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Head Chef

Job Title: Head Chef
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bournemouth
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 632686
Job Published: April 10, 2019 12:17

Job Description

Head Chef - Bournemouth Westcliff - Premier Inn
Are you looking for your next challenge? Then look no further! This head chef opportunity will see you managing a kitchen within a busy 168 bedroom hotel.

Reporting to the Hotel Manager, our Head Chefs play a pivotal part in the daily success and running of the business. It’s all about creating a winning team and delivering the best service to our guests. 

In our Westcliff site you will be overseeing the day to day kitchen operations of a 168 bedroom hotel. Due to its location, a lot of the guests that stay with us are on their holidays and its important that we get it right - everytime. 

We are looking for someone with prior leadership experience in a similar field to lead a small team within the kitchen to deliver great guest experiences. 

The role will see you cooking our great food as well as coaching, training and upskilling our teams to help us become the most loved hotel brand!

Offering more than just a great career opportunity, there’s a salary ranging from £21,500, great discounts and benefits as well as the chance to earn a whopping 50% bonus!

We’re looking for great leadership to deliver simple menus. It takes a great team to be the best loved hotel brand, so you’ll…

Support the Hotel Manager in the recruitment, induction and training of any new Kitchen team members.
Demonstrate your leadership with a hands-on approach and effective communication, engaging and motivating your team through pre-shift briefs.
Manage stock control and food margins.
Manage NSF, EHO and Health and Safety audits to a high standard.
Deliver to spec and brand standards.
Drive individual high performance through development and regular one to ones.
Have an eye for detail to ensure quality and brand standards.
Show passion for the brand, visible when ensuring your team are knowledgeable and confident.
Alongside working with a Hotel Manager that has been back of house trained to support, you’ll also benefit from…

Full training. ­
Seasonal menu changes with training.
Working to a labour model that delivers correct management cover.
Excellent access to training and development programmes.
Tools and systems to manage your KPI’s.
25% off in Whitbread Restaurants and up to 50% off Premier Inn hotels.
High street and retail discounts, including phone packages, cinema tickets and Gym membership.
A great working environment.
We want you to be the best and will give you the tools to excel. It’s up to you to show what you’ve got when it comes to serving up excellence.

We’re an innovative business so you’ll champion change and drive this with the team.

If you’re an experienced Head Chef, Kitchen Manager, Kitchen Leader or similar with experience of managing a team­­ and want to be part of a dynamic management team and our vision, with the skills, personality and passion to create moments that matter for our teams and guests then apply now! This is your chance to develop yourself and join the UK’s biggest hotel brand.

Whitbread is an inclusive employer, strongly believing that everyone is unique and there should be no limits to ambition. We welcome your application whatever your background or situation. We are open to flexible working and, where possible, will try to support this.

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09 Apr 2019

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