Ideally I am looking for an informal hands on “Chef/House Manager/All Rounder” type position. Full time with longevity.
Based in the UK, that said, very happy to travel periodically throughout year if needs be to oversea’s properties when required.
I have a friendly, relaxed, calm, “can do” approach to my work, as well as having a loyal & discreet attitude towards my employers.
I enjoy working with children & am comfortable looking after family pets.
Experienced with book keeping/accounts, liaising with contractors, running errands, looking after & maintaining properties with a keen eye for detail & standards.
I have enjoyed travelling the world with my cooking - also actually living in many countries along the way, learning about different cooking methods, cultures, ingredients & trends.
I am forever keen to learn more about current & new ingredients - especially how we can adapt our food with taste, presentation & style’s.
Cooking is & has always been my hobby as well as my profession. I love to wander around the international fresh markets, to buy new cookbooks, follow new innovative chefs & their restaurants - incorporating all this research in to my personal creativity.
I have a modern approach in my style, healthy seasonal fresh tasty colourful & uncomplicated.
Experienced in the following style cuisine's general Mediterranean, Indian, Asian, Japanese, Modern British, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian, Special diets, Home Baking, excellent with fish & meats.
Very comfortable with home style cooking, fine dining, business/corporate events when required. Equally happy with large family parties. Love “fresco" bbq’s, lots of seafood & scrumptious salads, beach picnics etc.
Experienced party planner.
Very happy to fly ahead of the family & set up their overseas’s house's for their arrival, or prepare & leave weekend food for families that require some privacy occasionally.
I am interested in nutrition/well being health foods, growing fresh produce, & I love flowers.
I hope this has helped to give you a little insight into my personality & work ethos.