Large seven-bedroom residence in four acres of gardens set in a village location with easy access to London. Enthusiastic chef required for this discerning client who has a history of long-term household staff. The position will involve duties outside of the Kitchen, so it is important that you have an open mind regarding the tasks required of you.
Duties will be menu planning, preparing fresh healthy meals and undertaking occasional formal dinner parties from 12 to 20 guests (obviously assistant will be provided) or family dinner. You will be required to run and manage the property during the client’s numerous absences and deal with any contractors.
The principals enjoy a wide taste in food and like to try new dishes, ranging from English, French, Italian, and Asian. You will be responsible for household shopping, accounts and the daily running of the residence. This is a formal household and ideally you will have previous experience of a formal home.
A full-time daily housekeeper is employed, but you will on occasions need to assist with making beds, cleaning the master bedroom and bathroom and tidying. The principals spend at least 2 days per week in London, also have a home in South of France and the Caribbean. An opportunity to travel with the principals is offered but not essential.
Salary ca £45’000 Gross. 2 days off per week, usually Sunday and Monday. Separate fully furnished 2-bedroom cottage with own garden available. Driver essential, use of car for work. Non-smoker well presented. English speaking and excellent references required) February start. (HU1570B)

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