THE EMBASSY OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY IS LOOKING FOR A COOK (FULLTIME 40 HRS/WEEK)
TO START AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
The Embassy is looking for an experienced, forward-thinking cook who is passionate about culinary arts. The ideal candidate for this position will have several years’ experience with the international as well as regional cuisine. The cook will be responsible for preparing meals for the ambassador’s guests, managing hired kitchen help (for larger functions only), inventory management and grocery shopping.
FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES
Planning and execution of official meals at the Ambassador’s Residence
Preparation and execution of functions
Cleaning of the kitchen before and after functions
Ensure that all kitchen equipment are maintained in excellent working condition
Ensure safety and sanitation practices in the kitchen
Manage tasks related to meal prep, cooking and delivering food to diners in a timely fashion
Follow the budget established by the employer
Grocery shopping and basic accounting
Regular disposal of rubbish from the kitchen
Keeping up with industry trends and create new recipes in collaboration with the employer
Making menu suggestions
Liaising with the events team, the Ambassador and his spouse
Professional cookery qualification (Bachelor’s preferred)
3+ years’ experience in a prestigious kitchen
Experience in international as well as regional cuisine
Dedicated to food quality and control
Excellent communication and organization skills
Good command of the English language both oral and written
Ability to work in a fast-paced Environment
Honesty and discretion
Good knowledge of proper food handling and sanitation Standards
The duration of the employment is limited to one year with the possibility of extension.
The salary is fixed on a local scheme basis, normal working time is 40hrs/week, flexible working hours. Must be willing to work overtime in return for time in lieu. Candidates should have an immaculate and confident appearance in every situation as well as experience in dealing with visitors and VIP-guests.
Candidates must fulfil the requirements of legal residence in Singapore.
Please send your application no later than 15.02.2019 with the following documents
CV with photo
Copy of passport and residence Permit
Copies of Graduation documents
Copies of proof of language skills
References and other proof of experience
by email only to the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany:
Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Shortlisted candidates will be called in for an interview. Should you have not heard back from us by 01.03.19 your application was not successful.
Interviews will be held around 28.02.19.
One of the goals of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany is the professional development of women. Thus applications from qualified female cooks are expressedly encouraged.