Head Chef

Aspers Northampton

Aspers is a premier entertainment destination for all local and international visitors. We provide patrons with a broad choice of gaming options, restaurant and bar hospitality, live entertainment and other leisure offerings to meet their expectations.

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Head Chef at our established site in Northampton. This hands-on role will support the Head of Food & Beverage with the smooth running of the kitchen. The role is ultimately accountable for optimising service time through leading and motivating all team members to deliver an engaging customer experience. In addition, the role encompasses the legal responsibilities of a Food & Beverage operation, ensuring compliance and minimal risk. The successful candidate for this role will be able to forecast, plan and manage all Food & Beverage orders, preparation, legislation, staff and finance with the goal being focused on maximising sales and revenue through customer satisfaction and employee engagement.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • A minimum of 2 years Chef experience
  • Level 2 or above Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Knowledge and understanding of Kitchen and restaurant H&S legislation
  • Stocktaking experience and knowledge
  • Micros and Procure Wizard experience preferred but not essential

Personal Characteristics:

  • Grill Chef background within a busy entertainment environment
  • Solid understanding of leadership and management practices
  • Ability for independent working in a fact paced, high volume environment
  • Able to self- motivate
  • Organised and efficient approach to work
  • Pays attention to detail

Additional Information

The chef role forms part of a 7-day 24 hour operation, as such flexibility is required by the incumbent. There is a minimum expectation that the role will work shifts, and this means evening, night and weekend obligations outside of “normal” working hours.

Please note that the vacancy may be removed earlier than the closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Please send an up-to-date CV to:
Closing date for applications is: Thursday 28th February 2019

Aligned to Gambling Legislation, all applicants must be aged 18 or over to work at Aspers.

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