Head Chef - Woking

Woking, Surrey
£28,000 year
02 May 2017
30 May 2017
Full Time

Head Chef - Hoebridge Golf Centre

An exciting position has become available for a talented Head Chef at Hoebridge Golf Centre, Old Woking,

Main responsibilities to include:

  • Manages all food preparation for all catering outlets, which may include bar/lounge, snack bar and convenience cart.
  • Ensures that co-workers meet all standards for performance, appearance and service provision.
  • Maintains existing food programmes and develops new concepts/strategies that ensure the highest possible quality of food quality service to meet guest/member expectations and assure repeat business.
  • Ensures that all policies and procedures related to the operation of the Food & Beverage department are enforced and implemented appropriately, including personnel management, sanitation, food preparation, storage and health and safety.
  • Creates and develops menus and prices, in conjunction with Food & Beverage Manager, using Core Cards to ensure cost of sales targets are met and profits maximised.
  • Responsible for all food and supply purchases, including full compliance with nominated vendors.
  • Responsible for controlling food and labour costs by accurately estimating needs for supplies and staffing.
  • Implements and maintains effective inventory and shortage controls.
  • Ensures that adequate inventories are maintained and storage is provided.
  • Reviews all bookings for catered activities, i.e., banquets and meetings.
  • Recommends equipment to be used and is responsible for the proper selection of all food products in accordance with Company standards and/or national purchasing guidelines.
  • Conducts staff meetings with and post notices for co-workers to communicate goals, events and any changes to policy and/or procedure.
  • Works with other departments to ensure efficiencies of operations.
  • Maintains knowledge of local competition and general industry trends.

Minimum Qualifications

  • City & Guilds 706 1 & 2 or equivalent preferred*
  • Five GCSE passes, including English and Math’s, at grade C or above.*

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Kitchen Management Experience of 2-4 years
  • Knowledge of food service
  • Good time management, organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Self starter and motivator

Working Conditions

Shift pattern that will include evenings & weekends.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £28,000.00 /year