Head Chef

Knighton, Staffordshire
19 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Job Function
Head Chef
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Overview:-

  • Head Chef, The White Lion at Knighton, London Road, Knighton, Staffs, TF9 4HJ
  • £29,000-£34,000
  • Share Options
  • 28 days holiday
  • Annual bonus
  • Share of tips

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Head Chef to join the team at a wonderful, lively and award winning country pub located in the beautiful village of Knighton sitting on the boarder of the three counties; Shropshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire.

The pub prides itself on offering monthly menus featuring traditional British food with a contemporary "Lion" twist - locally sourced and of the highest quality. The White Lion is considered to offer the best quality food and service experience in it's area and it recently came 3rd in Pubzine'e Food Pub of the Year for Staffordshire and South Cheshire.

We are committed to further enhancing The White Lion's reputation over the next twelve to twenty four months through industry accreditation and awards, and of course by continuing to deliver excellent food and service!

As Head Chef you will be an integral part of the team building this relatively young business in to what we hope will be the flagship food pub in the area - an award winning Pub Restaurant with an enviable reputation for producing innovative and high quality food.

We are looking for someone who has a massive passion for cooking with fresh British produce, sourced locally and from our developing Kitchen Garden. You will be creative and dynamic with bags of enthusiasm and drive and a real interest in fresh, seasonal ingredients. You'll share our ambition to grow the business and for the attainment of AA Rosettes and entry into The Good Pub Guide.

To be considered for this role you must have a strong background of working in a quality restaurant/pub. You will have an excellent understanding of costings, GP, health & safety, managing suppliers and know how to train, motivate, develop and manage a team. You will have an interest in providing input into developing our Kitchen Garden although this could be a skill that you are looking to develop.

The Head Chef role is a key part of the senior management team and you will have enormous influence over the development and performance of the business. A keen eye for detail and desire to achieve are essential.

As Head Chef you will be rewarded with a completive salary, 28 days holiday, an excellent working environment, straight shifts and consideration for work/life balance.

If this sounds like the role for you, then we want to hear from you.

Please contact Julian Jackson on t) 01630 647300 / m) 07775000216 / or click apply and send us your cv. 



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