Head Chef - Whitehorse - #1062712


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Edinburgh
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day

  • Recruiting Head Chef for Central City Centre Restaurant

  • The White Horse Oyster & Seafood Bar is located on the Royal Mile, offering the best of British Seafood and Shellfish sourced from renowned suppliers across the country.

We are currently recruiting for a Head Chef to join our team. Benefits of working for us include:TOTAL SALARY £43,000 per annum - £34,000 BASIC SALARY DOE - can be hourly rate / pro rata if required & £9,000+ IN ANNUAL TIPS Cash & Card

  • Paid Breaks & free meals

  • Equal share of gratuities between all employees

  • 28 days per year holiday

  • 20% our venues for meals out

  • Access to our online training platform.

Career development opportunities in one of Scotland's most renowned hospitality independents who are serving fresh food in venues with their own identity's and ethos

We offer candidates excellent base rates + Tronc and Cash gratuities. The main duties of the role are

  • Ensuring the smooth operation of the food service and preparation within the kitchen

  • Hiring, Training & Development of your brigade

  • Working with the GM to ensure rotas are within budget & allow the kitchen to work to its best potential

  • Monitoring of Wastage & Staff Food to ensure accurate GP% calculation

  • Stock Rotation & Ordering to ensure minimum wastage but also having the correct par levels to ensure a customer is not left wanting

  • The maintenance of a Cook-safe food safety system

  • Documentation & Safe preparation of Allergens within the kitchen

Experience in 5\

  • Restaurants is preferable as is an eye for detail, the drive & ambition to improve the customer feedback & experience and food quality.

Cooking from scratch experience only as we use the finest Scottish Ingredients to create satisfying flavour combinations to entice our customers back again & again. As well as having a professional experience in;

  • Running of a service in a busy fast paced kitchen

  • All necessary knowledge in food preparation and cookery to prepare & execute high end fresh food

  • Ordering, Par Levels & Stock Rotation

  • Cooksafe record keeping for food safety

  • Costing of Menus

  • Identification of allergens in dishes

  • Recipe & menu development

Level 3 Food Hygiene or equivalent is also desirable but not essential as we believe in training and developing our employees and showing them the same commitment and respect to their careers that they show to us.If you would like to join a well established company, work with the best British Seafood and further your career in hospitality, then get in touch and apply today.#INDHJob Types: Full-time, PermanentSalary: £34,000.00-£36,000.00 per year

Benefits:* Company pension

Schedule:* Weekend availability

Experience:* Head Chef: 2 years (preferred)Work Location: In person

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