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Head Chef - London

Young and Co’s Brewery
London, Greater London
35000.00 - 40000.00 per annum plus tronc
Closing date
19 Feb 2024

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Head Chef - London

Head Chef

About us:

Based in the beating heart of London, just off Regent St and a stone's throw away from the stylish Saville Row, The Windmill has been proudly serving London's finest pies and best pints for decades!
We are known for our multi-award-winning pies and our warm, welcoming service. We are committed to serving exceptional food with the finest British ingredients in a casual and relaxed setting. We are all about settling down and relaxing with an amazing meal and having a great time with friends.
We are expecting a massive refurb this year and we are looking to build up our amazing team to make it even stronger and take the Windmill back to its rightful place at the top of the dark blue Monopoly squares!

What we offer our Head Chefs:

  • Head Chefs get to have full autonomy to create your own menus and specials
  • Access to our Apprenticeship Scheme and Development Programmes
  • Access to regular culinary masterclasses covering topics such as Game, Butchery and Shellfish
  • Access to inspirational food trips with our top quality suppliers
  • Regular Chef Forums with other Head Chefs to inspire and develop
  • Free meals
  • 20% discount in all Young's pubs and hotels
  • Share save Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • 28 Days Holiday per year

What we look for in a Head Chef:

This role requires someone that can inspire a team, to bring out the potential and lead by example whilst being able to develop, cost and produce fresh seasonal menus for the variety of revenue streams within the business.

  • Have experience championing excellent service through quality food either as a Head Chef or in the position of Senior Sous Chef
  • Demonstrate a passion for leading and developing a team
  • Be familiar with Yes Chef, create recipes and ordering
  • Be an active hands-on team player with excellent communication skills
  • Be responsible and able to manage the kitchen staff rota, training and all health and safety effectively at all times
  • Be able to demonstrate your creativity and ability to design and deliver new dishes for our menus and daily specials
  • Demonstrate great planning and organisational skills, necessary to maintain effective controls with regard to both GP and labour
  • Have a pro-active approach to driving sales and delivering growth, through engagement with both kitchen and front of house teams

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