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£25,600 – £30,000 a year

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Skills and Qualification

Inventory control and management

Managing a kitchen’s budget

Purchasing of ingredients and kitchen equipment

Hiring and training kitchen staff

Menu creation

Maintaining hygienic and safe kitchen practices

Plating design

National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ) like a Diploma in Cookery.

 Level -2 professional cookery.

Or Higher National Diploma (HND),

Level 3- Professional Cookery Diploma

Experience- Minimum one year’s experience as a chef in a Café or a Restaurant environment.

If you have the skills and confidence to lead a team in creating and delivering exceptional dishes throughout the day, then you have what it takes to be a Head Chef at Ru Café Dockside.

You’ll head up a diverse, inclusive and supportive team, making sure morale stays as high as the standard of service at all times.

It’s a challenging role with exacting targets and high standards, but there are few as rewarding.

In return, we’ll give you an industry-leading pay package, flexible hours to suit your lifestyle, and in-role support from our Area Chefs to ensure your wellbeing. You’ll also get incredible opportunity for career progression and the training to make sure you succeed, plus access to an impressive array of benefits.

  • Free food and drinks when working from our restaurant menus
  • Dued App, our one-stop online platform, keeps you up-to-date with information, news and online courses
  • Regular awards for exceptional performance
  • Come and join an energetic team of like-minded people, with great career progression and relocation opportunities to set you on your hospitality journey.

Are you outgoing, warm and friendly? Do you come alive in a buzzing, fast-paced environment? If so, you’ve got the raw ingredients we need at Ru Café, join us and we’ll help you refine your skills and forge a future with us.

From the moment you arrive, you’ll find an inclusive and supportive atmosphere, with structured employment paths and training at every level to ensure your confidence, and your career, grows along with us.

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