Job: Chef/Cook, New York City, NY

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New York City, NY  10002 United States
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Starting Salary $90K per year, Insurance after 90 days
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Job Description

Job Description: Full Time, Live-In or Live-Out Chef/Cook

Schedule: Full-Time, Monday-Friday schedule with flexibility to include nights and weekends as required
Accommodations: Live-In or Live-Out
Location: New York City, NY
Travel: NA

A wonderful New York City Couple with two small children ages 5 and 6 years old, seeking an experienced Full-Time, Live-In Cook-Housekeeper as required. The Candidate must be experienced working in a fine home and be able to demonstrate excellent cooking skills, as well as assisting the two Housekeepers when needed. This is a hands-on position therefore the candidate must be knowledgeable in all aspects of common household cleaning. The ideal candidate enjoys cooking healthy, delicious, meals, (Mr. loves South American Cuisine, Mrs. has a more sophisticated palate). Furthermore, the candidate must be flexible to run errands, grocery shop, and have the ability to cook for up to 12 guests when the client entertains. The candidate is required to prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner as needed for the family and staff. The staff includes a Personal Assistant, Nanny, two Housekeepers, and Houseman/Chauffeur. The Client prefers someone who speaks great English, has excellent organizational skills, takes pride in their work, is dedicated, conscientious, and has experience with setting a formal table, and serving. Candidate must take initiative, practice professional boundaries, and have the ability to anticipate the needs of their employer. The candidate must be honest, and posses the highest-level integrity, as these characteristics are of utmost importance to the client. The candidate must be professional, but friendly, non-obtrusive, highly trustworthy and discreet. The expectations for quality service and efficiency are high. A positive, pleasant, willing to please type of personality would do well here. The candidate must love dogs, as the family has two French Bull Dog Puppies that need to be walked before Breakfast and after dinner. This is a great position for someone looking for a long-term opportunity with a wonderful family!

Job Requirements

" Prepare ongoing shopping lists to ensure that the home is fully stocked
" Running errands including grocery shopping
" Check for expired dates on items
" Cooking and preparing healthy, delicious meals for the family, and staff
" Organizing the home and assisting the Housekeepers when needed
" Ability to cook for up to 12 guests when the Client entertains.

Key Success Factors / Fit
" Prefer someone who is kind, friendly, and honest
" Excellent communication skills and computer literate
" Professional
" Must be able to read and write English, prepare shopping lists and take telephone messages
" Non-smoker, non drinker

Compensation and Benefits
" Salary $85K per year, Insurance after 90 days
(Job number: 3718553)
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