Executive Head Chef

Executive Head Chef, Cambridge College, £38,000-£42,000 (Monday to Friday)

At Select Hospitality Cambridge we are currently recruiting on behalf of our client for an Executive Head Chef.

A Prestigious Cambridge University College situated in Cambridge City Centre. Servicing the requirements of students, fellows and commercial business.

The Role
•To run a large and dynamic kitchen, catering for a range of services from intimate fine dining to canapé receptions, plated fine dining up to 1400 covers, buffets and student dining.
• Main responsibilities will be all menu planning, bespoke menus and tastings, food costing and staff training & development.
• To deputise and provide cover for the Head of Catering and Front of House Services Manager during periods of absence.
• To maintain and develop all systems, procedures and documentation needed to conform to prevailing Health and Safety, Food Hygiene and COSHH legislation and confirm with best practice in the industry.
•Hold regular team meeting
•Assess team performance and train accordingly

Experience and Skills required
•The Executive Head Chef will have experience running a large Kitchen within a five star Hotel, Officer’s Mess, College, or equivalent establishment.
• A working knowledge of and a proven track record in delivering, classical and modern methods of cookery are essential, along with the ability to manage personnel, stock and Kitchen administration.
•The Executive Head Chef must hold a certificate in Intermediate Food Hygiene and have a good working knowledge of the relevant Health and Safety regulations.
•Good communication and interpersonal skills.
•Be an experienced manager used to leading and encouraging a team.

Personal Characteristics
•Responsible and trustworthy.
•Enthusiastic about staff training and development.
•Good leadership skills.

Salary and Benefits
•My client is offering the successful Executive Head Chef a salary of between £38,000/£42,000 depending on experience.
•Pension scheme.
•Meals on duty.
•Standard hours will be Monday to Friday, however occasional evening & weekends will be needed as required by demands of the business
Other Information
•The Executive Head Chef will be expected to attend for additional hours, as required, to provide service for Fellows’ functions and College functions, and to cover for absent staff.

To apply for this position, please submit your CV via this website. For further information please contact Jonathan Taylor on 01223 324744 at our Cambridge office.

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Job Summary

Job Title Executive Head Chef
Location Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £42k
Last Updated 12/04/2019
Reference SF44900
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