Virgin Active

Head Chef (Fulham Pools) - London

Greater London, England
£10.00 per hour + Excellent benefits
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Fulham P29
Job Type
Full Time

Are you Fit for Virgin Active..?

Are you passionate & energetic? Do you have experience in a similar role and looking for your next challenge in a well known brand & exciting environment? If the answer is yes then we want you!

We're looking for a Head Chef to deliver a red hot and world-class experience to our members in our Club Lounge. Running the very best Club Lounge is all about giving a heartfelt service.

Working closely with the Club Lounge Manager to ensure that revenue profit and performance targets are consistently achieved, you’ll also see that we meet all hygiene, health & safety requirements. And, when it comes to preparing food, devising special events, recruiting and leading a kitchen team or ensuring across the board compliance, you’ll be there making it all happen.

You role:

As a Head Chef, your role will be to:

  • Oversee & develop a ‘World Class’, healthy and memorable dining environment for members and guests using the Club Lounge
  • Actively seek feedback on menu options, quality and presentation, proactively promote menus and events
  • Support the Club Lounge Manager to ensure the department achieves its targets
  • Set and expect the highest standards, motivating the team to achieve & exceed
  • Consistently work to time constraints and have a real desire to drive positive change in a high-energy environment

What we can't live without:

As a Head Chef, you'll have/be:

  • NVQ Level 1 or above in catering (or above)
  • Level 2 (preferably Level 3) Food & Hygiene certificate
  • Previous experience of working in a similar role
  • Able to remain calm under pressure and work efficiently in all situations, with the ability to coach & motivate others.
  • Excellent organisational flair, with a keen eye for detail

Your commitment:

This role is Full time. Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the business as you will be working various shifts throughout each day and including weekends.

The Perks:

Why not master your trade in a diverse and fun environment, we’ll support you in this great new challenge with coaching and development every step of the way. Also, to reward your hard work you’ll get:

  • Dedicated Club Lounge Manager, there to support and promote your development
  • Tailored courses to suit you, your interests and increase your expertise in your field
  • Look the part; we’ll provide you  with uniform
  • Complimentary Virgin Active Health Club membership for you and a buddy
  • Discount on loads of Virgin products and services
  • 30 days holiday (pro rata) including bank holidays
  • Bonus birthday day off - an extra day off to celebrate your birthday however you see fit 

Come on, join one of the most prestigious companies in the UK!