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Chefs For Chefs recruitment Published: March 8, 2018
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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We are looking for an experienced and qualified Head Chef to work in a busy award-winning restaurant within a 5-star Leisure Park. The right candidate will be first in command of the kitchen brigade and work alongside the front of house team to ensure the smooth running during services.

The property has recently had a new facility finished off in the restaurant offering customers a casual dining experience throughout breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea & dinner. With the property being a leisure Park the summer periods are obviously the busiest meaning the kitchen team can cater over 2000 covers a week.

The average working week would be 45-50 hours depending on season for a fantastic salary of £30,000-£40,000 per annum with the potential for the right candidate to have accommodation.

The ideal chef must be able to prove that they have the necessary experience and knowledge to fulfil this role, therefore the manager is looking for the right candidate to have a minimum of 5 years working experience in a high-volume establishment at a senior role.

References will be required as well.


Candidate Responsibilities

·Manage and inspire the full team to deliver the very best in service and standards

·Liaise with and work alongside the Restaurant manager and management team with the development of menus and standards.

·Produce high quality plates in both taste and design

·Deliver a variable menu to the guests and carry out food prep

·Monitor stock rotation and advise management of any issues that may arise.

·Carry out all relevant checks and complete the relevant records including daily, monthly, 6 monthly and yearly audits to ensure high standards are continuously met.

·Comply with all aspects of Health, Safety and Hygiene. Actively promote and demonstrate these with other staff members at all times including HACCP, COSHH, Allergens etc.

·Monitor waste control and adjust whenever possible

·Estimate staff’s workload and compensations

·Maintain records of payroll and attendance

·Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards


Candidate Specification

·Exceptional communication skills at all levels

·Natural leadership skills

·Be hands on and be able to think on your feet when required

·The ability to drive your team forward and be committed to staff development always.

·An exceptional eye for detail in food presentation.

·Be passionate about delivering the ultimate dining experience for the customers whilst constantly thinking of ways the company can improve and move forward.

·Demonstrate a positive attitude always even when working under pressure.

·Must be flexible


The Employer

·5-star award-winning Leisure Park

·2000 Covers a week

·Kitchen Brigade of 5

·45-50 hours a week


Company Benefits

·£30k and £40k dependant on experience

·Chance to work with a new multi award winning facility

·Live in accommodation available for the right candidate

·Fantastic Friendly team in place


If you would like any further information, please call the office on 01422 893 009.

In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of the eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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