Head Chef - Beefeater
Emersons Green, BS16 7AN
Full Time position - £25,000* per annum
At Beefeater great food is at the heart of the guest’s journey. Working closely with the Kitchen Manager, you’ll have the passion to drive a successful kitchen operation. As Head Chef, you’ll lead the way in making sure all food is prepared safely, cooked perfectly and presented irresistibly.
We have an award-winning apprenticeship programme too, so can offer you the opportunity to earn qualifications alongside completing your core training for the role.
Your Skills and experience
Proven success of leading and motivating a fast-paced kitchen team and ability to work under pressure
Experience of being a role model for delivering a consistently high-quality experience to guests.
Knowledge of key health and safety and food & hygiene standards.
Ability to ‘think on your feet’ and quickly find the best solutions to any problems that may arise.
Organisational and strong communication skills are a must.
What is a Head Chef?
Working alongside the Kitchen Manager, you’ll genuinely care about our guests and your team. Everything you do will have the guests’ journey in mind and delivering them the best experience possible.
Consistently coaching and training the team to learn all about specifications, promotions and menu changes.
Sharing and demonstrating your knowledge and expertise within the kitchen, you will make sure everyone knows how to keep and maintain high kitchen standards.
You’ll build strong links between the kitchen and front of house team ensuring every guest benefits a brilliant dining experience.
Work with Whitbread
If you didn’t know… Whitbread is known for the UK’s most loved hotel Premier Inn and some of the best-known restaurant brands. Over the years we’ve grown to have Hotels and Restaurants across the UK, Ireland, Guernsey, Jersey, Isle of Man and Germany. There are no limits to your ambition. We’re truly proud to give great experiences to millions of guests and create long term career opportunities for people like you!
We have a 278-year proven track record of helping people reach their full potential and have been voted a Top Employer for the ELEVENTH year running in 2021.
We’re proud to have a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone is welcome and truly feels able to be themselves. Our aim is to continue to attract, and welcome, a diverse range of applicants from all walks of life to help improve and develop our team every day.
As a Team Member, not only will you get the opportunity to build a career with Whitbread, you’ll enjoy the chance to shine every day with our award-winning induction and training programmes but we will also offer a range of great benefits also, which include:
Exclusive Employee Offers
Whitbread’s Privilege Card gives you up to 60% discount on hotel rooms across UK, Ireland and Germany and 25% discount across our restaurant brands
You will also benefit from huge Discounts on our famous Premier Inn Hypnos Mattresses, pillows and beds
Whilst on shift, choose from our special menu, with meals starting from £2 or get 50% off the standard menu
Financial Wellbeing Benefits
Pension scheme with employer contribution
Annual Sharesave (Save As You Earn) Scheme
Physical, Mental & Emotional Wellbeing Benefits
MyGym & MyActive discounts
Discounts on Cycling Products at Halfords
Access to Hospitality Action (our Employee Assistance Programme), offering a wide range of support options for you and your family
Eye Health and Vision Express Discount
Recognition and Discounts
My Rewards platform, where you can recognise your team mates and are celebrated and rewarded for top performance, team incentives and for delivering amazing guest experiences.
Perks at Work Portal, offering a wide range of retail and leisure discounts
O2 Open Employee Discount
Virgin Experience Days
Charity – we want to support and celebrate your dedication to charitable causes close to your heart through:
Raise & Match Scheme
Give and Match Scheme
If all of this sounds like you…. Apply today to start your Whitbread journey!
* Approximately based on an hourly wage of £10.55
Whitbread is an inclusive employer. We believe that everyone is unique and there should be no barriers to entry and no limits to ambition. We welcome your application whatever your background or situation. Under-represented groups such as women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities & members of the LGBTQ+ community (those who identify as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, trans sexual, non binary or use another term), are strongly encouraged to build a career with us. We are open to part-time and flexible working and, where possible, will try to support this.