Head Chef - Northumberland

Head Chef – Northumberland

Head Chef – Village Pub – Northumberland

Head chef wanted for a newly refurbished large village pub under new ownership

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced head chef to head up the kitchen from opening day

Located in a small village just 5 miles from Morpeth and 15 miles from Newcastle city centre.

Currently undergoing a full refurb we are looking for an experienced head chef to come in asap to assist with the setup and the opening of the kitchen.

Duties will include:

  • Head Chef reporting directly to the GM
  • Menu design – Creating seasonal menus along with weekly specials and event menus
  • Pricing menus understanding GP and profit margins
  • Liaising with suppliers
  • Assisting in the Recruitment of kitchen team
  • Training and development of the kitchen team
  • Staff Appraisals
  • Implementing new ideas to drive business and kitchen profitability
  • Kitchen and staff management
  • Hands on in the kitchen, cooking with fresh ingredients.
  • Liaising with suppliers to source and spot the best produce available
  • Implement Food safety procedures along with Health and Hygiene reporting

Skills /Attributes

  • Excellent time management
  • Motivated with the ability to motivate others
  • Team player
  • Good Business acumen
  • Passionate about producing good food
  • Understanding financials and GP

If you are an experienced head chef with a solid working background we would love to hear from you

Immediate start date available