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. An exciting time to join our team, we are embarking on a multi million pound refurbishment across all areas of our beautiful property, including our bedrooms, public areas, events spaces, restaurant and bar, which will enhance and showcase the unique history of The Royal Horseguards, while providing elegant spaces and amplified service.

The Role

Are you a creative, dedicated and ambitious Executive Head Chef who is ready to lead the culinary operation at one of our exclusive hotels? In charge of offering our residents an unrivalled dining experience. We are looking for an Executive Head Chef who has the experience and drive to take this unique venue to the next level. Delivering contemporary cuisine to our VIP and leisure guests, we require an outstanding team player who can bring flair and innovation to the pro

position. Being a people leader. Work alongside the General Manager to recruit, on board, develop, inspire and retain the best kitchen talent.

Being passionate about our food, knowing the menu inside out, and training your team up to do the same.

Working with the whole restaurant team to deliver Great Times for our customers and taking absolute pride in the presentation and quality of food from your kitchen.

What we look for

  • Hold relevant Certificate III cookery qualifications and previous experience in a similar role.
  • A Food Safety Certificate.
  • Have knowledge of different of cuisines.
  • Have knowledge and understanding of HACCP and H&S
  • Understanding of the importance of the brigade work.

What's in it for you?

  • Great development opportunities
  • 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
  • Pension and Healthcare Schemes
  • Generous recommend a friend scheme
  • Apprenticeship (from Level 2 to Level 5)
  • Access to discounts and cashback through a huge range of retailers and service providers via our online benefits portal
  • Great Recognition program
  • ...and many more!