Travelling Chef Sought for Professional Couple Based between Europe and America

Professional principals based between Los Angeles, the Bahamas, Tuscany and their property in Switzerland are seeking a dedicated live-in Private Chef. You must have an EU passport for this role but an American passport is not required.

Package Offered

  • £80,000 - £100,000 Gross per year depending on experience
  • Flights and accommodation provided
  • Extensive travel
  • 6 days per week

Client Background

The clients lead a very private life and their properties are run formally. Due to allergies and health consciousness, there are certain foods and ingredients that the clients are not able to have, such as shellfish, onions and garlic.  As such they desire a Chef deeply passionate about utilising the freshest, highest quality internationally sourced ingredients to prepare visually appealing and delectable meals, catered to their specific requirements. The preferred candidate will consistently exhibit meticulous culinary skills and maintain a personable demeanour.

Duties

  • Preparation of healthy, gourmet meals tailored to the specific dietary requirements of the employer
  • Extensive menu development, creation, and planning
  • Management of meal-related budgets and procurement
  • Utilization of fresh, organic, high-quality produce sourced internationally
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ensure impeccable kitchen hygiene, utilising disposable cutting boards and separate knives and ensuring no cross-contamination
  • Daily and weekly deep cleaning of the kitchen
  • Weekly menu preparation according to cooking guidelines (sample menus available)
  • Performing monthly and weekly food orders  

The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to establish a role of their own, where they can demonstrate their culinary skills and expertise by catering to the specific dietary needs of the employer.

Required skillset

  • Prior experience in a private household is imperative
  • Proficient understanding of various culinary traditions, with a preference for expertise in organic and clean Italian cuisine
  • Proficiency in crafting healthy, gourmet meals with a focus on diverse culinary styles
  • Experience in accommodating various dietary requirements and allergies
  • A personable and amiable disposition
  • A fervour for healthy, fresh, organic culinary practices
  • Outstanding communication skills and the ability to function effectively within a formal household setting
  • Possession of a valid driver's license

Additional guidelines will be provided during the application process.

Location

With properties in Los Angeles, Switzerland, Italy and the Bahamas, the role includes extensive travel from your home to the properties as necessary

Days/Hours

  • 6 days a week when the principals are in residence
  • Hours to vary to accommodate daily plans but generally include breakfast to dinner
  • Some flexibility required

Languages

You must speak a good level of English

Special Skills

You should be a skilled Chef and able to comply with all Hygiene, Health & Safety Legislation requirements.

Interview/Start date

The family are interviewing now for the right candidate to start as soon as possible

Permanent
Posted on: 30 May 2024
Chef
£80,000 to £100,000 Gross per year