Chef / Cooks Vacancies
Cook/Housekeeper ~ Venice/Italy ~ Long Term
An experienced cook/housekeeper who also has management skills is required to work in Venice Italy for a family of 3, two parents with a young child. Also employed is a British nanny and a live-out housekeeper who works 4 or 5 days per week. The Cook/Housekeeper will be able to prepare and serve excellent Italian cuisine alongside other international cuisines, be able to organise and manage the home, oversee the work of the housekeeper, assist ‘hands on’ with housekeeping duties, wardrobe care and management, packing/unpacking when the family travels etc. Applicants should have very good knowledge and experience of both cooking and housekeeping as alongside cooking daily for the family they will also be involved with the overall cleaning and care of expensive items/surfaces/silverware etc, putting in place systems where needed to aid in the smooth-running of the family home.
Working 5.5 days per week – 8 hours per day. Fluent English is essential and some spoken Italian would be an advantage.
The employer is willing to provide accommodation locally for the successful applicant.
Salary: TBD (guideline €3k npm)
Start date: ASAP
Live-In Cook/Housekeeper ~ Rome & Travelling ON TRIAL
An experienced cook/housekeeper is required to work for a family of 4 who have homes in Rome and the UK with additional travel to other locations during the year. Simple family cooking is required, a light breakfast, lunches comprising a pasta dish or an omelette with a salad, suppers are generally fish or meat with a pasta or fresh vegetables. The parents often travel therefore frequently there is only the children to cook for and the employer would appreciate a cook who can sometimes bake a cake or some pastries for the family.
The five-room/three bathroom apartment is not excessively large and the required housekeeping is easy to manage. 5.5 days per week/4 weeks paid holiday and annual bonus x 2. An independent apartment is offered as accommodation with this role. Applicants must be able to speak English fluently and some spoken Italian would be an advantage.
Salary €2k net pm ( negotiable) plus bonus twice per year and own apartment
Start date: ASAP
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