Learning to Cook next to a Professional Chef

The Exchange

We are currently looking for a person that has kitchen working experience to be the helping hand of our professional chef during a 27 day retreat in August. The helper would learn how to prepare organic nutritional tasty vegetarian meals directly from our gardens, how to cook for groups, what to harvest and how from a permaculture garden and also experience the life in an active EcoCultural Permaculture Center.

What you offer

35 hours of help per week

Kitchen Hand: Help prepare, finish and serve meals.

What you get

1 day off per week

Tent: You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.

Yoga classes: Take free yoga classes at our place.

Holistic Therapies: You can take part in any of our therapeutic activities for free.

Permaculture Course: Take part in our Permaculture course for free.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Intermediate English

Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

The helper would need to assist the chef in the preparation of two or three meals a day depending on the day of the week. One more volunteer will be assigned daily in the kitchen to help the assistant with the washing up before and after the meals.

Activities & Shift

Re-Green is a Permaculture Center with lots of activities that the volunteer might like to get partly involved in at his/her free time. The schedule of the day will be assigned by the needs of the Chef for every day.