Connect Appointments are exclusively working with our leading Edinburgh Bar and Restaurant Client in looking for a passionate Head Chef to join their busy flagship restaurant / bar operation.
The Head Chef role is a hands on one, leading a large dedicated team of chefs and kitchen support staff. The development of the team, consistency / quality of services, and food are key responsibilities of the role.
They also are part of the ethos of this established, growing, respected company to keep a head of the competition in the marketplace.
The Food concept is heavily influenced by its freshness, seasonality, and grill lead gourmet meat offerings. With a service style that is friendly, and personable.
Experience of a busy volume high street Restaurant Brasserie operation would be highly desirable for the role at Head Chef.
Areas of responsibility :
Control and direct the food preparation process and any other relative activities.
Construct menus with new, or existing culinary creations ensuring the ideas fit the brief.
Approve and "polish" dishes before they reach the customer.
Plan orders of equipment or ingredients according to identified shortages.
Arrange for repairs when necessary.
Remedy any problems or defects.
Be fully in involved in hiring, managing, and training kitchen staff.
Comply with nutritional, and allergies requirements.
Manage sanitation regulations and food / health & safety standards.
Foster a climate of cooperation, respect and friendliness between co-workers.
Desired attributes :
Proven volume experience as Head Chef.
Approachable, calm under pressure, positive personality.
Professional understanding / ability of kitchen management.
Manage / delegate responsibilities and monitoring progress.
Outstanding communication and leadership skills.
Up-to-date with culinary, and kitchen processes.
Good understanding of useful computer programs (MS Office, Procure Wizard software, POS).
Credentials in health and safety training.
The Package :
This is a great progressive opportunity with a growing organisation, with an excellent competitive package, genuine career prospects, training and development;
whilst working in a quality luxury environment for the right applicant.
Please respond in the first instance with your CV.