Health and Nutrition Executive Chef position in Qatar + Numerous trips around the world with the client
We require an experienced Chef specialising in Health and Nutrition to live in and travel with a Private Family.
The Chef will be required to provide healthy and well-balanced meals (breakfast, lunch or dinner) and delicious and inventive recipes and suggestions for various occasions on a daily basis.
The candidate has to be able to innovative & varied menus and meals within a calorie-controlled diet.
They must be adept at taking into account the clients dietary and allergen requirements.
The chef must be experienced at working both independently and within part of a larger team, adapting easily to new people and situations.
The candidate needs to work closely with the children’s Governess about meals, planning and feedback.
He/she must be hands on with a ‘can-do’ attitude, assisting other members of the kitchen staff if required, including task such as food preparation, cleaning and organising all areas as required.
The candidate must be willing to take on the task of organising, managing and running this large and busy kitchen.
To ensure scheduling is arranged to suit the Family’s needs. To put in place all correct health and safety policies and procedures. To manage staffing issues and liaise with Principal regarding staffing requirements or changes.
The candidate must have the skills to present formal multiple course French style meals for our Lunch and Dinner Events for VIP guests.
The candidate must be very flexible.
Please note that regular working hours will be hard to lay out, due to the nature of the job and the family’s busy schedules.
It is a 6 day working week. When traveling the job requires for a 7 day working week with a day rewarded back per week when returning to the main residence.
To travel extensively when required with the client and quickly adapt to new countries, cultures, properties and kitchen layouts.
To skilfully cook delicious healthy and nutritious meals for the Principal, his family and their guests. This will include breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner.
A good knowledge of different culinary styles, and a willingness to work with local products such as our farm grown oranges and Qatari truffles.
Plan and deliver quality menus to meet the needs of the Principal and his family and their guests, including factoring in allergies, dietary requirements/ diet-controlled menus and personal taste.
Maintain high kitchen hygiene standards at all times.
Maintain a clean, safe and efficient working environment.
Liaise with the personal trainer when required regarding the client’s fitness & health plans.
Have up to date knowledge of developments in nutritional research, using this to inform healthy recipe ideas and inspiration.
Be willing to and execute menus for formal lunch and dinner events.
To interact with the children who enjoy cooking and baking. To work with the governess to plan cooking activities.
A genuine proven passion for food and keen interest in health and nutrition.
High level knowledge of Food Safety and kitchen Health and Safety.
Previous experience of food preparation and execution in a high-pressure environment.
Proven experience working within the catering industry and specialist health and nutritional experience and education.
Good understanding of health and safety requirements.
Ability to adapt to new people and environments, working independently and alongside other household staff members.
Ability to work well and calmly under pressure and deliver to deadlines.
A very flexible attitude towards working hours and days is required.
With your application:
Please provide sample menus and photos of your recipes (plated dishes).
CRB / DBS checked
Full clean driving licence
Full medical review required
High level of Training.
No motion sickness – Flying and Yachts