Head Chef, Selbourne Hotel, Argyll and the Islands

Posted on May 10, 2022 | Start date June 1, 2022

Salary:£26,000 to £30,000 per annum Annual tax free dividend payment
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Food type:Traditonal British
Full-time chefs:4
Accommodation:En-suite room
Job description:

Alfa Leisureplex Group has an opportunity for a Head Chef to join our team based at Selbourne Hotel, Dunoon.

About the Job
As a Head Chef you will be required to work circa 42 hours per week, usually over 5 days and usually with split shifts including breakfast and dinner service. The salary for this role is £26,000 - £30,000 per annum.
There will be the option to live in the Hotel if required.
The primary role of the Head Chef will be to offer table d’hote menu on a 7 day cycle system. This means the menu is repeated each week making the majority of starters, mains and sweets in-house using as much fresh produce as is available. You will work with suppliers that are already in place, and be responsible for the budget control and hygiene standards.
As a Head Chef you will be responsible for a small kitchen team to ensure they are trained to the required standard, and your role will include producing rotas along with kitchen administration. You will also have responsibility for temperature control records, cleaning schedules and other related company administration documents. Your role will also include tasks such as a weekly stock take, food ordering and stores security.
Benefits of being an employee at ALG:
• Funding for any relevant training courses to aid your development
• Employee dividend payment twice yearly, free from tax
• Support and continuous development opportunities
• Free employee meals
• Employee Assistance programme - Health Assured
• Competitive occupational sick pay scheme
• Build your pension – we have a pension scheme in place that the Company contributes towards
• Fantastic discounts on our holidays and hotel stays
• Annual dividend payment for being an Employee Owner, free from tax
• Length of service rewards
• Job Security – our employee owned status provides better job security, as we cant be sold to another company
The ideal candidate
• Previous experience in a similar role within the kitchen
• High level of food hygiene and health and safety knowledge
• Stock rotation, labelling and cost control experience
• A passion for food by delivering consistency
• Ambition to lead and support others
• Have a positive can do attitude
The Alfa Leisureplex Group is one of the UK’s most highly respected coach holiday and hotel companies with a consolidated turnover of over £50 million per year. We are the UK’s only employee owned Travel Company and our brands include Leisureplex Hotels, Alfa Travel and David Urquhart Travel.
Leisureplex Hotels own and operate 21 hotels in the UK’s most popular seaside locations. We have a combined bed stock of 1,800 rooms and achieve strong all year round occupancies due to our sister brands Alfa Travel and David Urquhart Travel, plus our links to other coach operators and group organisers. We also cater for Self Drive guests and direct hotel bookings.
As an employee owned business with over 750 employee partners, we see our people as our most valuable asset in growing our business and continuing to provide a high quality service to our customers.

How to apply:

email: careers@alfaleisureplex.co.uk

Work for partners:

Work may be available should a partner wish to join them

Contact details:claire.moule@alfatravel.co.uk | www.alfatravel.co.uk
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