Head Chef

Job Title: Head Chef
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South West London, London
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + MON-FRI
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J5618_1678962003
Contact Name: Shaun Highfield
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Job Description

We are currently looking for a head Chef to lead the kitchen at a very prestigious Independent school in south east London.

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 700 pupils . This role will suit a person who is looking to come into the education sector as a an existing head chef or somebody who is moving across as a head chef from B&I contract catering or somebody who is simply looking for a new challenge with a new company.

Your role will be to oversee with the daily operation and a hands on head chef to manage a team of around 8 staff reporting into the general manager at the main senior school. 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 with an eye on what is happening on the high St. A commercial background would be an advantage.

For the head chef your hours are Monday to Friday, straight day shifts and term time also. however the operation may require you to work the odd evening for hospitality events 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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