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Head Chef

New Year, New Kitchen, New Challenge

Our client is looking for an outstanding talented quality driven volume-focused career “Chef” to join the team in this large Edinburgh-based venue as the new Head Chef, you will lead the brigade in producing great food as well as adhering to all company policies and procedures at all times within your remit.


Edinburgh Xpress/WT/8428 Salary Permanent Starting overall package of circa £50k made up of a highly attractive basic + attractive bonus + Tronc


The Place:

Our client is looking for an outstanding talented quality driven volume-focused career “Chef” to join the team in this large Edinburgh-based venue as the new Head Chef, you will lead the brigade in producing great food as well as adhering to all company policies and procedures at all times within your remit.



The Job:

The main responsibilities in this Head Chef role are to ensure the brigade delivers the very best, both service and product. You will be heavily involved with the Group Senior Chefs in implementing your own style of cooking with regard to your interpretation of the agreed menus, and you will ensure the profitability of all menus. Making sure that you and your team comply with all health and safety regulations, is at the heart of the business, it is all about training and developing all members of the team and ensuring that all learning and development plans are completed thus helping to drive standards and retain enthusiastic and quality driven individuals passionate about food. In this highly attractive and busy city centre venue, this is a chance to make your mark.



The Person:

The ideal candidate for this Head Chef role will have experience within a 4 or 5-star hotel or restaurant. You will have excellent kitchen finance knowledge, be able to demonstrate a great understanding of food and current trends, can work well under pressure, and be proactive. This Head Chef role is ideally suited to a Senior Sous Chef or Executive Sous who is now looking for their first Head Chef’s role. Your CV must show consistency and longevity in each of the roles you have held, it will also clearly demonstrate a cv that is at ease with both volume business as well as at ease with attention to detail through premier and fine dining restaurant cuisine.



The Rewards:

Our client is offering an outstanding package for the right appointment with a starting overall package of circa £50k made up of a highly attractive basic + attractive bonus + Tronc + company pension and additional company benefits, and the opportunity to make a name in the Scottish culinary scene.



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All candidates registering with Xpress Recruitment will need to provide proof of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and any relevant qualifications and references.


Xpress Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. All candidates registering with Xpress Recruitment will need to provide proof of identity, eligibility to work in UK and any relevant qualifications and references.