Head Chef

Job Ref: JO-2109-20729
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 06 September 2021
  • Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire ST5 5ED Newcastle-under-Lyme Staffordshire Midlands ST5 5ED
  • £30,000 per Annum
  • Blue Arrow
  • 0800 0855777
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Blue Arrow are proud to be working in partnership with a great Country Hotel & Inn client who specialise as wedding venue who also operate as a Restaurant based in Rural Staffordshire. They are looking for a Head Chef to join a permanent basis full-time basis (working in previously within banqueting & events experience is needed).
Salary: £30,000 with opportunity to increase after a successful period
Hours: 48 hours per week - working over 5 days a week - weekend and evening work will be required

* Lead, mentor, and manage the kitchen team
* Work closely with the directors to develop and plan menus and daily specials
* Create prep lists for kitchen team
* Manage food costing and inventory
* Maintain standards for food storage, rotation, quality, and appearance
* Ensure compliance with applicable health codes and regulations
* Establish maintenance and cleaning schedules for equipment, storage, and work areas
* Participate in interview process and selection of kitchen staff
* Schedule staff and assist in human resources processes as needed
About You
* Proven relevant and recent experience as a head chef is essential
* Previous banqueting experience is essential
* Food hygiene certified
* Minimum NVQ2, or equivalent, in food preparation/catering within the last 3 years
* Good knowledge of kitchen cleaning procedures
* Excellent communication, numeric and literacy skills
* Approachable, friendly and able to work alone and as part of a team
* Reliable and punctual
* Good organisational and practical skills
* Capable of understanding and adhering to policies and procedures
* Integrity and ability to work independently
* Capacity to recognise risks
* Ability to take responsibility

The Commute
Our client is based in Newcastle under Lyme / rural Staffordshire. Due to the location you ideally need to drive / have access to transport or live in surrounding areas. There is a bus stop however located near the site if you're limited to public transport.

The Next Stage
If you are interested in the above role and feel you can meet the above requirements - we would love to hear from you as soon as possible. We please ask all applications are made via the click apply button, and we will aim to process your application as quickly and as efficiently as possible

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