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Experienced Head Chef for Bar & Restaurant

Posted 5 January by The Blacksmiths Arms Ended

We are a family run Bar & Restaurant in the heart of Rotherhithe, South London, looking for an experienced head chef to start immediately.

Having taken over this business 5 years ago, we have worked hard to gain a high reputation of food & service to customers who are local & visitors from the hotel next door.

We are looking for an experienced head chef who is passionate, creative & able to help us maintain our high standards. We currently serve food 7 days a week, cater for functions in our private room upstairs & work with Deliveroo as a delivery service so customers can enjoy our dishes from the comfort of their own homes.

Job responsibilites & duties would include;

-Keeping up to date with paperwork in the kitchen (i.e delivery records/receipts)

-Kitchen staff management (i.e rotas/hiring/training)

-Kitchen cleanliness maintenance (i.e cleaning schedule)

-New menu additions (i.e for the special board which is consistantly changed)

-Menu creation for special events (i.e Valentines Day/Mothers Day etc)

-Stock control (cost effective stock control & management)

-Compliance of sanitation regulations & safety standards

Job requirements include;

-Proven experience as a Head Chef

-Proven ability of exceptional kitchen management

-Ability in dividing responsibilities & monitoring progress

-Organisational skills

-Outstanding communication & leadership skills

-Credentials in Health & Safety training

As we serve food 7 days a week our kitchen is open;

Monday - Friday 12:00-16:00/17:00-22:00

Saturday 12:00-22:00

Sunday 12:00-21:00

Shifts are currently run afternoon, evening or doubles, which will be organised & shared out between all staff members.

All applications will be looked at and reviewed with the manager & owner. All successful applicants will be contacted for a meeting which will involve a discussion about you & your experience, what we would be expecting of you & what you feel you could bring to our team. You will also have a chance to see the kitchen, meet other staff members & get a feeling for the establishment.

Required skills

  • Creative
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Experienced
  • Professional

Reference: 34144060

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