Head Chef

at The rpc Group of Companies (view profile)
Location Southampton, Hampshire, England
Date Posted February 3, 2020
Category Head Chef
Job Type Full-time
Area England
County Hampshire


The Company and the Role:
Exciting full time Head Chef opportunity just outside Southampton, in a fresh food restaurant kitchen, with a Company that can offer job security and stability for the right talented individual.
The position is permanent, and YOU MUST HAVE YOUR OWN TRANSPORT.
The Company is an independently owned, Hampshire based, multi venue, hospitality Group.
Reputable and established brand producing freshly sourced food, to the highest standard.
Offering a unique concept twist to a target market, with a world-wide menu selection.
A great opportunity to learn and develop at one of their vibrant and busiest marina venues.

Key Features of the Role:
As Head Chef you are responsible for the various international food concepts, branded menu blends oriental and tropical dishes, seafood options and classic favourites.
Using fresh, locally sourced ingredients to produce amazing food and dining experiences.
Manage and set the standard for the brigade in a kitchen with seasonal ups and downs.
Mentor and inspire others with your hands-on cooking knowledge and techniques.
During peak season the restaurant covers breakfast, evening and dinner service till close.
Managing and reporting on the kitchen profit margin, GP, profit and loss.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
Must be either a Head Chef or Senior Sous Chef with the relevant experience.
Essential you have worked in a fresh food and branded kitchen at a similar level.
Health, Safety, GP, Margin, Profit and Loss, must have dealt with the day to day reports.
Ideally worked in a seasonal kitchen with peak and downtime seasonal challenges.
Managing and motivating your team, kitchen, time and food orders in a respectful manner.
Passionate for producing the perfect dish every time, whilst under pressure.
Your practical experience should be supported by some form of catering qualification.

What’s on Offer?
The Head Chef opportunity has a basic salary ranging from £26,000 - £30,000 (depending on experience and assessed at interview).
Stock Take bonus payment based on kitchen margins achieved plus tips.
Contracted 48 hour working week. With the opportunity of paid overtime during peak season.
The opportunity for progression within the group once if you want to broaden your career.
Free Staff Meals, while on duty and discount card.
Free uniforms, free parking and other employee benefits.
Opportunity to take advantage of restaurant and hotel offers at staff rates within the group.

Applicants Please Note:
Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Head Chef or Senior Sous Chef looking for the next step up the Brigade ladder.
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