Head Chef

Location
Livingston
Salary
Up to 10.00ph
Posted
15 Nov 2017
Closes
13 Dec 2017
Ref
compass/TP/83355/37529/SP
Contact
Miss Stacey Phillips
Job Function
Food & Beverage
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic Head Chef to lead our dedicated catering team producing outstanding food using the finest and freshest ingredients in this prestigious contract.

Main responsibilities

To plan, organise and direct the preparation and cooking of food ensuring that the Company’s reputation for food quality is enhanced with the clients and customers. Responsible for compliance of Health, Safety, Food Hygiene and COSHH regulations. Drive sales through centrally driven menu plans and promotions and ensure compliance through preferred suppliers. Provide high quality service to customers and client in line with a food service offer that is applicable to sector and client.

Ideal candidate

Competent to work within or lead, manage and develop the team

Acts in line with guidelines and procedures, to ensure the team operates to it’s maximum potential

Always strives to deliver above and beyond the expectations set by management, customer and client

Has a proven desire for the delivery of the highest quality of service and food offer obtainable

Has the drive to ensure that all results are attained in the most professional and honest manner

 

Essential-

City & Guilds 706/1, 2 or NVQ Level 2 or similar qualification

Experience of leading a successful team

Experience in an Exec or Head Chef role at a similar level

Demonstrate innovation and strategic direction in food planning and menu development

Passion about food and customer service

Knowledge of working to a budget and achieving GP

Food Hygiene Certificate

About the company

Eurest prides itself on creating contemporary foodservice solutions from the tea-room to the boardroom - and everything in between - for business and workplace industry clients.

We bring exceptional culinary creativity and flair, style and hospitality to employee restaurants, cafés and executive dining rooms.