Chef / Cooks Vacancies

Temp Chef ~ Avignon ~ 22-28 November

A top level private chef is required to cook for a small party of six American guests who are staying at a 5* private rental property close to Avignon. The guests will require breakfast, lunch, evening canapes and dinner. Permanent housekeeping and service staff are employed at the property and excellent accommodation on the property is provided for the guest chef. The chef must drive, have own transport and speak fluent English.

Salary: Daily rate

Start date: 21st Nov

Head Chef ~ Monaco

A highly experienced and skilled Head Chef is required to lead a kitchen team preparing daily meals for a family of four and a staff or 30-40 staff. The chef must have experience preparing cuisine to ‘gastronomique’ level in Russian and other International cuisines. Candidates should have good experience leading a small brigade of four in a busy kitchen environment and be able to relocate for 6-8 weeks to the family’s chalet in Courchevel when required.

The chef should preferably already live within easy travelling distance of Monaco however all suitable applications will be considered - local candidates will have an advantage. Applicants must be able to speak conversational English, spoken French would be a plus. Chefs interested in this role must ensure that they have recent photos of themselves and their own plating on their cvs or as a portfolio attachment (not to be heavier than 5MBs), they must send to us all letters of reference, certificates/diplomas, etc along with a recent casier judiciare or DBS check. Intensive and in-depth security checks will be performed before any offer can be finalised therefore it is in the chef’s best interests to ensure that their application dossier is complete.

Salary: TBD

Start date: ASAP

Sous Chef/Family Cook ~ Monaco

An experienced sous/family chef is required to work under the direction of this Russian family’s Head Chef. Located in a large private residence in Monaco the role will include preparing meals for two adults and two children. Previous experience in UHNW households/yachts is essential. Working a 39 hour/5 day week with paid overtime when necessary.

Duties will include:

  • Food preparation for two adults and two children according to the instruction of the Head Chef

  • Support in maintaining a high-level work environment in terms of cleanliness, food preparation techniques, adherence to recipes, stock maintenance

  • Work independently or as part of a team with equal efficiency

  • Correct adherence to all operational and hygiene standards (HACCP)

  • Travel to a separate location in Courchevel for the winter season or special occasions

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of fine-dining cooking experience as a cook in a private household or on private or charter yachts

  • Strong interest in food products, cooking techniques and a desire to develop skills further

  • Hard working mentality to reach the high demands of the employers

  • Professional communication skills with colleagues

  • Language requirements: Fluent English/ Some French preferred

 

This role does not offer accommodation therefore candidates must already be living in the region and within easy travelling distance of Monaco. This role will offer a 6 month contract followed by a long term contract on completion of the 6 month period.

Salary: €3k net pr month

Start date: ASAP – after completion of extensive security checks

Kitchen Assistant/Plongeur ~ Monaco POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced kitchen assistant is required to work within a household team. The kitchen assistant will work under the direction of the Head Chef and Sous Chef assisting in all areas of the kitchen with general duties. 39 hrs per week/5 days per week.

Duties will include

  • Helping with vegetable preparation

  • Cleaning of all kitchen areas, fridges, pantries etc,

  • Washing of dishes, pots and pans, family tableware etc.

  • Correct adherence to all operational and hygiene standards

  • Working as part of a team with equal efficiency

Requirements

  • Applicants should have at least two years working experience in a similar role within a private family environment or on a luxury yacht.

  • Professional demeanour, excellent grooming standards

  • Flexible view at work execution

  • Open minded team player, yet with enough confidence to work independently

  • Hard working mentality flexible work approach to reach the high demands of the employers

  • Languages: Fluent English or French

This role does not offer accommodation therefore candidates must already be living in the region and within easy travelling distance of Monaco. This role will offer a 6 month contract followed by a long term contract on completion of the 6 month period.

Salary: €2.5k net pr month

Start date: ASAP – after completion of extensive security checks

Please note: Applicants for positions based in France MUST have a current working visa/carte de sejour or be the holder of an EU passport

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