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Head Chef

Job Type: Pub – Kitchen

Location: The Olive Branch

Fabulous Opportunity - Open Kitchen
The sensational Olive Branch in the heart of Wimborne is impressive in every respect. The pub offers guests great food options from the relaxed Pantry to more formal dining in the restaurant with its open kitchen. The Olive Branch caters for breakfast lunch and dinner and has a superb outside terrace and garden - the best in Wimborne.
Job Specification - apply if you are:
  • A highly organised Head Chef with experience in branded high volume service
  • Dependable and resilient with a broad food knowledge
  • Able to work to precise specifications for cooking and presentation
  • A good leader able to inspire and motivate your kitchen team
  • A chef that enjoys the buzz of a busy service
  • Able to follow and enforce food safety and hygiene standards
  • Looking for a chef job that offers security and long term prospects
  • Seeking an employer that recognizes and rewards commitment and talent
 As Head Chef at the Olive Branch you will receive:
  • A sensible work life balance with 5 days working, consistent hours and excellent conditions
  • A starting salary of up to £35,000 per year plus a highly achievable bonus scheme of £1000 paid 3 times per year
  • Incentives and rewards for outstanding performance
  • Training and career development opportunities
  • All the support you need to succeed
  • Previous experience as a senior chef in a similar role and the ability to thrive in a high paced and exciting kitchen is essential.
Previous experience and knowledge of leading operations in a managed pub or restaurant service is essential. If you share our values and have the skills, drive and commitment to produce consistent high quality, to specification, under time and volume pressure, apply today.  
Knowledge, skills and attributes required:
  • A highly organised Head Chef with experience in branded high volume service
  • An exceptional leader able to inspire and motivate your kitchen team
benefits you'll get:
  • A highly achievable bonus scheme of £1000 paid 3 times per year
  • Training and career development opportunities
Where you'll work:

The Olive Branch

The Olive Branch

A historic Dorset pub and dining room in the heart of Wimborne

Housed in a Grade II listed building (and home to 12 white doves), the 2003 transformation of the Olive Branch is credited with kick-starting Wimborne’s emergence as a foodie destination. Named after the Roman practice of hanging olive branches outside taverns as tokens of peace, this local haunt offers a little escape from the everyday. From relaxed dining in the Pantry, to toasting the weekend in the amazing bar, you can make your occasion (however big or small) that bit more special in this characterful and contemporary inn. And if that’s not enough, outside you’ll find the stunning terrace and garden (the best in Wimborne) - the perfect place to relax on a sunny evening.

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