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The Culinistas - Los Angeles hiring Private Chef in Los Angeles, CA

The Culinistas - Los AngelesMore Info

Full/Part Time • Daily ($215.00 - $615.00)
Expired: Jun 18, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

3 years

Job Details
Job Details

Hiring: Freelance Private Chefs

About Us

The Culinistas is a culinary resource that gives everyone the freedom and confidence to connect around a meal. We match vetted private chefs with households for in-home meal prep, gatherings, cooking class demos and custom needs—like full time or traveling positions. As a company built by and for chefs, we deeply value the creativity and specialness of each chef, and feel proud to continue expanding our culinary community. 

Main Markets: NYC, the Hamptons, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Austin, San Francisco

Growing Markets: Upstate New York, Northern New Jersey, Westchester County, Connecticut

Job Description

We offer private chef opportunities that fit your schedule and needs. As a Culinista chef, you have the opportunity to pursue your culinary passion without sacrificing a stable and balanced life.

  • Work on your terms: meal prepping a few times a week, dinner parties every weekend, or two months of full time summer work.
  • Career Growth: We hire chefs straight from culinary school as well as lauded culinary talents looking for their next challenge.
  • Easy Admin: You love to cook, not do paperwork. We handle the booking, logistics, menu selection, and billing, so you can focus on what happens in the kitchen.
  • Travel Opportunities: We offer seasonal work and traveling positions for chefs who are interested in temporarily relocating.

You Have

  • 3+ Years of professional kitchen experience
  • Culinary School degree and/or experience in restaurant kitchens
  • A combination of fine dining and private chef experience
  • Ease & comfort cooking in high-net worth households
  • Advanced knife skills

You Are

  • Agile, adaptable, and highly organized
  • Thorough with food safety and cleaning
  • Highly skilled chef
  • Comfortable working with specific needs (i.e dietary restrictions, allergies)
  • Attentive to presentation - from keeping a tidy kitchen during service to storing/plating/serving food
  • Passionate about hospitality with a knack for creating memorable moments around food

To Apply
Apply via our website ( and select "Become a Culinista Chef" in the upper righthand corner. This will bring you to our chef overview page where you can apply based on your nearest market (eg Connecticut-based applicants should select NYC). We review website applicants much more consistently. Chefs that only apply through Culinary Agents may not be seen by our Hiring Team.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Daily ($215.00 - $615.00)

Required Skills

Advanced Knife Skills

Agile and Adaptable


Thorough With Food Safety and Cleaning

Comfortable Working in High Net Worth Households

Experience in Fine Dining and Private Chef Settings

Ability to Work With Specific Needs (I.E Dietary Restrictions, Allergies)

Passionate About Hospitality and Creating Memorable Food Experiences

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