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Luxury Kitchen


Private Chef preparing a meal

Looking for a luxury private chef experience in the comfort of your own home? Look no further, recruitment has never been easier!

At Tailored Staff, we're driven by our experience and the hunger for understanding your unique needs. We take great pride in delivering tailored solutions and perfect match for your family & household based on your requirements.

So why wait? Treat yourself to the luxury of having a top-tier professional private chef to prepare delicious meals at your own home.

Benefits of hiring a Private Chef

Hiring a private chef comes with benefits that can shift your dining experience.

Private chef takes all the hard work in the kitchen from you, allowing you to relax and enjoy delicious meals in the comfort of your own home. You are provided with a restaurant-quality dining experience, however home-cooked and well balanced meals, and you know what's in each!

To hire a private chef is the perfect choice for those who value convenience, delicious food and perhaps follow some dietary requirements or restrictions.

There's always a room for clients who don't need a full time top service, an option to hire a cook or a housekeeper-cook can be the best choice. Whatever your heart or budget desires!

Ready to experience culinary excellence at your doorstep? Contact us now to hire your Private Chef and elevate your dining experience.
Email us at or call us at 0208 087 3609. Your perfect culinary match is just a message away!


Tailored Menus

When you work with a private chef, they can create perfect menus just for you, considering your likes and dietary needs. They often take courses targeting specific diets or a holistic approach which means they can help to construct menus truly fitting your needs. Imagine you need to follow gluten-free diet, vegan, or low-carb diet to meet your fitness goals. Tailoring menus to your specific needs can make a significant difference.

It's like having your own food magician. They tailor each dish to your tastes and health goals, giving you total control over what you eat. Plus, they bring in exciting flavors you might not have tried, adding a sprinkle of culinary magic. Their dedication and know-how make every day a feast, whether it's a regular day or a celebration!

Hand holing a Food Menu


Nutritional Expertise

Hiring a private chef means more than just great meals. They're experts in nutrition and can tailor meals to your dietary requirements. They offer advice on ingredients and portions for better health. If you follow any diet you'll be pleased to find we-balanced meals you couldn't imagine preparing yourself.

There are many aspects and requirements to consider. You can take inspiration from this youtube video considering age group,

youtube video focusing on nutrition for children  or nutrition during pregnancy

Check out this article, CULINARY MEDICINE,  which presents a combination of personal experiences and professional expertise, demonstrating how hiring a private chef with knowledge of plant-based nutrition and culinary medicine can scientifically support improved nutrition through personalized meal planning.


Convenience and Time Saving

You can say goodbye to the hassle of meal planning, grocery shopping, and cooking.

Did you know that most of us spend up to 15 hours per week on shopping, food preparation, cooking, and cleanup? Your new private chef takes care of that, ultimately giving you the most precious gift: time. Enjoy restaurant-quality meals without the need for reservations or dressing up.



Culinary Variety and Different Cuisines

Bringing in a skilled professional expands your culinary horizons. They're experts in variety of cuisines and cooking methods you din't even know exist.! They highlight any cuisine expertise upon the recruitment process so you will know beforehand what can you expect.

Christmas, Birthdays and Special Occasions


Hosting a dinner party or celebrating a special occasion becomes effortless when you have a personal chef. They can work solely or with you together on crafting a memorable menu, settings and overall atmosphere you want to impress you friends or business partners with.


Food Safety

Private chefs are extensively trained in food safety and hygiene, ensuring that every meal they prepare is safe and wholesome. This gives you the extra peace in mind that the ingredients you will end up consuming are handled, stored and cooked with professional care, avoiding any unwanted risks.

Why Should You Choose Tailored Staff for Your Next Private Chef Hire?

At Tailored Staff, we proudly extend our services across London, the entire UK, and offer on-demand international placements, including services for private yachts.

