Welsh & Associates

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Personal Chef

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Kalamazoo, MI
$1 - $99,999
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jul 28, 2017
Job ID

Personal Chef will perform cooking for employer and/or guests and occasional family members; creating fresh ideas, maintaining neat and clean kitchen and equipment; ensuring standard health and food safety protocols, and good hygiene.  Employee will ensure provisioning of all requested locations; maintain a professional demeanor and atmosphere.  Both Domestic and International travel is required so must have applicable documentation.  Management for accounting of expenses and requested reporting are required.  This description outlines most major tasks and is not inclusive of all duties that may be requested.
Major tasks:

  • Provide high quality, nutritious, meals, and beverage for the family and their guests.  This is inclusive of diverse menu planning, shopping, prepping, serving, and appropriate clean-up.
  • Versatile with special dietary needs such as gluten free, dairy free, and Pritikin.
  • Facilitate a safe food environment by employing the most current up-to-date food safety procedures.
  • Keep kitchen equipment maintained and make recommendations for food service needs.
  • Keep wine cellar stocked and refrigerator(s) supplied.
  • Create a warm congenial environment for family, guests, and co-workers by utilizing professional skills and other resources.
  • Cooperatively work with outside caterers for special events.
  • Provide provisioning services for motor coach and/or aircraft as needed.  Some meals chef may not be cooking.
  • Ensures personal development and continued training.  Recommend the Serve Safe Program, food shows, and seminars.
  • Periodically assists with provisions and meal preparation for watercraft; at times requires travel
  • Maintains all applicable equipment inside and outside residences; e.g., grills.
  • Travels between properties
  • Works with the administration of offices to provide caterings for office meetings, maintain kitchen supplies, and coordinate efforts with regard to requested expenses and reporting.
  • Ensures credentials are current and meets all requirements and certifications.  



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