Job: Management Couple - Quality Head Chef & Manager

Management Couple - Quality Head Chef & Manager
£40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus;Live-in; Progression; Meals
Permanent
Cumbria
MANAGEMENT COUPLE REQUIRED - GASTRO PUB WITH ROOMS

MUST BE A STRONG HEAD CHEF & MANAGER

SMALL COUNTRY 12 BEDROOM HOTEL WITH STUNNING RESTAURANT & BAR FRESH QUALITY LOCALLY SOURCED PRODUCE & ALES

LOCATION: PENRITH AREA, CUMBRIA

SALARY - £40,000 TO £45,000 PLUS BONUS + 4 BEDROOM LIVE-IN ACCOMMODATION ATTACHED TO PROPERTY

CHANCE OF TAKING OVER A BIGGER ROLE WITHIN THE COMPANY AT A LATER STAGE


My client is a successful established operator with a quality small country house hotel with busy , quality 100 cover restaurant operation serving delicious locally sourced produce to the highest of standards with meats sourced locally and everything made on the premises except for the breads.

The operation has a fantastic reputation and is busy with regular local customers, visitors to this destination venue and also is a good base for various local clubs. It is busy on both lunchtimes and evenings.

This busy pub/restaurant serves good wholesome fresh locally sourced pub food alongside a large selection of real ales and we are looking for someone who is passionate about food & real ale. We are looking for real 'mine-hosts' who can build up strong relationships with regulars and people visiting for the first time.

The successful couple will be a combination of a good strong quality Head Chef who can run a small strong team and produce food to the highest of standards whilst motivating and managing alongside a Manager who can manage the food & beverage, breakfasts, housekeeping and service in both the restaurant and bar, managing and motivating the team, recruiting where necessary and training and developing them to provide the best service possible. It is important that we find someone at Head Chef level, but we are happy to look at someone who is anything from Duty management upwards as full support and training can be given so long as the successful manager has the right attitude.

Both roles are extremely HANDS-ON and we are looking for people who are quite happy to get stuck in.

There is great support from an office who will look after all bookings, correspondence, stocktaking , reception etc.

We are looking for a couple who can provide amazing service and who can taking control of the business to deliver their ideas and also work hard to develop the business further.

There is a real opportunity for the successful couple to progress into a bigger role and be an actual major part of the actual business. The possibilities are endless !!!




Requirements:

* Previous experience as a Management Couple of a busy fresh food quality restaurant/gastro pub offering
* Experience of high volume operations
* Previous experience within a quality branded or independent large gastro pub/restaurant operation would be considered or ideally a mixture of both
* The ability to run the operation as if it were your own busy whilst being happy to work with the owner & of the pub/restaurant and take on board their ideas whilst working to develop it further
* Great personality & the ability to speak to customers from all walks of life
* Strong back of house skills with the ability to drive sales, manage stock and maintain and grow GPs.
* Experienced quality Head Chef alongside a real front of house host and front person for the business with the ability to develop strong relationships with local people and great new business with visitors, maintaining and constantly improving food & service.

Package:

The starting salary for this role is up to £45,000 plus bonus. There is also great 4 bedroom live-in accommodation with living and dining room with meals on duty with only utility bills & council tax to pay. There is a strong potential of this role progressing even bigger with the suitable couple playing an a major part in the running of the company.

The accommodation would suit a couple or family - but NO PETS due to the nature of the business

If you are interested in this position please send your CV across in word format or call 0161 233 5883.

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