Head Chef - 4 Hotel

Guildford, Surrey
09 Jun 2017
09 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client a Hotel with extensive Conference and Events space, Restaurant and Bars are currently looking to rebrand their restaurant to a grill/ bistro concept and are looking to recruit a Talented Head Chef to assist in pushing the new brand forward.

They are seeking a Head Chef who shares a passion for delivering an unrivalled level of service. You will need to be highly motivated to work in an environment where exceeding the expectations of our customers is the minimum standard.

We are looking for a passionate, driven and enthusiastic Head Chef to join a proactive, friendly management team to expand our F&B operations and push forward a new menu focused on good quality, fresh recognisable food for the both hotel guests and external customers..

You will report directly into the General Manager and work alongside the other departments and colleagues in the F&B team; working successfully with other people and departments is key to our overall success and includes building lasting relationships with the C&B Team, F&B and Front Office.

Being an excellent communicator is essential to the role as is experience across a range of different F&B outlets and products; it is also important to have the right balance of hands on leadership mixed with planning and effective organisation.

Head Chef Requirements:
·Previous experience at either Head Chef or Senior Sous Chef level
·Team management to provide strong direction
·Control and manage all food safety and management procedures & maintain our 5*
·Previous Hotel Experience or high quality gastro Pub background.
·Concession management
·Excellent business acumen with a proven track record in P&L management
·An outstanding ability to manage food and labour margins
·Experience of managing a multi-outlet operation
·Strong background in training and developing junior chefs
·Excellent communication and team work skills
·A robust leadership style that inspires others
·A creative eye and passion for food
·Ensure all menus are within the department budgets and good financial awareness including payroll essential
·Develop menus with the General Manager and deliver what our guests require

They are also looking for candidates:
- with a positive can do attitude
- who are enthusiastic and passionate,
- who are consistently professional, friendly and attentive, interested, Driven, genuine/loyal and honest.

This Head Chef position offers a competitive salary and the opportunity to really push the business forward and make your mark.

Scattergood's are acting as an agency on behalf of this vacancy. Scattergood's is a specialist Hospitality and Catering agency which provides Temporary and Permanent staff throughout the Surrey and Hampshire area.

In line with UK Immigration and Employment Law, only applicants eligible to live and work in the UK need apply. Proof of ID will be required in the form of a Passport, National ID Card or Birth Certificate upon application.

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