Head Chef

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/1489165/108350/VC
  • Date Posted: 7 June 2022
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: Oxford
  • Salary: £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £45000 - £45000
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • As our Head Chef you will have experience of running a busy kitchen providing a high volume of quality food preparation across 7 days.
  • You will manage a brigade of 10 including a Sous Chef, Banqueting Chef and a Commis Chef
  • You will prepare and cook for guests and events including conferences and weddings
  • This position will require the skills of a dedicated professional who has the imagination, flair and commitment to assist in the building of an already established food venue
  • We are committed to providing first class working conditions and a permanent career, with excellent opportunities to develop and progress within our team. If you have a love of preparing, cooking and presenting food to exceptional standards, enjoy working in a busy and well equipped kitchen, have a real eye for detail, working to the highest standards of food hygiene and understand the importance of working effectively with other departments to deliver great food experiences for our guests, then we may have the job you have been looking for
What we'll give:

Head Chef

  • £45,000 per annum, 40 hours per week
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
  • Medicash policy
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Free parking
  • Christmas & New Year off
  • Discounted rates on Venues Collection rooms

Just 13 miles from Oxford, Milton Hill House provides a warm and welcoming environment. We aim to make every visit a truly enjoyable one. Nestled within 22 acres of peaceful parkland, the property retains its Georgian charm.

More about the role:
  • Our Head Chef role is a key position in the future development of this exciting business and will be instrumental in achieving our sustainability goals
  • You will work closely with the GM and the senior leadership team, developing an outstanding culinary experience for all guests
  • We are committed to providing first class working conditions and a permanent career, with excellent opportunities to develop and progress within our team. If you have a love of preparing, cooking and presenting food to exceptional standards, enjoy working in a busy and well equipped kitchen, have a real eye for detail, working to the highest standards of food hygiene and understand the importance of working effectively with other departments to deliver great food experiences for our guests, then we may have the job you have been looking for
Who you are:
  • You will play a pivotal role in the kitchen and must be quick-thinking, adaptable and calm under pressure. You will be ambitious, confident, and resilient, someone who take a hands-on approach and enjoys leading a talented brigade
  • You will have a real passion for fresh ingredients and enjoy creating stunning dishes time and time again, with a proven track record in high quality environments
  • Confidence is key with the ability to demonstrate your own style with finesse and flair and illustrate how you keep pace with food trends and translate them to exciting and appealing menu and food offers
  • We have a guest first approach and you will showcase how you are able to adapt style to a broad range of experiences
  • You will be commercially minded with evidence of successfully managing costs in line with exceptional delivery and evidence experience of supervising or managing people
Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

Levy Restaurants UK is the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK and Ireland and British partner to Levy Restaurants US. A hospitality market leader, Levy Restaurants provides individual character to each of its clients through focusing on delicious food, great atmosphere and legendary service.

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.