Head Chef

Head Chef An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head Chef to join a passionate and target driven team in the Grand Opening of Novotel Cambridge North. This new hotel is just over an hour from central London, situated adjacent to one of the worlds most prestigious universities and some of the UK's most dynamic business parks. What you will be doing: Responsible for the overall success of the culinary operations in every outlet and other duties deemed required by the General Manager for the successful implementation of the property . Ensuring quality in the restaurant, banqueting, grab and go and In-Room Dining. To maintain an up-to-date knowledge of local and international market trends in order to create food experiences that satisfy guest needs, thereby maximizing sales opportunities. Responsible for delivering the best tasting food and culinary experience at every meal. This is a hands-on working position. The Head Chef will be intimately involved with every plate served to the guests through general planning, preparation, and presentation. To control requisitioning of food quantities, by forecasting volume, to achieve maximum profitability by avoiding over/under production Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of competitors food production/offerings. Very strong organizational skills. Deep understanding of each section in kitchen and requirements of Novotel Cambridge North. Lead by example, the Head chef will be prepared to operate every kitchen station from dishwasher to steak grill. The Head Chef will cultivate a HEARTIST atmosphere in the kitchen, where every member of the team feels valued and is supported. Managing supplies and stock inventory. Ensures the kitchen is a Gold Standard in terms Health and Safety and hygiene compliance Your experience and skills include: At least three years experience in a similar role. A proven track record of being passionate about food and the menus you have created. Experience in the luxury or upscale segment is preferred. Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal is required Proven track record of strong guest relations and networking skills Proven track record of initiative and going the extra mile to achieve targets. Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent. Why work for Accor? We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor's limitless possibilities. By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit https://careers.accor.com/ Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo BELIMITLESS This job was originally posted as www.caterer.com/job/91855942

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