Head Chef - St Ives, Pedn Olva

Employer
St Austell Brewery
Location
St Ives
Salary
Up to £45000.00 per annum
Closing date
10 Jun 2022

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Sector
Chef jobs, Head Chef
Job Type
Full Time
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Pedn Olva sits just thirty feet above sapphire waters and is flanked by golden sands, enjoying spectacular views towards St Ives harbour and across the bay.

You’ll be working at a landmark hotel that attracts visitors and locals alike to its scenic bar and sun-drenched terraces. St Ives itself is a stunning location that boasts a collection of glorious beaches, with quaint streets and alleys dotted with art galleries, cafes, and shops.

We’re looking for a Head Chef to lead our talented kitchen team. You’ll oversee a fast-paced environment, manage passionate people, and cook with locally sourced produce to provide experiences that delight our guests. 

About you: 

  • You front the Kitchen and Back of House Team, taking pride in overseeing a quality food offering that delights our guests. 
  • Working closely with the General Manager, you champion the spirit and values of St Austell Family Group, inspiring those around you and setting a glowing example for them to follow.
  • You have a passion for creating culinary delights from quality, locally sourced ingredients.
  • A keen eye for details sees you take responsibility for all food leaving the kitchen, making sure it is up to spec, with costs kept in line with company targets.
  • Closely monitoring your team’s performance gives you the insight to give praise where it’s due, provide constructive feedback, and nurture talent.
  • You care about the environment and ensure that the handling and disposing of waste and recycling materials is done in the right way. Your team members see you as a source of knowledge. Thanks to you, they know our offering inside out and adapt to menu changes with ease. 
  • You know food health and safety regulations like the back of your hand.
  • Being commercially minded, you understand budgets and sales targets, and play your part in helping to achieve them.
  • You make sure the kitchen it is kept looking spick and span, upholding the highest levels of hygiene and cleanliness.

What we will offer you in return:

  • 30% off food and drink in our pubs.
  • 50% off overnight stays in our pubs.
  • A free two-night stay in our pubs every year.
  • Westfield Rewards, including discounts and rewards from hundreds of leading retailers, restaurants, and destinations.
  • Cycle to work scheme on select roles.
  • Learning and development opportunities.
  • Career progression.
  • Free food on shift.
  • Family-friendly policies.
  • Flexible working.
  • Paid time off to volunteer for charity. 

Additional info:

St Austell Family Group is an Equal Opportunities employer, and we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We also welcome requests for flexible working.


Early applications are encouraged as we’ll review applications throughout the recruitment process and reserve the right to close the advert at any time. Please note that we politely request no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. Speculative CVs from recruitment agencies won’t be accepted, nor the fees associated with them.  

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