Head Chef

  • Job Reference: xpress/IM/8127
  • Date Posted: 4 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Xpress Recruitment
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Bonus
  • Sector: Pubs & Bar, Chefs - All Levels, Restaurant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The Place:

Our client who acquired a stunning site within a highly very fashionable area set within the Midlothian of Edinburgh.  At the heart of this restaurant is authentic Italian style cooking and as part of this restaurant, our client ideally would like to attract an experience Head Chef who has worked with in an Italian style restaurant background. The family are behind well-known Rome restaurant Alfredo Alla Scrofa, where it is claimed fettucine alfredo was invented.


The Job:

As Head Chef of this restaurant you will be financially responsible for running and controlling this busy and varied operation. Building a strong working team and establishing key relationships in the kitchen will be a key operational objective. You will actively manage the recruitment, development, motivation and coaching of your team in order to ensure maximum customer satisfaction at all times. This company believes that where a team works harmoniously the business will ultimately show increased profitability!

In addition to being a hands-on Head Chef, you will have full responsibility for stock control, achieving budgeted gross profit percentage, and of course that all Health & Safety and Food Hygiene initiatives and legislation targets are met and achieved.


The Person:

As Head Chef you will lead from the front line and be hands-on in the kitchen at key service delivery times, with the ability to steer the kitchen and effectively lead from the front.

Your personal standards should be invariably high and you must believe in your product 100%.

To succeed in this role you will need to be able to demonstrate within your career to date clear knowledge of working in either a current Head Chef role or a Senior Sous Chef capacity where you have had exposure to restaurant dining.


The Rewards:

For this Head Chef role, a salary of c£35,000 + Bonus. Excellent company benefits and personal development, genuine career opportunities and a desirable working environment is available for the right candidate.


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