Exciting opportunity for a Head Chef to join an outstanding team and become part of our rapidly developing award-winning concept! Do you want to work for the Best Employer in Hospitality 2015? If so, Loungers is for you! We are open all day, every day and serve great quality food and drink in a welcoming, relaxed environment. We are currently recruiting for a talented relief Head Chef for our area in Southampton and Brighton. This position is not for the faint hearted, and office monkeys need not apply! We are more interested in a chap or chapess who wants to have a part to play in a swiftly evolving company whilst running a truly beautiful business. Frankly, who wouldn’t want that? Who are we looking for? A calm and organised Head Chef who will motivate and lead the brigade and provide structured and progressive training for all of the team. A Head Chef that can cook, taste and enjoy their food, and will ensure great quality consistent food to the company specifications. An experienced and well trained catering professional, who understands that a kitchen with flawless food hygiene standards and organisational systems will produce better food, better chefs and better profits. A leader who can balance hitting financial and management targets with a passionate flair for food and teaching. The ideal candidate will have a mixture of branded and independent experi
If you would describe your workplace as monotonous, unimaginative or lacking innovation then clearly it needs to change and we are the people to make it happen! Not only do we have an ingenious workplace with exceptional levels of creativity and diversity, we have a platform for you to really shine giving you an unlimited amount of opportunities to display your ingenuity, flare and pizzazz making it that much more satisfying when it comes to doing what you do best! If you are the exceptional talent that we are looking for then don't make the mistake of scrolling any further - Apply now! My client is a rapidly expanding business with a unique outlook on the restaurant market, with 30 plus restaurants and a further 15 new opening planned they certainly are a company to be reckoned with.With the amazing vibe and social scene you are transported to a different country, my client take a great deal of pride in keeping the original essence of the culture they are trying to create with 100% fresh food which is cooked in an open kitchen. Job Role *Responsible for the running of the kitchen on a day to day basis, ensuring that the correct standards are in place. liaise with the front of house *To ensure all company policies, procedures and standards are adhered to and that the back of house operates within all relevant legal frameworks *To ensure that the department complies fully with audit standards *To ensure staff and management app
Head Chef – Rosetted Restaurant - Southampton The Package £33,000 per annum. The Company Our client is a central Restaurant with Rooms with locally sourced traditional classics with a modern twist, the Restaurant has maintained its Rosettes since 2010. The company is an ever growing one, which is looking to refurbish all of their sites while also stepping up the standards of food and service. Each site will have their own unique feel and neither one will ever have the same as the next. This site is one of their high end, high turnover properties with an excellent pallet for modern cooking and décor. The Role Our client is looking for an experienced and quality driven Head chef with a passion for fresh food, while having a love for the busy kitchen atmosphere. Our client is expecting innovative and exciting ideas; therefore the right individual must have a creative passion for working with local produce and designing stunning me
Chef Manager – £20k– Eastleigh – Education Unit – Term Time Only Our Client is currently recruiting for a Chef Manger for their education site in Eastleigh. This company offers excellent benefits and opportunities to progress. The Role: As Chef Manager you will work Mon – Fri term time only (39 weeks per year), on a 40 hours a week contract. The ideal Chef Manager will have experience in a similar contract catering environment, be able to work in a fast paced environment and under pressure. The salary for this position is £20,000 a year. Monday – Friday – 7am-3pm or 8am -4pm. No Evening or Weekends. NVQ or City & Guilds Chef Qualifications are essential. Basic Food Hygiene Certificate is also advantageous. A car is essential due to location and start times. Hit Apply & Attach and updated CV. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive, we can only respond to applicants with relevant work experience. Eligibility: In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must either be eligible to live and work in the UK or must obtain permits to work in the UK prior to application. Documented evidence of eligibility will be req
Live in Available Are you at the top of your game and looking for your next challenge? Are you ready for the role of a life time within an exciting and expanding brand? ARE YOU THE WOW? We are on the lookout for a passionate, experienced and committed Kitchen Managers looking to take the next step on the career ladder. If you have experience, and can excel in a branded, high-volume restaurant or pub group, this position of Kitchen Manager will be just what you are looking for to join the 'Cream of the Crop' If you love busy pubs & restaurants and amazing your guests then this opportunity might be for you. We are passionate about delighting our guests with fantastic service and are rolling out the brand by way of new build sites at a rapid pace. We offer a challenging, yet rewarding environment and a supportive team. We pride ourselves on the culture of our teams and helping everyone to bring the best out in one another, to grow stronger together and to deliver amazing service to our guests. Live In Available Satisfaction comes from inspiring, motivating and listening to the team to support them to grow, develop and achieve their goals
