|Vacancy Title:||Head chef - Rural Farm Location - 2 Rosette Hotel Restaurant|
|This 2 rosette restaurant located in the heart of rural Herts is now offering a fantastic opportunity for a committed & highly motivated Head Chef to lead the kitchen team.|
Our Client is looking for a driven and motivated head chef or sous looking for next step up with concepts and ideas to give the Restaurant a new identity on the guidelines of using local produce from local suppliers, simple food, cooked well, presented beautifully.
The focus must be all about the flavour and still be affordable. The food cost margins are not stringent, but a financial acument needs to be applied within reason.
Within the next two years the farm has plans to plant their own ‘kitchen garden’ where they will be pulling on the farming roots and planting vegetables/ herbs/ salads to be used in the kitchens, on menus
Plans are also afoot to relocate the Restaurant to a double tiered restaurant with a new kitchen being created, which the new Head chef will be heavily involved to ensure that they have all that they need to push the business forward.
Working closely with the Executive Head you will play an integral role in the continued culinary success of this award winning business.
Smooth Daily Running of Kitchen – 14 chefs
Menu Design & Development – Accurate Costing & Spec’ Sheets
Stock Control: Purchasing, Supplier Liaison, Stock Auditing (Stock Controller), Wastage Control
Finance Management: P&L (Purchasing & Payroll), Budgets, Business Plans, Figure Reporting, General Bookkeeping
Team Recruitment, Leadership & Direction, Training, Appraisals & Disciplinary / Grievance Procedures
Due Diligence: Hygiene, H&S, Fire Safety, First Aid Records & Procedures
Management Meetings & Business Development
Reporting to Executive Chef
Proven Head Chef experience gained within a comparable Business: 2 rosette or high end gastro enviroment
Strong Skill Set with Proven Track Record in all Areas of Kitchen Management
Essential – Ability to deliver accurate Dish Costings & meet Purchasing / Payroll targets
Genuine Passion to Cook with ability to deliver inspired 2AA Rosette Standard Menus within High Volume Operation
Strong on Due Diligence – up to date on current Hygiene Legislation
Immediate Start – Able to Accommodate 1 Month’s Notice Period
|Salary & Benefits:|
|£40 -45k 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.