Head Chef

Salary

£38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum plus bonus, plus live in accommodation

Job Type

full time

Location

Blue Ball, Lynmouth

Closing date

Wednesday 24th April 2024

Job Description

The Blue Ball Inn is set amongst rolling hills on the edge of Exmoor. Parts of the building date back to the 13th century, with low beamed ceilings and stone fireplaces oozing a characterful, old-world charm.

You’ll work in a traditional coaching inn, nestled within an all-year-round South West destination. It’s a perfect base for rural and coastal walks, with some of Britain’s finest landscapes on the doorstep.

Are you a passionate Head Chef with experience of working in a fast-paced environment? Join our talented kitchen team and you’ll be working alongside resourceful people, cooking with locally sourced produce to supply quality food that delights our guests. As Head Chef you will lead our talented kitchen team while ensuring the correct procedures are followed and specifications for each dish are precisely met. You will utilise the flexibility enabled by our menu writing processes, to help adapt our offer to meet the needs of our business and our guests.

What we will offer you in return:

  • Live in accommodation
  • 30% off food and drink and 50% off overnight stays in our pubs
  • £150 towards a stay in one of our pubs
  • Discount scheme across hundreds of retailers
  • Great training and opportunities to progress
  • Meal provided for shifts over 6 hours (up to the value of £10)  
  • Family-friendly, flexible working
  • Paid time off to volunteer

Our Chefs …  

  • Front the Kitchen and Back of House Team, taking pride in overseeing a quality food offering that delights our guests.
  • Are well organised, adaptable, with a genuine passion for what they do.  
  • Take pride in delivering a consistent, high quality food offering.
  • Combine great product knowledge with a practical understanding of daily operations in a busy kitchen.  
  • Are confident users of stock management systems
  • Understand budgets and sales targets, and play a vital part in helping to achieve them. 

We’d love you to join our family!      

Apply now or contact recruitment@staustellbrewery.co.uk for more information   

Additional info:

St Austell Brewery is an Equal Opportunities employer, and we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We also welcome requests for flexible working.

Early applications are encouraged as we’ll review applications throughout the recruitment process and reserve the right to close the advert at any time. Please note that we politely request no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. Speculative CVs from recruitment agencies won’t be accepted, nor the fees associated with them.  

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