Group Head Chef - London

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
Region:
London
Location:
South East London
Salary:
£35,000 to £40 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £40,000
Posted:
26/06/2018
Recruiter:
Compass Group
Job Ref:
compass/TP/32/42302/EN

We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and experienced Group Head Chef to lead our dedicated catering team, who produce outstanding food using the finest and freshest ingredients in this highly prestigious unit.

As Group Head Chef you will be an ambassador for Restaurant Associates for all things food related, striving to innovate the food offer and keeping abreast of current food trends and remaining competitive with any High Street food offer in terms of food quality, presentation and style.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an inspirational and enthusiastic Group Head Chef to make a name for themselves within the contract catering industry.

In return we offer support and development to grow within our business alongside a competitive salary.
Package descriptionGroup Head Chef - London

Monday - Friday Up to £40,000

At Restaurant Associates our vision is simple - 'Bringing people together with brilliant food, brilliant service and brilliant associates'

Our inspirational food is alive with flavour and nutrition, sourced in a socially responsible manner for the well-being of our customers, communities and the environment and we match this with the excellent service of our brilliant associates.

Our values are our DNA - INSPIRATIONAL FOOD - INNOVATIVE SPIRIT - ASSOCIATES WHO EXCEL - STRONGER TOGETHER
Main responsibilities
The Group Head Chef will plan, organise and direct the preparation and cooking of food ensuring that the company’s reputation for quality is enhanced with customers and clients at all times
Adopt a hands on approach taking responsibility for the food production covering all employee dining along with an extensive range of pop ups.
Possess an exceptional drive for quality and innovation
Responsible for all aspects of food safety, Health & Safety and COSHH
The Group Head Chef will be required to implement and maintain food monitoring procedures to facilitate budgetary control and to monitor all costs involved in the kitchen against agreed budgets

Ideal candidate
Proven experience in a role as Executive Chef being able to demonstrate a track record of catering for large numbers but at the same time making the customer feel that their meal has been individually prepared for them.
Have a ‘big personality’. Great people skills and be able to lead, develop, train and inspire a large team.
Have a real passion for food and customer service along with bags of enthusiasm and recognising that customer engagement is key.
Food Innovation and development is essential along with being up to date with current food trends
Ability to communicate at all levels
Superb culinary skills
Good financial understanding
High standards and be quality driven
Excellent organisational skills
A 'Can do' attitude

About the companyCompass Group UK and Ireland is part of Compass Group Plc, the world's leading foodservice company. We specialise in providing food, vending and related services in our clients' premises. The company operates across the core sectors of Business & Industry, Defence, Offshore & Remote Site, Healthcare, Education, Sports & Leisure and Vending with an established brand portfolio

Contact Details:
Compass Group
Tel: 0121 457 5000
Contact: Edward Nesbitt
Email:

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