Head Chef

We are looking for Head Chef to join our team here at Warner Leisure Hotels

About the role:
The Head Chef will promote and maintain a culture which delivers the highest operational standards which exceed performance and guest expectations through a culture of excellence.
You will be responsible for driving, financial success, guest service, exceptional food quality and maximising the Kitchens potential.

You will nurture an environment that allows your team to perform at their best through high performance and high fulfilment and creating memories for our guests and giving our team opportunities of a lifetime.

You will be responsible for
Directs, leads and coaches the team’s activities within the Kitchen to ensure all areas of responsibilities are covered

Takes ownership of Kitchen, monitoring consistent delivery of a quality Warner experience in line with the Warner Brand Standards and continually looking and learning to develop your venue.

Confidently deals with guest concerns with the ability to resolve problems, showing empathy and understanding continually looking to improvise with opportunities our guests provide.

Monitors guest insights, using feedback to drive a culture of improvement.

Effectively projects for guest demand, monitoring speed of service and is proactive in arranging appropriate resource/support to ensure the guest experience is not affected

Demonstrates and role models a commitment to delivering superior food quality and guest experience in everything that you do to the agreed Warner Brand Standards

Takes responsibility to ensure all team are always adhering to the Warner Brand Standards including appearance standards

Supporting and liaising with our central Food & Beverage team in regard to new menu launches and the implementation process.

Manages compliance with all relevant legislation, company and Health & Safety policies within your area of responsibility

Ensure the Kitchen Health & Safety checks are being carried out daily and any concerns are raised to the Head of Hospitality, General Manager or Maintenance team

We are looking for:
Experience / Skills
Understanding of different communication styles, along with your own, with the ability to be able to communicate with versatility at all levels

Has a high level of operational knowledge specific to your area of expertise and uses this skill and knowledge to coach team members to thrive

Ability to effectively lead, motivate and engage your team, even in times of high demand

Able to manage multiple priorities and adapts quickly to changing requirements

Willingness to challenge if standards aren’t meeting required levels

Good financial knowledge with the ability to manage costs in line with Kitchen budgets

Ability to coach and give feedback to team members to improve performance

Food safety level 3 

Food safety level 4 

About us
We’re Warner Leisure Hotels. We specialise in fabulous breaks across the UK exclusively for adults. Everything we do, from the little kindnesses to the big surprises, from sharing a smile to going the extra mile, is because we are dedicated to our guests’ delight.
We’re one great team sharing the same great story, the same goals and the same excitement for the future. That’s why we’ve been voted one of the Sunday Times Top 30 Best Big Companies to work for and we’re proud to have been ranked for ten years in a row!

What do we offer:
Discounted Haven, Butlin’s and Warner Leisure Hotels holidays for you, your family and friends
Reward and recognition schemes
Externally recognised qualifications to give you the opportunity to develop and progress
Lifestyle and shopping discounts and benefits

Unwavering focus on cleanliness and our reassurance to you
The safety of our team has always been our number one priority and now more than ever, we will raise our standards and expectations even higher. We have been working tirelessly since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic to find ways of being able to re-open our business by adapting how we operate, ensuring we continue to give our guests a great time with memories that last a lifetime, in a world of social distancing and an unwavering focus on cleanliness.

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Holme Lacy House Hotel


Bridge Road, Holme Lacy, Hereford HR2 6LP GBR



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Effective Date

13 May 2022

Expiration Date

30 May 2022