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Head Chef

Reference 1902-4
Location Taunton
Salary £35,000 Yearly
Job Type Permanent

Head Chef ~ Straight Shifts ~ Popular Visitor Attraction Restaurant, Bar and Cafe ~ Taunton ~ £35,000 NEG
Experienced Head Chef required to lead a team of approximately 5 chefs. You will work straight shifts up to 45 hours per week over 5 days, working only 2 evenings per week usually.
The recently re-developed visitor attraction has the potential to become one of Somerset’s premier destinations, serving tourists and locals alike with a first class experience in all public areas, based on a high level of customer care and attention to detail.
The facility is closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day!
We are looking for: 
A creative professional Head Chef who has flair, an eye for detail and can produce a range of exciting menus using locally sourced ingredients. You will be able to develop and lead a small team, setting and maintaining the highest standards in all areas of preparation, presentation, cleanliness, record keeping, tidiness and organisation.
The successful applicant will:
  • Have already worked as a Head Chef and have proven experience of responsibility in a busy, fast-paced kitchen, have excellent communication skills, a firm understanding of cooking methods, ingredients, equipment.
  • Ability to maintain calm and efficiency under pressure.
  • Have high standards relating to food production, presentation and service with imagination and attention to detail
  • Be disciplined, organised, reliable, patient, flexible and have genuine enthusiasm for hospitality and catering.
Free on site parking
20% staff discount on shop products
Enrolment in a pension Scheme with Royal London
Terms of Employment:
Hours of work: The post will be over 5 days a week, which will include weekends and only 2 or 3 evenings per week.
Probation: 3 months
Salary Range: Circa £35,000 pa according to experience
Holiday: 28 days per annum, including Bank Holidays
This position is available for immediate start, please apply with your full CV.


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