Head Chef | Italian Restaurant

at L'UVA (view profile)
Location York, Yorkshire, England
Date Posted March 6, 2018
Category Head Chef
Job Type Full-time
Area England
County Yorkshire


Job Summary

We are excited to offer a full time position as head chef/kitchen manager in our new business opening on Bridge Street in May 2018.

We are an Italian restaurant/wine bar focusing on small plates and aperitivo style food (e.g. sharing boards, Italian street food) with pasta dishes available. We are seeking a person with a basic knowledge of authentic Italian food and huge ambition to learn new skills and have the possibility to grow in a business in their position and their income.

The Head chef will have a sous chef and pot wash, and will work with the front of house staff to create a smooth and productive working environment.

Responsibilities and Duties

• To ensure a clean and safe working environment in the kitchen. To produce high quality fresh dishes keeping up with the high pace and volume

• To keep all kitchen and food preparation areas clean at all times. To follow the health and safety procedures in place and to maintain all equipment appropriately

• Developing a menu subject to knowledge and skills

• Producing high-end, consistent pasta dishes, fried street food and well presented sharing boards

• Responsible for the ordering of food stock and ensuring this is managed effectively and economically

• Working closely with the Sous chef and providing training to staff where necessary

• Working with the front of house staff to create a smooth and productive working environment

Qualifications and Skills

• Relevant Food and Safety qualifications

• Basic IT knowledge for use of Epos systems

• A multi-tasker who is organised, efficient and productive as well as being accurate and having great attention to detail.

• Ability to work well under pressure in a busy, high stressful environment.

• A positive individual with good energy

• Ability to take initiative

• Confident and professional in dealing with suppliers and customers


At L"uva we aim to treat staff and managment equal and offer benefits such as:

45 hour contract
50% discount on food
20% discount voucher for family and friends
Generous bonuses
Pension schemes
Much more
Salary will depend on experience and knowlede.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £10.00 to £12.00 /hour