Head Chef

23000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
09 Nov 2016
01 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Head Chef
Location: Gloucester
Salary: circa ??23k-??25k
Type: Permanent

My client, a provider of food service, facilities and uniform services to various businesses around the world are currently looking for a Head Chef to join their catering team to work on site at a large reputable business in the area. This will be catering for professional office staff.


*Management of a single large kitchen or multiple kitchens with a team of Chefs
*Ensure tasks are appropriately allocated so teams are fully utilised and food preparation activities are delivered
*Responsible for ensuring efficient execution and delivery of all food line products in line with the daily menu
*Responsible for maintaining food quality and integrity of items at all times
*Accountable for stock flow and rotation of product within the unit and for handling customer complaints
*Overall accountability for the performance of the Food Preparation team, including performance monitoring, record keeping, recruitment and development.
*Determine the food offer from standard menu to ensure it meets customer demands and is profitable
*Ensure team meetings and daily briefings take place for all food items, necessary information and any critical updates in partnership with the Unit Manager
*Manage incidents, near misses and health & safety issues
*Performance monitoring, record keeping, recruitment and development for direct reports

Desirable Qualifications

NVQ Level 3 - Culinary or equivalent
Food Hygiene Certificate - Level 3 (intermediate)
Food Production Management System training


Previous management experience in the food services or retail industry, ideally in a high standard kitchen environment

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