Wagamama - Head Chef
Harlow, Essex, United Kingdom
5d ago

be you be a head chef harlow

wagamama to nourish yourself + nourish others. inspired by fast paced, japanese ramen bars. wagamama brings the fresh flavours of asia to all

the perks + quirks you get when joining the magic

a brilliant salary of £36,500 on target earnings*

an average of 9.6 hours per shift, 5 days a week. 2 days off per week

dedicated 6-week training programme when you start

internal development programmes to support you to progress

apprenticeship opportunities (including degree level) gain national qualifications

medical insurance + company pension scheme

30% discount at wagamama + other trg brands when dining with friends + family

clean chef whites on every shift

company pension scheme

financial wellbeing support

  • on target earnings rate is inclusive of an bonus potential up to £8,000
  • what does a head chef at wagamama do?

    depending on the shift you work, you may start as early as 7am or finish as late as midnight

    create a positive kitchen environment where your team feel welcomed + cared for

    share your passion + knowledge of wagamama food, ingredients + cooking techniques with your whole team

    implement clear procedures to ensure quality + consistency in every dish served

    manage the line effectively to ensure all food is delivered on time, meeting demands of service

    deal with guest feedback + implement appropriate action plans

    effectively control you gross profit + labour budget

    work alongside your general manager to achieve financial targets

    ensure your kitchen is always clean + safe for your team + guests

    you make sure you follow food safety and health + safety standards throughout your shift

    spot, nurture + develop talent within your team

    about you what we’re looking for

    you've got demonstrable experience leading a team in a fast-paced kitchen

    you're a real people person, with a passion for food + achieving results with your team

    you're experienced working with online delivery companies + running a takeout operation

    you're a pro when it comes to controlling gross profit + managing your labour budget

    you have a strong understanding of food safety and health + safety procedures

    you know your way around a p&l + are experienced achieving financial targets

    you always recognise succession is vital + have previously built strong talent pipelines by developing your teams

    you're a brilliant communicator, own what you do + embraces change

    wagamama is a leading hospitality brand that actually cares about creating a positive impact on our people + the communities we’re in.

    so if you believe in positive eating, in positive living + you’re ready to do something truly revolutionary, then come join us + be you. be wagamama

    if that sounds like you, click apply!

    wagamama is an equal opportunity employer. we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees when submitting your details, please let us know if you require any support or adjustments during the interview process

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