumstance and works incredibly well under pressure. The households he has worked in has expected only the very best and has needed to cater for changing diets and dietary requirements. He is trained in classical French but able to turn his hand to international cuisine as well as nutrition. He will make a great addition to any household.

    Call +44 (0) 2072339950 Email Kari Kerslake Vigor


    Desired Location: International or UK
    Live in or live out: Depending on position
    Availability: ASAP
    Salary expectations: £70k
    Candidate number: 106613

    Over 25 years’ experience in catering industry, specifically but not limited to hotels and restaurants, cooking in some of the best London restaurants up to 2 Michelin stars and 5 stars hotels, chef proprietor of several successful restaurants obtaining Michelin recognition and Bib Gourmand awarded, cookery teacher and food consultant. Originally French trained, his cuisine is a combination of classical and modern with an emphasis on clean flavours and seasonal ingredients. This candidate focus on the best humble and fine produce available, elegantly delivered to the table with vegetables, fruits, herbs, cereals and aromatic spices playing key roles. He enjoys achieving menus and dishes that are vibrant, substantial and exciting.

    Call +44 (0) 2072339950 or Email Kari Kerslake Vigor


    Desired Location
    : UK/ International on Rotation
    Live In or Live Out: Live Out
    Salary Expectation £90- £95k GPA
    Candidate ID: 87387
    Availability: As soon as possible

    An exceptional candidate with an unbelievable work history. With over 15 years’ experience in both Michelin Restaurants and UHNW Households- his food is incredibly presented and of an extremely high standard. His wealth of experience is second to none. He specialises in menu design, including some of the country's highest caliber of Tasting Menus and A la Carte. This chef has managed teams of chefs in the past and has longevity in all of his roles over the years. He has worked in very demanding environments where plans can change at any time. He can adapt to any given circumstance and works incredibly well under pressure. The households he has worked in, have expected the highest quality and he has had to cater for changing diets and dieter requirements regularly. He is a top candidate who is also extremely charming and likeable.

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Kari Kerslake Vigor

    Desired Location: UK/ International
    Live In or Live Out: Live Out/ Live In
    Salary Expectation £25- £30k GPA
    Candidate ID: 91543
    Availability: As soon as possible

    An experienced chef/house manager with over 20 years in the industry. He has great skills in simple, family cooking and has a great breath of knowledge of the industry. He is incredibly flexible and happy to relocate anywhere in the UK. This candidate has managed some high profile households with a large number of staff. He is very comfortable cooking for up to 25-30 guests but now is looking for specialising with slightly fewer guests. His food is delicious but simple- he can do dinner parties of a higher standard but prefers family cooking in a relaxed environment. His skill base is broad and he can turn his hand to most requirements.

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Kari Kerslake Vigor


    Desired Location: London/UK
    Live In or Live Out: Live Out
    Salary Expectation £45- 50k GPA
    Candidate ID: 66888
    Availability: As soon as possible

    A brilliant chef with a wealth of experience in UHNW households over the past 7 years. Before which he was a restaurant chef at a variety of incredible locations. He has a keen interest in the health benefits of food and has worked with clients to ignite their love of cooking and eating over the years. This chef is a very interesting and his food is beautifully presented; his knowledge and experience working with varying dietary requirements is second to none. He is very comfortable with a wide range of cuisine, including Spanish, Portuguese and Italian. He loves cooking healthy options and is a huge fan of fish preparation.

    Call
    +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Kari Kerslake Vigor


    Desired Location: London
    Live In or Live Out: Live Out
    Available: Permanent
    Salary Expectation: £60,000 gross per annum minimum
    Candidate ID: 118342

    An excellent Chef has recently registered with Greycoat Lumleys is looking for a new permanent full time role within a private household or high end corporate setting. This candidate has been a Chef for over thirteen years and has worked in a variety of settings including 5* star hotels, fine dining restaurants and most recently private homes. This candidate is used to working for UHNWI’s and is dealing with last minute changes and high pressured environments. He enjoys being creative with new dishes and cooking a wide variety of cuisines including Asian, British, Mediterranean, French and Russian to name a few. This candidate is available immediately and is looking for a Monday to Friday role ideally.

    Call +44 (0) 20 72339950 or Email Kari Kerslake Vigor


    Desired Location: London
    Live In or Live Out: Live Out
    Available: Permanent
    Salary Expectation: £35,000 gross per annum
    Candidate ID: 105063

    This candidate has been cooking for years but recently decided to hone her skills at Le Cordon Bleu French culinary school where she completed the Diplôme de Cuisine. She is a creative chef specialising in modern British, Asian and Middle Eastern cuisine. She is looking for a job in a private household where she can support busy family life by cooking healthy, delicious food using top–quality seasonal produce. She has three years restaurant experience, training in a variety of London’s award–winning restaurants and gaining experience in plating exquisite dishes which are attractive and delicious. This candidate is able to work within a range of budgets and dietary requirements. She is personable, friendly and always goes above and beyond to please her clients. Over the last year, while studying at Cordon Bleu she has been working part time in a variety of private catering jobs in households and for large catering companies and events. Now she has finished her training, this candidate is looking for a permanent role in London within a private home.

