Head Chef Caribbean Restaurant & Bar

Head Chef Caribbean Restaurant & Bar

 

This new Caribbean restaurant and bar on London’s iconic South Bank is looking for a talented Head Chef to run the kitchen. Menus are authentic Caribbean cuisine, mainly from Trinidad & Tobago, with the focus on real food from the islands. Dishes include Roti, Doubles, Pelau, Jerk, local curries and sides with everything prepared in-house from scratch.

The restaurant can seat 200 at peak times and the set up includes an outdoor grill and a brand-new kitchen.

As Head Chef you will be responsible for all aspects of the day to day running of your kitchen including:

  • All food production, stock management & wastage
  • Compliance with all statutory regulations and legislation
  • Staff training & retention
  • Food safety & hygiene
  • The kitchen budget and GP
  • Maintaining a 5* Food hygiene rating

 

Required: Qualifications / Skills / Experience

  • Passion and enthusiasm for food and quality,
  • Previous experience at Head Chef level
  • Thorough understanding of Caribbean food & culture
  • Creative flair & attention to detail
  • Strong team leader
  • Financially aware

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic Head Chef with a real passion for Caribbean cuisine specifically with experience of Trini cooking and culture and a proven track-record of successful kitchen management. You must be capable of ensuring that the brand-new kitchen is well maintained.

Opening a new restaurant during the current pandemic presents a lot of extra challenges. The successful candidate will be forward thinking and customer focused with the drive and ambition to play a key role in the growth of the business from the start.

Initially a 6-day week in the first stages moving to 5 days once the kitchen team is established and trained

Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 relevant to experience

 

 

 

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