Head Chef - Adkins Cheurfi

Head Chef

Head Chef –  (Straight Shifts, Day Time Only)

Adkins & Cheurfi have an excellent opportunity for a talented Head Chef to join our client, a well-known restaurant group, at their new restaurant & concept, based in York.

This Head Chef role is very unique, it is for DAY TIME hours and STRAIGHT SHIFTS but still with the pleasure of working in a restaurant with an excellent salary and package

The ideal candidate will currently be employed as a Head Chef and will have a proven track record in managing restaurant kitchens. Alternatively, you could be currently employed as a Sous Chef and looking for a promotion

The Candidate

· Has a proven record of achieving budgeted Gross Profit margins whilst maintaining food quality standards

· Has a detailed understanding of effective food ordering, menu costings and clearly appreciates the effect that poor food control has on the business

· Can confidently implement and maintain a detailed Food Safety Management System in line with company requirements

· Is qualified to Level 3 in Food Safety within the past 3 years or is prepared to work towards gaining the qualification

· Is an excellent articulate communicator who can positively express opinions and views in relation to colleagues, line managers, suppliers and customer requests

· Is a proven leader and “man” manager, inspirational and supportive.

· Target and product quality are driven. Can manage business Key Performance Indicators

· Has in-depth knowledge of food and experience in the construction of creative and inspirational menus in line with business and customer expectation

· Is a problem solver and has both ability and confidence to effectively manage their environment

· Has successfully developed a kitchen team that has positively affected the business

· Can react positively to direction from Senior Managers and Directors within the organisation

· Is computer literate and has experience of using management software applications and MS Office

· Can ensure a safe working kitchen environment for staff, colleagues and visitors in line with company H&S requirements