Head Chef – The Abel Heywood – Manchester

at Hydes Brewery (view profile)
Location Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Date Posted October 2, 2019
Category Head Chef
Job Type Full-time
Area England
County Greater Manchester


No ordinary pub, No ordinary hotel, No ordinary food, No ordinary drinks! Are you a unique individual seeking a new challenge? Then we need you to join our stylish boutique hotel and pub located in the Northern Quarter.

The Abel Heywood are now seeking a strong Head Chef for their exciting concept in the Northern Quarter.

Who are we?

The Abel Heywood pub with its 15 boutique rooms is slap bang in the Northern Quarter. Not your ordinary pub, you’ll find a wealth of great food, beers & great wines. As well as the pub downstairs the first floor has been fully refurbished to give our customers an even greater experience. Miss Jessie Heywoods Remarkable Gin and Food Emporium, will offer over seventy gins and a food menu featuring contemporary dishes, small plates, sharing platters and main courses

What we offer

  • Join our crew and we offer training packages, to ensure that you are up to speed with the way we do things.
  • Fantastic career pathways
  • Salary up to £32,000 per annum
  • 5.6 weeks holiday entitlement
  • Pension plan.
  • 50% discount card on food, for you and 6 guests
  • Free Uniform
  • Bonus Scheme and Incentives

The Role and you

The role of Head Chef is varied, challenging and fun. We will expect you to have overall responsibility of the kitchen for both the Abel and Jessie Heywood's menu concepts, and the brigade. You will undertake recruitment and selection, implement training, inductions and coaching of the kitchen brigade. You will also run the kitchen pass, oversee the level of trade, pre production food levels and analyse the business. You will also develop and turn out mouth-watering dishes with ease, within all sections of the kitchen.

You will be involved in menu development and costings, implementing Health and Safety processes and driving compliance in this area. You will also be responsible for improving and achieving the GP targets for the site as well as managing labour costs.

With recent senior kitchen experience, in a fresh food environment, you will relish the chance to develop your career. We are looking for someone with a quirky approach to food in a fun and dynamic atmosphere.