Head Chef – Live In

  • Catering
  • 30/04/2021
  • Newton Abbot

Job Information

Salary :

£30000 - £35000 plus Bonus

No. of Openings :

1 opening

Job Type :


Job Description

Exciting opportunity for a Head Chef to join a rebranded and refurbed hotel near Newton Abbott, working with fresh food focusing on Italian cuisine. Excellent salary on offer, live in available for 12 months, exciting opportunity to work a brand new hotel brand in the UK!


  • Control and direct the food preparation process and any other relative activities
  • Construct menus with new or existing culinary creations ensuring the variety and quality of the servings
  • Approve and “polish” dishes before they reach the customer
  • Plan orders of equipment or ingredients according to identified shortages
  • Arrange for repairs when necessary
  • Remedy any problems or defects
  • Be fully in charge of hiring, managing and training kitchen staff
  • Oversee the work of subordinates
  • Estimate staff’s workload and compensations
  • Maintain records of payroll and attendance
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards


  • Proven experience as Head Chef
  • Experienced with Italian cuisine
  • Exceptional proven ability of kitchen management
  • Ability in dividing responsibilities and monitoring progress
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills
  • Up-to-date with kitchen processes
  • Good understanding of useful computer programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
  • Credentials in health and safety training

To apply:

  • Available to start before May 17th
  • Experienced in working with Italian food and fresh produce
  • Minimum of 1 year Head Chef experience
  • Can commit to a full time permanent contract- In it for the long-haul

If you have the relevant experience and are currently looking for a new challenge, please submit an up to date CV by clicking the ‘apply’ button.

For an informal chat about this position please call Michelle on 01392 691690.