Executive Chef
wilson vale
Birmingham, West Midlands
1d ago

Executive Chef

An exciting opportunity has arisen to become an Executive Chef based at a prestigious Law firm we provide catering for in the City of Birmingham.

We are a contract catering company that provides a fresh food service, serving seasonal and innovative food to a rosette standard for initially 150 rising to 500 in September.

We provide provide Breakfast, Lunch, Hospitality and Fine dining for both Clients and Staff at this site. The food offer represents Modern, Bistro and Fine dining.

There is an onsite staff restaurant and also Hospitality for Client entertaining on other floors of the building.

As our Executive Chef you will join and head up a talented team of 8 staff and will deputise in the Chef Manager’s absence.

You will be responsible for the daily operation of the kitchen and the preparation and cooking of all dishes. You must be responsible, dedicated and a strong leader with the ability to manage a brigade of chefs and general assistants across all services.

You will be able support the Chef Manager in training and developing the team.

You will also be responsible for delivering consistent food standards following both the Wilson Vale brand standards and also adding that additional flair to our services.

You will need fresh and current menu ideas and must be able to show flair in your work.

The successful candidate will be passionate about food, innovative in their approach but very hands on to work with the team.

There will be an expectation to serve the food on the counter at service times as this is a fundamental part of the role and be able to be flexible enough to cater for fine dines.

You will have experience in working with fresh food and local suppliers at this level to deliver the best qualities and standards.

You will be able to cook to 2 Rosette standard and be financially astute. You will be responsible for producing exciting weekly menus for the staff resturant.

Why work for us?

  • Our working hours are some of the best you'll find in catering - we are strong believers in work / life balance
  • Our pay rates are extremely competitive
  • Our working environment is fun and inspiring, with excellent career development opportunities
  • Enhanced pension scheme for all employees
  • Life assurance scheme for all employees
  • This is a permanent position, working 40hours Monday to Friday, starting at 7.00am. A degree of flexibility is required to cater to the needs of the business and the unit including evenings and occasional weekends.

    Wilson Vale is an equal opportunities employer.

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