Private Live In/ Live out Chef/ all rounder job, Central London, ASAP £500-550net per week
Our client is seeking an experienced chef/ cook to cook all three meals a day. Starting with the two children’s breakfasts around 7.30am, followed by the adults. Lunch to be prepared and served. Dinners to be prepared but the chef will be able to leave before dinner is served; another staff member will complete the meal and serve.
The ideal candidate will be flexible and willing to muck in and help with ordering groceries online and serving the family dinner. There are other staff in the household so the ideal candidate must be happy to work in a team.
Cuisines desired- Indian, Thai, Chinese, Japanese as well as fresh soups, salads, a variety of healthy dishes, experience of gluten free/diary free would be preferred.
The family like to eat Asian style cuisines with a focus on fresh, lean, healthy and high nutritional content. For example, they enjoy black soba noodles, quinoa, green juices (cold pressed), chicken and salmon Teriyaki, baking with almond flour and coconut butter healthy gluten alternatives and using Soy and Almond milk in juices.
They also enjoy a lot of Ottolenghi recipes.
They would also like the chef to be happy to help out in other areas detailled below:
Serving tea and drinks
Serving and laying formal table place settings
Answering telephone and doorbells
Cooking family meals and some baking.
Organising and purchasing produce
Flower arrangements in the home
Organising and purchasing produce – going to food stalls/markets and ordering groceries online and keeping bills for these items.
Keeping kitchen clean and keeping all food stores/cupboards tidy, clean and organised/re-stocked.
Cleaning outdoor patio areas including BBQ and outdoor cooking equipment.
Ensuring refuge bags and recycling bags are ordered from the council and in stock.
Cleaning and ironing all linens for tables
Cleaning kitchen corridor ad lower ground floor area as well as front door.
Locking all windows before leaving each day.
Hours: 5.5 days per week on rota basis typically Sunday – Friday (sometimes weekends with notice and two days off in week)
7am – 7/8pm (occasionally later with entertaining events) and two breaks throughout the day
Accommodation: in staff house half a mile from family home
Salary: please give an indication of your salary expectations in your application.
Responsible consultant: Zoe Vickery