Head Chef, Chef de cuisine - Virgin Hotels Edinburgh, Edinburgh and Lothians

Posted on July 28, 2022 | Start date July 29, 2022

Salary:£40,000 per annum
Hours:Contracted 40 hours
Days:5 days from 7
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Dinner: 50-60; Breakfast: up to 80; Functions: up to 120
Food type:High quality restaurant
Full-time chefs:24
Accommodation:Live out
Job description:

We are looking for a Head chef (Chef de cuisine) to join our team.

Some of the roles and responsibilities you will have:
- You are responsible for building a team of talented individuals who never let the ball drop. This means creating and monitoring a consistent training program that keeps the team on their toes. The initial training program has to prepare our new members for what lies ahead and set them up for success.
- Develops standard recipes which allow the restaurant to operate at an acceptable food cost and to ensure that the monthly forecasted Food Cost is achieved.
- The main priority is the guest experience, monitoring the floor, training and consistent leadership. However, there is still work to be done. Schedules must be completed to balance needs of business and labor profits. Inventory controls, P&L knowledge, waste of product, china, glass, equipment, etc must be monitored daily. All human resource aspects must be completed according to protocol.

We are looking for someone who ideally has 3-5 years’ experience in a full service restaurant or 5* hotel in management position

Great team player with the ability create excellent working relationships across the group. Collaborative approach with all departments, particularly food & beverage and sales & marketing

Strong communication and presentation skills to all levels of management

Some of the benefits to working for virgin hotels Edinburgh:
- Apprenticeship opportunities, get a qualification whilst you work
- Teammate accommodation and food and beverage discount rates
- Free overnight stay once you pass your "settling in period"

This position is available now for the right candidate

How to apply:

To apply email CV to meghan.mcguiness@virginhotels.com

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Contact details:meghan.mcguiness@virginhotels.com | virginhotels.com/edinburgh
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