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Executive / Development Chef - London

Job Title: Executive / Development Chef - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89589
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: RA.81448.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: July 24, 2012 15:23

Job Description

A new concept restaurant chain is recruiting for an experienced Executive or Development Chef for a central kitchen supplying outlying restaurants in key locations throughout London. The successful candidate will have experience of heading up commercial production kitchens and will have a strong work ethic, a passion for food and creative flair. As Executive Chef you will be responsible for: * Ensuring all Health and Safety aspect are adhered to, across the company * Ensuring all Food Hygiene standards are exceeded * Developing new product lines and constantly changing menus in line with the seasons * Dealing with suppliers and making the most of seasonal produce * The smooth running of a central production and development kitchen * Supplying all peripheral restaurants with prepared produce on a daily basis * Overseeing food prep standards in the satellite kitchens * Driving production through a well oiled team The Ideal candidate will have: * Experience of working in a large production kitchen * An strong grasp of costings and GP protection * A meticulous approach to standards and procedures * Experience in new Product Development * Excellent people management skills * An unrivalled work ethic This role reports directly to the MD and the right candidate will be able grow with the business. An experienced candidate is required and in some aspects, will be taking the lead and initiative in terms of brand and concept growth. For your hard work, the Executive Chef will be rewarded with a very competitive salary between £35-50k and a generous bonus scheme. If you feel your experience matches the requirements, please apply today using an up to date CV.