Job title: Head Chef
Hours: 25 hours per week
Salary: £10.00 per hour
Location: Princethorpe Court, Princethorpe Way, Coventry CV3 2SJ
We are looking to recruit a Head Chef to set up and manage the catering facility at Princethorpe Court in Coventry.
Eating well is one of life’s great pleasures, the Restaurant will be the hub of the community and our Head Chef will be ensuring its success. Menu planning and budgeting, catering for special dietary requirements and providing a mouth-watering a la carte service will be the order of the day.
Operating a predominantly a daytime service and occasional evenings, we require a Head Chef to provide a quality dining experience in brand new restaurant. You will be responsible for providing homemade traditional and local variation themed food, creating speciality menus and recipes to offer our residents an excellent choice of nutritionally balanced meals.
You will oversee all kitchen staff and ensure a commitment to the highest standards of hygiene at all times, making sure health and safety standards are adhered to. Maintaining the kitchen and food stores you’ll also ensure menu’s are prepared within budget.
The restaurant caters for between 28-30 covers each day so you should have experience of working in a similar sized operation and be qualified to NVQ2 or equivalent. You will be required to run the kitchen to a high standard and have a presence at front of house so experience of customer service is required.
The ExtraCare Charitable Trust (www.extracare.org.uk) enables older people to enjoy a healthier, happier and more independent future by integrating their homes, care and lifestyle. Founded in 1988, ExtraCare is a registered charity based in Coventry. It operates 3,848 homes within 14 retirement villages and 17 smaller housing schemes. Each village or scheme has 5 to 18 social, health and leisure facilities that are accessible to more than 4,400 residents 3,000 volunteers and local people representing all age groups living in surrounding communities. ExtraCare’s 60 Charity Shops help fund care and well-being services for older people living in its villages and schemes.
All roles maybe subject to an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory references.