Pearmain Pubs

Head Chef - Canbury Arms, Kingston Upon Thames - NEW PUB OPENING

Pearmain Pubs
Kingston Upon Thames
Salary package up to £42,000 OTE
02 Nov 2018
30 Nov 2018
Job Type
Full Time


Our new pub The Canbury Arms will be opening in Kingston, January 2019 and we are looking for a Head Chef with a real passion for quality fresh food to join us now and work in our existing pubs in readiness for our new opening. 

The Canbury Arms will be the eighth pub for Pearmain Pubs and we have lots of opportunities for chefs at all levels. We are looking to recruit our chef team now so they can join us and train in one of our existing pubs in readiness for the new opening. Our pubs local to the Canbury Arms include: The Crown, St Margarets, Twickenham; The Wheatsheaf, Esher; The Old Plough, Cobham

This is a hands-on Head Chef role, you will work in a modern well-equipped kitchen alongside your team across all areas of the kitchen. You will have the skills and personality to lead a large brigade of 9 chefs and 3 kitchen porters and play an influential role in their training and development. You will also have experience working in a high-volume quality operation.

In your role as Head Chef you will also be involved with developing new dishes; delivering an efficient food service whilst maintaining quality and consistency; adhering to food safety and cleaning standards; ordering, stock control and managing your GPs and wages targets.

In return, we offer our Head Chefs:

·Competitive basic salary plus tips

·Quarterly bonus worth up to £6,000 per annum

·50% off peak discount on food throughout the company

·Contributory pension scheme

·Cycle to work scheme

·Free meals on shift

·Career development, training and support to progress your career

·Opportunities to move between pubs

·Free chef whites

·SimplyHealth cash plan - includes discounted local gym membership

Who are we:

Pearmain Pubs are a small group of 7 independently owned 'smart pubs' located in Surrey and Middlesex with plans to open a new site in the Kingston area later this year. Each of our pubs has been carefully chosen and sympathetically restored, with quality interiors and beautiful gardens, casual enough to be comfortable, smart enough to feel special. Our eighth pub, The Canbury Arms in Kingston is due to open early 2019 but we are recruiting now for you to join us and train in readiness for the new opening.

We offer informed, efficient & friendly service and great menus of fresh locally sourced ingredients, prepared on our premises and cooked to order by our enthusiastic and experienced chefs. All our staff are recruited for their outgoing and friendly personalities

If you like the sound of what we do and want to be part of Pearmain Pubs, we’d be pleased to hear from you.

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