Private Chef

Private Chef Recruitment
  • Location: Lugano
  • Type: Permanent
  • Categories Chef
  • Salary €78,000 - €91,000 Per Year
  • ID 3572

We have a wonderful private chef vacancy working for an UHNW family of 5 with two dogs who reside in Lugano, Switzerland. The client is formal and accustomed to household staff. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Italian chef to work on a rotational basis 15 days on 15 days off. Healthy, Mediterranean cooking is highly preferred.


  • Mediterranean cooking
  • Mainly for family and occasionally for small gatherings of friends
  • Keeping kitchen tidy
  • Provisioning at supermarkets
  • Helping in serving when necessary
  • Preparing menus 

Ideal Candidate:

  • Eligibility to work in Switzerland
  • Driving license
  • Nice positive attitude and flexibility
  • No allergies to dogs
  • Flexibility
  • Language: Italian and English and French or Portuguese is preferred
  • Family lives in Lugano however, often travel frequently. 
  • Willing to move to the summer property of the family during Summer in South of France
  • Verifiable References


  • Speaking fluent Italian and English, French or Portuguese appreciated
  • Private detached accommodation is offered (not suitable for partners/children/pets)
  • Speaking fluent Italian and English, French appreciated
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in private households
  • Willing to work 15 days per month (and 1 or 2 full months in summer)
  • Salary: 78’000-91’000CHF Gross per annum based on experience
  • Job Status: LIVE 
  • Responsible Consultant: Charlotte Philip-Smith 
  • Location: Lugano, Switzerland 

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