Head Chef
Baxter Personnel
Barnard Castle, England, United Kingdom
4d ago

Our client is a long established business. Innovative and dynamic, they are constantly pursuing new ways to improve the services and products they offer.

An opportunity has now arisen for a Head Chef to join their team on a temporary to permanent basis after an initial 3 month probationary period.

This is the ideal role for a Head Chef looking to develop their career with an award

  • winning company.
  • As Head Chef you will ensure that a high quality and profitable catering service is provided to visitors and function users, through excellent food quality management, the use of creative skills and staff and profit management.

    Your duties will include :

  • Developing catering and policy procedures
  • Effectively supervise all kitchen staff and food production
  • To ensure that correct cleaning materials and appropriate methods of use and storage are being utilised.
  • To maintain and continually improve the high standards of food prepared for day to day operations and for the functions service
  • To set budgets for each area, determine food and beverage costs, maintain margins, and monitor achievement of these
  • To quality control deliveries, check delivery notes and invoices and to negotiate with suppliers to ensure best value purchasing
  • To monitor and implement environmental health regulations and health and safety regulations to maintain a high standard of hygiene and safety
  • Effective stock management ensuring sufficient stocks of ingredients and cooking materials are available to uphold the menu and service yet minimise wastage levels
  • Monitor food quality, portion control, wastage and staff meal consumption
  • To be responsible for the overall cleanliness of the kitchen
  • To be responsible for the security of the department and to develop, monitor and maintain all records relevant to the department in accordance with best practice.
  • To liaise with the Commercial Manager to assist in developing a staff training plan and help in preparing personal development plans to take account of Food Hygiene and Health and Safety regulations, maintaining all records required for HACCP purposes in all areas of the kitchen.
  • To be considered for the role of a Chef, you must have :

  • A minimum of two years' experience in a Head Chef capacity
  • Understand how to organise a working day within a busy kitchen
  • Able to run a busy service
  • A genuine passion for food
  • Additionally, you must possess your own vehicle due to the location of the client.

    To apply for the role of Head Chef, please apply via the button or link shown. If your skills and experience meet with this requirement, we will contact you to discuss the position in further detail.

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