• Location: Dubai
  • Type: Permanent
  • Categories Chef
  • Salary US$6,500 Per Month
  • ID 3882

Silver Swan is seeking an experienced Family Cook, to join a UHNW Household in Dubai. 

The Family Cook is responsible for cooking healthy, balanced and nutritious meals for a family of four, including two children aged 2 and 10. This client values food and cooking as an essential life component, for its social aspect, as well as a means to lead a healthy lifestyle.

The Family Cook will place great emphasis in using the freshest ingredients and producing healthy, nutrition meals. Mediterranean cuisine is a strong family favourite. Therefore, the ideal candidate will possess extensive experience in cooking European food, especially Italian to a high standard.
In addition, The Family Cook will be required to monitor the food inventory, place grocery orders and create nutritious meal plans for each family member. Core family values, which are expected to be upheld by the candidate:

  • Commitment to creating and maintaining a safe, calm, joyful, and happy environment for the family and children. 
  • A strict no-stress policy within the household, ensuring that all interactions and duties are carried out with the utmost respect for the family’s peace and well-being. 
  • Privacy: Valuing undisturbed personal space and intimate family moments of the client. 
  • Cooking is not just a task; it is an essential component of the families daily life and well-being, so it plays an important role.
Job responsibilities:
Roles and Responsibilities:
The role of the Family Cook includes the following responsibilities but is not limited to:

  • Keep the kitchen and pantry well-stocked according to the family’s needs and preferences. Regularly check and manage food inventory, ensuring fresh supplies and minimising waste.
  • Prepare up to three meals per day for each family member (this will vary based on the family eating at restaurants or ordering take-aways)
  • The family enjoy simple and straightforward meals yet the cook must have flexibility to prepare something more complex for special occasions
  • A focus on fresh, high quality ingredients ensuring that every meal is not only delicious but nutritious and wholesome
  • Experience with vegetarian cooking, as well as members of the family who eat meat and fish
  • Educate and involve the children in the process of meal preparation and cooking to foster an understanding of nutrition and healthy eating habits
  • Occasionally cook for larger groups when family and friends are staying
  • Regularly review and adapt the meal plans to reflect any changes in the family members health needs and preferences
  • Where necessary, collaborate with nutritionists or dietitians to create specific meal plans and learn to implement them
  • Ideally experience in Italian cuisine and never fried food
  • Job location is in Dubai but travelling abroad with the family as needed during the year and up to 2-3 months during summertime.
Ideal Candidate: 
– EU passport holder required, due to extensive travel across Europe.
– Extensive experience in Mediterranean cuisine, especially Italian.

– Non-smoker
– Very organised and a stress-free, calm personality, to blend into the household, to promote a peaceful environment.


  • Salary up to USD 6,500 per month, DOE
  • Live out position, with no accommodation provided
  • 1 return flight ticket per year after completion of the first 12-months of service
  • Accommodation provided during travels (could be shared with other house staff)
  • Medical insurance
  • Visa


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