Head Chef, Apley Farm Shop Creamery Cafe, Daytimes Only Nr Telford, West Midlands Reference Number AFFCCHC001

Head Chef, Apley Farm Shop Creamery Cafe, Daytimes Only Nr Telford, West Midlands Reference Number AFFCCHC001

Head Chef, Apley Farm Shop Creamery Cafe, Daytimes Only Nr Telford, West Midlands

Salary dependent on experience

Apley Farm Shop Creamery Café offers Breakfast, Lunch and Tea in the beautiful converted barns at Apley Farm Shop on the Apley Estate between Bridgnorth and Telford.

We use excellent quality ingredients from our butcher and deli, sourced from the local area and the Apley Estate to make delicious seasonal dishes.

The Creamery has 6o seats, but we are particularly busy during the school holidays and at weekends with additional outside seating in the summer and outside catering and BBQs as required. Afternoon tea is now established as a popular offering

We and our customers expect great value, high quality but simple seasonal dishes to be produced within a short order time (15 mins) to satisfy our lunchtime customers.

We don’t serve evening meals. We are open 7 days per week.

We require a hard working HEAD CHEF, experienced in running a very busy small kitchen and working hands on.

Proven experience in producing excellent food but with short order times is imperative.

The candidate must be experienced in aspects of kitchen management

Costings and gross margins
Labour rota and cost management
Control of waste and management of stock
Compliance with all food safety and hygiene regulations
Immaculate hygiene conditions at all times.

Normally the kitchen is staffed by a team of 3-4 including washing up.

As part of the overall team, which as well as the café includes an indoor Playbarn which offers snacks and party food and a Farm Shop and Butcher, the candidate must work well within the wider team as well as the kitchen and café FOH teams.

Weekend working will be required. We are not open in the evening.

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