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Head Chef

Salary: £48000 - £48000
Job Type: Chefs
Employment type: Permanent
Location: North West - Cumbria
Reference: tg2002
Expiry: 31/12/2018


*** Head Chef *** Stunning Four Star Hotel *** Award winning cuisine *** Beautiful fine dining restaurant *** Breath-taking location *** Great Company *** £48,000 ***

Towngate Personnel are currently working with a stunning four star hotel situated a short drive from Penrith. The Hotel is located in the stunning Cumbrian Countryside with sweeping, panoramic views over the neighbouring lakes and mountains.

The property is a historic manor house, has around 50 bedrooms, banqueting for up to 100 and a restaurant which can serve up to 60 covers a night. 

All of the food is fresh, local suppliers are used, the menu is traditional British with French influences and the cuisine is a fine dining, 2 rosette standard. 

We are looking for a head chef to oversee the running of this great kitchen. You will have experience to a 2 rosette level and will be a strong, hands on leader.

There are 6 chefs in the brigade, temporary live in accommodation might be available to help with relocation and the salary on offer is up to £40,000 plus bonuses.

Typical duties will include:

·Menu development, costings and managing GP

·Working closely with the regional exec chef in regards to the food offering and menu development

·Ensuring quality and health and safety standards are adhered to

·Ensuring stock is correctly stored and rotated

·Ordering and negotiating with suppliers

·Ensuring equipment is well maintained

·Helping to facilitate the ongoing training and development of the junior chefs

·Writing the kitchen rota

Ideal candidates for the role:

·Will have experience at 2 rosette level

·You will have experience writing and costing menus and working to GP targets

·You will have wedding and banqueting experience

·You will be a hands on head chef

·You will have a genuine passion for fine dining cuisine

Benefits on offer:

·There is a salary on offer of up to £48,000

·The opportunity to work for a great company which offers its head chefs a high level of freedom and autonomy

·Discounted stays within other hotels in the group

·Company Pension

·Free parking

·temporary live in accommodation to help with relocation

If you would like more information or would like to be considered please reply to this advert with a recent copy of your CV.

We look forward to hearing from you!

We value all applications, however due to the volume of response we are currently receiving, we are only able to contact candidates whose skills and experience closely match the requirements of our clients.

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