About This Position

Head Chef
£34000.00 to £37000.00 per year Live in available, -20% discount,Career Pathw
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Head Chef

Crown Tavern, Lee

Nearest train stations - Lee station/Hither Green station 


About Us:

Situated on Burnt Ash Hill five minutes walk from Lee train station in South London. Serving the very best in Modern British cooking using the best seasonal ingredients, lovingly prepared by our team of talent chefs. Our menus are matched with our ever changing range of craft beer and cask ales, fabulous cocktails and extensive wines from around the world. We have a variety of areas to enjoy, from large and airy dining room, quaint front bar or our first floor Francis baring room with its very own balcony and private bar. So whatever the occasion we have a space for you.


Our offer to our new Head Chef

- Head Chefs get to have full autonomy to create your own menu’s and specials.

- Up to £37,000 per annum plus live in 

- 28 days holiday per year

- Average working hours will be 48 per week

- 20% discount in all Young’s & Geronimo pubs and hotels

- Access to our Apprenticeship Scheme, development programmes and Chef Academy


What we look for in a Head Chef;

This role requires someone that can inspire a team, to bring out the potential and lead by example whilst being able to develop, cost and produce fresh seasonal menus for the variety of revenue streams within the business.

- Have experience championing excellent service through quality food either as a Head Chef or in the position of Sous Chef.

- Demonstrate a passion for leading and developing a team

- Be an active hands-on team player with excellent communication skills

- Be responsible and able to manage the kitchen staff rota, training and all health and safety effectively at all times

- Be able to demonstrate your creativity and ability to design and deliver new dishes for our menus and daily specials

- Demonstrate great planning and organisational skills, necessary to maintain effective controls with regard to both GP and labour

- Have a pro-active approach to driving sales and delivering growth, through engagement with both kitchen and front of house teams


 ‘Thanks for your interest in working with Youngs’

 “We believe in developing our people to delight our customers”

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