Head Chef - London

San Carlo Group
Dependant On Experience
Closing date
20 Oct 2022

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Head Chef - London

Salary D.O.E

We are recruiting an experienced, passionate Head Chef to join our team at Alto by San Carlo, to help oversee our spectacular and critically acclaimed restaurant.

It’s an exciting time to join the San Carlo Family as the restaurant group is growing in the UK and internationally - with incredible opportunities to grow and develop within the business.

The Head Chef we are looking for will have the knowledge and expertise to hit the ground running, the ability to lead with example and to drive our restaurant from strength to strength.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Order food, managing the price and quality according to the executive chef
  • Make the staff kitchen schedule trying to balance the positions according to the skills of the staff
  • Stock inventory (Monthly) along with calculating the food cost of each dish on the menu
  • Maintain the same quality food according to the standard
  • Ensure compliance of health & safety, food safety and safety regulations.
  • Ensure follow up of auditing and compliance checks in the business and work to make reasonable improvements
  • Always check that the staff follow and work by the rules, like: be on time, be well groomed, positive attitude
  • Make sure that the kitchen is always clean and tidy
  • Ensure that all the staff are well coordinated, present and ready for the job assigned
  • Must be able to manage staff and their performance on a regular basis.

We offer:

  • 30% discount when dining in our restaurants for you and up to three friends
  • Opportunities for progression and promotion in our growing family of restaurants
  • Refer A Friend scheme – you can earn up to £1000 if you successfully refer someone
  • Learning and development through our apprenticeship scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Access to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) with a 24/7 helpline and the opportunity to have 6 hourly sessions with a trained Counsellor for free, this is also extended to direct family.


  • Experience working in an Italian kitchen
  • 4-5 years’ experience working a chef at this level
  • Management experience
  • Preferable good understanding / speaking of the Italian Language

San Carlo group is growing with 24 Italian restaurants across the UK – from Covent Garden, Piccadilly and Knightsbridge Green in London to Bristol, Leicester, Liverpool, Leeds, Cheshire and Manchester and with a growing international presence – including Kuwait, Bangkok, Qatar, Bahrain and with new sites set to open in Dubai and Riyadh.


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