• Location: St Tropez
  • Type: Seasonal
  • Categories Couple
  • Salary €6,000 Per Hour
  • ID 3741

Silver Swan is currently working on a great opportunity for a great returning client of ours who is looking for an experienced Villa Chef & Host Couple in St Tropez. The Villa Chef & Host Couple will respectively have the chance to use the amazing produce that the South of France has to offer with the opportunity to experiment and create your own exciting menus with fantastic Mediterranean cuisine. The Villa Chef & Host Couple will be in charge of exceeding guest expectations and confidently managing the villa and F&B services, collaborating well throughout the season. This role starts in May until September 2024.
 
Please Note: Candidates must hold an EU passport prior to applying as, unfortunately, we do not offer visa sponsorship.
If you do not hold an EU passport upon applying, your application will NOT be considered.

Responsibilities

  • All of the provisioning for your villa & managing all stock levels 
  • Keeping your villa kitchen clean and tidy at all times, and helping out in other areas when needed 
  • Maintaining your weekly budgets and making sure all accounts are done properly and handed in on time 
  • Pre-arrival checks with guests to find out about any dietary requirements and menu options
  • Prepare welcome drinks/eats for new arrivals 
  • Provide breakfast, lunch, canapés and a 3-course dinner 
  • Create and plan exciting weekly menus, preferably with the fresh, local produce that will be available to you 
  • Together with your villa team, be responsible for reporting overall basic maintenance within the villa and all villa operations 
  • Delivering 5* customer service through serving breakfast, lunch, pre-dinner drinks, canapés & dinner 
  • Ensure guest queries are answered speedily and any special requests are met at the earliest opportunity 
  • Go above and beyond to ensure guests have an unforgettable holiday by creating a warm atmosphere from the moment they arrive through to their departure 
  • Set and clear dining tables and dining room – including table decoration 
  • Villa cleanliness and presentation including interior and exterior service areas

 
Ideal Candidate

  • Must have a background working as a chalet couple, villa couple or chef and host in a private property 
  • Must be excellent in service and hosting high profile clients 
  • Must be well spoken, confident and able to multi-task 
  • Excellent guest relations and interpersonal skills 
  • Highly professional & takes pride in your work
  • Good self-motivation, organised, highly flexible and pro-active 
  • Team player with great sense of fun 
  • A Full UK/EU Driving License is essential for at least one of the candidates 
  • Ability to plan, cook and produce meals to a high standard
  • Recognised catering qualification such as NVQ or City & Guild Chef Qualification, Cooking School Certificate or extensive experience in a professional kitchen
  • Work experience in Michelin starred or Rosette Level establishments, yachts, previous ski seasons and luxury properties are a must 
  • EU and UK passport holders only 
  • Passion (couples that are passionate about their roles and enjoy what they do flourish working during the summer). 
  • Flexibility & Adaptability ( The ability to be cool ,calm and collected when plans change as this happens frequently during the summer.  Also the ability to adapt but also keep standards high)

 
Package

  • Salary: €6000 per month (combined)
  • Start date: April/May 2024 until September 2024
  • Or 3 months i.e June, July and August or July, August and September 2024
  • A shared villa with mostly en-suite rooms
  • Tips often post guest departure but not guaranteed for each booking
  • Meals on shift 
  • Travel to and from St Tropez paid 
  • Fun working environment with the possibility to return next summer 2025
  • Couples must be self-employed

 
Job Status: LIVE
Responsible Consultant: Ana López Ríos
 
 

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