Private Head Chef Cook

| Florence, Italy

Posted Date 6/30/2022

Full Time Private Chef Cook Job Offer and Vacancy in Florence, Italy

Lovely American family is looking for an experienced, highly skilled and creative live-out Private Head-Chef to work in their Palazzo in Florence, Italy.

The perfect candidate is a native or fluent English speaking person with ideally some knowledge of Italian.

The Head-Chef will mainly cook for the Principals with extended family members and a lot of guests joining, especially during the summer months.

The right person will be highly discreet and private, present but yet invisible. He/she will be able to provide a fine dining experience to the Principals and their guests. The Head-Chef will be assisted by fellow staff members and needs to be a team player. His/her goal should always be to provide the highest quality level of service to his employers and their guests. 

The candidate will start as soon as possible in Florence, Italy. This is a live-out position but the family office might assist with housing solutions for the right candidate.

Vacancy duties and responsibilities

  • ???Prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner of finest quality with healthy, fresh, mostly vegan and organic ingredients
  • Managing the chef’s assistant
  • Weekly grocery shopping at local vendors and online 
  • Checking quality and freshness of deliveries
  • High quality informal table service for up to four guests alone or with the chef’s assistant. Extra staff will help with table service when 6 guests or more
  • Preparing snacks
  • Cooking for the staff
  • Keep the refrigerator / pantry / kitchen area well stocked, clean and tidy at all times
  • Keep the kitchen cooking area pristine and always store utensils and cooking equipment in an organised manner.
  • Excellent presentation at all times

Profile requirement

  • M/F
  • At least 5 years experience in a similar role in a private household
  • Previous experience in gastronomic restaurants
  • English native speaker. Italian is a plus.
  • Food Safety and Hygiene training or certification 
  • Discretion, loyalty to the employer and strong work ethics
  • Sense of service and of duty
  • Capacité to improvise and adapt to last minute changes
  • Knowledge of a variety of culinary lifestyles with emphasis on healthy, vegan, vegetarian high quality cuisine.
  • Knowledge of casher cooking is a plus but not mandatory
  • High flexibility and organisation skills
  • Humble and private personality
  • Teamplayer
  • Valid driving licence
  • Meticulous person with a keen eye for detail ?

Job Condition

  • Position: Private Head Chef
  • Working hours: 40 hours/week with high flexibility required especially during the summer months.
  • Workplace: Florence, Italy
  • No Housing provided: Local candidates preferred. Assistance with housing solutions might be provided for the candidate who ticks all the boxes.
  • Employment contract: 3-months-temporary contract starting in July and permanent contract starting in October for the right candidate.

Private Head Chef Cook Salary

?6000 € net/months (depending on profile and experience)
Job Type
Job Categories

Share this job