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Lead Production Chef-5 Days-12 PM to 8 PM

Position: Lead Production Chef
Operation: 7-day food production (new arm of award winning event business)
Location: South London
Start rate: £35,000 to £40,000 pa
Working Hrs: 12:00 to 20:00 Hrs (incl. breaks / 5 days incl. weekends)

COMPANY INFO
Exclusive independent Event catering company with established portfolio of International blue-chip corporate, boutique and UHNW clients now expanding into contract catering. Reputed for its highly-personalised / tailored event catering services & inspiring, innovative food design approach (finest UK and International produce sourced).
Launching new Food production arm of company in spring 2020 – currently servicing three large London-based accounts with rapid expansion confirmed.
Production range: seasonal, inspired healthy-tasty offering of soups, salads, sandwiches, wraps, Japanese-Asian (chef specials, ramen, donburi, curries), Italian (pasta) and British favourites including vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options.
Large, well maintained and structured production kitchen operation (established systems) and offices based at central South London location.
Food production sales: £12,000 net per week (rapid expansion confirmed from this year onward)

ROLE DESCRIPTION
Supported by a team of five chefs (four chefs plus part-time production chef to deputise on your days off), liaising closely with the sales and delivery departments
Responsible for the daily smooth running and organisation of the Food Production operation to deliver on large orders – leading and supervising the team to ensure high standards of quality and freshness are maintained (to recipe spec)
Stock management: ordering, supplier relations, inventory / wastage control, invoices, stock audits, maintaining food cost target
Kitchen compliance records (procedures), maintenance of kitchen & equipment, EHO relations
Kitchen admin and reporting, budgeting, logistics, meetings
Company ethos: championing eco-green best working practises, recognition-reward and work-life balance values whilst offering good levels of trust and autonomy. Encouraging ownership, ideas and input. Opportunity to get involved in pitching for new accounts with rapid food production account expansion confirmed.

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES
This role would suit a confident Chef with a background in contract catering and / or fresh food production.
A chef with great energy levels and attention to detail; a methodical approach with the ability to organise and prioritise work effectively; good team / work ethic and communication skills.

SALARY & BENEFITS
Start package: £35,000 basic salary plus paid overtime (£40,000 pa)
Permanent full-time contract subject to standard 3 months probationary period; offering courses as required; workplace pension option; 28 days paid annual leave; staff discounts; Supplier FAM trips; laundered uniform; meals on duty
Contracted to work 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm over 5 days incl. weekends (40 hrs incl. standard breaks)
Immediate 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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