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General Information

Job title:
House Manager/Cook
Job location:
Toronto, Ontario  99999 Canada
Requisition code:
Date posted:
Job type:
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Job Category:
House Manager

Job Description

Position Overview:
Seeking an experienced House Manager / Cook for a formal style residence. The position is full time, live-in, flexibility required. Applicants should be comfortable in the kitchen preparing healthy meals, able to organize and schedule projects, and a self-starter who can anticipate the needs of the principals. Travel with Principals to additional residences in Spain, Bahamas and other locations for several months of the year.

Personal Attention:
¥ Ensure that one elderly principal is not left alone, monitoring his well being
¥ Wardrobe management and valet service for Principals, to include pack/unpack suitcases
¥ Run household errands, and personal shopping as required
¥ Liaise with the Principal’s Personal Assistant

Home Care:
¥ Ensure the home is welcoming and enjoyable as possible for Principals and guests
¥ Ensure that the day-to-day running of the residences to maintain the Principal’s standards of cleanliness, efficiency, and organization
¥ Supervise other staff to ensure they perform their duties to the correct standard
¥ Light Housekeeping on the Housekeeper’s days off
¥ Telephone and door management
¥ Schedule and supervise all trades and vendors
¥ Conduct evening detail and security check of entire property
¥ Organize and arrange flowers twice weekly
¥ Keep all cupboards and storage in the household organized
¥ Manage all internet purchases and returns of goods
¥ Manage all household inventories
¥ Following a basic household maintenance schedule
¥ Vehicle management

Food Preparation and Entertaining:
¥ Daily cooking to include menu planning and grocery shopping
¥ Provide quality food & beverage service, table settings and service in traditional Butler service
¥ Assist with event planning and execution for social and seasonal events

Job Requirements

Applicant Qualities:
¥ Must be service oriented, attentive, accessible and able to anticipate the needs of both principals
¥ Must be flexible and available as required by principals local and travel itinerary
¥ Strong cooking skills
¥ Has an excellent eye for details and flower arranging
¥ Is a confident individual who is able to think for themselves and work independently
¥ Is willing to pitch in under any circumstances, regardless of the task
¥ Excellent time management, punctuality, strong organizational skills, multi-tasking and attention to detail
¥ A polished professional who is self-motivated and energetic
¥ Must have a sense and respect of boundaries, exercise diplomacy and discretion
¥ Must maintain privacy and confidentiality at all times and have excellent communication skills
¥ Well-groomed, professional, polished appearance and manner
¥ Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record
¥ Must be legally entitled to work in Canada

Salary is commensurate with experience
Interested applicants should apply to Diane Muromoto
Please refer to Job ID: 17551
(Job number: 3572805)