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Head Chef

Reference 1809-2
Location Axminster
Salary £40,000 Yearly
Job Type Permanent

Head Chef ~ Pub Restaurant with Rooms ~ Devon / Dorset / Somerset Border ~ Up to 40K including bonus

We're looking for a creative chef that's passionate about quality ingredients and knows how to use seasonal produce to it's best. Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic, self motivated and want to progress, the successful candidate will be required to take responsibility of the kitchen team (team of 4 full time chefs inc. the Head Chef) demonstrating a pragmatic approach and have a respectful calm attitude.

If your employment history shows a natural career progression and experience of working in highly acclaimed hotels, restaurants and/or top class pubs at AA Rosette level our client would be very interested to hear from.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a wide range of candidates which includes chefs with as little as 2 years experience as Head Chef in a kitchen which has recently achieved an AA 2 Rosette award. You should have an eye for detail, be well organised, have good communicational skills, understand how to manage staff and know how to get the best from your team. You will further understand the importance of building and maintaining good relationships with suppliers and ensuring you source the best produce available at fair market price.

It goes without saying that writing menus is a must and you should have a firm understanding of produce, the different seasons of the year and know how to put together menus of modern, traditional and classical theme that are well constructed, interesting whilst being effectively costed.

You will be required to work 5 days per week for 6 months and 4 1/2 days per week for 6 months, working a split shift rota system.

45K pa, Full standard holiday entitlement (2 weeks of which must be taken in January when the business is closed, no holidays to be taken in peak months). The bonus is subject to reaching gp targets (TBD).

Please "Apply Now" or telephone: 01392 840071 for further info...

Please click "Apply For Vacancy" or call: 01392 840071 and speak to Matt for further details.


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