Job Ref: BD042
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 10 October 2018
  • Cobham, Surrey, South East, England
  • £35,000 - £42,000 per Annum
  • Blue Arrow Guildford Perms
  • 01483 569361
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£35K + £4K Bonus + £3K Tronc

Recruiting for a Head Chef with a real passion for quality fresh food and experience working in a high-volume quality operation, this is for a fantastic independent pub company in the Surrey area. A small group 7 independently owned 'smart pubs' located in Surrey and Middlesex. 

This is a hands-on Head Chef role, you will work in a modern well-equipped kitchen alongside your team across all areas of the kitchen. You will have the skills and personality to lead a large brigade of 9 chefs and 3 kitchen porters and play an influential role in their training and development.

In your role as Head Chef you will also be involved with developing new dishes; delivering an efficient food service whilst maintaining quality and consistency; adhering to food safety and cleaning standards; ordering, stock control and managing your GPs and wages targets.


Main duties and responsibilities of the Head Chef :
-        Implement Health & Safety legislation and COSHH at all times
-        Cooking and preparation of high quality meals for potentially large volumes of customers
-        Organising the other members of your team and delegating responsibilities
-        Working with the more junior members of staff and training them
-        Using fresh ingredients to make good, quality food.



What you need to be successful in the Head Chef role:

  • Past experience working in a fresh food environment, ideally an operation with accolades
  • Excellent communication and able to work as part of a team
  • Works well under pressure
  • Passionate personality that will reflect in your food and your team members



Rewards and Benefits of the Head Chef role:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Quarterly and annual bonuses
  • Work/life balance - 48-hour contract
  • 50% off peak discount on food throughout the company
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers / cycle to work scheme
  • Staff meals on shift
  • Career development, training and support to progress your career
  • Opportunities to move between pubs
  • Free chef whites
  • SimplyHealth cash plan - including discount on local gym membership



To apply for this role, please click the "apply" button.

Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive, we can only respond to applicants with relevant work experience.



In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must either be eligible to live and work in the UK or must obtain permits to work in the UK prior to application. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.



Blue Arrow
07/11/2018 09:00:00
GBP 35000 35000.