Head Chef to join the Lantana Team

Lantana Cafe
London (Central), London (Greater)
Up to £45,000 p/a
05 Jan 2022
02 Feb 2022
Full Time

Lantana is an Australian-run independent restaurant business in London known for its fresh Australian inspired food, great coffee & friendly customer service. We are consistently recognised as a leader in our field of all day casual dining with a menu inspired by Australia’s melting pot of culinary cultures.

We have some exciting new openings in 2022 and are currently looking for a great Head Chef to join the Lantana team in one of our premier sites. This is a salaried position; up to £45,000 per annum, depending on experience, for 47.5 hours per week. You will receive paid overtime. 

The ideal candidate is a hardworking and dynamic Head Chef who wants to be part of growing business. You will

  • Have a well-travelled palate and be able to demonstrate a passion for food;
  • Have experience in running a high volume, fast-paced restaurant;
  • Have a good understanding of managing stock levels, GPs and labour within budgetary requirements;
  • Be enthusiastic in leading and motivating your team to deliver outstanding food quality; and
  • Work an average 47.5 hours per week.

In return for your hard work, we offer an excellent work life balance and staff benefits including:

  • Up to 50% discount on all Lantana Cafe restaurants
  • Annual CODE App Subscription
  • Good work/life balance
  • Paid Overtime
  • Fantastic Development opportunities
  • Enrolment and access to Hospitality Action support
  • Enrolment into company pension scheme
  • Recommend a Friend Scheme
  • Staff parties
  • Comprehensive induction
  • In-house training sessions & supplier classes
  • Competitive salary with tronc
  • 28 days paid holiday per year
  • Staff meals

We have a supportive and nurturing workplace environment with an emphasis on development and teamwork. We are looking for applicants with a similar outlook. There is a lot of room for career growth in this dynamic company with plans for expansion in 2022.

If this has ‘you’ written all of it, please email your CV with a covering letter telling us why you are right for the role. You must have working rights for the UK.

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