Virgin Active

Head Chef (Fulham Pools) - London

Greater London, England
£10.00 per hour + Excellent benefits
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Fulham P29
Job Type
Full Time

Are you Fit for Virgin Active..?

Are you Passionate and energetic? Are you fun and positive? Are you a strong Team player?

If the answer is Yes then we want you!

Here at Virgin Active (Insert Club name) we’re looking for a Head Chef to deliver a red hot and world-class experience to our members in our Club Lounge. Running the very best Club Lounge is all about giving a heartfelt service.

Working closely with the Club Lounge Manager to ensure that revenue profit and performance targets are consistently achieved, you’ll also see that we meet all hygiene, health and safety requirements. And, when it comes to preparing food, devising special events, recruiting and leading a kitchen team or ensuring across the board compliance, you’ll be there making it all happen.


You will:

  • Oversee and develop a ‘World Class’, healthy and memorable dining environment for members and guests using the Club Lounge

  • Actively seek feedback on menu options, quality and presentation, proactively promote menus and events.

  • Supporting the F&B Manager to ensure the department achieves its targets

  • Set and expect the highest standards, are great at motivating others,

  • Consistently work to time constraints and have a real desire to drive positive change in a high-energy environment.

  • Minimum NVQ Level 1 or equivalent in catering, you’ll also need a minimum Level 2 (preferably Level 3) Food & Hygiene certificate.

  • Previous experience of working in a similar role; able to remain calm under pressure and work efficiently in all situations, with the ability to coach and motivate others.

  • Excellent organisational flair, with a keen eye for detail and strong numeracy & literacy skills.


Your commitment:

This role is Full time. Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the business as you will be working various shifts throughout each day and including weekends.


The Perks:

Why not master your trade in a diverse and fun environment, we’ll support you in this great new challenge with coaching and development every step of the way. Also, to reward your hard work you’ll get:

  • Dedicated F&B manager, there to support and promote your development

  • Tailored courses to suit you, your interests and increase your expertise in your field.

  • Look the part; we’ll provide you  with uniforms

  • Complimentary gym membership for you and a buddy

  • Discount on loads of Virgin products and services

  • 30 days holiday (pro rata) including bank holidays

  •  Bonus birthday day off - an extra day off to celebrate your birthday however you see fit


Come on, join one of the most prestigious companies in the UK!