I am looking for a head chef to take over the kitchen at this lovely brewery owned pub set on the River Cherwell Oxfordshire.
The Role: Head Chef
The Location: North Oxford
The Salary: £30,000
Extra Benefits: Possible Live In
Overall purpose of role:
- To ensure optimum profit by the maintenance and delivery of food standards through the adherence to menu specifications.
- Use of nominated suppliers, driving customer service excellence to create a positive experience for all customers who eat at the pub.
- To manage the kitchen operations, providing inspirational leadership and support.
- To provide contributions to the company monthly customer newsletter, relating to food delivery e.g. theme events etc.
- To ensure that the pub website is up-to-date at all times; in relation to menu content and pricing etc.
- To improve / maintain the pub's 'Customer Experience' score.
- To ensure team members are trained and equipped to positively manage customer feedback at pub level.
- To increase the pub's turnover year-on-year.
- To manage the pub's food GP percentage against budget.
- To manage the kitchen wage percentage against budget.
- To manage the recruitment of all new team members.
- To manage the induction of all new team members, completing the 'New Starter Checklist' and process within the given timescale.
- To ensure that all team members receive the correct training in all aspects of the business on a regular basis, providing ongoing support and feedback as necessary.
- To champion the completion of the Team Member Survey.
- To attend food development meetings.
- To organise and run regular team member meetings.
- To provide support and information to the manager in relation to both informal and formal team member processes including appraisals, grievances and disciplinary.
- To improve / maintain the pub's 'Scores on the Doors' rating (as issued by the Environmental Health Officer).
- To maintain product quality through adherence to menu specifications and portion control.
- To ensure that the pub adheres to all company procedures for health and safety and food safety.
- To ensure that self and all team members strictly adhere to the dress code relevant to the kitchen.
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