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Head chef - Artisan deli-cafe retail operation - daytimes -W10 

Vacancy Reference: HC6107
Vacancy Title:Head chef - Artisan deli-cafe retail operation - daytimes -W10
The Company:
Exciting and unique opportunity for a head chef to input their ideas for an exciting artisan deli/cafe concept and private events space. You will be working in collaboration with a large country estate and independent food producers utilizing their produce in a farm to fork philosophy, embracing seasonality and sustainability. As the head chef you will play an integral part in the menu creation and development of the concept of artisan retail food outlet/delis with take out pre prepared, quality breakfast bowls/ quality lunches /salads. The concept will also involve utilizing the space to host cookery demonstrations, chef tables and private tasting events. The operation is due to open at the end of October 2020.
Vacancy Description:

Our client is looking for an experienced and qualified Head Chef to become an integral part of this impressive and exciting new operation with excellent scope for progression and secured investment to grow. The Head Chef will help determine and lead both the focus and style of the operation and will be key in developing a brand associated with quality.

Supported by the Owners you will be responsible for all areas of kitchen management.

Responsibilities include:

Menu Development-costing -specs

Day to Day Running of the Kitchen 

New Supplier Liaison, Ordering, Invoices, Stock Counting, Wastage Control

Due Diligence: Hygiene, H&S Records & Cleaning Rosters set up 

About you:

Experience in new opening projects - up to date on current food trends / experience in breakfast / brunch, food to go environment/modern British/Mediterranean classic cooking experience.

Customer facing and approachable  Excellent skill set (menu knowledge, technical, organization, time management, communication, logistics ) & strong attention to detail Calm & methodical working approach – self motivated, team spirited, and the desire to part of a growing business.

Reliable, hard working & genuine intention to offer long term commitment to next role

Salary & Benefits:
£40k plus - daytimes Monday to Friday: opening 8 am - 6p.m - Saturday: 9a.m - 4p.m
£40k plus neg- daytimes Monday to Friday-Exciting expansion plans

You will need to have the right to work in the UK to be considered for this role, along with all the necessary supporting documents.

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