Head Chef - Warner

Executive / Head Chef - Warner

Do you want a career working for one of the Sunday Times Best Big Companies in the UK?

A rewarding career at Warner Leisure Hotels means joining one great team who aim to create a warm hearted and seamless experience across our 13 unique and beautiful Hotels and Coastal Villages.

The Purpose of the role:

As an Executive / Head Chef at Warner Leisure Hotels you will you will lead, support and coach a large team in delivering exceptional dining experiences for our guests in multiple outlets within our Hotels and Coastal Villages. You will work in a high performing, fast paced volume catering environment geared to exceed our guest's needs and expectations on a daily basis.

Role responsibilities:

• Accountability for delivery of exceptional food standards outlined within the department handbooks and the  Warner culture, with the aim of promoting guest loyalty and repeat bookings
• To control stock management, production levels and portion control to achieve and exceed budgeted targets for  Food Cost
• To manage Departmental Budgets to support the team and guest experience, providing your team with the  appropriate tools and resources for the job and the guests with an experience they will value
• To manage the Kitchen Payroll Budget to agreed level by providing the right team at the right place at the  right time
• Providing a safe and secure environment by adhering to the companies Health & Safety policy and Food Safety  Management System. Compliance will be measured by External Audits
• Complete administrative work relating to stock, Health & Safety and team in a timely manner
• Ensuring your personal grooming reflects the company standards
• Taking part in all appropriate training sessions as requested
• To train & develop your team whilst leading by example
• To carry out any other duties reasonably requested by a member of the Management Team
 Experience and training:
• We welcome applicants with previous experience as an Executive / Head Chef, working ideally within a large scale, 180+ room hotel or multi outlet catering environment
• You must have a proven track record of training, developing, building and motivating a team
• It is essential that you have a Level 3 Food Safety Certificate

The benefits of working with us:

• Free use of many of the Hotel/Coastal Village facilities and discounts off our food and retail outlets
• 20% team member discount across Warner Leisure Hotels, Butlin’s and Haven holidays for you, your family and  friends
• Reward and recognition schemes including long service
• Externally recognised qualifications that will give you the opportunity to progress and develop within Bourne Leisure
• Government pension scheme

To take the next step in building the Warner career you’ve always dreamed of...apply now!


Littlecote House Hotel


Hungerford, Berkshire RG17 0SU GBR



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Effective Date

30 October 2019

Expiration Date

26 November 2019

Coronavirus Guidance

At this difficult time, we are focused on looking after our team and guests, but we hope to return to normality soon.
If you have applied for a vacancy recently we will be in touch as soon as we have an update for you.
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Best Wishes
Bourne Resourcing Team