May 04, 2023


  • Hutchinsons Domestic Staff Agency
  • Spain
Full time Chef

Job Description

Essential Requirements: Fluent English and Spanish, previous private house and yacht experience, confident in Mediterranean and Spanish cuisine, team player, flexible, organised.

This a fantastic opportunity for an experienced high energy bilingual Chef based in Spain with travel around Europe and the Mediterranean. The family consists of a busy young self-made doting father who adores his family and wife. There are three children aged 7 -12 years old. The family is health conscious, works out, and is involved in many sports. They want to hire an outstanding modern chef who understands diet, nutrition, and healthy living—a regular Mediterranean diet during a typical week. The family entertains periodically. The ideal candidate will be relaxed, proactive, and capable of preparing simple family meals or creating an elaborate dinner party.

The ideal candidate will be tech-savvy and able to communicate clearly. Must be adaptable, a team player, fast on her/his feet, and energetic. The family is adventurous, travels extensively, and is very active - swimming, skiing, soccer, pretty much any sporting activity that one can think of the family is engaged in. (They love water sports and own two large yachts where they spend extended periods sailing the Mediterranean) The ideal chef will have prior experience working on yachts, be familiar with the Med, and well connected in the area.

The primary focus is ensuring the three children have meals throughout the day. The schedule is evolving, and a second chef will be hired to support the lead chef.

Key qualities:

  • Excellent cooking skills and hygiene
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Outgoing and a team player
  • Should have a clear understanding of employer/ employee parameters
  • Confident in Mediterranean/Spanish Cuisine
  • Culinary degree or equivalent practical experience

The family live in the South of Spain and travel frequently throughout the year.

Must have excellent verifiable references and excellent tenure. Immediate start. Top negotiable salary. (HU4012)

Contract: Full Time
Accommodation: Provided
Salary: Top negotiable salary
Job Ref: HU4012
Job Category: Chef Jobs

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