Head Chef


Privately owned and very well established 100 cover all day High St restaurant and bar with an outdoor terrace, dining on two floors and a private dining suite is seeking an experienced and innovative Head Chef with flair and imagination to take charge of the busy kitchen. The restaurant is open all day offering breakfast, light lunches, sharing platters, snacks and a full A La Carte menu. The core menu features a selection of established classics supplemented by a seasonal A La Carte and chefs daily specials. All dishes are prepared in house from fresh ingredients and there is plenty of scope for new ideas. The restaurant also caters for weddings, private parties and corporate events and is firmly established as one of the best contemporary dining venues in the area.

Leading a brigade of 4 you will be responsible, and accountable, for all aspects of the day to day running of your kitchen including

  • All food production & delivery
  • Quality assurance
  • Ordering, stock management and wastage
  • The kitchen budget & GP
  • Compliance with all statutory legislation and regulations
  • Food safety & hygiene
  • Staff training & retention

We are looking for an enthusiastic, resilient and self-aware professional chef with strong all-around kitchen skills and sound knowledge of modern and traditional European cuisine. The ideal candidate will have several years experience in a similar busy fresh food environment as Head Chef or Senior Sous with a keen eye for detail and a cool head for service, this kitchen gets very busy at peak times. You must be comfortable working with the owners on developing the business and introducing fresh thinking to the menu, take pride in ensuring that your kitchen is well maintained and have a customer focused “can do “attitude. You will have a proven track record in kitchen management including a thorough understanding of kitchen budgets and GP’s

Immediate start

Salary £35,000 + bonus

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