We are seeking an experienced Head Chef from a luxury 4/ 5 Star Hotel background for a new luxury senior living community committed to providing the highest standards of care, comfort, and dining experiences for their discerning residents and their families.
This luxury 5-star venue will deliver exceptional service, and its dining program is at the heart of its commitment to excellence. We are seeking a talented and passionate Head Chef to lead a culinary team, offering fresh seasonal dishes with a real emphasis on nutritional balance.
You’ll be wondering what’s in it for you as the Head Chef…
- Salary £55,000 + Bonus.
- Working 40 hours per week over 5 days.
- Exciting Opportunity to be a part of a dynamic team in an exciting new chapter for this company, where you can make a significant impact on residents’ lives.
- Creative Freedom: Showcase your culinary expertise by designing innovative menus and crafting memorable dining experiences.
- Collaborative Environment: Work alongside a dedicated team of professionals who are passionate about delivering top-notch service and care to the residents.
- Career Growth: Opportunity for career advancement within a growing and reputable organization.
- Beautiful Setting: Our community is set in a stunning location, providing a picturesque backdrop for your culinary creations.
Responsibilities as the Head Chef…
- Leading, mentoring, and inspiring a team of talented chefs and kitchen staff to maintain the highest standards of food preparation and presentation.
- Collaborating with the culinary team to design and create innovative menus that cater to a variety of tastes and dietary restrictions while emphasizing fresh, seasonal ingredients.
- Getting to know each resident personally, understanding their preferences, dietary requirements, and favourite dishes.
- Overseeing the sourcing of fresh ingredients daily and ensuring the highest quality and standards in food procurement.
- Maintain kitchen hygiene, safety, and sanitation practices to the highest standards.
- Manage kitchen budgets, control costs, and optimize kitchen operations for efficiency and effectiveness.
- Ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations and industry standards.
Requirements as the Head Chef…
- Proven experience as a Head Chef or Executive Chef in a high-end restaurant or luxury senior living community.
- A passion for delivering exceptional dining experiences with an emphasis on fresh, seasonal ingredients, and nutritional balance.
- Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a culinary team.
- Strong menu development and culinary creativity.
- Understanding of dietary restrictions and the ability to accommodate individual preferences.
- Knowledge of kitchen safety and sanitation practices.
- Strong organizational and budget management skills.
- Relevant culinary qualifications and certifications.
This new Head Chef role is a unique opportunity to be a part of an exciting new chapter in senior living. We are looking for a creative and dedicated Head Chef to take charge of the kitchen and deliver exquisite dining experiences, crafting culinary delights, providing personalised dining experiences, and working in a collaborative environment.
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