Head Chef

Hot Recruitment Consultants Limited T/A eRecruitSm
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Head Chef at this prestigious city centre restaurant and private dining venue in Cardiff.

We are looking for serious motivated head chef that wants to get to the top of his/her profession. We are currently a 2 rosette restaurant and the new head chef has to share the companies ambition of pushing and obtaining Rosette #3 and then beyond.

To be successful for the role of Head Chef, a Michelin and High Rosette background is essential at minimum Sous Chef Level.

The Company
This iconic establishment has 2 AA Rosettes and is listed in the Michelin guide and is famed within the region.

From the moment you walk in to the restaurant, customers know they’re in for a culinary experience that is set within a romantic gothic masterpiece in a grand traditional Grade 1 listed building.

The cooking is distinctly modern and pushes the limits of Welsh culinary standards. The current Head Chef has designed some of the most exquisite menus in Wales. They specialise in wine and food matching which is promoted heavily and backed up with numerous monthly dinner, lunch and winemaker visits.

They specialise in wine and food matching which is promoted heavily and backed up with numerous monthly dinner, lunch and winemaker visits and their most recent awards include:
* Condé Nast Johansens Champagne Taittinger Wine List of The Year 2017
* 3 Stars - Worlds Best Wine List Awards 2016
* Condé Nast Johansens Champagne Taittinger Best Fine Wines By the Glass 2017
* Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence 2016
* AA Notable Wine List since 2013
* 2 AA Rosettes since 2011

"A particularly interesting wine list" The Michelin Guide 2017

"A mastery of contemporary technique is exhibited in a classic pairing of scallop and black pudding which gains depth from seared foie gras and a sparse swipe of treacle-rich PX caramel” AA Guide 2015

The Role
As Head Chef you will head a team 5 and the restaurant has a front of house team of 5, with office support of a further 2 people. Applicants must enjoy working in a team environment, reporting to the owners who both work directly in the business.

The restaurant has up to 60 covers for fine dining and up to 80 people for corporate events and is open 5 days a week, Tuesday to Saturday for lunch and dinner plus Sunday lunch in the autumn/winter period.

The restaurant is famed not only for its food but also its wine list, which is considered to be one of the finest in the business and recently got listed in the top 322 wine lists in the world by The Fine Wine Magazine (equivalent to 3 Michelin stars)

The Rewards
Our client believes that investment in their staff is key to the success of their business and the happiness of their customers, so they offer full support, training and development opportunities to help your career flourish.

There is a salary on offer of £40,000 per annum, plus bonus package and tronc share.

Help to relocate:
The owners of the business own a large 2 bedroom flat within walking distance of the restaurant and this can be made available for an agreed period to aid any potential relocation.

How to apply
Please note that in accordance with Hot Recruitment Consultants recruitment and consultancy processes, if you are shortlisted your CV may be sent to the Hiring Manager at our Clients’ business and by applying for this position you give your consent for us to do so.

You must have eligibility to work in the UK. Please note, only suitable applicants will be contacted and incomplete CVs will not be considered.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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