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Cook- Belgravia (live-in or live-out)

Cook required to work 5.5/6 day week for clients in Belgravia. Working hours are 7am-5/6pm (2 breaks are given throughout the day). Usual day off is Saturday unless the Principals' are entertaining guests.

Salary
up to £40,000.00
Location
Belgravia
Position
Permanent

You will be required to cook all three meals a day. Starting with the children’s breakfasts around 7.30am, followed by the Master & Madam of the house.  Lunch  and Dinners will need to be prepared and served; another staff member will help you to serve.

Salary will be based on the experience of the candidate and proven longevity with previous families.

A shared staff house is available should you require accommodation some/all of the time.

Responsibilities

  • Cuisines desired- Indian, other Asian (Thai, Chinese, Japanese) as well as fresh soups, salads, a variety of healthy dishes, experience of gluten free/diary free would be preferred.
  • Will be required to keep the kitchen clean, keep ingredients stocked, place online orders

Skills needed:-

  • Would suit someone energetic, flexible and willing to ‘muck in’ and help with ordering groceries online and serving the family meals.
  • Will be responsible to keep the kitchen clean.
  • Ideal candidate will have some residential experience but may also come from a junior chef background or worked in seasonal overseas private chef roles or on a yacht etc.
  • Confident with Asian style cuisine with big flavours
  • Is used to making lean, fresh food with high nutritional content. Example of favoured ingredients:- Black soba noodles, quinoa, green juices (cold pressed), chicken and salmon Teriyaki, baking with almond flour and coconut butter etc. Healthy gluten alternatives using Soy and Almond milk in juices.
  • Familiar with Ottelenghi style recipes.
  • The family are from India but they don’t eat a great deal of Indian food. More Asian inspired dishes with lots of Thai, Japanese and middle eastern cuisine in particular. Rarely British food.
  • Should be able to work as part of a team as there are other staff working closely with the family; 1 House manager, 2 nannies, 1 housekeeper/cook and one full time housekeeper and a chauffeur.

Key qualifying criteria

  • Candidates should be looking for a long term job prospect.
  • Please only apply if you are seeking employment in the same role for the foreseeable future.
  • Your employment history should also reflect this; the family are looking for someone who has held their previous jobs for a significant time.
  • Candidates used to temporary/casual jobs for the last few years will not suit this role.
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