Head Chef

The QHotels Collection
Hampshire Court, Basingstoke
Competitive Salary
Closing date
18 Oct 2022

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Job Type
Full Time
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Are you a strong people manager? 

Do you thrive in a busy kitchen, supported by a brigade? 

As the Head Chef, you’ll be ‘hands-on’, leading by example as well as managing the kitchen. You will be responsible for delivering excellent guest services, ensuring the quality of food is to an expected high standard and providing ongoing training for your team. 

You will be overseeing the restaurant menu and ensuring the food being delivered to guests is to spec and to a high standard. You'll be able to showcase your creative side by offering signature dishes/specials as well as when you are catering for meetings & events.

What will I do? 

  • Control the food preparation and delegate 
  • Ensure the food being prepared and leaving the kitchen is to a high standard and consistent 
  • Implement and follow company menu, ensuring standardisation across the dishes and specifications are being adhered to 
  • Purchasing of food products and related items from nominated company suppliers 
  • Keeping within set budget 
  • Regular audit checks are carried out 
  • Stock rotation and stock checks carried out 
  • Identify your individual team’s areas of development and provide relevant training 
  • Rotas 

Is this the role for me? 

  • Would suit someone working in contract catering and seeking a role within a hotel kitchen? 
  • Previous experience working within a busy kitchen 
  • A passion for high standards and quality food 
  • Lead by example 
  • Strong people management experience 
  • Budget management 

Why The QHotels Collection? 

  • Family and Friends discounts in hotels across The QHotels Collection  
  • Free onsite parking 
  • Various Employee celebratory days throughout the year 
  • Support with training & professional qualifications, including course fees! 
  • Carve out your own career path with The QHotels Collection as there will be progression & career development opportunities across our hotel portfolio 
  • Internal talent exchange network Access to an Employee Assistance Programme, 24/7, 365 days a year  

The Armed Forces Covenant is a voluntary statement of mutual support between a civilian community and its local Armed Forces Community. It is intended to complement the Armed Forces Covenant, which outlines the moral obligation between the Nation, the Government and the Armed Forces. The QHotels Collection proudly support the UK Armed Forces and have signed the Armed Forces Covenant achieving the Silver Award. 


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