Full Time, Head Chef
Posted 1 month ago

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £32,000-36,000

Tonic are currently searching for a Head Chef who will lead their brigade in all areas of kitchen management for a new opening in Birmingham City Centre. The Head Chef will be the key creative mind behind this site’s menus. The successful candidate will be managing the kitchen team and the day-to-day back of house operations on-site alongside their senior Sous Chef, General Manager and cross-site support team.

Package and benefits for the Head Chef:

  • Starting Salary circa £32-36k, negotiable based on experience
  • Bonus structure and tips
  • Full creative control and responsibility for all culinary decisions and kitchen management
  • Realistic, achievable working hours
  • Growing, multiple site network of quality-focused Food and Beverage businesses which can offer structure, staff cover, and progression that single-site businesses cannot compete with


The business will be open 7 days a week and will offer all day dining. The food, service and ambience will be casual in style, but you will use the finest ingredients to create truly memorable food.
Desirable attributes include:
  • Experience in great quality kitchens, influenced by global cuisine
  • A natural passion for everything to do with food
  • An in-depth knowledge of current and emerging food trends
  • Demonstrable culinary success (ideally up to 2 Rosette level)
  • An ability to manage, develop and motivate a team, inspiring commitment, hard work, and loyalty
  • Experience in managing the financial aspects of the kitchen including staffing costs and stock control
  • A long-term commitment to the business
  • Excellent references and longevity in previous roles


To be considered for this role and to have the opportunity to find out more apply now. Expect to hear from a consultant at Tonic within two working days if you have been successful at this stage.

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