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Tandoor Chef – Newly refurbished Indian Restaurant


Chefs for Chefs are pleased to be working alongside a newly refurbished Indian Restaurant who are looking for a Tandoor Chef with South Indian cuisine experience to work with them in their new venture.


The restaurant will cater for up 64 people and take phone orders as well. The right candidate will be confident using fresh ingredients and have great knowledge of cooking a variety of South Indian Dishes. There will be 2 Chefs in the kitchen consisting of a main Chef

and a Tandoor Chef.


The Tandoor chef will be responsible for using a Tandoor oven to cook Naan breads and chapatis, among other things.


The average working week will be 45-50 hours a week depending on business, with them being shut on Monday. The restaurant will open at 17:00pm and close at 11:00pm with brunch being served on Weekends. The salary is dependent on experience plus a shared tips package as well.

Candidate Role

  • Work closely with the owners to develop the business.
  • Ensure all food is up to a high standard
  • Uphold Health and Safety practices.
  • Perform daily food prep and service.
  • Offer menu development ideas.

Candidate Specification

  • Needs to have strong knowledge of South Indian Cuisine.
  • Be able to use a Tandoor oven
  • Work well in a team.
  • Be passionate about food.
  • Excellent time management skills are essential.

The Employer

  • Newly refurbished restaurant
  • New team

Candidate Benefits

  • Tips package
  • Newly refurbished establishment

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 eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

At Chefs for Chefs recruitment, we take your job application seriously and thank you for your interest. However, due to the volume of applications we receive we are only able to contact those candidates who match the criteria for the position advertised.


If you have not heard back from us within 72 hours, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful this time. However, we would welcome you to apply for other roles we may have posted in the future.


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