Head Chef - Mansion House Hotel - £38k +bonus

Job Ref: JO-1811-1329
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 08 November 2018
  • Reading, Berkshire, South East, England
  • £38,000 per Annum
  • Amy Henderson
  • 01635 34949
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Head Chef - Mansion House Hotel - £38k plus bonus
What is the main purpose of the role?
As Head Chef you will be involved in developing seasonal menus, daily preparation and fantastic presentation of food for all our guests who come to experience a fine dining a la carte menu in our flagship restaurant.
You will be a responsible, dedicated and strong leader with the ability to manage a brigade of talented chefs across restaurants and functions. You will be able to train and develop your team supportively and professionally. Ensuring the overall business achieves its ultimate potential in that of sales and profitability through creating an environment for customers which is stylish, contemporary, offering high quality modern food. 
The Ideal Candidate
As Head Chef, it is essential you can demonstrate the following skills and competencies:
  • Previous experience as Sous Chef/ Head Chef in a 4* or 5* hotel
  • Fast paced environment strongly preferred
  • Proven track record of managing and developing the food offer in different businesses, delivering KPI'S
  • Full understanding of stock management and recipe creation in a safe kitchen environment
  • Must possess the proven ability to lead a team
  • Strong organisational and project management skills
  • Personality and flair with the ability to communicate and cooperate effectively at all levels both internally and with our guests
  • You should also be commercially aware, financially astute and able to create business plans to drive sales and profitability.
  • It is essential that you hold NVQ, 1,2,3 or City & Guilds equivalent in Intermediate Food Hygiene and it would be beneficial if you could speak a foreign language and were in possession of the following:

What's In It For You?
  • 31 days holiday each year, including bank holidays (this increases annually up to a maximum of 33 days)
  • Hotel based incentive and recognition schemes
  • Access to our Exclusively Yours, Voluntary Benefits portal, which includes discounts on some travel, leisure time activities, health, retail and motoring
  • Discounted accommodation with competitive colleague rates at our other hotels
  • Long service awards which increase with length of service
  • Excellent training and development opportunities within the hotel, the Company and our online e-learning portal
  • Financial rewards for delivering sensational service
  • Free meals on duty

Please apply online or call Amy on 01635 34949
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