SPUDCHEF The role of SpudChef is challenging, as you'll be expected to make sure the team is producing and delivering top-quality product and that team members with talent are trained and developed. In addition, you’ll have to take charge of back of house food preparation and front of house delivery as we make to order directly in front of our customers. Key responsibilities: · Running the food preparation side of the operation · Ensuring our team has high culinary standards · Managing food purchasing and storage · Maintaining a safe and hygienic kitchen environment · Helping create new recipes You’ll work 45 hours a week but these follow retail patterns and so there is a life beyond work.This is a responsible, creative job where you can really flex your talents. But it involves pressure too so you must be able to handle the heat from our convection ovens! Key Competecnies: · A flair with ingredients · An a
Kitchen Manager - Hungry Horse Do you want to be part of the biggest pub restaurant brand in the country? Hungry Horse has been in existence now for more than 20 years. Being the biggest is good news, but being the BEST is a more important part of our plan. To be the best we need to deliver a great experience to every guest, every time that they visit one of our pubs or restaurants, so if you are hungry for a new challenge it is time to saddle up and join the team!! About the New Clock Inn The New Clock Inn has gone from strength to strength over the past 18 months. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is able to help lead a team to deliver an excellent guest experience. The business is busy throughout the week with food sales and in the evenings it has a strong wet trade following. AWT - £18k to £22k Split - Food 45 Wet 55 It’s all about you Satisfaction comes from inspiring, motivating and listening to the team to support them to grow, develop and achieve their goals Fun and
Kitchen Manager Designate vacancy! Do you want to manage your own kitchen with us as Kitchen Manager but would like to benefit from some more training, development and experience first? Apply for a Kitchen Manager Designate position with us! We’ll top up your existing knowledge and develop your skills where necessary to equip you to manage your own kitchen! Our Kitchen Managers are so important to us so we’re looking for great people with management experience and a passion for food! You might be a Kitchen Manager already but want to steer your career in a different direction? Our brands include: Harvester, All Bar One, Browns, Toby Carvery, Vintage Inns and O'Neill's – to name a few! Whichever you’re interested in we’re confident we have an opportunity to suit your skills! You’ll need to be flexible within Southampton in the South East region. You’ll work at different businesses to gain a greater understanding of the role before being appointed as a Kitchen Manager. We have a wide variety of Kitchen Manager Designates already in our business – who came to us from some of the following backgrounds: HM Forces Branded fast-food outlets Large scale catering Independent pubs and restaurants Other catering establishments Not sure if you’d fit the bill? Why not apply and find out! Please Note: Due to volu
I am currently recruiting for the position of Kitchen Manager for a branded restaurant in Eastleigh. The company have a strong presence in the UK and as they have sites all over the country, there is a real chance of progression. The restaurants have a family feel to them and offer good value for money. As an individual you will be highly organised in all aspects of the kitchen and will make sure you and your team have exceptional standards at all times. As a Kitchen Manager a large part of your role will be people development, so previous experience of training and motivating a team would be desirable. The company are looking for a natural leader who can motivate their team through their own determination to succeed. You will need to be someone who leads from the front and who is able to build good working relationships with the wider management team. This is a role within the branded sector so as an individual you must be willing to work to set specs and are a manager who is very process driven. For the right person, there is the opportunity to progress in your career to FOH management and one day become a General Manager within the company. The ideal candidate will have the following qualities: - Have worked in a branded pub, restaurant or leisure environment - Has managed his taking kitchens - Is a team player who leads from the front - Has managed all aspects of the kitchen Salary is up to £31,000 plus bonu
We currently have 2 positions available in our busy kitchen for an experienced Senior Sous Chef & Chef de Partie. The Botleigh Grange Hotel is a privately owned hotel based on the outskirts of Southampton, Hampshire. Catering for functions, inc. weddings, restaurant and bar food. Duties inc. deputising for the Head Chef when necessary, supervising a team of 6, stock ordering and running the kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef. The Sous Chef post would suit an ambitious Chef de Partie looking for their next role, The C de P position would suit a junior Chef looking for a new challenge. Must be qualified to NVQ Level II. These roles are based on a 48 hour week over a 7 day rota Temporary accommodation available if looking to relocate. Competitive salary applies.
