Head Chef

Job Ref: JO-2111-24500_1637858379
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 25 November 2021
  • Aberdeen AB10 1TS Aberdeen Aberdeen Scotland AB10 1TS
  • Blue Arrow
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We have an exciting permenant opportunity, for a Head Chef or Sous Chef looking for the next step in their career, in a beautiful idyllic location, close to Aberdeen city centre.

If you are enthusiastic about self-development and embrace opportunities to improve your skills and knowledge whenever possible, whilst also achieving a healthy work-life balance, then this could be the perfect role for you.

You will be responsible for -

  • Controlling and directing the food preparation process
  • Approving and polishing dishes before they reach the customer
  • Managing and working closely with other Chefs ,kitchen assistants and front of house staff
  • Creating menu items, recipes and developing dishes ensuring variety and quality
  • Determining food inventory needs, stocking and ordering
  • Ultimately responsible for ensuring the kitchen meets all regulations including sanitary and food safety guidelines
  • Being responsible for health and safety
  • Being responsible for food hygiene practices

Additional Ad-hoc Duties:

  • To assist at any special functions, some of which may occur outside working hours
  • To report any customer complaints or compliments and take some remedial action if at all possible
  • To report immediately any incidents of accident, fire, theft, loss, damage, unfit food, or other irregularities and take such action as may be appropriate or possible
  • To attend meetings and training courses as may be necessary
  • To provide cover in other areas during periods of holidays and sickness



  • NVQ Level 3
  • Level 2 and 3 Food Safety Awards
  • Level 2 Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience
  • PVG or DBS
  • Awareness of manual handling techniques
  • Awareness of Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) and chemical safety
  • Experience of kitchen equipment
  • Experience of dangerous equipment such as knives

Additional Skills

  • Excellent knowledge of all sections
  • Ability to produce excellent high-quality food
  • Good oral communication
  • Team management skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Good level of numeracy
  • Enthusiasm to develop your own skills and knowledge plus those around you
  • Adaptability to change and willingness to embrace new ideas and processes
  • Ability to work unsupervised and deliver quality work
  • Positive and approachable manner
  • Team player qualities

For more information, please contact Sarah on 01224 621 200 or click apply now, to take that next step in your career.

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