Head Chef

Job Title: Head Chef
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J5897_1666280531
Contact Name: Shaun Highfield
Contact Email:

Job Description

Head Chef £40k, Monday to Friday day shifts only!

We are currently looking for a head chef to lead the kitchen at a very prestigious Independent school whilst working as the head chef alongside the general manager in Lewisham

As the head chef you will be working for a busy contract catering company who expect the highest standards. You will be providing catering services for the daily breakfast and lunch service for around 1100 pupils . This role will suit a person who is looking to come into the education sector as an existing head chef or somebody who is moving across as a head chef forma high volume establishment, maybe from a busy hotel or from a B&I contract catering or somebody who is simply looking for a new challenge with a new company.

Your role as head chef will be to oversee with the daily operation and manage a team of around 12 chefs in your brigade. A head chef overseeing the prep school and day school for the secondary pupils Ideally somebody who has had the exposure previously and somebody who is capable of planning the menus.

For the head chef your hours are Monday to Friday, straight day shifts with a lot of down time when the school is closed.

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
Associate Consultant

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