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Wagamama - Head Cook

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20 Jul 2022
be you be a senior sous chef essex

wagamama to nourish yourself + nourish others. inspired by fast paced, japanese ramen bars. wagamama brings the fresh flavours of asia to all

the perks + quirks you get when joining the magic

a brilliant salary of £37,750 on target earnings per annum (dependent on restaurant)

an average of 9.6 hours per shift, 5 days a week. 2 days off per week

dedicated 6-week training programme when you start

internal development programmes to support you to progress

apprenticeship opportunities (including degree level) gain national qualifications

medical insurance + company pension scheme

30% discount at wagamama + other trg brands when dining with friends + family

clean chef whites on every shift

company pension scheme

financial wellbeing support

on target earnings rate is inclusive of a bonus potential up to £3,000

what does a senior sous chef at wagamama do?

depending on the shift you work, you may start as early as 7am or finish as late as midnight. you will work an average of 9.6 hours per shift

create a positive kitchen environment where your team feel welcomed + cared for

share your passion + knowledge of wagamama food, ingredients + cooking techniques with your whole team

work alongside your head chef to train the whole team to ensure quality + consistency in every dish served

manage the line effectively to ensure all food is delivered on time, meeting demands of service

deal with guest feedback + implement appropriate action plans, spotting opportunities to improve the teams performance

you support your head chef to effectively control gross profit + labour budgets

you understand the business, it's goals + objectives

ensure your kitchen is always clean + safe for your team + guests

you make sure you follow food safety and health + safety standards throughout your shift

you work with your head chef to manage the maintenance + upkeep of your kitchen

about you what we re looking for

you've got demonstrable experience leading a team in a fast-paced kitchen

you're a real people person, with a passion for food + achieving results with your team

you're experienced working with online delivery companies + running a takeout operation

you've got a good understanding of how to control gross profit + manage a labour budget

your previous kitchens are always clean, safe + you have a strong understanding of food safety + health and safety procedures

you have a good understanding of budgets + p&l + financial targets

you're passionate about people, you care about your guests + your team, creating a positive place to be

you always recognise succession is vital + have previously helped to build strong talent pipelines by developing your teams

you're a brilliant communicator, own what you do + embraces change

wagamama is a leading hospitality brand that actually cares about creating a positive impact on our people + the communities we re in. so if you believe in positive eating, in positive living + you re ready to do something truly revolutionary, then come join us + be you. be wagamama

if that sounds like you, click apply!

wagamama is an equal opportunity employer. we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees when submitting your details, please let us know if you require any support or adjustments during the interview process
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  • Job Reference: 662712915-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Wagamama
  • Location: Essex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent