Head Chef

Job Title: Head Chef
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J6085_1689533835
Contact Name: Shaun Highfield
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Job Description

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Head Chef to work for this national contract catering company. The ideal Head Chef will have a passion for fresh food, an eye for detail and a firm but fair management style that is key to this post. Strong craft skills are essential. Ideally you will have relative background experience. Overseeing a large team of 15 chefs and an overall 20 kitchen brigade within this recently refurbished kitchen. This role will suit an existing head chef with staff restaurant experience and a person who is established within cooking to a large volume for a breakfast and lunch service. The head chef should be aware of current trends and a person who is passionate about delivering grab an go, theme counters along with street foods latest trends.
For the head chef this role is working Monday to Friday 7am-4pm with some flexibility required.

Head Chef Role Purpose:
*Managing staff.
*Controlling a tight budget.
*Attending training courses, as required
*Stock taking. *Ordering and inducting new staff.

Essential Qualifications & Experience Needed To Be The Head Chef:
*A proven track record as a Head Chef with the experience of managing the day to day challenges.
*Individual will need to be fully qualified 706/2 or equivalent.
*Previous experience providing high quality food service in a Health and Welfare environment.
*Must have excellent cooking skills in both presentation and taste
*You should be an IT proficient. *You must be a self-motivated individual
*You must have excellent people management skills and be able to motivate your team.
*You will be an ambassador for customer service ensuring all customer needs are met.
*Ideally you will have been a Head Chef within contract catering in the Blue Chip or in head office style B&I contracts and above all else have the drive to deliver excellence of service.

If this role is of interest forward your CV.. Feel free to call me on- 07368 192092

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Shaun Highfield
Associate Consultant

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