A fantastic opportunity for a motivated and creative Head Chef to assist with the food rebranding of a well loved local Devon pub/ restaurant - Nov 23
Vacancy Reference:
South West
The Company:

This independent much loved local in Devon currently has an opportunity for an accomplished creative head chef, who would like to have more of their own menu input, using fantastic local farm suppliers with the ambition to take the food up a notch from the existing classic British pub fare. The site has a strong music following with regular high profile bands playing. The owner has recently invested in the kitchen and is now seeking an accomplished head chef who has ambitions to make a name for themselves in the kitchen and become more of a destination foodie site. The site is set in a stunning rural Devon location and is surrounded by picturesque beaches and beautiful countryside. The trade is currently quite seasonal and the owner is therefore looking to promote the food offering by reinvestment in the kitchen and chef

Role Details:

Our client is looking for a Head chef who can deliver the following 

Menu creation - elevating the current menu, working with seasonal produce and working with the local Devon farms and quality suppliers. 

Responsibility for the daily Smooth Running of the Kitchen 

Menu Planning – costing & recipe specification

Stock Control: Supplier Liaison, Ordering, Invoices, Stock Counting, Wastage Control Kitchen Rotas, Recruitment, Team Training & Development, Personnel Files, Maintaining GP

Due Diligence: Food Hygiene, H&S Records & Cleaning Rosters

Recruitment, training and mentoring a team

Hours 48 per week - support with initial accommodation 

About you

You will be a real hands on head chef having worked in a foodie led environment and be an all rounder, capable and competent with an even measured temperament.

Will be highly organized

Will have experience in a similar concept/ 

Will be technically very capable

Will demonstrate a flexible and positive approach to work

Well organized 

Up to date on current food and cooking trends 

Able to manage all aspects of your kitchen 

Want a new challenge in a stunning part of the country surrounded by lovely beaches and countryside

Car driver required. 

Salary & Benefits:

£45 - 50 k per annum neg

You will need to have the right to work in the UK to be considered for this role, along with all the necessary supporting documents.