Kitchen Manager / Head Chef

  • Richmond
  • Haven
Come and join our One Great Team here at Haven as a Kitchen Team Manager!As part of our full time, permanent Food & Beverage Leadership Team, you will… - Oversee the day-to-day operation of our restaurants Kitchen,following standard operating procedures ensuring a safe and secure environmentfor all- Deliver our performance targets against budget, managestock, margin and cost control- Complete relevant administrative tasks including teamRota’s, Safety and Legislative compliance checks - Drive continuous improvement, provide solutions to issuesand set goals for growth- Lead and coach the team ensuring they work productively anddevelop professionally - Engage and inspire the team to always be Guest obsessed- Effectively recruit and train new team- This is a hands-on role where you will leadfrom the front cooking 85% of your time, whilst also managing the kitchenstandards on health, safety and hygieneWhat’s In It For You?  - Free use of our Leisure Facilities, including swimming pool - Up to 50% Discount off food on Park and 20% discount in our shops - Opportunity to use our Corporate Box at the O2 Arena - Fantastic Discounts with many national Brands & Retailers - 20% Discount to you, your family & friends across Haven & Warner Leisure Hotels - Reward & Recognition Schemes - Training and development opportunities including fully funded qualifications - Fantastic Health, Mind & Money Support Programme - Enhanced family friendly policies and pay* (eligibility criteria applied) Salary: Competitive plus Benefits, and the opportunity to earn up to 10% AnnualBonusExperience and Qualifications You may already be a Kitchen Manager or Head Chef which is great.Or maybe you’re an experienced Sous Chef or Second Chef looking for the nextstep! All we are looking for is…- Proven experience leading large teams in a fast-paced Kitchenor similar environment- Experience in managing operations, performance, resourcesand cost control- Can confidently deal with Guest concerns and resolveproblems- Excellent communication, organisational and leadershipskills- Strong decision-making ability - Level 3 Food Hygiene QualificationWho are we?  We’re part of an award-winning Bourne Leisure family,which includes Haven & Warner Hotels. We have 9,000 fantastic team membersand 39 beautiful seaside locations and our HQ based in Hemel Hempstead. What’s it like to work with us?  Working with us is ultimately defined by ourexceptional people and teams. At Haven, we take pride in our Breath of FreshAir culture, which focuses on valuing and supporting every team member. Weprioritise openness and transparency in our interactions allowing our teammembers to be their authentic selves.We aim to offer flexibility where we can, ourTeam Managers working hours are usually 45 hours per week over 5 days and couldinclude evenings and weekends.We would love to hear from you