Head Chef at Fox & Hounds Northampton : Northampton, Northamptonshire

Reference REF-2H4-SDMFYP3 About the position Head Chef Business: Fox & Hounds Northampton Location: Northampton Brand: PCDG Salary: GBP26,000 – GBP34,000 Live In: No Closing Date: 20 June 2013 Head Chef Working at Premium Country Dining Group restaurants If you aspire to working in the refined and sophisticated environment of a top-class country restaurant, we’ve got some exceptional vacancies in some beautiful locations. Country dining doesn’t get any better It’s easy to take pride in your work when you’re delivering top quality food designed by passionate chefs. Add to that some beautiful buildings and subtly designed interiors (often incorporating the pub’s original features and log burning fires), and you can go to work knowing you’re part of something truly exceptional. Welcome to Premium Country Dining Group, The Fox & Hounds The Fox & Hounds is situated within easy reach of Northampton and is a stunning historical pub set in equally picturesque countryside. As Head Chef with us, you’ll be helping to bring eating out into the 21st century. In a superb country pub with subtle decor and a relaxed style of sophisticated contemporary dining. But we’ve also retained some beautiful things from the past with fantastic traditional features and roaring log fires. We’ll want you to do exactly the same in bringing all the good things from your past too! What you’ll do in this role You’ll be responsible, as Head Chef, for training, moulding and motivating your team in the kitchen. You’ll control stock levels and ordering. In fact, you’ll be responsible for everything that comes into our kitchen and everything that goes out. So there’ll be no passing the mustard till every juicy steak has passed muster with you! * As Head Chef you’ll make sure that every dish is sheer perfection as it makes its way from kitchen to table * You’ll be responsible for training and motivating your staff ensuring a perfect blend in the kitchen * You’ll be responsible for food stock control and ordering * You’ll be accountable for the kitchen’s financial performance * You’ll be on the fast track to a rewarding managerial career with us What will make you perfect for the job? * Head Chef / team leader experience in a high volume, branded environment * A passion for delivering great food and an obsessive attention to detail ensuring that every dish that leaves the kitchen leaves a guest satisfied * Leadership qualities with the enthusiasm and charisma to inspire your team * Attention to the maintenance of profit margins * Strict about conforming to health and hygiene regulations * Excellent communication skills * Enthusiasm, a strong work ethic and a hunger to learn * Minimum level 2 food safety (and preferably higher) Please be aware that this position will require you to hold a full driving licence and you must have continued and unlimited access to a vehicle. What we offer * Highly competitive salary * Attractive Head Chef bonus package – up to GBP4k! * Opportunity to join a defined contribution pension scheme * 5 weeks’ paid holiday * Other lifestyle-flexible benefits Apply now if you fancy a rewarding and challenging career where you can really go places. Advertised by: Mitchells & Butlers Reference: REF-2H4-SDMFYP3

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May 27th, 2013 | Posted in Cooks Kitchen