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Head Chef - Sedgebrook Hall

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5 Jul 2024
Head Chef  - Sedgebrook Hall
  • £45,000 per annum
  • 5 out of 7 days per week 
  • Medicash - Healthcare benefits, including dental, optical and therapy treatments (includes up to 4 dependent children) 
  • Aviva Digicare - Free annual healthcare check 
  • Exclusive Benefits and Wellbeing site (Perks at Work) 
  • Entertainment discounts - up to 55% off cinema tickets 
  • Health and Wellbeing discounts - Discounts for Nuffield Health (20%) and Pure Gym (10%) 
  • Travel discounts - Discounts with holiday companies such as TUI and Expedia 
  • Shopping discounts - Save up to 15% at high street and online stores by purchasing Shopping Cards 
  • Meals on duty 
  • Vodaphone discounts 
  • Pension scheme and Life Assurance 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • 23 days + BH's and additional day off for your birthday 
  • 2 days additional leave, following return from Maternity leave during first year back 
  • Competitive and supportive family benefits 
  • Day off for baby's 1st birthday 
  • Holiday purchase scheme 
  • On-going training, development and career pathways 
  • Professional subscriptions paid
  • Financial wellbeing programme and preferred rates on salary finance products 
The Venues Collection: part of Levy UK + Ireland, is a grouping of five, easily accessible properties located across the UK. With an array of both contemporary and historic meeting spaces, they also cater for every memorable moment: from christenings to birthdays, engagement parties to weddings and anniversaries to celebrations of life. Spaces to Meet, Spaces to Sleep, Spaces to Celebrate.

Sedgebrook Hall is located in the charming village of Chapel Brampton in the heart of the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside and set in 13 acres of picturesque gardens. The original manor house is a spectacular sight to see. Our hotel in Northampton is the ideal place to stay for leisure guests and business travellers alike. 

About the role:
  • Our Head Chef role is a key position in the future development of this exciting business and will be instrumental in achieving our sustainability goals
  • You will work closely with the GM and the senior leadership team, developing an outstanding culinary experience for all guests
We are committed to providing first class working conditions and a permanent career, with excellent opportunities to develop and progress within our team. If you have a love of preparing, cooking and presenting food to exceptional standards, enjoy working in a busy and well equipped kitchen, have a real eye for detail, working to the highest standards of food hygiene and understand the importance of working effectively with other departments to deliver great food experiences for our guests, then we may have the job you have been looking for

Who you are:
  • You will play a pivotal role in the kitchen and must be quick-thinking, adaptable and calm under pressure. You will be ambitious, confident, and resilient, someone who take a hands-on approach and enjoys leading a talented brigade.
  • You will have a real passion for fresh ingredients and enjoy creating stunning dishes time and time again, with a proven track record in high quality environments
  • Confidence is key with the ability to demonstrate your own style with finesse and flair and illustrate how you keep pace with food trends and translate them to exciting and appealing menu and food offers.
  • We have a guest first approach and you will showcase how you are able to adapt style to a broad range of experiences.
  • You will be commercially minded with evidence of successfully managing costs in line with exceptional delivery and evidence experience of supervising or managing people.
  • You will have the experience and confidence to work with online food ordering, food waste management systems, as well as Menu Planning applications. 
  • This is not a 9-5 role and you will be expected to work to the business needs during the relevant service periods including weekends.
  • You will also have a proven track record of exemplary food safety and hygiene.   

At Levy UK + Ireland, we take pride in fostering a workplace culture that celebrates diversity and promotes inclusion. We believe that our differences are our greatest strengths, and we are committed to creating an environment where every individual is valued, respected, and empowered. Our team is a vibrant tapestry of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, which enriches our creativity, innovation, and overall success. We are dedicated to providing equal opportunities, promoting fairness, and ensuring that all voices are heard.

We firmly believe that a diverse team leads to innovation and creativity. We welcome candidates from all walks of life and backgrounds to join us in our mission to create a supportive and equitable work environment where everyone has the chance to excel and collaborate.

Join us in our journey towards a more diverse and inclusive world, where every person has the chance to thrive and contribute their unique talents. Together, we can achieve greatness.

We collaborate with some of the UK's most game-changing and well-loved brands, all sharing our vision for bringing best-in-class experiences.
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