Head Chef - Elveden Forest - Casual Dining

  • Location

    Brandon, Suffolk

  • Sector:

    Hospitality and Leisure

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  • Salary:

    £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus potential + benefits

  • Contact:

    C2 Recruitment

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Head Chef for a fun and energetic branded restaurant

Elveden Forest

Up to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits

Our client is a multi national food service group that prides themselves on their brands and their unique customer experience. If you love working in restaurants, have excellent management skills, a real people person and looking to further their career within the restaurant sector then this is the job for you!


  • Ensure all food entering the restaurant received from suppliers meets brand specification
  • Maintain proper rotation of food to ensure quality and freshness
  • Monitor weekly sales and adjust prep production levels
  • Ensure restaurant meets all kitchen costs including but not limited to food cost/labor and kitchen controllables
  • Maintain correct stock levels at all times
  • Maintain acceptable food preparation times
  • Meet company target on kitchen audits


The perfect candidate will be hands on Head Chef with a can do attitude, fantastic communication skills, and great controls. Calm and fair with an eye for detail. You will also possess the following;

  • Several years' experience within a branded kitchen environment
  • A passion for developing and expanding your culinary skills, and embracing new ideas
  • Have the ability to develop and mentor more junior kitchen staff, both individually and as part of an efficient, happy team
  • Have leadership qualities, with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to act calmly and fast
  • Strong financial acumen - you'll be confident handling budgets, forecasting and stock control

This role is being handled by C2 Recruitment the leading specialist Retail, Hospitality and Leisure recruitment consultancy recruiting across the whole of the UK.

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