Head Chef

Job Description

The role:

Global Talent 2020 are proudly working with our exciting rapidly growing Restaurant and Bars client for their brand-new flagship and landmark venue in Greenock on the west coast of Scotland in recruiting for an ambitious Head Chef to lead and join their exciting Kitchen operations. This is a state-of-the-art kitchen being built from scratch and is the biggest site in the portfolio.

The restaurant is an addition to a well-established brand within the portfolio, will focus on fresh quality seafood caught locally and is extremely popular with locals and tourists alike attracting visitors from the culturally vibrant city of Glasgow. It has a 200-cover modern and trendy-styled restaurant inside and an exterior dining area that will prove very popular over the summer.

Since opening in 2023 it has grown a strong local following and great reputation within the area.

The benefits:

The opportunity is with Global Talent 2020 long established, highly respected Scottish operator. They have strong plans for additional growth for the remainder of 2024. You will be working with a multi-award winning business, delivering fresh food creations to high consistent standards through your teams. Working with a talented brigade of chefs, utilising the best local fresh produce, excellent work/life balance, a brand-new kitchen, ongoing projects to be involved with, fantastic career path, and excellent remuneration package, with class-leading benefits and approx £600-£800 monthly TRONC.

  • They offer an excellent base salary package.
  • Generous tronc structure (approx £8,000-£10,000 annually)
  • On the annual wellbeing day, every venue is closed for an entire day.
  • Discounted Gym Memberships.
  • Mental Health First Aiders in every site.
  • Financial support packages are available.
  • Instant Access to your Pay 24/7.
  • Discounted food and drink in any venue in the portfolio.
  • Sunday Times Top 100 Company.
  • Flexible working 4 days a week where applicable.

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 brigades, utilise the brand-new fantastic kitchen facilities to their advantage, to provide memorable popular food experiences for its customers, and put the location on the map in the West of Scotland, as a noted place to dine.

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

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

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

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

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

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Job Overview

Job Title
Head Chef
Role Type
Full Time
Job Reference
BDJ 024
Date Job Posted
Closing Date
Salary £40-£45K + £8-10K TRONC

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