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EXECUTIVE HEAD CHEF

Salary: Up to £45,000 | Closing date: 22 July 2018

If you are passionate about hospitality, want a role where you will be creating both daily changing and seasonal menus and have a proven track record of successfully managing a kitchen and leading a team, then we’d love to hear from you!

Of course you’ll want to live and work in the Lake District and you will have been a head chef for at least three years.

What you’ll do

Reporting to the General Manager, the primary responsibility of the Executive Head Chef is to deliver all aspects of our food strategy and offering. Great food is a central part of our guest experience and this prominent role is for a talented, efficient individual whose culinary skills are matched by their ability to manage and motivate a team.

You will:

  • Work with the senior team to develop the Another Place, The Lake food strategy
  • Deliver a consistently excellent food experience for our guests
  • Develop menus for Rampsbeck Restaurant, the Living Space bar and for events of all kinds
  • Create dishes to reflect our brand, taking account of seasonality and local produce
  • Recruit, train and manage the kitchen team
  • Manage suppliers and purchasing to achieve budgeted food gross profits and overheads
  • Manage food safety in line with legislation and company standards ensuring that the business is compliant at all times

What you offer

  • Experience of working as a head chef in a similar role for a minimum of 3 years
  • Broad culinary knowledge & experience
  • Food hygiene qualification – level 3 or above
  • Desire and ability to train others
  • Other relevant qualifications

Your key skills

  • Exceptional chef
  • Kitchen manager
  • Team leader
  • Decision maker
  • Clear, concise communication style
  • Sound financial knowledge
  • IT skills with understanding of relevant software systems
  • Good organisational and  administrative skills

What we offer

  • A beautiful, well equipped workplace in the Lake District National Park
  • A collaborative, supportive working environment
  • Excellent career prospects in a growing organisation
  • Special rates for you and your friends & family to stay at Another Place Hotels
  • Staff discounts on treatments in Swim Club
  • Social events throughout the year

The Lake

Our new hotel on the shores of Ullswater in the Lake District is open and we are recruiting. If you are looking for a career in hospitality and want to join a friendly, forward thinking, fast-moving company, Another Place could be for you.

If you’re enthusiastic, motivated and personable we want to hear from you.  We now need chefs, housekeepers, therapists, kids assistants, bar and waiting staff as well as management and supervisors. Please email us if you would like to apply.