Head Chef | New Hall Hotel & Spa

at Hand Picked Hotels (view profile)
Location Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, England
Date Posted October 15, 2019
Category Head Chef
Job Type Full-time
Area England
County West Midlands


New Hall Hotel is a 60 bedroom hotel and spa set in 26 acres of woodland located conveniently within easy reach of the Midlands motorway network and the centres of Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham.

We are recruiting for a Head Chef to lead the Kitchen brigade, taking responsibility for ensuring the delivery of high standards of cuisine within our 2 rosette restaurant & private dining events, creating fantastic memories for our guests.

Actively contributing to driving food sales through inspiring and creative menu planning, you will ensure the kitchen team are inspired to achieve targets.

You will manage the departmental manpower and operating costs in line with budget ensuring targeted profit contributions are achieved.

Leading activities that continuously develop the skills and capabilities of your team, you will be committed to ensuring that every team member feels valued and engaged.

You will work to manage the care and replacement of equipment, ensuring high standards of Health and Safety in all activities undertaken.

This role will be offered on a full time basis with working hours not less than 45 per week to include bank holidays and weekends on a rota basis in line with business needs. This role is paid as an annual salary alongside a comprehensive range of benefits.

Benefits include: Staff stays with Hand Picked Hotels for only £30 per room Bed & Breakfast, Meals on duty, Uniform provided, Use of Health club facilities, 28 days holiday rising to 33 with service, Access to an online discount platform giving hundreds of discounts with high street retailers and restaurants, free parking and pension scheme.

Competencies of a Head Chef / Executive Head Chef:

  • You must be passionate about delivering outstanding hospitality to our guests whilst demonstrating good food knowledge.
  • The ability to establish rapport and deliver high standards of service with a genuine and approachable manner is essential.
  • Previous experience in a similar environment is essential.
  • In return you will be rewarded with a fun and engaging environment.

Hand Picked Hotels is a collection of country house hotels throughout the United Kingdom and Channel Islands. With welcoming and charming service delivered in inspirational surroundings, our guests are encouraged to feel at home, relax, kick off their shoes and indulge!

Our core values are family, initiative, welcoming, individuality, and local engagement - you make it Hand Picked.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.