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Head Chef

Grow, Hackney
98 Wallis Road E9 5LN

Posted: 13 May 2021

Deadline: 27 Jun 2021

Compensation: £13 - £14 per hour

Paid Full-time Part-time Flexible hours Permanent


Job description

Job Title: Head Chef 

Reporting To: Executive Chef & Kitchen Manager 

Responsible For: Kitchen Team 

Location: Grow, Hackney (E9 5LN) and working from home

Estimated Hours of Work: Full time, Immediate Start

COMPANY

Grow is an independent and grassroots cultural space with international impact, based in Hackney Wick. Since 2014, our aim is to remove financial barriers to extend opportunities to enjoy a creative & nurturing environment whilst exploring ecological and social sustainability. Grow spans genres & celebrates diverse culture from around the globe to down the road. The venue includes a busy bar, kitchen & outdoor areas from which people enjoy good food, drinks & cultural & community events.

PURPOSE OF ROLE

You are responsible for leading on Grow’s brand and core values relating to our food offer. You aim to ensure that every customer’s experience of Grow is of the best quality, unique, interesting and memorable and one which they will recommend to others. 

THE MENU

Grow’s menu is inspired by the wholesome and affordable food from Europe and The Middle East, with an emphasis on sustainability. Our menu is primarily plant-led but we also offer ethically sourced meat options. We work with small independent businesses who share our values. 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • To work alongside the chef consultant to plan, prepare and deliver the menu for Grow kitchen consistently and to a high standard

  • To be responsible to preparation of menu items and planning any necessary menu changes

  • To ensure the menu is delivered in high-quality and served at speed to ensure customers have an excellent service as part of their overall experience 

  • Reporting issues and problems and arranging for repairs in the kitchen and storage areas when necessary 

  • Delegating jobs to the KP and other staff and ensuring their time is used efficiently 

  • Be responsible for all aspects of food safety, HS and COSHH

  • Maintain legislation, compliance and due diligence

OTHER

  • Good communication skills to foster a climate of cooperation and respect between co-workers

  • Embrace a vibrant working environment with a passionate team who support and champion its offerings and each other

Licences:

  • Food Hygiene level 2

Proposed work hours: 

  • Daytimes, evenings and weekends essential 

Application information

Email lola@growhackney.co.uk with a CV as soon as possible.

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About Grow, Hackney

Grow is an independent and grassroots cultural space with international impact, based in Hackney Wick. Since 2014, our aim is to remove financial barriers to extend opportunities to enjoy a creative & nurturing environment whilst exploring ecological and social sustainability. Grow spans genres & celebrates diverse culture from around the globe to down the road. The venue includes a busy bar, kitchen & outdoor areas from which people enjoy good food, drinks & cultural & community events.