Private Chef / Butler – Canary Islands

Butler - Canary Islands

Our client is a businessman based in the Canary Islands and in Switzerland. He is seeking a Chef / Butler to support him.

The key to this position is a hands-on attitude with an eye for details, making sure all tasks are fulfilled to the highest standard and being organized and flexible.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Planning and preparing of healthy fresh menus for the principal
  • Using different styles and techniques for beautifully presented meals 
  • Flexible, fresh and on‐demand preparation 
  • Includes table preparation and formal table serving 
  • Pre‐Preparation of snacks and menus for off‐days 
  • Shopping of ingredients from local sources: fresh & healthy bio (organic) food only 
  • Includes full kitchen cleaning and table cleaning 
  • Butler Services 
  • Coordination of housekeeping and external contractors
  • Laundry dispatching
  • Car fleet care 
  • General shopping 


  • Confident in international cuisine including Italian, Asian and Vegetarian
  • Menu planning for a very healthy and sporty lifestyle 
  • Work in a clean and tidy manner 
  • Able to work independently 
  • Private experience 
  • Driver license 
  • Other duties around the home (butler services/housekeeping)
  • High Discretion 


  • Canary Islands and Switzerland
  • An apartment will be provided in the Canaries and in Switzerland as well
  • Travelling with principal to Central‐Europe for extended stays 

Candidates must have:

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Must speak English or German
  • Well behaviour and knowledge of etiquette and protocol
  • Calm and stress-resistant

Compensation & Benefits:

Salary: depends on experience

Flights and accommodation are covered.

Interested candidates who meet (or exceed) the needs of this wonderful opportunity should email Sebastian Hirsch with full work history, a current photo and written references.