Head Chef

Job Description

The role:

Global Talent 2020 are proudly working with a beautiful boutique Hotel in a trendy part of Edinburgh. This well-positioned venue is recruiting for an ambitious Head Chef to lead and join their exciting Kitchen operations. You will also be helping to head up all the food delivery across this established site with the implementation of menus, developing the team, redesigning the food menus, and rebuilding the reputation of the C&E business.

The person:

Our passionate, ambitious client at Global Talent 2020, is looking for a real leader in the kitchen, someone who will harness the talent of the small brigade of eight, utilize the brand’s reputation to its advantage, to provide memorable classic food experiences for its lifestyle-focused customers, and again put the location on the map as a noted place to dine.

The ideal Head Chef candidate must have had prior experience of producing fresh quality food, to a minimum 1 rosette culinary level standard, and had experience in conference and banqueting. You will need to be highly approachable with your personality, as you will be interacting with other senior department heads, and with all levels of the site’s diverse teams.

Our client requires an ideal Head Chef, that is keen to train, coach, and mentor their team, evolve food services, deliver consistent menus and food concepts, and further the reputation of the business as an Employer of choice in the marketplace.

As the Head Chef, you must be proven to be flexible, and highly adaptive in all your approaches to your team, and also with the delivery of concepts developed with the brand, and company Executive Chef.

As Head Chef, you must also be someone that not only has strong all-round culinary abilities, great presentation skills, possess food innovation skills, be someone who is an effective manager of the kitchen environment, with health and safety, COSHH, RIDDOR, chef recruitment, training, and mentoring of others, whilst possessing strong cost & budgetary control skill sets for their area.

The benefit:

You will be working with a noted luxury boutique Hotel brand, delivering fresh food creations to high consistent standards through your team. Working with a small talented brigade of chefs, utilizing the best fresh produce, having an excellent work/life balance, ongoing projects to be involved with, fantastic career path, and excellent remuneration package, with benefits, bonus, and tronc opportunities.

Interested? Apply today, and let’s talk…..

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Job Overview

Job Title
Head Chef
Role Type
Full Time
Edinburgh, Leith
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Date Job Posted
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Salary £39,500k – plus tronc, plus excellent company benefits

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