Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £26,000.00 - £28,000.00 gross per year
  • Cambridge


Aspire Cambridge are recruiting for a Head Chef on behalf of our client based close to Lakenheath, Suffolk.

Our client is currently going through a considerable growth phase, and are looking to recruit an experienced Head Chef to join their busy kitchen. Please note, you will require your own transport as there are no links to public transport.

Possessing excellent communication and managerial skills, you will be able to efficiently manage a busy kitchen environment.

Job Description:

As a vital member of the business, you will be responsible for running a busy kitchen. This position will require an experienced Head Chef, with a real passion for the work that they do.
The main duties will include but are not limited to controlling and directing the food preparation process, overseeing junior members of the team, ordering the food and food preparation.
This exciting role will include the preparation of various menus that work on a four-week cycle. However, you will occasionally be responsible for deli-bars, and street food stalls.
As the Head Chef, you will work closely with the Site Manager, thus it is important that you display excellent communication skills, as well as the ability to work as part of a team. Like many Chef roles, it is important that you can work well under pressure.
Personal attributes:

You will already possess a mature attitude, drive and ambition, be conscientious and able to work as part of a team as well as individually.
You must enjoy the work, be tidy, organised and display excellent customer service skills.
Professional attributes and previous experience:

Experience working as a Head Chef
Food Safety Level Qualification
Good working knowledge of Health and Safety practice in hospitality.
Own transport it required due to the location
Location: Lakenheath, Suffolk
Hours:Mon to Fri , 6:30am to 4pm
Salary: £26,000 to £28,000

If you are interested in this position, feel you have the relevant skills and would like to apply please call our team on or apply online. Whilst we'd love to get back to every applicant, it is not always possible, so if you haven't heard from us within 3-5 days, please note that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Aspire Cambridge is acting as an employment agency in regards to this permanent vacancy.

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