Hands on Estate Management couple – chef – housekeeper.
To include cooking, housekeeping, general and grounds maintenance, driving and security.
A professional and experienced couple are required for a large residence in Surrey. The couple will be proactive, self-sufficient and be capable of running this 8 bedroom property, in four acres of grounds. The residence is the home of a couple who also have multiple homes both in the Uk and Internationally. You will be required to travel with the owners from time to time both in Uk and Overseas.
The residence is run to exacting standards and the position is suitable for a couple with previous high end domestic experience, a minimum of five years’ experience and with proven longevity in previous positions. This vacancy is a long term position with owners who appreciate and respect their staff.
One member of the couple will be responsible for the day to day house management and housekeeping, the other will act as chef. Roles are however interchangeable.
Between them the couple will be managing the day to day running of this beautiful property, acting as estate and household manager, serving at table and dealing with front of house duties, overseeing contractors and security, cooking and serving and undertaking general maintenance around the house and grounds.
Chef will need to have an international repertoire and be happy to cook for a minimum of 2 adults on a daily basis with regular entertaining both formal and informal lunches / dinners and have an innovative palate. Sourcing and planning seasonal menus and using fresh local produce. You must be happy around pets as the family have 3 dogs.
Both must drive and be willing to undertake some driving duties when required, there are numerous cars on the property and you will on occasion be asked to do an airport run, shopping, errands and evening driving now and again.
Top competitive salary depending on experience. High quality in-house studio apartment will be provided. Flexibility is required but generally 2 days off per week. Both must drive with a clean license. Fluent English and computer literacy essential. Sorry no dependent children.
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|Job Category||Full time, Live in|
|Duties||cooking, housekeeping, grounds maintenance, driving, security, day to day house management|
|Accommodation||High quality separate accommodation|
|Salary||Top competitive salary depending on experience|