House Manager-Chef

  • Reference: #C1435
  • Rosedale, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • Full Time

House Manager-Chef

Reference #C1435

Job Location

Toronto, Ontario

Job Responsibilities of the House Manager-Chef

House Management Duties:

  • Provide high quality guest services in a professional, courteous and accommodating manner to staff, guests and outside service providers.
  • Scheduling and supervision of household installations, trades and vendors for interior & exterior and seasonal projects, including quotes analysis, negotiation and documents filing.
  • Seasonal preparation of the residence (i.e. storing outdoor furniture, wrapping shrubs, etc.)
  • Identify maintenance needs and repair projects.
  • Vehicles and machinery management and maintenance.
  • Calendar management, coordinate and assisting with event planning.
  • Managing and monitoring household inventories and a budget.
  • Supervision of household staff and working alongside as needed.
  • Answering to emergencies.
  • Assist with security responsibilities of the residence, including monitoring of electronic security systems and follow up of any alarms that may arise while on duty.
  • Travel to the different properties (domestic and international) a few times a year for up to two (2) consecutive weeks at a time.
  • General errand running, including grocery shopping, dry cleaning, office drop-off/pick-up, etc.

Cooking Duties:

  • Creating and preparing fresh seasonal meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • Take in consideration food and wine pairing.
  • Creating menus.
  • Table dressing and table service
  • Organizing and managing kitchen inventories.
  • Performing grocery shopping.
  • Handling special requests as needed.
  • Sous Vide prep for other staff members to execute.

Job Requirements

  • Strong cooking background.
  • Must have a formal training in cuisine.
  • Ability to cook cuisine from around the world and providing variety.
  • Hygiene and Food safety certified.
  • Full-time work experience with a family or an individual is an asset.
  • Ability to handle large scale special events.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • Flexible hours and scheduling with availability to work evenings and weekends according to the household needs.
  • Must have a passion for cooking, be proactive and know to anticipate.
  • Ability to adapting to the family’s tastes and preferences.
  • Energetic with a strong work ethic and communication skills.
  • Be discreet, able to pay attention to details and have a good presentation.
  • Ability to multitasking and work under pressure.
  • Must have a clean driving record and a car.
  • Must have a current legal working status in Canada.
  • Must like children.
  • Smoke-Free environment.

Job Salary

Competitive, according to experience.

Job Additional Information

  • Schedule: Four (4) days/week – 7:00 am to 7:00 pm (not necessarily consecutive).
  • Vacation: 2 weeks.
  • Live-out
  • Some benefits provided.

Job Starting Date

As soon as possible

Job Contact Information

Charles Berry, Branch Manager
Phone: 416.907.9618 ext. 224 | Toll-free: 1.866.201.8338
Fax: 647.484.0214

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