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Head Chef

BSI Company
Jobs in East Midlands Permanent

Job description

What you’ll be doing
Being a Head Chef isn’t just about maintaining high standards in all areas of the kitchen. It's about using modern kitchen equipment and fresh local produce to develop full diet sensitive meals for residents so they can enjoy the same flavour and nutrition. It’s about recruiting, training, supervising and developing a team to help them make the most of their potential. And, it’s about ordering supplies, maintaining agreed stock levels, working to a budget and completing monthly audits. Put simply, it’s about making a difference. A real difference.

Job requirements

What you’ll need
A Catering Diploma (City & Guilds/BTEC), NVQ 2/3 in practical cookery and Health and Safety and Food Hygiene Certificates (minimum level 2) are essential. You’ll also need to have relevant high cover kitchen experience and a good understanding of HACCP. Great at planning nutritionally balanced menus and catering for specific dietary needs, you're efficient at ordering, stock control and working within a budget and comfortable carrying out staff meetings and training. Above all, you have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

Alternate weekend working and socilabe working hours
Competitive rates of pay – we continuously review pay in your local market
Opportunities to progress through our personalised career paths into regional support roles
Competitive refer a friend scheme of up to £1000 depending on role
Quality and free training to help develop and enhance your skills
Bank holiday enhancements
Cycle to work scheme
Free DBS
Thousands of online and in-store discounts across big known retailers enabling our colleagues to make big savings on every day shopping such as holidays, supermarkets and travel.
Employee Assistance Programme – Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns

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  • BSI Company
  • Jobs in East Midlands
  • Category: Catering Jobs
  • Career level: ---
  • Job type: Permanent