Head Chef

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SALARY - UP TO £45,000


Why work for Flat Cap?

  • 30% discount on Food & Drink across the group, in any one our site
  • 28 days (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Extra holiday day for Birthday
  • Anniversary cash bonus on the anniversary of your employment (based on fulltime hours)
  • Working in highly regarded locations that are featured across many high-profile platforms and the opportunity to work with people across the media and sports world.
  • Lots of opportunities for progression across any of our sites and head office roles
  • Company pension scheme
  • Brand new kitchen facilities

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace culture and we encourage applicants from all cultures and backgrounds to apply and join us here at Flat Cap.

What’s Involved?

  • Designing and Costing of New Menu's including seasonal.
  • Supporting, coaching and training of Chefs.
  • To ensure that food preparation and quality is of the highest standard possible within the limits of budgeted profit targets with a view to maximising sales to guests and ensuring staff welfare.
  • Responsible for stock control; ensuring that stock levels are in line with Company requirements and to control food stocks each month.
  • To personally prepare special dishes as required.
  • To ensure that due diligence documentation, rotas and other working papers are efficiently completed within company guidelines.
  • Fully aware of all requirements of health and safety in the kitchen.
  • To put ideas forward and ensure a high standard across all food sectors within the kitchen.
  • Able to operate all sections of the kitchen.
  • Menu planning and design.
  • Rota management.

You will be:

  • Excellent Communicator.
  • Must have experience as a Head Chef at a successful Gastro pub, boutique hotel or similar venue.
  • Strong financial awareness and cost controls.
  • Proven track record of Kitchen performance management.
  • Hands on Leader & Team Player - record of developing/building brigades.

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