Head Chef for Iconic London Venue

Mai Day Recruitment Services Ltd
28 Apr 2017
28 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Head Chef for Iconic London Venue
£30,000 - £35,000 + Work in stunning unique environment.
Central London

- Do you have a valid COSHH Certificate?
- Do you have an NVQ Level 2 & 3 or equivalent?
- Do you have an Advanced Food and Hygiene Certificate?

Head Chef required for a leading Central London venue! Situated within a historic and modern architectural masterpiece, with a team of award winning chefs, unrivalled customer service trained staff and a beautiful choice of event spaces.

The Head Chef will be responsible for managing a large team including 9 chefs and 7 kitchen assistants. The Head Chef must demonstrate an understanding of due diligence, quality control, with a focus on training, leading and motivating the team to achieve profit, audits and customer service expectations. With a balanced and knowledgeable approach to the administration side of the role.

Head Chef Responsibilities:

- Attain and maintain wage, stock and budgetary controls
- Ability to understand and contribute to weekly reporting on operational levels with sound knowledge of KPIs
- Contribute to the design, cost and review the menus, offers and Events packages on a regular basis
- Maintain management control systems to constantly monitor the effectiveness of packages being offered
- A deep logistical knowledge of the day-to-day trading business and maintain smooth running of all operations including Events
- Ensure kitchen standards, procedures, health regulations, recipes, portion control and cleaning schedules are adhered
- Monitor all recycling within the kitchen, food stock takes on a weekly/monthly basis
- Ensure orders on a daily basis, to maintain stock levels for the 7 day week operation to support the business needs
- Manage quality and rate of kitchen output, whilst monitoring appearance of foods on public display, and making necessary changes when needed.
- Lead team in high customer service standards
- Build professional links with suppliers
- Practise and monitoring of HACCP with all food areas with responsibility for HACCP and COSHH
- Extensive knowledge of evacuation procedures and ability to lead evacuation of the kitchen, in the event of an emergency
- Monitor and ensure servicing of all kitchen equipment
- Contribute to staff appraisals and developing their personal development plans
- Provide and maintain a learning environment for all staff
- Build a strong working relationship with all departments across the organisation

This is a SUPERB opportunity for a Head Chef to join a beautiful and unique venue working with wonderful staff so do not hesitate to send your C.V to Emily today!

Email: emily@maidayrecruit .co.uk