Head Chef Jobs

A successful head chef must be the captain of their kitchen. All fine details must be looked after to ensure their space is run with the precision of a tight ship. A real passion for food and providing a top-notch customer experience is essential.

A quality head chef will have worked their way up the kitchen ranks throughout their career, and will now be competent in all areas of kitchen management and quality control. Including:

• Ordering and managing stock, ensuring high quality and healthy profit margins
• Overseeing all produce that leaves the kitchen
• Managing staff rotas
• Training kitchen staff to use and look after equipment
• Strong understanding and necessary Health and Safety qualification
• Monitoring stock rotation to guarantee minimal wastage and freshness of food
• Contribute creatively towards new menu ideas
• Inspire and motivate all kitchen staff to exceed company standards.

....and much, much more! A head chef should thrive in fast paced, high-pressure environments while keeping a cool head and delegating effectively to get the job done. Typically, salaries fall within the range of £28,000-£33,000 per annum.

There is no ‘typical working week' for a successful chef at the helm of a busy kitchen. Working late nights and weekends are par for the course - as is overtime during busy periods. Dedication and passion for the job are a must!

If you think you have what it takes, please see our fantastic opportunities below.

Contact the Hospitality & Catering Division Team

Email the Hospitality & Catering Division at catering@stafffinders.co.uk.

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Job Listings

  1. Restaurant Manager

    Location: East Kilbride

    Salary: £25000 to £26000 p/a

    Category: Restaurant Management

    Stafffinders Hospitality are on the lookout for a talented Restaurant Manager to lead the front of house team at a 5* hotel located just outside Glasgow city centre, on a permanent basis.
    This stunning venue is popular with tourists and locals alike and values its reputation as a world-class hotel ...

  2. Event Staff

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £8.91 to £9.00 p/h

    Category: Hospitality / Catering / Tourism

    A great opportunity has arisen for Kiosk staff to join our temporary staffing team in Glasgow. We are recruiting kiosk staff for our stadia and event space.
    Salary range: £8.91-£9.21 an hour.

    Benefits of Your New Job

    Flexible working
    Holiday pay from the first hour you work ...

  3. Chef Live In

    Location: Argyll and Bute

    Salary: £24000 to £28000 p/a

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    Are you looking for an exciting new adventure?
    Are you an experienced chef that takes pride in every dish?
    Are you looking to work for a business that rewards hard work and ambition?
    If so, this is the permanent role for you!
     
    Stafffinders Hospitality is delighted to be working alongside ...

  4. Restaurant Manager

    Location: Glasgow Area

    Salary: £26000 p/a

    Category: Restaurant Management

    Stafffinders Hospitality is delighted to be working alongside our client based just outside Glasgow to find a talented and driven Restaurant Manager for their 5-star property, on a permanent basis.
    This stunning location is admired and visited regularly by both local and international guests. Boasting an amazing reputation and incredible ...

  5. Restaurant Manager

    Location: East Lothian

    Salary: £35000 p/a

    Category: Restaurant Management

    Stafffinders are looking for a Restaurant Manager to work in of the most stunning locations in the East Lothian region, 30 minutes from Edinburgh.
    Our client is a 4* property with a fine dining Rosette restaurant, bistro/bar and bedrooms. Property is surrounded by a golf courses and the nature ...

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