Vacancy - Executive Head Chef

Executive Head Chef

Sector:

Chefs, Management

Location:

London - WC1N 2AB

Hours:

40 hours per week, 5 out of 7, Full time

Salary:

£48k - 50k- Per Annum

Apply:

To Apply please send your CV to the email address below.

Paul Wilcock : paul.wilcock@goodenough.ac.uk

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We are searching for an experienced Executive Head Chef with a background in exceptional food catering services to join Holroyd Howe and work at one of our prestigious Independent colleges

London – WC1N 2AB

Overseeing a team of 7 chefs (1 Sous, 3 Chef de Partie, 2 Commis, 1 Breakfast Chef and casual commis support as required) Who are we Overview Working for Holroyd Howe at Goodenough College as the onsite caterer, we provide the daily meals catering service to 700 international post graduate students, 365 days per year who live in this prestigious residential development in central London.

We serve everything from bar food to fine dining formal dinners and cater to a wide variety of internal and external client events, hotel guests and an 80 strong client team. Facilities include a 250 sit down capacity Great Hall with adjacent servery, a 65 bed 4* hotel, 10 event meeting rooms, an amazing enclosed garden square, external enclosed garden and an all-day café and bar Daily Meal services run from 8am to 9pm Mon to Fri and 8am – 8pm at weekends.

The successful candidate is likely to have hotel, conferencing, event, fine dining and retail catering experience. Additionally they will: • Demonstrate excellent cooking skills with a strong understanding of produce, ingredients and flavours • The ability to write creative and varied menus within a cost structure • Excellent leadership skills with experience of coaching and developing your team • Flexible, adaptable and calm under pressure with good time management • Effective communication at all levels with your team, management and client department heads. • Exceptional organisation and planning skills to deliver high quality food to all customers • Strong understanding of budget management and how to achieve it consistently • High attention to detail, ensuring quality and consistency of delivery • Takes pride in running a clean and HACCP compliant kitchen and kitchen team

If you are looking for an employer that will invest in you and develop your career further, then look no further and apply!

As a Executive Head Chef you will…


As well as having excellent presentation, communication, and management skills, you will be able to demonstrate a real passion for food and service and possess bags of enthusiasm.

• Demonstrate excellent cooking skills with a strong understanding of produce, ingredients and flavours
• The ability to write creative and varied menus within a cost structure
• Excellent leadership skills with experience of coaching and developing your team
• Flexible, adaptable and calm under pressure with good time management
• Effective communication at all levels with your team, management and client department heads.
• Exceptional organisation and planning skills to deliver high quality food to all customers
• Strong understanding of budget management and how to achieve it consistently
• High attention to detail, ensuring quality and consistency of delivery
• Takes pride in running a clean and HACCP compliant kitchen and kitchen team

Benefits we offer…

There are many advantages to working for us and we provide our employees with bespoke benefits which include:

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• Free meals whilst at work and Onsite Parking
• Career development opportunities/ HIT Apprenticeships
• Prestigious working environments
• Team events scheduled throughout the year
• 28 Prorated Holiday days inclusive of bank holidays
• Pension scheme
• Company sick pay scheme
• Employee Benefits Platform
• Work/life balance
• Employee Assistance Program
• People awards to celebrate our employees
• Reward & recognition schemes
• Recommend a friend scheme     

Who we are… 

Holroyd Howe is one of the UK’s leading contract caterers, providing fresh innovative food services solely to independent schools and colleges.

We are a team of experienced professionals who tailor our catering service provision specifically to suit children of all ages in order to meet the bespoke requirements of each school.

We invest in the training and development of our teams to give them the appropriate skills necessary to thrive in their job roles. We have outstanding teams of experienced professionals who tailor our catering service provision specifically to suit children, of all ages, meeting the bespoke requirements of our clients.  

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