Domestic Staff Agency

Pembury Partners are assisting our High-Profile Client based in Central London in the search of a Private Chef for their family home. The ideal candidate will have experience preparing and cooking authentic family style food with a focus on Japanese and Mediterranean food. Our client is looking for a Chef who can use the freshest, highest quality organic ingredients sourced locally and internationally, preparing beautiful and delicious meals. This role will involve extensive international travel as a considerable amount of down time.

Applications: CLOSED

Amongst the duties:

  • Cooking lunch and dinner, for 9 staff members & 4 family members Tuesday to Saturday
  • Focus on authentic Japanese & Mediterranean cuisine with a focus on family style and occasional fine dining
  • Preparing and cooking beautifully presented family style meals with occasional fine-dining when the family have guests
  • Extensive menu development, creation, and planning
  • Meal related budget management and shopping
  • Management of the kitchen
  • Using fresh, organic high-quality produce sourced locally and internationally
  • International travel at least 3 times per year, spending one month abroad with each trip


Skillset required:

  • Previous experience within a large, fully staffed private household is essential
  • Fluent in Italian highly beneficial but not essential
  • Confident knowledge of Japanese & Mediterranean cuisine
  • A personable, friendly attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A passion for healthy, fresh, organic cooking
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Impeccable health & safety and hygiene knowledge
  • Willing to travel internationally for long periods of time


Benefits and salary:  £60,000 to £70,000 annually

To submit your application, please email Darren Lewis at

Interviews and meetings are by appointment only.

Due to the high volume of applications, only suitable candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding. Should you wish to get in touch and register your interest for future opportunities, please do email us at