Head Chef

Job Ref: JO-2206-32706_1655892464
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 22 June 2022
  • Castleford, West Yorkshire Castleford West Yorkshire Midlands LS25 2JY
  • Blue Arrow
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Position: Head Chef of Outside Catering
Establishment: Event Contract Catering
Location: Garforth, Leeds
Salary: £45,000 P/A
Type: Permanent, Average 45 hours per year
My client is an award-winning event company that caters for high-end luxury, Sporting & live music events across Yorkshire and beyond. They are currently looking for a Head Chef to join the team in the state-of-the-art kitchen located in Garforth, Leeds, with traveling to and from site.
The successful candidate will assist the Executive Chef & Senior Management team in leading a brigade of chefs in exceeding the food & beverage standards across the division. This includes all operational, financial & food safety management targets & systems.

  • To lead the team; ensuring consistency in the production of bespoke menus, as per our customers' needs
  • To manage our central production kitchen; preparation, forward planning & working to strict deadlines will be key
  • To organise personnel & motivate the team
  • To place orders & work closely with our supplier base
  • To receive deliveries & to check produce for quality
  • To ensure the quality of food delivered to all our sites is consistent & to an excellent standard
  • To plan menus, manage stock rotation & deliver the division's GP targets
  • To adhere to menu specifications for quality, cost, food safety & allergen purposes
  • Responsibility for maintaining good food hygiene practices & due diligence procedures as designated by legislation & the company's own specification as set out by the Food Safety Manager
  • Any other relevant duties as assigned by the Senior Management team


  • You will have gained previous working knowledge within a similar multi-unit, fast paced, high end hotel, hospitality, retail or catering environment which is a close fit with outside catering
  • Being an inspirational leader, you will be able to motivate a team & communicate at all levels. You will commit to sharing your knowledge & skills within our service & kitchen teams
  • You will have very strong people management & communication skills with the ability to build & lead a team
  • You will possess a sense of urgency & a can do attitude with a focus on continuous improvement to drive the business forward
  • Innovative & forward thinking with creative flair
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Good financial skills & knowledge of costings
  • Full clean driving license
  • IT literate

To apply for this role simply press the 'APPLY' button now. Or Contact Rob or Bobby at the Newbury Perm Hub on 01635 349 49.
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.

23/07/2022 10:07:45
GBP 45000.00 45000.00

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