HEAD CHEF - Adkins Cheurfi


£13.50 - 18.00 per hour temp Chefs
Job application end date: 2024-03-26

Adkins and Cheurfi are currently recruting for a Head Chef based in the Lake District area. 

At Adkins & Cheurfi we work with the majority of major hotels, schools, Universities, and restaurants within the North of England supplying chefs to hotels and restaurants up to 3 Rosette standard, we can also offer contracts with live-in accommodation. We offer excellent rates of pay for relief chefs and flexibility to suit your needs and lifestyle.

Our client is a small cosy Hotel based in Lake District with 9 bedrooms, and 6 apartments. It is a popular resturaunt and bar for thirsty, hungry walkers aswell as the residents. This cosy hotel also hosts numerous weddings throughout the year.

As a Head Chef, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • To ensure food production, standards are carried out in a timely fashion.
  • To carry out the smooth and efficient running of the kitchen.
  • Compiling weekly food orders.
  • Preparing the kitchen for external stock counts.
  • To plan, prepare, cook and present food to the standards required.
  • To ensure that the company’s reputation for excellent food and service is adhered to.
  • Hands-on with prep, inventory, running service, and creating menus.
  • To ensure that high standards of kitchen hygiene are maintained.
  • Undertake daily checks of the kitchen HACCP & file weekly.
  • Monitoring portion and waste control.
  • Overseeing the maintenance of the kitchen.

Ideal Candidate:

  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst following dish specifications & standards.
  • Preparing, cooking, and presenting high-quality dishes within the specialty section.
  • Able to create menu items, and recipes, and develop dishes.
  • The management of everyday health and safety compliance & risk assessments.
  • Competent level of English spoken and written.
  • Competent level of Computer skills & budget/Gross Profit experience
  • Will ideally live in or live locally

Job Types: Temp to Perm, Full-time


  • 10 hour shifts

Supplemental pay types:

  • Tips

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Cumbria: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Head Chef: 3 years (required)