This position requires candidates to have a US work permit. Please do not apply if you are not legally able to work in the United States.
Applicants to this position must reside within a 90 mile radius of the property.
The position for Part-time Private Chef is being offered at Treetops East in Stamford, CT AND at Treetops West in Vail, CO. So this is really two separate job postings in one... Please read all details before submitting an application. Thank you.
Duties and Responsibilities
The position of Part-Time Private Chef involves the meal planning, shopping, preparation, production, clean up, and organization of kitchen for lunch, snacks, dinner, and dessert once or twice a week. Occasional breakfast production may be required. Knowledge of allergy food preparation with considerable attention paid to dietary restrictions (allergens - gluten, dairy, shellfish, fish, nuts, eggs, seeds, etc...) is a must.
There are many varied responsibilities geared toward achieving the central objective to: Enable the parents and children to spend more time together, while taking care of all related aspects of selecting, preparing, serving, and helping them with the enjoying food and drink. In cooperation with other internal departments and under the supervision of the Household Manager and the Kitchen Manager/Private Chef. The Part-time Private Chef will be responsible for coordinating meal times, the pack of to-go foods, occasional and ocasional special events. National and international travel may be required. It is necessary for the Part-time Private Chef to quickly learn the needs of the household, and analyzing the environment to improve efficiency and service.
A flexible workweek is required with estimated kitchen production hours between 9:00am - 7:00pm Sundays and Mondays. This position is demanding and requires someone who is prepared to cook for children, has patience, is flexible, and a keen eye for detail. Discretion and compassion are mandatory.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE - Required
-Culinary Arts Degree and 2 + years of Private Chef experience; and/or demonstrated ability to perform at an advanced level.
-Experience dealing with local, organic and seasonally available ingredients.
-Passion for farmers markets and homegrown produce.
-Experience working with heirloom varieties of produce.
-Knowledge of dietary restrictions and the ability to present foods in a fun and playful way.
-Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and execute the implementation of organizational systems that are easily digestible and perpetuate the mission of creating a healthy habitat for all.
To apply to this position, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references. Please note that candidates may be subject to a background screening, drug test, and confidentiality agreement. Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. is required.
A few notes on the dietary restrictions: Applicants must have experience working with food allergies...