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Chef / Cook (Live-In / Live-Out)

Live-Out and Live-In Personal Chef Recruitment

Quintessentially People fully screens our candidates prior to representation, and many of the Chefs in our talent pool have worked to the highest industry standards. When your busy lifestyle demands a live-in or live-out Chef with the training to accommodate your precise needs, get in touch with Quintessentially People.

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Quintessentially People are the international staffing agency that clients with high expectations turn to when they need access to a talent pool of highly trained professionals. With headquarters in London and offices in New York, Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale, Cannes and Palma, you’ll interview chefs who understand your unique lifestyle and requirements.

To recruit your next live-in or live-out Chef, contact Quintessentially People.

Benefits of Hiring a Private Chef For Your Home

  • Prepares menus and meals for family and social events
  • Monitors dietary needs of family members
  • Provides nutritional advice
  • Organizes, cleans, and stocks kitchen
  • We can recruit for you no matter where you live

Contact your regional office to have us find the right Personal Chef for your needs.

Hire a Live-Out or Live-In Chef

A Cook or Chef furnishes detailed menus and prepares meals for most or all family and social events, and possibly the employer’s other staff members. A Chef is in charge of all the dietary needs of the employer and the employer’s family, and will often be asked to provide nutritional advice alongside the principal’s personal trainer. The Chef is responsible for anything food or kitchen-related, including organization, clean up, shopping for all food-related supplies and menu planning. Quintessentially People can recruit candidates at all levels of expertise, from a newly-graduated cook to an experienced, classically-trained chef.

A qualified Chef will:

• Demonstrate the required training and experience, a willingness to live in or live out as required and possibly the ability to travel.

• Demonstrate the personal attributes required for success in the role. In addition to skill in the kitchen, these include outstanding organizational skills, willingness to take direction, discretion, service skills and knowledge of food and wine pairings.

• Demonstrate knowledge of proper food safety and storage techniques, allergy and diet requirements, nutrition, preferences and other specialized skills.

• Demonstrate the ability to plan menus for large and small gatherings as well as to source the necessary ingredients, equipment and personnel if necessary. 

• Demonstrate the ability to stay on budget.

Why Quintessentially People

Quintessentially People are the international recruitment agency that understands the demands that individuals face every day. We’re the global experts at sourcing the talented and trained professionals with experience serving the needs of a client base that includes royalty, celebrities, politicians, executives and other individuals. When you choose our staffing agency, you’ll interview candidates who we have fully pre-screened prior to representation and who meet precise job requirements. If your new Chef does not meet your needs fully within 12 weeks, Quintessentially People will replace your new hire at no charge to you.

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