Head Chef, Apex Pine Trees Hotel, Perthshire

Posted on June 14, 2024 | Start date June 15, 2024

Salary:£47,250 per annum plus excellent benefits and perks
Days:5 days from 7 mixture of shifts
Holidays:35 days
Food type:Quality Restaurant
Full-time chefs:
Accommodation:Accommodation available
Job description:

Why Join Pine Trees Hotel?

This is an excellent time to join our dynamic Pine Trees Management Team as Head Chef, as we unveil our extensive refurbishment project. As we embark on our exciting rebrand and re-opening, you will be an integral part of our inspirational Management team, with several key managers joining together to drive this exciting new Pine Trees Hotel chapter forward.

You'll receive a warm welcome at Pine Trees on joining us as a Head Chef and become not only an integral part of the team here in Pitlochry but join our extended family as Pine Trees is owned and operated by Apex Hotels.

We genuinely care about our guests and each other and we show this through our family values of Trust, Passion, Friendliness and Teamwork. It is these values that support you to be yourself here at Pine Trees. By bringing your own personality, passion, and ideas to the role, you will add a new dynamic to our innovative and supportive Kitchen Team. We believe it is our personality, style and friendliness that makes Pine Trees

Role Overview:

To excel within this role, you'll display the ability to work to a budget whilst leading the way in menu creation and dish development. You'll be able to combine financial awareness with a flair and passion for food. You will be passionate to deliver the highest standards in menu offerings. As you are joining Pine Trees Hotel at this time of company growth, you will have high involvement in new menu design, working with local suppliers to ensure the best produce for our menu’s, working closely with the General Manager to run the kitchen budget in relation to occupancy, kitchen expenses and kitchen rota.

Main Responsibilities:

Leading a brigade of chefs catering for the Restaurant and conference and events facilities.
Taking responsibility and accountability for all aspects of the management of the kitchen including operating within company standards and in compliance with all Health and Safety legislation.
You will be responsible for ensuring the preparation, cooking and presentation of food consistently meets high standards and that the required profit objectives are achieved through efficient food costing and effective staff management and training.
Maximising sales and profit while always ensuring customer satisfaction.
Coaching, training, and supporting all Chefs and apprentices to provide consistently high standards, while continually looking to improve. You'll have the talent to build, develop and motivate a team to deliver excellent levels of customer care.
Work with the General Manager during our site audits to develop and build the offering.
About you:

We love to welcome people with different experiences and from different places into our Apex family. We want to ensure you get the best experience from the role you begin your journey with us in.

You will be friendly and approachable; you will go the extra mile for our guests; you will provide highly consistent good service and you will lead by example. To be successful in the role you will:

Ensure our guests experience and the food is presented to a high spec.
You'll be passionate about nurturing and developing your team through development programs and mentoring.
Great organiser and who can prioritise your workload.
Previous experience at Head Chef level or Senior Sous Chef Level is preferred
You will have previous managerial experience within a similar role.
Experience of working in a 4 or 5 star hotel would be beneficial.
You will meet great people, have fun at work, develop new friendships, learn new skills, and of course you will also receive a competitive rate of pay and a generous range of employee benefits which includes:

35 days holiday
Training and development from day one
Employee events and celebrations
Inhouse company interactive employee communication APP
Entry to our state-of-the-art gym and pools
Healthy meals to enjoy while you're working.
Access to an external Employee Assistance Programme
Financial Wellbeing App Wagestream, allowing you the flexibility to get paid earlier than your normal monthly pay date.
£200 referral bonus when your friends or family join the team.
Following your first successful 3 months, you’ll also receive ……

Access to our discounts and wellbeing platform “Treat Yourself Here”, unlocking savings and experiences for you and your family.
Involvement in our employee of the quarter and annual recognition schemes
Long service recognition
Probation pass and annual anniversary complimentary guest experience overnight stay and dinner for two
50% discount in our restaurants
Cycle to Work Scheme
Discounted room rates for employees, friends, and family
Spa treatments and product discounts
Critical Illness & Life Assurance cover
We encourage you to bring your true self to work. We’ll provide great training and development opportunities, allowing you to flourish in a fulfilling career, reaching your dreams and aspirations. Our family can never be too big, there’s a place here for you. We have one ask - that you bring your personality, ideas, and spark. We’re an innovative, thriving business and we want you to be part of our exciting journey.

How to apply:

Please click on the link provided to apply https://careers.apexhotels.co.uk/head-chef-206100.htm

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