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Head Chef - Stockton on Tees

Employer
BaxterStorey
Location
Stockton-on-Tees, Durham
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

Job Details

Head Chef - Stockton on Tees

Job Description

This is a seven-day operation requiring a Head Chef with preferably multi-site experience to deliver a multi-million pound turnover operation. We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who can inspire and lead our great team and share their wealth of experience.

WHAT WILL KEEP YOU BUSY:

  • Ensure that the location achieves, as a minimum, the financial targets agreed with the client in line with the budget
  • Monitor the work of all the staff and carry out appraisals, recognise training needs and potential as appropriate
  • Hold team meetings on a regular basis to communicate targets, standards required and company and client information
  • Work with your General Manager to prepare budgets; achieve and maintain the food cost in accordance with the budget
  • Develop and evolve all client's services at location, ensuring regular adjustments and improvements are both recommended and implemented


Company Description

HEAD CHEF OPPORTUNITY!!

We have fantastic opportunity to join our team in Stockton on our day shift...!!!!!!!

40 Hours per Week 30000 per annum + Paid Overtime

This is a fantastic opportunity for an inspirational and enthusiastic Head Chef to make a name for themselves within the food service industry.

In return we offer support and development to grow within our business alongside a competitive salary

Benefits:

  • Salary - 30000 per annum
  • 28 Days holiday including bank holidays
  • Plus your birthday off
  • 3 volunteering days
  • 3 days grandparent leave.
  • 24 weeks' enhanced maternity leave
  • Secondary carer leave
  • Wedding/commitment day leave.
  • Free meals on shift.
  • Bespoke training and development opportunities
  • Apprenticeships opportunities for all experience levels
  • Pension and life insurance.
  • Discounts available from HAPI app, from high street shops to holidays & cinema.
  • Wellbeing hub.
  • Access to employee assistance programme.
  • Cycle to work scheme.

Calling all culinary connoisseurs that are OBSESSED about food, we need you! If you have an insatiable appetite for the culinary arts and a burning desire to create food that delights customers and clients, then look no further. At BaxterStorey we offer an exceptional culinary playground where your creativity can flourish, your talents can shine and we wholeheartedly believe in nourishing talent and empowering our chefs to continuously evolve, refine their craft and create a development partnership together to ensure professional growth opportunities.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a skilled Head Chef to make a name for themselves within the food service industry and be a part of setting the new standard for workplace hospitality.



Qualifications

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:

  • Thrive on getting the best out of people and maximising commercial opportunities
  • Excellent kitchen management skills
  • Fresh ideas menus
  • Draw satisfaction from managing, training and supporting a team
  • Provide a professional catering service, ensuring that company standards are maintained and that Client expectations are met
  • Previous experience in an Exec Chef or Head Chef role ideally Contract Catering, Events or Hotel / Conferencing
  • Strong understanding of report writing and financial management.
  • Excellent supervisory and communication skills
  • Good delegation and influencing skills
  • Able to demonstrate your analytical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to display a real passion for food and customer service
  • Hands on approach


Additional Information

For almost 20 years, for every client, in every location (whether that's an office, stadium, cathedral or university), we have created beautiful spaces, exciting menus and friendly teams, so that each and every customer can have the hospitality experience they deserve.

We need the brightest and the best to join us to make this all possible. We will support you to create your hospitality legacy and build a career that you are proud of.

Our drive and belief in our people, means that we always strive to supercharge our team's careers. 'Better' is a daily habit that sits deep within our DNA, meaning learning will be front and centre of your experience working with us.

Join us, and be part of the food revolution!

BaxterStorey Values:

ALWAYS VISIONARY

We strive for better, we never settle, never compromise, never follow. We lead the way, blazing our own trail.

WHOLEHEARTEDLY POSITIVE

We are up-beat, motivating and inspiring. Our love for what we do radiates through our food, and is

amplified by our people.

CREATIVELY COLLABORATIVE

We embrace our differences to push creativity and we work together to be better.

FOREVER CONSCIOUS

We work together as a team to lead by example, protecting the planet and supporting local

communities.

Interested? Even if you don't meet all requirements, we like to hear from you. If you are motivated and hungry to learn, we can work together to develop your potential.

BaxterStorey is committed to encouraging equality, diversity, and inclusion among our workforce.

The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our customers, and for each team member to feel respected and able to give their best.

And to support our commitment to this we have set ourselves an ED&I (Equity, Diversity and Inclusion) ambition to 'set the standard and to be recognised for having the most inclusive culture in hospitality'.



Company

BaxterStorey offers a wide range of contract catering services to business and industry.

As the UK’s leading independent contract caterer we offer a personal service that focuses on fresh food.

We tailor our services to each client’s individual needs and ensure that we provide the people to deliver the exceptional.

Following our newly gained contract with British Airways, we are keen to hear from talented and ambitious individuals.  Our objective is to ensure the food and service at airport lounges are of an impeccable standard, every time.

You will be working in a fantastic environment at Heathrow airport where the focus is quality, quality and even more quality.

There are exciting opportunities ranging from Management positions to Chefs, and lounge hosts amongst others.

Excellent presentation, communication and man management skills are required for senior positions, and all will require individuals to demonstrate a real passion for food and service with bags of enthusiasm.

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