Head Chef Village Pub & Restaurant

  • West Malling
  • Full-Time
  • Up to £35,000 + Bonus


Part of a small group of family run freehold pubs this well-known and much-loved country pub is looking for an enthusiastic Head Chef to lead the kitchen team. There is a 40-cover restaurant, busy bar and garden, live music events and functions. Menus are fresh, seasonal, modern bistro food amongst some great pub classics and daily specials. The kitchen serves a busy high-end carvery on Sundays.

As Head Chef you will be leading a team of 4 with responsibility for all aspects of the day to day running of your kitchen including:

  • All food production, stock management & wastage
  • Menu development, daily specials & quality assurance
  • Compliance with all statutory regulations and legislation
  • Staff training & retention
  • Food safety & hygiene
  • The kitchen budget and GP

The ideal candidate will be a solid all-round professional chef with several years’ experience in a similar fresh food pub or restaurant with strong kitchen management and market savvy

Having been recently refurbished throughout, including a new kitchen, the owners are keen to create a contemporary casual fine dining destination venue; commitment, the ability to work as part of the management team and a passion for food are essential.

Own transport recommended due to location

 5-day week straight & split shifts

Salary: Up to £35,000 + Bonus


Sous Chef also required

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