Live in/out Chef / Housekeeper job near Slough, Berkshire
An excellent and flexible chef is needed to cook for the Principal of a large estate in Berkshire. He enjoys light and simple Mediterranean style food but he is looking for good quality. As you will not be required to cook every day, you will need to be willing to undertake light housekeeping duties, assisting the head housekeeper and cleaner with daily housekeeping tasks around the home. You should be a confident cook of fresh healthy meals, the family enjoy a healthy lifestyle and eat light dishes, mainly based on Mediterranean style of eating to include lots of fresh vegetables, salads, fish and meat. Ideally you will feel comfortable to cook for a small informal dinner party. You will care for the kitchen, have responsibility for provisioning and household shopping.
Ultimately we are looking for an all-rounder who is happy to muck in wherever needed! This is a small team and really nice environment to work in.
The house is used as a weekend residence as the Principal stays in London during the week. You will be required to travel to London occasionally to assist in the property there, and in the future there may be opportunities to travel abroad.
Partners and pets cannot be accommodated.
Driving is essential and a car is provided for work purposes.
You will be required to work weekends with two days off in the week, and flexible hours are required when the Principal is in residence.
Hours 50 hours over 5 days
Accommodation: lovely separate, self-contained cottage on the estate
Salary: £40+ gross per annum
Job number: 53714
Responsible consultant: Lucy Urquhart
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