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Head chef - Independent expanding pub company - East London  

Vacancy Reference: HC6109
Vacancy Title:Head chef - Independent expanding pub company - East London
The Company:
The kitchen is on the first floor, is a good size and well equipped. There will be a team of about 5-6 staff in total would be necessary for the volume and offer. The focus on serving the best beers possible, along with simple cocktails with excellent quality alcohol in them , along with a good honest quality food offering
Vacancy Description:

We’re looking for someone to create a menu and form a new team to create a high quality and entertaining offer. The brief is for pubby British classic dishes and snacks, using high quality ingredients and a bit of pizzazz. Sundays will be for roasting- rare breed meat, crispy roast potatoes, a cool  vegan option, and carefully executed trimmings. This is a great opportunity to have lots of creative input within the brief, and to create a strong identity for the kitchen.

Max 80 covers inside, with a large partially covered garden offering an additional 80 or so covers maximum.

Service hours initially would be 5-10pm 
Monday – Thursday and midday to 10pm Friday – Sunday.

The kitchen is small but well appointed. New Rational oven, plenty of storage on site.

The above salary is based on 48 hours per week, however the owners  are open to a contract of 40 hours per week on the equivalent pay if you would like a different work-life balance.

Benefits include: - 
- Share of tips from Tipjar
- Paid day off for your birthday
- 25% discount across all sites
- Staff drinks and food
- No split shifts
- Potential for fixed shifts
- Cost price drinks.
- Cycle to work scheme
- Producer and supplier trips
- Wine & spirits tastings
- Team trips and annual parties

The company culture is Relaxed, enthusiastic, quality driven, caring, flexible.

About you:

Head chef  experience in pubs and gastro pubs but not necessarily. More important is a focus on high quality, carefully sourced ingredients treated simply and with care

Able to lead a team effectively, you will have a ‘hands on’ management style, have excellent organisation and cost control skills, good levels of technical skill and knowledge 

With attention to detail and a committed, motivated, flexible working approach, you will also be up to date with current UK hygiene, health and safety legislation

Great for a chef who lives in the local area 

Salary & Benefits:
£40,000 per annum,

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.

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