Head Chef - Garden Centre

Head Chef - Garden Centre

C2 Recruitment
C2 Recruitment
Date Posted
28th February 2018
Hospitality & Catering
£24,000 to £26,000 Per Annum

Head Chef - Garden Centre

Circa £25,000 per annum


My Client offers a fantastic opportunity to be part of a family-owned garden centre group with 15 centres & Café Bars across West London, Surrey, Berkshire & Sussex.

Benefits include;

  • Alternate weekends off
  • Sociable working hours
  • Great progression opportunities

Principal Accountabilities/Key Results Areas

  • Working within the kitchen team to prepare salads, vegetables and sandwiches
  • Cooking and baking hot food, sweets, pastries etc. when required
  • Producing all food recipes to specification and recording any wastage/shrinkage in accordance with company guidelines
  • Ensuring that all food is stored to the company's standards.
  • Strictly adhering to all relevant food safety and hygiene regulations at all times.
  • Notify Café Manager of problems immediately.
  • Undertaking any general cleaning requirements of the kitchen and restaurant
  • Working as part of the kitchen and catering team and undertaking any other reasonable duties as and when required.
  • Deputise for the Restaurant Manager/Assistant Manager in the event that they are both absent.

Customer Care

  • Excellent customer service provided to customers and other staff
  • Excellent standards of food preparation and housekeeping established and maintained

Financial Performance

  • Be aware of gross margin expectations and produce meals that meet this.
  • Record all wastage.
  • Safeguard Company property against theft, loss or abuse at all times
  • Vigilant and attentive at all times whilst on Company premises, informing senior personnel of anything suspicious
  • Control loss or damage to stock through due care and attention
  • Maintain harmonious and co-operative relationships with customers, catering and garden centre staff alike at all times.
  • Be aware of the business plan and actively work to achieve relevant goals

About Us

This role is being handled by C2 Recruitment the leading specialist retail recruitment consultancy covering the whole of the UK. C2 Recruitment is like no other recruitment agency you will have worked with; all of our consultants have actually worked within the industry to which they recruit meaning we truly understand your sector firsthand.

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