Chef Jobs Sunderland

My Delhi Indian Streetery

Skilled Tandoori Chef

Job Description

My Delhi is on the lookout for an experienced and creative Skilled Tandoori Chef Chef to join our team.

As a Tandoori Chef you will be skilled in using the traditional tandoor oven to cook breads and traditional Indian dishes.

You will be a leader that can command the respect of the kitchen and ensure the team is delivering to your exceptionally high standards.

Key responsibilities

  • You will manage and lead on the tandoor and ensure you are delivering as per the standard operating procedures of My Delhi
  • Supervise and mentor junior kitchen chefs
  • Ensuring correct stock rotation procedures are followed.
  • You must have a good understanding of all roles within a busy Indian kitchen and be able to perform other roles
  • You are able to effectively work under pressure and in a busy environment
  • You will be responsible for ensuring smooth operations of a busy kitchen ensuring presentation and quality is of the highest standards
  • Ensuring costs are being controlled and kept in line with budget
  • You will maintain strict controls around food hygiene legislation with a full understanding of food safety laws, ensuring adherence and compliance
  • Assist restaurant manager with menu planning and development, crafting new ideas and dishes in line with My Delhi’s vision


  • You have a minimum of 5 years working as a tandoori chef experience
  • You have an excellent knowledge of the tandoor, a master of marinades and baking breads in the tandoor oven
  • You have a passion for food and hospitality
  • You lead by example and create a motivating place to work and can get the best out of people.
  • You have a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of laws and legislation of a restaurant
  • Good team player able to follow the instruction of the Head Chef and Executive Chef.
  • Able to organise the section including, maintenance of equipment and cleaning as per the cleaning schedule.
  • Ensures material management that include, ordering, stocking and inventory of the ingredients required in the section.
  • Ensure relevant hygiene and health and safety standards are maintained within the kitchen.
  • Any qualifications from UK or overseas in catering, cooking, kitchen, and restaurant management is preferred.


  • Salary: £26,000
  • Free meal on shift
  • Great working environment
  • Discounts
  • Annual staff party and regular get togethers

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £26,000.00 per year


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability


  • Tandoori Chef: 5 years (preferred)

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