Head Chef/talented Sous Chef

We are looking for a Head Chef/talented Sous Chef ready for the next step. An exciting opportunity to join and grow with us at Isha Patisserie which is located in one of the largest out- of-town retail park in the UK, Fosse Park.

We have recently designed a new menu that will explore the culinary world and heighten your standards as a chef. We have created a new fun and upbeat environment specialising in pastries, breakfast, lunch, desserts and coffee and afternoon tea.


With the skill set made up of many varying responsibilities including:

  • Controlling and directing the food preparation process
  • Managing, guiding and working closely with other Chefs of all levels
  • Creating menu items, recipes and developing dishes ensuring variety and quality at all times
  • Determining food inventory needs, stocking and ordering
  • Ultimately responsible for ensuring the kitchen meets all regulations including sanitary and food safety guidelines
  • Being responsible for health and safety and hygiene practices

To land a job as a Head Chef you will need a minimum of:

  • Level 2 Health and Safety in the Workplace Award
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience
  • Awareness of manual handling techniques
  • Awareness of Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) and chemical safety
  • Experience of kitchen equipment
  • The right to work on the UK

Alongside some of these more general skills, all good Chefs should possess:

  • Excellent knowledge of all sections
  • Ability to produce excellent high-quality food
  • Good oral and written communication
  • Team management skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm to develop your own skills and knowledge plus those around you
  • Adaptability to change and willingness to embrace new ideas and processes
  • Ability to work unsupervised and deliver quality work
  • Positive and approachable manner
  • Team player qualities

If you are enthusiastic about self-development and embrace opportunities to improve your skills and knowledge whenever possible, you could enjoy a long and rewarding career as a Head Chef.

Finding the right balance between your work and your lifestyle is really important, as a Head Chef, you will often find that your shifts include days, evenings and weekends so be sure to consider your home and family commitments and choose a career that enables you to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

If you are looking to the future, then it is good to know that career progression prospects are excellent as a Head Chef. The role provides the opportunity to learn and develop specialist skills and knowledge while developing your craft with creativity and flair.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £28,000 – £32,000.00 per year


  • Company events
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Flexitime
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount


  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Tips


  • Chef: 3 years (required)
  • Cooking: 3 years (preferred)


  • Driving Licence
  • Work Location: In person


We request only candidates that have the full legal right to work within the UK apply only. If you do not possess this, your application will be rejected.

Send your CV over to us at info@ishapatisserie.com and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch.