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Head Chef

Hall & Woodhouse Ltd
Wimborne, Dorset
Up to £35,000 pa
Closing date
28 Apr 2021

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Head Chef

The Olive Branch Fabulous Opportunity - Open Kitchen

The sensational Olive Branch in the heart of Wimborne is impressive in every respect. The pub offers guests great food options from the relaxed Pantry to more formal dining in the restaurant with its open kitchen. The Olive Branch caters for breakfast lunch and dinner and has a superb outside terrace and garden - the best in Wimborne.

As Head Chef at the Olive Branch you will receive:

  • A sensible work life balance with 5 days working, consistent hours and excellent conditions
  • A starting salary of up to £35,000 per year
  • Rewards for outstanding performance and a full package of lifestyle benefits
  • Job security and career development opportunities
  • All the support you need to succeed
  • The chance to lead a fabulous team in an awesome business

Job requirements - apply if you are:

  • A highly organized Head Chef with experience in branded high volume service
  • A serious chef that cares - who is driven and determined to achieve excellence together
  • Able to work to precise specifications for cooking and presentation
  • An inspirational leader able to influence and develop your kitchen team to achieve their best
  • A chef that enjoys the buzz of a busy service and the spotlight of an open kitchen
  • Able to follow and enforce food safety and hygiene standards
  • Looking for a chef job that offers security and long term prospects
  • Seeking an employer that recognizes and rewards commitment and talent

Previous experience and knowledge of leading operations in a managed pub or restaurant service is essential. If you share our hospitality DNA and have the skills, drive and commitment to produce consistent high quality, to specification, under time and volume pressure, apply today.  

Knowledge, skills and attributes required:

  • An exceptional leader
  • Able to work to precise specifications for cooking and presentation

Where you'll work: The Olive Branch A historic Dorset pub and dining room in the heart of Wimborne Housed in a Grade II listed building (and home to 12 white doves), the 2003 transformation of the Olive Branch is credited with kick-starting Wimborne’s emergence as a foodie destination. Named after the Roman practice of hanging olive branches outside taverns as tokens of peace, this local haunt offers a little escape from the everyday. From relaxed dining in the Pantry, to toasting the weekend in the amazing bar, you can make your occasion (however big or small) that bit more special in this characterful and contemporary inn. And if that’s not enough, outside you’ll find the stunning terrace and garden (the best in Wimborne) - the perfect place to relax on a sunny evening.


Join the Hall & Woodhouse family - a great place to work

Hall & Woodhouse is the Dorset based brewer of Badger beers and Forum lager that owns and operates high end pub restaurants and small hotels throughout the south of England from Devon to Kent. Established in 1777 Hall & Woodhouse is a family owned company that blends the best traditional values with an inclusive and progressive approach to business.

Find Us
Hall & Woodhouse Ltd
01258 452141
The Brewery
Blandford St Mary
DT11 9LS
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