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Second Chef


I am currently on the lookout for a second chef to join a busy restaurant in the heart of Huddersfield. The property serves fresh food all made in house and is open for breakfast & lunch 6 days a week and occasionally functions on a Friday or Saturday evening.

 The property is currently open Monday-Saturday 8.30am-3.30pm closed Sundays meaning that the working hours will be between 36-45 a week depending if an occasional function is on a Friday & Saturday where you might be required to work the evening.

You will assist the head chef designing menus/ specials, the role is 6 days a week Monday- Saturday so the only time you will be running the kitchen would be when the chef is on holiday.

It is an annual salary which will be discussed and dependant on the chef’s skill set + Tips working on average of 40 hours a week in a team of 3 in the kitchen brigade.


Candidate Role

  • Assist to oversee the day to day running of the kitchen 
  • Develop menus alongside senior management
  • Train, develop and mentor the existing team
  • Ensure consistent quality in all food produced
  • Work alongside the GM and Ops manager to maintain guest satisfaction
  • Ensure the kitchen’s food safety and hygiene protocols are maintained


Candidate Specification

  • Must have a background in fresh food
  • Hotel background is ideal
  • Preferably worked in banqueting before at a senior level 
  • A strong junior sous chef may be considered
  • Must be financially competent and be able to work to budget
  • Be flexible in your approach

Candidate Benefits

  • Daytime Hours 8.30am-3.30pm
  • Open Monday to Saturday (Sundays Off)
  • Full Menu control
  • Evening off
  • Good salary plus tips

Extra Information

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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