A Domestic Cook/Housekeeper will have the same responsibilities as a housekeeper but with the extra responsibility of preparing meals for the household and a keen interest in cooking. Special attention is paid to serving nutritious and healthy family meals
Typical duties of a Domesitc Cook/Housekeeper may include:
They will take care of the house, ensuring that it is neat and tidy.
The duties and responsibilities of the role will vary widely from one household to another, so we encourage employers to specify their particular requirements early in the interview process. Duties may include:
Preparing and serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Clearing away, tidying and cleaning the kitchen and rooms where food is eaten.
Presenting menus for approval and discussing daily requirements with employer, house manager or butler.
Dealing with grocery shopping and maintaining accounts and budgets
Placing orders for kitchen supplies
Maintaining stock control
Keeping kitchen pots, pans and work surfaces clean and in good condition
Ensuring refrigerator is clean and out-of-date items discarded
Tidying bedrooms and living areas
Arranging for dry-cleaning
Answering door and telephone
Feeding and exercising pets
Watering household plants
Dealing with tradesmen, suppliers and contractors
Carrying out any other tasks that the employer may reasonably ask