Kitchen Manager - pizza, eateries and catering

Job Heron
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
22 Nov 2017
20 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Kitchen Manager / Restaurant Manager / Catering Manager / Pizza / Bakery / Artisan Patisserie / Italian

Experienced Kitchen Manager, familiar with bakeries and artisan patisseries, is needed for our client, a much loved independent cafe serving up authentic Sicilian food with the famously cheerful Mediterranean atmosphere.

Based in the heart of Cambridge, they are a growing brand with 3 busy eateries and a catering service. They are a place where warm hospitality meets authentic artisan delicacies creating an exceptional eating experience.

They are looking for an experienced Kitchen Manager to join their main kitchen.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that all food and products are consistently prepared and served according to their recipes and cooking standards
  • Making staff employment and termination decisions
  • Providing orientation of company policies and procedures and overseeing training of new kitchen employees
  • Preparing all required paperwork
  • Assisting the Directors with menu changes
  • Attending all scheduled employee meetings and bringing suggestions for improvement
  • Developing a motivated and high performing team
  • Health and Safety awareness
  • Responsible for training kitchen personnel in cleanliness and sanitation practices

Required Skills / Experience:

  • Previous experience as a Kitchen Manager
  • Must be familiar with bakery (impasti a lunga maturazione, pizza in pala e in teglia) and artisan patisserie
  • A real passion for food
  • Positive 'can do' attitude and personality
  • Fluent Italian is a plus

In return, they offer a great working environment, immediate start and competitive salary. If you have the passion and experience, they would love to hear from you!

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