Ref: SF44324

<VISA SUPPORT>Head Chef – Japanese Restaurant (Ref: SF44324)

Sector Catering/Chef
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London
Salary (Annual) £ ~ 40,000 / Year
Benefits Good benefits!
An expanding Japanese Restaurant Group is looking for an ambitious Head Chef to build a strong and resilient Back of House, developing the existing team whilst working with the General Manager to hire and train new recruits and delivering authentic, excellent quality Japanese food.
Initially, the successful candidate will be required to deliver the existing menu consistently and accurately, focusing on the commercial element of the business alongside the General Manager. Their ambition is for you to eventually develop and implement your own menu with a focus on Japanese charcoal grilled robata dishes and a more premium offering including a focus on wagyu.
TYPE: Permanent, full-time
WORKING HOURS: 5 days, 48 hours a week
SALARY: up to £40K depending on experience, plus good benefits
START: ASAP
LOCATION: London

RESPONSIBILITY:
• Motivate and create a positive environment for your team and customers
• Oversee all training and HR with the support of the General Manager
• Ensure the company’s Food Hygiene and Health and Safety procedures are strictly followed
• Accurately manage your rotas and food cost according to company budgets
• Be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
• Take an interest in Japanese food & culture
IDEAL CANDIDATE:
• Experience as a senior Chef
• Extensive experience in cooking and preparing Japanese food
• Good sense of awareness of the commercial element of the business
• Possess the ambition of developing and implementing your own menu with a focus on Japanese dishes
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Some understanding of Japanese culture and Japanese language would be advantageous

BENEFITS & PERKS
• £1000 Welcome Bonus
• Private Healthcare scheme for you and your children
• Employee Assistance Program offering access to counselling services along with experts in law, personal finance, and family matters; a 24/7 365 helpline and an online health & well-being online app
• CODE Hospitality Rewards: Discounts across thousands of restaurants and bars, gym memberships, hotels, meal kits, wine, produce, training, and many other rewards
• Cost price food and drinks to take home
• Free team meals whilst on shift
• Referral bonuses for when you recommend your friends to work with them
• 28 days’ holiday (including Bank Holidays)
• Closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
• Legendary team parties
• Optional pension scheme
Updated: 5 days ago
Ref: SF44324