Head Chef - City of London

4 days left

Location
London
Salary
Up to £40,000
Posted
22 Oct 2019
Closes
19 Nov 2019
Ref
compass/TP/32/64591/EN
Contact
Mr Edward Nesbitt
Job Function
Head Chef
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head Chef - City of London



Up to £40,000



Monday - Friday



Founded in New York 59 years ago, Restaurant Associates brings high quality employee dining and hospitality to some of the UK’s leading workplaces. We believe in the power of food and drink to bring people together, whether in a restaurant or speciality café, to inspire them to do great things at work.



Our food is crafted onsite by passionate people using the best ingredients and we know that a balanced, plant focused, natural, fresh and sustainable menu will increase the productivity of our customers and keep them motivated and happy whilst at work.



We provide amazing food, create inviting spaces, and develop engaging environments that inspire, motivate and unite our customers.



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



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


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

  • 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


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.



Please note: This vacancy may close before the advertised end date.


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