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Head Chef / Head Cook / Executive Chef

  • Location: Cardiff
  • Salary: Up to £30000 per annum
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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Job Title: Head Chef

Salary: £30,000 (include bonus)

Location: Cardiff, close to city centre (CF11 9NW)

Job Type: Full time, Permanent

The Company is an expanding group of five pubs in and around Cardiff, renowned for excellence and innovation in food delivery and gaining national recognition in the pub industry. They are currently seeking for a Head Chef to work at The Conway, an established Pontcanna pub, very popular within local residents as well as those travelling further afield to try them out.

They are looking for experienced candidates to assist with the day to day running of the business. Candidates who have proven experience in all areas of kitchen control, disciplines, menu planning and an innovative and experimental bias to their cooking skills in order to continue its kitchens success. A passion for all things food goes without saying.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Cook creatively, consistently and enthusiastically
Offer inspirational input into menu changes
Achieve agreed GP%
Ensure strict Health & Safety and EHO standards are maintained
Recruit, train, manage and discipline all new & existing staff
Ensure sections are organised, clean and conforming to standards of hygiene
Supervise general cleaning duties as per the cleaning schedule
Ensure food is stored in optimum conditions
Ensure all areas of wastage are kept to a minimum
Place food orders with suppliers, build relationships and be constantly aware of produce prices
Supervise the checking and putting away of deliveries
Work closely with restaurant staff to ensure excellent levels of service &
maintain and build strong relationships between kitchen and floor
Ensure all staff are aware of ingredients/presentation/cooking style of each dish
Incentivise staff and participate in event planning
Be aware of, and be proactively involved in social media networks
Perform any reasonable work related tasks as requested by your manager or
Directors

The Ideal Candidate will:

Have the ability to give clear instructions and also to interpret and follow oral and written instructions
Be able to lead and motivate a team
Be able to work unsupervised and in a high pressure environment
Have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and managers
Be willing to work long hours while standing.
Be able to carry bulky, heavy and hot items whilst observing manual handling guidelines
Demonstrate a high level of cooking ability
Have a passionate interest and inquisitiveness of food
Demonstrate awareness of competition, both local & national
Demonstrate good communication skills
Have an outgoing & pleasant personality
Have a clean, smart and tidy appearance in chef uniform
Present a flexible approach to work.

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Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Chef, Head Chef, Cook, Kitchen Manager, Catering Manager, Sous Chef, Head Cook, Senior Chef, Executive Chef, Senior Cook, Kitchen Manager and Brewery Kitchen Manager may also be considered for this role

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