The primary purpose of
the Senior Chef is to support the Head Chef and / or Sous Chef and be part of the team. You are a leader, trainer and mentor to Junior Chefs and Kitchen Hands.
A Senior Chef is a developmental role with the aim to expand on already strong cookery skills, as well as management skills, so as to one day run the kitchen.
Previous experience within a commercial kitchen is a must.
Requirements for the role :
A minimum of 2 years experience in a commercial kitchen
Always lead your team in striving for excellence in everything that you do
Motivate and lead the team during your shifts
Work in line with the venue and Kāpura’s expectations
Create and control an upbeat culture within the team
Show excellent communication and listening skills for your team and customers
Ensure all operational processes and procedures are adhered to
Ensure FOH and BOH cohesion at all times
Identify potential service issues and act accordingly to avoid them
Handle complaints with empathy and ensure a more than satisfactory outcome for our customers
Always portray a positive attitude, be happy, smiling and having fun
What's in it for you? As ever, we're extremely passionate about the development of our team and provide everyone with industry leading training, a clear structure for career progression and numerous rewards and incentives.
We offer :
A clear career path and staff progression
Quarterly performance reviews
50% off all food whilst working
25% off all food and drink when not working
Monthly employee of the month award including restaurant vouchers, sports tickets and spa & beauty vouchers
Regular on-site and company-wide incentive schemes
Support or donations with any charity & community projects you are involved in
If the Wayward Pigeon seems like a venue you would like to work for and the Senior Chef role is your next career step ...apply now!