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Head Chef

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Castle Hospitality division are recruiting for an Experienced Head Chef for a local unique hospitality client based in the Whitby, North Yorkshire area.

Castle Hospitality division are recruiting for an Experienced Head Chef for a local unique hospitality client based in the Whitby, North Yorkshire area.The successful Head Chef is responsible for the running of the kitchen, menu’s and ordering of stock.

JOB PURPOSE: To manage the preparation and delivery of all meals. To work with other chefs and kitchen staff to ensure all meals are prepared and delivered to a high standard in a timely manner.My client is looking for a fresh, enthusiastic Head Chef who can bring new ideas to their unique menu and to help grow the business locally.


·You must be able to demonstrate and create exciting menus to help compete with local competition.

·Produce high quality food every service.

·The ability to motivate and develop existing kitchen staff.

·To ensure that any special dietary meals are prepared.

·Preferably you will have experience with a minimum of 150 covers per services.

·Assist with the recruitment process for future chefs and kitchen staff.

·Preparation of staff rotas to ensure the correct staffing levels always.

·To ensure all compliance with food hygiene, health and safety and cleanliness of the kitchen and stores areas.

·To ensure the effective control of refrigeration and dry store goods to ensure food safety and that there is no waste. To ensure that all food leaving the Kitchen is prepared and served to the pre-agreed consistent high standards, ensuring that all hot food leaving the Kitchen is at the required temperature.

·To ensure that all areas of responsibility, including delivery and refuse areas, are kept sanitised and free from dust and debris always, following, strict and pre-agreed cleaning schedules.

·Order supplies to maintain stock levels appropriate to business demands. All paperwork to be correctly recorded.


·Proven Head Chef experience in an established restaurant/hotel.

·Average Covers 150 and above

·Good Organiser and can lead a small team

·Examples of Menus Created Good Communication skills.

·Maintain a professional attitude and demeanour, including courteous interactions with colleagues and employees, encountered during work.

·Be flexible with work schedules, remain calm and courteous and exercise self-control when interacting with impatient individuals.

·Experience of cooking fresh food

·Drive the menu and business forward

·Keeping Team Spirits up and a team that works together


·Hospitality Sector

·Hotel, Restaurant & Bar

·Pension Scheme

·Good rates of pay

·Car Parking & Uniform provided

·Shared tips

·The business is easily accessible from the main road, public transport links

For further details please contact Tina Tout at Castle Hospitality on 01723 500643 or APPLY NOW.

Castle Employment is an award-winning recruitment company based in Scarborough, Leeds and York. With over 50 years of experience, we deliver a market leading service building long-term relationships with our candidates. We offer an honest, straightforward approach, tailored to deliver exactly what our candidates need.

Castle Employment provides temporary, permanent and contract employment opportunities throughout Yorkshire and the UK. Our highly experienced team of consultants are all specialists within their field of recruitment and have a thorough understanding and knowledge of their roles ensuring that they can deliver a perfect match for your career aspirations.

At Castle Employment Group, we recognise and appreciate the value of high-quality candidates – so only right that we reward the people who introduce them to us.

Simply refer a friend to us, and if we find them a temporary or permanent position we will reward you with a shopping voucher to spend on yourself.


£30,000 Per Annum
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Closing Date:
1st April 2019
Castle Employment Agency Ltd.
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