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Head chef - Independent foodie pub restaurant company - Camden London  

Vacancy Reference: HC6119
Location:London
Vacancy Title:Head chef - Independent foodie pub restaurant company - Camden London
The Company:
The operation is owned and operated by a renown established theatre company. In 2022 they will be opening two new sites in the Camden area combining hospitality and theatre. The format of menu which we are building great reviews for, includes a seasonal menu, changing four times a year, accompanied by a specials board which changes daily, depending on what's currently available. Provenance is incredibly important to us, and knowing where our produce comes from lies at the heart of the quality of the food that we are putting out. We want a head chef who shares this ethos with us. The wine list has been built up around artisanal and low intervention wines. Not all of our wines are natural, but we have a heavy focus towards exciting producers who are doing things differently, and in our eyes are creating the best new wines.
Vacancy Description:


The role would suit a dynamic senior sous looking for their next step to head chef or a head chef who has worked previously in comparable  foodie gastro / restaurant operations

Responsibilities include:

Embracing seasonality 

Excellent plate presentation 

Leadership of Chef Brigade ( team of 5-7) 

Stock Control: Ordering, Stock Counting, Wastage Control,

Team Training & Development

Hygiene, H&S Records & Cleaning Rosters

Contracted to work 48 hours over 5 days ( 7 Shifts) within a well equipped  Kitchen, 

Salary Reviews with Excellent Opportunities of Progression & Movement within this Established/Expanding, Independent Group.

Covers: Restaurant (60), Bar area and Outside seating 

About you:

About you:

Experience as a sous chef /senior sous /head chef in operations with the focus on seasonality and sustainability - passion for food - up to date on current food trends / experienced in brunch, modern dining environment /modern British /classic cooking experience.

Customer facing and approachable, presentable -  Excellent skill set to include (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 modern and cutting edge business.

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

Salary based on 48 hours per week  - 2  days off - primarily lunchtimes and open for dinners from Thursday to Saturdays with a busy Sunday lunch time trade 

Salary & Benefits:
Salary: £38,000pa + up to £12k bonus based on performance + tips** These are split evenly between all staff based on hours they work. 100% of tips go to staff.
  

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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