Personal Chef

Date posted:
May 19, 2020
Shore Based Jobs
Villa staff
Campbell River, BC
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You describe yourself as organized and a forward thinker. You have a passion for providing quality food service and surpassing client expectations. You are adaptable and thrive in being resourceful in new situations. We are looking for an experienced Personal Chef to prepare and serve meals for a private family in Campbell River, BC.

The Personal Chef is responsible for creating healthy meals for the family and traveling with them throughout the year The ideal candidate is a self-starter with exceptional communication and problem-solving skills. Excellent opportunity, great perks, great benefits and salary for the right candidate.

Travel is an important part of this position and involves significant travel each year within BC, to Mexico and on a private yacht. Travel includes working over most of the major holidays and the incumbent must be able to work over these holidays. Standard workdays would be Thursday through Monday - days and hours will be different when travelling and the successful candidate must be prepared to work longer hours/days.


  • Meal planning, shopping, sourcing of ingredients, preparation and clean-up
  • Food/wine inventory and control
  • Make sure there are always healthy snacks available
  • Keep freezer stocked with meals for days off
  • Organize and manage the kitchen area. This includes all clean up after cooking and daily/weekly kitchen sanitation. Review foods for expiration dates and remove as necessary.
  • Develop and modify menus or create new ones that meet quality standards

Preferred applicants should have:

  • Significant cooking experience in a fine dining establishment or in private homes
  • A focus on the health and wellness of the family.
  • Expert knowledge of formal table service and wine paring
  • Comfort with cooking for guests with dietary restrictions
  • Resourceful outlook to food sourcing, preparation, and presentation
  • Positive, friendly attitude, trustworthy, reliable
  • Extensive cocktail experience