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Executive Head Chef - voco St Davids Cardiff


InterContinental Group
Location: Cardiff
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Kitchen and Catering
Category: Chef and Catering Jobs
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Description

Do you have experience in Chef Management?

Are you looking for a Executive Head Chef role that will offer you Flexibility, variety, diversity and where you can stamp you mark on the hotel Food & Beverage Offering & Beyond?Based in voco St David’s Cardiff this role will work closely with the Food & Beverage team and report Directly to Mark Gallagher, Cluster General Manager, in a FTSE 100 Company with a Global footprint that specialise in delivering exceptional services to its guests.

As Executive Chef you will Lead all kitchen teams within the property and be responsible for all food purchasing, production, cleanliness and safe systems of work in kitchens and other designated back of house areas.

You will work collaboratively with other Head of Departments to deliver a seamless guest experience, particularly where food is a critical component of the experience.

The Role:

This role will give a great opportunity for an Experienced Executive Head Chef to coach and lead the kitchen team and play a major part in the property’s growth and development.

* Contributes to the creation of, and executes cluster food and beverage strategy
* Accountable for the integration of the kitchen departments promoting a welcoming and inclusive environment
* Fully accountable for the quality of all food leaving the kitchens
* Accountable for overall performance of the team including guest experience, workforce planning (including recruitment and rostering) and departmental profit delivery
* Builds confidence in teams recognising good performance that promotes company ethos.
* Attract, develop and retain talent
* Solve complex problems impacting multiple departments or sub-functions
* Analyse problems to understand underlying issues and root causes and makes right
* Create environment where best practice can be shared
* Owns with manager, performance reviews and ongoing colleague engagement
* Performance Management of direct reports in the cluster
* Creates pride in team to deliver consistent branded experience
* Can explain the purpose and vision of the department in a way which is meaningful and motivating
* Aware of market trends and able to develop a compelling case to implement new food initiatives
* Thorough knowledge of statutory regulations ensuring the business is always operated within the law
* Regularly review information and reports available to consistently respond to guest feedback and behaviours for the betterment of food experience (ie menu engineering).
* Creates pride in team to deliver consistent guest experience
* Managing complex stakeholders 'groups and remote /virtual people management.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience managing a people focused Kitchen team and have strong people management experience.

* To have led previously at least as a Head Chef a kitchen for 3 or more years within a global branded establishment or restaurant with comparable size and complexity.
* Our Head Chef must be experienced in local cuisine, with practical experience of at least one other cuisine and experience catering meetings, social events and restaurants
* As a minimum, must have completed level 3 Food Safety certification and have knowledge in HACCP
* Knowledge of appropriate systems to support operational processes –Micros Simphony (or relevant POS), Procure Wizard and Quinyx
* Has knowledge of appropriate brand standards relating to food and the ability to create and deliver appropriate menus, using appropriate suppliers and products
* We are looking for a head chef who networks within the food & beverage industry and is up to date with critical issues and trends in food.

Benefits:

* Upto £47,000, per annum,
* Opportunities for promotion and transfer across the group
* Company Pension scheme
* 31 days holiday each year, including bank holidays (Increasing with Service to a Max 33 Days)
* Discounted international/worldwide room rates for yourself, family and friends
* Access to our Voluntary Benefits portal which includes discounts on some travel, leisure time activities, health, retail and motoring
* Long service awards which increase with length of service
* Most importantly, we’ll help you grow, and develop your career.

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our Executive Head Chef, then please click ‘apply’ now!

We’d love to hear from you!

You must meet the legal requirements to work in the UK
Description

Do you have experience in Chef Management?

Are you looking for a Executive Head Chef role that will offer you Flexibility, variety, diversity and where you can stamp you mark on the hotel Food & Beverage Offering & Beyond?Based in voco St David’s Cardiff this role will work closely with the Food & Beverage team and report Directly to Mark Gallagher, Cluster General Manager, in a FTSE 100 Company with a Global footprint that specialise in delivering exceptional services to its guests.

As Executive Chef you will Lead all kitchen teams within the property and be responsible for all food purchasing, production, cleanliness and safe systems of work in kitchens and other designated back of house areas.

You will work collaboratively with other Head of Departments to deliver a seamless guest experience, particularly where food is a critical component of the experience.

The Role:

This role will give a great opportunity for an Experienced Executive Head Chef to coach and lead the kitchen team and play a major part in the property’s growth and development.

* Contributes to the creation of, and executes cluster food and beverage strategy
* Accountable for the integration of the kitchen departments promoting a welcoming and inclusive environment
* Fully accountable for the quality of all food leaving the kitchens
* Accountable for overall performance of the team including guest experience, workforce planning (including recruitment and rostering) and departmental profit delivery
* Builds confidence in teams recognising good performance that promotes company ethos.
* Attract, develop and retain talent
* Solve complex problems impacting multiple departments or sub-functions
* Analyse problems to understand underlying issues and root causes and makes right
* Create environment where best practice can be shared
* Owns with manager, performance reviews and ongoing colleague engagement
* Performance Management of direct reports in the cluster
* Creates pride in team to deliver consistent branded experience
* Can explain the purpose and vision of the department in a way which is meaningful and motivating
* Aware of market trends and able to develop a compelling case to implement new food initiatives
* Thorough knowledge of statutory regulations ensuring the business is always operated within the law
* Regularly review information and reports available to consistently respond to guest feedback and behaviours for the betterment of food experience (ie menu engineering).
* Creates pride in team to deliver consistent guest experience
* Managing complex stakeholders 'groups and remote /virtual people management.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience managing a people focused Kitchen team and have strong people management experience.

* To have led previously at least as a Head Chef a kitchen for 3 or more years within a global branded establishment or restaurant with comparable size and complexity.
* Our Head Chef must be experienced in local cuisine, with practical experience of at least one other cuisine and experience catering meetings, social events and restaurants
* As a minimum, must have completed level 3 Food Safety certification and have knowledge in HACCP
* Knowledge of appropriate systems to support operational processes –Micros Simphony (or relevant POS), Procure Wizard and Quinyx
* Has knowledge of appropriate brand standards relating to food and the ability to create and deliver appropriate menus, using appropriate suppliers and products
* We are looking for a head chef who networks within the food & beverage industry and is up to date with critical issues and trends in food.

Benefits:

* Upto £47,000, per annum,
* Opportunities for promotion and transfer across the group
* Company Pension scheme
* 31 days holiday each year, including bank holidays (Increasing with Service to a Max 33 Days)
* Discounted international/worldwide room rates for yourself, family and friends
* Access to our Voluntary Benefits portal which includes discounts on some travel, leisure time activities, health, retail and motoring
* Long service awards which increase with length of service
* Most importantly, we’ll help you grow, and develop your career.

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our Executive Head Chef, then please click ‘apply’ now!

We’d love to hear from you!

You must meet the legal requirements to work in the UK
Apply on company site

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