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Private Chef required immediately: Salary R15 000 to R25 000 per month

Private Chef required immediately: Salary R15 000 to R25 000 per month

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A corporate executive requires the employment of a long-term Private Chef to ensure the catering requirements and kitchen organization of his principal home in De Waterkant Cape Town, his secondary residences in Simon’s Town and Sandton, and his safari lodge in Beestekraal.

The successful candidate will have experience working in a luxury private residence and will have professional culinary arts qualifications. Qualified and energetic candidates can expect a competitive package.

Required Candidate Qualifications

  • Fluent command of English in verbal and written communication
  • Dynamic, friendly yet professional person with kind attributes
  • Values and uses complete discretion at all times
  • Honest and Trustworthy individual
  • Service orientated with a pro-active mind set
  • Detail oriented with the ability to manage
  • Certified Qualification as a Professional Chef
  • Flexible and able to accommodate principle and guests schedule
  • Ability to travel to Simon’s Town, Sandton, and Beestekraal for up to a week at a time
  • Driver’s License with a clean record (preferred but not required)

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Planning cleaning schedule and tasks at the various residences
  • Managing the purchase of fresh produce and other food stuffs and cooking supplier
  • Creating and cooking of weekly menu’s
  • Cleaning and upkeep of hygiene standards within the kitchens
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner preparation with short notice
  • Potential dinner service duties during receptions and special occasions
  • Managing of service providers and deliveries
  • Overall prioritizing and scheduling of the completion of all duties and responsibilities
  • Daily reporting directly to the employer or his designee
  • Other household management or cooking related tasks as required

Extra Information

  • Schedule is flexible in accordance with the current needs
  • Live-In/Housing available
  • 3-month trial period

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: R15 000,00 – R25 000,00 per month


private household: 1 year (Required)


Certified qualification as a professional chef (Required)

Willingness to travel:

50% (Required)

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