Head Chef (VC8047) Scarborough, England

Salary: GBP10 - GBP11.5 per hour + Share of Tips

Job Title - Head Chef

Reference No. – VC8047

Salary - £10.00 - £11.50 per hour

Job Type – Permanent

Location – Scarborough

The position of Head Chef as come up at a re-branded restaurant/bar in Scarborough that are looking for the right person to lead their kitchen team in providing excellent quality food in a family friendly atmosphere.  This position would require the applicant to have the ability to work in a fast-paced busy kitchen environment and be able to prepare and serve buffets and food menus to both small and large functions.

The Company – Operating on the north side of Scarborough this busy family friendly venue specialises in excellent quality food over breakfast, lunch & dinner also offering a private area where they can cater for functions offering buffets or freshly prepared menu items.


  • Manage & lead a small kitchen team in delivering a 1st class service including training and motivation
  • Ensure all dietary requirements are met
  • Producing staff rotas for the venue
  • To ensure all compliance with food hygiene, health and safety and cleanliness of the kitchen
  • Assist in planning and writing menus alongside the business owner including costings
  • Stock management including purchasing & control of wastage
  • To ensure the correct use of equipment and report any maintenance issues
  • To support the Business Owner in ensuring that all food departments run efficiently to maximise profitability
  • To work as part of the team with the Front of House Managers to support and cover each other when required


  • Experience in a fast-paced busy kitchen environment
  • Experience in food costings
  • Food Hygiene Level 2 or above
  • NVQ Catering Qualifications
  • Allergen Awareness

Benefits – The role of Head Chef is offering an hourly wage of up to £11.50 working a minimum of 40 hours a week over 5 days out of 7, this would include mornings, evenings, weekends and bank holidays, on straight shifts only.  You will also receive a share of the tips and 40% staff discount on food items and this venue and its sister venue located in Scarborough.

For further details please contact Rob Lazenby at Castle Hospitality on 01723 500643