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Scott Dunn

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Job description

We have a number of private villa chef roles available based in our luxury villas in Mallorca and the South of France.

Our villa chefs are an extremely important part of the service that Scott Dunn offers and this is a great opportunity to run your own kitchen, designing and planning your own menu, managing your budgets and using as much local produce as possible. This is a great experience to move into private chef work.

You will be working within a professional villa team in order to provide the very best experience. Our team are flexible and willing to go the extra mile to ensure that our guests have a truly once in a lifetime holiday, which is what keeps them coming back to us year after year. Our villas are beautiful but it is our team that really counts and makes the difference.

In your spare time you will be spending time in some of the most picturesque, world renowned and exciting places and enjoying the local delicacies, culture and activities. This really is a chance to live like a local, try the local cuisine and embrace everything that the country you are situated in has to offer.

If you are looking for a job that pushes you to be your very best, enables you to develop and delight your guests with your cooking skills in a private dining environment whilst working alongside some of the best professionals in the industry, then this villa chef role is the position for you.

Ensure that all our guests benefit from the highest possible level of Scott Dunn service
All food and domestic product shopping for your villa
Menu design and planning
Maintain your weekly budgets and ensure all accounts are submitted in an efficient and timely manner
Provide lunch, canapés and four/five course evening meals
Ensure that all guests’ dietary requirements are understood and catered for
Prepare children’s tea if and when appropriate
Assist in keeping your villa clean and tidy at all times and creating a warm, friendly environment
Strictly maintain all food, health and hygiene kitchen standards on a daily basis
Alongside the rest of the team take responsibility for the villa – this includes cleanliness, maintenance, communication and the overall guest service and experience


Recognised catering qualification such as NVQ or City & Guild Chef qualification, cooking school certificate or extensive experience in a professional kitchen
Minimum of 1 year working experience with a qualification or 2 years without a qualification
Full UK/EU driving licence – you will need to drive as part of your role in resort
Available for the whole season – May until the end of September
Work experience in Michelin starred establishments, functions, corporate hospitality, yachts, previous ski seasons and luxury travel companies is desirable
Job type
London, United Kingdom
F&B kitchen, Catering
English, French (optional), Spanish (optional)
Starting in
May 2019
Contract duration
5 months
Positions available
Pay range
Other benefits
meals whilst working, uniform

Scott Dunn

Amazing ski holidays. Tailor-made holidays worldwide. Villa holidays in the Med. Specialist holidays. Beach holidays. Family holidays. Honeymoons. Whatever you're looking for, we can craft something special for you.

Quite simply, they come in all shapes and all sizes. We're not your average luxury travel company; almost anything you can imagine, we can create. Or, if you don’t know where to start, our specialists can help and inspire you.

A luxury Alpine ski holiday with all the renowned Scott Dunn trimmings. An epic adventure across Latin America. A family safari in Africa, followed by a few days on the exotic coast. A cultural journey into India. Nights in a desert camp under the stars. A diving holiday in the Seychelles. A city break in Europe. An unforgettable honeymoon. Whatever you want.

Everything we do is tailor-made by our experts, who each know their specialist area like the back of their hand. Because every holiday is bespoke, each category below gives only a glimpse of the possibilities. You can browse for inspiration, but for your own tailor-made experience, please contact our travel specialists.

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