Head Chef


Website The Bell Inn

Horndon on the Hill

The Bell in the affluent Buckinghamshire village of Stoke Mandeville was formally an award-winning, food-led destination pub. With an inside capacity for 50 covers, a patio for al fresco dining and a large delightful garden, The Bell has something to delight all who visit it.

Guests can enjoy a quiet morning coffee, a few drinks with friends or a memorable dining experience. We are so excited to be adding this stunning pub to our Managed House portfolio and are now looking to recruit genuine hospitality lovers to join us as the opening team.

Your role as Head Chef:

– Responsible for all food production ensuring that food is prepared to an exemplary standard
– Overall accountability for hygiene and health and safety within the kitchen
– Ensuring all team members are fully trained and aware of how food is stored, rotated and disposed of and monitoring their adherence
– To ensure that food and labour costs are effectively managed in order to achieve a strong food margin and labour within budget
– Responsible for the recruitment, training, coaching and development of a new kitchen team to ensure the delivery of excellent food quality and guest satisfaction
– To train and coach the front of house team to ensure that they have a good knowledge of all menu items to so that our guest service is of the highest standards
– Ensure that company policies and procedures are followed by checking Food Safety and Health & Safety daily and Business Due Diligence on a weekly basis
– Complete daily and weekly stock checks and ensure that all invoices are processed daily and accounted for
– Input into menu development as required

What we are looking for:

– Currently a Head Chef with a background in a premium environment and passion for fresh food
– The ability to deliver to excellent standards in a fast paced and pressurised environment
– Leadership qualities including motivating your team through holding regular and engaging team meetings and briefs
– A role model and a vision to inspire the kitchen team
– Ability to deal with poor performers in a fair and constructive way
What we will offer you:

In return, we will provide you with a great package including:

• Competitive salary & bonus
• 28 days holiday
• Pension
• Retail discounts
• Fun culture surrounded by a supportive team


To apply for this job please visit www.caterer.com.

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