Indian Chef for family in Hampshire

£40,000 - £45,000

Celia Harmston Private Household & Childcare Consultant

Job Description

Family of 4 based in Hampshire are looking for a live in Chef for a permanent full-time position. The chef will have to make delicious family style meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) for 5-6 adults each day and up to 14 over the weekend. Therefore you must be confident and capable to provide meals for this many people without assistance It is essential the chef can confidently cook north Indian cuisine as well as western dishes.


Vacancy duties and responsibilities:

• Planning weekly menus in accordance with family tastes and preferences

• Grocery shopping online and in store

• Cooking breakfast, lunch and dinner

• Baking cakes and bread

• Keeping the kitchen, all appliances, the fridge and the cupboards tidy and organised and clean

• Cooking breakfast, lunch and dinner


Candidate requirements:​

• Must have experience working in a private household (candidates with only restaurant experience will  not be considered)

• Able to cook North Indian Punjab cuisine as well as traditional English roast lunches

• Be creative and health conscious with cooking (no heavy sauces, refined sugar etc)

• Flexible and positive attitude and a team player (there are 4 other full time staff employed)

• Eligible to work in UK, with approved settlement status if not a UK passport held

• Verifiable references

• Must have a clean driving licence


Role details:

• Hours: 5-6 days a week (time off given if a 6 day week is worked)

• Accommodation is a newly refurbished 1 bed cottage in the estate grounds

• Salary will depend on individual experience but up to £45,000 for the right person

• This is a long term role working for a respectful and kind family


*please note we cannot guarantee a response to every application*