Brentwood, California
Posted 3 weeks ago


The SLG Group is seeking an experienced Private Chef to join the esteemed team of one of our wonderful clients in Brentwood, CA (90077). This family appreciates a culinary experience that is both sophisticated and approachable, centered around international and European cuisine using only the finest organic ingredients. The ideal candidate should possess a robust history of cooking for UHNW families, be adept at catering to diverse dietary requirements, and be familiar with crafting meals based on family recipes. Local candidates are encouraged to apply. No relocation is being offered.


  • Prepare high-end restaurant-quality meals with exceptional taste and presentation
  • Typically serving lunch and dinner for 2 adults and 4 children (starter for parent 4 different mains and dessert for all, considering all family preferences, dietary requirements, and family recipes), some longer days with breakfast
  • A full 9+ hours a day onsite cooking; this could include late breakfast meals, afternoon snacks, baking cookies or cakes, and any last-minute requests throughout the day
  • Create weekly menus based on family preferences and dietary requirements. Maintain detailed and organized notes about family preferences, favorite recipes, and favorite ingredients for each family member, for your reference, and also so that someone can fill in on your days off or while you are out and provide as consistent of an experience as possible
  • Prepare weekly menus offering both staple items and favorites, along with surprise and innovative dishes for the family to select from
  • Communicate with the family in a timely manner for their meal selections to ensure that sufficient time is allowed to prepare family meals and obtain ingredients that are not already in stock
  • Shop for the freshest organic ingredients available and prepare menu items around the availability of items, such as recommended or exceptional cuts of meat or fish from the butcher
  • Take a daily inventory of all pantry and perishable items to ensure that there is a sufficient supply of essential and weekly menu items
  • Promptly remove all expired items from the home, checking perishables daily. Do not over-purchase perishables, and only purchase a reasonable quantity of pantry items to avoid waste
  • Coordinate meal service with the Butler and assist with serving as needed; always be willing and ready to serve meals yourself if needed
  • Keep kitchen, ovens, refrigerators, freezers, pantries, and food storage areas clean, organized, and well-maintained
  • Wash dishes and kitchen equipment and tools thoroughly, keep food preparation areas clean and organized
  • Provide feedback for service improvement and protocol enhancements to Head Butler/Service Manager


  • 3-5 years experience as a Private Chef for UHNW families with children
  • Able to travel with the family to their residences and on holiday, flexibility in days off and hours based on family needs
  • Proficiency in international and European cuisine, including special diets (Keto, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, and creative children’s meals)
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Brentwood, CA (90077). Local candidates are encouraged to apply; no relocation will be offered

Schedule: 50 hours per week (Sunday to Thursday) with flexibility for travel and family needs. Some travel abroad to Mexico, the US, and possibly the UK

Salary: $130,000 – $160,000 annually, based on experience (W2 or 1099 flexible)


  • Generous PTO (2 weeks) and personal time off (1 week)
  • Private HMO health insurance
  • Discretionary Bonus and 401K plan
  • Per diem for travel days

Must pass background and reference check

For more information about what we require and to be considered, please review: FAQ Candidates

Job Features

Job CategoryOpen Job
Salary$130,000 - $160,000 annually, based on experience (W2 or 1099 flexible)
BenefitsGenerous PTO (2 weeks) and personal time off (1 week) Private HMO health insurance Discretionary Bonus and 401K plan Per diem for travel days

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