Peterborough area £22k – £24k Depending on experience
Are you a talented Chef / Head Chef looking to get out of an environment of long hours and little time off?
We are working with a fantastic organisation set in a stunning location who can offer Chefs and Head Chefs an amazing work / life balance and exposure to a wide variety of catering operations and service.
Our client’s catering teams produce exceptional food of the highest quality, created with care and attention from locally sourced fresh produce.
With events through the Year from sporting fixtures to black tie dinners and balls to cater for, the Head Chef role is varied and very rewarding.
Our client’s shifts cover more social hours than most catering jobs and you’ll have every other weekend off. They offer opportunities for career progression, regular staff training and exceptional benefits.
As the Head Chef, your role will be to lead a team of chefs and KPs, ensuring great food quality, as well as managing labour and food cost to budget.
You will be passionate about training and developing your chefs so that the kitchen functions to the same high standards whether you’re on shift or not!
What we’re looking for:
- Passion for cooking great food
- Knowledge of managing a kitchen team
- Ability to effectively control food cost and labour cost
- Good knowledge of food preparation, stock rotation and kitchen health and safety
- Ability to train and motivate staff to work to consistently high standards
Your best attribute must be that you enjoy producing consistently high standard menu ideas that excel in taste and presentation, showing a strong knowledge of cooking techniques.
Our client offers a competitive salary, lengthy holidays and a flexible approach to working to help maintain that work/life balance, an excellent pension, BUPA, Life Assurance.
You will also have access to state of the art facilities, free gym / pool membership for you and your family, free use of fantastic sports facilities, free lunch and staff discounts.
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