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Friday, November 19, 2010

Personal Chef Needed For Christmas Day- Boston, MA

Opening for a personal chef in Boston area on Christmas Day. Chef is responsible for serving buffet, family-style luncheon for 8 people with 100% organic ingredients. Family would love a traditional spread--turkey or prime rib roast or beef tenderloin, basic salad, market vegetables, pies and various desserts. 


Must have a culinary degree and a minimum of 3 years private home experience to apply for this position. Compensation is $3-4K, DOE.



To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to info@alteregoconcierge.com. Chef MUST already be located in the Boston area on Christmas Day to apply--NO exceptions.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Live In Nanny/Governess- Princeton, NJ

Family in Princeton, NJ seeks a live-In nanny/governess/cook/ tutor for their 16-year old son. Family is relocating from China but speak very good English. Ideal candidate is a college graduate who will take care him and tutor him in all different subjects. He is currently going to transfer to a school in Princeton, NJ or in the New York Area. He is a well-adjusted, easygoing child who will just need help transitioning and maintaining his studies. 

The family has no pets. Nanny will also be expected to help with cooking and light cleaning, such as laundry. The cooking requirements will be above average, so someone comfortable in the kitchen is a must (ideally Western cooking and help with Chinese dishes). Occasionally the nanny will travel to China as well.  

Nanny will be provided with one bedroom apartment and car to use. Salary up to $90K, with excellent health benefits and all living expenses paid for. 

As always, all candidates of Alter Ego Concierge must be legal to work in the US, speak good English, have a minimum of 3 years private home experience, and excellent references. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to info@alteregoconcierge.com or call 312-802-2337. 

Part-Time Housekeeper/Nanny/Family Assistant Needed- Chicago, IL (Roscoe Village)

Family of 3 is looking for a part-time housekeeper/nanny/family assistant for 15-20 hours per week. Family would love a proactive staff member who functions as a house manager type--someone who can wear many hats and is always eager to help. Schedule is flexible but requires at least 3 days per week--ideally mornings. Duties include occasional childcare for 3 year old daughter, family errands, grocery shopping, housekeeping, sorting mail and coordinating general upkeep of the home and schedules.  Housekeeping is main focus of this position. Family would love cooking help too though not a deal breaker. Must drive and have clean driving record.

Ideal candidate can start immediately, has their own car, and is able to wear many hats. Spanish speaking is a plus and college educated is preferred. Salary $12-16/hour DOE.

As always, all candidates of Alter Ego Concierge must be legal to work in the US, speak good English, have a minimum of 3 years private home experience, and excellent references. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to info@alteregoconcierge.com or call 312-802-2337. 

Monday, November 15, 2010

Personal Chef Needed- Hinsdale IL

Opening for a full-time, live-out personal chef in Hinsdale, IL. Monday-Friday lunch & dinner for 3 people (principals and one staff member), and occasional dinner parties. Family has no children. Chef should have a great deal of in-home experience (10 years preferred), and experience in cooking organic, locally grown foods with an emphasis on European experience and training (preferably has worked in Italy and/or France). Travel is not required but light travel may be needed in the future. Ideal chef is confident and professional, and able to work autonomously. 

Salary $75-100K, DOE plus possible benefits. Start is immediate.

As always, all candidates of Alter Ego Concierge must be legal to work in the US, speak good English, have a minimum of 3 years private home experience, and excellent references. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to info@alteregoconcierge.com or call 312-802-2337. 

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Give Thanks For Great Help

Take time to give thanks this year for a stress free Thanksgiving! 

Treat yourself to household help this holiday season with the best staff from Alter Ego Concierge. We have everything you need to alleviate the hassle so that you can enjoy your time with family and friends. We place staff throughout the world, and will get you the best help no matter what your location is this year.

Chef: Whether you need a chef to plan, set, and prepare your feast or a sous chef to aide in the big day's coordination, we have chefs for every size party and every culinary palette's preference. 
Nanny: Our nannies are ready to travel with you near, far, or join your home for a Thanksgiving staycation.
Housekeeper: Cook the meal, but don't have to clean up? What could be better.
Servers & Bartenders: A treat not just for you, but for your guests! 

