Senior Chef 32-35k Daytime hours

  • Job Reference: 717183709-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Prosper Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Colchester, Essex
  • Salary: £32,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Events & Experiential, Print, Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to become an integral member to the team as Senior Chef. This company aims to be the hub of the area, welcoming all walks of life. Serving breakfast, lunch, cakes and snacks, all made fresh with local and seasonal ingredients. As the Senior Chef you will ensure that food standards are maintained, health and safety/hygiene is adhered to, mentoring junior team members and ensuring day to day kitchen operations run smoothly. You will be working closely with the Head chef and deputies in their absence. Serving up to 90 breakfasts and 90 lunches at the weekends you will show a love of working with a small close-knit team. This is an excellent opportunity for a good wage with excellent (and rare) working hours for those who want better work-life balance. The Client Independent café-restaurant on the beautiful Essex coast What we need from you Head chef or Sous Chef experience Your own transport is essential A team player Used to cooking with fresh seasonal produce What we can offer you Fantastic hours 5/7 days - 6:30am - 4pm 1 weekend off in 6 Good basic wage Shut Christmas day & boxing day 28 days paid holiday Normal kitchen staff working hours are 6.30am to 4.00pm for five days a week; we are open seven days a week, so staff are required to work at weekends and public holidays as rosta'd, we have occasional evening events. Pay frequency Monthly on the last working day of the month for the period commencing on the 25th of the preceding month and ending on the 24th of the payment month. We operate a tronc system; two staff members are the tronc masters and operate the system: tips are shared periodically according to hours worked in the sharing period. Overtime paid if there are special occasions such as an evening event overtime would be as agreed. Holiday allocation Our holiday year is the calendar year; staff are entitled to twenty-eight days holiday in each year, including public holidays. Uniform provided This is under discussion. Bonuses Discretionary. On site parking. The Small Print If you would like to apply you will be required to supply evidence of your eligibility to work in the United Kingdom with relevant skills and qualifications. Prosper Business Recruitment is a proud equal opportunities employer, dedicated and specialist to the hospitality industry. We work and support some of the most well-known companies in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and across the UK. This permanent vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Prosper Business Recruitment Limited who are operating as an employment agency