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Travelling Private Chef – Los Angeles USA

£350.00-£550.00 per day|Los Angeles USA|Temp - Perm

A high profile VIP client is recruiting a Chef with extensive experience. This is a temporary position lasting 4-6 weeks with the possibility of becoming long-term. Applicants with knowledge of special diets including plant-based and keto would be of particular interest to the family, along with Michelin or fine dining restaurant training. A US visa will be arranged by the client for the selected candidate.

Accommodation and a staff vehicle will be provided for the Chef and several days of training with the client’s current Private Chef will be arranged before you take over.

There is no set budget for ingredients and you are encouraged to source the best produce available to you using local and specialist suppliers.

The Chef is asked to prepare all meals and snacks for the two main principals and separate meals for the children. You will be joining an established team of private staff where a team-player approach is absolutely essential. Overall, the Chef will be cooking for approximately 12 people each day including the principals, their two young children and household staff.

Applicants must show their knowledge and experience in catering for clients with special dietary requirements, notably plant-based/vegan and keto/low carbohydrate in particular. The clients follow a healthy and balanced diet with occasional indulgent treats. There is a focus on a varied weekly menu with an emphasis on beautifully presented dishes.

A portfolio must be submitted from all applicants including an up to date CV, candidate photograph, food photographs and several sample menus including those suitable for the special diets listed above.

 

Responsibilities

  • Shopping and placing orders with quality suppliers
  • Management and rotation of dry stores, fridges and freezers
  • Accounts and submitting expenses
  • Menu planning for different members of the household
  • Maintaining an immaculate kitchen and work areas relating to your role
  • Preparing dishes that align with any dietary requirements
  • Taking care to present dishes carefully and beautifully
  • Offer a wide repertoire of dishes each week, avoiding too much repetition
  • Adapting to any dietary adjustments
  • Avoid serving high carbohydrate options as requested
  • Work well within the wider team and offer your help and support when needed

Key requirements

  • Extensive experience as a Private Chef
  • Michelin/fine dining restaurant experience
  • Food images showcasing a wide repertoire of beautifully presented dishes
  • DBS background check
  • Verifiable written references
  • Initial availability for a 4-6 week booking with the flexibility to extend if required
  • Valid passport without travel restrictions into the USA

Start date: 28 March 2022

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