Head Chef - Gastro Pub with Rooms - Damerham, Fordingbridge, New Forest.
We are looking for a dynamic, committed and experienced Head Chef to lead the kitchen team at the Stunning place near Fordingbridge, fresh food pub.
Popular with locals, tourists visiting New Forest and walkers/hikers this venue serves great fresh food and has an ever changing specials board all made with great locally sourced produce.
The right Head Chef will need to be a passionate leader of your kitchen team and able to succeed in a busy, fast paced environment serving only the best quality food. You must also be passionate and capable of developing your junior chefs into future Sous Chefs and Head Chefs.
The Head Chef will:
-Great eye for quality and detail.
-Able to understand how best to use produce and deliver great specials.
-Inspirational leader capable of communicating both upwards and downwards bringing new ideas to the table.
-Have the ability to work under pressure and cope with a busy service is essential.
-Experience in a similar position is preferred but a strong Sous Chef would be considered.
Head Chef Responsibilities will include:
-Costing and writing of specials with contributions to main menu.
-Stock control, waste management and a solid understanding of food GP.
-Scheduling of the kitchen team within budgeted labour constraints.
-Recruitment and training of the kitchen team.
The role is full time and permanent and offers a competitive salary and monthly GP based bonus.