Executive Chef - Beaulieu Motor Museum
Up to £45,000
5 over 7 days
Founded in New York 59 years ago, Restaurant Associates brings high-quality employee dining and hospitality to some of the UK’s leading workplaces. We believe in the power of food and drink to bring people together, whether in a restaurant or specialty café, to inspire them to do great things at work.
Our food is crafted onsite by passionate people using the best ingredients and we know that a balanced, plant-focused, natural, fresh, and sustainable menu will increase the productivity of our customers and keep them motivated and happy whilst at work.
We provide amazing food, create inviting spaces, and develop engaging environments that inspire, motivate and unite our customers.
We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic, and experienced Executive Head Chef to lead our dedicated catering team, who produce outstanding food using the finest and freshest ingredients in this highly prestigious unit.
As the Executive Head Chef you will be an ambassador for Restaurant Associates for all things food-related, striving to innovate the food offer and keeping abreast of current food trends, and remaining competitive with any High Street food offer in terms of food quality, presentation, and style.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an inspirational and enthusiastic Executive Chef to make a name for themselves within the contract catering industry.
In return, we offer support and development to grow within our business alongside a competitive salary
More about the role:
The Executive Chef will plan, organise and direct the preparation and cooking of food ensuring that the company’s reputation for quality is enhanced with customers and clients at all times
Taking responsibility for the food production with a hands-on approach
Driving sales through centrally driven menu planning and promotions and preferred suppliers
Responsible for all aspects of food safety, HS, and COSHH
The Executive Chef will also be required to implement and maintain food monitoring procedures to facilitate budgetary control and to monitor all costs involved in the kitchen against agreed budgets.
Who you are:
Excellent and Innovative culinary and presentation skills
Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills
Energetic with a passion to do a great job
Able to manage staff in a calm, inspirational manner
A forward-thinker who can prevent wastage
Demonstrates a passion for food
Excellent organisation skills
Numerate and computer literate with an understanding of financial drivers
A clear understanding of profit margins, purchasing policy, budgeting and food costing, including control