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Head Chef - Newbury - Branded Restaurant

Head Chef - Branded Restaurant


Salary up to £26,000 + bonus

My client, a progressive branded restaurant chain whose menu focuses around freshly cooked burgers, is looking for a Head Chef/Kitchen Manager for their new restaurant opening in Newbury.

My client provides a casual dining concept across their 70-strong restaurant portfolio and is looking for an experienced Head Chef who will thrive in a fun and fast-paced environment.

The ideal candidate will have experience as a Head Chef within a branded, fresh-food operation and a proven track record of delivering quality food.

You will need to be motivated, enthusiastic, and passionate and have a desire for career progression.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To train all new starters and existing staff in food/kitchen safety, production standards and other Company procedures.

  • To ensure that all Brand Standards and other company initiatives are implemented.

  • To ensure that all food preparation is carried out in compliance with food safety regulations.

  • To ensure that all cleaning schedules are adhered to and that kitchen areas are maintained to a hygienic standard at all times.

  • To train, supervise and delegate the Sous Chefs in food preparation.

  • To respond to any queries/complaint that may arise from time to time.

  • Ensuring that portion control specifications are adhered to.

  • All perishable and dry food stocks are regularly rotated and used within given dates.

  • To ensure that all company documentation is kept.

  • Generally being alert for opportunities to improve the profitability of the section.

  • Ensure proper staffing for maximum productivity and high standards of quality; controls food and payroll costs to achieve maximum profitability.

  • To ensure all Rotas and Ordering are correct to achieve maximum profitability

If you have the right skills and experience for this role then please apply with a copy of your CV and covering letter.

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