Head Chef

11 June 2024
£40000 / year
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Job Description

About us:

We’re looking for a Head Chef for the iconic Prince Alfred in Maida Vale. This is a truly unique pub – from the Grade II listed bar area complete with snob screens through to the open kitchen and comfy dining room complete with skylights. Our menu showcases the best of British seasonal ingredients, and we have been voted as one of the top 10 roasts in England. We’re looking for a creative chef to showcase their skills and flair to cement our status as one of the best pubs for a meal and a drink in Maida Vale and beyond as we invest in a refurb later in the year.

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