Head Chef, (Executive Chef) Brewhemia, Edinburgh and Lothians

Posted on May 5, 2021 | Start date May 17, 2021

Salary:Salaried, paid four weekly, £50-£55k pa DOE. Tip share via Tipjar scheme
Hours:48 hours
Days:5 from 7, weekends required with rotation
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: 250; Dinner: 300; Breakfast: 100
Food type:Modern Scottish with inspirations from the Alps and Bavaria
Full-time chefs:12 chefs plus kitchen porters
Job description:

Brewhemia is the largest restaurant and bar in Edinburgh based in the heart of the Old Town, adjacent to Waverley Station and offering a menu that is inspired by its unique decor and draws on the Scottish humour that embodies the venue.

As Head Chef you are an integral part of the senior management team and will oversee and manage all aspects of the day to day operation of the kitchens whilst supervising and developing the brigade.

You will have a strong background in restaurant cooking and an ability to innovate and evolve.

You will ensure the highest standards of food preparation and delivery as well as effective communication across all sections of the kitchens.

Your input into menu development and creation will be pivotal and ensure the quality and seasonality of dishes. An entrepreneurial flair for identifying opportunities and trends is welcomed and ideas are always considered.

You will ensure targets are met in relation to payroll and food costs and that the brigade comply with all health & safety and food policies and procedures.

The successful candidate will:

Be available to start in May
Have previous experience working in a high volume restaurant environment
Embody a love and passion for food and the ability to innovate and elevate
Be passionate about delivering high quality, seasonal food
Be able to effectively manage, motivate and lead a brigade of 20
Have the ability to develop and train a team to continuously improve
Be a clear communicator and key team member

In return the package includes:

An environment that will enable you to develop your knowledge and showcase your skills
50% staff discount on al food and drinks
Enrolment into the company pension scheme
If you are looking to further your career, work in one of the most iconic venues in the capital and take the business to the next level - apply now


Minimum 3 years as head chef in high volume restaurant environment

How to apply:

Send a copy of your CV and cover letter to Daniel.wylie@clg.co.uk

Work for partners:

Contact details:Daniel.wylie@clg.co.uk | www.brewhemia.co.uk
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