Head Chef

Here at Honeycomb House, our Head Chefs are culinary creatives who lead the way in pioneering the production of the flavoursome dishes that our homes are famous for. If you believe you could captain one of our kitchens and keep the ship sailing smoothly then we’re eager to welcome you into our friendly family.

Head Chef

The role of Head Chef is a big apron to fill and involves many responsibilities that help to keep our kitchens safe, sanitary, well stocked and serving up sensational dishes to our wonderful customers. Our ultimate candidate would have a flare for delivering high quality fare, a passion for perfection in their presentation and the ability to successfully perform under pressure (as in stress, not the 1981 hit song by Queen) .

In Your Position

  • Achieving set food margin
  • Delivering and maximizing company standards
  • Systems compliance company and legal –HCCAP, Allergen updates, COSHH & SFBB
  • Achieving budgeted payroll and margin targets
  • Controlling daily costs and manage annual budgets
  • Proactively solve problems and manage the business
  • Contributing to menu development sessions with the senior operations team
  • Mentoring Kitchen team to deliver consistency and quality
  • Total accountability for the day to day running of the service
  • Ensuring correct stock and stock rotation in use at all times
  • Monitoring daily deliveries and goods inward
  • Kitchen Maintenance reporting and solving
  • Being the face of the kitchen in terms of customer vision
  • What We Are Looking For From You
    • A serious passion for flavour filled fare
    • Strong Leadership skills
    • Commitment and loyalty
    • A desire to grow with the company
  • Qualifications
    • Preferably a NVQ level 3 or equivalent in Cooking
    • Food Hygiene level 3 or above
  • Skill Set
    • A creative interest in food, cookery & methods
    • Confidence and communication skills
    • Commercial and financial awareness
    • Industry and product knowledge
    • Leadership and organisational skills leading by example
    • Strong personal presentation
    • Computer illiterate knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook
    • The ability to work under pressure ,dealing calmly with situations
  • Previous Jobs
    • Senior Management position of either Sous chef or Head Chef in a well known establishment
    • Stability and honesty
    • Dedication and passion
  • Benefits

    70% off of food whilst on duty

    50% off food for yourself and upto 3 guests across our other houses

    50% off hotel rooms within our 9 sites with rooms

    28 days holiday

    Workplace pension

    Share of tips

    Full training and development

    Bonus Scheme

What We Are Looking For From You

  • A serious passion for flavour filled fare
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Commitment and loyalty
  • A desire to grow with the company

Qualifications

  • Preferably a NVQ level 3 or equivalent in Cooking
  • Food Hygiene level 3 or above

Skill Set

  • A creative interest in food, cookery & methods
  • Confidence and communication skills
  • Commercial and financial awareness
  • Industry and product knowledge
  • Leadership and organisational skills leading by example
  • Strong personal presentation
  • Computer illiterate knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook
  • The ability to work under pressure ,dealing calmly with situations

Previous Jobs

  • Senior Management position of either Sous chef or Head Chef in a well known establishment
  • Stability and honesty
  • Dedication and passion

Executive Chef

Our Head Chefs are the heart of the kitchen, combining their passion of food and expert culinary coaching to maintain our high standards.

Arthur Knights

70% off of food whilst on duty

50% off food for yourself and upto 3 guests across our other houses

50% off hotel rooms within our 9 sites with rooms

28 days holiday

Workplace pension

Share of tips

Full training and development

Bonus Scheme

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