The Prince of Wales is looking to recruit a "talented Sous Chef".

Prince Charles

Prince Charles

Prince Charles has advertised for a culinary mastermind to join The Household of the Prince of Wales and his wife The Duchess of Cornwall to take over the kitchen and rustle up a meals to the "highest standards" whether they are working independently over the stove or with a team of other experts.

The advertisement has been posted on the Clarence House website, and the job specification reads: "We are looking for a talented Sous Chef to join our team within The Household of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall. The Sous Chef will be responsible for the supervision, preparation and service of food to the highest standards from private dining and staff meals, to receptions and events.

"You will be confident working alone in the provision of meals and also as part of the wider team."

The 68-year-old royal wants his candidate to be experienced and "passionate" about the quality of the food they provide and feed to the pair, and will be proficient in planning the menu, ordering the groceries and ensuring the supplies are fully stocked, and if not then they must be replenished within a set budget.

The post continued: "Working in Royal Residences across the UK, you will be passionate about the quality of the food you provide, including its origins and sustainability. You will be accustomed to planning menus, ordering and managing stock levels, budget control, health and safety (including hygiene standards and best practice), and of course delivering from menu conception through to service.

"Applicants must have demonstrable experience of working as a Sous Chef in a private house or in premier catering, or equivalent. They will have a City and Guilds Catering qualification, or equivalent, with an understanding, or working knowledge, of organic food. A flexible and adaptable approach is essential, as are excellent communication skills and the ability to work calmly under pressure."

The successful applicant will be willing to travel for work and undertake 40 hours per work as part of their permanent contract.

Although the salary has yet to be disclosed the closing date for applications to be submitted is Friday (26.05.17) just before midnight.

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