Job Role

Head Chef

Job Description

Head Chef – Gastro Pub
Location: Lymington – One Bed Cottage Available
Salary: £38,000
Extras: Performance Bonus, Service Charge, Paid Overtime

  • I am recruiting for a Head Chef to head up the team at a beautiful gastro pub in the New Forest & Lymington Area.
  • I am looking for someone who has a flair for cooking with high quality fresh ingredients.
  • A chef who can be creative and takes pride in the presentation of their food.
  • You will need to be a strong, calm and collected leader.
  • Have excellent organisation skills and can lead and develop a team.

The role:

  • To manage the day-to-day operation of a busy country pub, serving high quality fresh food.
  • Planning, creating, costing, and delivering new dishes for the menus.
  • Lead, manage and drive your team to deliver exceptional food quality, presentation, and an efficient working kitchen.
  • Ensure high standards of cleanliness and H&S procedures are set and adhered to.
  • Be responsible for stock ordering, stock controls, wages controls, rotas, and maintenance.
  • To work closely with the directors on developing the business for future success and growth.
  • Maintain the companies EHO rating.

The desirable candidate:

  • An experienced Head Chef, who can deliver exceptional food.
  • A professional, calm and collected leader with strong team management and training skills.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to plan your time and multi-task where needed.
  • You must be a true foodie, with a passion for working with local suppliers and fresh ingredients.
  • Credentials in Health & Safety training and hygiene standards would be advantageous but the ability to adapt and learn new systems and operating procedures.
  • Be happy to work closely with the directors and have the ambition to take this pub & restaurant operation to the next level.

What is on offer:

  • Basic salary of £38,000 per annum.
  • Opportunity to gain extra income via very good tips.
  • KPI Bonus measured quarterly.
  • Paid overtime at pro rata rate.
  • One bedroom cottage available (Approx. £500 per month rent).

If you are a proven head chef who is ready for a new challenge, please get in touch with Mark @ Host-Staffing