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Head Chef

  • Job Location

    WD6, Letchmore Heath, Hertfordshire

  • Duration

    Permanent

  • Job Benefits

    £32000.00/annum




Description

We are currently recruiting for a Head Chef to join our dynamic team based in a busy cafe setting.

Duties

* To manage the day-to-day running of the kitchen including line management of kitchen team members including one full time cook with potential of a team of casuals

* To maintain stock levels of key ingredients, manage stock rotation and develop storage and stock management processes that minimise wastage and maximise efficiencies

* To prepare ingredients for various dishes in advance of a busy breakfast/lunch/dinner service

* To cook & plate various short order menu items to the specification provided in a timely fashion and to the expected quality standard

* To manage and develop a thorough cleaning schedule and oversee the correct execution of said schedule - sharing tasks among the team and ensuring a high level of cleanliness and hygiene is maintained at all times.

* To inform the Executive head chef of any issues arising with respect to maintaining or managing stock levels & wastage.

* To inform the general manager of issues with equipment, capacity of service provision

* To work with the executive head chef and the general manager to develop a good seasonal menu that meets customers’ needs and expectations

Personal Attributes.

The successful candidate will be an organised individual with excellent people management skills, capable of working effectively in a pressured environment.

Candidates will be required to have a good level of personal autonomy and responsibility in this role and the successful candidate will meet this challenge with enthusiasm.

Candidates should understand the importance of maintaining a tidy organised workstation, have a good knowledge of food safety & be well presented with good personal hygiene.

Career Development

In time, and with the right experience, successful candidates may also be invited to work in our busy events business alongside our Michelin trained executive head chef to broaden their experience and develop their skills further.

You will need to have your own transport to get to the cafe





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