Compton Verney Art Gallery, House and Gardens - Warwickshire
Any 5 from 7 Contract
Amadeus is a multi-award winning venue caterer, operating at venues including its home sites the NEC, ICC, Arena Birmingham and Genting Arena. Recently we have extended our portfolio and we are now operating at Compton Verney Art Gallery, House and Gardens. We are looking torecruit a Head Chef who enjoys delivering first class food and will cater for the daily café operation as well as awide range of hospitality events, conferences and weddings.
Your role will be predominately based at Compton Verney in Warwickshire, however at times you may be required to work at the groups other venues and events.
Your main duties will include the planning, preparation and delivery of all types of food and concepts to a set specification ands tandards. You will have to monitor your team's performance and ensure that all hygiene and health & safety compliance is being adhered to.
Proven experience in a similar style kitchen operation is essential, along with the willingness to work with the team to always strive to take the food offering to a new and exciting level. Have knowledge of menu design along with a thorough understanding of both cost and wastage control.
As part of this role you will deal with all various aspects of kitchen management, which includes; Business Control, food cost, stock take and wastage control.
As an individual, ideally you willhave 4 years' experience working within a busy kitchen in a similar quality establishment and hold NVQ 3 (or equivalent) in food preparation and cooking, be qualified to Level 3 in Food Safety (or be willing to undertake training to obtain) and have the willingness to learn new skills, which includes the Groups IT systems and be able to develop within the experienced culinary team.
Team work, good time management and having a flexible approach to work in a 7 day week operation is essential along with the ability to meet deadlines and deliver exceptional customer service.
This position is ideal for a forward thinking chef who wishes to increase their knowledge of food and progress his/her career within Amadeus. Previous experience is essential.
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