Family of 2 adults with 6 dogs seeking a well-rounded, full-time chef for their home in Alton, NH. (waterfront residence approx. 25k sq ft with herb and vegetable garden),

Employer is in NH 8 months per year, Spring, Summer and Fall. Client travels to Ohio to alternate residence and travel can be frequent between both properties for stays lasting weeks at a time. Chef will not travel with employer to Ohio. Chef’s Vacation should be taken during employer travel periods in addition chef will have ample time off as a result of the employer’s travel schedule.

HOUSING IS PROVIDED in NH– over garage apartment connected to main home, on property, lovely, spacious, separate 1 bdrm apartment with ensuite bath and sitting area, kitchen, living room, dining area and plenty of storage space. Chef’s area has own washer dryer and separate entrance through garage. Employer’s area is on opposite end of home.

MEALS: LUNCH AND DINNER DAILY . Kitchen must be left fully stocked for chef’s days off in addition to meals being left for reheating. Dinner is usually 3 courses. Salad or appetizers, main and dessert.

SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday with weekends off

CUISINE:  Mediterranean, Italian, French, Asian fusion etc. all scratch made items including desserts. Employer enjoys gourmet menus and comfort foods.

Ideal candidate will have amiable personality, be easy to work with and respectful with other long-term staff. Familiar but non-intrusive. Important traits are being very well organized and committed to kitchen cleanliness. Creativity is also important with willingness to use garden fresh produce and make all from scratch from breads to desserts as needed.  Able to follow some family recipes. Organization is key and chef must excel in keeping inventory with pantry and refrigerator stocked at all times

Chef should have a fine dining background and be able to make easy scratch meals to 5 star menus as needed. Meals will be served on China but in a casual setting unless family is visiting. Hiring will be subject to BG check and NDA signature.

ENTERTAINING: very seldom and usually only family.

COMPENSATION: FT Salary and full benefits package including PTO, 401k

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