This traditional Derbyshire family owned Gastro Pub/Restaurant with rooms is looking for an experienced Chef to Head thier award winning kitchen team.

This cosy and welcoming Derbyshire Inn within the beautiful Peak District provides modern comforts whilst still keeping its original charm. The pub uses local, fresh produce to create their fantastic yet classic menu which is ever changing to keep up with seasons and produce. Diners can eat inside or out to enjoy the menus on offer.

As Head Chef you must be able to...

  • You will need to possess the skills required for managing all aspects of the kitchen.
  • You must be able to lead and inspire your brigade, set, maintain and deliver the highest levels of excellence and food quality
  • You will work closeley with the owners with the development of the menu

Benefits ....

  • Salary of £34,000 + excellent GP related bonus
  • 1 weekend off every 4 weeks
  • Statutory Annual Holidays
  • Company Pension

Please note due to the location of the business a driving licence with transport is essential

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This is a permanent position.

All applicants will have a stable CV with excellent traceable references. The person to suit must be experienced in fresh produce to at least 2 Rosette level, must have at least 18 months full time employment as a Chef with the same employer. Should also possess NVQ level 1&2 or equivalent, and hygiene certificate.

You must either be working in or a resident in the United Kingdom to apply for this position . You must be able to prove your eligibility to work in the United Kingdom to apply for this role, you must be a UK/EU Citizen and have ILR/PR status or hold a work permit /visa with at least 2 years remaining .

In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of the eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

I would like to thank you for your interest shown in this position. Please note that we take your application very seriously, but must stress that applications will only be answered in person if they match the criteria of the position advertised. If we haven’t contacted you within 72 hours, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion for this position.

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  • Job Type: Head Chef
  • Location: Europe > UK > East Midlands > Derbyshire > Hope Valley
  • Reference: 15177MC
  • Wage: £34,000 per annum (Plus Tips and Overtime )