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Main Purpose of Job:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious, keen, professional Head Chef to join the team at The Jazz Café in Camden. As a live music venue we work with prestigious bands and artists from all over the world and the right candidate has the unique opportunity to create a brand new menu to reflect the diversity of shows we have to offer.

Primary duties:

The role requires a combination of skills including but not limited to stock control, menu costing, managing labour costs, performance management and staff training
The applicant should have experience leading a kitchen team but be creatively driven in order to deliver a menu that compliments the music, offering our customers an overall dining experience
The candidate should also display excellent food hygiene standards and have a thorough working knowledge of food safety law
There is also the chance to recruit and develop a new handpicked team to support and enhance the direction of the menu. The chosen chef will inspire and motivate that team whilst creating new and exciting seasonal dishes using fresh and locally sourced ingredients

You are:

Experience as a head chef or similar position
Experienced in previously leading a kitchen team
Willing to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
Able to prepare and present the menu to a high standard
Flexible to work alongside the restaurant manager and waiting staff effectively and efficiently
Efficient in delivering high quality dishes within reasonable timing to a maximum of 105 covers
Able to demonstrate working well under pressure maintaining a calm and friendly working environment