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Head Chef

Carnforth, Lancashire
£28,000 to £30,000
Job Type
9 Sep 2022
We are searching for a talented and Head Chef to join our team. Working on a 5-star owner based holiday park, you will be responsible for serving/preparing meals for a contemporary, 60 cover restaurant serving fresh, local produce to our park owners.Ensuring the quality of the food production, profitability and hygiene within the department are maintained to the highest level at all times. To display passion and drive on a daily basis, thriving to exceed expectations and deliver outstanding service consistently.You will mirror these qualities to go above and beyond in your duties. You will work closely with the Food & Beverage Manager helping to create an unrivalled experience for all our customers, bringing innovative ideas to the company. Together you will also strive to meet, and ideally surpass, service and financial targets set.Your responsibilities will include: Overseeing the efficient running of the kitchen, ensuring you have adequate team in place each day to cover all aspects of your department Being in a hands-on role which requires attention to detail and a positive work attitude Ensuring food is prepped daily ready for service and team are equipped to deliver impeccable and well-presented meals Preparing meal orders, ensuring excellent presentation and standards are achieved consistently Check and approve all dishes prior to front of house team taking them Working tirelessly to produce quality meals in a timely manner, ensuring customers aren't waiting long periods for their food Communicating with the bar & restaurant team, ensuring they are aware of any change to the menu and have the relevant information to deliver 5-star service Ensuring the upkeep of the kitchen, including stock rotation, deep cleans etc Monitoring of stock control, ensuring sales are not hindered by lack of stock and GP's are met by portion control Regularly examining the P&L accounts for your department, ensuring invoices are accurately allocated Maintaining and improving the targeted GP% for food Contributing towards sales performance Working with suppliers to ensure the food ordered and delivered is high quality and in keeping with our 5-star ethos Having the availability to design, alter and create a menu aimed at our customer base in conjunction with the other parks chefs and offerings Complying with all Health & Safety and Food Hygiene regulations and using our company system PRIME Safety to log data relating to this Ensuring Health & Safety and company procedures are enforced, and team are informed of these policies Holding regular team meetings, keeping your team informed of how the department is performing Essential Requirements: Professional Head Chef with proven experience of excellent cooking skills and a great understanding of the industry Self-motivated and committed to delivering excellent service Food & Hygiene certification, level 3 or above 5-star personal presentation A friendly and approachable personality A full UK driving licence is essential due to the location of the park Experience in gastro style fresh food service First Aid Qualifications and COSHH preferred but not essentialThis is a full time permanent role, on the receipt of successful references, completion of a 6 month probationary period and where applicable a satisfactory DBS Check. The role will involve working evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays and will include a minimum of 4 full days a week or 3 full days and 2 half days depending on demand. Pension and 31 days holiday per year including Bank Holidays.
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  • Job Reference: 708006933-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Annesley Gandon Solutions
    Annesley Gandon Solutions
  • Location: Carnforth, Lancashire
  • Salary: £28,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent