Private Chef – Job #18736

Palm Beach, Florida
Posted 4 weeks ago

Position Overview:

Seeking a versatile, experienced Private Chef for a semi-formal residence in Wellington, Florida. The successful applicant will be required to prepare daily meals for the Principals and their guests. Applicants must be flexible and accommodating with work scheduling. This is a full-time, six-month contract, November – April with the potential to become a permanent year round, full-time position for the right candidate who is willing to travel with the family to Massachusetts and New York in the off season.  This is a full-time, live out position; candidates must currently live in the Palm Beach area.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Daily cooking required for refined palates; must have knowledge of a variety of different cuisines with an emphasis on organic, healthy spa style cuisine, using market fresh and seasonal ingredients
  • Create, record and track menu plans to be approved on a daily and weekly basis, ensuring variety to avoid repetition of meals
  • Able to accommodate a variety of meal preferences, restrictions and diets
  • Grocery shopping; knowledge of procuring fine, fresh ingredients
  • Organizing food supply and kitchen inventory; knowledge of procuring fine, fresh ingredients; track expenses
  • Maintain a clean kitchen and workspace at all times
  • Excellent event planning skills for formal, semi-formal and casual events
  • Assist with coordinating event staffing as needed
  • Strong food and beverage service skills, both formal and informal
  • Knowledgeable with regards to wine pairing, and assist with wine cellar management

Applicant Qualities:

  • Professionally trained with a degree or diploma from an accredited culinary institution
  • Able to adapt to a variety of different palates
  • Skilled at time management, organization, multi-tasking and attention to detail
  • Excellent English communication skills and professional personal presentation, to courteously and professionally interact with Principals, guests and staff
  • Must maintain privacy and confidentiality at all times; exercise diplomacy, discretion and respect appropriate boundaries
  • A valid, driver’s licence and clean driving record is a must
  • Must be legally entitled to work in the United States

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants please apply with resume including a three-course menu to jobs@charlesmacpherson.com

Please quote Job ID: 18736

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