Lead Chef - Leeds

Leeds, West Yorkshire
Closing date
18 Aug 2021

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Lead Chef - Leeds

Do you want to provide a legendary dining experience for our guests?

Can you deliver culinary excellence going above and beyond all expectations?

Look no further…

Main responsibilities include:

  • Being polite, prompt and friendly to all colleagues and guests.
  • Responsible for managing the kitchen labour processes, procedures and operational controls.
  • Leading and motivating a team of chefs, whilst remaining driven to complete your tasks and supporting them to complete their own.
  • Ensure all ingredients are available for the entire menu matrix including relevant dietary requests.
  • Delegation of roles in order to prepare food to menu specifications ensuring that Levy standards and procedures are followed.
  • Ability to remain calm during periods of high volume or unusual events.
  • Ensure portion control, correct preparation and storage methods to avoid waste.
  • Take pride in your business and share agreed standards with your team.
  • Inspire those around you to be passionate about food.
  • Assist with new team members by giving respectful and encouraging coaching as needed.
  • Exceptional standards of hygiene and cleanliness.
  • Operating machinery as shown and trained in accordance with company policy.
  • Comply with all company and unit policies with regards to Health & Safety, Food safety, Allergens, Hygiene, Manual Handling and COSHH.
  • Personally demonstrating that you take responsibility for your own health and safety and that of others.
  • Wears personal protective equipment (PPE) as required.
  • Enjoy your work, smile and have fun!


Requirements Attributes:

  • Engaging, flexible and friendly in manner.
  • Able to communicate effectively with all our customers, clients and colleagues. Listen and respond appropriately.
  • Min. NVQ Level 2 or equivalent
  • Confidence when meeting and interacting with people.
  • Excellent teamwork skills and a proactive, can do attitude.
  • Self-assured when working alone.
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, busy, fast paced environment.
  • Comfortable to walk & stand during majority of shift as well as frequent manual handling tasks.



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