Chefs use a variety of methods to produce food. The Head Chef will manage all aspects of the kitchen from the kitchen budget and ordering food to training, recruiting and managing staff, they will set the menus and prices to ensure that they are creative and profitable.
A good standard of education, a BTEC/HND in hospitality or catering would be an advantage. You may be able to get into this role via an apprenticeship.
A passion for food and cooking, good communication, stamina, physical fitness, the ability to work under pressure, high standards of cleanliness and hygiene, able to multi task, creativity and imagination to produce different menus, good organisational skills, the ability to work well as part of a team.
£16,000 to £22,000