If running a kitchen at a quaint gastropub near the idyllic Cotswold Water Park attraction appeals to you, then this is an opportunity not to be missed.
Our client offers a traditional and classic-style country pub with a wonderful selection of drinks at the bar and great-quality food on the menu. As their Chef, you’ll be using local ingredients to channel your passion for good quality food, creating delicious meals that continues their well-regarded reputation.
Working with the Pub Manager, you’ll help to develop recipes and cook meals based on their ethos of ‘keeping local’. You’ll also demonstrate a commercial awareness and organisation skills by keeping on top of costings, budgets, and suppliers to reach profit targets.
Plan and develop menus with Pub Manager that focus on using seasonal, local produce.
Prepare and cook foods of all types, including regular menu, specials menu basis and functions.
Carry out costings to ensure monthly profit targets for food offer are met.
Establish relationships, negotiate and place orders with good quality suppliers.
Ensure all kitchen, stores and preparation room are kept to the required standard of hygiene.
Record production and operational data to ensure relevant food hygiene and environmental standard regulations are complied with.
Constantly seek to improve the food offering and expand the basis to include specialist nights, events and use of the function room.
At least NVQ Level 2 in Professional Cookery (or equivalent)
Previous experience working with fresh ingredients
Basic Food Hygiene and Allergens certified
Passionate about fresh ingredients
Eager to be creative with menu while demonstrating commercial acumen
Salary: £26,000 plus bonus scheme
Shifts: Tuesday – Sunday mixed splits and straights