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Head Chef

Kettering, Northamptonshire
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Head Chef - Kettering

Salary: £35,000-£38,000

An exciting opportunity for a passionate and experienced Head Chef to join a talented team in a hotel based Bistro/ Brasserie in Kettering, Northamptonshire. This restaurant provides a contemporary dining experience to both hotel guests and non-residents, serving a range of dishes from a varied and diverse menu.

As Head Chef you will be responsible for leading the team and general management of the kitchen. Cooking for weddings and events will also be part of the role.

Key responsibilities

- Preparing high quality food for all guests and visitors
- Create new dishes for the hotel's menu
- Maintain and improve the current standard of food being served
- Keep up to date with food hygiene practices
- Train other Chefs and build a successful team
- Maintaining strong knowledge of menus, seasonal offers and new products on the market
- Ensuring all dishes are presented and garnished to a high standard, ready to be served to guests
- Create a nice atmosphere within a buzzing restaurant that provides excellent service so guests become regular diners
- Adhering to needs of the business and ensuring service and quality of food meets the expectations of guests
- Working in a way that minimises waste to help ensure costs stay in line with budgets
- Ensuring equipment and utensils are handled, maintained and used correctly
- Other duties as required


- Minimum 2 years previous experience working as a Head Chef
- Must have worked in a hotel or in a restaurant
- Relevant NVQ qualification
- Strong cooking skills on a number of sections, confident preparing a range of dishes
- Experience cooking for events and at weddings


- Opportunity to grow and develop new skills in a restaurant environment

If you are passionate about food, have previous experience as a Chef and want to join an experienced team of fine dining professionals then apply now!

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£35000 - £38000 Per Annum
Head Chef, CDP, Chef, Catering, Kitchen, Restaurant, Food, Cooking,

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