Head Chef - Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
32000 - 35000 / undefined
01 Feb 2023
21 Feb 2023
Head Chef - Milton Keynes

Head Chef

40 Hours

A fantastic opportunity to be a part of an ever growing business.

We are looking for a passionate, creative and career driven Head chef with experience in all forms of catering to help develop our evolving catering offer for an elite sports team in Milton Keynes.

If you're looking for a career that offers flexibility, excitement, and progression, then contract catering could be for you! At BaxterStorey our career opportunities span industries from retail fashion to motorsport within roles across marketing, people development, sustainability, supply chain and more. Working late nights or weekends are rare, giving you that important work/life balance - that's right you can work in hospitality and not work Saturday nights!

We invest heavily in training and development to give our people the confidence and industry knowledge to push the boundaries of hospitality excellence. There is endless opportunity to climb the career ladder (at any age or stage of your career!) and we offer over 500 courses across our business, from NVQ qualifications to our award-winning Chef Academy.

Our Milton Keynes location serves around 1400 customers across 5 outlets, including 3 restaurants, 1 coffee bars and a deli bar, alongside this we also cater for high profile hospitality events. This is an incredible opportunity for a dynamic, creative and experienced hospitality Head Chef to join our team. If this sounds like you, please get in touch!

Head Chef benefits:

28 Days holiday inclusive of bank holidays

Free meals on shift

Bespoke development training

Pension and life insurance

Discounts available from HAPI app, from high street shops to holidays & cinema

What would we like from our Head Chef:

Display a real passion for food

Good secondary education

NVQ qualification or equivalent

Excellent craft skills background

Successful progressive background in catering

Basic and Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate

Strong Supervisory experience

Ability to display a real passion for food and customer service

Head Chef requirements:

Plan, prepare, cook and present food to the standards required

Ensure that the company's reputation for excellent food and service is enhanced with the client and customers.

Control portion size and monitor waste

Ensure supplies are correctly issued, used and accounted for to carry out stock takes and food rotation procedures

Maintain records relating to food production activities and supplier information

Ensure Health and Safety and Food Safety Standards are maintained in line with company policy

Set objectives and be responsible for the day to day running of the kitchen

Assess employee performance and recognise training needs and potential as appropriate.

Hold team meetings on a regular basis to communicate targets, standards required and company and client information

We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment. To be who you are without judgement, no matter who you are or where you're from. Where individuality is a strength and you can be proud to be you.

Ready to join us? Apply today!