Head Chef- Bonfire


Searcys is an iconic collection of restaurants, bars and venues, who are committed to delivering a luxurious experience through our inspiring settings, exceptionally high standard of product and engaging service.

We are looking for individuals to help us grow our iconic collection and delivering memorable experiences for our guests.

We are now looking for an experienced Head Chef to run the team at Bonfire, located within the Barbican. At Bonfire, we are dedicated to producing your comfort food favourites from succulent burgers accompanied by moreish sides to plenty of indulgent desserts and milkshakes. This is a relaxed, fun environment where the team are exceptionally fun and great to work with!

1. What we are looking for

  • Proven experience as a Head Chef
  • Proven ability of kitchen management
  • Strong leadership skills leadership
  • To deliver company standards
  • Excellent team leading skills
  • Up-to-date with culinary trends and kitchen processes
  • Health and Safety and Food Safety qualifications
  • Passionate
  • Team Player

We want someone who can motivate, lead and create enthusiasm within their kitchen !


2. Job role expectations

  • Controls wastage and records / reports all wastage
  • To control food preparation
  • To approve all dishes before service
  • To monitor & control stock levels
  • To ensure all menus and dishes are to company specification
  • To implement and ensure the company Health & Safety Policy is met at all times and uphold health and safety requirements
  • To deal with any customer returned food in a timely manner
  • To ensure the kitchen runs smoothly on a daily basis
  • To identify recruitment needs and agree action plan in a timely manner


3. What's in it for you

  • Starting competitive salary
  • 25% discount to all our retail venues which include our Champagne bars
  • Paid for development training courses
  • EAP, life and gym benefits

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