ITALIAN SPEAKING CHEF FOR PRIVATE HOUSEHOLD – £60,000 – £80,000 GPA

Role: Italian Speaking Chef

Days: 5 days per week (shifts)

Location: Knightsbridge, London

Salary: £60,000 – £80,000 GPA

Start: ASAP 

We are recruiting for an Italian speaking Chef to join a team of six chefs in an incredible UHNW private household in Knightsbridge as soon as possible.

The client is absolutely passionate about food and loves to be involved in menu planning and trying new foods etc. They encourage their chefs to try new restaurants to keep up to date with the newest food trends. You will need to be experienced in catering to a variety of diets and used to the last-minute changes that can happen in a private household!

They would like a Chef who has long term experience in both private households and within restaurants in London and someone who is used to working in a team as the property is fully staffed. You will need to have a good book of contacts and suppliers to order fresh, organic and seasonal produce.

The hours of work will vary each week according to various shifts and the salary will reflect the candidate’s skills, experience and flexibility. The family travel worldwide often and so would like their team of chefs to travel with them so the ability to do so would be great.

Interviewing now for an ASAP start.

Duties and responsibilities;

  • Prepare and cook nutritionally balanced meals for the family on a daily basis
  • Work within a team on a shift pattern
  • Prepare meals and snacks
  • Cater for private functions and dinner parties at the residence
  • Source and purchase the highest quality ingredients and to liaise with suppliers
  • Meal and menu planning
  • Food budgeting
  • Ensure the kitchen is kept organised and immaculate
  • Adhere to all health and safety standards
  • Visit restaurants and keep up to date with current food trends

In order to be considered for this role you must;

  • Be eligible to work within the UK
  • Be fluent in Italian
  • Possess (or be willing to get) an up to date DBS check
  • Have 5+ years’ experience working as a Chef within a private household and in restaurants in London
  • Possess formal culinary training and qualifications
  • Have a valid passport
  • Have excellent contactable references

To apply for the position please send your CV to info@poppylaneplacements.com. You can also reach the team on +44 (0) 2072439049.