The Benefits 25% off food and drink in all 6 of our venues High street discount scheme Childcare vouchers Great tips Referral bonus Free staff meals Uniform provide Free Parking Reduced opening hours, evenings off Monday -Thursday The Venue Open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Our guests enjoy fantastic views of Swanwick Marina, either from the café or our large drinks terrace located adjacent to the water. Our menu offers a selection from light bites to classics, whilst our chef creates an ever changing evening bistro menu. Attracting local regular customers as well as visitors to the beautiful nearby River Hamble walks our customers can expect a warm, friendly and informal welcome where we hope to make our customers feel as welcome as their own home. <strong style=" font-style
Company Information:; Our client is an exclusive up market Independent Boutique Hotel they have won awards for dining, service and accommodation. The Head Chef is renowned for his excellent career progression and training and his use of modern cooking techniques and amazing menus. Situated in a stunning central location the hotel is a popular choice for Leisure and Corporate Guests and destination led for dining with passing guests as well as people travelling from a far. Job description: Key responsibilities of the Chef de Partie Pastry will include: •Setting up their section, organising all mise-en-place for the a la carte menu, room service menu, homemade biscuits and VIP fruit platters •Producing all desserts, petit fours, afternoon tea and function desserts •Training junior members of staff •Maintaining high health and safety standards •Section ordering •General pastry organisation
A Chef de Partie role is available at a yacht club located in the Southampton region of Hampshire Role: The Head Chef of a private yacht club is seeking a Chef de Partie to work under them within the team of up to five chefs in the kitchen. In this role of Chef de Partie you will be preparing fresh, seasonal ingredients to create dishes for the bar menu as well as the ‘a la carte’ restaurant and the banqueting operation at the property. The role is based at a property which offers its employees good working conditions ensuring that you work on average 45 hours a week. Requirements: The role needs an experienced Chef de Partie who has a good background working in high quality, fresh food kitchens. All chefs should have experience of banqueting as this is a very busy area of the catering department at the property. Benefits Include: Uniform Provided Meals on Duty 45 Hours Per Week Excellent Opportunities To Progress If you are interested in this position or would like information on the other positions we are recruiting for or any tempo
Take your first steps on the path to becoming a head chef with Macdonald Hotels & Resorts. You will find no better training ground than in our kitchens; we are renowned for outstanding food and quality ingredients. Whether you enjoy delivering fine dining menus, want to learn more banqueting or would prefer to specialise in a particular area, we have a real mix of opportunities under the guidance of our widely experienced Chefs. Macdonald Commis Chefs play a vital role in delivering a great guest experience to all our guests. They have a keen eye for detail, an organised approach and a willingness to exceed our guest expectation. Often operating on the front line, they are the real ambassadors of our company, and are committed to consistently delivering high standards. Our Commis Chefs are hardworking individuals who can work on their own initiative and are key players in our kitchen teams. You may have 4* or rosette experience or have a willingness to learn. What you will have is real potential to become our future Head Chefs. You will be instrumental in helping us to deliver our core standards and provide our guests with a great stay every time. MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB: Support kitchen function by applying skills across all areas of the kitchen operation. GENERIC KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: People * To take pride in everything I do. * To consistently deliver outstanding hospitality. * To antici
LIVE IN!!!!! Relief C hefs needed!!!! The Package £9.50 - £19.00 an hour Paid weekly The Company Catering Services International are a Recruitment Agency with 9 Branches around the UK . Since our formation in 1989 our ethos has been simple – by embracing the concept of the ‘collarless agency’ we fulfil the needs of both clients and candidates alike. CSI takes pride in recruiting only Consultants with Hospitality experience, we believe this gives us the advantage when having a positive relationship with our Chefs. The Role CSI are looking for experienced Chefs that are looking for temporary summer positions over August and September. Each establishment will have free live in, meals on site, clothes washing facilities plus other benefits. These establishments range from Gastro Pubs to Holiday Park all around the South Coast of England, from Head Chef to CDP.
