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Head Chef-Lavish City Cocktail Lounge Bar-Own Distillery-Indian Small Plates

Position: Head chef / Kitchen Manager (Indian small plates)
Operation: 2-floor Cocktail Bar & Lounge (live music)
Location: East London (City)
Start package: £31,000 to £33,000 pa (£28k to £30k basic + £3k bonus)
Working Hrs: 5 Days / 7 Shifts (40 to 45 Hrs)

COMPANY INFO
Lavish Cocktail Lounge Bar haven set over two floors – an independent with own Gin distillery and live music – located in the heart of the City.
Concept: seasonal botanical cocktails paired with inspired Indian small plates (Maharashtra and Karnataka regions).
Warm-welcoming, relaxed yet attentive service style; special touches and attention to detail with aim to deliver surprise and pleasure to overall guest experience.
Popular with the Monday to Friday City crowd and for large bookings, celebrations, venue hire – offering range of cocktail tastings / masterclasses through the year.
Menus: principal menu (including express lunch option); brunch and canape
7 day operation / kitchen service: 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm (av. £10k weekly net food sales)
Multi-award winning group with three new openings confirmed for 2020; ongoing high-praise reviews and online ratings; continued group investment and innovation.
Progressive, fun and inclusive work environment where input and ownership are encouraged.
Good levels of trust, ongoing development plus real opportunities of progression and movement. Work-life balance / recognition-reward company values.

ROLE DESCRIPTION
Reporting and supported by the Group Executive chef, working closing with the FOH team to develop menus paired with botanical cocktail theme.
Team of five: two to three chefs on duty (Thursday through to Sat dinner busiest services)
Overall responsibilities:
Daily smooth running of the kitchen; team management (leadership, organisation, training, hiring); menu development (costings, specs, tastings)
Stock and inventory management; ordering and supplier relations; invoices; auditing; GP calculation (70% GP target)
Overall kitchen cost control; kitchen admin; rostering; H&S / HACCP; kitchen compliance records; maintenance of kitchen and equipment

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES
Seeking a confident, creative Chef with flair for Indian cooking and menu development –
Good knowledge of current food trends; passion to work with high quality, seasonal produce supported by good organisation; strong communication, leadership and team training skills.

SALARY & BENEFITS
Start package: £28,000 to £30,000 basic salary (paid monthly) + £3,000 bonus (paid quarterly) pa
Total: £31,000 to £33,000 pa
Permanent contract subject to standard 3 months probationary period: regular salary reviews (performance and food sales dependent); excellent opportunities of progression and movement within this expanding group (2020 openings confirmed); 28 days paid annual leave; workplace pension option; team excursions; FAM trips; laundered uniform; meals on duty
Management discount: £30.00 daily tab for use at all group venues / 50% discount thereafter
Approx. 40 – 45 hrs p wk / 7 shifts over 5 days incl. Weekends
Immediate Start available / able to accommodate notice

In accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, candidates must prove their right to work in the UK – Verification of Documentation will be undertaken as part of FCR recruitment process

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