Exec Head Chef

Job Title: Exec Head Chef
Salary: £58000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: J5825_1683709780
Contact Name: Shaun Highfield
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Job Description

We are currently looking for a Executive Chef to lead the kitchen at a very prestigious Independent school in Surrey

As the Executive Chef you will be working for a busy contract catering company who expect the highest standards. You will be providing catering services for hospitality, banqueting events and functions as well as the daily breakfast , lunch and supper service for the boarders. This role will suit a person who is looking to come into contract catering or somebody who is simply looking for a new challenge with a new company.

This an independent school that caters for 700 pupils daily .Your role will be to oversee with the daily operation and manage the kitchen brigade whilst working closely with the general manager and your head chef and a team of around 8 chefs, Ideally somebody who has had the exposure previously and somebody who is capable of planning the menus with an eye on what is happening on the high St. A commercial background would be an advantage.

For the Exec Chef your hours are predominately Monday to Friday, straight day shifts however the operation may require you to work the odd evening and the odd weekend so some flexibility is required to meet the business requirements.

You will be:

*Passionate about food and great service
*A Head Chef minimum
*Enthusiastic and flexible
*Innovative and creative
*Motivated by delivering excellence
*Ideally qualified to NVQ level 1 and 2 in Professional cookery
*Someone with an eye for to detail
*Knowledgeable and compliant with latest legislation on Health & Safety
*Required to clear a DBS check (data barring service – previously CRB check)

If you feel that the above-mentioned details meet your skills and experience and the role is of interest to you, please send over your up to date CV in a word document.

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Shaun Highfield
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