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Head Chef

Job in London, United Kingdom

Degree level


Job function

General business

Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years

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Head Chef

  • £30,000 - £31,000 per annum
  • 40 hours per week
  • Meal provided on shift

Passionate about good food? Looking to take your career to the next step? If your answer is yes then BaxterStorey has the role for you!

With us, a successful career starts with a shot of passion, a dollop of creativity and a generous helping of positivity. As one big family,our people are proud of what we do. We don’t offer jobs – we offer career opportunities, working across many exciting sectors. We're currently looking for a Head Chef who will assist the Catering Manager in the kitchen operation and ensure the company’s reputation for food quality is maintained always. 

  • Look at the development and planning of menus, including future food trends
  • Develop new styles of service and concepts in the location
  • Compile all food orders, ensuring food standards and cost are agreed with the Catering Manager
  • Ensure stock, deliveries and wastage are all checked and recorded in line with company and food standards.
  • Plan, prepare, cook and present food to the standards required by the company and the client.
  • To maintain records relating to food production activities and supplier information as required by the Catering Manager.
  • To ensure Health and Safety and Food Safety Standards are maintained in line with company policy.
  • To set objectives and be responsible for the day to day running of the kitchen
  • To assess employee performance and recognise training needs and potential as appropriate.

Your focus and desire is to work with the freshest and best ingredients. Food’s provenance is critical to you and the closer to your kitchen, the better. You understand that being a great chef is not just about cooking but the ability to work with a team, manage costs, negotiate and build relationship with suppliers as well as being compliant, from both a Food Hygiene and Food safety perspective. You will possess basic and Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate and have strong Supervisory experience within an Kitchen environment.

In return we provide you with a great platform for career opportunities, with courses such as The Chef Academy ( )and accredited HIT Training, there are opportunities in all areas.

Benefits: We provide you with competitive holiday, pension, life insurance, excellent training and development. You will also have access to our wellbeing platform (REACH) which will provide you with lots of great information and Choices, our discounts and benefits platform with offers you fabulous savings for you to enjoy from high street shops to holidays and cinemas.

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BaxterStorey is an Equal Opportunities employer

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We are the UK’s leading independent hospitality provider within the workplace.

10,000 employees

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