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We currently have an exciting opportunity available for an experienced Head Chef to join a new independent restaurant and cocktail bar in Chester. This premium – casual X pan Asian cuisine concept delivers contemporary Japanese cuisine, blending traditional flavours with modern cooking methods, fresh ingredients, and exquisite presentation. Bringing something new and unique to City of Chester, they are set to be the new number one destination for social food and drink. As Head Chef, you will be responsible for the overall daily operations of the Kitchen. We are looking for a driven individual with a passion for Asian cuisine to deliver a premium culinary experience to our customers. A competitive salary and bonus package is on offer along with the opportunity to progress and develop as the group continues to grow.


Role:

This is set to be a fast-paced environment which demands the best from our team, as we cater for race days, events and up to 200 covers as standard. We will deliver an unrivalled customer experience, without compromise.

We are looking for a driven individual with a passion for Asian cuisine to deliver a premium culinary experience to our customers. Reporting into the General Manager, you will be responsible for the overall daily operations of the Kitchen. Duties will include leading, coaching and developing the Kitchen team, creating and implementing new dishes, managing stock, as well as adhering to H&S and Food Safety Standards.


Skills and Experience Required:

  • Industry experience - The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a Head Chef role within a similar environment and scale
  • Commercial acumen and goal orientated approach – Meeting KPI targets including food costings and labour, working with Management to drive sales and profitability
  • Culinary flair – Exceptional cooking skills to deliver a menu offering quality and innovation, using the finest ingredients to provide exceptional dishes
  • Enthusiastic and effective communicator – Ability to express yourself in a positive and charismatic manner, ensuring Kitchen and Restaurant team goals are aligned
  • Dedicated and adaptable – Confident to work in dynamic and fast paced environment, ready to roll up your sleeves and lead the Kitchen from the front
  • Professional and hardworking – Act as brand ambassador, keeping a cool head under pressure


What’s in it for you:

  • A chance to make your mark on Chester’s up and coming number one social destination
  • Excellent training programmes
  • Personal development and internal promotion opportunities - we want our staff to build their career and grow with the brand
  • Team incentives
  • 30% off food and drink in our restaurant for up to six people
  • And most importantly, a fun working environment with a great team!


If you feel that this could be the right role for you then apply now and we’ll be in touch.

  • Date Posted:
    25th March 2021
  • Location:
    Chester
  • Salary:
    £40,000 plus bonus

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