Head Chef - Restaurant

Head Chef – Restaurant

£26,000- £30,000 permanent Chefs North East

Head Chef – Restaurant

Adkins & Cheurfi are looking for a Head Chef – Restaurant – to manage a fine dining, privately owned establishment in the city centre of Newcastle.

Managing a team of four chefs, the Head chef – Restaurant – will have great kitchen management experience, as well as an excellent knowledge of fine dining cuisine.

Our client is an Anglo/French restaurant offering a Tapas based menu that puts excellence at the forefront of its brand and offering, with an excellent package available and a salary of up to £30,000  this is a fantastic role for a real hands-on chef who loves to cook at a high standard.

Role / Responsibilities

  • Head Chef reporting directly to the owners
  • Attending management meetings
  • Creating seasonal menus along with weekly specials and event menus
  • Hands on in the kitchen, cooking with fresh ingredients.
  • Pricing menus understanding GP and profit margins
  • Liaising with local suppliers to source and spot the best produce available
  • Training and development of the kitchen team
  • Staff Appraisals
  • Food safety along with Health and Hygiene reporting

Skills /Attributes

  • Excellent time management
  • Motivated with the ability to motivate others
  • Creative
  • Good Business acumen
  • Passionate about producing good food


  • A stable CV with 5 years reference history
  • Experience of using modern French British cooking styles
  • Previous role as Head Chef in a similar environment

Please apply today if you believe this is the role for you