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Head Chef - London

Employer
Farm Shop
Location
London, Greater London
Salary
£40000.00 per annum plus tips
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Head Chef - London

Head Chef - The Farm Shop, Mayfair

- Incredible Industry Leading Benefits

Located over two floors, Farm Shop will sell meat, cheese and charcuterie, wine, cider, honey, and a foraged range produced with ingredients from our 1,000-acre farm in Somerset, alongside products from carefully selected farmers, growers and makers from the South-West. Featuring a dedicated butchery counter, deli, cheese, charcuterie, and other Farm Shop delights, customers will also be able to purchase charcuterie, cheeses from our cheese room, and wines from our cellar to enjoy on the premises.

The first Farm Shop opened at Durslade Farm in Bruton, Somerset in 2020. In 2023 it was awarded Specialist Butcher's Shop of the Year and many of our fresh and ambient products have won Great Taste awards over the past two years.

We're on the lookout for people who share our passion for seasonality and sustainability and will champion both our farm and the talented growers and makers who help create our product.

Your Role
We are looking for a Head Chef to join our opening team and make their mark on this new opportunity.

The Head Chef will ensure the efficient running of the kitchen located within the Farm Shop and work closely with the Farm Shop Manager, Head Butcher & Wine Manager, whilst delivering an exceptional experience for every visitor.

The role involves supervising, training and developing team members and overseeing the food aspects of the Farm Shop including;

- Overall responsibility for Farm Shop kitchen areas

- Hands on and ability to demonstrate leadership skills

- Clear communication between departments and team members regarding new items and suppliers, along with a focus on the shifting seasonality of the products

- Health and Safety and Food Alert compliance

- Working closely with the rest of the Farm Shop team

What's in it for you?

  • 30 days holiday inc. bank holidays
  • Nutritious food and drinks whilst on shift
  • Free annual guest experience for you and a plus one at Mount St Restaurant
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including 12 weeks full pay Maternity leave and 2 weeks full pay Paternity leave. These moments matter!
  • Health cash plan - a health benefit which allows you to claim back your everyday medical expenses like Dentists and Prescriptions
  • Life Assurance
  • Generous Artfarm-wide discounts including;
    Up to 50% off room booking at The Fife Arms
    Up to 25% off food and beverage across our properties in Somerset, Scottish Highlands, Los Angeles and London
    Up to 30% off our fabulous retail products
  • High street discounts off 1000's retailers through MyArtfarm site and app.
  • Amazing socials led by local social committees - bowling, 10k runs or just a cold pint in the pub - there's something for everyone.
  • A unique approach to career development and learning opportunities tailored around your individual aspirations and goals.
  • Employee Assistance Programme with Hospitality Action
  • Enhanced pension scheme to help you save into your piggy bank for the future!
  • Option to save directly from payroll into an ISA to enhance financial wellbeing
  • 25% discount on your personal 02 phone contract.

About You
Be yourself! That's who we're hiring. Our culture celebrates and supports the differences that makes each of us unique.

We've got some core values that run through everything that we do, we'd love it if these values resonate with you too!

Sustainability is at the heart of Artfarm and every one of the team has a role to play in protecting our planet.

About Artfarm

Artfarm is a one-of-a-kind independent hospitality company founded by Iwan and Manuela Wirth and led by CEO, Ewan Venters. Renowned for developing and reinventing distinctive sites including the award-winning Fife Arms Hotel in Braemar, Manuela restaurant in Los Angeles, and Roth Bar & Grill and Durslade Farm Shop in Somerset. Artfarm uniquely brings together art, community, education, people and place.

Like all roles at Artfarm, you can expect your time at work to be fun, varied and challenging. We know from experience that jobs can evolve throughout the lifetime of a role and this in turn gives our people the chance to play to their strengths.

In return we can offer you a unique employee journey that is tailored around your goals and aspirations both professionally and personally.

Artfarm is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We believe that diversity and inclusion in our team is critical to our success, so we seek to recruit, develop, and retain talent from a diverse candidate pool. Sustainability is at the heart of Artfarm and every one of the team has a role to play in protecting our planet.

What are you waiting for? Join the team now! We can't wait to hear from you.

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