POSITON: HEAD CHEF
LOCATION: COVENTRY, ENGLAND
JOB TYPE: PERMANENT, FULL TIME
SALARY: £20,000 - £35,000 (depending on experience)
We are looking for a Head Chef to lead the kitchen team in our growing African restaurant. With the role being people focused you will need to be able to create strong relationships with senior management and throughout the whole organisation.
While costings and profits are important, the food and customer comes first and are required to be managed effectively. The head chef will be required to oversee all elements of the kitchen while supporting the other junior chefs and leading from the front.
Food quality is paramount and working in a pressured environment is a vital aspect of the role. You will need to be skilled in efficient kitchen management and have strong leadership capability to drive, support and develop the team. The right individual will inspire and lead the team to consistently deliver and develop excellent food, further enhancing the business' reputation in the market.
The business requires a head chef who understands timing and efficiency due to the nature of the delivery of the business which is set to strict time schedules.
Requisition, purchase and examine foodstuffs from suppliers to ensure quality.
Plan menus, prepare, season and cooks foodstuffs and oversee their preparation and monitor the quality of finished dishes.
Supervise, organise and instruct kitchen staff and manage the whole kitchen.
Ensure relevant hygiene and health and safety standards are maintained within the kitchen.
Plan and co-ordinate kitchen work such as fetching, clearing and cleaning of equipment and utensils.
You need to be Pro-active, driven & adaptable.
The ideal candidate should be residing in Coventry & surrounding areas.
Minimum GCSE essential.
Minimum 3 years relevant experience is required.
Closing date for all applications is 31/01/2018