Founder's Vision:

Tailored Staff is driven by the vision of our founder, Kate, who holds a master's degree in Economics and Business Management. With a wealth of HR experience gained during her extensive studies and career, encompassing demanding PA roles and effective portfolio management, Kate deeply understands the critical role of recruitment in risk management. Inspired to revolutionize the recruitment landscape, Kate established Tailored Staff with the mission to connect top-tier candidates with exceptional opportunities, aiming to provide the perfect match for each client.

picture of Tailored Staff founder - Kate Cerna, sitting by her office desk, looking into camera

What makes us unique 

We get to know every candidate on personal level, not only following the few lines in their CV, which doesn't say much about their personality. That truly sets up apart. We also communicate with you through the entire process to ensure a stress-free experience.

Time is the essence and we take that time and effort to treat every search with top importance. 

In regards to our service delivery, we believe that having a physical office in central London is not a prerequisite for providing exceptional service to our clients and candidates. At Tailored Staff, we have opted for a fully remote service model, allowing us to efficiently serve our clients. Meetings are arranged to suit our clients' convenience, and we ensure coverage of London and the surrounding areas through in-person interactions as needed.

Our experience and expertise in the industry

At Tailored Staff, we bring over 10 years of expertise in the recruitment industry. We understand the department and skills required for the roles and having served high-end clients and luxury households, we possess a vast know-how on how to source the ideal candidate for each household.

Our commitment to finding the right fit for your needs

At London's Top Private Chef Recruitment, we know finding the best match is really important for you. We take on board your life-style, requirements and unique needs that are to be met by professional culinary master or cook. It's not only the training and expertise, it's also the personality that needs to match into your set up.

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OUR Rigorous Private Chef Hiring Process

At Tailored Staff, we pride ourselves on the meticulous selection and screening process we employ to find the perfect private chef candidates for our clients. Our goal is to match you with culinary professionals who not only excel in their craft but also align with your specific needs and preferences. We have successfully provided a lot of private chef jobs in London and also country wide.  

Initial Consultation 

Understanding Your Unique Needs

We begin by conducting a thorough initial consultation with you. This is a crucial step where we seek to understand your lifestyle, dietary preferences, specific cuisine interests, dietary restrictions, preferred schedule, and any other essential requirements. This in-depth understanding forms the basis for our candidate search. And we recruit the best person suitable for the private chef job.

Job Requirements and Preferences Assessment

Once we have a comprehensive understanding of your needs, we assess job requirements such as dietary and cuisine preferences, desired schedule, budget considerations, kitchen facilities, and staff coordination needs. We pay close attention to every detail you provide, ensuring a customized approach to candidate sourcing.

Candidate Sourcing and Extensive Network

Our team leverages our extensive network and experience in the industry to source a targeted pool of candidates. We meticulously search for individuals who align with your criteria, including culinary skills, experience, personality, and work ethic. Basically to find out the perfect person for the private chef job.

Comprehensive Candidate Interviews

Before presenting candidates to you, we conduct extensive interviews with each potential private chef selected from the vacancies. Our focus is on skill assessment, educational and professional background, experiences, achievements, and any specialized culinary expertise they may possess. Additionally, we like to dig deeper into their motivations, long-term goals, and values to ensure a strong match with your requirements. So that, we can hire a private chef who is the perfect one for you.

Skill Assessment and References

We thoroughly assess their culinary skills and expertise through practical assessments and skill demonstrations. Furthermore, we contact and verify their references to ensure they have a proven track record of delivering exceptional culinary experiences.

Client Interview

Once we shortlist candidates, we recommend you conduct interviews, either by phone or in person. During these interviews, you can discuss your expectations, core values, and specific rules for staff. We highly recommend a trial day, allowing you to experience the chef's capabilities firsthand and establish a strong working relationship.

Contract Phase and Successful Placement

After you've chosen a private chef, we guide you through the offer and contract phase, ensuring a smooth transition and successful placement.

