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about 1 year ago
Merlin Entertainment Group
Location: South West London
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Kitchen and Catering
Category: Chef and Catering Jobs
Head Chef-CHE000185


We are Chessington World of Adventures Resort and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments!

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Head Chef. It's all too easy to work up an appetite having a good time here at the Resort. So it goes without saying that you'll have quite a job on your hands feeding our hungry adventurers here at our 2 Hotels. But it's more than just fuel for fun. You'll work with and develop a first class team of Chefs and Kitchen Porters, manage the production and service from the kitchen and regularly evaluate food standards within the Hotel. You'll be used to working in a very fast paced, environment - as this role is going to keep you very busy! You'll deputise for the Executive Chef in their absence, taking day to day responsibility for the operation of the Kitchen and the team within your control.

We are looking for the following skills and experience;

* An experienced chef with a solid food background, ideally from a large hotel and conference or leisure catering establishment.

* A hardworking and flexible leader who encourages new ideas from the team and is keen to coach and develop them within our global business of Merlin Entertainments.

* Exceptional communications skills and able to work alongside senior managers within the hotel to ensure our guests receive the 4 star wild adventure they were expecting.

This role is full time, permanent, averaging 40 hours per week which will include weekends, evenings and bank holidays.

We strive to ensure we offer our employees a great place to work. Alongside a fun and friendly environment, a salary of £35,000 per annum and 33 days holiday you can look forward to enjoying a great benefits package including a Group Personal Pension Plan, Life Assurance, Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Vouchers, and of course a Merlin Magic Pass which gives you and your friends and family free admission to all of our attractions worldwide, as well as 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants and 40% discount on LEGO, and much more! Perhaps the biggest benefit of joining us however, is the outstanding opportunities for career development across the expanding group.

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Work Locations
Chessington World of Adventure Resort

Chessington World of Adventure Resort Leatherhead Road

Chessington KT9 2NE

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External

: Ongoing

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