Summer Couple Job

Location France
Sector Private Catering & Hospitality
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Job Number  98752
Created 13 January 2022

Greycoat Lumleys are delighted to be assisting a returning client to find them a suitable Summer couple in the South of France.

This is  a temporary role for a Chef/Housekeeper couple to provide service at a beautiful Villa with 5 bedrooms and a two bedroom guest house. Accommodation is offered to the successful couple in an en-suite recently refurbished guest room within the main property.  The position will run from the 8th of July - 19th of August 2022 and pays a NET €200.00 per person per day based on a six day week so a good earning opportunity over the summer. The client would hope for couple who are able to invoice for their services and is open to speaking to British couples. The Villa is situated in its own private domain near St Maxim in the Var region of Southern France.  

Key attributes for successful applicants;

  • Experienced Chef and good level of family style summer Mediterranean cooking. 
  • Both candidates should be drivers
  • Housekeeping experience form one of the couple 
  • Child friendly candidates as the family 6 children and often host guests. 
  • Work hard attitude for the duration of the Short term placement (1 day off per week)

This position would suit an experienced seasonal couple who have a good chalet or summer villa experience and are able to step into any Luxury villa or Chalet and hit the ground running.

Form the Chef - the client is expecting simple easy breakfasts with the occasional cooked egg fresh pastries, cereals, fresh orange juice etc . Lunch a family buffet affair with a good variety of fresh vegetables, salads, and local produce as well as grilled meat or fish. Dinner can be more formal with perhaps plated courses but also barbecues or buffet style depending on the days requirements. All the family and gusts eat together so no need to prepare a separate children's meals. The maximum number of people is usually 15 if guests of the family are staying.  The second par to the Domestic couple will act a support to both chef and the existing live out Housekeeper who works most days. This person should possess High attention to detail in all Housekeeping areas, bed making, Bathroom cleaning, Ironing and laundry etc. Candidates are expected to do their own shopping and supermarkets are only a short drive away. Service to table or hosting skills are not expected or required but would also be a bonus so as to assist the Chef. This a not a formal role. 

The chef is not expected to stay for the duration of Breakfast but just to make sure that all is presented and provided and should be able to take time off during the afternoons.

No Language skills are a required although practical French would be a bonus. A pre requisite for an offer of this role is that Candidates Are vaccinated against Covid 19. 

Please apply to Archie McClintock - quoting JOB ID 98752

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