Vacancy Information

HEAD CHEF - fresh, homegrown & local produce - £35,000 + tips

Reference Number: 8277

Overview

Sector:
Restaurant with rooms
Job Type:
Head Chef
Salary:
£30-35,000 + excellent tips
Location:
Pluckley, Kent

Description

HEAD CHEF – fresh, seasonal & locally sourced - £35,000 +tips – A five star boutique hotel set in 300 acres of private gardens and farmland, where they rear their own meat and grow a variety of vegetables, fruits and herbs to use in the kitchen. This unique establishment caters for an award winning, 30 cover restaurant which is open for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Due to its idyllic location, they are also very popular for weddings and a variety of functions. There is a brigade of 4 chefs preparing modern British cuisine and everything is made in house using fresh, seasonal ingredients, all sourced locally when they cannot produce it themselves. As Head Chef you will have full responsibility for the day to day running of this well-equipped, modern kitchen. The successful candidate will be responsible for working closely with the farmer and head gardener to plan balanced menus that are exciting and delicious and maintain good relationships with the suppliers to guarantee quality products at the best price. The property is independently owned and the proprietors are happy to look at Senior Sous Chefs looking for their first Head Chef position too. They are both involved in the business and fully support all the staff to ensure a happy working environment. Benefits include a generous salary plus tips, sensible hours of work with Monday and Tuesday off each week, an abundance of lovely produce to work with, full support of management to ensure a fun working atmosphere.

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