Head Chef

11 June 2024
£40000 / year
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Job Description

About us:

Just around the corner from Buckingham Palace, Phoenix Victoria wants to offer you a royal welcome to our great pub. Be proud to serve delicious food from our talented head chef and work alongside a friendly and welcoming team.
Whether it’s shaking up the finest cocktails on our elegant first floor, or pouring the perfect pint of Guinness fit for a king in our bustling main bar, Phoenix Victoria is full of adventure and we look forward to sharing that with you.

What we offer our Head Chefs:

  • Head Chefs get to have full autonomy to create your own menus and specials
  • Access to our Apprenticeship Scheme and Development Programmes
  • Access to regular culinary masterclasses covering topics such as Game, Butchery and Shellfish
  • Access to inspirational food trips with our top quality suppliers
  • Regular Chef Forums with other Head Chefs to inspire and develop
  • Free meals
  • 20% discount in all Young’s pubs and hotels
  • Share save Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • 28 Days Holiday per year

What we look for in a Head Chef:

This role requires someone that can inspire a team, to bring out the potential and lead by example whilst being able to develop, cost and produce fresh seasonal menus for the variety of revenue streams within the business.

  • Have experience championing excellent service through quality food either as a Head Chef or in the position of Sous Chef
  • Demonstrate a passion for leading and developing a team
  • Be an active hands-on team player with excellent communication skills
  • Be responsible and able to manage the kitchen staff rota, training and all health and safety effectively at all times
  • Be able to demonstrate your creativity and ability to design and deliver new dishes for our menus and daily specials
  • Demonstrate great planning and organisational skills, necessary to maintain effective controls with regard to both GP and labour
  • Have a pro-active approach to driving sales and delivering growth, through engagement with both kitchen and front of house teams