Full Time, Head Chef
2 years ago

Location: Warrington
Salary: £40,000- 45,000

Tonic are searching for a Head Chef to oversee the back of house operations at our client’s fast-paced restaurant & retail food business within an award-winning garden centre. The role offers an excellent work-life balance with a 42.5-hour contract, working every other weekend, and the latest you would finish is 9 pm during the week. The owners of the business are looking for a Head Chef who wants to push the standards, drive sales and use their experience to improve all areas of the business – increasing profitability and driving efficiency.

What’s in it for the successful Head Chef?

  • Salary package of £40-45k
  • Mainly daytime hours – great work-life balance, work every other weekend
  • Holidays – 28 days (including bank holidays – rising to 33 after the first year)
  • Pension, KPI based bonus & additional benefits
  • Free on-site parking
  • Autonomy within your role, working alongside the board to execute their vision
  • The chance to develop the overall food offering of an already successful business

What are we looking for from the successful Head Chef…

  • You must have experience in quality, fresh food, fast-paced operations, cooking to volume
  • Your CV must demonstrate loyalty to previous employers
  • Full UK Driving License
  • Expert knowledge of Health and Safety, and Food Safety legislation
  • Drive, ambition, and commitment to your career, candidates must see the long-term opportunity working in this business
  • Exceptional understanding of GP%, P&L management, and bottom-line control
  • An expert knowledge/passion for ingredients & food trends
  • Ideally, you will have a passion for or have previously worked with a kitchen garden

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