An exciting opportunity for a passionate and experienced Head Chef at one of the town’s highest rated hotels. Folkestone is a picturesque, up-and-coming seaside resort in the south east of England with many local suppliers sourcing amazing produce both from in-land and from the sea.
The candidate will be required to manage the day-to-day operations of this recently refurbished 60-bedroom 4-star hotel, servicing corporate and leisure guests as well as local non-residents in the newly refurbished, modern and vibrant 70-seater Bay Tree Bar & Grill. The hotel also caters for private events such as weddings and other functions for up to 100 diners, all catered for the kitchen brigade in our large central kitchen which was also refurbished in 2018.
Candidates should have a minimum of 3 years’ experience at head chef level, running kitchens in establishments that are of a similar quality and size. The Head Chef should be a strong leader who will be responsible for their department, reporting to the General Manager, and must be confident and capable of training and developing their brigade. Good management and control for food hygiene is essential and forms part of a performance related bonus. They should be passionate about the food and service that is being delivered to customers and keen to produce fresh modern dishes which are prepared and cooked in-house to a high standard, showcasing the fantastic produce that is on offer from many of the local suppliers that are at our disposal. This is a great opportunity for the right person to take ownership of the food element of the hotel's business and to make it their own with the support of their General Manager and the group's F&B director.
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Salary: £33,000 - £36,000 per annum (including Bonuses & Tips)
The salary on offer is subject to experience and includes gratuities as well as an annual bonus which is linked to GP and hygiene rating scores. Live-in accommodation may also be available and is subject to charges.
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