Kitchen Head Chef Manager

  • Job Reference: xpress/pjw/8227
  • Date Posted: 13 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Xpress Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: attractive bonus and benefits and great working hours
  • Sector: Chefs - All Levels
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The Place:

Our client is a leading international hotel brand located in Edinburgh city centre. An opportunity has come onto the market to become the next Kitchen Chef Manager. Due to the current Kitchen Chef Manager retiring from the business.  Our client sees this as a great opportunity for an enthusiastic Chef looking to develop and work within the sector yet not having the burden of learning and developing and having to deal with large volume events and late evening dining. Our client’s hotel’s main food offerings are balanced over very business morning breakfast mixed with a strong lunch and afternoon teas business mix. Evening dining is max 30 cover per evening which allows the kitchen team a well balance mixture of evenings off and early finishes.  

The Job:

Taking responsibility and overseeing the Kitchen operations in a well balance fresh food concept menu, providing a first-class dining experience.  You will train, develop, and motivate your team; improving and maintaining standards to ensure the customers’ needs are met and exceeded. Working closely with the General Manager to further develop the offering whilst maintaining exceptionally high standards on every plate. Owing to the central position of our clients Hotel they tend to have a busy breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea offering which means as Kitchen Head Chef your hours would be circa 7am to 4pm with a mixture of early evening finishes. Our client has an established an existing kitchen team, with everyone currently involved in the business working to well-balanced hours and days off

The Person:

The role would suit an experienced Chef Manager or senior Sous and Head Chef looking to move into a larger Kitchen remit where you as a Head Chef can develop your own style of Head Chef Management. You must have a good understanding of food costs, controls within a quality environment and management of a whole team. Skilled in manning levels and team development are also essential. Excellent presentation and FOH liaison skills are essential to ensure the best standard of quality and delivery for the customer.

The Rewards:

A competitive salary of up to £30 000 to £35,000 will be offered to the right candidate.

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