Chef - Adkins Cheurfi


£26k - 26.5k per year permanent Chefs
Job application end date: 2024-03-27

Job Description: Chef

Job Overview

Adkins and Cheurfi, a renowned outdoor facility centre in Hexham, Northumberland, is currently recruiting for a Chef to join their team. This is a full-time, permanent position, with an expected workload of around 37.5 hours per week.

Job Duties

  • Prepare and cook meals according to established recipes and standards
  • Create and plan menus, taking into consideration dietary restrictions and customer preferences
  • Maintain kitchen cleanliness and ensure adherence to food safety and hygiene regulations
  • Manage inventory and order supplies as needed
  • Supervise and train kitchen staff, providing guidance and support
  • Ensure efficient use of resources and minimise waste
  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure smooth operation of the kitchen
  • Handle customer inquiries and special requests in a professional and timely manner
  • Monitor and maintain equipment functionality, reporting any issues promptly
  • Adhere to health and safety guidelines

Required Qualifications

  • NVQ in cooking or equivalent qualification
  • Proven experience as a Chef or similar role
  • Knowledge of kitchen management and food safety regulations
  • Familiarity with allergens and their potential impact


NVQ in cooking or equivalent qualification


Previous experience as a Chef or in a similar role

Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong conflict management skills
  • Ability to plan menus and create innovative dishes
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills
  • Attention to detail and a keen sense of taste and presentation
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications

Additional certifications or training in kitchen management or culinary arts

Working Conditions

The Chef will work in the kitchen of an outdoor facility centre. The job may require standing for extended periods, working in a hot environment, and occasional lifting of heavy objects. The Chef may also be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays, based on the facility’s operational needs.