Port Isaac
£28k - 30k per year + Staff package
09 May 2018
06 Jun 2018
Alex Dwyer
Contract Type
Full Time

Head Chef - 1 AA Rosette - Tapas Cafe - North Coast - £28k - £30k

Can you hear that? The rolling waves crashing against the rocks, the sea gulls wheeling above, the bustle of slate carts and the smell of fresh pilchards straight off the boats? These were typical scenes in this 14th century Cornish trading port based in the Port Isaac Bay over 120years ago. Now it is host to one of the UK’s award winning best gastro pubs.

Our client labelled as one of the best Gastro pubs in the UK is looking for a couple of talented and enthusiastic Head Chef to join them within their 1 AA Rosette awarded tapas cafe establishment based in North East, Cornwall. 

As Head Chef you will need to be pro-active in your approach and ensure the running of the kitchen adheres to the strict codes of practice, policies and procedures relating to food, storage, serving and specifications. You will be working alongside the executive head chef to construct and design menus whilst overseeing pricing to achieve maximum GP. Within your role of Head Chef you will also be competent in stock rotation, food health and safety to the highest levels and ensure all stock levels are at an optimum level of availability.

As Head Chef you will:

  • Have previous experience of working as a head chef within multi rosette establishments
  • Be competent in ordering, negotiating best price for products and kitchen planning to ensure service is conducted as smoothly as possible
  • Have a cool head whilst working under pressure and have a strong passion to produce exciting and innovative menus
  • Be able to demonstrate an exceptional level of communication and maintain excellent relationships with other team leaders
  • Lead training and development for kitchen staff. Providing coaching on costing, menu development, presentation and recipes
  • Be efficient on producing staff rota's, delivering consistent exceptional standard dishes
  • The Head Chef will receive access to a fantastic staff package along with earning a brilliant salary from £28,000 plus dependant on experience.

    Should you be interested in finding out more please send your CV in the first instance.