Nutrition Focused Private Chef

JN -012018-1848
Chicago Metro Area, Illinois

Young and energetic family on Chicago's Gold Coast is seeking a Private Chef whose passion is as much in culinary creativity as it is in nutritional wholesomeness. This family is offering the right Chef a very reasonable schedule and competitive compensation to do what she or he does best: create delicious meals within healthy dietary boundaries.

The right candidates for this position will have the following qualities and attributes:

  • Upbeat "can-do" attitude, proactively seeking and providing solutions to the needs in the household
  • Enjoys domestic service and understands the flexibility needed to faithfully serve a household
  • Experience in full-cycle culinary service – menu planning, purchasing, preparation, service, cleaning/sanitation – with a culinary degree or equivalent verified work experience
  • Courses or studies in nutrition that equip candidate to prepare a variety of delicious meals accommodating boundaries or restrictions in the following areas:
    • Gluten-free
    • Dairy-free
    • Pre-natal nutrition
    • Infant/baby nutrition
    • General health and wellness
  • Ability to work a five-day schedule that includes shopping, preparing meals in advance, preparing and serving dinner, and cleaning kitchen (but not the dishes)
  • Ability to travel internationally with the family at least once per year for two weeks
  • Ability to accommodate small dinner parties and events occasionally
  • Works well with babies, children, dog (that sheds), and sometimes a noisy environment
  • Resourcefulness – able to be consistently creative, especially within the boundaries of dietetic specifications
  • Experience working with families to satisfy all of their dietary needs including restrictions, aversions, and portion control a plus
  • Degree in nutrition or certification in nutrition a plus
  • Impeccable credentials and references
  • Experience in a domestic household or private club venue a plus

For someone who loves the Private Chef life, this is a perfect opportunity – an opportunity to use all of your skills with a great 5-day schedule and most weekends off. The compensation package includes a competitive base salary, healthcare benefits, paid time off, and a retirement plan available after several months of service.

Qualified candidates please apply online or send your resume for consideration to Joseph D’Alessandro by CLICKING HERE.

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