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Head/Senior Chef

Job title: Head/Senior Chef
Contract type: Permanent
Location: London
Specialisation:
Salary: up to £25K
Start date: 19 Feb 2021
Job Reference: 11228
Contact details: Emika Yamauchi
Contact email: emika.yamauchi@jac-recruitment.com
Contact-phone: +44 (0) 20 7489 2990
Job published: about 2 months ago

Head/Senior Chef (Japanese Cuisine - Ramen, Katsu, Tempura, Donburi etc)

 

Salary

£20,000 to £30,000 per annum - negotiable subject to experience

Contract Type

48 hours per week

 

Location

London

 

Company Profile

We are an award-winning Japanese ramen brand founded in 2008. There are currently 14 sites worldwide in London, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Spain. All of our dishes are prepared with a secret motodare or ‘master sauce’ which to this day is made by hand by our founders recipe.

 

Main Responsibilities

The Head Chef will typically be able to undertake the duties of the BOH Team Leader and, in addition, be responsible for:

·         Managing and organising training plans for your team and ensuring all new starter paperwork is complete

·         Dealing with team issues; i.e. attendance, lateness, below-standard performance, personality clashes

·         Ensuring all food safety and health & safety procedures including pest control are strictly adhered to including accurate completion of due diligence paperwork and the training of BOH Team Leaders

·         Accurate stock management

·         Presenting and following up on maintenance issues in the kitchen, liaising with the General Manager and Operations Manager to find permanent solutions

·         Ask for support where required from the Operations Manager

·         Understand the company’s procedures for managing unplanned Environmental Health visits. Assist the company in achieving 5 Star Hygiene rating

 

Candidate Requirements

3+ years experience
Preferred: Experience in Japanese restaurants

Knowledge of Japanese food, language and culture is essential

Visa: Minimum 1 year remaining. UK Visa sponsorship possible after 1 year.
Japanese language skills preferred, only basic English is required.

Starting Date

ASAP

 

VISA

Candidates must have full eligibility to work in the UK

Minimum 1 year remaining. UK Visa sponsorship possible after 1 year.