Head Chef - B&I - Basingstoke - £35K

Job Ref: JO-1807-819
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 06 July 2018
  • Basingstoke, Hampshire, South East, England
  • £32,000 - £35,000 per Annum
  • Mark Purton
  • 01635 34949

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Head Chef - B&I Site - Basingstoke - £32,000 - Monday to Friday
My client is a worldwide contract catering and facilities management company. Which operates specialist sectors including business and industry, education, defence & retail.
Recognised as a Sunday Times Top 25 Best Big Company to Work For.
The Role: Head Chef
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
Salary: £32,000 to £35,000 dependant on experience
The Hours: Monday to Friday 7:30am to 3:30pm
As Head Chef we look for the following:
  • Someone with previous Head Chef Experience, preferably within contract catering.
  • Relevant qualifications including food hygiene, cookery certifications and qualifications.
  • First aid training.
  • A Warm, friendly and genuine with ability to build trust and loyalty.
  • Someone who will actively seek to improve ways of working and offer suggestions.
  • Operational Excellence and committed to achieving results through demonstrating a "Can-do' attitude.
  • Takes personal responsibility to ensure all business ways of working are adhered to.
Summary of the role:
  • As Head Chef you will be responsible for ensuring the sustained growth of turnover and net operating profits. 
  • You will do this by effectively managing the kitchen and delivering a high end culinary experience for our customers.
  • Responsible for providing day to day culinary advice, innovative solutions and quality service in line with business objectives and company standards to achieve and maximise set targets.
  • Establish and maintain a committed and engaged team.
  • You will have a proven track record with Innovation, Computer & Costing skills and have an extensive culinary background.
  • Experience in Mediterranean cuisine is preferred.
Key Tasks & Responsibilities 
  • Proactively manage the kitchen team. Be responsible for recruiting, supporting, training and people development to deliver an efficient, high quality service to the customer and client.
  • Accountable for ensuring ongoing team communications, including building internal and external relationships, management reporting and client liaison to enable operational excellence.
  • Accountable for maintaining, ordering and controlling food stocks within budget.
  • Accountable for innovative menu planning and design of food service within specified budgets ensuring high standard of food presentation and portion/quality control.
  • Responsible for creating financial growth through cost control and culinary excellence.
  • Accountable for COSHH, Food Safety, H&S, legal regulations, environment policies and duty of care to customers and colleagues.
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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.

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03/08/2018 09:00:00
GBP 32000 32000.