Chef preparing food for a private dinner at home.

Full Time Private Chef Brentwood, California

Full Time
Brentwood, California 90049

Our client is a wonderful and growing family currently based in Pacific Palisades, California and relocating to Brentwood in December. With two young children, aged 3 and 4, and twins on the way in November, they are seeking an experienced Full-Time Private Chef to join their fully staffed household. This kind and welcoming family values exceptional cuisine and is looking for a professional chef who can create diverse, delicious meals and handle larger events when necessary.

Job Description:

As a Full-Time Private Chef for this family, your primary responsibility will be to curate an exquisite dining experience for the family members on a daily basis. You will be tasked with preparing breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Tuesday through Saturday 11:00AM-7:00PM, and on occasion, provide culinary expertise for weekend events with guest counts ranging from 30 to 50 people. This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled chef who enjoys crafting a wide variety of cuisines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Menu Development: Create diverse and enticing menus to accommodate the family’s culinary preferences and dietary needs.
  • Meal Preparation: Prepare breakfast, lunch, and dinner with an emphasis on fresh, high-quality ingredients, presentation, and flavor.
  • Event Catering: Expertly plan, prepare, and execute meals for family gatherings and parties with larger guest counts.
  • Cuisine Variety: Showcase your culinary versatility by preparing dishes from various cuisines to keep dining experiences exciting
  • Collaboration: Coordinate with the household staff, including a housekeeper available for serving, to ensure smooth meal service.
  • Food Safety: Maintain a clean and organized kitchen while adhering to food safety and sanitation guidelines.


  • Proven experience as a Private Chef with expertise in preparing a wide range of cuisines.
  • Creativity and passion for culinary excellence, with the ability to cater to diverse tastes.
  • Strong organizational skills for menu planning, grocery shopping, and meal preparation.
  • Adaptability and responsiveness to accommodate special dietary requirements and preferences.
  • Excellent communication skills and a positive attitude while working in a fully staffed home.


  • Competitive salary with full benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work in a welcoming and kind family environment.
  • Flexibility to create diverse menus and showcase culinary creativity.
  • Immediate start date.

If you are a skilled and adaptable Private Chef with a passion for creating exceptional dining experiences, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Required Qualifications

Candidates must be at least 21 years old.
Related work experience is required along with verifiable references. Candidates may have a broad range of experience, but it MUST pertain to the position you are applying for. We require at least 2-3 verifiable references. Letters of recommendation from previous employers are preferred.
A driver’s license is required for most positions and a motor vehicle investigation is completed prior to placement.
A criminal background investigation is completed on all candidates prior to placement.
All candidates must furnish proof of US citizenship or eligibility to work as a legal alien.
Typically, candidates must be willing to commit for at least 1 year with a family. Occasionally, temporary and summer placements are requested.