Head Chef

Contract Type - Permanent
39 hours per week

Employment Type - Full Time

Thistle Hyde Park

Thistle Hyde Park is a tranquil haven in the heart of London, close to the West End and overlooking the park itself, this 54 bedroom hotel dates back to Victorian times. Its location is convenient for transport links, but its intimacy means that the team can offer truly personal service to their guests.

The Role

Are you a Head Chef who can demonstrate innovation and entrepreneurial flair, who can inspire your team and delight your guests? If you are, we'd love to hear from you.

As Head Chef you will be responsible for all aspects of the smooth running of the kitchen operation within the hotel, from Banquets and Buffets for functions, the a la carte menu and the daily provision of staff food. You will have ultimate responsibility for the recruitment, training and development of your teams and you will also be accountable for engagement within your department.


What we look for

  • Inspirational leadership ability
  • An eye for detail
  • Previous experience at the head of a 5 star kitchen
  • Demonstrable passion for hospitality

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive starting salary and Holiday entitlement
  • Discounted hotel rates for yourself and your family across the Guoman and Thistle group
  • A huge range of online benefits which allows you to claim discounts and cash back with thousands of different retailers and service providers
  • The opportunity to work within an organisation committed to personal and career development
  • Pension and Healthcare schemes
  • Uniform (where applicable) and meals on duty