Head Chef - London

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £45,000
Compass Group
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Head Chef – Central London

Up to £45,000

At RA Venues, we inspire great experiences at some of the UK’s leading cultural and heritage destinations. From cappuccinos at Pennethorne’s in Somerset House to feeding hungry herbivores at Bristol Zoo, or sophisticated afternoon teas in Liberty London to alfresco brunches at the River Cottage at Hatfield House, we celebrate great food and legendary dining across our portfolio of clients.

We are looking for a talented and experienced Head Chef to join our catering team at this prestigious contract based in Central London.

We are looking for someone that can help drive our food offer forward working alongside the Executive Chef and General Manager.

In return we offer support and development to grow within our business alongside a competitive salary.
Main Responsibilities
The Head Chef will plan and organise the preparation and cooking of food for the Restaurant, Deli and functions and events.  Ensuring that the company’s reputation for quality is enhanced with customers and clients at all times
Support the existing team in food production covering both the retail operation and the conference and events operation by providing advice, expertise and innovation
Possess an exceptional drive for quality for Hospitality events
Responsible for all aspects of food safety, HS and COSHH
The Head Chef will also be required to provide function costs to facilitate budgetary control

The Ideal Candidate
Proven experience in a role as Head 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 develop, train and inspire a large team.
Have a real passion for food and customer service along with bags of enthusiasm.
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.

Please note: This vacancy may close before the advertised end date.

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

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