Please enquire about hiring a Private Chef by sending us an email to

  • What Can I Expect from a personal chef?
    In general private chef takes care of cooking, cleaning & maintaining the kitchen, grocery shopping and making sure the kitchen is well stocked. It depends on your preferences or the household set up whether to entrust the chef with full kitchen budgeting, or working together with house manager or a head housekeeper, and the amount of duties and responsibilities can be personalized. It's important to distinguish whether you look for a chef per se or prefer to be more involved in the kitchen with cook or cook-housekeeper.
  • Should I hire Private Chef or Housekeeper-Cook?
    1. How Should I Decide Which Private Staff to Hire? When considering hiring private staff, begin by evaluating your budget. Based on your budget, you can then determine the type of staff to hire. As a private chef agency based in London, Tailored Staff offers various roles, including senior personal chefs, cooks, junior cooks, or a mixed role like housekeeper-cook. Next, consider your specific requirements, such as lifestyle, desired culinary expertise, availability, communication style, and overall suitability for your household and family. 2. Private Chef Services: Hire a Culinary Expert Looking to elevate your dining experience at home? Hire a private chef in London through Tailored Staff. Our private chefs are dedicated professionals who craft bespoke menus tailored to your dietary preferences, nutritional needs, and culinary desires. Whether you're a busy professional, a family with specific dietary requirements, or someone seeking a gourmet dining experience at home, our private chef will transform every meal into a delightful and unique culinary journey. 3. Housekeeper-Cook Services: Effortless Meals, Impeccable Home For those seeking a seamless blend of culinary expertise and household management, our housekeeper-cook services are the perfect solution. Our housekeeper-cooks excel not only in crafting delicious and healthy meals but also in managing various household tasks. From grocery shopping to meal preparation and light cleaning, they ensure your home runs smoothly, allowing you to savor freshly prepared meals tailored to your taste while maintaining an impeccable living space. Optimize Your Culinary Experience with Tailored Staff At Tailored Staff, we're committed to matching you with the perfect private staff to enhance your culinary journey. Explore our various service options, and let us help you find the ideal private chef or housekeeper-cook to meet your unique needs and elevate your dining experience.
  • What qualifications should I look for?
    Almost every chef comes with certain educational background. There are many renowned culinary school that deliver great chefs like or and if you're aiming for top notch chef, they will most likely have a certificate from a prestigious culinary school. Expertise is another key factor. Every chef, depending on their level, will have certain areas of expertise. It's important to take on board what type of cuisine they excel in and whether that corresponds with your taste buds. As an example we can take French cuisine, Italian, Asian or American. You will also need to take into account experiences. Most senior chefs come with years of experience in both restaurant and private settings, however junior can lack one or another. It depends which level you are looking for and match the expected experiences with every candidate. You can check out Instagram for inspiration as most chef have their own to showcase their passion.,,
  • How much does a private chef cost for full-time hiring?
    How much you pay for a full-time private chef varies. Private chef salary depends on their education, training, experience, where you live and also your lifestyle and what you need. We will walk you through understanding the cost factors.
  • What is the best way to find a qualified private chef?
    The easiest way to find a great private chef is to work with our agency. We specialize in connecting you with skilled and highly-trained experts who perfectly align with your preferences. We carefully check and choose new chefs by looking at their background, skills, and references. This way, you're getting the best match when you hire with us.
  • How long does it take to hire a kitchen staff?
    Finding private chef by yourself can be time consuming and slow. But teaming up with us makes it faster. We'll meet your time needs and show you good candidates quickly. We will find the perfect private near you. Making you happy with your food is what matters to us most.
  • What's the top private chef hire agency London?
    Top private chef agencies in London UK typically focus on event hire chefs or caterings, but Tailored Staff is unique. We specialize in matching full-time, permanent positions with skilled private chefs who truly understand your needs and preferences. Count on us, we've got the expertise!

Claire J.

“Our journey with Tailored Staff to find a private chef for our family was simply fantastic. Kate truly understood what we were looking for and presented us with amazing candidates. The new chef we chose not only wowed us with culinary skills but also became a seamless part of our family. If you're trying to find the ideal private chef, I highly recommend Tailored Staff. Thank you for bringing culinary joy into our home!"

Sarah D.

"Thank you for connecting us with an amazing housekeeper-cook. She not only cooks wonderfully but also keeps our home in top-notch order. You've truly made our household run smoothly and tastefully."

Joanna L.

"I can't thank Tailored Staff enough for finding a true kitchen master who handles my husband's gluten-free diet with such expertise. Cooking under those restrictions was always stressful, but our chef has turned it into an effortless culinary experience."
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