Head Chef


Rocksalt Restaurant, Bar and Rooms, located in Folkestone Harbour is now recruiting for a new Head Chef to drive this successful and established business forward. Rocksalt has been awarded many accolades since opening in 2011, not least making it into The Caterer Top 100 Restaurants in the UK, and currently holds 2 AA Rosettes. Rocksalt serves the best in locally sourced, seasonal produce from the South Kent Coast and surrounding Countryside, with a strong leaning towards Fish and Seafood. Rocksalt is also the flagship site within The Rocksalt Group, which includes Little Rock Beach Restaurant, The Wife of Bath and The Pickled Egg Pub Company. We are looking for a hard-working, creative and passionate industry professional with several years high end experience at Head Chef level. You will responsible for the smooth running of a busy 5 day a week kitchen, working alongside the group Executive Chef to create all seasonal menus and with full accountability for the performance of the site. This is an amazing opportunity for someone who is truly passionate about fresh, innovative food, In return for your hard work you will receive an excellent salary, fantastic working conditions and company benefits including: - Profit Share - Joining and Retention bonuses - Staff Discounts - Private Medical Insurance - Company Pension - Regular staff incentives such as performance bonuses - Supplier visits - Cooking opportunities at off-site events

Working at Rocksalt

The award winning restaurant rocksalt and the fabulous fish and chip restaurant the smokehouse are both in folkestone. there are also four boutique “bolt hole” en-suite rooms to accompany them. A few miles away in the heart of Ickham, near Canterbury, we have the quintessential food-led british pub called The Duke William, which also has four newly refurbished en-suite rooms. Finally, The Wife of Bath restaurant in Wye, near Ashford; newly opened and serving Northern Spanish inspired dishes, the restaurant also has five beautifully refurbished en-suite rooms.

About You

Have a proven track record in delivering the highest quality dishes in a busy and pressured environment. It will be your responsibility to make sure every dish that leaves the kitchen is of the highest standard. • Be proactive in developing the rest of the kitchen team, inspiring them to progress as chefs within the industry. • Full responsibility for ordering and controlling of stock whilst maintaining the highest health and safety practices throughout the kitchen. • Creative control alongside The Group Executive Chef for all seasonal menus

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Head Chef - Rocksalt