Private Chef - Summer Contract - Lanarkshire, Scotland

Full-Time: 2 to 3 Month Summer Contract / Starting mid to late June

An extremely private family is seeking a professional, experienced, creative, and detail oriented Full-Time private chef to prepare delicious and organic healthy meals.

Specializing in biodynamics and organic preparations, and with a familiarity with paleo and keto diets, the Private/Personal chef may be expected to prepare meals from scratch for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and must be able to work with others in the kitchen, including another full-time chef.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Creativity in preparing biodynamic/organic meals with a focus on avoiding pre-processed products as much as possible

  • Ability to quickly develop relationships with local farmers, biodynamic/wholesale organic suppliers

  • Enforces uncompromised sanitation and safety standards

  • Plans customized menus for the principals, children and events

  • Coordinates cooking and serving times with Principals, children and other kitchen and household staff

  • Conducts scheduled and routine physical inventories for food and supplies

  • Coordinates with additional estate staff for supply pick-up and deliveries

  • Creates purchase orders for food and supplies with vendors and farmers

  • Maintains an efficient workflow between the staff with prepping, cooking, cleaning and deliveries

  • Ensures cleanliness of kitchen and all kitchen equipment

  • Listens to and understands Principal's needs

The ideal candidate may have some or all of the following:

  • A culinary certificate and/or a degree and/or a bachelor’s degree

  • 5-10 years of consistent and recent domestic experience as a full-time private chef,

  • Will show he/she is knowledgeable and experienced with biodynamic/organic cooking

Salary negotiable DOE and On-site accommodations provided - 1 bedroom studio apartment - Single applicants only. Start ASAP. Email your resume to


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