About the Role
You would lead a team of staff, run a kitchen and make delicious food to serve to customers.
You would use your knowledge and experience of professional cooking to organise and oversee the work of the kitchen staff.
You’d decide which tasks need to be done and share these among the team. You would also be involved in some of the preparation and cooking of food.
Make sure food is of the right quality and price
Make sure food is ready on time
Manage stocks of food
Order ingredients from suppliers
Control the budget and keep accurate records
Manage health and hygiene procedures
Organise the staff duty rota
Recruit, train and develop staff
You’d need to work quickly and calmly when under pressure and deal with unexpected situations.
Minimum qualifications and skills
Any relevant qualifications or equivalent practical experience
Clear, fluent English speaker
Coaching, mentoring and delegating
Developing a plan
Attention to detail
Eligibility to work in the UK
Any relevant work-based qualifications
Experience in a professional kitchen
Experience in running your own section, or other management or leadership experience and qualifications