Executive Chef - Brighton

Location
Brighton
Salary
Up to £38,000
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
08 Feb 2019
Ref
compass/TP/32/48549/EN
Contact
Mr Edward Nesbitt
Job Function
Executive Chef
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Executive Chef - Brighton

Monday to Friday 

Up to £38,000

Eurest are looking for a talented, enthusiastic Executive Chef for a prestigious blue chip client in Brighton.  Leading our dedicated catering team, you will be responsible for producing outstanding food using the finest and freshest ingredients. 

Eurest, part of Compass Group, is the market leader in the provision of food and support services to business and industry.  We support 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.

If you are innovative and creative, passionate about using top quality fresh ingredients, and looking for a role which can offer both work life balance and career development - we want to hear from you!

Main responsibilities
  • The Executive 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 Executive 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
  • Excellent and Innovative culinary and presentation skills
  • 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, including control.
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.