Commis/Line Chef Vacancy – Pitcher & Piano Southampton Pitcher and Piano Southampton are recruiting for Full time Line Chefs! We have a great opportunity for line chefs to join us at Pitcher & Piano, in our casual, fresh dining food offer in Southampton. We are looking for commis/line chefs who are looking to progress and are dedicated to producing fantastic, fresh food consistently. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, hardworking and able to demonstrate a real passion in their role as well as: · Experience working in a fresh food kitchen · Great communication skills · Passion for producing the perfect dish every time · Being able to work as part of a team is essential · Be attentive and able to take instructions Benefits: · Competitive hourly pay rate, salary dependent on experience ·
Head Chef up to £40k Package Winchester This is a superb opportunity for a Head Chef to join this French Brasserie with a relaxed all day dining offer & an emphasis on great quality and fresh ingredients, beautifully presented. Main Responsibilities - We need Head Chefs who love food, who are focused in their career and passionate about the restaurant industry with experience of leading and inspiring a brigade to deliver exceptional presentation every time The ideal Candidate - As Head Chef y ou will be accountable for the usual day to day responsibilities of running a busy kitchen including staffing, training, budgets, GPs, stocks, suppliers etc. You will have a passion for great presentation, this is a branded restaurant and you will be happy to cook to company specification. You will have 18 months experience at Head Chef level, preferably from a branded group working with Fresh Produce. · A natural leader with the ability to inspire your brigade and drive performance through your team · Strong personality & kitchen presence Head Chef to £40k Package Winchester
Talented Head Chef required for a busy, independent Harbourside bar & restaurant overlooking Portsmouth harbour. Currently serving 500 restaurant covers per week and with a reputation for great food, we are looking to continue our incredible growth and success. You must be a talented, passionate individual with a flair for cooking, ideally to AA Rosette standard or better and with a love of food. Leading a team of 3 other chefs you will be fully responsible for the running of the kitchen, writing seasonal and special menus, recruitment, health & safety, meeting food safety standards and helping to grow the business. Top rate of pay for the right candidate.
Head Chef | Popular New Forest Fresh Food led Pub We are looking for a Head Chef to join the senior management team for this Charming Pub at the edge of Southampton and the New Forest area. As Head Chef, you will be responsible for managing a team of 7 Chefs plus Kitchen Porters in this very popular Bar and Restaurant serving anything from 40 up to 350 covers (over 3 Sittings). There is also a popular garden with outside seating in the Summer. We are looking for a Hands-on, Self-starter who can manage their own time a passion for cooking with fresh ingredients and interested in developing dishes and menus. You will need to be proven Sous Chef or already a Head Chef with a stable CV and Previous exposure to high volume and can keep a cool head. Starting Salary £32,000 - £34,000 Bonus scheme paying 10% - 15% of Salary Great Discounts across the Group Private Health Care Shares in the Business Comprehensive Training Available to develop areas such as Stock Control, Financials, Employment Law & Leadership etc If you feel that you would be the ideal candidate for this role, please ensure that your CV is up to date and apply today. Don't keep a good thing to yourself We grow our business through referrals, so please don't
Head Chef - New Forest - Pub - £34,000 + Live-in Accommodation Platinum Recruitment's Regional Division is currently representing a Pub near Ringwood and we have a fantastic opportunity for a Head Chef to join their team. Live-in accommodation is available if needed. Client Our Client is a picturesque Pub that sits in the outskirts of Ringwood. The Pub is part of a well-known brand of quality pubs, which offers you potential to progress within a large team, with great benefits. Previous experience in a fresh-food environment is preferable. Role We are looking for experienced & passionate Head Chef with the following qualities; * A calm and organised Head Chef who will motivate and lead the brigade and provide structured and progressive training for all of the team. * A Head Chef that can cook, taste and enjoy their food. * An experienced and well-trained catering professional, who understands that a kitchen with flawless food hygiene standards and organisational systems will produce better food, better chefs and better profits. * A leader who can balance hitting financial and management targets with a passionate flair for food and teaching. Benefits *£34,000 *Tips/Tronc *Uniform *Meals on duty *Use facilities *Company discounts *Holidays *Parking If you or someone you know would be interested in this Head Chef role in the New Forest, please get in