Head Chef - Malmaison, Belfast

£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
18 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Job Type
Full Time

From our iconic buildings to the iconic dishes on our Brasserie menu, we dare to be different from other UK hotels. Our 12 exciting city centre hotels put our guests at the heart of the action, whether they're visiting for business or pleasure.

Malmaison is here to cater for those who demand something different. People who are looking for a stylish stay, daring dining or an impressive events venue. Depending on which Malmaison you choose, you may check in to a converted castle prison, hospital or even a royal mail sorting office. But the difference doesn't stop there. Each location is designed with flair and imagination, with sumptuous accommodation and daring touches around every corner.

And our team's unbridled passion for big events has made Malmaison one of the most popular choices for UK wedding venues.

Malmaison's 12 UK boutique hotels dare to be different.

Malmaison are one of Europe's leading hotel brands gaining a reputation for being at the cutting edge of hospitality today. We have always believed in delivering hospitality in a different way. We select our people from all walks of life but with one common thread, a desire to succeed in life through hard work, loyalty, enthusiasm and respect for their colleagues. We are growing in size and are in the search for the best talented people on the market, if you have these attributes and they are in your heart then we would love to hear from you.

The role involves taking responsibility for the kitchen department, food cost, ordering, food and health and safety.

Head Chef:

  • You will be required to ensure that all menu dishes are prepared with attention to detail and to the highest standard.
  • You will be required to manage the kitchen brigade, motivate the team and share knowledge, training and developing chefs within the team. The role reports directly to the General Manager and works closely with the Group Executive Chef, Keith Shearer.
  • Our menus include a la carte, daily specials and our dishes allow us the opportunity to showcase some of the best local food producers who share our passion for great local and seasonal products.
  • You will be passionate about food and delivering amazing hospitality to our guests.
  • You will be organised, an excellent communicator, a hands on manager who has excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience of working in a similar quality restaurant is required and an excellent knowledge of food is necessary.
  • Head Chefs must have passion for hospitality, commitment and dedication.

We are offering a competitive salary per annum and an award winning benefit package including -

  • Range of flexible benefits including life insurance.
  • A contributory pension scheme.
  • Childcare scheme.
  • Employee assistance scheme.
  • 31 days holiday per annum.
  • Company discounts including staff rates and major high street discounts.

We also offer award winning training and development for those who would like to take a step up the career ladder such as our Management Development Programme’s, Food and Wine Schools as well as a wide variety of online courses via our Academy. We are a company continually evolving, developing and growing. A company full of opportunities.

Hotel Description

We have 62 rooms and suites that combine the city's amazing history with the funkiest contemporary style. Inspired by the proportions of the Titanic, Belfast's most famous ship, our hotel's comfy beds, freestanding bathtubs and hospitality are the biggest in Ireland. It wouldn't be Belfast without a tipple, and with Mal you can enjoy some of the coolest cocktails, scrumptious champagne or a drop 'o the black stuff in our striking black-and-silver Malbar before moving on to dinner with a difference in our Brasserie, where fresh, locally sourced Mal classics have a hearty helping of pure Irish flavour. Our Belfast hotel puts you on the doorstep of one the world's greatest maritime ports, a few minutes away from Victoria shopping centre and Titanic Quarter, and a stone's throw from the smartest bars and clubs in the city. Sure, it's the luck of the Irish to have a city like this to explore; don't miss out on this opportunity to see the best of Belfast with Malmaison