Kitchen Manager - Red Lion, Aston

Up to 30000 UKP per year
22 Jun 2017
20 Jul 2017
Ms Brooke Challoner
Pub Chef
Vacancy – Kitchen Manager

The Business

Average weekly turnover: £30k
Split Wet/Food: 40/60
Accommodation: Live out

At Old English Inns we really care about our people and our food. Every day brings new opportunities and experiences and together with our great training you will find the right mix of having the autonomy to run your own kitchen with the support and knowledge that comes with working in a branded food environment, enabling you to drive excellence and contribute to a successful business.

As a Head Chef/Kitchen Manager in our Hotel Restaurants and function rooms you will be working with our great branded ingredients within a premium environment to 5 star EHO standards.

We value, recognise and reward your dedication to us and many of our Chefs have worked with us for years developing in their careers, this is a professional and fun place to work and if you are a self-starter and have the right attitude then the World is your oyster!

At Old English Inns you are never treated like a number and hard work and dedication is recognised and rewarded. With us, you will get all the benefits of working as part of a larger organisation but we’re still small enough to care. Our Chefs are always included in our company activities such as our management conference and awards.

If you would like to share our Love of great food and you have experience of leading a team to manage a high-volume, food restaurant, conference and banqueting then we would love to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities.

Manage the opening and closing of the kitchen
Prepare, cook and present food to company specification
Keep kitchen clean, tidy and hygienic at all times
Work safely around kitchen equipment and monitor and deal with any maintenance issues
Ensure stock counts are accurate and completed on time
Maintain accurate food ordering and stocking levels, including kitchen materials to meet customer expectation
Manage all kitchen – related office administration and third-party contractors
Assist in delivering financial targets set for the house
Manage wastage through correct portion control and records
Train and develop staff to assist in kitchen duties
Keep up to date with new products, menus and promotions
Adhere to company policies and procedures and licensing laws
Be involved and contribute at all team meetings
Carry out instructions as given by management and head office

Who we are

Old English Inns are a collection of some of England’s historic pubs inns and hotels, steeped in history and loved for their warmth and hospitality. Whether taking time out in a pub or getting away to a hotel, we’re sure you’ll fall in love with our cosy bars, crooked walls and low beams.

Your experience with Old English Inns will be different every time: choose from over 100 pubs, inns and hotels in some of the most beautiful parts of the country across 24 counties. Discover old coaching inns, attractive town houses, thatched and timbered buildings, all individual in style, packed full of history, warm and welcoming – in market towns, countryside and seaside locations.

We’ve invested a great deal of time and efforts restoring many of our buildings to their former glory, while ensuring our facilities are firmly based in the 21st century. All of the charm of the past with the convenience of the present – a unique combination ensuring that every stay with us is different!

With informal table service and beautiful settings, this is perfect for a manager who has come from a branded food operation background with a similar style food service.

If you think you have what it takes, we'd love to hear from you.

Don’t miss this opportunity – apply now!

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