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 : DDH0566
Job title : Head Chef
Salary : Up to 30,000 GBP
Location : Keswick, Cumbria
Type of contract : Permanent
Workplace description : Situated in the centre of Keswick, carefully restored to its former glory, it consists of a welcoming wood beamed bar, a cosy seating area with an adjoining a-la-carte restaurant and quality accommodation in all of its 13 en-suite bedrooms.
Main duties and responsibilities : To prepare food items in accordance with the business demands and produce dishes to the standard set by the company and yourself.
To order, check in and correctly store all food items in accordance with the law, observing quantity, quality, size and price as agreed by the company, hotel and yourself.
Be responsible for regular checks of temperature of cooked and refrigerated foods in accordance with the law.
To obey all rules and laws of health, safety and hygiene.
To be responsible for drawing up and maintaining of records for temperature checks, HASAP’s, COSHH, RIDAR within the department.
To rota staff ensuring sufficient shift cover at all times.
To assist in recruitment, induction, training of new staff in the department.
Planning and implementing of new menus including costings and recipes.
To aim to achieve or improve upon the budgeted GP.
Ensure food stocks are to the required level placing orders where necessary.
Drive the business forward by producing high quality food and the efficient running of the kitchen.
To undertake any other reasonable request made by management.
Essential criteria : The successful candidate will have strong leadership skills and the passion and desire to continue developing this thriving business. You must also have experience of working in a similar standard establishment, catering for up to 150 covers on busy days.
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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