Head Chef

£50,000 per annum
United Kingdom

We are recruiting for a creative and committed Head Chef to take the lead in this high quality and high-volume superb hotel operation.

This is a key role to the whole establishment, and we are looking for a strong and talented Head Chef who has a genuine passion for food and creativity as well as the ability to lead an impressive and successful dining operation.

This is a large operation so the successful candidate will need to have strong experience in not only a high quality but also high volume site.

The role:

* To manage the extensive food operation for a high quality, high volume, fine dining and relaxed dining operation.

* Recruit, manage and lead a large team of chefs.

* Menu development.

* Work to achieve target GPs, costing menus, and liaising with local suppliers to get the best fresh produce.

* Manage all aspects of the business including; rotas, wage controls, cost controls, recruitment, training.

The Candidate:

* We are looking for a talented Head Chef with extensive experience in a high quality and high-volume operation. Fine Dining / Rosette standard.

* You must have strong Financial knowledge (GPs, revenue, quality/portion control, menu costing, rotas, wage %) / and knowledge of the impact it has on the business is essential.

* Be a great communicator - excellent at developing relationships with your kitchen team and front of house teams.A strong manager able to build, train and lead a large team to deliver the highest of standards.

* You will have a positive outlook. enjoy open communication and be collaborative, happy to work with the senior management team to achieve the shared company goals.

Benefits and Rewards:

* An excellent salary and package – circa £50k dependent on candidate experience

* Opportunity to achieve excellent bonuses on top of your basic salary.

* A fantastic company to be a part of with a great ethos and truly passionate hospitality professionals.

Please note only suitable candidates will be contacted due to the high volume of applications.

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