Head Chef


We have an extremely attractive Head Chef position that has come up due to expansion within our client’s beautiful and very successful award-winning countryside gastropub, located just outside Watford. Only the very best candidates and those with their own transport will be considered.

This is an opportunity for the right Head Chef to make their mark, or for an experienced Senior Sous Chef to develop and grow into the role. This is a business in growth, with great future prospects, a fully fresh food offering, and aiming for rosette status this year.

The suitable Head Chef will need to be hands-on in order to really be on top of a busy kitchen and the brigade of chefs, capable of delivering up to 500 covers in a day from fresh. They will need to be a real leader to guide, train, and develop their team, whilst also maintaining the required high standards at all times.

The right Head Chef will also be innovative as they will be fully involved in menu creation and development, including daily specials, and so will be allowed to flourish; and most importantly, they will need to be passionate in what they do. There is exponential growth opportunity, rosette status to be gained, and further awards to win, but obviously that only comes with dedication and passion.

Key requirements of the Head Chef:-
– Delivering high standards of food quality from fresh, and to volume, every day is essential.
– Be up to date with the market to add new ideas on a regular basis.
– Be innovative and creative in menu creation and development.
– Have a hands-on, lead-by-example approach to coach and motivate the team.
– Experience delivering a fresh-food offering delivered to high volumes is essential.
– Ideally be from a rosette-standard environment or similar.

In return, the successful Head Chef will receive:-
– An extremely attractive salary, plus bonus scheme and gratuities. This is not a branded business so there is no ceiling for the right candidate!!!
– An opportunity to be the Head Chef responsible for gaining rosette status.
– To make a name for yourself in the No.1 ranked restaurant in the area!

Job Summary

Job Title Head Chef
Location Rickmansworth,Hertfordshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £45k
Last Updated 29/08/2018
Reference SF41858
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