    Call +44 (0) 20 72339950 or Email Kari Kerslake Vigor


    Desired Location: London
    Live In or Live Out: Live Out
    Available: Permanent
    Salary Expectation: £50,000 gross per annum minimum
    Candidate ID: 93769

    An experienced Chef who specialises in modern and traditional Japanese cuisine is currently looking for a new role. He has worked as Head Chef in a number of luxury, high end restaurants and hotels across the world and actually lived and trained in Japan. He has extensive knowledge of Japanese and Asian cuisine and has a fantastic work ethic. It is important to note however, that this candidate is a versatile Chef who is capable of producing beautiful and delicious food from around the world. This candidate has worked for a private client in their villa in St Tropez where he focused on Mediterranean dishes for three consecutive seasons. He is now based permanently in London and is looking for a long term role within a private home – he is available immediately.

    Call +44 (0) 20 72339950 or Email Kari Kerslake Vigor


    Desired Location: London
    Live In or Live Out: Live Out
    Available: Immediately
    Salary Expectation: £40,000 gross per annum minimum
    Candidate ID: 122759

    This candidate is a Chef with over 12 years of experience in the food and service industry. He has developed a deep understanding of the hospitality and private industries, as well as working in situations that have demanded a more personal approach. This candidate has a friendly and sociable nature which lends better to environments where cooking, service and communication are all equally important aspects of the job. Having worked on an ad-hoc basis for the same private client for over twelve years, he is now looking for a longer term permanent role in London. If travel was part of the role, he would be more than happy with this.

    Call +44 (0) 20 72339950 or Email Kari Kerslake Vigor


    Desired Location:
    UK
    Live In or Live Out: Live in/Live out
    Available: Immediately
    Salary Expectation: £50,000 gross per annum minimum
    Candidate ID: 101577

    A fantastic and friendly Chef has become available for a new permanent role and is happy to work anywhere in the UK. This candidate sets himself extremely high standards and has the utmost attention to detail. This candidate has worked in luxury chalets and most recently spent the summer working for a HNW client in their private villa on Lake Como. He has also done stages at a number of Michelin starred restaurants to gain more experience and refine his cooking. His food is beautifully presented and he would be a great addition to any private household.

    Call +44 (0) 20 72339950 or Email Kari Kerslake Vigor


    Desired Location: UK or International
    Live In or Live Out: Live In or Live Out
    Available ASAP
    Salary Expectation: £80,000 gross per annum minimum
    Candidate ID: 122907

    A dedicated, personable, resourceful and highly experienced chef is now looking for a new permanent role in the UK or Internationally. This candidate is passionate about sourcing and working with the finest, freshest ingredients, and committed to upholding the most rigorous of standards. After years spent working in some of London’s finest restaurants, and more recently for an inspirational UHNWI, he brings to the kitchen considerable creativity and a richly varied repertoire. He is currently looking for a unique role into which he can inject his passion, culinary knowledge, technical ability and leadership skills.

    Call +44 (0) 20 72339950 or Email Kari Kerslake Vigor


    Desired Location: London/Traveling
    Live In or Live Out: Live Out
    Available: ASAP
    Salary Expectation: £55,000 gross per annum minimum
    Candidate ID: 96422

    A professional and experienced Chef is looking for a new permanent role in London and is happy to travel if required. This candidate began his culinary career in Bristol and then London where he gained experience working alongside top Chefs such as Mitch Tonks, Gordon Ramsey and Julian Marshall. He was keen to travel and so spent 5 years working as a Chef Consultant in Africa and then went on to open his own restaurant in Nairobi. This candidate has most recently been working as a Private Chef on a freelance basis for various UHNW and VIP Clients where the highest of standards are expected.

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    +44 (0) 20 72339950 or Email Kari Kerslake Vigor


    Desired Location: London
    Live In or Live Out: Live Out
    Available: Immediately
    Salary Expectation: £20/£25 per hour
    Candidate ID: 82490

    A qualified professional private Chef and Housekeeper, who can plan bespoke menus paying attention to client’s food preferences. She can produce a selection of tasty and nutritious dishes to satisfy all the family, and is proficient at sourcing fresh, seasonal, organic ingredients. This candidate comes across as a charming, personable, yet discreet and professional lady. She is an educated, articulate and very well presented. She worked for 7 years as a Housekeeper in a semi-formal household for a family of four. In addition, she took care of the walk-in wardrobes. She hand washed some of the delicate clothing. She absolutely loves fabrics and wardrobe care. She can also sew and do mending. She was able to enjoy her passion in this role, taking care of the fine clothes, and doing the laundry and ironing. Her parents were florists, so she can also do lovely flower arrangements for the house or for dinner parties. She knows how to set the table and serve.

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email: Kari Kerslake Vigor