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Private Chef, Summer Season Contract

Company: Society Staffing
Location: East Hampton
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Due to the high volume of applications - only those that apply on our website or third-party affiliated websites will be considered. No phone call inquiries will be accepted at this time. If you are having trouble with the application, please submit your resume directly to PRIVATE CHEF, SUMMER SEASON CONTRACT Division: Executive HospitalityRef ID: RLocation: East Hampton, NY Salary: DOEJob Title: Private Chef, Summer Season Contract (East Hampton, NY) Job DescriptionA private residence in East Hampton, NY seeks an experienced Private Chef to prepare meals for a family of 5 and guests for the summer season. The ideal candidate will have excellent longevity in previous positions and will be seasoned in creating a variety of cuisines. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Creating healthy, fresh meals for family; organic & seasonal
  • Preparing Meals: simple breakfast, Lunch and Dinner depending on family plans
  • Typically, the family schedule is communicated a week in advance to help with planning meals
  • Weekly menu planning, events planning and execution; includes guest events, family dinners, etc.
  • Procuring all kitchen supplies, including groceries and any other items as needed, maintaining detailed inventory lists
  • Sanitation and organization of the kitchen (refrigerator, pantries, drawers, etc.), including post-event clean up. Must be comfortable managing kitchen with some help from housekeepers.
  • Semi-formal dining table setting and occasionally white-glove service
  • Coordinating with additional household staff to meet the principals needs
  • Managing vendors and contractors
  • Responding to special requests, errands, and related duties as needed This is a contracted seasonal position for the summertime.Schedule: Typical schedule of 5 days per week, with 2 days off, must be flexible to work weekends from Memorial Day weekend to Late September. Travel: Must be able to travel the Hamptons, NY for the weekend and spend the night. Accommodations are provided on the property, one must be comfortable sharing common areas with one other staff member. Housing is in a separate compound from the family's main house. Compensation: Salary is generous but depends on experience. Requirements
    • Minimum 5 years of related experience working as Private Chef
    • Degree from an accredited College / University / Culinary School
    • Excellent references from both current and previous employers
    • Superb command of the English language, both written and oral
    • Energetic, creative, and versatile
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented
    • Professional, polish,ed and poised
    • Experience working in Fine-Dining, Michelin-Star, or other equivalent environments
    • Comfortable working in an environment with Children and Pets
    • Utmost sense of discretion and professionalism
    • Flexible to work weekends and overtime as needed
    • Flexibility to travel with the principals on occasion
    • Valid driver's license is a plus
    • Valid US work authorization
    • Covid-19 Vaccination is a huge plusSOCIETY STAFFING205 Hudson Street, 7th FloorNew York, NY 10013Agency DCA License # - societystaffing.comDue to the volume of employment applications received, Society Staffing is unable to respond to each application individually. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected as a candidate. Please be advised that the first round of our interview process involves a direct meeting at our Manhattan offices for all positions located in the tri-state area.

Keywords: Society Staffing, New Haven , Private Chef, Summer Season Contract, Hospitality & Tourism , East Hampton, Connecticut

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