Head Chef

Job Description

Are you an experienced Chef looking for a leadership role in a relaxed, all-day brasserie establishment? We are seeking a Head Chef to join our client on the northern outskirts of Edinburgh. As the Head Chef, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining high standards of food quality, leading the kitchen team, and ensuring a seamless culinary experience for guests.

 

What you will get in your new role

  • Salary of £45,000 per annum,
  • Achievable bonus,
  • Share of tips/gratuities,
  • Free meals on duty,
  • Discounts at a variety of venues across the group,
  • Exciting company social events,
  • Wellness programme,
  • Professional development support and opportunities,
  • Working pattern of 5 days over 7

 

Responsibilities within your new role as Head Chef

  • Lead and manage the kitchen team to deliver outstanding dishes consistently.
  • Mentor and develop junior chefs, fostering a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Maintain optimal levels of stock control and inventory management.
  • Ensure compliance with all COSHH, HACCP, and EHO guidelines for food safety and hygiene.
  • Collaborate closely with management to exceed company standards and guest expectations.

 

Your personality, experience and qualifications

The ideal candidate should have demonstrated expertise in a fast-paced fresh food setting, adept at managing high-volume service. They should possess a deep passion for delivering consistently exceptional and high-quality cuisine. Strong leadership capabilities are essential, including the ability to inspire and lead a team effectively. Excellent organisational skills and superior time management abilities are also key attributes. Moreover, they should exhibit a creative flair, contributing innovative ideas for specials and menu development.

 

Apply now!

Please send us an up-to-date copy of your CV, by clicking the Apply button. This position is only available to applicants who have immediate Right to Work in the UK and you will be required to provide evidence of such upon request. Also required are up-to-date contact details for at least 2 references.