Head Chef ; Plant Based Cuisine

  • Job Reference: xpress/pjw/8218
  • Date Posted: 29 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Xpress Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £30,000 to £32,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Plus additional tips and company benefits
  • Sector: Chefs - All Levels
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The Place:  

Xpress are delighted to be working with one of our national Restaurant clients. Over the last 18 months through very difficult trading their brand and concept has continued to growth and expand now as part of their Scottish development plans they have now secured a prestigious venue within the city of Edinburgh and they are now looking to attract a “Head Chef” This Head Chef appointment is all about attracting a new style of Kitchen food development with the focus being on developing and executing “Plant- Based Cuisine” As we start to see the world re open up after covid “ Food Cuisine like Vega and Plan based dining has become much more popular than ever before. If you are a new and developing Senior Sous or existing Head Chef with the passion and drive for working and developing dishes and menu concepts working with new and exciting Plan based foods, then this indeed could be the new and exciting job for you!!!


The role As Head Chef you will be part of a national Group so you will have the support and assistance to help you with managing all new and highly demanding calorie and dietary counts when dealing with menu design and creation. As Head Chef you will be fully responsible for managing and developing your team to make sure that everyone gets that work life balance you will also be responsible for maintaining all kitchen health and hygiene standards in line with the companies operating standards. With regards to the exciting daily kitchen menu and service you will be responsible for stock and ordering working with head office in menu design and yearly seasonal development

The Person:   Ideally, we are looking to attract a “Chef” that is perhaps from that new culinary camp wanting to work now with new and exciting plants, herbs and natural ingredients compared to the more traditional formal ingredients like beef, chicken and lamb.

As Head Chef you will need to be able to demonstrate a solid cv that has a gained a track record of being trained and developed and making moves that have expanded and contributed to your continued development.

The Rewards:  Our client is looking to appoint a Head Chef circa £32,000 plus outstanding performance related benefits; this is a great opportunity to grow a join an award-winning employer and be part of a strong environmental community employer.