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Assistant Property Manager / Chef
#964 Asst. Property Manager / Chef desired for Beverly Hills home
Salary Attractive Salary DOE
Relocation Yes
Accommodations Live-out position
Location Los Angeles, CA
Status -
Job Summary

Job Title: Asst. Property Manager / Chef

Location:Los Angeles, CA

Overview:This hybrid role is a full time-live out position that encompasses both property management as well as the culinary and personal needs of the principal and his guests whilemaintaining the high level of standards of the residence. When the principal is in residence the focus is more on the culinary and personal needs of the principal. When the principal is not in residence the focus is more on property management and working on projects best completed in the absence of the employer.

The duties described below do not encompass every facet of the Assistant Property Manager / Chef'sresponsibilities but rather provides the general requirements, essential job functions, necessary capabilities and management responsibilities.

Property Management Duties

  • Property security walk thru rotation with team when principal is not in residence and review maintenance details with Property Manager
  • Assist with pet care as needed
  • Assist driving principal as needed
  • Assist with preparing property for Principal and Guest arrivals/departures
  • Work with Assistant Property Manager / Butler on automobile maintenance and principal’s wardrobe maintenance when needed
  • Assist Property Manager/Assistant Property Manager/Housekeepers/House Assistants with cleaning residence and maintaining grounds as needed
  • Assist with errands for property or principal as needed
  • Assist with vendor arrivals/departures as assigned by Property Manager
  • Maintain a positive and professional team environment
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time.

Chef Duties:

  • Plan and execute meals according to Principal’s needs and dietary restrictions including, but not limited to organic/locally sourced health conscious cuisine or international Mediterranean and Asian cuisines; familiarity with grilling meats/vegetables
  • Plan and execute menus for daily meals and events of 2-30 included plated, cocktail receptions and family style buffet meals
  • Inventory and shopping for food, beverage, kitchen supplies and equipment
  • Review and approve household invoices for department
  • Develop and maintain a preference sheet for Principal’s and repeat Guest’s food/beverage requests
  • Flexibility to prepare meals in off-site kitchen provided by Principal and bring to main residence/or prepare meals in main residence of Principal
  • Train house assistants to assist with prepping meals and shopping tasks
  • Source and manage outside catering companies along with Property Manager for additional event support as needed
  • Assist Property Manager/Assistant Property Manager with event design presentation
  • Assist with food and beverage service as needed
  • Maintain cleanliness of both offsite and Principal’s kitchen and storage areas
  • Inventory china, silver, glassware and work with Property Manager on additional purchases and event rentals as needed
  • Work with Assistant Property Manager / Butler with wine inventory as needed
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities skillfully, confidentially and professionally while delivering exceptional guest services and team camaraderie
  • Degree from an accredited culinary school with 3+ years of private high net worth residential cooking background or 5+ years equivalent culinary training and private high net worth residential cooking; demonstrated experience with organic/locally sourced health conscious cuisine, grilling, Mediterranean and Asian cuisines
  • Knowledge of fine dining and casual plated service for 2-30 guests, family style/buffet service and cocktail receptions for up to 30 guests
  • Microsoft proficient (Word, Excel and Power Point for photo presentations and MAC products knowledge include IPhone/IPAD)
  • Solid relationship development/communication skills to effectively partner with household staff, management and outside vendors with the ability to interact professionally with a wide range of individuals
  • Maintain a respectful approach to Principal’s personal items, privacy and relationships
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing high service standards and personal services; this includes household needs assessment, meeting high quality standards for services and evaluation of Principal’s satisfaction
  • Self-motivated with the ability to think on their feet and multi task as well as be a positive and professional team player
  • Demonstrate a high level of confidentiality, honesty and integrity in all situations and consistently display a high level of accountability and use of sound judgement
  • Ability to be creative, flexible, diplomatic, humble and willingness to do what it takes professionally to get the job done
  • Must maintain a valid CA Driver’s License with a clean driving record
  • Ability to maintain full obligation, set forth in Confidentiality Agreement


  • 5 days a week typically Friday-Tuesday or Wednesday-Sunday depending on Principal’s needs. Flexibility is essential for entertaining and changing schedules. Hours for this position may vary and may include evenings, weekends and holidays.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary is $100K +DOE;salary reviewed annually
  • Up to 25% of base salary as a Bonus Payment annually paid at year end and based on discretion
  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability all paid 100% for the employee and 50% for employee’s family
  • Company paid Life insurance policy (1x earnings)
  • 401K with 6% matching paid safe harbor
  • 3 weeks paid vacation annually plus a list of company published public holidays
  • Company provided cellphone
  • Reasonable relocation costs to be determined; this is a live-out position

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