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Minimum USD hourly rate: 75.00
Maximum USD hourly rate: 100.00

Industry: Culinary

Company: Domestic | Match


A family of four (two adults and two children) in Atherton, CA, is seeking a talented and passionate Personal Chef to cook for them on a part-time basis. The hired candidate will prepare/serve dinners on Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Saturdays and leave breakfast/lunch/dinners/snacks for the following day. Note that the hired chef can prepare some food items offsite in their home kitchen.

The family enjoys a variety of cuisines and elegant presentations; their preferences range from simple to more complex, and they always remain focused on healthy, local, organic foods. They would ideally like to find a Chef who is proficient in Japanese cuisine among others.

Character Sketch:

You are a Team Player with a consistently Positive Attitude! You’re highly professional and have the ability to take direction and accept constructive feedback. You have a history of longevity in current/past positions; you are a master of all things food, wine, and service.

Your culinary career has taken you around the world, and you’ve picked up a wealth of tricks along the way. Your years of experience cooking in Michelin rated restaurants and serving prominent families have helped to hone your ability to work in a thoughtful and refined fashion; you understand the importance of professional boundaries and have a service heart.

  • Part-time
  • Served dinners: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays + prep for following days
  • Local chefs only, please
  • Start date: ASAP
  • NOTE: the family travels 4-6 weeks per year; the hired chef will not be paid while they are away but will receive ample notice.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and serve three/four-course restaurant-caliber dinners
  • Prepare breakfast/lunch/dinner/snacks for the following day
  • Occasional dinner parties
  • Grocery shopping for all food items
  • Organize and manage the kitchen/food pantry
  • Kitchen sanitation/organization
  • Set dining table, serve meals

Applicant Requirements:

  • Recent Michelin restaurant & some private cooking experience
  • Must have elevated table service skills
  • Should be open to having curious children in the kitchen!
  • COVID vaccination
  • Must be discreet, organized, and sensitive to client’s needs
  • Longevity in past positions
  • Able to work legally in the United States
  • Must be able to pass an in-depth background investigation


  • $75-$100 per hour | DOE
  • Guaranteed hours
  • Paid sick days

Qualified candidates will be scheduled for several paid trial days.

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