Contact us

Head Chef

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    27 000 kr
  • Job type:
    Contract
  • Posted:
    7 months ago
  • Category:
    Restaurant
  • Deadline:
    September 6, 2019

The Head Chef is responsible for ensuring that the standard and quality of the food production and the hygiene within the department is maintained at the highest level at all times. This role is very much hands-on, requiring attention to detail and a positive work attitude.

Main Tasks:

  • Ensure all food is prepared as per food preparation requirements
  • Ensure meals are produced on time, and sufficient quantities are available for the various areas
  • Maintain stock levels of all kitchen supplies
  • Prepare daily pastry and bakery requirements as per the menu
  • Be available for functions as they arise to ensure that the food is prepared and served as required
  • Ensure all staff are aware of their duties and what is expected of them
  • Teach new staff skills they require to perform their roles to the required standard
  • Delegate duties to kitchen staff as per the menu requirements
  • Oversee and monitor the work of kitchen staff to ensure all tasks are done as required
  • Give staff feedback on their performance to enable staff development
  • Ensure any staffing issues are resolved fairly and quickly
  • Ensure wastage is minimised by careful supervision of food preparation methods
  • Ensure proper hygienic storage methods are utilised to prevent food loss
  • Ensure the security of all alcoholic and non alcoholic drink stocks
  • Oversee the ordering and control of stock levels
  • Ensure staff are aware of and follow safe work practices at all times
  • Assist other staff in the cleaning of the kitchen at the end of the shift
  • Ensure his/her own work station is kept clean and hygienic at all times
  • Manage the Catering Department in the Catering Manager’s absence
  • Assist the day-to-day running of the department
  • Carry out other tasks as required by the Catering Manager
  • Pay careful attention to the operating budgets of the department to ensure that costs are
  • controlled to maintain the correct levels of spending