Personal Chef: Part-Time, with potential for Full-Time At Lovely Roots Gourmet, we take the upmost pride in our quality of service. Our chefs are versed in various genres of cuisines, special diets and uphold the highest culinary standards. The candidate must also have a character that matches our mission. Learn more about Lovely Roots Gourmet’s mission and philosophy at www.lovelyrootsgourmet.com Our chefs are expected to provide safe and comfortable relationships with our clients. With this in mind, we select our chefs for their culinary talent and their personalities. We perform background checks and every chef is insured. Our clients can rest assured that our chefs are fantastic cooks and exceptional people. Lovely Roots Gourmet serves communities in Palm Beach, Broward & Dade Counties. For this reason, the candidate must have reliable personal transportation. Our clients choose Lovely Roots Gourmet because we provide delicious, health-conscious meals prepared with love and mindfulness. Team Lovely Roots uses only natural sweeteners, whole grains, and sustainably sourced seafood and meat products. We do not use any highly processed foods or anything containing artificial flavors or preservatives. We are committed to using the highest quality organic, whole foods with local and seasonal ingredients to enhance our clients lives.
Work with Lovely Roots Gourmet management and Client(s) to create health-conscious, flexitarian and dynamic menus on a weekly basis
Correct purchasing of all ingredients and foods required for service
Proper storing and organization of food and equipment in clients home
Prepare meals which can be reheated at a later time
Proficient with dietary and allergies restrictions and alternatives
Adhere to cultural, religious and/or health-related restrictions
Flexibility and openness to special requests
Acute attention to detail regarding hygienic and sanitary practices
Leave no trace! Ensure kitchen is spotless before you leave client’s home
Understanding of timing when it comes to preparing family meals
Keeping up with current food trends, especially plant-based and health conscious trends
Culinary degree preferred but not required
Have a minimum of two years professional culinary experience in eitherrestaurants, hotels, catering or as a private chef
Have a passion for the culinary arts and a commitment to improving your craft
Highly proficient in a broad range of cuisines and techniques, especially plant-based, vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free
Self-motivated, self-reliant and dependable (you will be on your own most of the time)
Highly organized and meticulously clean
Positive mindset and a sense of humor
Talented multi-tasker with a proven ability to work quickly and proficiently
Remain open-minded, especially with regard to input, suggestions and feedback
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Friendly, personable and able to adapt to different home/cultural environments
Flexibility with hours and scheduling
Excellent references from both current and previous employers
Serve Safe certified
Valid driver’s license and working vehicle a must
You must have a working cell phone to communicate with clients and management
You must be able to pass a background check
Compensation Competitive and commensurate with experience.
Apply Feel like you’re ready to join Lovely Roots Gourmet’s growing team? Submit your resume and a brief cover letter (both as attachments) to firstname.lastname@example.org In your cover letter, describe the following: ⧫ how you became a cook/chef ⧫ your philosophy or view on the importance of food with regards to overall health ⧫ your three favorite ingredients to cook with and why
*Include 2-3 professional references with working phone numbers at the bottom of your resume.
*Submissions without cover letters and references will not be considered.
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Dade, Broward & Palm Beach Counties in South Florida