Head Chef - Golf (Tier 2 visa Sponsorship available for this role)

The Manor House and Golf Club, Castle Combe, Wiltshire
Closing Date: 30th November 2021

Job Introduction

In a Nutshell

We are actively seeking a new Head Chef to help prepare and cook delicious food for our Golf Club at The Manor House in Castle Combe.

You will be responsible for overseeing the food and kitchen operations for the Golf Club and will lead and inspire the kitchen and service teams with a culture that delivers an amazing guest experience.

Menu development will be an important part of this role with a thorough understanding and passion for food, flavours and using local ingredients.  A key eye for local and current food trends will be integral to this role.

If this is the kind of opportunity you are looking for - apply now!

Main Responsibilities

Lots to do but lots of fun

  • Be the face of the Golf Club kitchen, leading and inspiring the kitchen and service teams to deliver amazing guest experiences
  • Create original and great tasting seasonal food menus
  • Motivate the kitchen team to deliver a consistently high standard of food preparation and cooking
  • Hold regular inspirational product and skill focussed training sessions for the kitchen and service teams
  • Lead the recruitment of chefs 
  • Establish great relationships with food suppliers and work closely with the Golf Club Manager to negotiate contracts
  • Ensure the kitchens are compliant with Health & Safety regulations and to manage and uphold regular cleaning and kitchen maintenance schedules
  • Work closely with the Golf Club Manager, marketing and events teams for the effective food operation throughout service and for all events at the club
  • Ensure that systems for stock management are adhered to and that stock levels are maintained in all kitchens with stock rotation taking place
  • Implement and maintain food wastage control within all kitchens
  • Have a sound working understanding of all costs and charges relating to food operations and ensuring food cost of sales and GP margins are maintained at budgeted levels 
  • Control the operational excellence of a busy and demanding kitchen, ensuring the Standard Operating Procedures for the kitchens are fully understood and followed at all times.
  • Control wage percentages in line with budget
  • Oversee all ordering, stock controls and standards of procedures
  • Participate fully as a team member within the F&B Department
  • Attend daily meetings promptly as required and to attend weekly F&B meetings.
  • Be responsible for ensuring all kitchen equipment and machinery is in working order and all repairs are reported and monitored

Take a look at the incredible range of benefits you can enjoy when you join the Exclusive team and how you can be rewarded and recognised for doing a fantastic job!