Executive Head Chef- The Manor at Greasby

Executive Head Chef- The Manor at Greasby

Full–time

Nelson Hotels & Inns are recruiting an Executive Head Chef to lead the kitchen brigade at the The Manor in Greasby. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Head Chef seeking a new challenge in a brand new, purpose built, state of the art kitchen!

Salary & Benefits

Join a team where you will work hard but have fun along the way. You will enjoy a variety of benefits being part of our team which include:

  • Competitive salary up to £45k per annum + TRONC up to £10k per year!
  • 30% staff discount on food across all 5 Nelson Hotels & Inns sites
  • Excellent work/life balance – a flexible rota to suit you
  • Nationally recognised qualifications & professional development
  • Employee assistance programme (practical, emotional and financial support services) through the Licensed Trade Charity
  • Preferential discount on hotel stays across the Nelson Hotels & Inns group
  • Uniform provided, free onsite parking & free meals on shift!

As Executive Head Chef you will be reporting to the Group Executive Chef. You will have full autonomy over the kitchen and are expected to lead from the front. You will promote team work and respectful working practises whilst providing the highest quality in all food offerings across the restaurant and function barn. You will be required to produce exciting and up-to-date menus, in keeping with the style and format of the business.

As an Executive Head Chef you will be overseeing all areas of the business which will involve being hands on and maintaining the highest of standards, whilst having a major focus on procurement and logistics. You will be expected to oversee all kitchen management responsibilities, including HACCP, COSSH, Calories and Allergens for example. You will be responsible for the successful outcome of all visits by internal and external auditors.

The Executive Head Chef must have a strong hospitality background to be able to deliver amazing food as well as continually developing the kitchen’s team to ensure that we are delivering exceptional service.

You will be accountable for the financial control of the kitchen which involves working within key performance indicators.

Some key daily duties include:

  • Monitoring the sales figures by menu item, reviewing the profitability and popularity of dishes on all menus and making changes where applicable in conjunction with senior management and Directors.
  • Participating in ideas and menus for all events and functions working closely with senior management and the sales and marketing team.
  • Managing the kitchen brigade and being present/hands-on during key operational periods. Organising and supervising the training of kitchen staff, motivating all staff to increase skills in food preparation and kitchen management and ensuring all training given is accurately recorded.
  • Monitoring and managing the cleanliness of the kitchen ensuring compliance with all external and internal requirements.
  • Overseeing the timely production of the kitchen rota whilst working within payroll targets.
  • Utilising the in house software fully for purchasing and stock control to achieve GP target.
  • Working with HR on all staff relating areas – recruitment, appraisals etc..

If the above sounds like the perfect ingredients for your next career move then we look forward to hearing from you!