Head Chef - Glasgow

Metropolitan Gaming
Up to £38,000 per annum + Excellent company benefits
Closing date
11 Apr 2023

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Head Chef - Glasgow

Are you ready to take your career to a whole new level?

We have a new exciting opportunity at our Alea Casino in Glasgow, this is your chance to build a rewarding career in Metropolitan Gaming. One of the leading and innovative entertainment luxury brands in the UK.

Our Alea Casino in Glasgow is a central destination proving a vast variety of services such as our sports bar, events, casino services and most of all our Waterside restaurant.

Not only will you work within an amazing workplace culture and team, we offer many company benefits:

  • Enhanced salary from midnight until 6am
  • Growth opportunities
  • Parking facilities
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Extensive employee HUB offering discounts from travel, retail, hospitality to health and well-being
  • Regular training and development
  • Employee health and well-being services
  • Refer a friend incentive (Paid into your employee hub account)
  • 50% off food and drinks in all our UK venues
  • Financial advice services
  • Holiday accrual with length of service

So, are you ready to hit the jackpot with your career?

Within this role you must have previous experience working in a kitchen environment as a head chef or as a senior sous chef.

Having a strong attention to detail and clear leadership skills, these are both essential to the role. Other factors such as understanding kitchen processes such as inventory, compliance, food health and safety/hygiene standards and audit points are pivotal to the role.

A total understanding COSHH, HACCP, Natasha's Law and the future legal requirements behind allergen and calories within menu writing.


  • Must be confident and be able to manage teams and communicate well with the wider management team.
  • Must maintain a high level of cooking standards.
  • Must be able to demonstrate skills and be fully conversant with company procedures, health and safety and food safety whilst maintaining high audit scores.
  • Must be highly organised.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.
  • Knowledge of best cooking practices.
  • Enforce strict health and hygiene standards.
  • Able to oversee kitchen inventory.
  • Effectively coach team members and assist their individual development.
  • Proven ability in menu planning and maintaining menus.

PLEASE NOTE: You must be aged 18 or over and have the right to work in the UK.



Owned by Silverpoint Capital since July 2021 and boasting a wealth of experience in both gaming and hospitality, we are committed to bringing a new perspective to the casino experience and continually innovating to deliver a unique and authentic experience for our guests in each of our individual locations.

As well as the very best gaming experience, our venues offer customers a diverse portfolio of bars and restaurants to enjoy when they visit. We were the first casino group in the UK to introduce dynamic leisure facilities to its properties to make them true entertainment destinations; these include celebrity chef restaurants, James Martin and Marco Pierre White, and Kings Bar in partnership with Budweiser.


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