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Head Chef - Aberdeen

Circa £29k - Leisure & Hospitality
Ref: 120 Date Posted: Friday 19 Jul 2019
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Head Chef

About the Job

We are currently handling an exciting opportunity for a skilled Head Chef to join the catering team at one of our clients’ specialist care home properties in Fraserburgh. The role offers an excellent opportunity to lead a team of catering assistants in creating new and interesting menus within a care environment.

About the Employer

Our client is leading provider of residential care services in Scotland. Established over thirty years ago as a family run company, they have successfully carried their family values throughout each of the company’s care properties.

About the Job

You will use your expertise as an experienced Head Chef to plan and create new menus to provide residents of the care home a balanced and nutritious diet. You will have responsibility for menu design, food quality, ordering and stock management as well and EHO compliance. 

You will also be expected to set and maintain exceptional performance standards through the effective use of kitchen resources and ensuring consistency in quality and value. We would expect you to be setting a great example for other members of the kitchen, delivering effective training and management of the team to ensure company principles and standards are upheld.

About the Person

To succeed in this role as Head Chef, you will most likely have successfully operated within a similar kitchen environment at a similar level and be able to demonstrate consistent career success. Your attitude and ability to work well under pressure and within a team environment will be very important as will your technical expertise and leadership ability within the kitchen.  You will also most likely have a natural confidence in the kitchen and be able to gain credibility at all levels through your personable nature and ability to stay calm under pressure.

Please note, should your application be successful, your job offer will be subject to a Disclosure Scotland Scheme Membership.

The Reward

The salary package for the Head Chef role is circa £29k. Your working week will consist of alternative weekends, social hours, and no back shifts. If you are interested in stepping into an already successful organisation to contribute your own expertise, then we want to hear from you.  Please send your CV to Chris Feeney at the following email:  Alternatively, if you prefer an initial confidential chat, call Chris on 07773 475518.