Executive Head Chef

40 hours per week

The Royal Horseguards is a stunning 5 star hotel overlooking the River Thames, close to The Embankment and Trafalgar Square. The hotel has 282 bedrooms, restaurant, bar and terrace area as well as exceptional banqueting facilities at one of London's most prestigious conference and banqueting venues, One Whitehall Place.

The Role

Are you an experienced Chef who can demonstrate innovation and entrepreneurial flare, who can inspire your team and delight your guests? If you are, we�d love to hear from you.

We are currently looking for an Executive Head Chef to take responsibility for the smooth running of our busy kitchen operations. You will ensure that the kitchen operates efficiently while managing the profitability and providing consistently excellent food that exceeds guests� expectations. Your team will provide all food for guest breakfasts, a la carte menus, Banquets, Buffets and Bars as well as food for their colleagues on a daily basis, and you will have ultimate responsibility for the recruitment, training and development of your team and be accountable for engagement within your department.

If you have experience within a similar environment; an excellent knowledge of Health & Safety standards and the ability to develop a truly guest focussed team to their full potential please send us your CV.

What we look for

  • Experience within a similar role
  • Excellent stock and profit control
  • Inspirational leadership ability
  • An eye for detail
  • Demonstrable passion for hospitality

What's in it for you?

  • 20 days holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays
  • Discounted rates on hotel rooms, food and drink across the glh group
  • Interest free season ticket loans (conditions apply)
  • Access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Long Service Awards
  • Pension and Healthcare Schemes
  • Generous recommend a friend scheme
  • Access to discounts and cashback through a huge range of retailers and service providers via our online benefits portal
  • Wonderful Person of the month scheme with cash prizes
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Staff refreshments on shift