Domestic Staff Agency

Pembury Partners are seeking an experienced and talented Private Chef on behalf of our client based in Central London for their family of 5. Our client is looking for a Chef who can use the freshest, highest quality ingredients sourced locally, preparing beautiful and delicious meals with a preference for Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine. The ideal candidate will display a consistently meticulous skillset and possess a personable, passionate attitude.


Amongst the duties:

  • A permanent role based in Knightsbridge cooking for a family of 5, two adults and three children, 12, 15 and 2 (12 year old is at the house from Friday evening to Monday morning and 15 year old only at home for school holidays).
  • Cooking breakfast, lunch and dinner including snacks, 5/6 days per a week (7am until 8pm)
  • Cooking healthy, beautifully presented meals with a focus on Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine. The family want healthy meals, no pork at all
  • Occasional travel with the family to Europe (no longer than a month at a time)
  • Downtime when the family are travelling/dining out
  • Extensive menu development, creation, and planning
  • Meal related budget management and shopping
  • Using fresh, organic high-quality produce sourced locally


Skillset required:

  • Previous experience within a private household
  • Previous experience working in top London restaurants
  • Confident knowledge of various cuisines with a focus on Middle Eastern and Mediterranean
  • Ability to keep up with international culinary trends
  • A personable, friendly attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A passion for healthy, fresh, organic cooking
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Impeccable health & safety and hygiene knowledge

Benefits and salary: £100,000 to £120,000 annually

Starting 5 January, trials will begin ASAP

To discuss this role further, please contact Darren Lewis at