2nd Chef (POSITION CLOSED)

2nd Chef (POSITION CLOSED)

Responsible to:
Head Chef, F&B Manager

Responsible for:
Kitchen Assistants

Close working relationships:
Head Chef, F & B Manager, Catering Assistants, Kitchen Assistants

Objective:
To assist the Head Chef and deputise in their absence by ensuring the smooth operations of the Restaurant, Rattler bar & other food outlets. These areas must run efficiently, driving sales, ensuring an exception brand experience for visitors whilst maintaining food hygiene standards and accreditation.

Basic Salary:
£10 per hour

Basic Hours:
Variable according to opening hours and seasonal demands, with additional hours as necessary to fulfill duties.

Main Duties:

  • Preparation, cooking, and serving of food to a high standard, keeping to menu specification.
  • Cover the Head chef duties in their absence, source goods, place orders, lead the kitchen team.
  • Help control the day-to-day working hours of the team to ensure that food & beverage outlets are operating within agreed budgetary constraints to ensure outlets are cost-effective in absence of the Head Chef.
  • Excellent product and menu knowledge.
  • Opening up and closing down of food outlets, in accordance with procedures and checklists
  • Health and Safety:

Follow Safer Food Better Business

Maintain the strictest of hygiene standards across all catering outlets - Check that cleaning and housekeeping duties, including weekly deep cleaning are being carried out to company standards.

Ensure compliance at all times including the team

Act in the interests of Health & Safety for guests and the team

Work to our allergy procedure

  • Communicate and liaise with suppliers, staff, and customers
  • Input into menu development.
  • Effective stock control and waste management, including stock take, maintaining records to ensure the restaurant is cost-effective.
  • Assisting in training and development of personnel.
  • Working in conjunction with other staff to ensure the business is run appropriately and efficiently.
  • Flexibility in duties maybe needed to cover “off-season” to ensure best business practice.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities as requested by your line manager or Director.

Experience:
At least 2 years in a busy food environment

Ideal Qualifications:
NVQ 2 & 3 for catering or equivalent or proven experience.
Current Food Hygiene Certificate.

Skills Requirements:
Excellent team leader with good delegation skills
Practical skills for a hands-on role
Eye for detail, self-motivated and enthusiastic
Work with pace and urgency
Excellent organisational skills, able to prioritise and manage deadlines
Clear communicator
Willing to take on responsibility
Flexible approach
Be comfortable working under pressure
Can-do attitude

Further Details

2nd Chef (POSITION CLOSED)

Position:Full-time

Contact:Rachel Coupland

Contact Email:[email protected]

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Why join Healeys?

Why join Healeys?

Healeys is special,  we are a family-run business with strong family values and a passion for making the best products and delivering an exceptional brand experience, we take pride in our customers who visit the farm and who taste our products.  We nurture our in-house talent and seek to develop our employees to maximise their potential and have a fulfilling and varied working life at Healeys.