Chessington World of Adventures

Hotel Head Chef - Chessington

Chessington, London
19 Dec 2016
03 Jan 2017
Job Type
Full Time

We are Chessington World of Adventures Resort and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments!

We are currently recruiting for a Head Chef.  In this role you will work with and develop a first class team of Chefs and Kitchen Porters, manage the production and service from the kitchen and regularly evaluate food standards within the Hotel.  You'll be used to working in a very fast paced, environment - as this role is going to keep you very busy! You'll deputise for the Executive Chef in their absence, taking day to day responsibility for the operation of the Kitchen and the team within your control.

We are looking for the following skills and experience;

  • An experienced chef with a solid food background, ideally from a large hotel and conference or leisure catering establishment.
  • A hardworking and flexible leader, who encourages new ideas from the team, keen to coach and develop them within our global business of Merlin Entertainments.
  • Exceptional communications skills, able to work alongside senior managers within the hotel to ensure our guests receive the 4 star wild adventure they were expecting.

This role is full time, permanent, averaging 40 hours per week and will include weekends and bank holidays as required.

Alongside a competitive annual salary and 33 days holiday you can look forward to enjoying a great benefits package  including a Group Personal Pension Plan, Merlin Magic pass, Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Vouchers, Life Assurance, 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants, 40% discount online off of Lego, and much more!