Applicants — Vacancies: Hospitality

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Job Vacancy Details

Your consultant for this position is : Denny Collier
Telephone : 01440 709361
Fax : 01440 709361
Email :

Jobs Specifics

DDH reference number : DDH0457
Job title : Head Chef
Salary : 25,000 GBP (Negotiable)
Location : Staines, Middlesex
Type of contract : Permanent
Workplace description : This hotel is in a stunning location, overlooking the River Thames. The 11 bedrooms of this Victorian riverside property have recently been stylishly refurbished, retaining many of their original features, some with panoramic views over the river. The Hotel has a large comfortable bar & restaurant, overlooking the river and offers a varied range of good home-cooked food. The perfect location for business and leisure, close to Heathrow, Twickenham Rugby ground, Windsor, Legoland & Ascot.
Main duties and responsibilities : Duties will include all aspects involved in the running of a busy kitchen, such as menu development, managing GP's and stock controls, plus ensuring the kitchen standards and all Health, Safety and Food Hygiene practices are maintained. You will also be required to lead, motivate and train your team of staff.To ensure that fair discipline is maintained.
To ensure that all staff are treated fairly and with commonly accepted courtesy.
To ensure that timetables, leave rosters and attendance registers are up-to-date.
To ensure that all statutory, as well as company, hygiene regulations are being strictly adhered to.
To ensure that all maintenance problems are timeously reported and followed up.
To ensure that all communications between restaurant and kitchen run smoothly.
To ensure that each cook receives the correct orders for the appropriate tables.
To ensure that each dish leaving the kitchen is checked for quality, quantity, presentation and correct temperature.
To ensure that the dining room/ restaurant personnel are "standing by" when delicate dishes are served.
To ensure that regular on-the-job training is carried out so that subordinate staff perform their duties correctly.
To attend seminars and training courses as and when directed.
To further your own knowledge of management methods and principles to ensure future advancement and further upgrading in management standards for the profession as a whole.
Essential criteria : Have a proven kitchen background with experience ideally gained at Head Chef, Sous or supervisory level
Possess good all round kitchen knowledge
Have a real passion for fresh food
Be keen to learn and further develop
Have the ability to lead a team within a busy kitchen environment
Show great communication and team skills
Demonstrate good working knowledge of H & S, and food Hygiene legislation
Bring your personality, loyalty and professionalism to our team
Desirable criteria : N/A
Responsible to : N/A
Responsible for : N/A
Accommodation provided : Yes
Charge for accommodation : No
Meals provided : Yes on an all inclusive basis
Benefits and how are they paid : N/A
Pension : N/A
Uniform : N/A
Next pay review on what basis : N/A
Prospects for promotion : N/A
Number of days per week : N/A
Average hours per week : N/A
Overtime/time off in lieu : N/A
Shift pattern/start and finish times : N/A
Holiday entitlement including/excluding Bank Holidays : N/A
Miscellaneous : N/A

Important Notes:

1. Application should be made by email or phone.
2. Application should be in Word format only and ENGLISH!
3. DDH Recruitment Ltd does not charge work seekers for its services.
4. All workers will be subject to UK taxation.


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