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Aunt Ann’s In-House Staffing’s Client
Atherton CA
Job Type:
Full Time
Category: Estate Staff
Position: Full-Time Michelin Experienced Chef for Couple in Atherton
Schedule: Tuesday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Salary Amount or Range: $180k + bonuses
Children: 2 older children
Pets: n/a
Bay Area Region: Mid Peninsula


A family in Atherton is seeking a full-time lunch-dinner private chef. In a typical week, the chef will cook only for the husband and wife, with the exception of holidays and school vacations when their children are home from college. The couple enjoys entertaining and often hosts dinners small (usually 6 guests) and large. For larger parties, the family will provide support staff. They love their guests to experience French formal table service and so prefer an experienced 3 star Michelin Chef. Their favorite restaurants are Hakkason, French Laundry, Quince, and Carbone in NYC. The family has an extensive wine collection reserved for entertaining and the chef will need to select pairings for guests.

Daily schedule: Lunches are usually lean protein, controlled portions. The chef will be expected to drop off lunch for the Mrs. at her office in Palo Alto at 12:30 p.m. then plate and serve the Mr. his lunch at home.

The couple does not have allergies. They love all cuisine, including vegetarian and vegan. They are looking for a chef that can have fun and explore different cuisines.

Experience Requirements

– Must have 3-star Michelin experience
– 3 years experience working in private households as a chef, with verifiable references

Educational Requirements

-Must have a Culinary Degree


-Must have cleaning driving record and reliable car for grocery shopping
-Must be willing to work some holidays
-Must be able to complete an independent background check
-Great communication skills are required


-Menu planning
-Grocery shopping
-Plated formal service


-Menu planning
-French formal service
-Extensive knowledge of wine

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