Head Chef

Andover, Hampshire
£35k + Bonus + Live In + Bens
20 Dec 2018
17 Jan 2019
VAC8536 - 2018 - CA7084GS
Job Function
Head Chef
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company is an award-winning group of gastro pubs with rooms, many of their establishments have been awarded with accolades and they are very much a food focused company with each pub having its own identity.

This Gastro Pub situated just outside the Andover area and they are seeking a Head Chef on a full-time permanent basis to join there awarded wining kitchen brigade

Key Features of the Role:

  • As The Head Chef you will need to have management skills to control and directing the food preparation process and any other relative activities.
  • Have the ability to construct menus with new or existing culinary creations ensuring the variety and quality of the servings. Approving and “polishing” dishes before they reach the customer.
  • Everyone in the brigade, from the Kitchen Porter to the Sous Chef, looks to you for inspiration – and you'll have to hold your own with the front of house restaurant staff.
  • Be a born leader who relishes taking responsibility for the running of the kitchen, but also knows when and how to delegate.
  • Full driving licence and own reliable transport is required due to the location.

Knowledge and Skills:

·       Be an existing Head Chef but the Company may consider a Senior Sous Chef / Sous Chef looking to make the next step in their career.

·       Reliable, conscientious and punctual and will be a role model who immaculate in presentation and is comfortable talking out front with both our guests and teams

·       Passionate about using fresh, seasonal and local produce

·       Understands the local market and can write well put together and properly costed menus that suit the clientele and the brief for the pub.

·       Able to motivate and train junior members of the team

·       Be extremely organised, works well under pressure, has a flexible approach to working hours and leads by example.

·       Able to adhere to company standards and procedures and can hit financial and management targets

·       Has strong verbal communication and people skills and is able to communicate daily to the relevant departments

·       Has an excellent working knowledge of HACCP and COSHH

·       Has Level 2 certification in food hygiene.

What’s on Offer?

  • A competitive salary offering £35,000 per annum
  • £5000 performance related bonus
  • Accommodation can be provided if required.
  • Industry Training courses.
  • Discounts across the estate

Applicants Please Note:

Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Head Chef or Senior Sous Chef.

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