Estate & Household Staff


Hire a personal or private Chef from our exclusive agency

Your highly skilled private Chef is responsible for preparing and presenting your food to an impeccably high standard – be that your daily breakfast or a high society dinner.

This can be a live-in or live-out position, but the role generally remains the same – they must cook for you, your family, your guests and their fellow staff.

Being able to present menus for approval and discussing daily requirements with the employer or House Manager is an essential skill for a private chef, as is the ability to keep the kitchen in good condition; clean and hygienic at all times.

A privatehef hired through Melissa PS is both amenable and professional, with an enviable skill-set and a can-do attitude.

Role requirements of a private chef:

  • Menu Planning
  • Innovative
  • Shopping for seasonal and local produce
  • Versatile
  • Flexible
  • Ability to manage a budget and keep accurate records
  • Service Oriented
  • Advanced knowledge of food profession principles and practices
  • Ability to meet deadlines and keep calm under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Genuine passion
  • Organisation

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