Royal family advertise new chef in London palace paying £ 25,500 a year

The royal family can live a lifestyle of luxury, ranging from staying in candle light accommodation to traveling the world and meeting interesting people.

While most of us will never have such glamorous lives, maybe working for the Royal Family is the best thing to do.

A new job like the one at Kensington Palace in London to work for a royal couple, who have 33 days of annual leave and a long list of job requirements.

But you have to be good at cooking.

Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, and Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester live in the London residence of Kensington Palace and are looking for a new chef.

Prince Richard is a paternal first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II and currently 30th in succession to the British throne.

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The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester

Prince Richard and Birgitte have three grown children and the successful candidate would likely cook for family occasions.

The announcement written on the Royal Palace website reads: “As a cook in the private household of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, you will be responsible for the planning and preparation of the daily meals of Their Royal Highnesses and, if necessary, family and guests. , including for various formal occasions.

“In this role, you will also be responsible for preparing lunch for a small team of staff, and you will also monitor and replenish food supplies and household equipment.

“As a member of this small but busy team, you will also be doing some household chores to support the running of the house, including upkeep of the kitchens.”



the youngest of nine grandchildren of King George V and Queen Mary.
Prince Richard Duke of Gloucester is the youngest of nine grandchildren of King George V and Queen Mary

Applicants should have a City and Guilds Catering Diploma (or equivalent), as well as previous experience, ideally in a private household.

The package includes comprehensive benefits, including a flexible pension plan with 15 percent employer contributions and 33 days of annual leave, including public holidays.

The role is 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday with occasional work on weekends.

The proposed salary is “£ 25,500 per year, depending on experience”.

Applications close on September 15th.

The ad then describes the ideal candidate as someone with an “exceptional eye” for detail who “is committed to providing high standards of cleanliness and presentation”.

“Motivated and proactive, you will have an enthusiastic attitude towards the job,” he said.

“You will enjoy working in a small team, but you will also be able to work independently, with initiative and confidence. “

The deadline for submitting applications is Wednesday September 15.

You can find more information about the position and apply for the job for the Royal Family here

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