Head Chef: Visa sponsorship

Regginas Restaurant

About us

We are a small, family run restaurant in the heart of Botley Village, SO30 2EA. We provide a professional fine dining experience serving authentic Italian cuisine, using only fresh and seasonal produce.

We are seeking a talented and experienced Head Chef to lead our kitchen team in delivering exceptional culinary experiences. The successful candidate will oversee all kitchen operations, menu planning, and food preparation to ensure high-quality dishes are served consistently.


– Lead and manage the kitchen team, providing guidance and support.

– Plan and develop innovative menus in line with culinary trends, customer preferences and restaurant requirements.

– Oversee food preparation, ensuring dishes are prepared to the highest standards.

– Maintain food safety standards and hygiene regulations in the kitchen.

– Monitor inventory levels and order supplies as needed.

– Train kitchen staff on cooking techniques, recipes, and safety procedures.

– Collaborate with restaurant management to meet financial targets and maintain cost controls.


– Proven experience as a Head Chef or similar role in a busy restaurant environment.

– Excellent cooking skills with a passion for culinary arts.

– Strong leadership abilities to motivate and manage a diverse team.

– In-depth knowledge of kitchen operations, food production, and menu planning.

– Understanding of food safety regulations and best practices.

– Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

– Culinary qualifications or relevant certifications are desirable.

About the business:

-Open 6.5 days/week – Lunch and Dinner, Monday to Saturday and Sunday lunch.

-Kitchen Team size of approx. 10 staff.

-2000 – 3000 covers a month.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £36,000.00-£41,000.00 per year


  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • UK visa sponsorship

Supplemental pay types:

  • Tips


  • Head Chef: 2 years (required)
  • Cooking: 5 years (required)

Work Location: In person

Expected start date: 10/06/2024

To apply for this job please visit www.glassdoor.co.uk.