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Private chef role in Spain

Private chef role in Spain

Posted 4 April by Change UK Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Private chef role in Spain

An established caterer with its own private Wedding and Events venue in Ibiza is looking for a highly regarded chef who is well established to fulfil the role of head event chef for weddings, pre and post wedding functions and a range of events during the summer.

General duties of the role:

  • General event duties
  • Leading the kitchen and taking responsibility of all back of house duties

with the support of the catering team for all events

  • Ensure that all items are prepared and presented within the expected time lines
  • Manage communications with the assistant chef (if present) and front of house
    • Helping set up the kitchen and clearing up of workstations
  • Generalpre event duties
    • Preparing a shopping list for each event per each menu
    • Liaising with vendors to ensure expectations are fulfilled
    • Purchasing raw materials from vendors in advance
    • Pre-preparing any items that can be done in advance
    • Keep records of all purchases and additional costs
    • Escalating any menu related issues to management in advance
  • Ongoing duties
    • Tailor menus for events depending on customer preferences and seasonal

availability of products

  • Establish metrics for cost per menu item for existing items and any further items added
  • Assist with all financial controls for back of house
  • Stock control management sheets from handwritten transcriptions
  • Assistance in other departments will be expected if the hours are not fulfilled

Time commitments per Event:

  • One full day for shopping
  • One/Two full day for prepping plus the morning of the event o The actual day of the wedding finishing around 9 pm

o A minimum of 45 hours a week will be expected

What we can offer you:

Strong Event Pipeline: A total of 15 being spread in two blocks. The first 8, starting from 23 May to 23 June. Then a break until early August and 6 weddings from 4 August to 15 September. Including a tasting that will take place on 28-29 April.

Accommodation and flexibility: In the ideal scenario you would arrive for the first block, and come again in August for another 6 weeks. But hey is the chance to stay at the villa in between to holiday or find other work through contacts made to fill in the gap.

To be a successful candidate you must have:

  • A real enthusiasm for leading the kitchen for weddings and events
  • A good communicator
  • Creative and not afraid to try and suggest new things
  • Being adaptable
  • Open to feedback
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A calm and welcoming manner
  • Previous experience of leading large events

Reference: 34824003

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