About This Position

Head Chef
Up to £33,000 plus Live-in
London, SE18 1GH
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Head Chef - Live In

Woolwich Arsenal

Woolwich Arsenal DLR, Two minute walk away


About Us:

The Guard House is a beautiful pub, located in Royal Arsenal, serving the best of British food, both seasonal and fresh. Situated in a historic building, The Guard House has plenty of space and character, including 2 private rooms available for private dinner parties, weddings and special occasions. Close to Woolwich market and travel links via Woolwich Arsenal DLR and soon to be home to Crossrail (8 minutes to Canary Wharf) 10 minutes by bus to Greenwich, O2.

Our offer to our new Head Chef

- Head Chefs get to have full autonomy to create your own menu’s and specials.

- Up to £33,000 per annum plus off-site Live-In

- 28 days holiday per year

- Average working hours will be 48 per week

- 20% discount in all Young’s & Geronimo pubs and hotels

- Access to our Apprenticeship Scheme, development programmes and Chef Academy

What we look for in a Head Chef;

This role requires someone that can inspire a team, to bring out the potential and lead by example whilst being able to develop, cost and produce fresh seasonal menus for the variety of revenue streams within the business.

- Have experience championing excellent service through quality food either as a Head Chef or in the position of Sous Chef.

- Demonstrate a passion for leading and developing a team

- Be an active hands-on team player with excellent communication skills

- Be responsible and able to manage the kitchen staff rota, training and all health and safety effectively at all times

- Be able to demonstrate your creativity and ability to design and deliver new dishes for our menus and daily specials

- Demonstrate great planning and organisational skills, necessary to maintain effective controls with regard to both GP and labour

- Have a pro-active approach to driving sales and delivering growth, through engagement with both kitchen and front of house teams


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