Principal

Head Chef - Conference and Banqueting

Recruiter
Principal
Location
The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square
Salary
Attractive + Benefits
Posted
13 Jun 2018
Closes
11 Jul 2018
Job Type
Full Time

What is the main purpose of the role?

As Head Chef you will be involved in developing seasonal menus, daily preparation and fantastic presentation of food for all our guests. You will be a responsible, dedicated and strong leader with the ability to manage a brigade of talented chefs.

You will be able to train and develop your team supportively and professionally. Ensuring the overall business achieves its ultimate potential in that of sales and profitability through creating an environment for customers which is stylish, contemporary, offering high quality modern food.

The Ideal Candidate

As Head Chef, it is essential you can demonstrate the following skills and competencies:

• Previous experience as Head Chef in a 4* or 5* hotel
• Fast paced environment strongly preferred.
• Proven track record of managing and developing the food offer in different businesses, delivering KPI’s
• Full understanding of stock management and recipe creation in a safe kitchen environment
• Must possess the proven ability to lead a team
• Strong organisational and project management skills
• Personality and flair with the ability to communicate and cooperate effectively at all levels both internally and with our guests
• You should also be commercially aware, financially astute and able to create business plans to drive sales and profitability.

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