HEAD CHEF

  • Job Reference: 00001922-1
  • Date Posted: 29 January 2024
  • Recruiter: Victorias
  • Website: https://www.victorias-pitlochry.co.uk
  • Location: Pitlochry, Perth & Kinross
  • Salary: £16.00 to £18.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Chefs & Kitchen
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

You will be fully competent in all areas of the kitchen, working to high standards in both food service and in creating and costing new dishes to achieve GP results. You will be responsible for leading your team whilst managing the daily operations of the kitchen. A hands-on leader and team player.

An excellent communicator preferably with experience as a Head Chef at a successful Gastro pub, boutique hotel or similar venue.

Strong financial awareness and cost controls are essential and a proven track record of kitchen performance management and motivation of your team. 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Lead and inspire your team, supporting, coaching and the training of our Chefs

Maintain standards and quality of food 

Stock check and control

Careful ordering to maintain GP’s

Maintain cleanliness and hygiene of the kitchen

Supervising and running of the kitchen- taking a hands-on approach to the preparation and cooking of the food

Maintaining high standards of cleanliness, you will be expected to implement our existing health and hygiene procedures

Designing and costing of new menu's including seasonal

Maintaining the highest level of food quality and ensuring company specifications are adhered to

To ensure that food preparation and quality is of the highest standard possible within the limits of budgeted profit targets with a view to maximising sales to guests and ensuring staff welfare

To ensure that due diligence documentation, rotas and other working papers are efficiently completed within company guidelines

Fully aware of all requirements of health and safety in the kitchen

To put ideas forward and ensure a high standard across all food sectors within the kitchen

Able to operate all sections of the kitchen

Menu planning and design

Rota management

BENEFITS

Structured career development with opportunities to progress 

Pay increases as you develop - you shine we reward 

Subsidised live in accommodation available

Share of Tips/Gratuities

FREE team food whilst on shift

Company Pension Scheme

£375 refer a friend scheme

Amazing Team Parties

Paid occasion days off (Wedding Day, Child’s first day at school, Moving into your first house and more!) 

Birthday reward - A meal for TWO and a drink on us every year 

25% discount on food for you and 3 friends at both our restaurants before 7.00pm Monday to Thursday

 

 

We are a family run business where individuality, personality and diversity are encouraged.

 If you want to become part of our friendly team, we’d love to hear from you.

 Victoria’s Restaurant accepts applicants from UK, EU and International candidates.

 

Victoria’s is registered as a Licence Holder and can issue sponsorship certificates to EU and International Skilled workers that comply to the rules.

 We are also happy to accept applications from COUPLES and offer support and training if one partner has no industry experience.