Head Chef - Golf Club - Farnham

12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a well-respected private members golf club in Surrey is looking to recruit a Head Chef to drive the business forward.

As well as providing the day to day catering requirements for the members, guests, club matches and golf societies they also have a large volume of functions on site during the year up to a capacity of 100+ per function. The club has potential to be around a £150k net budget of food per year in providing a superior dining experience across all aspects of the Club- daily dining and functions.

The candidate must be able to demonstrate their knowledge, ideas, enthusiasm and dedication, as well as having a desire to progress and a 'can do' attitude. Volume catering and experience in functions will be required.

Reporting to the General Manager, the role will include the management of functions, creating and developing menus and the daily specials board, costing, supplier ordering, food safety and staff supervision, as well as any other duties or tasks related to the running of a busy kitchen. You will be working to further improve and develop the department's quality, variety and service levels while working within given budgets. The chosen candidate will be required to assist with HACCP, the implementation of H&S procedures, and ensuring that the kitchen is clean and meets safety standards at all times.

Key requirements for the role are:

*Previous experience within a busy kitchen preferred
*Good Knowledge of HACCP, Food Safety and H&S requirements
*Ability to cost menus and dishes and work within given budgets
*Excellent product knowledge required
*Ability to work within a team as well as on their own
*Previous staff supervision preferred
*Flexibility to work as required to meet the needs of the business
*A conscientious, flexible 'can-do' working style
*Good social and interpersonal skills
*A desire to learn and progress the role
*A strong work ethic and the ability to use initiative you will work on a 5/7 day basis straight shift patterns on a seasonal basis as business dictates...

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.

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