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Head Chef

Role: Head Chef

Location: Lancashire

Salary / Rate of pay: from £45,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Platinum Recruitment is working in partnership with a busy 4 star hotel in the Blackburn area of Lancashire, and we have a fantastic opportunity for a Head Chef to join their team.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary
  • Performance related bonus
  • Meals provided whilst on duty
  • Free staff parking
  • Free use of the leisure facilities
  • Discounted staff stays at any hotel within the group, nationwide
  • Opportunity to buy additional holiday entitlement
  • Employee discounts
  • Sales incentives and rewards
  • Company pension
  • Training and development opportunities


  • from £45,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Why choose our Client?

Our client is a busy 4 star hotel, set inside a beautiful historic country house hotel, just 15 minutes’ drive from the centre of Blackburn. Situated close to the nearby motorway, with a bus stop outside the hotel and the nearest train station being less than 2 miles away; the hotel is easily accessible for both drivers and non-drivers alike.

The hotel offers diners an elegantly decorated main restaurant, serving international cuisine, catering for an average of 100 covers during the week, rising to 150 covers at weekends. There is also a lounge bar area which can seat an additional 40, and offers a selection of lighter meals and snacks. The leisure club also offers an array of light snacks, seating up to 50 guests. An afternoon tea offering is popular with leisure and spa guests, catering for an average of 10-20 covers per day.

Weddings, meetings and events are also popular here and the hotel can cater for up to 450 covers at any one time.

Please note, accommodation is not available with this role therefore candidates should only apply if they are able to commute daily to the Blackburn area.

What’s involved?

As the Head Chef, you will have a positive ‘can do’ attitude and be an excellent motivator to lead and develop your kitchen team of 11. You will be responsible for hiring, training, developing and leading a team of 11, with a view of working towards a 4 on 3 off-shift pattern; creating a better work/life balance for all.

You will have a hands-on approach; getting involved in the day-to-day catering operation, as well as managing department operations including controlling a budget and keeping accurate records, forecasting, ordering online, managing health and safety procedures, resource planning and waste management.

You will be responsible for creating mouthwatering menus that adhere to company brand standards whilst tickling the guests’ tastebuds at the same time!

The successful Head Chef will be experienced in catering for large C&B numbers and have extensive allergen and HACCP knowledge.

Please note, accommodation is not available with this role therefore candidates should only apply if they are able to commute daily to the Blackburn area.

Sound like the role for you? Then we would love to hear from you!

Click Apply Now and one of the team will in touch to discuss this Head Chef role in Blackburn.

Don’t forget to speak to your consultant about our “Recommend a Friend” referral scheme and find out how you could earn up to £250 per recommendation.

Tania Varley

Job Number: 926972 /INDHOSP

Job Role: Head Chef

Location: Blackburn, Lancashire

Platinum Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Expiration date:
  • Job Title: Head Chef
  • Salary: £45000 - £47000
  • Sector: Hotels
  • Position: Head Chef


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