Head Chef - New Hotel Seeking The Best Head Chef in Cumbria

Knight Benton Recruitment Ltd
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client has created a new concept hotel which will be opening in the summer of 2017. They are looking to have their teams in place by June, ready for the soft launch in July followed by a full launch in August.

The operation will sit firmly in the luxury family market during holiday seasons and as a couple’s retreat throughout the year.

About the job

  • You will be in charge of everything from pre-opening onwards, handpicking your team of around 12 Chefs.
  • Menus, stock and costing management and development
  • Recruitment, training and development of staff (they’re big on staff training and development)
  • Kitchen management
  • There will be a lounge menu operating daily, a separate, more 'formal’ restaurant as well as afternoon teas and a mixture of plated and buffet-style / assisted service breakfasts.

About you

  • You’re a great Head Chef can produce amazing food and you are looking to join a business that describes it’s approach as "Relaxed Professionalism"
  • Your background will include exceptional cooking and management skills and you will have a reputation for turning out incredible food
  • Demonstrable expertiese in catering for the luxury family market

What’s on offer

  • £35- £40,000pa
  • 28 days holiday per year
  • Clothing allowance
  • Very generous staff discounts (including; on holidays to other venues, treatments, clothing, meals, fitness) - for you, your family and your friends!
  • Pension auto enrolment
  • Ongoing training, development and support
  • Genuine career prospects
  • A fairly relaxed and informal working environment
  • A great work / life balance
  • 40 hours per week (includes weekends) - no split shifts is the aim!
  • Live in, if required

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