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Live In Personal Chef

We are currently seeking an experienced live-in personal chef to provide meal preparation services for our family.  The personal chef will plan, cook and serve all meals from basic daily requirements to family celebrations. Our family enjoys good food, so the Personal Chef should have the ability to perform at a high level and provide culinary diversity.  The diet is mostly Mediterranean, fresh, and nutritious.

The cooking focus is on preparing and delivering lunches and dinner. Meals will be either heat and serve or set and served at the table.  Schedule will vary but will primarily be Monday to Friday.  Travel to family cottage may be required.  Separate living accommodations (apartment) within residence to be provided.


Chef Responsibilities:

  • Overall accountability for day-to-day culinary operations, preparing all meals and snacks
  • Prepare family and guest breakfasts, lunches, snacks, dinners, and private events
  • Organize, clean, and maintain an inventory of the pantry
  • Shop for all groceries
  • Coordinate food and kitchenware orders
  • Check freshness and quality of ingredients
  • Maintain inventory of all food items for the household
  • Standardize recipes and plate presentations

Chef Required Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years related experience
  • Commitment to working with fresh, whole foods
  • Passion for food and a variety of cooking techniques
  • Possess exceptional organizational skills, strong leadership skills, and be extremely detail oriented
  • Proven ability to communicate concisely and professionally in email, text, phone, and in-person conversations
  • Possess polished, calm, and highly discreet characteristics
  • Flexibility with scheduling; ability to work both overtime and weekends as needed
  • Driver's license with clean record required
  • Strong references required
  • Some post high school education - preferably in hospitality and culinary arts is a plus
  • Must be willing to live onsite in Woodstock, NB
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Woodstock, NB
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