Head Chef

28000.00 - 33000.00 GBP Annual
14 Sep 2020
06 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
We are working with an award-winning Pub group who have an opportunity to work for one of their stunning sites in Kent.

The site is part traditional British inn and part elegant dining. They are known both for their great selection of beers and ales and beautiful food.

We are looking for a Head Chef who comes from a food lead background and is passionate on developing their team to deliver exceptional, fresh, seasonal produce.

* Working within a busy gastro kitchen you will be responsible for leading a brigade to deliver quality fresh and seasonal cuisine

* You will work with the Executive Chefs to develop menus that will attract customers whilst maintaining appropriate GP

* Handling busy trade, especially lunch and early evening

* Manage the order and stock control process

* Assist with the development of new dishes for the menu

* Assist with the training and development of team members

* Work closely with the Front of House team and site management

* Ensuring the brigade is knowledgeable of the day's service, menus and specials

* Ensure all mise-en-place and preparations for orders are completed to ensure the smooth, efficient service

* Training and coaching

* Planning and development of menus, specials, and the brigade's development

* Keeping control of staffing and menu costings, P&L accounts, and all other financial responsibilities

* Recruitment, Interviewing and staff development

Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate/display:

* Lead and motivate a strong brigade to success

* An enthusiasm and drive

* Innovative, with a strong eye for detail

* Lead by example with a 'hands on approach'

* Excellent organisation skills

* Ambition to continually drive the business forward

* Excellent team player and leader

* Key management and development skills

* Good financial acumen

In Return you will receive:

* A competitive salary which will be based on experience

* Various company bonus schemes, including a performance bonus and an end of year operating profit bonus

* 28 days annual holiday, increasing annually

* Various company benefits including pension

* Company awards and recognition schemes

For full information please contact one of our experienced consultants on (phone number removed)

We value all applications, however, due to volume numbers we are only able to contact candidates whose skills and experience closely match the requirements of our clients.

In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility. In line with the requirements of the Employment Agencies Act 1973 we are prohibited from charging work-seekers for work finding services