Head Chef

£37,000 +Bonus

Location: Harpenden

Job reference: 441527

Job Summary

Passionate and skilled Head Chef required for this fantastic premium Gastro Pub concept. As Head Chef you will play an instrumental role in making the food aspect of the operation a success and delighting guests at this site. Experience of fresh food, menu creation and working in a structured environment is essential to succeed in this role. If you would love the opportunity to progress and be a part of a strong and reputable company with a passion for quality food and service then this is the job for you!

Role Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the consistency and quality of food to all guests
  • Supporting the General Manager in driving sales and managing costs in line with targets set
  • Design and develop a fresh seasonal menus
  • Providing positive support, training and coaching to your brigade
  • Prepare fresh food and embrace the brands food culture
  • Stock control including; ordering, stock takes, deliveries and invoicing
  • Staff rotas to ensure the kitchen is working to the best of its ability in line with budgets
  • To be a passionate and positive influence on the team

The Ideal Candidate

  • At Least 3 Years experience as a Head Chef within a similar premium fresh food environment
  • Be a real foodie at heart Ability to run the kitchen with a pro-active and positive attitude
  • Strong Leadership skills and the ability to motivate your team
  • Current experience of P&L, Stock Control, Rotas, Labour, working to budgets, driving sales and menu creation
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst proving consistent quality of food
  • Excellent knowledge of Health & Safety and food Hygiene


  • Great Salary of up to £37K per annum
  • Generous and achievable bonus scheme
  • Excellent Training & Development
  • Fantastic Progression Opportunities
  • Great Company Benefits
  • Chef days out
  • Most of all, a quality based environment thats fun, engaging, rewarding and with plenty of support to help you along the way


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