Kitchen Manager - High-Volume Branded Operation

Berkeley Scott
28000.00 GBP Annual
09 Sep 2017
07 Oct 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Kitchen Manager - High-Volume Branded Operation (Strong Reputable Brand!)
Location: Stone
Salary: GBP28,000-31,000 + 50% Bonuses (OTE: GBP40,000+!!!)

* You MUST have strong branded restaurant experience. As you'll be living out, you MUST drive and have a car! *

Berkeley Scott are extremely proud to be recruiting in partnership with this industry-recognised operator. Our client a highly-regarded branded restaurant operation is looking for a highly experienced and hands-on Kitchen Manager with strong branded experience to assist in the running of their busy and popular operation.

We are looking for a successful Kitchen Manager with key experience in all levels of branded kitchen management with a strong commercial acumen, high volume experience and financial understanding of the business.

You will be a natural leader, and get a real kick out of coaching, developing your team and leading them on to even greater success!

As this is not a purely office-based role, you will need to enjoy being a hands-on leader and managing at the coalface. You should also be tech-savvy to an extent and able to use up-to-date software packages for the likes of ordering, GP control and team rostering - though you will be able to delegate these types of tasks in order to develop your junior management team.

The successful Kitchen Manager will have a talent for driving brigades of 10-20 chefs increasing quality and consistency, sales and revenue through a multipronged approach is perhaps more important. You will need an organised and consultative approach, be able to develop the already solid team around you to support you - all the while, keeping customer satisfaction as your yardstick.

The culture here is really key to the success of the operation - As such, you should be an incredible motivator, trainer, coach and manager of people. You should hold your teams' progression as paramount to their continued growth as a team and as individuals, which can only help the business to thrive.

This can only be achieved through consistently delivering the exceptional experience for all customers with the highest standard of service, quality and safety.

Required Experience:

* Solid proven Kitchen Manager or Head Chef experience in a busy, high volume, branded operation.
* Some evidence of financial knowledge (GPs, quality/portion control) or at least a knowledge of the impact it has on the business
* Strong knowledge of Back of House procedures
* A real personality - fun, passionate, charismatic, enthusiastic, people-focused and adaptable to all personalities.
* A great communicator - excellent at developing relationships with the team and others involved
* Previous strong experience of running a busy, high-volume kitchen with a passion for and proven experience.

If you are successful you will be joining a great company and benefit from:

-A competitive salary
-A fantastic bonus structure
-Staff discounts
-Pension scheme
-Excellent training and development opportunities
-A dynamic, changing and developing company

This is a quality company with an excellent reputation and offers great scope for future development.

In order to ensure your enquiry with regards to this position is dealt with quickly, please send in an up-to-date copy of your Curriculum Vitae in a Word Document format. If this role does not fully match your needs please visit our website, for similar opportunities.
Posting History

Berkeley Scott is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.