Head Chef - Knightsbridge

Location
Knightsbridge
Salary
£41,500
Posted
10 Apr 2018
Closes
08 May 2018
Ref
compass/TP/32/40615/EN
Contact
Mr Edward Nesbitt
Job Function
Head Chef
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head Chef - Knightsbridge

Up to  £41,500

Eurest, part of Compass Group, is the market leader in the provision of food and support services to business and industry providing nearly 1,500 organisations, including 80 of the FTSE 100, with staff restaurants, delis, cafe bars, shops and a wide range of facilities management services.

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.

If you have high volume multisite experience as a Head Chef or  and development and progression is important to you - apply now!

Package description

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Main responsibilities
  • The Head Chef will plan, organise and direct the preparation and cooking of food ensuring that the company’s reputation for quality is enhanced with customers and clients at all times
  • Taking responsibility for the food production with a hands-on approach
  • Driving sales through centrally driven menu planning and promotions and preferred suppliers
  • Responsible for all aspects of food safety, HS and COSHH
  • The Head Chef will also be required to implement and maintain food monitoring procedures to facilitate budgetary control and to monitor all costs involved in the kitchen against agreed budgets.
Ideal candidate
  • Proven experience in a role as Head Chef being able to demonstrate a track record of high volume catering in a multisite contract.
  • Have a ‘big personality’. Great people skills and be able to lead, develop, train and inspire a large team.
  • Have a real passion for food and customer service along with bags of enthusiasm and recognising that customer engagement is key.
  • Food Innovation and development is essential along with being up to date with current food trends
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Energetic with a passion to do a great job
  • Able to manage staff in a calm, inspirational manner
  • A forward-thinker who can prevent wastage
  • Demonstrates a passion for food
  • Team Player
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Numerate and computer literate with an understanding of financial drivers
  • A clear understanding of profit margins, purchasing policy, budgeting and food costing
About the company

Our Company vision is Great People, Great Service, Great Results and we believe your contribution is crucial to the success of the business. To achieve our vision we live by the values of Integrity, Team work, Passion, Can-Do and Responsibility.

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