Head Chef – Bradford city centre

at First Contact Chefs (view profile)
Location Bradford, Yorkshire, England
Date Posted January 4, 2022
Category Head Chef
Job Type Full-time
Area England
County Yorkshire


Looking for an ambitious, inclusive and strong minded Head Chef to play a key role in the start up of this new venue.

Located in the Bradford city centre

The concept will be operating as a daytime venue, serving the ever popular brunch type foods, then in the evening, it will become a grill / bistro venue.

The candidate will be working across both of these functions to ensure the start of the project runs smoothly, and then on to create a viable and successful enterprise.

Proven working experience as a Sous/Head Chef - 2 years (Required)
Fully knowledgeable of kitchen equipment and utensils
Strong attention to detail
Ability to listen, communicate and lead a team effectively
NVQ Level 1/2/3 Professional Cookery/Patisserie or equivalent
· Enjoy working in a fast paced environment

· AA Rosette Experience

Job Duties:

Overseeing food ordering and food preparation
Delivery of operations and managing a team
Stock control
Ensuring you and your team are adhering to all food hygiene & safety standards at all times
Dedicating time to develop your team
Working closely with the Front of House Manager & general manager
Manage planning and staff rotas
Financial management of the kitchen: minimising wastage, ensuring cost effective buying, regular stock takes.
Menu development: sourcing and ordering local produce, keeping menus attractive to existing customer base and keeping up with current food trends

To Apply For This Role:

To apply for this opportunity, then please send us your most recent up to date CV to murray@firstcontactuk.com

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This is a permanent position.

All applicants will have a stable CV with excellent traceable references. The person to suit must be experienced in fresh produce

Should also possess NVQ level 1&2 or equivalent, and hygiene certificate.

You must either be working in or a resident in the United Kingdom to apply for this position . You must be able to prove your “ Right to Work “ in the United Kingdom to apply for this role, you must be a UK/EU Citizen and have ILR/PR status or hold a work permit /visa with at least 2 years remaining .

In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of the eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

I would like to thank you for your interest shown in this position. Please note that we take your application very seriously, but must stress that applications will only be answered in person if they match the criteria of the position advertised. If we haven’t contacted you within 72 hours, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion for this position.

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