Head Chef

Woodbridge

Exciting opportunity for an experienced Head Chef at The Crown at Woodbridge who can continue The Crowns food success!

Head Chef at The Crown at Woodbridge
Woodbridge
Salary: up to £35,000 pa

Exciting opportunity for an experienced Head Chef at The Crown at Woodbridge who can continue The Crowns food success!

Woodbridge is a growing, affluent, vibrant town in the heart of Suffolk, an easy commute from the county town of Ipswich. The Crown at Woodbridge sits at the top of the main thoroughfare in the heart of the bar and restaurant scene.

The Crown is a small, boutique 10-bedroom hotel, with good food is at its heart. Catering towards a younger market who are looking for fantastic food and an abundance of choice ranging from the latest vegan favourite to a Dirty Hot Dog and a cocktail on a Wednesday night.

Here’s what we’re looking for in our new Head Chef…

Extraordinary Service, ensuring every dish leaving the kitchen tastes and looks as good as the last

Dedicated to The Details, overseeing all elements of food and kitchen safety making sure no detail is over looked

Hospitality Expert, understanding your guest to ensure menus are appealing and delivering for the target market

Unity in Community, working with your kitchen brigade and front of house team ensuring the two teams work in harmony

Making it Happen, if you spot an opportunity to improve the guest experience, do it, we’re looking for someone who isn’t going to walk on by.

If you think this Head Chef role is for you, take a read through the fantastic benefits on offer:

·Tips

·Free golf at Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel.

·33 days holiday per year, including bank holidays.

·Chef Whites provided and laundered.

·Up to 50% staff discount on accommodation and dining throughout the Company for family members.

·£35 per room B&B for employee and guest at any of our hotels.

·Discount at the Weavers’ House Spa at The Swan Hotel, Lavenham.

·Free staff meals when on duty.

·Employee Assistance Programme – Hospitality Action.

·Workplace Pension Scheme.

·Simply Health “cash back” health benefit scheme.

·Edenred – Employee Benefit Scheme.

·Long Service Awards.

We are currently offering the following benefits:

Discretionary Service Bonus

For every £1 you earn in tips we will match the amount £1 for £1 to create the Discretionary Service Bonus Fund. This Service Bonus is then divided equally across our Folk in addition to your hourly wage and hotel tips. The Service Bonus can be worth up to an extra 70p per hour in peak season, all for delivering great hospitality. Terms and Conditions apply, available 17th May - 30th September 2021

Paid Overtime for Salaried Folk

If you work on a salaried contract, typically 40 hours per week, for any hours worked 45 or above you will be paid overtime at your equivalent hourly rate. Terms and Conditions apply, available 17th May - 30th September 2021

About The Hotel Folk:

Founded in 1996, The Hotel Folk have grown to comprise six unique and individual family run hotels, a Country Club, and luxurious Spa. Whilst all our properties are charmingly individual with their own unique personality, the thing they all have in common is the people; a community of Folk obsessed with looking after our guests and delivering a blow-your-socks-off hospitality experience.

COVID-19 considerations:
Please visit https://www.thecrownatwoodbridge.co.uk/info/covid-19/ for information on all we are doing to ensure our employees and customers stay safe.

Please note that we will not be able to process your application unless you have Right to Work in the UK.

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