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Head Chef

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Hospitality
  • Contact: Jonathan Taylor
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  • Contact Phone: 03301 743817
  • Job Ref: SF53044
Are you an experienced head chef, looking for a business to run as your own, my client are looking for a head chef to join their team to oversee the running of their award winning bar and restaurant, based just outside of Cambridge.
Its an exciting time to join the company as with the addition of the new head chef they are looking to increase the food and catering offering including a brand-new purpose built outdoor kitchen.
As head chef you will be given full autonomy to run the business as your own, and the owners would look to you to advise on new equipment, staffing and supplier requirements.  You will have full responsibility for coaching, developing and mentoring a large team, working with your senior kitchen team to produce a menu using 100% fresh food catering for a large range of clientele and cuisines.  
The business is a true destination business with a very loyal local client base topped up with regular outside guests.
The menu is open to your ideas, but is currently working as a tapas, lite bites and pizza menu, however your experience and knowledge of the local cuisine will be essential in driving the business forwards.   You will have the opportunity to alongside the owners, steer the business in new culinary directions taking advantage of the local produce available, and by engaging with customers to listen to what they are looking for,
Due to the nature of the role, you will need to be able to work a variety of shifts covering weekends, bank holidays and evenings.
This role comes with amazing career progression opportunities, a great salary package of up to £40,000, tips, bonus & being closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day and a great company benefits package. 
If you are looking for the opportunity to put your name on a business and get involved at the start of something new and big then please click APPLY NOW or contact Jonathan Taylor at our Select Cambridge office