Head Chef - London

London (Central)
Up to £37,000 per annum
20 Nov 2020
18 Dec 2020
Job Type
Full Time, Part Time

Head Chef - Gaucho - London

Gaucho and M Restaurants are looking for an experienced and passionate Head Chef to join one of our London restaurants. You will need to be experienced in working as a Head Chef in a fresh food kitchen, and be extremely passionate about food. The successful candidate will have experience managing a team, running the kitchen and working in a fast-paced environment. They must be able to deliver high quality dishes following a spec, and have a genuine passion for cooking.

Key Responsibilities

  • Full commitment to beef knowledge
  • Managing and motivating your kitchen brigade through busy services
  • Regulation of receiving of goods and the temperature of the items being received
  • Being responsible for product consistency and dish presentation management
  • Ensuring specials & rolling choices are adhered to in order to maintain a fresh approach to product offering
  • Ongoing research regarding new trends in the market
  • Being in charge of general staff recruitment and training, along with development and appraisals
  • Health & Safety management inc legally required training/risk assessment adherence and equipment maintenance (internal and external)
  • Ordering, receiving, storing, controlling and counting of all food stocks

Requirements- Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cooking

  • Have worked as a Head Chef in a high-pressure, high volume kitchen environment
  • Will have a passion for fresh produce
  • Be able to effectively run a kitchen
  • Be organised and able to communicate effectively with a team.

Training and benefits

  • Opportunity to gain qualifications through Apprenticeship Scheme
  • Ongoing training with the Executive Chef and Group Head Griller
  • Career development and progression

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