Head Chef - Exclusive Resort - Isle of Arran

Our client is one of the leading and most exclusive Hotel and Leisure Resorts in Scotland, they have received the Outstanding Employer 2019 - British Inn Keepers Scotland and the Training & Employee Retention Award Winner - CIS Excellence 2018. They are looking for someone who is passionate about all aspects of hospitality and food preparation. The company have live in options available.
Responsible for:
All aspects pertaining to the organisation, supervision, control & profitability of the Kitchen.
Budget Responsibility:
All menu dishes must be accurately costed to ensure a gross profit margin averaging 70% on an annual basis. Kitchen wages percentage of 19.9% of turnover must be attained on annual basis.
Major Responsibilities:
Recruitment, Staffing, Training & Communication
- To ensure that uniform and personal hygiene standards are maintained by the brigade. Chefs must wear whites including hat & kitchen porters should wear boiler suits.
- To carry out effective departmental inductions with new members of staff and regularly appraise staff throughout their employment in accordance with company procedures.
- To hold a minuted departmental meeting with all kitchen staff at least once a month
Food Preparation, Menu Planning, Costing and Gross Profit Margins
- Maintaining budgeted food gross profit whilst ensuring that innovative and creative quality food which meets & exceeds customer expectations is prepared and served.
- Planning and developing menus and setting prices in co-operation with the Operations Manager and Food & Beverage Manager. Ensuring that all menus meet customer expectations.
- All menu items must be costed prior to implementation and pricing.
- Preparing recipes for each dish and ensuring that each dish is prepared in a consistent manner
Buying & Stock Control
- Ensure that only authorised supplies are ordered from authorised suppliers.
- Ensure that quality and quantities of goods received is as order and quotation.
- Gaining minimum price and maximum quality from all suppliers
- Demonstrate a sound knowledge of kitchen management and commercial awareness.
- Establish a personal interest and rapport with management and employees
- Demonstrate professional competence and sound judgement
- Develop innovative, in addition to, well established solutions to problems presented
Our clients team are Awesome; displaying professionalism, honesty and a fun and creative manner in everything they do. Everyone's passion and personality is what makes them an award winning team
Glasgow, United Kingdom, gb
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