A busy family of three, who are based near Pewsey, Wiltshire, SN9, are looking for a chef to work in their home. This is a live out role. You must have a full driving license for this role and your own car to commute to this property.
£250 - £300 per day
Overtime for any additional hours worked.
A mother and her two children, have just recently purchased a beautiful property close to the daughter’s school. The family will use the property during the holidays and half-term, with other long weekends when the children have exeat (weekends off from the boarding school). The family’s main residence is in London. When the family are in residence the family consists of two teenage children who are at boarding school, and two small Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dogs who travel with the mother between properties. The family are looking for a long-term Sunday Chef/Cook to do the Sunday cooking. The family entertain from time to time and have guests over during the holidays so you should be able to cook for the family or larger gatherings at the property.
Your role will be focused on meal planning and preparation, cooking and then clean up for lunch and dinner for the family. The family like traditional Sunday roasts.
You will be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen and keeping it in good condition, cleanings all surfaces and floors after use, keeping pots, pans and all work surfaces well cleaned and polished. You will also ensure that the ovens and refrigerators are clean and out-of-date items are discarded. You will be in charge of planning menus and making sure that any dietary needs are covered.
You should be a confident cook, able to cook fresh, healthy meals and menus, and be willing to take full charge of the kitchen and food the day you work, so that the family can relax.
If you can batch cook from time to time this would also be appreciated. You should enjoy cooking and be looking for a long-term role.
The family live in near Pewsey, Wiltshire, SN9. This is a live out role and you must be able to commute easily to the property.
Working 2/3 Sundays per month, 9am – 7pm. With flexi time paid in addition if you have to go to the shops for menu ingredients. If you agree to work any additonal weekends then you will be paid in overtime. The 2/3 Sundays per month will be paid as standard, even if the family are travelling and you don't need to work.
You must speak a good level of English to communicate with the family.
You should be a skilled cook and able to comply with all hygiene, health & safety legislation requirements. You should have your own car and be able to commute easily to the property.
The family are interviewing now for the right candidate to start ASAP. We are recruiting safely within the COVID-19 regulations.
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