Head Chef – Educational and Event Venue – Near Crawley – up to £33,000pa**
We are now on the look out for a Head Chef to lead this incredible team at one of the most well known and picturesque private schools for miles around. With over 400 children to cook for on a daily basis as well as numerous conferences, multiple functions and events to organise we are looking for a chef with experience in all of these areas. You must be prepared to lead from the pass as this is a hands on cooking role with minimal time spent in the office.
The expectations for a Head Chef are to be consistent and proactive in all aspects of work. You will be responsible for the entire kitchen operation under the guidance of the Catering Manager, writing menus, attending weekly and monthly HOD meetings, preparing buffets as well as presenting food A la Carte. You MUST ensure food standards are kept high be a good motivator of all your kitchen team. HACCAP and COSHH requirements will be expected and hitting your GP/ Food Cost target is a must.
Experience in a similar role is preferential, ideally in large establishment, but certainly in a fresh food environment. You will need to show drive, ambition and an ability to motivate, coach and grow the team.
In return for all your hard work you will be paid up to 33K per annum and be given every opportunity to progress and develop with-in an expanding business. The company has an excellent benefits package for employees including management discounts, parking on site, 28 days paid holiday and an excellent pension scheme.
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