Head Chef at The Royal Academy of Arts


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Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
From £14.00 per hour
Working Hours:
Flexible Hours
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London
Closing Date:
Job Category:
UK Sports & Leisure – Casual FOH
Sodexo Segment:
UK Sodexo Live - Casual

Job Introduction

Sodexo are currently looking for a Head Chef to join out team at The Royal Academy of Arts, to deliver a world class guest experience. We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and motivated individual to lead our Kitchen Brigade.

Job responsibilities

  • Take overall responsibility for the F&B offering and development for the Restaurant operation
  • Work with the Executive Chef to evolve menus and concepts, having an innovative approach to The RAA offer
  • Attend client meetings and client tastings, reviewing menus and consistency of food.
  • Continuously seek ways to enhance quality through innovation and cost efficiency by monitoring performance against existing standards
  • Coordinate/Conduct new starter training alongside supporting the development the Kitchen Team.
  • Completion of all kitchen based paperwork and compliance with company and statutory regulations relating to safe systems of work, health & safety, hygiene, cleanliness and COSHH

What we are looking for

  • Demonstrable experience in a high volume environment, ideally major events or banqueting operation
  • Fine Dining background, gained in hotels, restaurants or contract catering
  • A passionate interest in the Catering Industry - with the knowledge of current trends and excitement about food
  • A competent communicator, with the ability to present to colleagues, peers and clients
  • Evidence of being organised and posses excellent workforce planning skills

The Royal Academy of Arts is open from Tuesday - Sunday, from 10am - 6pm daily and we are able to offer flexible hours around these times.

About The Company

Sodexo Sports and Leisure is offering exciting opportunities to work at top venues delivering the highest standard of events across the country. As a company we provide catering on behalf of our clients at prestigious sites and events including Ascot Racecourse, The RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Brighton AMEX Stadium, Edinburgh Corn Exchange, Goodison Park and many more.

To help us deliver the highest quality service we are looking for passionate, enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team. We have a range of positions available to set you off on the right track within Sodexo, so step up to the mark, be more than a spectator and become a part of our team.