Seeking Chef or Great Cook

| Okeechobee, FL, United States

Posted Date 6/16/2021

A low profile family with high expectations located in Okeechobee, Florida seeks a Cook / Chef for a 12,000 square foot home serving family and guests. This is a full time position for the right candidate.  

classically trained Chef is not a must for this position, a fabulous cook with a great attitude is required.  You must be very pleasant and flexible, this is non negotiable

While this is a working cattle ranch it is an upscale refined setting.

As the Cook / Chef you will plan, source, develop and execute 2 to 3 meals per day while offering exciting and healthy meals.  You will plan, prepare, and serve meals for holidays and special occasions and events as needed. 

    • Prepare delicious and nutritious meals per the preferences of the Principals and their family. Responsible for keeping healthy, prepared, ready-to-eat options in the fridge at all times.
    • Coordinate weekly, and daily menus per the needs and dietary restrictions of the Principal and their family.
    • Check in daily with the Principal to get an approximate headcount for meals that day and adjust the menu accordingly, if necessary.
    • Prepare and serve fine cuisine, with a gracious personality, present and serve food creatively and in an elegant manner.
    • Prepare delicious entrees, snacks, salads, appetizers, desserts, beverages, etc.
    • Shop for fresh groceries to ensure the kitchen and pantry are running smoothly, check all purchased supplies for quality and account for each item. 
    • Label and date food containers in the fridge and pantry.
    • Keeping the fridge, dining room & pantry clean and organized at all times to Principals established standards.  Report any malfunctioning / broken cooking equipment i.e.: stove tops, ovens, refrigerators, blocked kitchen sinks, etc. As well as any broken items such as wine glasses, plates, missing cutlery, etc. 
    • Review and submit menus weekly, new healthy options are welcome, create and explore new recipes and food the family will enjoy.
    • An accurate accounting of expenditures is required monthly.



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