Website Belsfield Hotel

We’re looking to recruit an experienced Head Chef for the historic Belsfield Hotel in Windermere.

This role offers a strong work life balance, live-in accomodation (if required) and the chance to put your own creative and cultural stamp across an energetic and engaged team.

From the moment you step into our charming 4 star hotel in Lake Windermere, our dedicated, friendly team are on-hand to ensure your every need is met. Whether it’s a personalised concierge service, attention to detail in your room, or exquisite dining experiences, our goal is to make your stay unforgettable.

Who are we?

Aimbridge Hospitality EMEA are a division of the global Aimbridge Hospitality brand, overseeing over 1,500 hotels and resorts across the world. We work with big brands such as Hilton, Accor, Marriot and IHG as well as small independent hotels and everything in between.

What is in it for you?

As part of the Aimbridge team, you will have access to a suite of benefits that include

  • Hotel discounts portfolio wide – Staff rates and up to 50% discount on food & beverage and spa.
  • Wagestream – Stream up to 40% pay as it is earned and set automatic savings to support your financial wellbeing.
  • 24/7 access to our employee assistance programme.
  • Live-in accommodation available
  • Flexible working opportunities

A day in the life of…

As Head Chef you will be responsible for overseeing and developing smooth operations of a busy kitchen, with emphasis on quality and presentation and maximising every opportunity to ensure profit and cost margins are met and consistently kept in line with budget. You will be Menu planning, cost, and budget controlling to ensure food cost is achieved. Finally, recruitment, training, and development of the team is important to ensure we deliver exceptional service whilst maintaining strict controls of food safety/health & safety to ensure statutory compliance.

What do we need from you?

  • We’re looking for a strong kitchen manager can take control of all things operational including costs and health and safety
  • You will also have experience at this level or senior sous chef level and a successful track record  within a hotel or established hospitality venue.
  • You’ll be looking to nurture and grow our fantasticly driven and engaging culture on site with strong interpersonal skills, and a proven track record developing high performing teams.
  • This role offers the chance for your to let your creative juices flow and put your stamp on our menu so you’ll need Creativity and superior culinary skills to create exceptional dishes.

Interested? Click apply and start your journey with Aimbridge EMEA today. Your dream job awaits…

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