Head Chef - London


£23,000 + TRONC - New Brand Concept


Job Description

Head Chef - £23,000 plus TRONC -New Fast Casual Concept  - North London - Head Chef

The Client

New project starting in February 2015.  The project has the backing of well-known hospitality executives and investment has been agreed for 8 sites, should the first be a success.

The initial site location has been agreed and the project now requires someone to lead the kitchen and grow with the business for the foreseeable future.

The Role

Head Chef - This in NOT a short-term project and the company will be looking for the ideal candidate to join the business with a view to developing future sites. The successful candidate will eventually move into the role of Executive/Development Chef of the company. The concept is firmly focused on the fast casual sector and will offer a small but versatile menu to customers with a focus on using high quality ingredients and offering friendly, warm service.

Imagine high quality burgers and weekly specials, rotisserie chicken cooking in front of customers and craft beers and cocktails served in a buzzing atmosphere.

What We Are Looking For

Ideal candidates will ideally possess, or be able to demonstrate, the following:

  • 2-3 years as Sous Chef or 1-2 as Head Chef of a fast dining concept, preferably in a large or independent quality burger or grill restaurant
  • Excellent knowledge of Health & Safety standards, HACCP and kitchen management (GP margins, managing suppliers, rotas, wastage and stock control/rotation)
  • Ability to effectively recruit, train and develop a kitchen brigade
  • Creative flair, an eye for detail and a desire to improve standards on a daily basis In return we offer an initial salary of £23,000 per annum plus TRONC. Please be aware this is the starting salary for the project and will be greatly improved in line with business success and growth. If this role sounds appealing and you are excited by the idea of joining a new venture please reply with an up to date CV and a cover letter highlighting your suitability for the role.

What next?

If you would like to apply for this opportunity please call us on 0207 494 4440 or simply e-mail your CV to soho@catserv.co.uk.

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