Chef | Ibiza & Zug (Nr Zurich)

Circa 6500 Euros Net Month

 

A client with a newly acquired holiday home on the island of Ibiza, is looking to recruit an exceptional chef to start at the beginning of the season.

After the summer season, the chef will relocate to the client’s main home just outside Zurich in Switzerland, there may be occasion for some international travel too.

The chef will be required to cook for the Principals, their family and guests and will also be expected to prepare meals for the on-duty staff. 

The clients enjoy healthy, nutritious stylised dishes, that taste great and look stunning, they also have an interest in vegetarian dishes.

Candidates must be able to show they can effortlessly cook a range of different cuisines, including: Italian, French, Mediterranean, Indian, Pacific Rim through to fusion, plating everything beautifully, with flair and imagination. 

The chef will also need to have a keen interest in producing food that conforms to the rules of good health, as the family wish to maintain a positive lifestyle, where nutrition and general holistic wellness is considered. All ingredients must be sourced with care, should be organic and local whenever possible, with emphasis on seasonal produce. The family eat most things, although details of intolerances and allergies can be provided to candidate’s invited to trial

Working 5-days a week, the chef will need to be flexible about their hours and be able to work some weekends, bank holidays and over holiday periods.

We are looking for someone who has a hands-on approach, a cheerful character and good communication skills. Someone that will deal with last minute changes calmly and efficiently, and who will exhibit exceptional attention to detail and excellent time management. Candidates will be enthusiastic and must show they are ready and able to work as part of a small established team.

JOB REFERENCE

#7295

SALARY

Circa 6500 Euros Net Month

CURRENCY

EUR

LOCATION

Based in Zug / Travel to Ibiza

POSITION

Chef

START DATE

01-May-2020

ACCOMMODATION OFFERED

Yes

LOOKING FOR COUPLE

No

TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD

Family, Professional / Philanthropist, Travelling

PERKS

Accommodation, Car, Health/Travel insurance

EXPERIENCE

5+ years

LANGUAGE

English other European languages would be a benefit

DRIVING LICENCE

Yes

PREFER NON SMOKER

Yes

VALID DBS

Yes

Roles and Responsibilities

Cooking

  • Responsible for the daily operations and running of the kitchen
  • Cooking high quality, nutritious meals for the principals, their family, guests and household staff.
  • Prepare food (in advance) for when the family travel by private jet
  • Adhering to all dietary requirements and assisting with supplement routine
  • Shopping for and ordering food in a timely, cost effective and efficient manner

 

Kitchen Management

  • Maintaining exceptional hygiene and cleanliness standards in kitchens
  • Responsible for ordering cleaning products and other kitchen stock
  • Minimising waste by ensuring ingredients are used before going out of date     

 

Household Management

  • Working with the house management to ensure the house schedule is clear
  • Overseeing and engaging in the general upkeep of the kitchen, ensuring maintenance jobs are logged, and overseeing kitchen contractors when necessary 

 

Events

  • Cooking for private dinner parties for up to 30 guests
  • Work with The Principals and their admin team to plan menus  

 

Communication and working with others

  • Carry out other duties as requested by the Principal or senior staff
  • Work with the Private Office where applicable to discuss arrangements relating to the kitchen, the household and family  

 

Hours

  • You will need to work 5 days a week and show flexibility with your hours 
  • There will be a requirement to respond to calls and messages outside of working hours in a timely manner

Accommodation

  • Self-contained accommodation in Zug, Nr. Zurich.
  • Accommodation in Ibiza is yet to be defined, but could be own room in a shared staff villa.

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