Job Details | St Austell Brewery

Job Summary

Job title: Head Chef
Salary: Up to £25000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Type: Permanent
Closing date: Friday 2 February 2018
Reference: LIF-HEC-001
Location: St. Ives
Brand: St Austell Brewery

Job Description

As a Head Chef for one of our managed pubs, you will become the eyes, ears and mind of the kitchen. You will be the driving force behind its success, with the ambition to create new dishes, to continuously improve the food experience for our guests. Ultimately, the positive reviews, the smiles on faces and return visits are all down to you - making this one of the most rewarding jobs in hospitality.

*Enjoy the autonomy to create innovative 'special' dishes using fresh and locally sourced ingredients
*Adopt a motivated and friendly team
*Become part of a family, which supports, inspires and encourages great career progression
*Have a valuable contribution to the St Austell Brewery legacy
*Run a beautiful site in some of the most sought after locations, with the support of the famous St Austell Brewery

About the Lifeboat Inn:
The Lifeboat Inn is a traditional harbourside pub in St Ives serving local produce, Brewer & Bean coffee and St Austell Ales. We always want to hear from energetic and talented professionals who would like to join our team.

What we are looking for:
We are looking for a hands-on, passionate and energetic, self-motivated individual with the ability to respond quickly to daily business requirements. Someone who thrives on leading by example and developing their team to do the same. You'll need to understand, monitor and manage the operations of a busy kitchen. You'll know how to soak up a brand identity and reflect its standards and get a real buzz out of seeing happy customers enjoying your food. You'll have a great team to look after, so we're looking for a Head Chef who can support their colleagues through thick and thin, remaining courteous, smiling and upbeat in a busy and at times pressurised environment.

You stand a great chance if:
*You have previous Head Chef experience, particularly in seasonal environments
*You have proven ability to engage, manage and support a team
*You understand the importance of company standards and you constantly consider these in the way you work
*You know what it takes to run a busy kitchen with great pride and panache

Why work with us:
You'll become part of a fantastic team and we offer in addition to an extensive range of employee benefits:
*Competitive salary and the chance to work in some of the most sought after locations
*Become part of a family which supports, inspires and encourages career progression
*Childcare voucher scheme
*20% discount on food and accommodation across the managed pub estate (eligible after a qualifying period)
*Contributory pension scheme
*Access to an enviable and achievable bonus scheme

Apply now:
If you think you have what it takes, apply now and we'll be in touch soon.
We regret we can only accept applications from persons authorised to work within the UK.

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