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Posted November 6, 2018

Kitchen Manager / Head Chef



31000 per annum

About us:

A range of quality own-brand and high street restaurants and cafés, mixed with great food, family-friendly menus and a generous sprinkling of excellent service. That’s the recipe for success in our Food and Beverage department. Around each Village, the Food and Beverage department employs around 350 team members across nine different restaurants, cafés and bars, as well as a production kitchen. 

The Role:

We are looking to appoint a Kitchen Manager / Head Chef to lead a small team dedicated to providing a first class service and excellent food quality to our guests. You will be contracted to work 160 hours per 4 week period on a flexible basis. This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period.

As part of the management team you will:

Effectively control, co-ordinate and plan the activities of your kitchen to outlined standards of procedure

Maintain high guest satisfaction levels through culinary leadership ensuring quality of service, quality of food & drink, value for money and that budgeted financial targets including cost of sales are met and exceeded

Be responsible for the daily management of your kitchen and your team ensuring cleanliness and hygiene standards are achieved as per Company and legal requirements

Report directly to the Restaurant Manager and work together to ensure the continued growth and success of the business

Essential requirements:

A formal catering qualification e.g. City & Guilds 706/2 or above

A minimum of 1 year’s kitchen management experience as a Senior Chef

A group trainer qualification or experience of training a team

A proven track record of managing a small kitchen team

Experience in menu planning and ideally development of a food concept

Experience of cooking themed menus, e.g. American, Pizza, Oriental and Asian

Salary: £31,500 a year + Benefits

Date posted: 06/11/2018