In addition to these services, all of the positions we place at AEC are available for your temporary holiday needs. Can be booked as a gift for family and friends! To inquire or to book staff this Thanksgiving season, please call 312-802-2337 or email info@alteregoconcierge.com. 

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Private Chef Needed- Glencoe/Wisconsin

Family of six (4 young children) based in Glencoe, IL is looking for a permanent private chef to join their busy household. Normal schedule includes afternoon snacks and dinner 4 nights per week (Monday-Thursday). When entertaining guests, preparation of weekend dinners (Friday-Sunday) is required. Family requires frequent weekend hours during the summer and heavy entertaining months, and ideally the chef will be able to travel to nearby second home in Wisconsin. Duties when traveling include preparation of all lunches, dinners, laying out self-service continental breakfast, and Sunday brunch. Family would love a chef with a self-start attitude--for instance, providing light snacks and cocktails for guests throughout the day during times of entertaining. 

This role has the ability to incorporate house management duties—someone who could manage two current employees as his/her “right hands” to get all of the tasks completed and ensure the home is running smoothly. Chef who is well-versed in Italian cooking or who would be willing to follow Italian recipes would be preferred. This is not a formal household. Family enjoys cooking themselves as well, and would love a chef who doesn't mind "sharing the kitchen" at times. Ideal start date will be prior to Thanksgiving--family will be entertaining a large group this year and would love to start acclimating the chef as soon as possible. Candidate should currently be in the Chicago area to interview asap. Salary DOE.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Part-Time Housekeeper Needed- Chicago, IL

Opening for a part-time live-out housekeeper in Lakeview for a busy household with two young children and two working parents. The house has 5 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. The duties include cleaning, laundry, ironing, dry cleaning, organization, grocery shopping and other occasional errands. Cooking is not required but would be ideal and could allow for additional hours. Schedule is 4 days per week, 5 hours per day for a total of 20 hours guaranteed. Family has a full-time nanny so childcare is not needed. The family has no allergies. There are 2 cats in the home.

Ideal candidate is a self-starter who can take charge and assist in getting the household organized and managed--someone who has been a professional housekeeper for many years and takes pride in going above and beyond to ensure the home is in pristine condition. Housekeeper should also be able to drive and have their own car in order to handle grocery shopping and various errands. This position has the ability to become full-time for the right person.

Start date is as soon as possible. Salary is up to $15+/hour net, DOE. 

As always, all candidates of Alter Ego Concierge must be legal to work in the US, speak good English, have a minimum of 3 years private home experience, and excellent references. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to info@alteregoconcierge.com or call 312-802-2337. 

Part Time Nanny Needed- Western Springs, IL

Opening for a part-time live out nanny in Western Springs, IL to assist a pregnant stay at home mother with the care of a 2 year old boy, with the second baby due in early January. Family is looking for a temporary-to-permanet nanny to work 3-4 hours for Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays, with additional hours possible after the baby's arrival. The nanny's main responsibility will be to organize outings and activities to keep the 2 year old active, such as trips to the park, library, and various places in town. Family lives within walking distance of town, but nanny must have be able to drive in order to get to and from work. Family has a housekeeper for weekly cleanings, but light housekeeping, errands, and laundry will be part of the nanny's duties with childcare as the main focus. Although this position is only guaranteed until May, the family is would ideally love a nanny who is looking to make a long-term commitment and who really wants to start with a young family that they can grow with and potentially work more hours with in the future as this position may not end. 


There are no pets in the home and the family has no allergies. Nanny MUST be a non-smoker. Ideal candidate is engaging, energetic, and meticulous about keeping the home tidy and organized. 

Salary range is $12-15+/hour, DOE.

As always, all candidates of Alter Ego Concierge must be legal to work in the US, speak good English, have a minimum of 3 years private home experience, and excellent references. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to info@alteregoconcierge.com or call 312-802-2337.