Atherton - CA Full Time 2 months ago

Location: Atherton, CA

Job Type: Full Time (40 hours/week), Non-Exempt/Hourly. Weekend availability required

COMPENSATION:

  • $104,000 – $170,000/year, DOE.
  • Non-Exempt/Hourly
  • Discretionary Bonus (Up to 20%)
  • Benefits: Health Insurance, Paid Vacation and Sick days
  • Paid rest & meal breaks
  • Opportunity for advancement

SUMMARY:

Unique opportunity for an exceptional, creative Private Chef.

Our ideal Chef is dedicated, highly skilled, has mastered the art of food preparation and is someone who enjoys using high-quality seasonal ingredients to prepare healthy meals in a private family home.

If you are looking for a rewarding and dynamic role that will allow you creativity and the opportunity to create menus and shape a residential culinary program, we would love to learn more about you!

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Set the tone for a creative and inspired kitchen while maintaining the highest standards of food quality and kitchen operations.
  • Manage all kitchen aspects including budgeting, sourcing, ordering and inventory.
  • Creativity with tailoring menus for specific dietary needs while providing fresh, healthy meals including fresh baked goods.
  • Focus on providing an amazing fine-dining culinary experience for the family and healthy, but simpler meals for children.
  • Maintaining a clean, organized kitchen during meal preparation as well as an immaculate clean up process by adhering to the highest standards of health, hygiene, safety and food storage.
  • Maintain relationships with local and regional food purveyors and oversee and maintain all kitchen equipment.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:

  • Michelin-rated, fine dining or private family chef experience is preferred.
  • 7+ years of Chef experience and a Culinary Degree or certificate.
  • Diverse experience with a variety of food styles, mastery of Asian fusion, preferred.

Services:

  • Passion to produce the highest level of personal professional service.
  • Respect boundaries, be discreet and ensure the family’s need for privacy.
  • Excellent communication skills, positive attitude and able to accept direction and feedback while being solution-oriented.
  • Available to work weekends and occasional holidays.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule with travel as needed.

Ability:

  • Accurately distinguish differences/similarities in intensity and quality of flavors/aromas.
  • Move about the workplace efficiently with care and consideration to noise and space.
  • Ability to work on iPhone/Mac platforms as well as GoogleSuite and comply with technology and operating procedures.

Other:

  • Fluent English
  • Knowledge of California sanitation regulations.
  • Food ServSafe certification.
  • US work authorization.
  • Driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Must pass extensive background/credit, driving, and reference checks.
  • Able to perform well rounded cooking techniques.
  • Ability to lift and/or move items up to 40 lbs.
  • Remain in a stationary position for up to 3 hours at a time.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $104,000.00 – $170,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Work Location: One location

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