Location Banbridge, County Down
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 9 months ago
Contact Jonny Lowe
Job Ref POR0004890_1543250842

Job Description

MON-FRI 7:30AM-3:30PM
£9.88 PER HOUR

Head Chef vacancy in client site based in Banbridge

Permanent - 40 hours per week


  • Management of a single large kitchen or multiple kitchens with a team of Chefs and Assistants
  • Ensure tasks are appropriately allocated so teams are fully utilised and food preparation activities are delivered using standard recipes and in line with brand standards
  • Responsible for ensuring efficient execution and delivery of all food line products in line with the daily menu
  • Maintain integrity of the standard food offer; responsible for maintaining food quality and integrity of items at all times
  • Accountable for stock flow and rotation of product within the unit
  • Overall accountability for the performance of the Food Preparation team, including performance monitoring, record keeping, recruitment and development.
  • Lead the team to use best practice Food Production techniques using systems and standards.
  • Determine the food offer from standard menu to ensure it meets customer demands and is profitable
  • Work alongside central development team to develop new ideas to drive or grow business or improve efficiency as agreed with the Unit Manager/Senior Unit Manager
  • Handle customer complaints
  • Maintain communication with all team members and third parties as required e.g. client contacts
  • Ensure team meetings and daily briefings take place for all food items, necessary information and any critical updates in partnership with the Unit Manager
  • Direct and coach team members to learn procedures and standards for all kitchen tasks, ensuring all training and development needs are met
  • Ensure complete compliance with food safety and health and safety legislation
  • Manage incidents, near misses and health & safety issues
  • Ensure shift opening and closing checklists are maintained
  • Maintain good working relationships with all members of the team
  • Performance monitoring , record keeping, recruitment and development for direct reports


Previous experience managing a team of chefs in a busy kitchen environment

Previous experience in a client facing role or retail branded environment

Excellent understanding of catering finances such as costing, production, yields, wastage, as well as employee schedules and payroll

Ability to compile reports

Previous experience in Food Production Systems

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