Chefs For Chefs Recruitment Published: April 16, 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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We are currently recruitment for a passionate Head Chef to join this stunning 3* Hotel in Edinburgh’s City Centre. The property can cater up to 60 covers during busy periods.

The successful candidate, whilst having an obvious passion for cooking, must understand the economics of a kitchen within a hotel business and be able to work in a highly professional and stable work place. The ability to work closely with the whole hotel team as Head Chef in the business is a key attribute.

The average working week is around 40 hours offering a good work/ life balance with a mixture of splits and straights 5 days over 7 for an impressive salary of £26K + Tips.

We are exclusively looking for candidates with a solid track record at a senior level, who’s ambition and drive matches that of the properties. Unfortunately, this position does not come with any accommodation, therefore candidates who live locally and have their own transport would be preferred.


Candidate Role

  • Assist with the recruitment of chefs and kitchen porters
  • Develop menus that will drive the businessforward
  • Work closely with the Management to drive the business forward
  • Train and develop the junior members of the team
  • Implement and maintain strict food safety and hygiene protocols
  • Ensure the consistent quality of food preparation
  • Be able to hit G.P targets set by the management
  • Manage stock in take


Candidate Specification

  • Proven track record working a similar establishment
  • All fresh food background is a must
  • Must be driven to succeed
  • Have excellent time, personal and man management skills
  • Be professional and approachable always
  • A sous chef working to a high standard may be considered


The Employer/Benefits

  • Great salary for the right candidate
  • Opportunity to make a name for yourself in the local area
  • 60 cover Restaurant
  • 50 Bedroom Hotel
  • Good working hours
  • 40 hour working week


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


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