Chef De Partie

Have you got bags of stamina and enjoys the fast pace of working in a kitchen?

Can you stay calm and work as part of a team during a frenetic service?

Well established pub/restaurant based in Rainham Kent, looking to expand their existing team, with an immediate start ready to cover the busy Christmas period.

This is a perfect role for someone who is looking to develop their career, utilising their skills and experience within a reputable company.

As head of your section, you need to be confident enough to manage the staff working with you – and to give them clear instructions.

Must be flexible to work weekdays, evenings and weekends, especially coming over the Christmas period. This is a permanent position and hours may vary.

Salary is dependant on experience and will be discussed in the interview. A trial shift will be given if you are successful from your interview.

Key responsibilities:

Preparing, cooking and presenting dishes from the menu
Managing and training any members of staff working with you
Ensuring you and your team have high standards of food hygiene and follow the rules of health and safety
Monitoring portion and waste control to maintain profit margins

What skills do I need?

Great cooking skills
A cool head
An ability to delegate appropriately
Organisational flair
Ability to work well in a team and independently
Ability to work to a high standard during busy periods in the day
Ability to keep the kitchen and work area clean to a high standard
Must hold a minimum NVQ Level 2

You must have your own uniform (Chef Whites)
Previous experience is essential at least a minimum of a year working in a busy restaurant environment

You do not necessarily need to drive for this role, however, please bear in mind on applying that food service can finish late and public transport may not always be available.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Food and Beverage Compliance Manager

Food and Beverage Compliance Manager (Back office)

We have an exciting role to work with a market leading business who are looking for an experienced Food and Beverage Compliance Manager to join the team. You will be responsible for developing operations and procedures in the hospitality and catering teams, overseeing compliance, regulations and safety requirements in the outlets.

The purpose of this role is to deliver the food and beverage offer in all outlets, with a back of house focus, in line with company standards in a professional and safe manner.

The focus for this position will be on food preparation, food safety, brand standard specification and continuous improvement in the back of house operation.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of what excellence is in food preparation and Food Safety Standards; you will have a comprehensive understanding of Food Safety Law and Policies.

Working with Food and Beverage Compliance Manager (Front of House) and Head of the outlets, you will drive a culture of excellence and continuous improvement in the back of house operation. You will be a strong communicator and facilitator to implement changes with the kitchens and outlets.

Knowledge & Qualifications:
* Have a good understanding of Food Safety law and policies.
* Strong organisational skills.
* Ability to work on numerous projects at the same time.
* Good understanding of how to create a good dining experience for customers.
* Strong communicator and facilitator to implement changes with kitchen and serving staff.
* The ability to develop relationships and be diplomatic to bridge gaps in an organisation.
* Solid track record in developing top-line growth for a quick service or full-service restaurant.

Please note this position is not a hands on role, this is a back office compliance position within the food and beverage offering of a business.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Restaurant Manager

Our client a large grade II listed hotel based close to Birmingham and which cater for several events throughout the year are seeking an experienced Restaurant Manager to join their team.
It is vital that the new Restaurant Manager is passionate about hospitality and enjoys inspiring team members and is happy to lead and develop a team of like minded employees.
Key responsibilities
*Overall responsibility for all Bars within the hotel
*Supervise your department and assisting employees as required
*To perform Duty Manager function as required
*Monitor team performance and conduct regular appraisals
Customer Services
*To provide exceptional customer service for often large numbers of guests for restaurant, banqueting weddings and events
*Ensure team members understand customer needs and deliver the expected outcomes

Operational management
*To control operating expenses in line with budgets set by the General Manager, particularly payroll and linen
*Develop team programmes that support the organisations business strategy
*Control operating expenses in line with budgets set by the General Manager particularly payroll and linen
*Recommend procedural and profitability improvements
*Ensuring cashing up procedures are following at all times
*Maintain 5* food hygiene rating

Health and Safety

*Ensure staff are informed of and trained in safe practices and procedures in their specific work
*Ensure back of house and preparation areas are maintained and clean
*Use and store chemicals safely and according to relevant COSHH data sheets

Essential skills and experience
*You will have at least 2 years experience managing a team in a restaurant environment
*Experience planning staff rotas
*Strong motivational and empowerment skills
*Strong communication skills
Essential attributes
*Flexible
*Takes initiative
*Able to remain calm under pressure
If you want to be part of a fantastic organisation which is dedicated to developing its staff and actively making changes to drive the business forwards then please apply today for your chance to be considered for this role.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. KHR – Recruitment Specialists is a trading name of KH Recruitment Ltd Keep in touch with us online for job alerts, industry updates and market…