Head Chef

Joseph Chamberlain College
15 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Food is at the heart of everything we do in our restaurants, delis and coffee bars, it's what we're judged on and therefore it must be right. Without food, we wouldn't have a business.

Salary: £22,880.00 per annum

Working Pattern: Monday - Friday/ 37.5 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent (45 - 52 weeks worked per year)

Contact Name: Angela Nankervis


We are looking for a strong, confident chef to run a team of 15. Must be passionate about fresh food and outstanding customer service. It's all about Fresh food for our 2300 Students and staff at JCC .

Job specification:

To manage an efficient and effective catering operation in accordance with client requirements, company standards and statutory regulations.

  • To ensure that legal and company requirements are adhered to in respect of Hygiene, Health & Safety, Employment Law, and Food Safety Law for all staff, visitors and customers.
  • To ensure that all dishes are presented to the highest standard in terms of colour, content, balance, freshness and flavour
  • To ensure that all purchases are for fresh ingredients (where possible) and are from nominated suppliers
  • To continually strive to offer new food trends and ideas to the client with the overall purpose of developing exciting menus and ensuring that the unit is continually offering new products

Candidate Profile:

  • Someone with a desire and passion to cook with fresh quality ingredients sources from local producers.
  • We are looking for someone who is willing to always push culinary boundaries
  • A leader who will train, nurture and develop future talent with in the business.
  • Has significant exposure to a variety of different commercial kitchens.

Desired Experience:

  • A Strong Sous Chef looking to step into a Head Chef position.
  • Significant experience of working in a commercial kitchen.
  • Up to date knowledge of local food trends and culinary techniques.
  • Able to demonstrate the highest level of food quality.


If you feel you have the above qualities and more, and you want to work within a forward thinking company whose passion for food, people development & excellent customer / client service is second to none - then we want to hear from you.

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