The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau, Moldova is hiring:

CHEF/ Assistant House Manager - High Level Official

Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible, creative and fully qualified chef to produce both outstanding meals and receptions and to create an enhanced dining experience for our guests.


Duties include but are not limited to planning, budgeting, shopping, preparing and presenting meals for the official and for events of 2 to 100 influential guests. The Chef will plan and coordinate official events to include staffing, menu preparation, table/seating arrangements, ordering and purchasing needed items, supervising wait staff, and orchestrating the event.
Repertoire must include a diverse range of cooking styles and meal types; of particular importance is the ability to create versatile international and American meals.
Assists with cleaning and serving under the supervision of the Residence Manager. All responsibilities shall be completed on time, and in a manner representing the highest standards.

• At least three years of culinary experience in a restaurant/diplomatic/official or similar setting is required
• Associate Degree or completion of culinary/catering certificate program or in the absence of an Associate Degree, five years of culinary experience in a diplomatic/official or restaurant setting
• Must be able to read, write, and speak English well
• Must have initiative, good interpersonal skills and flexibility


All applicants must have the required work/residency permits be able to legally work in Moldova and be eligible for appointment under Moldova’s local labor laws. No visa support will be provided to foreign/non-Moldovan applicants.


Interested candidates for this full-time position must submit a current résumé in English to  

The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, February 21, 2019.