Head Chef – Bishopstoke Park, Bishopstoke
Head Chef – Bishopstoke Park
Location: Bishopstoke Park, Church Road, Bishopstoke, Hampshire, SO50 6HE
Salary: £35k per annum
The UK’s first Retirement Village to be awarded an AA Rosette
We are currently seeking an experienced Head Chef to play a key part in the operation of our £65m plus flagship village in Bishopstoke. Opened in 2015 with 93 luxury apartments the village has continued to grow with an additional 73 apartments opened in November 2017.
You will be responsible for overseeing the food delivery of our AA Rosette level restaurant, alongside our 48 bedroom care home, shop and juice bar. This is a unique opportunity for a Head Chef who has the experience and understanding of how to achieve and maintain an AA Rosette, whilst also providing high quality menus to our care home residents, ensuring their meals are appetising and nutritionally balanced.
We are looking for an enthusiastic Chef who has the ability to transport their fun and passion from the kitchen to the customer. You will have the ability to manage a team of people, produce initiative and exciting menus, and manage budgets and maintain a high standard of hygiene. If you are a qualified chef with four years’ experience in a senior role within a quality catering establishment, have exceptional cooking ability and have real flare and passion for food and are looking for a role that won’t have you working late into the night, then you could be just who we are looking for. You’ll need to have gained your experience within the hospitality sector or in a quality restaurant. Basic IT skills and knowledge of dietary requirements for older people would also be beneficial.
Set in 34 acres of beautiful Hampshire countryside this brand new state of the art site has a 90 seater fine dining restaurant, café style shop, juice bar and private dining. The restaurant is also about to undergo an exciting refurbishment to extended its bar, lounge and dining areas. In addition to the 170 village apartments there are also extensive leisure facilities. The site also has a 48 bed residential home and 19 assisted living apartments.
In return we offer a salary of £35k for a 37.5 hour week, generous benefits including contributory pension scheme, optional 25% discounted private health cover, Life Assurance, discounted retail and child care vouchers and the ability to buy and sell annual leave entitlement.
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Please note the application closing date may change if we receive a high volume of application