Queen Elizabeth and the palace are hiring a new assistant chef

Apparently, the Chef gets to have one drink with the Queen, once a year and all the staff get Christmas pudding.
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Any Royalist worth their salt knows the queen has a very specific diet. While some call her Majesty a fussy eater (how dare you!) there’s a lot more to it than that.

In fact, the whole royal family has special dietary requirements that the palace kitchen must adhere to.

Royal Chef Darren McGrady, who worked for the royal family for 15 years explains that Roayls do not eat garlic, starches, potatoes or pasta and all fruit and vegetables must be seasonal, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

Think you have what it takes to be a place chef? Well, good news.

The queen’s Christmas address.

The queen is looking for an assistant chef (or a Demi Chef de Partie) to join the royal kitchen and applications close on the 1st January.

Of course, there will be challenges, and the job only pays £20,143 per year but whoever gets this job will be living in Buckingham Palace … and there’s more.

The new assistant chef will get 33 days off, a 15 percent employer contribution to their pension funds, and all meals are taken care of, and you don’t even need to be a master chef – as long as you’re willing to work hard.

Here’s a bit on what they’re after in the Master of the Household’s Office:

“As you’d expect, standards are exceptionally high here, and every day is busy, so you’ll need to be an ambitious and qualified chef,” reads the job description on the Royal Household website.

“You’ll have some experience, possibly within a premier kitchen or volume catering, however, this isn’t essential. We’re more interested in your ability and enthusiasm to deliver across all four sections of the kitchen.”

“Teamwork is everything in the kitchens, and with your strong communication skills and adaptability, you’ll enjoy working alongside your colleagues.”

“Attention to detail is vital too, as is your ability to meet deadlines and make sure food is delivered on time.”

“Most importantly though, you have a clear passion for food and the catering industry, and will be eager to learn new skills.”

Remember, applications close on the 1st of January so get in there quickly.

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