Head Chef Job

  • Sector: Corporate Catering, Hospitality & Staffing
  • Function: Chefs
  • Contact: Rebecca Cooke
  • Contact Phone: +442076300545
  • Start Date: ASAP but happy to wait for the right Chef
  • Location: Bromley
  • Salary: £45,000 GPA
  • Job Ref: 115458
  • Contact Email: rebeccac@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

Head Chef Job

Are you an experienced Head Chef, looking for more of a work /life balance? We are seeking Experienced Head Chef to join a us, in our beautiful Bromley location. You will be responsible for a team of 5 and you will be catering for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in a luxury setting.

40 hour working week with many benefits listed below! 

As a Head Chef you will be responsible for: 

  • Responsible for the day-to-day running of the kitchen and the delivery of consistent, high quality, delicious and nutritious dishes.

  • To ensure that menus are not only healthy and nutritious, but also exciting, wholesome, tasty, unique, and sustainable.

  • To be actively involved in daily operations ensuring recipes and instructions are followed accurately.

  • To ensure that the teams have full awareness of the menu, ingredients and any potential dietary or allergies.

  • To ensure that all data and information in relation to dietary requirements, whether physical or system based are accurate, up to date, secure, confidential, and delivered.

  • To build relationships with and fully understand nutritional.

  • Responsible for keeping up to date with relevant regulatory/statutory legislation, and ensure all health & safety, food safety, COSHH and other relevant legislation is adhered to.

  • To review kitchen service standards alongside the Executive Chef, ensuring that the team understand and are fully trained to deliver against our standards in every task.

  • Effectively lead, manage, motivate, and develop a team who are empowered and feel that the work that they do is valued.

  • Creating a team environment which promotes good morale and ensures a high level of commitment and pride.

  • Implement and maintain food monitoring procedures to facilitate budgetary control and to monitor all costs involved in the kitchen against agreed budgets.

  • To control and monitor payroll costs by allocating labour resources in line with forecasted and actual business levels, using Company productivity ratios and payroll management.

  • To ensure all stock is purchased, stored, and rotated correctly in accordance with our policies and food safety regulations.

  • To ensure that thorough audits are undertaken, implemented and action anything that has been highlighted in an efficient and timely manner.

  • To keep up to date with industry developments and trends and work with the Executive Chef to adapt and translate these to align with our vision as appropriate.

About you:

  • You will have experience of working within a 4–5-star hospitality venue or restaurant.

  • You will ideally have Level 3 Food Safety qualification.

  • You will have the ability to cost food menus accurately and forecast demand and manage stock.

  • You will be a professional, who has a proven track record of delivering and maintaining kitchen standards at the highest level – keeping a safe, clean, and compliant environment.

  • You will have strong communication and influencing skills, an approachable manner, and an eye for detail.

  • You will be passionate and can drive standards that not only meet but exceed expectations.

  • You will be trustworthy, caring, adaptable, friendly, and patient and continuingly striving for excellence.

Benefits to you:

  • £45,000 salary and benefits

  • 33 days annual leave including bank holidays.

  • Complimentary meals, hot drinks, and snacks throughout your shift

  • Bespoke company induction and on-going training programmes at all levels

  • Access to the best-in-class equipment and technology

  • Custom-made uniforms provided.

  • Annual bonus (discretionary and scheme rules apply)

  • Employee assistance programme and other attractive wellbeing benefits

  • Discount schemes.

  • Company contributory pension scheme.

  • And much more……

If you are interested in this position and would like to apply or find out further information, please send your CV to rebeccac@greycoatlumleys.co.uk