Head Chef

IGL Recruitment
SN12 6RN
12 Feb 2018
10 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job DescriptionHead Chef to £24,000 per annum - (Melksham, Wiltshire)

We are looking for a Head Chef to join our clients team. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, dedicated & driven Chef, with good leadership skills & enthusiasm for food & pubs to join the team and work with them to always provide the best food and experience to their customers.

Our client believes in investing in people and part of this is offering employees the chance to develop through the many training courses they have available.

Our Client ensures that their pubs serve only the very best modern British food. They believe in creating bespoke menus using fresh, locally sourced products and making their food from scratch within their own kitchens to provide customers with the best experience.

The main duties include the responsibility for the following:

  • Creating high quality dishes, cooked consistently and enthusiastically to a high level, including a menu of daily specials based on seasonality.
  • Developing new products regularly and working with the Management Team for ongoing menu selection.
  • Ensuring that the required preparation is undertaken and completed prior to each service.
  • Maintaining standards in quality of food produced, food storage, stock control, food hygiene, staffing and wastage control.
  • Maintaining our high level of food safety & hygiene which is essential
  • Managing stock control, portion sizes and quality
  • Work in a high-pressured environment.

The ideal candidate for this role should have the following skills & qualifications:

  • Previous experience at Head Chef/Senior Sous level in a leisure resort or a high street restaurant brand.
  • A confident communicator who can engage positively with our customers, suppliers and other stakeholders in the business.
  • Developing and improving food, food standards and the people you lead.
  • Monitoring and improving costs and efficiencies will also be part of your remit.
  • We are offering a competitive salary depending on experience, sensible hours, NVQ training and an exciting future for the right person.

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