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Job Title: Head Chef
Category: Catering Date Posted: 28/03/2019
Location: Kingston Upon Thames Expiry Date: 30/04/2019
Salary: £45,000 Contact Name: Leon Teming-Amoako
Job Code: LTA-HC-K2 Contact Email:

Head Chef

Kingston Upon Thames

£45,000 per annum

As the Head Chef you will provide meals and services within the required deadlines and to the company’s set standards and to customer’s satisfaction. You will work within the catering operation budget using company nominated suppliers. As Head Chef you will be accountable for a team of 10. You will manage the day to day running of the kitchen including; responsibility for ordering, health and safety, food hygiene, food hygiene training, food standards, kitchen maintenance and the management of the people within your team. You will ensure rotas are created in line with business needs on a weekly basis and be accountable for achieving budgets set by the board of directors.

Skills and Personal Qualities Required:

  • Superior management and organisational skills
  • Strong training and mentoring capabilities
  • Excellent cooking skills
  • A wide and varied understanding of produce and ingredients
  • Blue Chip Management skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the industry
  • Efficient presentation and communication skills
  • Focus and thoroughness
  • The capacity to be influential and amenable
  • Professionalism and cordiality
  • The capacity to adequately handle work stresses
  • The capacity to meet project deadlines
  • The ability to work with the conference and events team to ensure customer expectations are met mainly through innovative menu creation, open days, fam trips and tasting meetings
  • To liaise face to face in a professional and sales orientated manner with wedding clients, conference clients and agents and private clients in order to drive revenue and customer satisfaction
  • Team player
  • Motivational leadership approach to people management

Headstart Employment is an Equal Opportunity Employer