Head Chef – Stunning Coaching Inn

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Location Surrey, Surrey, England
Date Posted February 4, 2020
Category Head Chef
Job Type Full-time
Area England
County Surrey


Job Ref:47935

Head Chef

Excellent Pay- up to £33K PLUS Service Charge

3-Star Hotel

Dorking, Surrey


Feeling underappreciated in your current role?

Ready to step into a Management position?


Golden opportunity within a successful and growing company for a highly motivated Sous Chef or Head Chef to lead and train a talented kitchen brigade!


Head Chef – Benefits:

  • Excellent Pay- up to £33K PLUS Service Charge
  • Discounted Staff & Family Rates at Hotels within the group
  • Company Pension
  • Free staff meals
  • Training and personal development
  • Beautiful location, Friendly Management
  • Genuine Career Progression


Set in the charming heart of Dorking, we are one of England’s most storied coaching inns, with a history dating back as far as 1278. The property has undergone a comprehensive refurbishment of both public spaces, dining concept and 56 bedrooms offering stylish accommodation, a destination restaurant, all-new bar & deli concept, specialising in local Surrey produce and serving a range of traditional British and modern European classic dishes.


Being a bespoke Hotel, our people are our biggest asset. We focus on individual development and support education and progression from a professional perspective.


We are seeking a hands-on Head Chef to Lead, Train, Manage and Motivate the team to deliver an efficient and effective food operation.


Head Chef – Experience/Skills

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Creativity, excellent food presentation skills
  • Outstanding leadership and management skills
  • Able to work under pressure; take initiatives, promote team spirit
  • Good communication, attention to detail


Head Chef – Role

  • Supervise, train and motivate kitchen team
  • Plan, implement new menus
  • Ensure all commodities are on site at an appropriate stock level
  • Complete inductions, performance reviews
  • Drive brigade of 4 chefs; deliver exceptional service; manage food wastage
  • Undertake back of house systems -ordering, stock take & control
  • Cost conscious, achieve GOP, sales cost
  • Adhere to company standards; comply with food and H&S regulations


If you are ambitious with a passion for food and a flair for cooking, then apply directly for this Head Chef role in Dorking, Surrey by clicking below!