Head Chef Job

Head Chef Job

Greycoat Lumley's client are seeking a Head Chef for their Private Exclusive Use Lodge approximately 2 hours north of Inverness.  The a small rural community will suit if you enjoy being in a remote environment which has much to offer for the outdoor enthusiast.  There are local hotels, bars, a primary school, community hall, bakery, holiday accommodation as well as many visitor attractions and on the North Coast 500 route.  It is a great base for walking, hiking, mountaineering, cycling, wild water swimming and surfing.

Key Head Chef Responsibilities

  • Lead the team and manage the kitchen and the quality of food in line with high quality standards and procedures.

  • Consistently deliver a high quality food experience for guests in line with the Client's ethos and concept.

  • Design menus with produce within the budget allocation - balancing cost with value and quality.

  • Engage with guests to educate, inform and enhance their experience on the food ethos and conservation and regeneration story.

  • Effectively and conscientiously manage the Health, Safety and Environmental legal and policy requirements for the kitchen.

  • Lead and contribute to the overall effective and efficient venue operations including stock and cost controls, resources and standards and effectively manage the supply chain.

  • Consistently identify and design ways to engage and inspire guests, in particular to our Vision and Values.

  • Be a positive contributor to the Team, the community and the wider enterprise.

Personal Attributes

  • A leader who is a positive role model

  • Engaging and personable.

  • Creative and innovative.

  • Team player who thrives in a team environment.

  • Confident and resilient.

  • Adaptable to living and working in remote environments.

Essential Skills

  • Proven track record as Head Chef serving High Net Worth clientele.

  • A Team Leader and Team Player.

  • Demonstrable competency to lead on all aspect of HSE in the kitchen and wider operations.

  • Excellent budget, cost & stock control and purchasing capabilities.

  • Track record in developing the supply chain and managing procurement.

  • Passion and knowledge for using sustainable produce.

  • Excellent relationship and stakeholder management.

Due to the locations, possession of valid driving license or access to personal transport is essential.

You must be a self-starter and self-motivated and a bit of an adventurer.  

Accommodation: Can be provided

Start:          ASAP

Hours:        Full time

Salary:       £45,000 to £50,000 GPA

Job:            115653