Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
£24,128 per annum
07 Jun 2018
18 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a HEAD CHEF

Full time contract: 160 hours worked over 4 week period

Salary £24,128 per annum

We require an experienced Head Chef to join our catering team, a self-starter with a great passion for food, competent in efficiently executing kitchen administration duties alongside all operational running of a busy kitchen, providing high quality service and food to theatre visitors and audiences.

The successful candidate will have a strong traditional culinary background, proven supervisory experience in a busy kitchen and a thorough knowledge of relevant H&S and food hygiene legislation.  Managing a team of permanent and casual staff, you will be a team leader that leads by example with excellent communication and organisational skills and a strong ethos of customer care.

Evening and weekend working is required.  Usually working hours are scheduled on a rota basis over 5 days each week (Monday to Saturday) Core hours are 10.30am-7.30pm, but the post-holder will need to be flexible to meet the operational needs of the department.  No split shifts.

Deadline for receipt of applications: Monday 18 June 2018 at 10am.

Interviews: Monday 25 & Tuesday 26 June 2018

The New Vic aims to attract, develop and retain the best talent for all roles and will always appoint based on merit.  We consider that diversity is good for the art we make, good for artists, good for audiences, and good for the cultural sector. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particular applicants with a disability and those from Black, Asian minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds as currently these people in these groups under represented across our entire workforce.