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Head chef - new opening - International cuisine London NW1  

Vacancy Reference: HC4059
Vacancy Title:Head chef - new opening - International cuisine London NW1
The Company:
Popular well reviewed restaurant with second secured site specialising in international contemporary cuisine also a modern american twist currently has an exciting opportunity for a head chef to join this friendly team.
Vacancy Description:

The head chef will be responsible for the opening and menu development of the operation and will play an integral part in the further expansion of the company 

This represents an excellent opportunity for a Head Chef preferably with good high end brasserie restaurant experience (strong ability to implement structure and standards) to  oversee the successful opening and day-to-day kitchen operation of the new venture and further group expansion.

Full kitchen management and financial responsibility.

Menu creation, tasting and development.

Achieving the budgeted food GP through careful menu planning and weekly analysis.

Team Training ,Mentoring & Development, Tastings & Briefings & Appraisals.

Stock Control: Supplier Liaison, Ordering, Invoices, Stock Counting, Wastage Control.

Due Diligence: HACCP / COSSH files & procedures, Hygiene, H&S Records & Cleaning Rosters.

Preparing for and attending weekly Management meetings.

Creative approach to menu planning.

About you:

Genuine Passion to Cook & Develop Head Chef Skills.

Experience in high end restaurant brasserie with knowledge of international cuisine , up to date on current culinary trends, menu planning. 

A fast paced brasserie restaurant , background is an advantage.

Ability to Motivate & Train team members effectively, ‘hands on’ management style.

Strong Leadership, Communication, Organisation & Technical and cost control skills.

Strong on Due Diligence – up to date on current Hygiene Legislation.

Excellent attention to detail and a committed, motivated, flexible working approach.

Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role

Opportunities of Movement (re: expansion / new openings) & Progression

Salary & Benefits:
circa £50 k per annum

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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