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Chef & Housekeeper Couple

Up to £60,000.00|Bordeaux, France|Permanent, Live-in

A Chef & Housekeeper Couple is required on a 35-acre estate in Bordeaux. Your employers are a British couple with two young children aged 2 & 7. This position is ideal for a Yacht Chef/Stew Couple or those with private household experience.

Applicants must have conversational French and hold a clean driving licence.

Although this is a ‘live-in position’, staff do not live on-site. A staff apartment will be arranged for you nearby.

Cooking: You are required to cater for the household and any guests. Preferred cuisines include; Mediterranean dishes, salads, grains, fresh fruit/vegetables, sushi & sashimi, Indian, Japanese, Thai. Most meals are vegetarian with meat served occasionally. The family are keen cooks and enjoy a variety of worldwide cuisine with an emphasis on a healthy and balanced diet.

Housekeeping: Full housekeeping & laundry duties

Gardening & maintenance: Not required (local gardeners are in place)

Pets/allergy info: 2 large dogs & 2 cats

Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this role include the following:

  • Catering for family and guests (mostly vegetarian diet)
  • Shopping using local suppliers and food markets
  • Housekeeping & laundry
  • General security/gatekeeping
  • Household management – Simple admin, appointments, liaising with external contractors
  • House sitting/pet sitting when the Principals travel

Key requirements

To be suitable for this role, you must be/have:

  • Child friendly (no direct Nanny duties)
  • Conversational French (required to oversee external contractors, make appointments and see to general admin)
  • Driving licence
  • Previous private chef experience
  • Friendly, easy-going yet professional approach
  • Excellent personal presentation
  • This role is based approx 1 hour from central Bordeaux (applicants must enjoy a rural lifestyle)

Start date: 1 March 2021

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