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Head Chef - £45k - January 2020 Start - Berkshire

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Location: Reading, Berkshire (RG41 5LU)

Salary: Up to £45000 per annum plus great bonus

Date posted: 30/11/2019

Employer type: Hotel

Job type: Head Chef

Contact: Anthony Cook

Ref: AC-5396

Head Chef - 4-Star Hotel and Spa

Due to the busy Christmas period, Interviews will now be held at the start of January 2020

  • Salary £45,000
  • Achievable Bonus
  • 28-Days holiday
  • Pension & Health Care
  • Company discounts
  • Part of well known Hotel group
  • Parking at site
  • Straight shifts
  • 45-hour contract
  • Uniform provided
  • Meals on duty
  • Internal career opportunities

Located within a 20-minute drive from the Reading and Wokingham area in Berkshire

The Job Role

  • We are looking for a Head Chef with previous Large 4-star Hotel experience to join the senior management team
  • This Hotel is very corporate-driven from Monday to Friday, then leisure led at the weekends
  • Although this is a fresh food site, they are not looking for AA-rosettes
  • This Hotel has a core-company menu in place for the bar-lounge area, but you will have autonomy over the restaurant menu and function menus
  • You will be fully accountable for the on-going training and development of your kitchen team
  • Popular breakfast service catering for 150-180 covers Monday to Friday, then increases to around 250-covers over the weekend
  • Lunch service is normally made up of corporate lunches
  • Evening Service in the main restaurant averages around 100 covers most nights
  • Bar/Lounge area serving light snacks served throughout the day
  • Conference and banqueting business capable of doing 100- 250-covers
  • A popular Wedding venue that does 50 weddings a year
  • 24-hour Room service
  • Growing afternoon tea service currently doing 50-covers per day

The Requirements

  • As Head Chef you will need volume experience and be able to implement company standards throughout the Hotel
  • Previous experience with corporate Hotels would be an advantage due to the company procedures
  • As Head chef you will come from a similar management position within a large Hotel whilst running multiple outlets
  • Track record of team management and people development.
  • You will need to have a good understanding of the corporate and leisure market with previous experience with volume cooking
  • A Head chef with previous Hotel experience with AA-rosette experience
  • We are looking for a Hands-on, Self-starter who can manage their own time
  • Track record of achieving a good GP
  • Track record of implementing Health and Safety procedures


James Webber Recruitment is acting as an employment agency in relation to this permanent vacancy.
James Webber Recruitment prides itself on providing the highest quality of hospitality candidates and due to the high volume of applicants, please note that we will only be in contact with you if your application is successful. We will retain your details and contact you about future opportunities, you can opt out at any time.
ONLY CANDIDATES ELIGIBLE TO LIVE AND WORK IN THE UK MAY APPLY

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