The Levels Country Kitchen are looking for an experienced, qualified and passionate

Head Chef to join our small and friendly team.

Head Chef will lead and manage all of the kitchen’s activities in our modern family run cafe, ensuring the highest quality and standards are relentlessly maintained while helping us to drive this exciting business forward.

• Proven experience as a Head Chef
• Proven ability of kitchen and team management 
• Outstanding communication and leadership skills
• Up-to-date with culinary trends and optimised kitchen processes
• Credentials in health and safety training
• Excellent cooking skills and passion for modern food
• An understanding of produce and ingredients
• The ability to write menus that are both creative and profitable including plant based dishes

• Key member of the management team
• Overall responsibility for daily kitchen operations
• Liaising with local suppliers to source the best ingredients 
• Maintaining the profit margins on food
• Managing, training and recruiting kitchen staff
• Control and direct the food preparation process and any other relative activities
• Construct seasonal menus ensuring the variety, quality and modern twist of the servings

  • Ensure kitchen equipment is fully serviceable, and a preventative maintenance plan is in place

  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards

  • Willing to work weekends & bank holidays

Perks of the job include - daytime role, FREE quarterly treatments at the onsite wellness SPA, staff discount across

the whole Windmill Retreat estate including self catered lodge holidays, onsite wellness SPA and cafe.

If you’re a collaborative team leader who thrives on taking responsibility, being part of a can-do team and

can consistently produce top-quality menu ideas and dishes with a modern twist - we would love to hear from you.

If interested, please send your CV and a covering letter introducing

yourself and your passion for cooking to Ilze via info@thelevelscountrykitchen.co.uk


Tel. 01823 698278

The Levels Country Kitchen,
Windmill Retreat, Main Road,
Middlezoy TA7 0PD

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