We are on the lookout for an outstanding Executive Chef to lead our culinary ventures across two unique settings: a sustainable, 2AA rosette floating restaurant and a riverside street kitchen nestled within its adjoining gardens.
As a key member of the senior leadership team, you will be entrusted with shaping the culinary identity of these distinct environments, where innovation and sustainability are core principles.
Your role will involve creating menus that embrace the seasons, showcase local resources, and reflect our unwavering commitment to sustainability.
- Oversee operations across three kitchens and two distinct food offerings.
- Lead a dynamic culinary team, setting and maintaining high standards of excellence.
- Plan budgets and finances for the kitchen.
- Develop recipes and menus inline with target GPs and labour percentages.
- Set kitchen policies, processes and procedures together with the Head Chef.
- Oversee health and safety and food safety across all kitchens
- Scheduling of team.
- Organising, employing, training and motivating staff both back of house and front of house
Our Ideal Candidate:
- Previous proven experience in a 2AA Rosette or higher-rated establishment
- A passionate commitment to creating innovative and seasonal dishes.
- Enthusiastic and quick-thinking, thriving in a dynamic, multifaceted culinary environment.
- Collaborates effectively, has strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
- Demonstrates strong business acumen
- Excels at project management and is organised
What We Offer:
- Regular staff events
- Staff meals and soft drinks during shifts
- Personal development and training courses
- Generous staff discounts across our brands
- Company laptop
- Pay on Demand
Supplemental Pay Types:
- Performance related bonus
Application Question: Are you currently located within commuting distance to Hackney Wick, East London, or are you considering relocating to the area?
Work Authorisation: Candidates must have the legal right to work in the United Kingdom.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £50,000.00-£65,000.00 per year
- Company events
- Company pension
- Cycle to work scheme
- Discounted or free food
- Employee discount
- Sick pay
About Barge East:
Barge East is a unique floating restaurant located on the banks of the River Lee Navigation in London. Renowned for its exceptional dining experience, the restaurant offers a distinctive blend of delectable cuisine and a picturesque setting aboard a repurposed barge. Barge East is committed to redefining the dining landscape and providing guests with an unforgettable culinary journey.