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Sous chef - New opening - Mexican restaurant - Essex 

Vacancy Reference: HC6106
Vacancy Title:Sous chef - New opening - Mexican restaurant - Essex
The Company:
Newly refurbished restaurant with excellent investment - 60 covers in Essex - representing an exciting opportunity for a head chef who wants to be part of an exciting new restaurant project with plans to open more sites. With a 1a.m license on the weekend ( though food service would stop at 10pm) - Amazing cocktails and music, accommodation could also be available for the right person in a newly refurbished flat nearby
Vacancy Description:

Assisting the head chef in overseeing the operation of a 60 cover plus restaurant

Experience as a kitchen manager/ sous  chef in a quality authentic renown Mexican restaurant operation ( such as Bodega Negra) 

Menu creation, tasting and development.

Recruitment responsibilities ( recruiting new team) 

Training the team in the concept/menu , Development, Tastings & Briefings 

Stock Control: Supplier Liaison, Ordering, Invoices, Stock Counting, Wastage Control.

Due Diligence: HACCP / COSSH files & procedures, Hygiene, H&S Records & Cleaning Rosters.

Integral part of the successful operation of the business as a whole

About you:

The Ideal Candidate will have proven senior  Chef experience gained working within a comparable, Mexican  restaurant  business either in the UK (London) or Internationally

Naturally organised with the ability to multi-task, you will demonstrate strong creative & man management skills and enjoy working in a busy, fast paced service / kitchen environment

Strong on Due Diligence, you will also be up to date on current Hygiene Legislation with new opening experience an advantage

Genuine intention to offer long term commitment to next role with verifiable references 

Salary & Benefits:
35 k per annum - 25k basic plus service charge

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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