• Location: Abu Dhabi
  • Type: Permanent
  • Categories Chef
  • Salary AED 8,000 - AED 10,000 Per Month
  • ID 3650

We are seeking an experienced live-in Chef to join our household in Abu Dhabi, UAE. There is a fully-staffed kitchen and the ideal candidate will be a versatile culinary professional with specific expertise in gluten and wheat-free cooking, family-style meal preparation (for a family with 4 young children), lactose-free options, and a knack for creating healthy and nutritious dishes. In addition to daily family meals, the Chef will also be responsible for assisting during catering events as needed. Maintaining a clean and organised kitchen environment is essential, and the ability to manage inventory effectively is crucial. This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented and versatile Chef who is passionate about preparing healthy, allergy-conscious, and family-friendly meals. If you have a flair for creativity in the kitchen and a commitment to maintaining the highest culinary standards, we encourage you to apply for this role. 



  • Prepare daily meals for a family of six, focusing on the children's meals, considering all dietary preferences and intolerances. 

  • Create family-friendly, nutritious, and well-balanced menus that cater to diverse dietary needs. 

  • Plan and prepare meals for special occasions and events, ensuring high standards. 

  • Maintain a clean and organised kitchen, adhering to the highest hygiene and sanitation standards. 

  • Efficiently manage and organise kitchen supplies, monitor expiry dates, and replenish as necessary. 

  • Follow recipes and instructions precisely while infusing creativity and innovation into dishes. 

  • Adapt to changing dietary requirements and preferences within the household. 

  • Collaborate with the family and house staff to ensure meal plans align with schedules and preferences. 


Ideal Candidate: 

  • Candidates local to the UAE are preferred. 

  • Proven culinary experience, with a strong background in gluten and wheat-free cooking. 

  • Familiarity with lactose-free alternatives and the ability to cater to dietary restrictions. 

  • Passion for preparing family-style meals and a knack for creating child-friendly dishes. 

  • Creative and innovative culinary skills with a deep understanding of nutrition. 

  • Proficient in following recipes and instructions, with the ability to adapt to changing needs. 

  • Strong organisational skills, including inventory management and monitoring expiry dates. 

  • Exceptional hygiene and cleanliness standards in the kitchen. 

  • Excellent communication skills to coordinate with household staff and the family. 

  • Adaptable and flexible in a dynamic household environment. 



  • Salary: 10,000 AED per month 

  • Medical insurance coverage 

  • Visa provided 

  • Annual return flights to the candidate's home country 

  • 30 days of paid vacation annually 


Job Status: LIVE 

Responsible Consultant: Laura Franzo

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