FT CHEF live-out PALM BEACH FL, summer in East Hampton NY

Recruiting a chef for a very nice couple based in Palm Beach FL, no children or pets.

Chef will be live out in Florida and housing in main home is provided in East Hampton. Vehicle is also provided for chef in East Hampton.

Palm Beach: all year from Oct to June

East Hampton: Mid-June to end of October.

SCHEDULE: Chef’s days off must be flexible and fluid. Usually, it will be 2 consecutive days off and sometimes more when employers travel without the chef. Occasionally days can be split, according to employer’s schedule. Ample notice is given with the employer’s schedule so chef can plan time off.

Chef is responsible for planning and executing high end culinary experiences for the client to include Private Parties, and other functions.

Meals: Palm Beach: Lunch and Dinner for 2. Two meals per day by chef, sometimes its B and D

             East H:          Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner for 2 and up to 5-6 with visiting family

Cuisine style: all cuisines enjoyed especially French, Italian and some Asian. Meals should be prepared with healthy substitutes and beautifully presented. Emphasis on seafood and fish. Dessert is enjoyed every day and Chef should be able to do some pastry and have a good knowledge of desserts (homemade sorbets etc). The couple encourage creativity and enjoy trying new menus. Elegant presentation is appreciated. Mrs. speaks French and couple is well traveled and frequent Michelin star establishments when abroad.

Entertaining: small dinners for 4 once per week and dinner parties for up to 6, twice a month. Holidays when family gathers usually meals for up to 10, all adults and one grandchild. Additional staff can be provided when necessary. When entertaining, meals can be more indulgent, and less health oriented as needed.

Staff: house manager and housekeepers. No meals are required for staff in FL. but in East Hampton simple staff meals.

Compensation package: Competitive Salary and 8 weeks paid vacation. Paid vacation to be taken when mutually agreeable. Couple travels for 2 or more weeks in October and one week or more in February. Chef can request a day off or time off in advance, but employers prefer chef vacation when they are away.

The 8 weeks of paid vacation includes compensation for holidays worked and any sick or personal time. No additional paid time will be given.

Medical: employer -provided insurance health plan is available. The cost to the employee varies depending on individual circumstances.  Details will be provided to a successful candidate. Plan does cover family and/or spouse with employee contribution.  

Start date ASAP. The employer is currently in Palm Beach so any auditions will be in Fl.

Send resume and salary request to palmbeach@privatechefsinc.com

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