Deputy Head Chef

Job Description:

Assisting the Head Chef to ensure the smooth running of the food operation including the maintenance and cleaning of the the kitchen.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To ensure agreed food standards are maintained at all times..
  • To monitor the quality of deliveries and take appropriate action where necessary.
  • To ensure that we comply with HACCP and health and safety procedures.
  • Ensure stock levels and ordering of food items is kept under control to minimise wastage whilst maintaining food GP%.
  • Ensure the Food Safety Management Procedures are followed and maintained.
  • To assist in the training of staff.
  • To liaise with floor staff and other departments to ensure guest satisfaction and smooth running of service.
  • To optimise profitability of the outlet and ensure that all relevant costs are controlled in line with the budget.

Key Behaviours:

  • Minimum Level 2 in Health & Safety
  • Food Safety Level 3 preferred not essential
  • Strong leadership, motivational and teamwork skills
  • Organised and excellent time management skill
  • A flexible attitude
  • Experience in all relevant disciplines


  • Departmental training experience
  • Experienced with various cuisine
  • Computer literacy