Executive Head Chef

Job Description

The role:

Global Talent 2020 proudly works with one of the world’s leading Hotel brands at their stylish, 5-star venue in the bustling city of Edinburgh. The brand has a renowned reputation in the market for its luxury products and is a fantastic employer to work for.

Set in a prime city location our client is looking for a passionate Executive Head Chef for their quality-focused food operations. It is leading a close dedicated Kitchen brigade, producing high-end popular food services, to a two-rosette level. This will be across the main restaurant, and bar areas of this luxury Hotel. There will also be leading a very large, and infamous C&E operation in that the Executive Head Chef will work with the Executive Sous and other HODs, to maintain its reputation, further grow, and attract future customers.

The Executive Head Chef will also have a kitchen befitting the rest of the property, delivering seasonal produce to high-end fine dining Restaurant standards, across Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner services, whilst utilising both classical and modern culinary methods to achieve this with the diverse team.

The person:

Our quality-focused global client at Global Talent 2020, is looking for an experienced Executive Head Chef talent, or established Head Chef candidate, who must be approachable at all times, and possess a positive outgoing friendly personality, as at times they will be very guest facing. You must exhibit a “can-do” mentality, whilst being a strong fair leader, to encourage a brigade of young developing chefs.

As Executive Head Chef you will be responsible for the whole kitchen budget, managing Food GP %, stock, rotas, recruitment, training and development, menu planning, Health and Safety, Food Hygiene, COSHH, HACCP, brand standards, all other local, legal, and legislative requirements, as required.

The ideal Executive Head Chef candidate must have had prior experience working in a busy, large, quality food-led venue, specifically with 4 or 5-star Hotel experience, or similar. You must be able to demonstrate good all-around classic/modern culinary technical skills to a minimum of two rosette levels, whilst being willing to grow, train and develop the rest of the brigade with this luxury-branded organisation.

The benefit:

You will be working at a renowned venue, with a brand with a fabulous market reputation. Excellent salary package and benefits are on offer, from this globally positioned brand. Excellent global progressive career opportunities and career development are also on offer for the right candidate with this noted venue.

Interested? Apply today, and let’s talk….

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Job Overview

Job Title
Executive Head Chef
Role Type
Full Time
Job Reference
MAE 001
Date Job Posted
Closing Date
Salary £60k to £65k plus excellent benefits DOE

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