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This job expired on September 09, 2019

Creative Family Chef & House Manager Private Family

  • Date Posted July 11, 2019
  • Location Brooklyn, NY
  • Category Culinary
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description We’re a family of four; mom runs an international nonprofit; dad is a professional writer working from home; twin girls are entering 9th grade at a nearby private school. We run an Airbnb out of our brownstone and all work hard keeping the household running in addition to our daytime jobs and activities. We travel, we love theater and creative endeavors, we support entrepreneurs, and we all appreciate good, home-cooked food! Job description

What You’ll Do

  • Meal Prep and Execution: You’ll prepare afternoon healthy snacks for the girls, and dinner for the whole family. You will order some groceries from Fresh Direct and Amazon Fresh; shop at stores like Whole Foods, Eataly, Trader Joe’s; and supplement with local shopping as well. Friday’s will be spent preparing family shabbat dinners and prepping meals for the family to use over the weekend.
  • Keep Girls on Task: You’ll make sure the girls get to their after-school activities on time, while balancing their school work, extracurricular preparations, music practice, mealtime and showers. 
  • Light Housekeeping: You’ll clean up the kitchen after cooking, ensure main floor common spaces are tidy and presentable, help keep the girls’ room neat, and share in laundry duties.
  • Manage House & Airbnb: You’ll own the check-in/check-out process for garden level Airbnb, welcoming guests them into the home. You will occasionally “pinch hit” cleaning the Airbnb in time for the next guest when housekeeper is sick/off. You’ll also receive packages, send out dry cleaning, and interact with contractors and other household service providers.

What You Can Expect From Us

  • Mentorship & Career Development: Recent incumbents of this role have gone on to be a lawyer for a hedge fund, a professional playwright, and a recruiter for a top headhunter. We will help you achieve your goals, whatever they may be. 
  • Give & Take: We believe in work-life balance. If you have to stay late one day, you leave early another. If you’re on our team, then we’re on yours!
  • Fun: We work hard but don’t take ourselves too seriously. GIrls love to sing Broadway show tunes and the household is always buzzing with energy.

What You Must Be

  • Creative & Gastronomic. You have serious chops in the kitchen, and create healthy, inspired cuisine.
  • Confident & Humble. You know your value, but have a “no task is too small” mindset.
  • Reliable & Timely. You always follow through and are five minutes early for everything.
  • Organized & Detail Oriented. You can manage competing priorities and are a stickler for the details.
  • Resilient & Coachable. You learn from your mistakes and appreciate constructive criticism.
  • Dynamic & Driven. You move fast, take initiative, and don’t fold under pressure..
  • Passionate & Committed. You are excited about supporting the personal lives of world class professionals, and can commit to at least one full school year, ideally longer.
  • Trustworthy. You are rock-solid on integrity.
  • Awesome! You are a dynamic person, highly motivated by the idea of working with other amazing people.

Time Frame & Compensation

  • Start Date: Flexible
  • 5 weekdays totaling 35-40 hours 
  • Competitive weekly pay. DOE. 
  • Vacation includes Thanksgiving weekend, Christmas to New Years. Additional two weeks paid vacation: you choose one, we choose one. Three paid sick days per year. Reduced hours & pay in the summer.
Compensation this position is : hourly, varies DOE, $25.00 - $29.00 Application instructions
This job expired on September 09, 2019
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