Vintage Inns are currently looking for an experienced Head Chef: A great opportunity to join the team as a Head Chef at this well-established Vintage Inn at the heart of its local community.
This busy restaurant has a cosy and relaxed atmosphere and with our varied menu and specials there’s something for everyone. We are now seeking a Head Chef to join our team to help build upon our existing reputation.
Formerly known as The Dolphin, The Sergison Arms is named after the Sergison family, who historically owned large areas of farmland in and around Haywards Heath. Dating back to the 16th century, it is thought to be one of the oldest buildings in the town and began life as a private dwelling called Vynalls, named for John Vynall (d.1599).
This is a very exciting opportunity to join the Vintage Inns team and the wider Mitchells & Butlers group.
What you’ll do in this role…
As Head Chef you’ll be responsible for the entire kitchen operation, overseeing food ordering, preparation, delivery, staffing, stock control and conforming at all times with health and hygiene regulations. You’ll train, motivate and inspire your team to deliver an efficient food operation and be responsible for the kitchen’s financial performance which can lead to attractive rewards.
Before applying for this role please ask yourself - is this you?
• Are you confident leading a team and taking responsibility?
• Are you passionate about serving up great food dishes you can be proud of?
• Can you ensure the kitchen maintains target profit margins?
• Have you got a good eye for detail and are you able to work under pressure?
• Do you hold a level 2 food safety award or higher?
What we’ll offer…
We’ll offer you a great salary, plus a comprehensive training programme which will develop your skills and enable you to be promoted further, as well as being rewarded with an attractive Head Chef annual bonus of up to £4,000. What’s more, being part of the UK’s largest managed pub and restaurant company means we can support you to achieve professional qualifications and offer you a host of future career opportunities, plus a great employee benefits package which includes high street discounts, paid holidays, pension and Sharesave Scheme.
A bit about Vintage Inns…
Vintage Inns are some of Britain’s finest country pubs. A place in the heart of the countryside with cosy interiors retaining wonderful original features, simply dripping with individuality and style. People travel here from miles around for the superb seasonal food and fantastic service, so there’ll be no standing still for you and your team.
You will also be required to hold a full driving licence and must also have continued and unlimited access to a vehicle.