Godalming, Surrey
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a regional group of 6 successful food led pubs in Surrey and are currently looking for a Head Chef for their busiest site in Godalming, Surrey.

They provide quality, seasonal British food with great service and a welcoming, unique and authentic pub environment. They promote a caring, open and honest work environment, encouraging personal development, rewarding loyalty and allowing their staff to be happy and to prosper. They continually maintain and improve their pubs.

This site is a charming historic inn and a very busy operation with approximately 80 covers plus an additional 100 covers outside. As the Head Chef you will be managing a kitchen team of approximately 8 staff. You will have guideline menus, but complete autonomy on the day to day menu. They believe that using fresh ingredients that have travelled little distance from field to kitchen, helps make their food taste great. For that reason they have created good relationships with quality local farmers, fruit and vegetable suppliers and local bakers to follow through on their belief that their food should be fresh, seasonal and local wherever it possibly can be.

We are looking for a Head Chef that ideally has a similar background in fresh food pubs however this is not essential as long as you have worked in a busy fresh food environment and understand the volume demand.

Key Skills Required:
- Extensive previous fresh food experience
- Exceptional man manager that will motivate and develop the team
- Huge passion and creativity, especially in relation to local produce
- Understanding of rigid industry recognised Food Hygiene and Health and Safety procedures
- Able to deliver strong margins and commercial results based on targets
- Proven track record of success within in a fast paced environment
- Calm personality that always puts the customer's needs first.
- Strong self-determination with an approachable manner and good humour.
-Calm, mature, measured.
-Passionate about food and developing with the company.

This Head Chef position offers a salary of £35K plus tips(approximately £5K) + Bonus scheme (% of profits).

If you are a Head Chef looking for a fantastic new opportunity please apply now.

Scattergood's are acting as an agency on behalf of this vacancy. Scattergood's is a specialist Hospitality and Catering agency which provides Temporary and Permanent staff throughout the Surrey and Hampshire area.

In line with UK Immigration and Employment Law, only applicants eligible to live and work in the UK need apply. Proof of ID will be required in the form of a Passport, National ID Card or Birth Certificate upon application.

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